Trees Grow Paper How Fast?!

You’ve likely heard the mantras: “Go paperless, go green” or “Save trees,” the common calls to action to prevent deforestation. But the claims are misleading and, well, wrong. ...

Decoding the Glut of Sustainability Logos

We are a logo loving world, and for good reason. Logos telepath important details about a company such as who they are, what they do and what they value. They also shed light on what the product is capable of doing for the consumer or even the earth. ...

Follow the Frog – Products Like Cougar Paper Make it Easy!

There’s only two days left to follow the frog! As part of the #FollowTheFrog campaign, the Rainforest Alliance is inviting everyone to take the #FollowTheFrog 30-Day Sustainability Challenge which will include a simple but meaningful step-by-step guide on how to #FollowtheFrog to a more sustainable tomorrow. By offering Rainforest Alliance Certified™ products like Cougar paper and Lynx Opaque...

Outstanding Employee Engagement in 3 Steps

When we speak about sustainability, most people default to the environmental aspect – the focus on preserving nature and conserving our natural resources. But that view overlooks an important component to the broader, “three pillars” of sustainability – which also takes into account economic and social impacts. ...

How to Pick the Right NGO Partner

At its best, a partnership with a nongovernmental organization (NGO) can be a fruitful, symbiotic relationship. At its worst, it can be a drain on energy and resources for both parties. NGOs provide critical insights into the communities that companies operate in, as well as the natural environments they affect, while companies can lend financial support and provide a different brand of...

Going for the Gold in Sustainability

With the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in full swing, the eyes of the world are on Rio.  The excitement of watching the world’s best athletes compete on a global stage is undeniable.  Throughout the process – whether it’s popular sports like swimming and gymnastics, or more obscure ones like race walking (aka speed walking – yes, it’s actually a thing), there’s always a focus on...