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Indigenous Peoples Task Force focuses on sustainability –

The $5 million project could start this fall and wrap up by spring 2020.

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Frosty Jack’s reduces bottle size to drive sustainability

Cider brand Frosty Jack’s, is replacing its 3-litre PET bottles with 2.5 litre bottles, in a move designed to “see 22 million fewer units of alcohol consum…

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Emirates commits to reducing single-use plastics on board

Emirates planes will soon be free of plastic straws.

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The Can Makers launches first Sustainability Hub

Packaging SolutionsA new website has been launched to showcase the benefits of drinks cans, reflecting the UK’s growing demand for more sustainable d…

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Nespresso Invests Nearly $10M to Improve Coffee Sustainability

In a bid to restore high-quality coffee production in regions that have come under threat due to factors like environmental disaster, economic hardship or political conflict, Nespresso is working to provide farmers with training and material that will help them improve coffee yield and quality.

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10 emerging sustainability trends in natural beauty

At the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit, over 140 senior executives from the beauty industry convened in New York City to delve into sustainability issues.

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» Global Meat News on this industry’s sustainability problem

The meat industry is under siege these days over issues of sustainability.  The major recommendation of the EAT-Lancet report is to cut consumption of red meat by half in order to reduce greenhouse……

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Sports can set sustainability standard | Innovators magazine

England’s iconic Oval ground will host the opening game of this year’s cricket world cup on Thursday – and plastic pollution is set to be the biggest loser.

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Fight against corruption a key issue of sustainability

As shipping faces more regulation and there are wider demands for commercial transparency, we can no longer afford to turn the other cheek and accept corruption as a cost of doing business, notes Leon van Duivendijk, Director Shared Resources, Vroon B.V.

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Poll: Are you in favour of a levy on single-use plastics?

The government will launch its Climate Action Plan today…

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SportTech 2019: Building sustainability to reduce carbon footprint

Following the Carbon Literacy workshop held on the morning of SportTech 2019 at Lord’s on 22 May, SVG Europe launched the ‘One Planet’ …

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Timberland’s President Talks Sustainability, President Trump and More

Speaking exclusively with FN, Timberland president Jim Pisani talks President Trump, challenges to overcome and collaborations.

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Republic Services achieves sustainability goals

AZ Big Media Republic Services achieves sustainability goals | AZ Big Media…

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Sustainability All Stars: Allbirds – M2 Magazine

If you haven’t heard of Allbirds yet, you will soon. Kiwi, Tim Brown, together with engineer Joey Swillinger created Allbirds, a footwear company creating a range to suit your everyday needs, from loungers to runners. What is special about the brand is the materials they use and the sustainable nature of their process.

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Celebrate cooperatives and sustainability today

To celebrate this International Day of Cooperatives, learn more about three Ohio based co-ops efforts towards sustainable consumption and production.

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Environmental sustainability the biggest challenge for shipping

In an exclusive interview with SAFETY4SEA, Nick Brown, Communications Director at Bureau Veritas, invites industry to bridge the gender gap and support effective leadership.

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UK under dangerous pressure to lower its sustainability commitments

Despite promises, it’s hard to deny that the UK’s standards on agriculture, air pollution, and climate change are under threat.

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G’s Fresh Mushrooms receives sustainability award

British mushroom grower G’s Fresh Mushrooms received the Fresh Produce Consortium’s Fresh Award for CSR Excellence for its introduction of the molded pulp punnet for mushrooms.

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Hiland Earns Sustainability Award | Dairy Herd Management

Honored at ProFoods Live conference, Hiland Dairy Foods Company earns Sustainability Excellence in Manufacturing award.

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From Cryptokitty To Barking Dog: How Blockchain Is Helping Sustainability Efforts

Africa and the Middle East present their own set of issues that require a fresh set of eyes. But rose-coloured glasses aside, in what ways is blockchain creating consequential change?

