Burt’s Bees uses 50% post-consumer recycled content in its packaging and aims to reduce its reliance on virgin plastic and fiber by another 50% by 2030. Learn what’s next for the brand from Matt Kopac: Associate Director, Health and Beauty Sustainability at Burt’s Bees.
By the time plastic enters the ocean, it is usually too late to be recovered, which is why we should recover plastic waste while it is still on land. Plastic credits fund recovery, infrastructure and innovation to collect ocean-bound plastic.
Important social and environmental challenges become disproportionately overlooked by those who call the shots simply because they favor one altruistic cause over another. Learning how to practice climate mindfulness can help.
The climate crisis is complex and ever-changing — it is the coming together of many moving parts that will ultimately make a meaningful impact. Only when we truly internalize this humbling realization can we start to combat Climate Hype.
The voluntary standard setters welcome the historic resolution adopted at the fifth session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-5.2) to end plastic pollution and forge an international legally binding agreement by 2024.
By leveraging plastic credit financing, we can work together to provide dignified employment for waste workers, reduce social ostracization, and empower women — all of which has transformative impact on communities around the world.
Every organization was deep in 2022 planning mode, and the same question was on everyone’s mind: if sustainability has become table stakes, then what’s the next frontier? How do we differentiate ourselves in this oversaturated marketplace?
How do we navigate this dilemma of “progress versus perfect”, and move past the psychological gridlocks that are paralyzing a whole generation into apathy?
For businesses, being purposeful is no longer a luxury. So how do brands amplify their impact journey and build a loyal community of customers?
The failure to inject efforts into the right initiatives will exhaust our resources on impact innovations that are not as worthwhile or time-critical right now. That’s why we need to be precise about the initiatives we choose to support.