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PepsiCo Digs Deep in Agriculture and Water

by Margaret Henry, Director, Sustainable Agriculture at PepsiCo

Last Tuesday, I had the pleasure of participating on a panel, ‘Building Brand Value While Mitigating Your Water Risk,’ at the Sustainable Brands 18 Conference in Vancouver.

PepsiCo Program Brings in 160 Million Recycled Containers

Recycle Rally awards total of $110,000 to winning schools that collected the most beverage containers.

PepsiCo’s 2017-2018 Recycle Rally program encouraged participating schools to start recycling, bringing in more than 160 million recycled beverage containers from the 4,000 schools enrolled in the program.

Get Your Reporting Journey Started With the GRI Standards

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Introducing the GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards, the first global standards for sustainability reporting. 

The GRI Standards help all organizations to report publicly on their economic, environmental and social impacts and show their impacts - positive or negative - to sustainable development. The GRI Standards are based on years of expert input from diverse stakeholders, and represent a common language for sustainability reporting. 

Creating Good Homes at Kingfisher


Kingfisher, the home improvement company, believes that a good home is a sustainable home.

As part of its journey to become a net positive business by 2050, Kingfisher recently launched its sustainable growth plan which sets out its sustainability targets for the next seven years. These targets aim to drive lasting change by translating sustainability into a language that connects with customers and the real concerns they have in their homes.

PepsiCo Champions Farmer Economic Security, Sustainability


The word “sustainability” doesn’t give too many farmers the warm fuzzies, admits Margaret Henry, PepsiCo director of sustainable agriculture. She gets it. Henry grew up on a Kentucky dairy farm.

But here’s why she thinks the concept is important: In her view, it allows the food system to speak with a common language that resonates with consumers. If used properly, it instills confidence that farmers and their food-system partners are conserving natural resources.

What Does China's Plastic Ban Mean for Healthcare?


In July of 2017, China announced it is no longer accepting imports of 24 categories of consumer waste, including commonly recycled post-consumer plastics and paper products. Almost every country exported a portion of their recyclables to China – now there are shockwaves being felt around the world as waste piles up and has nowhere to go.

Ecocentricity Blog: Go West Young Man


Not hurricanes. Not flooding. Tornadoes are bad news if you run into one, but those fatalities are low too. Lightning strikes don’t hit many people, and blizzards aren’t so bad either. So what else is there?


Not hurricanes. Not flooding. Tornadoes are bad news if you run into one, but those fatalities are low too. Lightning strikes don’t hit many people, and blizzards aren’t so bad either. So what else is there?

Reporting 3.0 Conference Launches Transformation Journey: From Mono-Capitalism to Multi-Capitalism, Integrated Accounting, and Integral Business Models

International Integrated Reporting Council CEO Richard Howitt announces partnership with Reporting 3.0 on Multi-Capitalism in Keynote at Conference
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June 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Mono-capitalism, with its singular obsession on financial capital, has fueled growth in global economies and markets that ultimately threatens sustainability and broad prosperity. The resulting megatrends, such as climate change and dangerous wealth disparities, require fit-to-task responses – most notably, transitioning to multi-capitalism as the new operating system for our markets.

Houdini Sportswear Pushes the Boundaries of Reporting


The outdoor industry has continued to increase the stakes around accountability over the past few years, engaging consumers with storytelling initiatives and innovating supply chains to create climate-beneficial products.

Let’s Keep It Blue Together


Last Friday was International Ocean Day -- a day that we celebrate the 71 percent of our planet that is covered with water. But, increasingly that water is filled with plastic, and it’s slowly killing us.

Consider these facts:


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