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One Year In, Target’s Future at Heart Strategy is Already Helping Create a Better Tomorrow

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - Today, we’re proud to share the next chapter of that story with the release of our 2019 Corporate Responsibility Report.

DuPont™ Sorona® Brand Team Gathers Slow Food, Slow Fashion Thought Leaders at Sustainable Fashion Show

PRESS RELEASE - Experts from all corners of the country came together on San Francisco’s Angel Island to discuss how the slow food and slow fashion movements can drive a more circular economy.

Abbott: Sustainable by Design

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - Abbott's product development creates life-changing technologies, while advancing a sustainable future at the same time.

Tervis Launched the First Recycled Cup Made of Post-industrial Material

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - Tervis Launched the First Recycled Cup Made of Post-industrial Material. The proceeds from all sales of these limited-edition recycled cups will be donated to two Florida-based aquariums, Mote Marine and Florida Aquarium, for specific coral reef research and experimentation

Sustana - Carton Council has Helped More Than Triple America’s Access to Carton Recycling in 10 Years

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - Sustana Fiber’s ‘Conversations with Green Champions’ Scott Byrne, Director of Government Affairs for the Carton Council, which has helped to expand food and beverage carton recycling to more than 72 million American homes.

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Abbott named the industry leader in sustainability for the seventh consecutive year on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI)

PRESS RELEASE - Abbott achieves top scores across all three key areas of economic, social and environmental performance, earns more than double the average score in Health Care Equipment & Supplies industry sector.

PepsiCo Accelerates Plastic Waste Reduction Efforts

PRESS RELEASE - PepsiCo, Inc. today announced a new target to reduce 35% of virgin plastic content across its beverage portfolio by 2025, which equates to the elimination of 2.5 million metric tons of cumulative virgin plastic.

Nestlé accelerates action to tackle climate change and commits to zero net emissions by 2050

PRESS RELEASE - Nestlé today announced its ambition to achieve zero net greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. It embraces the most ambitious aim of the Paris Agreement, to limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C. Ahead of the U.N.

The ALDO Group’s bold next step to fight global warming and climate change

PRESS RELEASE - The ALDO Group extends its climate neutral commitment to include all eCommerce and product transportation carbon emissions from production to end customer.

The UPS Foundation Commits $1 Million and Activates Disaster Relief Network to Support Immediate Needs and Long-term Recovery from Hurricane Dorian

PRESS RELEASE - The UPS Foundation announced today it has engaged its network of preeminent relief organizations and committed $1 million for Hurricane Dorian relief efforts.

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Tervis, the 73-year-old Tumbler Manufacturer, is Giving Back to the Community Through its Warranty Program

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - The drinkware company is taking its returned tumblers and making them into benches and other products, some of which are being donated to their community.

EPA Honors Kohler Co. With a Green Power Leadership Award

PRESS RELEASE - Kohler Co.announced today that it has received a 2019 Green Power Leadership Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

UPS Appoints New Chief Sustainability Officer

PRESS RELEASE - UPS today announced Suzanne Lindsay-Walker has been named UPS chief sustainability officer (CSO) and vice president of environmental affairs.

Can Industrialists be Environmentalists? Yes. Here’s how.

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - When we look back over the past 10 years, Canada has made some bold steps to foster a strong economy while protecting our natural resources and the environment.

LENZING™ fibers are fully biodegradable in water, soil and compost

PRESS RELEASE - The Lenzing Group received confirmation of the full biodegradability of its fibers in fresh water by the independent research laboratory Organic Waste Systems (OWS).

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Increasing the Number of Women in STEM: A Tool to Help Companies Get Started

PRESS RELEASE - On Women's Equality Day, Abbott is publishing a blueprint for creating a high school STEM internship aimed at exposing young people, particularly girls, to STEM early; and empowering other companies to download and use it.

EcoVadis, Avery Dennison Shortlisted for Innovation in Sustainability Award 2019

PRESS RELEASE - EcoVadis and Avery Dennison have been shortlisted for the Future of Sourcing Awards, sponsored by the Sourcing Industry Group (SIG).

BASF Joins Coalition for Inclusive Growth: 34 Leading Global Firms Commit to Tackling Inequality by Joining G7 Business for Inclusive Growth (B4IG) Coalition Powered by the OECD

PRESS RELEASE - Companies joining forces are investing a combined total of over 1 billion USD in more than 50 current and future initiatives, benefiting 100 million people to date

Diversey: Incorporating Sustainability Into Your Retail Cleaning Program

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - Retail store cleanliness is increasingly important given the strong impact that online reviews and word-of-mouth can have on a business. Yet so too is sustainability.

Sustainable Brands Community Explores Next-Generation Goals, Impact Metrics and Reporting Methods

PRESS RELEASE - Sustainable Brands recently unveiled program highlights for New Metrics ‘19: Next-Generation Goals & Reporting, scheduled for November 18-20 in Philadelphia, PA.

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