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Follow the growing amount of collaborative work — cross-functional, cross-sector, pre-competitive and more — bringing about massive, disruptive, needed shifts to business as usual.

Cultivating Relationships, Understanding Around Food’s Place in Nature

Cultivating Relationships, Understanding Around Food’s Place in Nature

A unique partnership between a Japanese pizza chef and a CEO dedicated to regional revitalization created a ‘cook’s sanctuary,’ where cooks and the public can connect and learn about the importance of food sustainability.

Collaborative Sustainability Initiatives Driving Innovation in Manufacturing Clusters

Examples such as the Net-Zero Basque Industrial Super Cluster show how targeted, collaborative sustainability efforts can set new standards for environmental responsibility in manufacturing — leading the way in industrial innovation and global competition.

The Game within a Game: Eastman, UTenn, UMich Compete for a Common Good

Cross-Posted from Behavior Change. Together, Eastman and the two teams helped turn the spirit of competition into a unique approach to diverting waste, keeping recycling top of mind and driving behavior change with football fans.

Carrot and Stick: European & US Businesses Must Learn From Each Other to Become More Sustainable

Cross-Posted from The Next Economy. As our North American operations continue to grow rapidly, we have witnessed in microcosm the sustainability benefits of marrying together US innovation and efficiency with European standards.

Firms Need Help Navigating Competition Laws in Pursuit of Collaboration for Sustainability

Over 80% of sustainability professionals acknowledge the need to work with peers to tackle sustainability issues; but most companies are put off collaboration for fear of breaking competition rules and risking litigation.

Summit Provides Ecosystem-wide Look at Groundwork for a Regenerative Food Future

Cross-Posted from The Next Economy. [SB’23 San Diego]( concluded with the inaugural Regenerative Agriculture Summit, in which players from the field explored the shared opportunities offered by regenerative ag — where sustainable practices intersect with economic growth.

Unprecedented Industry Collab Paves Way for Decarbonization of Global Supply Chains

Cross-Posted from Cleantech. With foundational support from Apple, Amazon, Meta, Nike, PepsiCo and REI, the Clean Energy Procurement Academy aims to equip companies with the knowledge required to shift to clean energy.

EY, Microsoft Partner to Advance Sustainability Education Worldwide with ‘Green Skills Passport’

The program will position learners ages 16 and over to thrive in the evolving market for jobs related to sustainability and climate change; and provide NGOs a platform to empower underserved communities with new, employable skills.

FMCG Giants, Farmer Co-ops Commit to New Global Definition of 'Regenerative Agriculture'

Cross-Posted from Supply Chain. In an industry first, SAI Platform’s framework offers a globally aligned definition of regenerative agriculture — to which 30 agriculture co-ops and the 170-strong SAI Platform member group have already committed.

Teeing Up a Transformation: How Golf Is Driving Inclusivity, Sustainability

Cross-Posted from From Purpose to Action: Building a Sustainable Future Together. Dow is partnering to elevate both gender and sustainability in golf to show how the sport can be an inspiring source of progress for people and planet alike.

WEF’s New Immersive Technology Hub to Address Climate Tipping Points

Cross-Posted from Product, Service & Design Innovation. Part of the Global Collaboration Village, leaders can now come together in the metaverse to experience and solve the deepening effects of the climate crisis.

Nestlé, Cargill, CCm Upcycling Cocoa Shells into Low-Carbon Fertilizer

Cross-Posted from Waste Not. As part of Nestlé’s bid to source 50% of its key ingredients from regenerative-ag methods by 2030, the three are turning the waste steam into a win-win, circular solution for food companies and farmers alike.

Nature Positive Initiative Aims to Promote Alignment, Integrity in Race to Save Global Biodiversity

Cross-Posted from New Metrics. The NPI will clarify and standardize the term ‘nature positive;’ and drive synergies across the many actors supporting and implementing changes towards the goal of halting and reversing nature loss by 2030.

How to Win Big with a Recycling Challenge

Cross-Posted from Waste Not. Last year, we set the record for World’s Largest College Recycling Event; but we didn’t want this to be a one-time win. So this year, we’ve recruited new partners to heighten the competition and increase the impact.

Collaborative Relationships Key to Overcoming Obstacles on the Path to a Circular Economy

Forging strategic partnerships can unlock immediate win-win solutions while also creating a roadmap for future success across the supply network.

Becoming a Regenerative Enterprise: Stories from the Field

Cross-Posted from Product, Service & Design Innovation. At Biomimicry 3.8’s third annual Project Positive Summit, participants shared progress and groundbreaking new tools for raising the bar on ‘sustainability’ and demonstrating what regenerative design looks like in practice.

Salesforce, Deloitte, WEF Calling on Startups Ready to Fuel Sustainable Aviation

Cross-Posted from Cleantech. The challenge seeks next-generation aviation solutions including alternative fuels and propulsion technologies; and innovations in feedstock, engineering, and physical and market infrastructure.

Brands Rally to Bolster Maui in Wildfire-Relief Effort

Here are some of the companies and organizations that have stepped up to contribute to relief for the affected community.

How Food Companies Are Incentivizing Suppliers to Rein in GHGs

Cross-Posted from Supply Chain. A new report from WWF examines the efficacy of rewards for climate-smart on-farm practices in getting suppliers’ help in eliminating Scope 3 emissions.

‘Big Build’ Brings Mars Closer to Goal of Restoring 1M Corals Worldwide by End of 2023

Cross-Posted from Product, Service & Design Innovation. The massive coral-restoration project took place in the Spermonde Archipelago, Indonesia — in the world’s most biologically complex marine ecosystem in the Coral Triangle — alongside Indonesian community partners.