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Eileen Fisher, H&M, Kering Are Latest Brands to Join Cradle to Cradle's Fashion Positive PLUS
Eileen Fisher, H&M, Kering Are Latest Brands to Join Cradle to Cradle's Fashion Positive PLUS

3 years ago - The apparel industry continues to make progress towards shedding its bad rep, with even more brands making moves to rethink traditional supply chains.

Natural Capital Impact Group Develops Single Biodiversity Metric to Help Companies Reduce Impacts
Natural Capital Impact Group Develops Single Biodiversity Metric to Help Companies Reduce Impacts

3 years ago - Sustainability driven business is the way of the future, but getting there is no small undertaking. To make it easier for companies to reduce their environmental impacts, businesses such as Kering, Interserve, Mars and Asda have banded together to develop a new healthy ecosystem metric designed to support companies as they make the transition to a more sustainable business model.

Plug and Play Accelerator Reveals 12 New Startups Changing the Face of Fashion
Plug and Play Accelerator Reveals 12 New Startups Changing the Face of Fashion

3 years ago - Just weeks after the launch of McDonough Innovation’s Fashion for Good innovation and practical action lab in Amsterdam, the 12 startups selected to participate in the Plug and Play — Fashion for Good accelerator have been announced.

McDonough Innovation’s Fashion for Good Is Redefining How We Design, Make, Reuse Fashion
McDonough Innovation’s Fashion for Good Is Redefining How We Design, Make, Reuse Fashion

3 years ago - The apparel and textile industries have long struggled with environmental and social impacts and the rise of fast fashion has only aggravated the problem, with its unsustainable business model that is based on an unrealistic trajectory of growth. But with the launch of Fashion for Good, McDonough Innovation is hoping to change all of that.

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Kering to Transform Luxury Industry with Next-Gen Sustainability Strategy
Kering to Transform Luxury Industry with Next-Gen Sustainability Strategy

3 years ago - French luxury goods holding company Kering announced on Wednesday the next phase of its sustainability strategy across its 16 luxury brands, including Stella McCartney. Kering says it will support the drive towards a low-carbon economy and help shape the future of luxury as sustainable and to operate within the planetary boundaries. Kering’s sustainable strategy is aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

New Benchmarks, Empowerment Program Aim to Eradicate Worker Exploitation in Apparel Supply Chains
New Benchmarks, Empowerment Program Aim to Eradicate Worker Exploitation in Apparel Supply Chains

3 years ago - Growing concerns over the environmental and social impacts of the footwear and apparel industry have kickstarted efforts to create more transparent and ethical supply chains and practices, but there is still a significant amount of work to be done, according to a new benchmarking system launched today by KnowTheChain (KTC), a resource for businesses and investors who need to understand and address forced labor abuse

New York City’s Street Tree Map Proves Ecological, Economic Benefits of Urban Greenery
New York City’s Street Tree Map Proves Ecological, Economic Benefits of Urban Greenery

3 years ago - The value of ecosystem services has, up until recently, gone largely unrecognized by governments and corporations. While nature is inherently valuable for a variety of obvious reasons, putting a price tag on it isn’t exactly a straightforward process.

Trending: New Curricula to Teach on Circular Economy, Sustainable Fashion and Building Design
Trending: New Curricula to Teach on Circular Economy, Sustainable Fashion and Building Design

3 years ago - Apparel company Kering has launched a new curriculum to help fashion students understand the environmental impacts of their designs, just days after the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF) partnered to embed systems thinking and circular economy into the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum across Europe.

Stella McCartney’s First Environmental Profit and Loss Account Reinforces ‘No Leather, No Fur’ Ethos
Stella McCartney’s First Environmental Profit and Loss Account Reinforces ‘No Leather, No Fur’ Ethos

3 years ago - The Stella McCartney brand reduced the overall environmental impact of its materials by 35 percent in the last three years, whilst enjoying its best business performance since its launch in 2001. The brand announced its first Global Environmental Profit and Loss Account this week, with positive results for 2015 that reinforce its responsibility commitments.

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Setting the Bar High Enough, Part 3: Why Should Companies Set Science-Based Targets?
Setting the Bar High Enough, Part 3: Why Should Companies Set Science-Based Targets?

3 years ago - In this series of articles, the team at the Carbon Trust outlines the reasons for businesses to adopt science-based targets on climate change. This is the third in the series; find the other parts here: Part 1: Why do we need to set science-based targets on climate change? Part 2: What exactly is a science-based target?

