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Which Side of History Is Your Brand On? P&G’s Marc Pritchard Says Now’s the Time to Make It Clear

A look at the collaboration that made a difference
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For parts of the American population, “the talk” generally revolves around sex. For others, the conversation is decidedly different.

Sustainability at Scale: Q&A With P&G Chief Brand Officer Marc Pritchard

by Shirley Brady
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“What if P&G products were made in a way that recycles waste, water, and energy? We’re on it, with 85% of our production plants sending zero manufacturing waste to landfill and finding uses for 5 million tons of trash.” That was just part of the good news that Procter & Gamble’s Chief Brand Officer, Marc Pritchard, brought to Sustainable Brands 2018 in Vancouver.

VIDEO | P&G Asks Kids What 2030 Will Be Like

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We don’t know what the world will be like in 2030 so we asked the next generation. Hear what they say and how our new 2030 sustainability goals will help leave a better world for them.

Building on its legacy of environmental leadership, P&G has already achieved many of its sustainability goals for 2020 in its focus areas of climate (reduced absolute greenhouse gas emissions by 16% since 2010), water (reduced water use in manufacturing facilities by 27% since 2010), and waste (achieved zero manufacturing waste to landfill for more than 80% of manufacturing sites).

Live from Cannes: Procter & Gamble’s Damon Jones on Boosting Diversity

Jones participates in a quick Q&A about P&G's efforts to increase both gender and ethnic diversity within its ranks.
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by Perry Simpson and Steve Barrett

Procter & Gamble director of global communications Damon Jones joined PRWeek's Steve Barrett at Cannes for a quick chat about diversity in PR and at P&G. 

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Ocean Plastics Top Agenda for G7 Leaders – But Giant Consumer Brands Can Take the Lead

by Dave Armon
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As world leaders gather in Canada for the G7 summit today, the topic of ocean plastic pollution is prominent on the agenda.

Stemming the tide of bags, bottles and other plastic packaging fouling our seas was also a priority for some 2,000 sustainability and corporate responsibility practitioners who gathered this week in Vancouver at the annual Sustainable Brands conference.

High-performing Surfactants May Mean Even Better Cold-water Cleaning—and Reduced Household Energy Consumption by Encouraging Eco-friendly Consumer Habits

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On June 11, 2018, Procter & Gamble (P&G) announced presentations given on new research into sustainability innovations for its Tide® laundry detergent. The presentations discussed the potential for improved cleaning performance in cold water conditions with detergents containing a patented branched surfactant. While machine washing in cold water can reduce a household’s energy footprint, detergents may not perform as well on this setting, which can compel consumers to use more energy and water to compensate.

INFOGRAPHIC | P&G's Commitment to Reducing Plastic Waste Flowing Into the World's Oceans

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P&G has reiterated its commitment to find solutions so that no P&G packaging finds its way to the world’s oceans. This builds on the Company’s leadership efforts in reducing its use of plastics in its packaging, increasing the amount of recycled plastic it is using and helping create the right infrastructures to enable recycling.

VIDEO | P&G and National Geographic Documentary Raises Global Water Crisis Awareness as 844 Million People Still Lack Access to Clean Drinking Water

Most Americans underestimate impact of global water crisis new research shows
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Procter & Gamble’s (P&G) non-profit Children’s Safe Drinking Water (CSDW) Program and National Geographic have been raising awareness about the global water crisis.  Released in conjunction with World Water Day and a national survey, the documentary, titled “The Power of Clean Water,” follows the lives of three women and their families, providing a first-hand perspective on the daily challenges of accessing clean drinking water.

Why Community Forests are Key to Solving Challenges of Urban Living

By Dan Lambe, President, Arbor Day Foundation
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What comes to mind when you think of forests? Do they conjure feelings of tranquility, scenic landscapes, and wildlife? Or maybe you think of the great outdoors? Although these sentiments are commonly tied to forests, there is another type of forest that is rarely talked about but is key in responsible forestry: community forests. As the world becomes more urban, now is the time to invest in healthy community forests.

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