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Braskem Partners with Another U.S. Sports Team on Actions to Promote the Circular Economy

PRESS RELEASE - Seeking to advance the Circular Economy , Braskem is partnering with the Major League Soccer (MLS) team Philadelphia Union in actions to promote recycling and conscientious consumerism among the team's fans.

DuPont Puts a Spotlight on Spandex Replacement, Driving Thought Leadership at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2019

PRESS RELEASE - DuPont highlights its Sorona® fiber as a replacement for Spandex (elastane), offering versatile solutions and long-lasting mechanical stretch.

Beautycounter Takes Action in D.C.

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - This past Tuesday was the 81st anniversary of the passing of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act—the last major legislation governing personal-care products.

Electrolux Joins Forces with Stena Recycling for Circular Initiative

PRESS RELEASE - Electrolux is joining forces with Stena Recycling for the new ‘Circular Initiative’ to build understanding of what needs to be done to pave the way towards a more circular society.

Optoro: 3 Ways Circularity is Driving Retail

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - Our sustainability team attended two conferences this June: Sustainable Brands and Circularity 19. We’ve put together some of the key takeaways from these conferences.

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PepsiCo Advances Circular Economy for Plastics; Announces LIFEWTR® Packaging with 100% Recycled Plastic and Elimination of Plastic Bottles for bubly™

PRESS RELEASE - PepsiCo, Inc. today announced that LIFEWTR will be packaged in 100% rPET (recycled polyethylene terephthalate), and bubly will no longer be packaged in plastic.

1,150 Students Experience STEM Careers During BASF’s 27th Annual Responsible Care Week

PRESS RELEASE - More than 1,100 fifth-graders and 50 children of BASF employees became plant workers for a day during BASF’s 27th annual Responsible Care Week at Brazosport College in Freeport, Texas.

Arla Foods: Powering Trucks with Poop

PRESS RELEASE - Cow manure can do a lot more than create wrinkly noses. It is poised to be pivotal in a biogas revolution and contribute to a fossil-free fuel future.

2018 Sustainability Report Details GM’s Drive for Safer, Better, More Sustainable Personal Mobility

PRESS RELEASE - General Motors Co. today released “Transformation in Progress,” its ninth annual sustainability report to update employees, investors, policymakers, advocacy groups and customers on the aggressive moves the company made in 2018 to achieve its vision of a world with zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion.

UPS Launches First-Of-Its-Kind Women Exporters Program Workshops In The U.S.

PRESS RELEASE - As part of its continuing efforts to create an inclusive business environment and growth opportunities for women, UPS has announced the launch of the Women Exporters Program workshops for U.S. businesses.

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Kohler Co. Releases 2018 Social Impact Report

PRESS RELEASE - Kohler Co., a global leader in the design and manufacture of kitchen and bath products, has released its third public Social Impact report.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Releases 4th Annual ESG report

PRESS RELEASE - Hewlett Packard Enterprise today released its annual Living Progress Report for 2018, demonstrating that leveraging technology to tackle our world’s major human and environmental challenges drives business value and can open new long-term economic opportunities.

Adobe Breaks Ground on North Tower in San Jose

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - We’re excited to announce that our North Tower will be an all-electric building that can be powered by clean, renewable energy, and will be among the first of its kind in Silicon Valley.

Ford and Austin Launch City:One Challenge Program to Help Improve Mobility

PRESS RELEASE - Ford and the Austin Transportation Department’s Smart Mobility team are launching the Austin City:One Challenge, a co-creation and crowdsourcing program for residents, businesses and community groups to propose and pilot solutions that improve mobility.

The Estée Lauder Companies Expands its Animal Welfare Partnerships

PRESS RELEASE - The Estée Lauder Companies expands its partnerships with Cruelty Free International and Humane Society International to advance the end of animal testing in cosmetics.

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New Enzyme Technology Boosts Sustainability of Plant-based Fibers

PRESS RELEASE - At a time when 61% of consumers are worried about climate change, a new solution from Novozymes makes it possible for the first time to extend the life of plant-based fabrics by 20%, wash after wash.

3M Joins Ellen MacArthur Foundation's CE100 Circular Economy Network

PRESS RELEASE - As part of its commitment to apply science to improve every life, 3M announced today that the company has joined the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Circular Economy 100 (CE100).

Greentown Labs and BASF Jointly Launch the Greentown Labs Circularity Challenge to Advance Innovation for a Circular Economy

PRESS RELEASE - Greentown Labs, the largest cleantech startup incubator in North America, and BASF, one of the world’s leading chemical companies, are now accepting applications for the Greentown Labs Circularity Challenge, a six-month accelerator program.

BASF and Lutianhua Plan to Pilot a New Production Process that Significantly Reduces CO2 Emissions

PRESS RELEASE - BASF and Sichuan Lutianhua Co., Ltd. today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to co-develop a pilot production plant, that will significantly reduce carbon emissions and increase energy efficiency in producing dimethyl ether (DME) from syngas compared to the traditional process.

Dow Sustainability Report Details Progress on 2025 Goals, Action to Combat Ocean Waste

PRESS RELEASE - Dow released its 2018 Sustainability Report, which shares its progress against its 2025 Sustainability Goals and demonstrates its commitment to collaborate with value chain partners and other stakeholders to find more sustainable ways to do business.

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