PRESS RELEASE - Portland, Ore. - January 8, 2013 - The Clymb, the leading flash-sale e-tailer for the outdoor and active lifestyle, ships thousands of packages a day to its members across the country. Each one of those packages travels by plane, truck, or train to reach its customers.
COLLABORATION - Ford announced a strategic collaboration that aims to demonstrate how a typical American family can significantly reduce their electricity bills and carbon footprint by integrating home appliance technology with a plug-in vehicle and solar power to achieve an energy-efficient lifestyle.
WASTE NOT - Calling all innovators and implementers! Beginning in February 2013, Sustainable Brands will be publishing a new “Issues in Focus” editorial package, including daily features, interviews and case studies on how businesses are “Striving for Net Positivity.”The Issue in FocusIn nature, we do not critique abundance; rather, we celebrate it. Every by-product of every organism is used for the next process of life. Nothing is wasted — “waste” equals food.
WASTE NOT - Global carpet tile manufacturer Interface, Inc. will soon begin using discarded fishing nets to make carpets, bringing both conservation and socioeconomic benefits to some of the world's poorest coastal communities.The company recently completed a pilot project, called Net-Works, with conservation charity the Zoological Society of London (ZSL). By establishing a community-based supply chain for discarded nets, Net-Works aims to improve the livelihood of local fishers, while providing Interface with an innovative source of recycled materials for its carpet tiles.
WASTE NOT - This post first appeared on edie.net on December 17, 2012.
MARKETING AND COMMS - From our perspective, "brand" is who you are, what you do, how you do it, and only then, how you communicate it. This channel examines how today's leading brands are evolving in the area of sustainability marketing and communications through thought-provoking ads, creative mission marketing, social media campaigns and other successful stakeholder engagement.
PRESS RELEASE - Washington – The holidays came a little early this year for five Veterans as hundreds of volunteers helped to rebuild the homes in Hammond, Ind., Las Vegas and New Orleans.
PRESS RELEASE - South San Francisco, CA (December 13, 2012) – Solazyme, Inc. (NASDAQ: SZYM), a renewable oil and bioproducts company, announced today the successful completion of multiple initial fermentations at ADM’s Clinton, Iowa facility.
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PRESS RELEASE - New Report Details What Works, What Doesn't to Prompt Consumer Action
PRESS RELEASE - BASF environmental programs are recognized by the Wildlife Habitat Council FLORHAM PARK, NJ, November 15, 2012 -- BASF Corporation’s Coatings Technical Support Center in Whitehouse, Ohio, has received Wildlife at Work recertification from the Wildlife Habitat Council.
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PRESS RELEASE - London -- November 28, 2012 – The winners of the 2012 EthicMark® Awards for advertising that “uplifts the human spirit and society” were announced today at the Sustainable Brands London conference, a gathering of sustainable brand innovators and thought leaders from around the world.TOMS won in the for-profit category for its video, “One Day without Shoes 2012 Trailer,” which builds on its business model of giving one pair of new shoes to a person in need for each pair sold. “One Day without Shoes” encourages people to go barefoot for a day to raise awareness about the less fortunate.
PRESS RELEASE - LONDON, November 27, 2012 – Today, the world’s biggest brands and leaders in sustainability will convene in London at the inaugural pan-European Sustainable Brands London Conference.
PRESS RELEASE - NEW YORK CITY – On the eve of the holiday shopping season, a new study by BBMG, GlobeScan and SustainAbility finds that consumers are rethinking consumption with sustainability in mind.
PRESS RELEASE - SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., November 20, 2012– The Sustainable Brands London Conference will be host to new research unveiled and commissioned by some of the world’s biggest global brands and leaders in sustainability.
PRESS RELEASE - SCOTTSDALE, AZ, Nov. 15, 2012 –Recycling resource Earth911, an Infinity Resources Holdings company, and Unilever, the maker of Axe, Degree, Suave and Dove deodorants, today announced a project that will test the hypothesis that deodorant sticks can be economically recycled.
PRESS RELEASE - London/Rotterdam/Beijing, 14th September 2012. The Unilever Foundation and Save the Children launched a global partnership today. The partnership aims to save millions of lives among young children and mothers in China, Nigeria, Bangladesh and Kenya. The announcement was made at a joint event held in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.
PRESS RELEASE - London/Rotterdam – 10th October 2012: Company’s new Open Innovation portal receives over 1000 ideas after six months.Unilever, one of the world's largest consumer goods manufacturers, has released a new set of challenges to the world's innovation community to help the business deliver on its sustainable growth agenda.
PRESS RELEASE - BASF celebrates grand opening of battery materials production plant in Elyria, Ohio First BASF manufacturing facility dedicated to commercial-scale production of advanced cathode materials for lithium-ion batteries Significant milestone in company’s ongoing quest to become a leading provider of functional materials and solutions to battery manufacturers worldwide