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Canada is Moving to Ban Dozens of ‘Harmful’ Single-Use Plastics as Soon as 2021

Canadian legislators are aiming to phase out single-use plastics such as straws, coffee lids, shopping bags, and straws within the next two years.

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MPs to probe problem of e-waste in face of mounting crisis

The UK is one of Europe’s worst offenders for illegally exporting electronic waste to developing countries…

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3 sustainability mistakes that sabotage retailers’ businesses

It’s retailers job to help customers manoeuvre their sustainability dilemma and gently nudge them their behaviour into more sustainable actions.

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Prime Minister Single-Use Plastic : Warren Kinsella

Musings…

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Cities are looking to the circular economy to help the climate

With their ever increasing populations cities must look to the circular economy to fight global warming.

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Climate Joy Series: Gatwick Airport Launches Reusable Cup Scheme, Canada to Ban Single-Use Plastics…

In this week’s edition of Climate Joy, Gatwick Airport in the UK launches a reusable cup scheme to reduce waste, and Canada winning the world over by banning single-use plastic and making the captivity of whale and dolphins illegal…

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Maine bans single-use plastic grocery bags by Earth Day 2020

Maine will ban single-use plastic bags in grocery stores statewide by 2020, according to legislation signed by the governor Monday.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the Bangor Daily News.

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Vivobarefoot Fetes Sustainability Strategy, Partners with Woolmark

Vivobarefoot will be basing collections around three material groups: plant-based polymers, recycled components and natural materials.

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Environmental Sustainability: How Growers Tell Their Stories

Sharing your sustainability practices cultivates customer goodwill and sets an example for other businesses in the green industry.

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Sustainability branding for business leaders

The social influence of key stakeholders can make or break your projects. Strategic stakeholder engagement is a critical component of any successful sustainability brand.

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PGA Of America Launches Driving Sustainability initiative

Golfers and their fans have new inspiration to go solar, go EV, and to go for energy efficiency at home and in the club house…

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Reuse – the fourth pillar of the circular economy

The idea of reusing materials resulting from renovation or demolition work is gaining momentum.

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How Emirates plans to reduce single-use plastics

Dubai airline Emirates has made a network-wide commitment to reduce single-use plastics on board its aircraft…

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Flexible Polyethylene Recycling: Accelerating the Transition towards Circular Economy

Plastics Recyclers Europe published a paper identifying the prerequisites for increasing recycling of flexible polyethylene into a high-quality raw material while ensuring a sustainable and cost-effective process.

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The Amsterdam City Doughnut

What makes a thriving city? That’s the question that Circle Economy, Kate Raworth and the City of Amsterdam address in the creation of the Amsterdam City Doughnut, with the insights captured in the report Building blocks for the new strategy Amsterdam Circular 2020-2025.

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Peru Presents PepsiCo’s ‘Recycling with Purpose’ to Promote Circular Economy

Peru has become the first country to implement the PepsiCo Recycling with Purpose circular economy model.The program was announced earlier this year as one that would be rolled out in 10 countries over the next two years…

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Sustainability spices up McCormick & Co. supply chain

McCormick & Co., the Baltimore-based maker of spices and seasonings (NYSE: MKC), stands out in the consumer food products sector for its aggressive…

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Tetra Pak is ‘doing more with less’ for sustainability

At this year’s Global Dairy Congress, Tetra Pak’s new executive vice president, Ola Elmqvist, will share insights into future thinking for sustainability.

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Sustainability fashion: Boutique by Shelter

Welcome to a monthly column within our broader sustainability section which is going to focus on what fashion is doing to address the issues in its industry. Boutique by Shelter – brought to you by Retail Insider with Clipper and Give Back Box We all think we know the deal with charity shops.

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Osprey Packs doubles down on sustainability

The pack giant promises to become the world’s most sustainable hardgoods brand yet.

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Ecommerce Packaging and the Sustainability Imperative

Sustainability is now an ecommerce packaging imperative. Learn what brands are doing and how innovation plays a role in sustainability efforts.