CISL Reveals Insights from Testing Natural Capital Protocol, Launches Protocol Application Program
CISL Reveals Insights from Testing Natural Capital Protocol, Launches Protocol Application Program

3 years ago - With increasing pressure on natural resources and the accompanying impact on the environment, more businesses are beginning to realize the importance of properly valuing the natural resources upon which they depend. To do this they need to include ‘natural capital’ in their decision-making processes alongside other forms of capital, such as financial and human capital. The challenge for companies is a lack of data, tools and processes to facilitate business decision making in a rigorous and consistent way.

Of Top Cotton Users, Over 75% ‘Appear to Do Virtually Nothing’ on Cotton Sustainability
Of Top Cotton Users, Over 75% ‘Appear to Do Virtually Nothing’ on Cotton Sustainability

4 years ago - More sustainable cotton has become more widely available thanks to collaborations such as the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) and other programs focused on minimizing the use of highly hazardous pesticides, improving working conditions, addressing biodiversity issues, and reducing water consumption in cotton agriculture.

Sustainable Extravagance: Kering Calls for Collaboration to Change Paradigm in Luxury Goods
Sustainable Extravagance: Kering Calls for Collaboration to Change Paradigm in Luxury Goods

4 years ago - Luxury goods and responsible consumption need not be contradictory terms — that was the core takeaway from a livestream Q & A session held earlier this week by Kering, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of luxury apparel and home to brands such as Gucci, PUMA, Stella McCartney and Alexander McQueen.

Indonesian Forest Fires, Amazon Tipping Points, and the Business Case for Investing in Reforestation
Indonesian Forest Fires, Amazon Tipping Points, and the Business Case for Investing in Reforestation

4 years ago - Businesses have a central role in addressing the forest issues that are in today’s headlines—including the Indonesian fires (which emitted more CO2 in three weeks than the entire German economy in a year), and the Amazon forests, which may be at a tipping point with serious

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Why a Circular Economy Is Key to Sustainable Development (and Why Business Must Lead the Way)
Why a Circular Economy Is Key to Sustainable Development (and Why Business Must Lead the Way)

4 years ago - This post is part of a series produced by The Huffington Post, "What's Working: Sustainable Development Goals," in conjunction with the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The proposed set of goals will be the subject of discussion at the UN General Assembly meeting on Sept. 25-27, 2015 in New York; they cover 17 key areas of development — including poverty, hunger, health, education, and gender equality, among many others.

Climate Week: B Team Reminding Business, World Leaders of Undeniable #BusinessCase for Net Zero
Climate Week: B Team Reminding Business, World Leaders of Undeniable #BusinessCase for Net Zero

4 years ago - Today The B Team, comprised of leaders of some of the world’s largest companies, is calling on governments and businesses alike to aim for net-zero greenhouse-gas emissions by 2050 or before, building upon their February 2015 call to world leaders.A ‘Net-Zero by 2050’ aspiration being adopted by leading companies demonstrates the importance of bold long-term targets, and reinforces what the Leaders of The B Team are asking for from world leaders in the political process at COP21 in Paris.

OK ... Now What? The Future of Natural Capital Accounting Metrics
OK ... Now What? The Future of Natural Capital Accounting Metrics

4 years ago - Natural Capital Accounting (NCA) is an emerging methodology in the private sector, aimed at measuring the dependency and impact of companies on natural systems. NCA helps in quantifying the value of usually intangible assets from nature (such as water, pollination, etc). NCA allows mitigating risks but also identifies opportunities to reduce costs, innovate and become more resilient.

How to Intervene in a System: A Practical Case Study of the Sustainable Surf Movement
How to Intervene in a System: A Practical Case Study of the Sustainable Surf Movement

5 years ago - “We’re going to talk about systems change,” began Pam Wilhelms, owner of Wilhelms Consulting Group. Wilhelms moderated a panel of changemakers that have driven sustainability in the surf industry. “We don’t change by top-down, we change by finding leverage points,” she said.

Kering Releases EP&L Methodology to Encourage Wider Adoption of Natural Capital Accounting
Kering Releases EP&L Methodology to Encourage Wider Adoption of Natural Capital Accounting

5 years ago - Today, Kering released the results of its Environmental Profit and Loss Account (EP&L) — measuring the environmental footprint of its operations and across supply chains — and released the methodology as an open-source tool to encourage other corporations to clarify their impact on the environment.

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Trending: Plastic Hotel Sheets and a Dress Made from Beer … the Latest in Sustainable Textiles
Trending: Plastic Hotel Sheets and a Dress Made from Beer … the Latest in Sustainable Textiles

5 years ago - This week, W Hotels Worldwide, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, became the latest company to jump on the plastic-waste-to-fabric train when it announced a new partnership with global music artist and entrepreneur will.i.am and The Coca-Cola Company, to bring the EKOCYCLE™ brand to W Hotel rooms around the world.

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