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How Fusing Purpose and Employee Experience Is Creating ‘Win-Wins’ for the Greater Good
How Fusing Purpose and Employee Experience Is Creating ‘Win-Wins’ for the Greater Good

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - A positive company culture provides a foundation for an organization’s beliefs, values and business approach. But this can only be sustained by staying true to the company’s core values.

3 Steps for Ensuring Complete, Accurate Primary Supply Chain Data
3 Steps for Ensuring Complete, Accurate Primary Supply Chain Data

SUPPLY CHAIN - Primary data is the foundation of a strong sustainability program. This framework will help you effectively and efficiently collect the data you need to map, measure and reduce your supply-chain impacts, and meet reporting requirements.

Concrete Has an Emissions Problem. Thankfully, Startups Are Queuing Up to Solve It
Concrete Has an Emissions Problem. Thankfully, Startups Are Queuing Up to Solve It

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - In 2021, global construction projects consumed 30B tonnes of cement to make concrete — with every tonne emitting almost a tonne of CO2. The good news is, technologies already exist to reduce the impact of concrete production.

Oregon County Sues Several Fossil-Fuel Giants for Role in 2021 'Heat Dome'
Oregon County Sues Several Fossil-Fuel Giants for Role in 2021 'Heat Dome'

THE NEXT ECONOMY - The Multnomah County lawsuit is just one of many emerging efforts to hold corporations responsible for climate change and may set a new precedent for global corporate accountability.

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‘Doing the Doable’: How Alight Helps 4M Displaced People a Year & How Businesses Can Become Allies
‘Doing the Doable’: How Alight Helps 4M Displaced People a Year & How Businesses Can Become Allies

COLLABORATION - Alight CEO Jocelyn Wyatt shares how the NGO works to give the world’s displaced people a voice — and how businesses can catapult this movement of helping restore their security, dignity and opportunity.

Renewables May Be Booming; But Shifting from Fossil Fuels Is Being Hindered By …
Renewables May Be Booming; But Shifting from Fossil Fuels Is Being Hindered By …

CLEANTECH - Projects that could generate more than 1TW of renewable energy are still waiting to be constructed and connected to the grid in all parts of the world, due to delays in permitting and a lack of investment in grid infrastructure.

What Plastic Pollution? These Companies Are Making Packaging Disappear
What Plastic Pollution? These Companies Are Making Packaging Disappear

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - As innovators such as Notpla and B’ZEOS continue to prove, the potential uses for seaweed — including as plastic alternatives that are truly compostable and biodegradable — are endless.

Study: Billions in Brand Value at Risk If Sustainability Perceptions, Performance Are Unaligned
Study: Billions in Brand Value at Risk If Sustainability Perceptions, Performance Are Unaligned

MARKETING AND COMMS - New research quantifies the financial value of sustainability perceptions for hundreds of the world’s biggest brands — and the substantial risks of not living up to them.

New B Corp Standards to Address Multinationals, Accountability, Imperative for Systemic Change
New B Corp Standards to Address Multinationals, Accountability, Imperative for Systemic Change

WALKING THE TALK - B Lab’s standards have offered a flexible approach to achieving B Corp certification; but that flexibility has been criticized as not holding bigger companies accountable for driving systemic change. We sat down with B Lab to learn more about its evolving standards.

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Where to Invest Efforts in the Era of Regulatory Uncertainty
Where to Invest Efforts in the Era of Regulatory Uncertainty

MARKETING AND COMMS - Between our responsibilities as sustainability professionals and a growing set of topics to learn about, impacts to track and regulations to meet, it’s hard to know where to focus to do the most good. To help distinguish between signal and noise, I take the following approach.

Carbon Capture and Storage: Distraction, Solution or Both?
Carbon Capture and Storage: Distraction, Solution or Both?

THE NEXT ECONOMY - CCS proponents argue it can offset emissions from hard-to-abate sectors such as energy and heavy industry; while opponents fear it could further the status quo and distract from the need for real emissions reductions.

These Fermented Oils Could Be a Game-Changer for Human, Planetary Health
These Fermented Oils Could Be a Game-Changer for Human, Planetary Health

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Along with being sub-optimal for human health, many conventional cooking oils contribute to deforestation, biodiversity loss, and soil and water pollution. Fermented oils could save both the environment and our diets.

Draft Treaty on Ending Plastics Pollution Inches Forward After Paris Negotiations
Draft Treaty on Ending Plastics Pollution Inches Forward After Paris Negotiations

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Despite procedural hiccups and ongoing debates on key issues, a first draft of a treaty will be ready for the next INC meeting in Nairobi later this year.

Sustainability Leaders Warn Lack of Climate Talent at All Levels Could Stall Net-Zero Progress
Sustainability Leaders Warn Lack of Climate Talent at All Levels Could Stall Net-Zero Progress

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - 35% of global sustainability leaders report difficulty hiring talent and upskilling execs with climate-change skills as a barrier to making faster progress on climate-action strategies.

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Community-Inclusive Supply Chain Helping Regenerate Ecosystems, Economies in South Asia
Community-Inclusive Supply Chain Helping Regenerate Ecosystems, Economies in South Asia

THE NEXT ECONOMY - By thinking of suppliers more as business partners, companies such as Tengri are creating new models for ethical, regenerative supply chains.

Outvertising to Brands: Stand Your Ground This Pride Month
Outvertising to Brands: Stand Your Ground This Pride Month

WALKING THE TALK - As the advocacy group asserts: ‘This is a time that calls for commitment and courage. Your action can be made in the sound knowledge that you have the majority behind you.'

Mejuri Becomes First Jeweler to Join Regenerative Mining Initiative
Mejuri Becomes First Jeweler to Join Regenerative Mining Initiative

SUPPLY CHAIN - The jeweler joins forces with RESOLVE’s Regeneration initiative as part of its long-term vision to redefine sustainable luxury in jewelry.

Tony's Chocolonely Unveils Future-Proof Legal Structure to Protect Its Company Mission
Tony's Chocolonely Unveils Future-Proof Legal Structure to Protect Its Company Mission

WALKING THE TALK - The impact-driven chocolate brand hopes that Tony's Mission Lock will provide inspiration to other companies looking to protect their mission for the long term.

Finding Potential in Peers: The Importance of Pre-Competitive Partnerships
Finding Potential in Peers: The Importance of Pre-Competitive Partnerships

FROM PURPOSE TO ACTION: BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE TOGETHER - Industry leaders are forming pre-competitive pacts and deals to build ecosystems that support a circular economy or a net-zero roadmap. Here are three areas where pre-competitive partnerships can deliver material impact.

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It’s Time for Brands to Embrace One of the Most Exciting Climate-Mitigation Tools We Have
It’s Time for Brands to Embrace One of the Most Exciting Climate-Mitigation Tools We Have

THE NEXT ECONOMY - There is a clear business case to invest in protecting and restoring nature — and rewilding can play a major role.

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