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Financial institutions, private sector urged to take advantage of circular economy

Mr.Mohammed Adjei Sowah, the Accra Metropolitan Chief Executive has urged financial institutions an…

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Transverse Innovation to Meet the Challenges of Circular Economy

Circular Economy is a model that is being implemented little by little in numerous sectors and businesses. Innovation is a great ally to this new concept, which accelerates the search for new technological solutions that let us improve current production and consumption processes.

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Inclusive management and coastal/ocean sustainability

All actors are needed to reach the goal but especially women are a key starting point By Maricela de la Torre-Castro, Stockholm University maricela (at) natgeo.su.se In my recent article, I used the concept of inclusive management to represent “any management strategy that consciously and explicitly…

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TUI Group commits to reducing single-use plastic waste by 250m pieces by 2020

TUI Group has published its 2018 Sustainability Report, showing how the company performed four years into its sustainability strategy ‘Better Holidays, Better World’.The 2020 strategy includes four core pillars where TUI aims to advance sustainable tourism at scale within its own operations, along…

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Circular economy likely to generate 1.4 crore jobs in 5-7 years: Kant

Read more about Circular economy likely to generate 1.4 crore jobs in 5-7 years: Kant on Business Standard.Circular economy implies reusing waste back into the production cycle to produce new products and uses instead of wasting such materials with embedded resources…

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Committee backs Ottawa councillor’s motion to study ditching single-use plastics in city buildings

“You should be able to come to city hall and expect not to eat a meal off of foam plates and use plastic forks and knives,” said Coun. Catherine McKenney, who put forward the motion.

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Hydro Flask Pledges To Combat Single-Use Plastics At Outdoor Retailer

Hydro Flask, an award-winning leader in high-performance, insulated stainless steel flasks and soft good innovations and a Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ, NM: HELE) company, has pledged a contribution of its reusable stainless steel products during Outdoor Retailer Summer Market in support of the Plastic Impact Alliance – a grassroots commitment to removing single-use plastics from Outdoor Retailer.

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New sustainability plan for Washington State Ferries

Washington State Ferries released a two-year action plan to improve air quality, protect orca whales and reduce emissions and waste.

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Greentown Labs and BASF Launch Circular Economy Challenge

The six-month accelerator program seeks ideas in the plastics, energy storage and recycling value chains.

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Smurfit Kappa celebrates sustainability progress

Corrugated and paper packaging company Smurfit Kappa recently released its latest Sustainable Development Report, which details the steps is taking to reach a goal of full sustainability.

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National Refill Day: How businesses are uniting against single-use plastic water bottles

Since its launch in 2017, City to Sea’s Refill campaign has spurred dozens of big and small businesses to offer free water bottle refills. To mark National Refill Day 2019, edie explores the impact of the campaign to date.

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Don’t Recycle, Upcycle: Why Future Sustainability Requires a Circular Economy

It’s a fact: People like stuff. The more stuff they have, the better they think they feel. That means, in only a few decades—when the world’s population is e…

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Philadelphia City Councilman Introduces Bill To Ban Almost All Single-Use Plastic Bags In City

Previous attempts to limit plastic bags in the city have failed.

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Tshwane all set for African Cities Sustainability Conference at CSIR

Day one will be graced by the minister of the Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Dr Nkosazana-Dlamini Zuma…

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Why Canada’s single-use plastic ban could help the environment and wildlife

The global focus on plastic pollution isn’t a distraction from other planetary issues.

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Recycling of non-drink packaging needs to be transformed to meet circular economy aims, say RECOUP

According to an investigation by RECOUP into the introduction of a deposit return scheme (DRS) in the UK, it believes that the collection and recycling of non-drink packaging still needs to be transformed.

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The Circular Economy and The Access Economy

What happens to resource efficiency, recycling and waste management in a world where disownership is becoming the new normal?

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Two More US States Have Approved Bans On Single-Use Plastic Bags

The two new pieces of legislation mean that there are now five US states that have approved bans on single-use plastic bags.

