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Ricoh awarded with Verizon's 2020 Supplier Sustainability Award

PRESS RELEASE - Ricoh and Verizon simplify complexities to help reduce overall paper usage as well as recycle used toner cartridges

Companies Worth $15T Named to CDP's 2020 ‘A List’ of Environmental Leaders

PRESS RELEASE - Over 300 companies have today been named on this year’s A List by environmental non-profit CDP. This is a major increase on last year, despite the unprecedented challenges posed by COVID-19.

25 Brand Leaders Share Lessons Learned from Remaining True to Purpose

WALKING THE TALK - A new ebook compiles insights from dozens of interviews with business leaders from the Purpose 360 podcast. The ebook is designed to be easily shared with colleagues, to help advance discussions about purpose into actionable strategy and practice.

‘Shipageddon’ Isn’t Just About Deliverability — It’s About Sustainability

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - The impacts of shipageddon will extend far beyond the processing of the glut of holidays packages. Are companies prepared to fulfill the surge in orders? And are packaging companies ensuring both product safety and the planet’s longevity?

New Guidelines, 2020 Brand Audit Aim to Finally Move the Needle on Corporate Plastic Stewardship

WASTE NOT - Since scientists first raised the alarm about plastic pollution in the environment, brands have been slow to respond. Will the 2020 Brand Audit and new plastic-stewardship guidelines help accelerate an overdue shift away from single-use plastic?

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Bid Adieu to This Dumpster Fire of a Year! The 2020 SB Holiday Gift Guide

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - No offense, 2020 — but it is high time we put you to bed and look toward the future. After the year we’ve had, we all deserve a little pampering — and so do the makers of these thoughtful, ethically made products …

Gildan Receives Its 13th FUNDAHRSE Seal for ESG Work in Honduras

PRESS RELEASE - Gildan announced today that it is once again a recipient of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Seal by the Fundación Hondureña de Responsabilidad Social Empresarial.

3 Lessons for Brands on How to (Credibly) Drive Social Change

MARKETING AND COMMS - The most creative marketers bring their passion to help brands drive positive change. But what does that actually look like? Here are three key takeaways for marketers looking to stay relevant in a changing world, and take a stand for good. 

Sustainability and Healthcare: Transformational Work During a Global Pandemic

COLLABORATION - Shaw is spotlighting organizations making a positive impact through initiatives that support the wellbeing of people and the planet. Here, we discuss a new sustainability initiative led by three of the most influential organizations working to transform health care: Health Care Without Harm, Practice Greenhealth and Greenhealth Exchange.

McDonalds’ McPlant Burger and the Evolution of the ‘Purpose Wash’ Debate

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - To be effective, sustainability and purpose work should create positive business change, not positive media stories. They are management tools, not PR initiatives. So, should brands stop communicating until they’ve got something concrete to say?

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Nestlé U.S. Accelerates Path Towards a Sustainable Future, Announces New Projects and Brand Commitments on its Journey to Net Zero

PRESS RELEASE - Sweet Earth Foods commit to carbon neutrality by 2025 Coffee mate® will convert entire portfolio to 100% recyclable bottles

BASF and BillerudKorsnäs cooperate to develop unique home-compostable paper laminate for flexible packaging

PRESS RELEASE - BASF and the Swedish packaging manufacturer BillerudKorsnäs have cooperated to develop a unique home-compostable paper laminate for flexible packaging.

Brewed Responsibly: How Smart Craft Brewers Are Cleaning Up Our Favorite Beverage

WASTE NOT - The immediate future offers a financial challenge for most brewers and distributors; but everyone from craft brewers to large factories can increase sustainability and protect their bottom lines through process efficiencies, more nimble supply chains and smart recycling solutions.

Busting Myths About Biodiesel’s Environmental Impact

CLEANTECH - Debate about whether biofuels are environmentally friendly goes on — especially around land use. At issue is whether the amount of land available for agricultural production can support the growing global population’s demand for both food and fuel.

3 Advances in Sequestering Carbon in the Built Environment

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - The ability to not only eliminate greenhouse gas emissions, but actually sequester carbon, would transform buildings from net negative to net positive entities. Here, we examine several approaches making this possible.

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The Moment of Truth for Urban Mobility Decarbonization Is Upon Us

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Urban mobility has continued to evolve along with humans’ changing need for transport. Here are a few emerging technologies, public-private partnerships and city design initiatives fueling the transition to a sustainable future for urban mobility.

Danone Expands Parental Leave to 3,500 Manufacturing Colleagues, Promoting Gender Equity for All

PRESS RELEASE - Newly enhanced policy provides 18 weeks of leave, on a gender-neutral basis to all 5,700 U.S. employees

PCC Community Markets recognized with world's first Living Building Challenge Petal-Certified Grocery Store by International Living Future Institute

PRESS RELEASE - PCC Community Markets (PCC), the largest community-owned food co-op in the U.S., in collaboration with the International Living Future Institute (ILFI), today announced that the PCC Community Markets in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle is the first Living Building Challenge (LBC) Petal-Certified grocery store in the world.

Murals Honor the Farmers Behind Our Favorite Products, Benefits of Fair Trade

MARKETING AND COMMS - The murals were part of a Fairtrade America campaign during October for Fair Trade Month, to raise awareness of Fairtrade’s positive impacts. Shoppers voiced their choice for Fairtrade and won various Fairtrade prizes.

Corporate-Backed Tech Accelerator's Innovation Ecosystem to Foster Climate Solutions

CLEANTECH - Backed by 9 corporate giants representing $3T in market cap and 9 investor partners with $2B in assets, the D3 tech accelerator will help commercialize and scale an inaugural cohort of almost 50 climate-innovation startups.

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