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Sponsored: Partnership is essential to creating solutions that promote the circular economy. Sustana Fiber, Sonoco and Kellogg’s revealed the value of collaboration in a trial to prove the recyclability of paper containers.
October 25, 2022 by Jim Schneider
The Higg Index has found itself under scrutiny for lax sustainability standards and enforcement. Could blockchain technology be the lifeline it needs to survive?
July 20, 2022 by Leah Garden
Sponsored: Increasing recycled fiber in packaging will advance circularity and help with mitigating climate change concerns. But it requires collaboration along the whole supply chain.
June 20, 2022 by Jim Schneider
Consumers needs clear directions. The heart may be motivated but if the head is confused, consumers will not change.
May 4, 2021 by Diane Osgood
Success will take buy-in from every link in the chain.
January 7, 2021 by Heather Clancy
To address supply-chain sustainability challenges often means being on the ground. And sometimes, magic happens.
October 6, 2020 by Joel Makower
Three days in the hills with thought leaders deepened inspiration from the 'in-between' spaces over a challenging year.
December 19, 2017 by Euan Murray
From supply chain transparency to financial reporting, the business of buying things is rife with both sustainability challenges and opportunities.
June 20, 2017 by Gabriella Vozza
A visit to the brand's new innovation lab reveals the sustainability secrets that are driving green beauty up the cosmetics agenda.
January 18, 2017 by Madeleine Cuff
Just as much of our economy is driven by consumer purchases, most greenhouse gases and sustainability impacts result from the manufacture of consumer goods. Here's how.
August 3, 2016 by Benjamin Doda
High-end labels are tapping into next generation plastics and new marketing angles to reassess environmental impacts.
June 29, 2016 by Elisa Niemtzow
From 3M to Johnson & Johnson and BASF, companies define environmental impact in different ways.
June 20, 2016 by Kevin Brady
Tracing consumer goods back to the source isn't easy, but the garment industry sustainability ills are a prime example of why it needs to be easier.
March 30, 2016 by Tara Norton
Scraps from factory floor are recycled into new swimsuits under a new closed-loop initiative from Speedo and Aquafil.
August 17, 2015 by Madeleine Cuff
L'Oreal's CSO talks about France's trouble with transparency and the need to recognize cultural differences when tackling climate change.
June 23, 2015 by Jessica Shankleman
The retailer is making some of its in-house supply-chain sustainability metrics public with a new program to highlight top-performing companies.
February 25, 2015 by Lauren Hepler
Sweeping improvements on renewables already have saved the furniture giant millions. Up next: consumer energy efficiency.
February 2, 2015 by James Murray
The boot maker is partnering with Omni United to create a line of tires built from the start for a second life.
November 3, 2014 by Mike Hower
In a truly circular economy where waste becomes nutrients, economic growth would be decoupled from environmental restraints. See who is leading the way.
August 28, 2014 by Marc Gunther
All suppliers will be required to reduce, measure and disclose their greenhouse gas emissions by the end of 2015.
August 18, 2014 by Will Nichols
Walmart-owned U.K. supermarket is rethinking its supply chain with 95 percent of its produce at risk from climate change.
July 23, 2014 by Tom Idle
Consumers need to know what's in the products they buy, so companies must go up the supply chain to learn exactly what's in the products they sell.
June 10, 2014 by Joseph Rinkevich
The company has caved to pressure from Greenpeace to source palm oil sustainably. But does its vow go far enough?
April 10, 2014 by Jessica Shankleman
A first-of-its-kind pilot in China is expanding quickly. Now, the jeans maker is sharing its experience with other apparel companies.
March 20, 2014 by Heather Clancy
California’s new Safer Consumer Products Regulation provides the most compelling reason to track the substances in electronics.
January 2, 2014 by Pamela Gordon