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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

New Metrics / 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. - 7 years ago

ZDHC Wastewater Guidelines Streamline Industry Efforts to Eliminate Hazardous Chemicals
ZDHC Wastewater Guidelines Streamline Industry Efforts to Eliminate Hazardous Chemicals

Waste Not / On Friday, the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Programme - a collaboration of 22 leading brands, including Kering, Marks & Spencer, Primark, Coop Switzerland and New Balance, along with 13 value chain affiliates and 7 associates - released its Wastewater Guidelines, a unified expectation on wastewater quality for t - 7 years ago

New Program to Help London-Based SMEs Capitalize on Circular Economy
New Program to Help London-Based SMEs Capitalize on Circular Economy

The Next Economy / The London Waste and Recycling Board (LWARB) - a partnership between the Mayor of London and London’s Boroughs dedicated to improving waste and resource management within the capital, with the aim of turning London into a circular city - has launched a new program called Advanced London to support SMEs in adopting and scaling up circular business models. - 7 years ago

Ramblers Way Redoubles Focus on American-Made, Sustainable Clothing
Ramblers Way Redoubles Focus on American-Made, Sustainable Clothing

Product, Service & Design Innovation / Ramblers Way, an ethically sourced, American-made sustainable clothing company announced today an extensive rebrand across the company along with the new tagline ‘Clothing for a Good Life.’ The new brand look and feel embodies Ramblers Way’s commitment to protect the planet, support local economies and build its business based on lifelong values. - 7 years ago

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Fashion Tech Startup Helps Brands Tackle Supply Chain Efficiency and Transparency
Fashion Tech Startup Helps Brands Tackle Supply Chain Efficiency and Transparency

Cleantech / Tom Singh, founder of UK fashion brand New Look, has backed a London-based fashion technology company to help apparel retailers and manufacturers manage their supply chains. - 7 years ago

15 Food Giants, Retailers Step Up to Chop Food Loss and Waste by 2030
15 Food Giants, Retailers Step Up to Chop Food Loss and Waste by 2030

Waste Not / Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy have recognized 15 U.S. businesses and organizations pledging concrete steps to reduce food loss and waste in their operations 50 percent by 2030, as recommended by the UN Sustainable Development Goals. - 7 years ago

How2Compost Label Aims to Facilitate Proper Packaging Disposal
How2Compost Label Aims to Facilitate Proper Packaging Disposal

Chemistry, Materials & Packaging / With private and municipal composting programs becoming more mainstream, as well as more companies turning to more sustainable packaging designs, composting is now easier than ever. The next step in the crusade to reduce waste? The Sustainable Packing Coalition (SPC)’s launch of the new How2Compost label program. - 7 years ago

Demonstrating Impacts of Sustainability Certifications Will Require Better Communication
Demonstrating Impacts of Sustainability Certifications Will Require Better Communication

Marketing and Comms / Certification has, over the years, played a significant role in the development and execution of ethical supply chain programs across industries, providing frameworks within which brands can analyze and make improvements to their practices and business models. It has also provided a means to communicate brand values and commitment to these values to the public. Though certification has evolved to become an essential component of the corporate landscape, it still faces a number of challenges. - 7 years ago

3 Key Strategies for Changing Consumer Attitudes Through Purpose-Driven Business
3 Key Strategies for Changing Consumer Attitudes Through Purpose-Driven Business

Stakeholder Trends and Insights / CSR schemes are standard fare these days. They’re essential and expected, but by no means do they guarantee a strong consumer response. The industry — and society as a whole — has evolved to the point to which the possession of a mission statement on its own is no longer sufficient. - 7 years ago

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Trending: Uber, Nissan Further Disrupt Car Ownership with New Takes on Sharing Model
Trending: Uber, Nissan Further Disrupt Car Ownership with New Takes on Sharing Model

Product, Service & Design Innovation / With car sharing becoming an increasingly popular solution for cities and millennials, automakers are finding new ways to standout in a crowded market. Last week, David Plouffe, chief strategic adviser of Uber Technologies Inc., announced intentions to create a new market and assist smart cities with developing better transportation systems. While at a technology forum in Taipei, Plouffe explained that a lot of Uber clients aren’t taxi users, and that the company gives opportunities for drivers to create an extra income for themselves, outside of their main careers. - 7 years ago

Sainsbury's Commits £1m to Radically Reduce Food Waste in the UK
Sainsbury's Commits £1m to Radically Reduce Food Waste in the UK

Waste Not / UK retailer Sainsbury’s has unveiled its latest move in the fight against food waste, by announcing a £1 million fund available to towns and cities across the United Kingdom. The commitment is the second phase of its Waste Less, Save More strategy - a five-year plan designed to help households save money by reducing food waste in the UK. - 7 years ago

CPG Giants, NGOs, Traders Agree on Unifying Definition of 'No Deforestation' Palm Oil
CPG Giants, NGOs, Traders Agree on Unifying Definition of 'No Deforestation' Palm Oil

Supply Chain / After a year of intensive work, the High Carbon Stock (HCS) Convergence Working Group announced in Bangkok today that they have reached agreement on a single, coherent set of rules for implementation of companies’ commitments to “no deforestation” in their palm oil operations and supply chains. - 7 years ago

€220M European Commission Investment Spurs 144 New Circular, Low-Carbon Projects
€220M European Commission Investment Spurs 144 New Circular, Low-Carbon Projects

The Next Economy / The European Commission has approved an investment package of €222.7 million from the EU budget to support Europe's transition to a more sustainable and low-carbon future. The EU funding will spur additional investments leading to a total of €398.6 million, which will be used to finance 144 new projects in 23 member states. The support comes from the LIFE Programme for the Environment and Climate Action, the EU's funding instrument for the environment and climate action. €323.5 million will go to projects in the field of environment and resource efficiency, nature and biodiversity, and environmental governance and information. - 7 years ago