Sustainability

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View from the C-Suite: How HP is creating a marketplace for sustainability

Procurement is one of many levers the company is using to accelerate change, says its Canadian head of sustainable impact.

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Why Corona brought jarring environmental stats to life

The beer brand is backing up internal efforts to clean up shorelines with its largest marketing investment of the year.

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How has COVID-19 shaped consumers’ eco views?

IBM finds the crisis has had more sway than news coverage or weather disasters, and it could be reflected in brand choice.

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Tim Hortons brings its CSR under a unified platform

From the C-Suite newsletter: The QSR wants customers to have a cohesive view of its sustainability, diversity and food efforts.

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Brands ramp up efforts for Earth Day

How P&G, Maple Leaf Foods, Bimbo, Harvey’s and more are lessening their environmental impact.

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Hot trends to cool earth

Eco movements, from climatarians to data sustainability and circular luxury, that should be on every marketer’s radar.

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Finish turns a product feature into a sustainability message

By getting consumers to “skip the rinse,” the dishwashing brand aims to find an emotional connection to a low-engagement category.

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A retailer’s role in the push for sustainable packaging

As CPGs rethink supply chains and join programs like Loop, stores must consider how they use existing physical assets.

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Fresh Prep invests in a zero-waste meal kit

The Vancouver company spent three years developing a packaging solution to address the category’s use of single-use plastics.

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P&G’s new platform rewards customers for doing good

From the C-Suite newsletter: Good Everyday strengthens the CPG’s social impact efforts by involving consumers.

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S’well begins offering sustainability-as-a-service

From the C-Suite newsletter: The brand works with the likes of P&G on product design and marketing to meet their green goals.

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CSR reaches a tipping point

How the events of 2020 hastened the rise of stakeholder capitalism and reshaped the meaning of corporate purpose.

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Volkswagen makes its electric car’s website carbon-neutral

Making everything sustainable, not just the car itself, will inform the marketing approach for the ID4 electric vehicle.

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Why we may have hit ‘peak purpose’

For companies like Scotiabank and Loblaw, it’s no longer good enough to simply express corporate values.

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Canadian brands unite to move the needle on sustainability

A pledge to fight climate change and a coalition to reduce plastic waste are among new initiatives being led by major CPGs and retailers.