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Does Waste Have an Image Problem?

WASTE NOT - For circularity to become mainstream, where nothing is wasted and everything is fed back into the system, it requires businesses to find value in resources already in circulation — and reframe how they perceive waste in the first place.

A Path for Small Businesses to Achieve Climate Neutrality

THE NEXT ECONOMY - The climate crisis is waiting for no one; and the choices we make over the next few years will determine the world we create for ourselves and for future generations. We can and must succeed — and SMEs have a critical role in ensuring that we do.

Is Your Brand Really Making Progress Towards Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice? 

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - More companies are outlining policies and setting targets for DEIJ, but meeting those commitments remains a challenge. At Just Brands ‘21 (May 6-7), major companies share keys to implementation of authentic strategies, to realize the moral and business imperative of becoming a truly inclusive brand. 

Shaw Industries Releases 12th Annual Sustainability Report

PRESS RELEASE - Shaw Industries 12th Annual Sustainability Report focuses on the company’s sustain[HUMAN]ability® strategy and progress made amid an unprecedented year

Preventing Toxic Pollution in a Pandemic: Retailers Report Progress Toward Safer Chemicals

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - The fifth annual 'Who's Minding the Store?' retailer report card shines a light on both market leaders and laggards in chemical safety. Grading retailers against one another motivates action to improve; and mobilizing public concern reminds companies that customers matter the most.

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Trending: The North Face, Timberland, Vans Scaling Regenerative Supply Chains

SUPPLY CHAIN - Three of VF Corporation’s top outdoor apparel brands have committed to bold goals around circularity and scaling regenerative ag practices — including having all of their top materials be recycled, regenerative or renewable by 2025.

Yemi Alade Voices New Animation for World Malaria Day and Joins African Changemakers Behind the ‘Draw The Line’ Against Malaria Campaign

PRESS RELEASE - Yemi Alade Voices New Animation for World Malaria Day and Joins African Changemakers Behind the ‘Draw The Line’ Against Malaria Campaign

Co|Lab is a HITT: Innovative Facility Serves as Hub for R&D of Emerging Materials

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - HITT Contracting’s demo facility was designed to highlight circular design; focus on healthy material selection; and meet the most rigorous, sustainable standards for the construction industry.

Kingsford® Unveils Inaugural Class Of Preserve The Pit™ Fellows to Continue The Barbecue Traditions Ignited By The Black Community

PRESS RELEASE - Kingsford® Unveils Inaugural Class Of Preserve The Pit™ Fellows to Continue The Barbecue Traditions Ignited By The Black Community

How Thrive Market Is Building the World’s First Climate-Positive Retailer

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - Carbon neutral since day one, we see our next task as going beyond sustainability towards an approach that preserves, heals and actually improves the planet. So, we’ve charted a path to become the world’s first climate-positive grocery store by 2025.

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Rising to the Challenge: Meeting the World’s Demand for More Cotton While Using Less Land

SUPPLY CHAIN - US cotton growers have long been stewards of the land. They continue to adapt and innovate to develop more cotton with the space they have. The U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol intends to build on this progress and create a smarter cotton future.

The Luxury Consumer, Sustainability and Social Responsibility: It’s Complicated

WALKING THE TALK - Whether environmental or social, luxury brands *will* have to contend with issues related to corporate social responsibility — it’s in the zeitgeist. “Being your best self” is the essence of luxury. Values and purpose are thus luxury essentials, not just nice-to-haves.

Are you ‘Looped In’? Circular Economy Leaders Share Their Latest Solutions

FROM PURPOSE TO ACTION: BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE TOGETHER - In Dow’s ‘Looped In’ series, Global Sustainability Director Jeff Wooster talks with circular economy advocates from major brands to discuss promising initiatives and partnerships, and what we can learn from the results.

Intrepid Travel Offers 40+ Decarbonized Tours Amid Tourism’s Recovery

THE NEXT ECONOMY - The world’s largest B Corp travel company has introduced 42 new, low-carbon alternative tours. The move is part of a wider decarbonization plan that includes removing all flights under 90 minutes from the top 50 trips, where possible, by the end of 2022.

Sphera’s Compliance Engine® for EH&S Achieves SAP® Certification for Integration with SAP NetWeaver®

PRESS RELEASE - Sphera’s modular, pre-packaged software delivers regulatory data, rule sets, phrases, templates and configuration tools to customers through interoperability with SAP® solutions

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Duke Energy Renewables, AT&T offer $20,000 in scholarships to support diverse wind technology workforce in Oklahoma

PRESS RELEASE - Scholarships will be awarded to High Plains Technology Center students enrolled in wind technology program in 2021 and 2022 semesters.

Regeneration: Understanding the Paradigm Change and How We’ll Get There

THE NEXT ECONOMY - “Regeneration” is not a just new word to replace the now-overused term “sustainability.” It represents a new way of thinking — an entirely new level of ambition that implies, ultimately, a new paradigm.

Brita Urges People To Ditch Single-Use Plastic Water Bottles And Clears The Way For Change By Making Clean Water Commitment

PRESS RELEASE - Brita Urges People To Ditch Single-Use Plastic Water Bottles And Clears The Way For Change By Making Clean Water Commitment

Visa Deepens Global Commitment to Sustainability with Pledge to Reach Net-Zero Emissions by 2040

PRESS RELEASE - Visa marks Earth Day 2021 with industry-leading milestones, innovative partnerships and initiatives toward its vision of a sustainable future

Alaska Airlines Outlines Path to Net Zero by 2040

CLEANTECH - In one of the most challenging sectors to decarbonize, Alaska has set forth its plan to greatly reduce its carbon, waste and water impacts by 2025; and eliminate its carbon emissions altogether by 2040.

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