Sustainability – GBRI
 

Food and beverage giant Pepsi made two key announcements recently- first, the company named PepsiCo leader Simon Lowden as its first Chief Sustainability Officer and second, it issued Green Bonds worth $1 billion, the proceeds from which will go towards funding a series of key initiatives to advance PepsiCo’s sustainability agenda. In September, PepsiCo released its 2018 Sustainability Report, which […]

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Unilever had committed to meet it power requirements completely by renewable grid electricity by 2020. The multinational consumer goods giant has met its ambitious goal a few months early as the company recently announced that all of its factories, offices, R&D facilities, data centers, warehouses and distribution centers across five continents are now powered by 100% […]

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Board game giant Hasbro – manufacturer of games like Monopoly, Scrabble and Operation – has announced that it plans to eliminate all plastic packaging like shrink wrap, window sheets, plastic bags or elastic bands from its products by 2022. However, that does not mean the product itself will change. The monopoly houses and hotels will still be […]

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We all know that cement industry has a massive carbon footprint. Production of concrete contributes to around 8% of annual CO2 emissions. Thankfully, cement manufacturers realize this and are looking for ways to improve the situation. LafargeHolcim, the world’s largest cement company, has been trying to reduce the footprint of concrete for quite some time. […]

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In the US, a lot of sports venues like the Mercedes-Benz Stadium, home of the Atlanta Falcons; Lincoln Financial Field, home of the Philadelphia Eagles; State Farm Arena, home of the Atlanta Hawks etc. have adopted sustainable practices and achieved green ratings for the same. The latest one to embrace sustainability is the Banc of California Stadium, home […]

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In an attempt to cut down plastic waste, British cosmetic company Lush has come up with a first-of-its-kind ‘carbon-positive’ packaging which is fully biodegradable and in fact, requires trees to be planted for its use. The biodegradable cork pots the company will begin buying for its products are not only sustainable and regenerative, but also require […]

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Finding advanced recycling solution for absorbent hygiene products was one of Procter & Gamble’s many sustainability goals for 2030. And it seems the multinational consumer goods giant is well on its way to achieve it. The company has already applied for a patent that hints at introducing recyclable versions of absorbent products including diapers. “Who would’ve […]

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