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The fastest-growing retail tech segment you’re probably ignoring

Retail tech that defies categorization More than 25% of all venture capital in 2022 was directed at climate technology, per PwC’s 2022 State of Climate Tech report. After a slowdown…

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Report: Decarbonizing Commerce: How climate regulation, industry action, and innovation are reshaping retail and consumer products

Climate-driven regulatory, industry, and investment activity focused on retail and consumer products has increased exponentially, and industry action is impacting the customer experience and ways of working as Scope 3 emissions become a bigger focus.

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Report: Reuse and Refill Packaging in Retail, Ecommerce, and CPG

With the environmental and health impacts of single-use plastics a growing focus for regulators and consumers, refillable and reusable packaging are emerging as a high-interest alternative to be explored. In…

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Mars details Net Zero roadmap, commits $1 billion over three years

Mars has published details of its plan to halve its full value chain emissions by 2030 (versus a 2015 baseline), supported by an investment of USD 1 billion over the…

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Five takeaways from Walmart’s session at the Goldman Sachs Global Sustainability Forum

On September 27, 2023, Walmart Chief Sustainability Officer and EVP Kathleen McLaughlin spoke at the Goldman Sachs Global Sustainability Forum. You can view the full transcript of her session here.…

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Report: Product-Level Climate Footprinting and Labeling

Though carbon labeling isn’t yet a widely adopted decarbonization strategy, product-level climate footprinting & labeling are increasingly strategic decarbonization tools for CPG & food-related retailers and brands, helping them respond to consumer demand and prepare for possible carbon taxe...

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Amazon launches Sustainability Solutions Hub for sellers

During its Amazon Accelerate 2023 event, Amazon introduced the Amazon Sustainability Solutions Hub, expected to appear in Seller Central for all sellers in the U.S., France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and…

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Amazon says absolute emissions, carbon intensity declined in 2022

Amazon has released its 2022 sustainability report, detailing the company's progress towards reducing its environmental impact. The report highlights key initiatives and statistics related to carbon emissions, packaging, waste, and more.

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Coca-Cola and Greycroft launch $137.7M fund to drive sustainability investments

Coca-Cola and eight of its bottling partners have teamed up with venture capital firm Greycroft to create a $137.7m fund focused on sustainability investments.

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Sprouts 2022 ESG report signals smaller stores

Sprouts Farmers Market, one of the largest and fastest-growing specialty retailers of fresh, natural, and organic food in the US, released its 2022 ESG report, highlighting plans to open smaller stores and findings from its first-ever Scope 3 emissions inventory.

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  • June 14, 2023

Descartes Systems study finds consumers demand sustainable delivery options

Descartes Systems Group Inc. has released its 2nd Annual Home Delivery Sustainability Study, which highlights the increasing importance of sustainability in home delivery and how retailers can meet consumers' expectations. The report is based on a survey of over 3,000 consumers across the Un...

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Walmart evolves its omnichannel fulfillment network to reduce cost, waste, and emissions

Walmart recently announced new initiatives aimed at reducing waste and creating a more sustainable omnichannel fulfillment network. The retailer is taking several measures to reduce packaging waste and emissions associated with online orders.

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Nivea’s Jérôme Lerouge discusses sustainable packaging challenges and wins

In a recent interview with Cory Connors of the Sustainable Packaging podcast, Jérôme Lerouge, Head of Packaging Development for Beiersdorf's Nivea brand, shared insights into the company's progress towards sustainable packaging.

