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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
“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.
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.
Sustainability awareness has become an important requirement for business success in the property, construction and infrastructure industry, according to new research carried out by the Supply Chain Sustainability School of Australia.
What are technology companies doing to be more sustainable? Can they be doing better? iSchool student Jessica looks into some sustainability initiatives at Microsoft and encourages all technology companies, enthusiasts, and consumers to make wise choices and support sustainable companies.
Mmaking public transport efficient and accessible should be one of the challenges of building a new Malaysia, says Mustafa K Anuar.The government’s move to introduce passes allowing for unlimited use of public transport starting 1 January 2019 year in the Klang Valley is a step in the right direction…
Climate change and deforestation are putting more than half the world’s wild coffee species at risk of extinction and threatening the sustainability of global coffee production, scientists have warned.
Why do people in the real estate industry rarely talk about the one of biggest changes to hit the real estate industry over the past few decades: the declining profitability of the real estate brokerage?
The apparel retail landscape has changed rapidly in recent years. While there are still some laggards in the industry, most brands want to do the right thing when it comes to sustainability, with smart brands now recognising that operating in a sustainable manner goes hand in hand with business…
This past weekend, more than 100 leading national authorities on climate change and sustainability attended the Yale Environmental Dialogues — a workshop series at the School of Forestry & Environmental Studies. During the series, discussions focused on ideas related to strengthening the environment and building a more sustainable future.
As more investors pursue strategies that consider relevant environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors, they look to data to inform the investment process. A new World Resources Institute analysis found that investors still face significant sustainability data challenges.
Sustainability in the world of fashion is soaring when it comes to consumer desire, according to global fashion search platform Lyst. Searches for “vegan leather” increased by 119% since October; the term “vegan fashion” was responsible for over 9.3 million social impressions, according to new…
Talk about Innovation and we think of new, bright, shiny.We immediately want or ‘need’ the latest version of our phone, laptop or other device; we immediately assume we need to replace the ‘old’ version – which may only be 12-18 months old – to take advantage of the new, even if in reality the ……
LinkedIn Twitter Sustainability reporting is mainstream. Its growth across Europe, the Americas, Asia and the rest of the world has been marked. Yet it is still seen by some as an exercise in compliance and a cost rather than an opportunity.
“Sustainability role modeling is one of the goals of One Community’s open source and free-sharing process that includes sustainable approaches to food, energy, and housing, education, for-profit and non-profit economic design, social architecture, fulfilled living, and global stewardship practices.
Our consumers are quality-focused and want an elevated coffee experience. They also care deeply about sustainability. In fact, a high percentage of global consumers believe that companies need to place as equal a weight, or more, on societal interests as they do business interests.
When guests enter the lobby of the Hotel X in Toronto, the green message is loud and clear. Behind the front desk is a show-stopping 25-by-25-foot living wall with 1,500 individual plants. Matt Black, director of Brand Management calls it a “striking mission statement.” But the message doesn’t…
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…
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.