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Calling Innovators To Join The Circular Economy Challenge

The world’s waste crisis is spurring innovations to create circular economies that generate zero waste and zero carbon.

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Burberry introduces new sustainability targets

Burberry has added two new science-based sustainability targets concerning greenhouse gas emissions to its responsibility strategy for 2022. …

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Prada dives into circular economy with pledge to make bags from recycled ocean plastic

Plan to use ocean plastic is accompanied by launch of new collection consisting of six Re-Nylon backpacks…

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The plastics circular economy

A group of leading business have launched a global initiative aimed at jumpstarting the plastics circular economy.

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By Humankind wants to banish single-use plastic from your bathroom

New brand By Humankind aims to eliminate plastic waste through more sustainable products such as refillable deodorants and dehydrated mouthwash.

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500,000 used computers, 60,000 tonnes of e-waste imported into Nigeria

A STUDY carried out by Basel  Action Network, BAN, a global body fighting for a cleaner environment, in 2016, showed that about 500,000 used computers 75 per cent of which are junks and unserviceable, were imported into the country annually.

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Sustainability at centre of Coles’ refreshed strategy

Supermarket announces a refreshed strategy focused on boosting its online and own brand offerings.

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Sustainability cues offer a marketing opportunity

A strawberry-flavoured vodka made by distilling the discarded whey from cheese-making, an apple vodka flavoured with 14 varietals of “non-GMO” apples and an organic gin and vodka from Speyside. All making their drinks industry bow in the last few weeks, these new products underline emphatically…

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Rafting outfitters focus on sustainability

Rafting is fun for people, but what about rivers? Five rafting outfitters talk about how they keep the river clean and help protect the environment.

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Gov to investigate ‘growing tsunami’ of UK e-waste

Inquiry will assess UK’s efforts to create a circular economy…

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Canada Plans to Ban Comprehensive List of Single-Use Plastics by 2021

The federal government of Canada announced on June 10th their national plan to address single-use plastic pollution.The goals of this plan are set to be achieved as early as 2021,…

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sustainability runs through the grain of TAKT’s wooden furniture

TAKT is attempting to rewrite the script when it comes to production and consumption, including the entire lifecycle of their products. the copenhagen-based brand aims to rewrite the script when it comes to consumption, from manufacturing to shipping and from repairs to recycling.

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Our Commitment to Sustainability at Workday Rising

Sustainability is a top priority at Workday Rising and Workday Rising Europe. See highlights from our Workday Rising Sustainability and Community Report.

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From Zomato to the US: this startup is battling to put an end to single-use plastic with bamboo straws

Bengaluru-based Bambrew manufactures bamboo straws, cutlery, and packaging materials with the help of tribals in the Northeast. In a year, the team claims to have made a revenue of Rs 10 lakh….

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IKEA Is Upping Its Sustainability Game

IKEA has never really been the portrait of sustainability, but in a major shift, the company has announced some seriously ambitious green initiatives.

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ManpowerGroup’s Global Sustainability Manager on the Practice

JoAnn Strickon, global sustainability manager, shares common misconceptions of the role and the importance of sustainability in businesses of all sizes.

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UCLA’s Escobar Believes Sustainability is About Systems

The 40 under 40 winner shares how he came up with a process to move the campus’ first building toward zero waste.

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Companies Incentivizing Employees To Live Greener, Promote Sustainability

How are companies encouraging environmentalism as a lifestyle in its employees?

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Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) Fellowship Programme 2019

The Fellowship Programme is designed to bring highly qualified people from academia, the business world, and civil society to the institute, who provide expertise, inspiration, and creative input…

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Eco Briefs: Sustainability news from around Intown

REI Co-op is investing a total of $157,500 in 12 local nonprofit organizations in Atlanta in 2018, as part of the co-op’s continued commitment to steward outdoor spaces and connect people to the outdoors.

