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Investors are increasingly urging companies to understand and disclose the risks and opportunities they face from climate change. Private “green” investments worldwide are on an upward trend, according to a recent report from Ethical Markets. But what makes a company a good investment? A focus on – and willingness to ... Read more »

The post Companies that Invest in Packaging Technology, Ingredient Sourcing a Good Bet for Investors appeared first on Environmental Leader.

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Packaging for the Nature’s Way herbal line – consisting of more than 300 items – is now made up of 97% post-consumer recycled plastics, the vitamin and supplements company announced. The packaging is made of old milk jugs and is expected to reuse 3,500 tons of plastic annually. It is ... Read more »

The post Nature’s Way Debuts Square Vitamin Bottles Made from Milk Jugs appeared first on Environmental Leader.

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A group of investors with $10 trillion in assets called out more than 700 companies for not reporting their environmental data to the nonprofit global disclosure platform CDP. Emily Kreps, global director of investor initiatives at CDP, discusses what’s at stake for these companies.

The post Investors Worth $10 Trillion Call Out 700 Companies Over Transparency appeared first on Environmental Leader.

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Sponsored by:Call2Recycle   The year: 1994. The world wide web was born, Yahoo! and Amazon launched, the first Sony PlayStation hit the market and Forrest Gump topped the box office list. It proved a year of innovation, with a sharp focus on technology and engaging the masses. This theme of ... Read more »

The post 25 Years and 150 Million Pounds Later: Battery Recycling Through the Years appeared first on Environmental Leader.

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced this week that the government intends to ban single-use plastics within the next two years. Trudeau said that if nothing changes, Canadians will toss an estimated $11 billion worth of plastic materials annually through 2030.

The post Canadian Single-Use Plastic Ban Estimated to Save $11 Billion Annually appeared first on Environmental Leader.

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Colgate is debuting a recyclable toothpaste tube, five years in development, that will launch under the Tom’s of Maine brand in the US next year. By 2025, the company will convert completely to recyclable toothpaste tubes, to coincide with its goal of all products being marketed in 100% recyclable packaging. ... Read more »

The post Colgate Debuts Recyclable Toothpaste Tube, Plans to Eventually Share Tech w/Others appeared first on Environmental Leader.

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In the latest sustainability news to come from the fashion industry, Ralph Lauren Corporation has announced that its new strategy, Design the Change, is backed by senior leadership and strong governance; the company’s “Nominating & Governance Committee” has been expanded to include oversight of environmental and social risks and opportunities, ... Read more »

The post Ralph Lauren Names 1st Chief Sustainability Officer, Backs Goals with Senior Leadership appeared first on Environmental Leader.

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The water-challenged state of California is asking the public to help craft its approach to water management in order to build what Governor Gavin Newsom is calling “a climate-resilient water system.” The Natural Resources Agency, California Environmental Protection Agency, and Department of Food and Agriculture are putting together recommendations for ... Read more »

The post California Agencies Seek Help from Local Water Experts & the Public appeared first on Environmental Leader.

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The E+E 100 are the VPs, directors, managers and engineers who are making significant strides in driving our industry. Watch for the report featuring all 100 at the end of June, or see the complete list here. And stay tuned for the Call for Submissions coming in the fall, when ... Read more »

The post Meet the 100: Amy Bond, Energy & Sustainability Program Manager – Sprint appeared first on Environmental Leader.

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Global apparel retailer Gap Inc. has announced a partnership with longtime sourcing and franchise partner in India, Arvind Limited, to address global water scarcity. The two companies will open a new innovation center to promote the adoption of proven techniques and technology that reduce water use by the textile manufacturing industry. Arvind and ... Read more »

The post Gap Builds ‘Innovation Center’ in India to Develop Water Management Tech appeared first on Environmental Leader.

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