Month: September 2019

The Circular Economy Team September 30, 2019

As part of its ongoing sustainability efforts, Bermudian-headquartered Bacardi Limited has announced the recipients of its fifth annual Bacardi Limited Good Spirited Awards, launched in 2014.The awards recognise the employees, teams and facilities across the company’s global network that developed…

The Circular Economy Team September 30, 2019

In the sustainability sector, myriad NGOs, companies and governments painstakingly fret over consumers. How can we ensure sustainable products have shelf space in supermarkets? Will consumers buy them? Will they pay more? If this sounds a tad dramatic, consider this: in 2015, 150 world leaders adopted “sustainable production and consumption” as one of 12 sustainability mega-goals for 2030. Sustainable production & consumption is high on the agenda; change is afoot, like it or not. 

The Circular Economy Team September 28, 2019

Coca-Cola European Partners, will be replacing plastic shrink wrap with cardboard for its can multipacks across Western Europe, removing approximately 4,000 tonnes of single-use plastic per year across the region. This is the latest move in Coca-Cola’s commitment to tackle packaging waste and remove all unnecessary single-use plastic from its secondary packaging. Plastic shrink wrapping is used to keep individual products together while they are being transported and sold to customers as multipacks.

The Circular Economy Team September 28, 2019

Sustainability efforts can help boost the value of companies, according to speakers at the 17th Management Association of the Philippines (MAP) International CEO Conference on Tuesday. “The trend overall is that more sustainable companies outperform on the stock market,” PwC South East Asia Sustainability and Climate Change Leader Andrew WK Chan said at the forum. A sustainable company is one that minimizes its negative impact on the environment and society, as it considers not just short-term profit but long-term value.