Socially conscious investing gains currency as investors seek to improve sustainability and benefit the social good while still making money Originally published on Crain’s Forum
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Originally published on Medium February 17, 2021 – Susan is inspired to change the world through innovative thinking and technology. Her past executive positions include global
February 18, 2021 – SEAL Awards today announced the winners of the 2020 SEAL Business Sustainability Awards, celebrating their leadership, transparency, and commitment to sustainable
Originally published on CNBC Plastics are useful. They’re used to help make lifesaving medical supplies, lightweight, fuel-efficient car parts, and insulation for our homes. But
Sustainability is thriving despite what you may read from the plastics industry! Footprint is scaling to meet the leading sustainability companies’ plans to eliminate single-use
Fast-casual chain Sweetgreen has announced it is phasing out per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in its bowls by the end of this year. The company is working with the packaging company Footprint on an alternative that it has already begun to roll out in some stores.
Compostable packaging took a hit when it was discovered that they contained chemicals that would last forever in the soil. Now there’s a better, cleaner solution.
Footprint’s Chief Technology Officer, Yoke Chung, was featured on ABC15 to discuss how Footprint is transforming the food industry by replacing plastic food containers with trays, bowls, plates, and straws made of wood fibers. They’re recyclable and biodegradable, and everything is made at a 135,000 square-foot facility in Gilbert, AZ.
USA TODAY: Arizona company fights plastic pollution at Super Bowl LIV with eco-friendly alternatives
“To get something like fiber to perform like plastic and provide that shelf life and shelf stability for the food — we saw as a real challenge. We want to eliminate plastic in the supermarket,” said Troy Swope, the CEO.