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VEOCEL™ Launches New Certification Criteria to Elevate Sustainability and Biodegradability in Personal Care and Beauty Products

PRESS RELEASE - With the new certification scheme for its VEOCEL™ branded fibers, Lenzing establishes its fiber brand as a label of trust for eco-conscious consumers.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

Care, Abbott and The Abbott Fund Launch Partnership to Address Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDS) in Humanitarian Settings

PRESS RELEASE - The global humanitarian organization CARE, the healthcare company Abbott and its foundation the Abbott Fund today announced a three-year, $1 million program to screen, diagnose, prevent and manage noncommunicable diseases for people who remain displaced two years after armed conflict in Marawi City, Philippines.

Hershey Named To Civic 50 For ‘Sharing Goodness’ With Communities

PRESS RELEASE - The Hershey Company has been named to The Civic 50 for the seventh consecutive year as one of America’s most community-minded companies, an annual recognition from Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service.

Composting at Chick-fil-A: Completing the Circle

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - Chick-fil-A pilots restaurant-composting program to reduce trash in landfills.

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Dow and USGBC Launch Carbon Challenge to Encourage Reductions in Buildings’ Operational Carbon Footprint

PRESS RELEASE - Dow and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced today a Carbon Challenge that looks to address the increasing built environment growth by encouraging reductions in the operational carbon footprint of buildings.

KoAnn Skrzyniarz: ‘I Choose to Believe …’

COMMUNITY UPDATE - This week, as the Sustainable Brands CEO welcomed 2,000+ delegates to SB’19 Detroit, she shared her hopes for the week and for our continued collective pursuit of a flourishing future.

Target’s Renewable Electricity Goal Makes Way For a Brighter Future

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - It’s no secret: We’re working toward important goals to create a more sustainable future for our guests, team members and the planet.

Abbott - Blood Donation: Millennials Needed

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - If more millennials step up to give, they can fill the gap left by aging baby boomers. See why their donations may move the needle.

Iron Mountain Announces Early Adopters for First-of-its-kind Renewable Power Data Center Solution

PRESS RELEASE - Green Power Pass helps Iron Mountain's data center colocation customers reach their renewable energy, carbon reduction and sustainability goals.

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