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Peelon
Peelon brings solutions to the gaps in the global food supply chain industry by providing a paten...
Newark, DE
CauliBox
CauliBox is a UK-based reusable food packaging provider offering digitally-enabled reusable food ...
London, United Kingdom
Zerocircle
Zerocircle makes ocean-safe materials from seaweed
Mumbai, India
Recyda
Recyda helps companies along the packaging value chain assess recyclability with software and dat...
Freiburg, Germany
Sway
Sway makes home-compostable packaging derived from seaweed, a naturally abundant and regenerative...
San Francisco, CA
Nohbo
Nohbo creates innovative waste free technologies that melt away with water and leave no trace behind
Palm Bay, FL
Woola
Woola makes packaging made of leftover sheep wool to reduce plastic waste from online shopping
Tallinn, Estonia
Dispatch Goods
Dispatch Goods is a reusable container marketplace that partners with restaurants, businesses, an...
San Francisco, CA
Eco Products
Eco-Products offers packaging with real environmental benefits, works with customers to improve c...
Boulder, CO
Kelpi
Kelpi is a world-leading sustainable materials innovation business - harnessing the properties of...
Bristol, United Kingdom
Terracycle Loop
Loop is a global reuse platform enabled by a multistakeholder coalition of manufacturers, retaile...
Trenton, NJ
Ecologic Brands
Ecologic Brands designs and manufactures hybrid paper bottles, offering a smarter packaging alter...
Manteca, CA
Shellworks
Shellworks makes packaging from up-cycled waste and is a non polluting fertiliser at its end of l...
London, United Kingdom
Pyxo
Pyxo integrates reuse into the heart of your brand
Paris, France
Bibak
Bibak offers technology and services to enable reusable and refillable packaging, including incen...
Paris, France
Algramo
Algramo is a circular platform that allows you to buy your favorite products in reusable packagin...
Santiago, Chile
One-Five
One.five is a biomaterials research, development and scale-up company, providing circular, cleane...
Hamburg, Germany
Recup
Recup and Rebowl is Germany’s largest reusable packaging system for food service businesses
Munich, Germany
Genecis
Genecis is solving the climate crises of organic waste and plastic pollution with one circular ec...
Toronto, Canada
Loliware
Loliware, the world’s first seaweed resin company, is replacing single-use plastics
San Francisco, CA
Notpla
Notpla is a material made from seaweed and plants that disappears naturally
London, United Kingdom
Vericool
Vericool provides high-performing thermal shippers for cold chain products, made from natural ing...
Livermore, CA
Great Wrap
Great Wrap makes compostable stretch wrap made from food waste
Sorrento, Australia
Sourceful
Sourceful makes it easier than ever to create more sustainable packaging. Design online in minute...
Manchester, United Kingdom
APK
With a novel solvent-based recycling technology, APK produces of high-quality plastics from post-...
Merseburg, Germany
AMP Robotics
AMP Robotics applies AI-powered automation to economically and sustainably improve the global rec...
Louisville, CO
RWDC Industries
RWDC Industries is on a mission to replace petroleum-derived materials with safe, sustainable alt...
Athens, GA
Footprint
Footprint is a materials science company founded to create a healthier planet, inventing and manu...
Gilbert, AZ
LanzaTech
With LanzaTech's carbon capture, utilization, and storage technology, carbon emissions are fed to...
Closed Loop Partners
Closed Loop Partners is at the forefront of building the circular economy. The company is compris...
Circulate Capital
Circulate Capital launched in 2018 to invest in solutions for the ocean plastic crisis in South a...
EcoSPIRITS
ecoSPIRITS is a closed-loop distribution system that eliminates packaging waste in the premium sp...
Singapore
Plastics for Change
Plastics for Change is the largest source of fair-trade verified recycled plastic
Bangalore, India
CMC
CMC creates automated packaging and mailing solutions to optimize outbound and packaging process...
Città di Castello PG, Italy
Limeloop
LimeLoop’s reusable packaging for e-commerce retailers is powered by smart technology to bring vi...
San Francisco, CA
Atma.io
Atma.io by Avery Dennison is a platform that unlocks the power of connected products by assigning...
Super
Super is a nonprofit using the power of business to deplastify the world. Its mission is the glob...
San Francisco, CA
The Sustainability Consortium
The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) is a global organization transforming the consumer goods indu...
Bluebird Climate
Bluebird's platform combines AI with landfill waste, recyclability, and climate data so you can d...
Manifest
Manifest is a 3PL that offers sustainable e-commerce fulfillment, with sustainable operations, pa...
Austin, TX
Yuti Co-op
Yuticoop offers sustainable 3PL logistics, from biodegradable packing to green warehousing, best-...
Brooklyn, NY
U.S. Plastics Pact
The U.S. Plastics Pact brings together businesses, not-for-profit organizations, government agenc...
Walpole, NH
Packamama
Packamama is on a mission to fight against global warming by providing innovative, climate-friend...
London, United Kingdom
Ecosurety
Ecosurety is a compliance scheme that ensures its members comply with the UK's packaging, e-waste...
Bristol, United Kingdom
Ecoveritas