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Sustainability Rocks! Top Music Festival CEO On Saving Radiohead And Partnering With The UN

As music festival NOS Alive embark on a groundbreaking partnership with the United Nations around Agenda 2030, founder Álvaro Covões explains why sustainability has been part of the festival DNA from day one, and how one night in Lisbon saved a young Radiohead.

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Google’s new circular economy strategy to ‘maximise reuse’ across its operations

Tech giant Google has launched a new circular economy initiative aimed at addressing an “inherently unsustainable” demand for resources and products by leveraging the transformational potential of technology.

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Best Buy Recycles 2 Billion Pounds of E-Waste and Appliances

Best Buy reported that it has collected 2 billion pounds of e-waste and appliances for recycling since launching a consumer electronics takeback program in 2009. Now the retailer is expanding the consumer program, and working to increase waste diversion for all US operations.

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EfW study ‘finds no link’ to birth defects

An official study on the health impacts of emissions from energy from waste facilities has ended with the findings that there is no link between the opening of EfW plants and a heightened risk of infant mortality or other birth defects.

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Switch to “Green” – With WeSustain Enterprise Sustainability Management

WeSustain is the integrated software solution that enables simplified sustainability management. Safely operated as a SaaS solution from the T-Systems cloud,…

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Recipes for Sustainability, Meal by Meal

Sam Kass believes there is no single, right way for the world to eat: rather, if everyone eats a little better, we can achieve environmental goals.

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Colruyt Group posts first sustainability report

Belgian Colruyt Group had a first with its latest yearly report, as it added a separate sustainability report to its already elaborate yearly booklet.

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Cement Sustainability Initiative to transfer to GCCA

The Cement Sustainability Initiative will be moving from its WBCSD home to join the Global Cement and Concrete Association in London in January 2019.

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‘Sustainability is the language of 21st-century business’

WITH regards to traditional understanding, business has not been as usual in recent years, and won’t be so in the next few either.A Forbes article published in…

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Capturing the value of sustainability: identifying the links between sustainability and business value

The purpose of this report, and the guidance within it, is to empower businesses and individuals to make the business case for improving environmental and social impact activities and to enable them to measure and demonstrate the value their organisations derive from such practices.

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Sustainability Quiz Spotlights Caribbean Tourism Threats

Travel Foundation program address issues integral to fragile natural environments…

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Dow Jones Sustainability Index names Adidas leader

Read about Dow Jones Sustainability Index names Adidas leader and more news related to apparel industry at Fibre2Fashion…

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Sustainability Pledge

Today we are launching a new policy document that we hope will promote the concept of sustainability within our community. Our Sustainability Pledge is about ensuring that we do the right thing, but we hope in doing this it prompts attendees at our events to go back to their schools and consider…

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Events | Sustainability Day | University of Twente – Enschede

Wednesday 10 October is Sustainability Day. You are most welcome to join us for one of the activities at our campus. No need to register.

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Global Sustainability Methodology

“One Community is creating a global sustainability methodology built on open source DIY designs for sustainable food, energy, housing, education, for-profit and non-profit economic design, social architecture, fulfilled living, global stewardship practices, and more.

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Cherry-picking undermines sustainability reporting

Companies may be cherry-picking sustainability measures that make them look good, while huge variation in what’s reported makes meaningful comparisons across firms impossible, a new international study shows.

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London Fashion Week Stakes its Reputation on Sustainability

Canada’s #1 Fashion and Beauty Magazine…

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Sustainability Story of Beef from a Wyoming Rancher

Wyoming cattle rancher, Kacy Atkinson, shares her story of beef sustainability, including water conservation, animal care, and grazing management.

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Urban Travel, Sustainability & Accessibility: GRAND REX

PARIS, FRANCE An atmospheric theatre in American parlance, the Grand Rex’s main auditorium features a starred ceiling and fairytale decor…

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Give Us That Old Time Sustainability

A little-known magazine from the 1970s is worth a flip-thru as it focused on a subject that we are still urgently wrestling with today: sustainability.