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Friday, 27 October 2017
How Companies Are Crossing the Chasm to Mainstream Sustainability


October 27, 2017

Recently, FSC-US Chief Marketing Officer Chris McLaren had a column in Sustainable Brands, which encouraged companies to educate consumers about their sustainability work.

The article notes:

“Consumers increasingly want to buy from brands that are environmentally responsible - and many forward-thinking companies have responded by embracing sustainability. However, there remains a disconnect between sustainability pursuits and the extent to which companies share their journey with consumers.”

Citing important work by Kimberly-Clark and McDonald’s, McLaren argues “the key to maximizing impact is to pair the FSC label with content that explains its significance, and ideally, its context in a brand’s overall sustainability story.”

Read the whole column.