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Renovate or Rebuild: M&S Oxford St Planning Decision Fuels Debate About ‘Sustainable’ Construction
Renovate or Rebuild: M&S Oxford St Planning Decision Fuels Debate About ‘Sustainable’ Construction

6 months ago - The retailer argued that a new store would be 25% more energy efficient; but environmentalists say the Oxford Street demolish-rebuild plan would have sent 40K tonnes of CO2 into the atmosphere.

Global Fashion Houses, NGOs Call on Industry to Commit to Deforestation-Free Leather
Global Fashion Houses, NGOs Call on Industry to Commit to Deforestation-Free Leather

8 months ago - The Deforestation-Free Call to Action for Leather calls on brands and retailers to ensure sourcing of bovine leather from deforestation-free supply chains by 2030 or earlier.

Retailers and the Food Waste Fight: The Journey Continues
Retailers and the Food Waste Fight: The Journey Continues

1 year ago - Between new approaches to labeling, innovative coatings, redistribution and data-driven solutions, retailers across the Western world continue to fight the good fight against food waste.

Report: Holistic Solutions Needed to Future-Proof Edible Fats & Oils Industry
Report: Holistic Solutions Needed to Future-Proof Edible Fats & Oils Industry

2 years ago - The Edible Fats and Oils Collaboration urges the food and feed industry to advocate for new policy that considers the sustainability aspects of all fats and oils in one holistic system, instead of vilifying individual ingredients.

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30+ Fashion Brands, Manufacturers Collaborating to Recycle Textile Waste in Bangladesh
30+ Fashion Brands, Manufacturers Collaborating to Recycle Textile Waste in Bangladesh

3 years ago - The Global Fashion Agenda's Circular Fashion Partnership (CFP) aims to achieve a long-term, scalable transition to a circular fashion system; beginning in the heart of fast-fashion production, Bangladesh.

Consumer Goods Giants Unite to Support Vulnerable Communities Impacted by COVID-19
Consumer Goods Giants Unite to Support Vulnerable Communities Impacted by COVID-19

3 years ago - Colgate-Palmolive, General Mills, L'Oréal, Tesco, Unilever and 40 more of the world’s largest food and personal care brands, retailers and manufacturers will provide local aid to communities that have been hardest hit by the pandemic.

Maersk Joins Forces with Industry Peers, Customers to Develop Next-Gen Shipping Fuel
Maersk Joins Forces with Industry Peers, Customers to Develop Next-Gen Shipping Fuel

4 years ago - A.P. Moller - Maersk has partnered with BMW, H&M, Levi Strauss and more to explore LEO — a blend of lignin and ethanol — that could be part of a solution for sustainable shipping.

Mastercard, Clothing Giants Partner to Help Garment Workers Secure Financial Futures
Mastercard, Clothing Giants Partner to Help Garment Workers Secure Financial Futures

4 years ago - By partnering with companies with labor-intensive supply chains, Mastercard is creating digital solutions to give workers more control and transparency over their earnings and savings.

Report: Food Giants Capitalizing on Consumers’ ‘Appetite for Disruption’
Report: Food Giants Capitalizing on Consumers’ ‘Appetite for Disruption’

4 years ago - $5.3 trillion investor coalition reports on how global food companies including Tesco, Carrefour and Nestlé are responding to consumer demand for alternative proteins

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Sportswear, Outdoor Brands Lead on Transparency; Luxury Is Waking Up
Sportswear, Outdoor Brands Lead on Transparency; Luxury Is Waking Up

4 years ago - On the sixth anniversary of the devastating Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh, which killed over 1,100 garment workers, Fashion Revolution’s most recent Transparency Index indicates slow progress across the industry.

Forum for the Future Presents Fatty, Oily Challenge to Global Food, Ag Value Chain
Forum for the Future Presents Fatty, Oily Challenge to Global Food, Ag Value Chain

4 years ago - Building on the work of Protein Challenge 2040 and Feed Compass, this three-year, global initiative is focused on accelerating the sustainable production and use of edible fats and oils.

Net Zero in Practice: How Brands Can Turn Targets Into Action
Net Zero in Practice: How Brands Can Turn Targets Into Action

4 years ago - The scope and scale of the challenge presented by climate change is dawning on consumers, putting mounting pressure on brands to act in their wider interests — and fast. Going net zero offers a real solution, but how do businesses get there? A new framework from Natural Capital Partners might just have the answer.

Trending: Lush, M&S, Nestlé Accelerate Plastic-Free Strategies
Trending: Lush, M&S, Nestlé Accelerate Plastic-Free Strategies

5 years ago - The work to clean up our plastic mess continues with new initiatives from more major brands.

China Lags on Sustainable Viscose, Australia Unveils Tree-Free Alternative
China Lags on Sustainable Viscose, Australia Unveils Tree-Free Alternative

5 years ago - Report: Chinese viscose sector’s sustainability roadmap fails to deliver

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Global Practitioners Gather to Compare Notes on Redesigning the #GoodLife
Global Practitioners Gather to Compare Notes on Redesigning the #GoodLife

5 years ago - Last year, the Sustainable Brands community gathered around the world throughout the year to share insights on how they – and their customers – were “redefining the good life.” This year, the conversation has progressed from the ‘what’ to the ‘how’ of designing the sustainable future in which we all want to live.

Neighbourly Calling for More Partners to Redistribute Surplus Food Across UK, Ireland
Neighbourly Calling for More Partners to Redistribute Surplus Food Across UK, Ireland

5 years ago - Giving platform Neighbourly has today put out a call inviting charities, food projects, schools and community groups to join its free food surplus redistribution scheme. Neighbourly is the redistribution partner to retailers and manufacturers including Marks & Spencer, Starbucks, Heineken, Lidl and Danone.

How a Practical Guide to Sourcing Sustainable Cotton Could Help Transform the Industry
How a Practical Guide to Sourcing Sustainable Cotton Could Help Transform the Industry

5 years ago - ‘I would like to source more sustainable cotton, but I’m not quite sure where to start. There seems to be an awful lot of standards out there, and I’m not quite sure what the differences are between them.’ ‘I’d like to increase the volumes of sustainable cotton I buy, but I’m worried about sourcing different types of sustainable cotton — does a portfolio approach work?’ ‘I want to source sustainable cotton. I just want this to be easy. I wonder how other brands are doing it.’

Transformational Leadership in Action ... and In Transition
Transformational Leadership in Action ... and In Transition

5 years ago - Last week, over 2,000 representatives from our global community of sustainability practitioners, brand strategists, product and service innovators, thought leaders and other change-makers converged at SB’18 Vancouver to share their latest insights on a multitude of themes pertinent to all of those committed to improving business around the world. Here, we dig into a topic at the heart of all lasting change: Transformational leadership.

Nestlé, Coca-Cola Among 60 Orgs Stepping Up to Address Pressures on UK Water
Nestlé, Coca-Cola Among 60 Orgs Stepping Up to Address Pressures on UK Water

5 years ago - Over 60 organizations including businesses such as Nestlé, Coca-Cola and M&S have signed a Catchment Management Declaration agreeing to step up action to address the increasing pressures to UK water through improved catchment management.

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WRAP Convenes 42 CPG Giants in Global Pact to Eliminate Plastic Packaging Waste
WRAP Convenes 42 CPG Giants in Global Pact to Eliminate Plastic Packaging Waste

5 years ago - Building on their individual efforts and those under the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF)’s New Plastics Economy initiative, dozens of businesses have made their commitment to the new UK Plastics Pact.