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Circular Economy 101: Waste Not, Get More
Circular Economy 101: Waste Not, Get More

3 years ago - Across the globe, about 50 percent of CO2 emissions are tied to materials — goods that often produce a significant amount of physical and financial waste.

Patagonia Launches Digital Platform to Connect Customers with Grassroots Activism
Patagonia Launches Digital Platform to Connect Customers with Grassroots Activism

3 years ago - Patagonia is back at it — the outdoor gear company has launched a new digital platform connecting customers with local environmental organizations. The aim of the new platform, Patagonia Action Works, is to encourage Patagonia customers to learn more about local environmental issues and get involved with events, petitions, fundraising and volunteering in their area.

Trending: CO2 Dyeing, Biosynthetics Driving Transition Towards New Textiles Economy
Trending: CO2 Dyeing, Biosynthetics Driving Transition Towards New Textiles Economy

3 years ago - A new textiles economy is on the horizon as innovative textile and chemical firms develop new chemical- and petroleum-free processes to produce fabrics and materials.

Outdoor Industry Film Series to Highlight Business Imperative for Embracing Purpose
Outdoor Industry Film Series to Highlight Business Imperative for Embracing Purpose

3 years ago - The Outdoor Industry Association (OIA), whose members include REI, Iron Mountain, Patagonia, The North Face and Timberland, is producing a new film series that shares the stories of outdo

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Philip Morris Is Giving Up Cigarettes — and Asking UK Consumers to Do the Same
Philip Morris Is Giving Up Cigarettes — and Asking UK Consumers to Do the Same

3 years ago - Although it may seem counterintuitive for a company to discourage consumers from buying its products, we have seen this strategy work in brands’ favor in the past — Patagonia’s “Don’t Buy This Jacket” campaign resulted in an overwhelming positive response from consumers who took extra time to learn about the brand’s mission before making a purchase. Now, one company with a notoriously controversial product is attempting to pivot its business model to be more socially responsible — and marketing directly to consumers during this transition.

Know Your Audience: Why Patagonia Can Sue the President — and Thrive
Know Your Audience: Why Patagonia Can Sue the President — and Thrive

3 years ago - Last week, in response to President Trump’s decision to scale back Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments, outdoor retail brand and sustainability leader Patagonia in turn announced it would be suing the President, a definitively bold move — even for the likes of the brand that brought us “Don’t Buy This Jacket” an

Patagonia Blacks Out Homepage, Calls on Consumers to Protect Public Lands
Patagonia Blacks Out Homepage, Calls on Consumers to Protect Public Lands

3 years ago - Outdoor retailer Patagonia is no stranger to throwing its weight behind worthy causes, particularly those aligned with its mission to “use business to inspire and implement solutions to the environmental crisis.” In the past, this has included shuttering its doors on Election Day to highlight pressing environmental issues, donating 100 percent of its Black Friday sales to environmental organizations, calling for a boycott of the Outdoor Retailer

SAC's Latest Higg Module Improves Apparel Supply Chain Transparency, Reduces Audit Fatigue
SAC's Latest Higg Module Improves Apparel Supply Chain Transparency, Reduces Audit Fatigue

3 years ago - The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) has released early registration of the Higg Facility Environmental Module (Higg FEM), a self-assessment tool that globally standardizes sustainability measurement for apparel, footwear and textile manufacturing facilities. Optimized for use at an industrial scale, Higg FEM enables factories of any size to assess sustainability performance and easily share results with supply chain partners.

Circular Solutions in Action: Retailers, Recyclers Collaborate to Fight Textile Waste
Circular Solutions in Action: Retailers, Recyclers Collaborate to Fight Textile Waste

3 years ago - Textile waste is a 26-billion-pound problem the world is just beginning to recognize. With us consuming more than 80 billion pieces of new clothing each year globally, there’s no question that change is necessary – but what will it take for retailers, clothing manufacturers and consumers to embrace the environmental benefits of reuse?

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Trending: Stella McCartney, Patagonia, Target Deliver Big Wins for Ethical, Sustainable Fashion
Trending: Stella McCartney, Patagonia, Target Deliver Big Wins for Ethical, Sustainable Fashion

4 years ago - While faced by a myriad of social and environmental challenges, the fashion and textile industries continue to edge ever-closer to a more sustainable, equitable and circular future thanks to the innovative thinking of industry leaders.

