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Fortune's 2019 Change the World List: Companies to Watch

1 month ago   |   By Fortune

Fortune 's Change the World list focuses on companies that are addressing social challenges through their core business activities. Most of the companies on that list are relatively large, with $1 billion or more in annual revenue, which helps them both pay for and scale their efforts to do well by doing good.
Our “Ones to Watch” list has a slightly different focus. These smaller companies don't have enormous reach yet, but they have made technological breakthroughs that may pave the way for much bigger achievements, and greater revenue, down the road. Just as important, each is already...
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Change the World 2019: Where Business Creates Virtuous Circles

Change the World 2019: Where Business Creates Virtuous Circles

1 month ago   |   By Fortune

You might not expect modern corporations to tackle an urgent problem of the 21st century by looking back to the 1950s. But that's what one group of companies is doing with a new service called Loop, whose backers refer to its approach as “the milkman model.”
As that Leave It to Beaver -era nickname implies, Loop delivers supermarket and drugstore staples-including toothpaste, detergent, mayonnaise, and ice cream-to consumers' homes in durable, reusable containers. It's a “zero waste” initiative, an effort to alleviate the planet's plastic-pollution crisis. Several consumer-goods giants are...
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