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Multinationals Collaborate to Halve Food Waste

At its annual Global Summit in New York City last week, the Consumer Goods Forum announced a bold resolution to tackle food waste. Members of the Forum, which include 400 multinational consumer companies like Unilever, Pepsico and General Mills, pledged to halve food waste in all retail and manufacturing operations by 2025.

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Historic Climate Court Decision in the Netherlands

Big news from the Netherlands, where a court just decided that the government was not doing enough to combat climate change. Yep. You read that right.

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Whole Foods vs. ‘Whole Paycheck’

Whole Foods, often jokingly referred to as “Whole Paycheck,” faces a probe from the city of New York after investigators nabbed the upscale food purveyor for routinely overcharging customers. Inspectors called it the “worst case of overcharges that they’ve ever seen,” but Whole Foods isn’t the only culprit.

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Hormel Develops Targeted Nutrition Solution for Guatemalan Children

After collaborating with partners, Hormel Foods released a targeted nutrition solution to children in Guatemala. While Guatemalan children generally receive enough calories, they lack protein and other nutrients. So, Hormel created an original product for use as a supplemental ingredient that provides a protein boost and other essential vitamins and minerals.

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Video: Cindy Drucker, Weber Shandwick on “The ROI of Sustainability”

At Sustainable Brands 2015 we asked thought leaders to define the “ROI of Sustainability” in their words. In this video, Cindy Drucker of Weber Shandwick shares some thoughts.

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The Great Fall of China (Or So They Keep Telling Us)

The world keeps citing the rising number of environmental protests as a sign of China’s impending doom. It is true that the occurrence of such protests has increased by 29 percent year-on-year since 1996. But somehow, strangely, it seems as though the central government is actively encouraging outbreaks of popular protest. If it concerns the environment, that is.

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Breaking the Consumer Cycle: Netting Revenue Through Waste

As the world’s population increases, so does demand – which is great for business but bad for the environment. There is not a never-ending supply of raw materials from which to draw, so the manufacturing industry will need to adapt to meet growing demand for synthetic consumer products. Fortunately, there is a solution in the most unlikely of places – waste.

Women’s Leadership in 2015

“Women’s leadership” can mean many things — personal development, career advancement, community engagement. Here we present an editorially independent series on women’s leadership and advancement, brought to you by MGM Resorts Foundation.

The Circular Economy and Green Electronics

We examine the challenges, triumphs and future of green electronics. How does the concept of a circular economy fit into a world in which everything is electrified? An editorially independent series brought to you by the Green Electronics Council.

Disrupting Short-Termism

In this series, TriplePundit highlights innovative companies working to solve long-term problems with short-term business solutions for both people and planet. An editorially independent series brought to you by CVS Health.

The ROI of Sustainability

When it comes time to extend programs beyond the basics, it can be hard to justify the expense. Or is it? In this series we discuss the ROI of sustainability — what it means and how to track it. An editorially independent series brought to you by MeterHero.

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The Importance of Early Education

Everybody has heard the cliche “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” The idea behind it is that the older you are,…
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Here’s What You Need to Know About Eating Disorders

How do we know when our emotional alignment with food is unhealthy to the point of being a disorder? Here are a few…
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Jun

Guerrilla Budgeting for Businesses

The use of the word “Guerrilla” refers to seat-of-the-pants tactics applied to a larger challenge. Budgeting can be that challenge for small businesses.…
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