Ecoveritas is an environmental data specialist that provides a range of tools and expertise to br...
Oxford, United Kingdom
Packsize
Packsize tailors packaging solutions across the entire packaging process that are better for the ...
Salt Lake City, UT
Amcor
Amcor develops and produces responsible packaging for food, beverage, pharmaceutical, medical, ho...
Zürich, Switzerland
Rhinopaq
With reusable shipping packaging, Rhinpaq protects forests and reduces CO2 in online retail
Essen, Germany
DeliverZero
DeliverZero is a network of returnable, reusable food containers that makes it easy for restauran...
New York, NY
Again
Again's decentralized network of cleaning tech enables brands to reuse packaging for the same pri...
London, United Kingdom
Replenish
Replenish is a reusable, durable spray bottle that attaches to pods with liquid concentrates rang...
Los Angeles, CA
Ecopod
Ecopods are smart-tech refill stations that refill home care and personal care products into reus...
Miami, FL
RCD Packaging
RCD specializes in turn-key compostable, bio-based or recyclable packaging solutions, from concep...
Boulder, CO
Zero Waste LLC
Zero Waste Recycling was founded in 2014 with the mission of becoming a nationwide waste consolid...
Charlotte, NC
GaeaStar
GaeaStar has developed a zero waste disposable clay cup to deliver a sustainable fine china exper...
Berlin, Germany
Dizzie
Dizzie addresses the problem of packaging waste in groceries. They help retailers and brands tran...
Nuneaton, England
Movo
Movo offers reusable packaging solutions and circular economy systems to eliminate single use pac...
Milan, Italy
No-boxx
No-boxx reusable packaging solutions are designed to help reduce single-use packaging waste and m...
Manchester, United Kingdom
easy2Cool
easy2cool paperfloc shipping insulations for shipping fresh or frozen goods are made from 100% re...
Munich, Germany
Temperpack
TemperPack solves thermal packaging problems through sustainable design, specializing in bringing...
Richmond, VA
Adrich
Adrich is an AI meets IOT consumer insight company that specializes in the design and deployment ...
Pittsburgh, PA
Fillagain
Fillagain offers refillable products that save you money and save the planet from single-use prod...
Pittsburgh, PA
Returnity
Returnity provides reusable packaging solutions to companies and organizations
Brooklyn, NY
Bound Boxes
Bound is a more convenient and sustainable way to ship, allowing consumers to return boxes throug...
Denver, CO
Tosca
Tosca is a global leader in reusable plastic packaging and performance pooling solutions, purpose...
Atlanta, GA
RePack
RePack introduces Reuse as a service, where packaging is reusable & returnable, and users rewarded
Helsinki, Finland
Happy Returns
Happy Returns specializes in providing a streamlined and convenient solution for in-person return...
Santa Monica, CA
Paptic
Paptic® is a fibre-based and recyclable material to replace plastics in packaging
Espoo, Finland
Bold Reuse
Ending single-use waste by making reusable packaging easy for all
Portland, OR
Releaf Paper
World's first paper from fallen leaves
Lyon, France
hey circle
hey circle is the only company on the German market that offers light, robust and foldable boxes ...
Munich, Germany
Re-Zip
Re-Zip is a circular packaging concept for the eCommerce industry
Aarhus, Denmark
The Good Goods
Bringing back wine bottles you can bring back
New York, NY
EcoEnclose
Earth-friendly packaging, shipping solutions, and guidance
Louisville, CO
LivingPackets
LivingPackets has invented THE BOX: a sustainable, secure and smart packaging, that enables fanta...
Nantes, France
Cove
A material science company re-engineering the products most polluting the world
Los Angeles, CA
Reposit
Reposit is a borrow, return and reuse anywhere alternative to single use packaging
Wishaw, United Kingdom
GoUnpackaged
GoUnpackaged partners with forward-thinking clients across the supply chain to help them reduce t...
London, United Kingdom
Pickler
Pickler produces CO2-equivalent footprints for packaging, enabling ecommerce teams and shoppers t...
Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Fyllar
Fyllar produces a refill solution for retailers and CPG brands that prevents mess and enables tra...
Best, Netherlands
E6PR
The E6PR™ (Eco Six Pack Ring) is the first eco-friendly six-pack ring made from fiber by-product ...
New York, NY
PlantSea
PlantSea is a bio-tech startup developing seaweed-derived materials
Gaerwen, United Kingdom
MarinaTex
MarinaTex is developing a new material from seafood waste and algae, designed as a planet conscio...
Brighton, United Kingdom
Morro
Morro brings to the market sustainable, next-generation materials that are plant-based, strong an...
Cambridge, United Kingdom
RAIKU Packaging
RAIKU produces 100% compostable, beautiful and protective packaging to substitute single use plas...
Tallinn, Estonia
Artyc
Temperature-controlled transportation that combines reliability and quality, all while prioritizi...
San Francisco, CA
FlexSea
FlexSea is a sustainable-packaging company aiming to replace traditional petroleum plastic film w...
London, United Kingdom
Root Innovation
Root Innovation provides analysis and strategy consulting to help packaging producers and brands ...
London, United Kingdom
Le Fourgon
Le Fourgon delivers drinks in returnable packaging
Wambrechies, France
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