Answered By: Leslie Burmeister
Last Updated: Dec 09, 2020     Views: 56

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Sustainability in CPG and Retail

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Background readings

Consulting firm reports

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Resources

Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)
A forum for science of food professionals and technologists to collaborate on advancing the science of food and its applications across the global food system.  Read IFC Sustainability news.

The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) 
This global non-profit organization focuses on transforming consumer goods supply chains to deliver more sustainable consumer products. A ProductFinder provides a Sustainability Snapshot for various product groups.

Consumer Brands Association (CBA) - Sustainability
Learn about CBA efforts to drive policy reform and unite stakeholder efforts to reuse material, reduce packaging, and overhaul recycling.

Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA): Sustainability & Environment
Sustainability efforts at RILA include addressing the retail industry's environmental compliance obligations and "broader impact areas and efforts to address those social impact areas related to responsible sourcing and supply chains."

The Food Industry Association: Corporate Social Responsiblity
Trade association representing food retailers, wholesalers, and suppliers.  Their CSR section includes topics such as Food Waste, Sustainability, Animal Welfare, and Transparency.

Sustainable Apparel Coalition
Network of apparel, footwear, and textile industry members dedicated to measuring and reducing the environmental impact of the industry.