#WasteNot #Cleantech
Fetzer Becomes First Winery to Receive Platinum Zero Waste Certification
Mendocino County-based Fetzer Vineyards recently announced that it has received platinum level Zero Waste certification from the U.S. Zero Waste Business Council (USZWBC). Platinum certification, the...
#SupplyChain #NewMetrics #Collaboration
Field to Market, The Sustainability Consortium Partnering to Harmonize Metrics for Sustainable Agriculture
Across the entire agricultural supply chain — from the farm to the store shelf — the challenge of meeting demand for a rapidly growing population, while conserving natural resources, necessitates a...
#NewMetrics
Measuring Sustainability, Part I: The Basics of a Sustainability Index
When we work with a company that is just starting its sustainability journey, we try to focus on one central framing question: What does sustainability mean to your organisation? Sustainability has...
#SupplyChain #NaturalCapital
Trending: This Week in Sustainable Palm Oil — Featuring PepsiCo, IKEA & Unilever
On Wednesday, PepsiCo’s newly launched Pepsi True was pulled from Amazon.com after being overwhelmed by negative reviews from rainforest activists calling out Pepsi for its failure to adopt more...
#ICT #BehaviorChange
Amazon Announces 'Long-Term Commitment' to Switch to 100% Renewable Energy
After ongoing criticism from organizations such as Greenpeace for continuing to run on ‘dirty power,’ Amazon this week announced a “long-term commitment to achieve 100 percent renewable energy usage...
#Packaging #WasteNot
Survey: Consumers Hate Product Waste More Than Going to the Dentist
This week, LiquiGlide Inc. — creator of a coating for the insides of food containers that helps coax out every last drop — released survey results that clearly illustrate consumers' intense...
#newmetrics
Carnival Corporation Cuts CO2 Emissions by 20%
Carnival Corporation, the world's largest cruise company, has reduced its carbon emissions from shipboard operations by 20 percent one year ahead of schedule, according to the company’s new...
CVS Health Commits More Than $1 Million to Support Tobacco-Cessation Programs
CVS Health has committed to invest more than $1 million in grants to support tobacco-cessation and -prevention programs nationwide. The grants will be distributed to healthcare and community partners...
The Smart Economics of Carbon Accounting: Developing a 2020 Vision for Your Brand’s Environmental & Financial Impact
Actively managing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions has proven to result in direct economic gains for companies. A 2013 KPMG study of the S&P 500 companies found that firm value decreases on average...
#SupplyChain #WasteNot
Trending: This Week in Sustainable Textiles — Featuring Archroma, I:CO and Zero Waste Scotland
On Monday, Archroma, a global producer of textile dyes and specialty chemicals, launched a new range of products created from agricultural waste. In addition, the company is utilizing the latest in...

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