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Coalition Aims to Get US Back on Track with Paris Goals, Prove That ‘America Is All In’
Coalition Aims to Get US Back on Track with Paris Goals, Prove That  ‘America Is All In’

3 years ago - As the US formally rejoins the Paris Agreement, a coalition of communities, businesses and institutions will play critical role in supporting an ambitious new US climate target and mobilizing whole-of-society climate action.

IKEA, Unilever Sowing More Seeds for a Plant-Based Food Future
IKEA, Unilever Sowing More Seeds for a Plant-Based Food Future

3 years ago - With the global plant-based meat and foods markets growing like a tsunami, it’s no wonder that more and more global food companies are positioning themselves to ride the wave.

A Sustainable Life at Home: How IKEA Plans to Become Circular
A Sustainable Life at Home: How IKEA Plans to Become Circular

7 years ago - IKEA has been quietly piloting various initiatives across its European stores to see how it can build circularity into its service offering for customers. It’s a bold move, given that consumer-facing circular economy business models are still relatively embryonic, particularly in the retail market. “Over the coming years, we will support customers to care and repair, rent, share, bring back, and resell their IKEA products to prolong product life,” IKEA’s sustainability manager Jonas Engberg told me in a recent interview.

'Peak Stuff': Why IKEA Is Shifting Towards New Business Models
'Peak Stuff': Why IKEA Is Shifting Towards New Business Models

8 years ago - Last month, IKEA’s Chief Sustainability Officer, Steve Howard, raised eyebrows at a panel debate by suggesting that in some parts of the world we have reached the point of ‘peak stuff’, a comment that was interpreted by some as a warning that consumer appetite for home furnishings had reached a crucial turning point.

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#BusinessCase: Furniture Take-Back Programs from IKEA, John Lewis Save Money, Emissions
#BusinessCase: Furniture Take-Back Programs from IKEA, John Lewis Save Money, Emissions

8 years ago - Furniture waste is the focus of two reports released this month. UK think tank RSA and recycling and waste company SUEZ published Rearranging the Furniture, which takes a design-focused approach to bulky waste reduction, increased reuse of furniture, and development of a circular economy. And the Furniture Re-use Network’s (FRN) new report, Commercial Retailers: Their Impact on the UK Reuse Sector, discusses the impacts of FRN partnerships with major furniture and electrical equipment retailers.

How Can a Business Succeed by Giving Back More Than It Takes?
How Can a Business Succeed by Giving Back More Than It Takes?

10 years ago - It is becoming increasingly clear that the traditional view of business existing purely to maximise profit for shareholders is not so much wrong as built for another time. Businesses have been slowly moving towards a model that recognises the impact they have on society and the environment, putting increasing amounts of budget and resources towards mitigating that impact. But just minimising the amount of environmental damage a business does is no longer enough.Nor is it sufficient to rely predominantly on CSR to create a good impression. Information is becoming ever more accessible, which means that businesses are subject to greater levels of scrutiny than ever before.