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The Future of Business Sustainability: Pushing Sustainable Consumption Toward the Mainstream

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How can the “sustainable consumption” movement mainstream itself by becoming more accessible and thus inclusive and diverse? This year, I had the privilege of co-organizing the Erb Institute’s first-ever diversity, equity and inclusion panel, alongside fellow Erb student Kathy Tian. Knowing that retailers and marketers alike still see sustainable consumers as a niche consumer segment, our panelists proposed two solutions to mainstream sustainable consumption.

Personalization and Sustainability Continue to Be Strong Influences in the Label and Packaging Industry

Personalization makes us, as consumers, feel more valued and as such we now expect our retailers or brands to provide us with more personalised, memorable experiences.
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Anil Kumar Sharma, Vice President and General Manager, AD Label and Graphic Materials, SAPSSA

"Many of us, as consumers, expect the brands we purchase from to be good corporate citizens and fully transparent about the sustainability of the product itself, and the labeling and packaging."

Ceres and World Wildlife Fund Announce Target and ADM Join the AgWater Challenge

Target and ADM share new commitments to protect freshwater resources
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October 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Ceres and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) announce the addition of Target (NYSE: TGT), a general merchandise retailer that serves guests at more than 1,800 stores, and Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM), one of the world’s largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, to the AgWater Challenge. The two companies’ new water stewardship commitments were shared today at the Financial Times Water Summit in London.

Breaking Through The PDF: 4 Trends in CR Reporting

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Today, reporting on corporate responsibility continues to rise, with 85 percent of companies in the S&P 500 Index publishing reports. To stand out from the sea of reports, leading companies are innovating new ways to communicate progress and increase transparency. As reporting season comes to a close in 2018, here are four ways leaders are standing out:

Think Inspired, Where Multicultural Marketing and Sustainability Meet

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MEMPHIS, August 13, 2018 / 3BL Media / - Think Inspired (TI) is an Integrated Marketing Services company that specializes in multicultural marketing. TI has offices in Memphis and New York City. The company was founded in 2013 by Christopher Lee and Danilo Cummings.

Doing More With Less: Three Trends Shaping the Future of Packaging

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One of the most rewarding things about working for Avery Dennison is being part of a company that has, for over eight decades, created many of the label and packaging industry’s landmark innovations. To be sure, our inventiveness has been driven by a love of materials science that started with Stan Avery and persists to this day. But it also stems from our equally longstanding commitment to anticipating and meeting our customers’ needs.

Introducing the Pull Factor Project

A project to help marketers make sustainable living desirable to the masses.
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For decades we’ve been pushing sustainability on consumers. Despite our best efforts, it’s still not widely embraced in mainstream culture. And yet, we also know the tremendous power of brands to inspire our aspirations, shape our behaviors and mobilize action at scale.

3BL Media to Host Chicagoland Corporate Responsibility Stories Forum

Astellas, Conagra,and Walgreens will share stories of corporate responsibility at a breakfast hosted by 3BL Media
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CHICAGO, June 11, 2018 -- 3BL Media, the world's leading communications partner for purpose-driven organizations, will host a free breakfast forum, "Chicagoland Corporate Responsibility Stories", on July 19. 

While sustainability is a competitive advantage for many companies, it can be difficult to break through the noise to get a media mention. In addition to sharing sustainability stories, we will explore best practices for making them “pop” to garner media attention.

'A Family Company at Work for a Better World' Highlights SC Johnson's Global Impact

New tagline demonstrates company’s longstanding commitment to improving the environment, leadership in transparency and improving lives
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RACINE, Wis., April 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ - For the first time in nearly two decades, the company behind such ubiquitous and famous products as Windex®, Pledge®, Ziploc® and Glade® is updating its identity and putting a spotlight on its purpose by adopting a new tagline.

IFF Celebrates Positive Transformational Change in 2017 Sustainability Report

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NEW YORK, April 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ - International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE: IFF) (Euronext Paris: IFF), a leading innovator of sensory experiences that move the world, announced in its newly published 2017 sustainability report that it has already surpassed its 2020 goals for water, greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs), and hazardous waste, among other achievements.

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