#supplychain
H&M CEO Calls for Annual Wage Reviews in Bangladesh
H&M CEO Karl-Johan Persson recently called for the need for annual wage revisions in Bangladesh in line with local price inflation.The comments came during an October 14 meeting with the country'...
#Chemistry&Materials
Solazyme Wins 2014 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award
Solazyme, producer of renewable oil and bioproducts, has won the 2014 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award for its breakthrough platform technology to produce sustainable oils and products...
From Spend Shifters to Strategic Buyers: How Soon Will Climate Become a Reason to Purchase?
One of the highlights of Sustainable Brands ‘13 London was Chip Walker’s talk about The Shifting Landscape of Consumer Values and Implications for Your Brand’s Future. The power in Walker’s delivery...
#Collaboration #SocEnt
Moody-Stuart Challenges Global Forum Attendees to Collaborate to Eradicate Malaria
UN Global Compact chairman Sir Mark Moody-Stuart used his time on the main stage at the Third Global Forum for Business as an Agent of World Benefit on Thursday to propose how business can join the...
#collaboration
World’s Leading Alcohol Producers Launch Alliance for Responsible Drinking
The International Center for Alcohol Policies and the Global Alcohol Producers Group have launched a new organization called the International Alliance for Responsible Drinking (IARD) to help reduce...
#wastenot
Closed Loop Fund Offering Zero-Interest Loans to Help Cities Develop Recycling Infrastructures
The Closed Loop Fund plans to invest $100 million over the next five years to support the development of recycling infrastructure and services in cities across the country.Municipalities across the...
#Leadership
CDP: Microsoft, SAP, Unilever Among 'A List' Companies Doing the Most to Combat Climate Change
This week, CDP revealed its list of 187 companies illustrating that a low-carbon future does not mean low profit.The 2014 Climate Performance Leadership Index (CPLI), which highlights companies...
#Communication #SupplyChain
Poll Finds US Shoppers Willing to Spend 31% More Per Week on Responsibly Produced Food
On average, Americans are willing to spend 31 percent more per week on grocery food produced safely and responsibly, according to the Conscious Consumer™ Study issued today by Gibbs-rbb Strategic...
#Collaboration #SupplyChain
EcoPlanet Bamboo Working with Canopy to Offer Sustainable Alternative to Forest-Fiber Textiles
Canadian forest conservation nonprofit Canopy announced Wednesday that EcoPlanet Bamboo, the largest global developer of certified bamboo plantations on degraded lands, has committed to a sourcing...
#Packaging #Communication
How B&Q Is Out to Make Gardening as Sustainable as We Always Thought It Was
As an urban gardener, I’ve always been proud of my small-scale food production and gardening efforts, thinking that I’m supporting nature and working with the environment. But I wasn’t aware of the...

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