#WasteNot
Unilever Achieves Zero Waste to Landfill Across Global Factory Network, Creating €200M in Savings, Hundreds of Jobs
Consumer goods giant Unilever today announced it has achieved a key sustainability target of sending zero non-hazardous* waste to landfill from its global factory network. The company says the...
Delivering on Profit and Purpose – a Job for the CFO?
Back in 2012, a Deloitte study remarked how chief finance officers (CFOs) were ‘coming to the table’ in matters relating to board-level sustainability. The CFO role has evolved to the point where it...
#leadership
IKEA Sales of Sustainable Products Exceed $1 Billion in 2014
IKEA sold more than €1 billion ($1.13 billion) of sustainable products in 2014, a 58 percent increase over the previous year, according to the company’s new sustainability report.These products...
#ICT&bigdata
UK Tool Shows Long-term Climate Impacts on Energy, Land and Food Systems
The United Kingdom government has launched a new tool to help businesses and governments understand the environmental impacts of energy and emissions policies.The Global Calculator — produced with...
Norwegian Reality Series Shows Fashionistas the Dark Side of 'Dead Cheap Fashion'
What happens when you send three young fashionistas to a Cambodian sweatshop for a month? Aftenposten, Norway’s biggest newspaper, answered this question with a five-part, online reality TV series.In...
Marketers Cleverly Crafting Brand Messaging to Broaden Appeal of Better Products
As Super Bowl XLIX shapes up to kick off on Sunday, NBC is selling 30-second spots for $4.4-4.5 million, and 95 percent of in-game ad inventory is already sold on what has become digital advertising’...
MCAD Offering Free Online Biomimicry Design Course
The Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) has partnered with Canvas.net to offer a free, open online course called, Biomimicry: A Sustainable Design Methodology. The course is an...
CDP: US, Brazil, China and India Least Resilient Against Climate-Related Supply Chain Risks
Lack of preparation has left supply chains in Brazil, China, India and the United States more vulnerable to climate risks than those in Europe and Japan. However, suppliers in China and India deliver...
#Packaging #CircularEconomy #WasteNot
Carlsberg Working to Develop Biodegradable Wood Fiber Bottle
Beer giant Carlsberg last week announced its plans to develop the world’s first fully biodegradable wood-fiber bottle.After its participation on a panel on “Wasteless Supply” at the World Economic...
So Your Company Is Doing the Right Thing. How Can You Make People Care?
When it comes to corporate transparency, times are changing. Gone are the days when a company could be considered a leader simply by publishing an annual report. Today’s stakeholders want to truly...

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