Increasingly, leading brands, retailers, and packaging companies are publicly committing to working toward the use of 100% reusable, recyclable, or compostable plastic packaging by 2025.
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As more companies commit to innovative circular economy and sustainability strategies and investments, there
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Businesses have a critical role in developing water management strategies and initiatives to help fight water scarcity in the world.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Corporate Citizenship Center (CCC), and our partners prepared Trash to Treasure: Changing Waste Streams to Profits Streams to educate the private sector about the business value of circular economy opportunities. More and more, companies are looking towards a circular economy business model as a way to cut costs and increase efficiency. Turning waste into a resource is a huge part of that, and this report takes a deep dive into how the private sector can make "trash" an economic opportunity.
Food security is an urgent, global challenge. While the reasons behind food insecurity are numerous, complex, and multi-faceted, the private sector can play a large part in providing necessary resources to help address the root problems
Water and Energy systems are intertwined. Producing one involves the consumption of the other. This relationship is often referred to as the Energy-Water Nexus, and ensuring that those resources are being used efficiently is an important aspect to increasing resilience.