Sustainability Leaders Daunted, But Willing to Work Together to Help Build ‘The Good Life’
Sustainability Leaders Daunted, But Willing to Work Together to Help Build ‘The Good Life’

4 years ago - This blog is part of the GlobeScan-SustainAbility Leaders Survey 20th anniversary project being conducted by GlobeScan and SustainAbility in partnership with Interface.

Landmark Research Shows Americans Are Redefining The “Good Life”
Landmark Research Shows Americans Are Redefining The “Good Life”

4 years ago - In spite of a chaotic political arena, a majority of Americans share the view that The Good Life is defined by connections to people and planet more than by material wealth and consumption. Furthermore, Americans are looking to brands to take the lead in showing them how they can make a more fulfilling life according to a US study of 1,000 adults 18+ conducted in April 2017. The Enabling the Good Life Report from Sustainable Brands and Harris Poll released today shows the dramatic shift in American attitudes and reflects a gap between people’s new aspirations and the ways business responds.

Brand Advocacy vs Aspiration in the New Era
Brand Advocacy vs Aspiration in the New Era

4 years ago - When it seems that corporate America has seized control of our government, of our society, it can be hard to wake up every day excited to go to work. Trust in brands has never been lower. Expectations have never been higher. Yes, corporations may have unprecedented power under the new administration, but like never before, consumers are calling out brands for their values. It seems there’s no middle ground and there’s no place to hide. In a world that’s increasingly volatile and transparent, humans will decide whether brands live or die.

Coalition Calls on Fashion Industry to Adopt Transparency Pledge
Coalition Calls on Fashion Industry to Adopt Transparency Pledge

4 years ago - Human Rights Watch is calling on the fashion industry to adopt and carry out the Apparel and Footwear Supply Chain Transparency Pledge. The organization contacted 72 apparel companies, asking them to publish information identifying the factories that produce their goods, addressing a key obstacle to rooting out abusive labor practices across the industry and helping to prevent disasters such as the Rana Plaza collapse.

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EILEEN FISHER, Patagonia, Target Join Committee to Advance Sustainable Artisan Supply Chains
EILEEN FISHER, Patagonia, Target Join Committee to Advance Sustainable Artisan Supply Chains

4 years ago - Nest, a New York-based nonprofit focused on creating a better life for workers in the cottage industry, has announced the formation of the Nest Artisan Advancement Steering Committee, a coalition of heavy hitters in fashion and home design committed to addressing sustainability issues impacting the global community of homeworkers and artisans.

Trending: New Tech Breakthroughs Design Impacts Out of Everyday Products
Trending: New Tech Breakthroughs Design Impacts Out of Everyday Products

4 years ago - While recycling most certainly plays an important role in the shift to the development of a more circular, sustainable economy, it largely focuses on a product or material’s end of life. But recent initiatives and technological breakthroughs are helping more companies design impacts out of their products’ life cycles.

Outdoor Brands Divided on Attending Retailer Show in Utah
Outdoor Brands Divided on Attending Retailer Show in Utah

4 years ago - In response to Utah Governor Gary Herbert’s resolution urging the Trump administration to rescind the Bears Ears National Monument, Patagonia announced that it would be opting out of this year’s Outdoor Retailer trade show. Outdoor Retailer (OR) is held every year in Salt Lake City, Utah, and brings in an estimated $50 million to the state according to the Outdoor Industry Association.

Trending: Breakthrough Textiles Help Fashion Industry Close the Loop
Trending: Breakthrough Textiles Help Fashion Industry Close the Loop

4 years ago - Even more brands are making moves towards a more circular economy through textile innovation and consumer engagement. Recently, H&M debuted its new “Bring It” garment recycling campaign, as well as a new BIONIC-based Conscious Exclusive collection, while Kering announced the next stage of its ambitious sustainability plan.

Trending: New Breakthrough Technologies Find Solutions for Hard-to-Recycle Products
Trending: New Breakthrough Technologies Find Solutions for Hard-to-Recycle Products

4 years ago - Ambitions to reduce waste and move away from a linear economic model are driving companies across the globe to create breakthrough technologies and unique solutions to drive forward the circular economy.

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Circular Disruptors Honored in Davos; C2C Design Challenge Winners Rethink Products
Circular Disruptors Honored in Davos; C2C Design Challenge Winners Rethink Products

4 years ago - The World Economic Forum’s Community of Young Global Leaders, in collaboration with Accenture Strategy, yesterday announced the winners of the 2017 Circulars at the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos-Klosters. The third annual Circulars awards showcased advances from the private sector, public sector and civil society that drive innovation and growth while reducing dependence on scarce natural resources.

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