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Shaw Industries Named a Finalist for Three Ethical Corporation 2019 Responsible Business Awards

PRESS RELEASE - Shaw Industries Group, Inc. has been named a finalist for the Ethical Corporation’s 10th Responsible Business Awards 2019 – the world’s leading celebration of responsible business excellence – in three categories.

Timberland Unveils Latest Eco-Innovation with Brooklyn EK+ Collection

PRESS RELEASE - Uppers, linings and laces made from 100% ReBOTL™ material.

BASF - The Rambutan-fruit Tree: A Sustainability Story

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - BASF designs a socially- and environmentally- responsible supply chain.

Braskem Develops its First Solvent Made From Renewable Resources

PRESS RELEASE - Committed to developing sustainable and innovative solutions, Braskem announces its first solvent made from renewable resources.

Rolland: Forbes Shines a Light On The Circular Economy

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - Conversations around recycling and the perils of landfills at capacity are now mainstream for both consumers and businesses. But it’s not all negative – in fact, a lot of productive conversations are happening around opportunities in this space.

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Sustana: Forbes Highlights Traction in Circular Solutions for Food and Beverage Packaging

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - Conversations around recycling and the perils of landfills at capacity are now mainstream for both consumers and businesses. But it’s not all negative – in fact, a lot of productive conversations are happening around opportunities in this space.

Terreform One, BASF Collaborate on Unique ‘Monarch Sanctuary’ to Cover New Building

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - Terreform ONE designed a monarch habitat filled with milkweed that would serve as a way station for butterflies migrating from points to points while restoring its population.

BASF Takes Action in the Plastic-waste Dilemma

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - BASF’s Head of Sustainability Strategy explains how chemistry can enable a circular economy.

Sustainable Brands Welcomes Newest Addition to Leadership Team

PRESS RELEASE - Sustainable Brands® announced today that Etienne White has joined the company’s leadership team as VP, Brands for Good to help expand the fast-growing collaborative initiative launched last month.

BillerudKorsnäs and The Paper Straw Co to Launch the First U-Bend Paper Straw

PRESS RELEASE - Together with the Paper Straw Co, BillerudKorsnäs has developed the first functional 180° U-Bend straw, made out of paper. The straw is made to be used for individual drink cartons such as juice, milk and water. The long term market potential as well as positive sustainability impact is extensive.

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Nielsen: Brands Increase Trust - and Prices - Through Sustainability

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - Consumers will spend up to $150 billion on sustainable products by 2021.

Nielsen Surpasses Volunteering Goal Early with 8th Annual Nielsen Global Impact Day

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - Nielsen Global Impact Day (NGID) 2019

Theresa Millard from Kohler on the need to “fall in love” with materials and capitalize on them for innovation

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT - We recently spoke with Theresa Millard, sustainability and stewardship project manager at Kohler and founder of Biomimicry Granada, about re-thinking manufacturing waste and helping people reconnect with the material world.

Avery Dennison shortlisted for Global Environmental and Sustainability Award 2019

PRESS RELEASE - Global materials science and manufacturing company Avery Dennison has been shortlisted for the Environmental and Sustainability Award of the Label Industry Global Awards 2019.

Multilayer Packaging: Innovative and Sustainable

PRESS RELEASE - Multilayer packaging reliably ensures high-quality and fresh food products thanks to its properties. It protects the products and keeps them hygienic, thereby extending the shelf life of food.

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Vacuum-as-a-service: Electrolux Trials New Subscription-based Business Models

PRESS RELEASE - Electrolux is kicking off trials of new hardware-as-a-service business models, enabling consumers to subscribe to, rather than purchase, its products for use to find new innovative and sustainable solutions for ever-changing consumer needs in a connected environment.

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.

Bosch Packaging Technology and BillerudKorsnäs Intensify Innovation Collaboration

PRESS RELEASE - The demand for sustainable packaging among consumers and brand owners all over the world is growing at an exponential rate, which in many cases drives a strong need to replace plastic packaging.

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.

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