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Sustainable Brands® Announces 2014 Innovation Open Semi-finalists

Ten environmental and social-impact entrepreneurs will compete for top honors at global startup competition
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SAN FRANCISCO, April 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Sustainable Brands® recently announced 10 semi-finalists selected to compete during the Sustainable Brands Innovation Open (SBIO) startup competition at

3 Things to Know about ECOLOGO

Domtar Certification Milestone - Windsor, QC Mill Now Producing ECOLOGO Certified Uncoated Paper
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Domtar recently joined select company by achieving UL’s ECOLOGO® certification, which involves a rigorous process few writing paper manufacturers have completed.  After over a year of hard work, Domtar’s Windsor, Quebec mill made the announcement that it had passed the ECOLOGO Certification’s environmental audit.  In doing so, Domtar became only the second North American manufacturer to offer ECOLOGO Certified uncoated paper, giving Canadian customers a number of newly certified products to choose from. 

Here’s what you need to know about this significant achievement:

Wal-Mart and Target Announce New Sustainable Products Close to Earth Day

by Vikas Vij
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(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Sustainable products such as organic foods and specialty apparel typically lack economies of scale, which means companies are compelled to position them in the premium segment for upper-income consumers. The use of organic farming, energy-efficient technologies and fair trade sourcing usually puts a premium price on these products.

Johnson Controls Wins “Sustainable Product of the Year” Award

Micro Hybrid battery may reduce fuel consumption by 15 percent per vehicle
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MILWAUKEE, April 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ - A battery pack that could revolutionize vehicle energy storage will be honored Wednesday as the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council’s “Sustainable Product of the Year.” 

The 48-volt Micro Hybrid battery was developed in Glendale, Wis. by engineers at Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company with established core businesses in the automotive, building and energy storage industries.

Earth Month Spotlight: H&M and Zara Go Endangered-Forest Free

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April is Earth Month, marked with a month-long celebration of the environment and a heightened focus on the impact of business on the natural world.

Sustainable Brands® Announces Partnership with MIT Sloan School of Management

World-class forum at New Metrics’14 will examine performance metrics
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA, April 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Sustainable Brands® recently announced MIT Sloan School of Management Sustainability Initiative as co-presenting partner for the Sustainable Brands ’14 New Metrics conference, September 24-26, 2014 in Boston, MA.

Life Cycle Thinking: Helping Our Stakeholders Help The Earth

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When it comes to being good stewards of the earth, we all want to do the right thing.  We strive to reduce our carbon footprint, avoid products that harm the air and water, and use recyclable materials whenever possible. But, good intentions only get us halfway.  It also requires strategic thinking.

Can Brazil Get Its Roller Coaster Economy Back On Track?

By Judith Magyar, Senior Director, Strategic Communications, Global Mobility Solutions, SAP
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Brazil’s economy has been on a roller coaster. The Economist followed the country’s skyrocketing fortunes in “Brazil Takes Off” then examined its crash in “

Sustainable Brands® Introduces Networking Hub Designed to Accelerate Net Positive Impact

Activation Hub at SB’14 San Diego to offer brand innovation tools and collaboration opportunities
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SAN FRANCISCO, March 19 2014 /3BL Media/ - Sustainable Brands® recently announced the Activation Hub, a new and integral component of

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