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Fifteen strangers share a house; Bird’s sustainability pitch

A large two-story Craftsman house on a residential street in Koreatown has been subdivided into 15 single-occupancy bedrooms and bathrooms, and common living and dining areas.

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3 ways to fix chaotic packaging sustainability definitions

Achieving a circular packaging economy should be everyone’s concern. Consumers, brand owners, manufacturers, municipalities—every person on the planet has a stake in addressing the problem.

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The Sense of Sustainability: A Perversion of Meaning

By Dr. Tilak K Doshi Sustainable development is mom’s apple pie and the central organizing principle of all things environmental. Governments and companies are all for it. Sustainability occupies pride of place in public policy and social discourse across multilateral agencies, governments and…

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Take steps toward sustainability, ditch plastic bags

A Philadelphia City Council bill banning plastic bags could eliminate waste and combat climate change.

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Canada’s Green Party alters photo of leader Elizabeth May using a single-use cup

Elizabeth May, leader of Canada’s Green Party, said she was “completely shocked” after her party doctored a photograph to show her holding a reusable cup.

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Pork producer renamed as part of sustainability drive

Pork processor Tulip has been renamed Danish Crown Foods as part of a new focus on greater sustainability by the parent company.

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Coca-Cola European Partners to Remove 4,000 Tonnes of Single-use Plastic by Swapping Shrink Wrap For Cardboard in Western Europe

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.

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Council Post: The Circular Economy Makes Way For The Circular City

For cities and properties that intend to stay livable into the foreseeable future, these circular operations are quickly becoming less of an option and more of a necessity.

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Moncler tops Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Italian luxury outerwear brand Moncler has been crowned the “industry leader” in the textiles, apparel and luxury goods sector of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI).

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E-Stewards Announces New E-recycling Standard

The new version is designed to be shorter, simpler and less prescriptive while retaining and improving performance in data security.

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Monorail’s new sponsorship program focuses on sustainability

Patrick Pharris, who successfully sold monorail station sponsorships from 2000 to 2007, will work with the company on a new program capitalizing on sustainability.

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How Sustainability Is Changing Milan Fashion Week

This week in Milan, one of the biggest conversations is about sustainability and the responsibility high-end fashion brands are embracing.

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Strong Circular Economy policies needed to meet the climate goals

About 50 per cent of the greenhouse gas emissions are related to materials and the manufacturing of products. Strong Circular Economy policies are therefore needed to meet the climate goals. Ecopreneur.eu has worked out far-reaching proposals as input for the EU Green Deal.

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Arçelik’s Commitment to Sustainability is Simply Inspirational

In one of the most inspirational IFA keynotes we’ve ever experienced, Arçelik CEO Hakan Bulgurlu shared his vision for creating appliances—and an appliance supply chain—that are sustainable and affordable.

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Salesforce Introduces Sustainability Cloud to Help Tackle Climate Change

Salesforce has announced a new platform named Sustainability Cloud, aimed at helping businesses take action on tackling climate change.

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GM and MIT Solve Announce Circular Economy Challenge Winners

The challenge seeks solutions enabling increased production of renewable and recyclable raw materials for products and packaging.

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Free Learning Resources for Aspiring Sustainability Professionals

Enjoy this post from the SSC Archives Sustainability consulting is about so much more than caring about mitigating the effects of climate change.We often hear about the passion and energy aspiring consultants hope to bring to the field, but what a good consultant really needs is business knowledg…

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Net-zero not possible without circular economy, Ellen MacArthur Foundation finds

Focusing on decarbonising the energy sector alone will not put the world within touching distance of a net-zero carbon economy, according to a new report from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation which claims that the transition to a circular economy is…

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BWG Foods Announces Major Sustainability Investment Programme

BWG Foods has today (16 September) announced a major €11 million sustainability investment programme aimed at significantly decreasing the environmental footprint of…

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The key to open source sustainability is good old-fashioned self-interest

Don’t look to donations to solve open source maintainers’ money woes. They just need to be connected to the companies that need them to make a buck.

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Sustainability in the Banking Industry: Mere Marketing Gimmick or Credible Commitment?

Sustainability is popular in so many ways today, including in investment. It’s not surprising that banks are going all out to link their brands with such a trendy concept. But Lundquist has dived beneath the surface to determine where European banks really stand on sustainability, how it is…

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Blockchain Startup to ‘Track and Verify Sustainability Claims’

BFLO, a blockchain launched by Noble Profit, helps ferret out the falsehoods in corporate claims about ESG, SDGs, and sustainability.

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Meat production key to UK food sustainability

Reducing the manufacture of meat products in the UK would waste two-thirds of the country’s land available for food production, according to certification body the Pasture-Fed Livestock Association (PFLA).

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3 startups focused on sustainability win big at FoodBytes! Chicago

Tia Lupita Foods, LocalCoho and Capro-X won at FoodBytes! Chicago yesterday.

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Emerging Food Trend a Win for Sustainability

Increasing the diversity of foods used won’t just deliver flavor and a unique sales angle, but also support more resilient and sustainable production.

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These colleges get an A+ in sustainability

Nearly two-thirds of prospective students say a college’s commitment to the environment influences their decision to apply to or attend the school. But which colleges are the most committed?

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Kate Brandt on Google’s mission to make the circular economy a reality

By 2030 the circular economy is estimated to be worth $4.5 trillion in economic output. But what if that’s an underestimate? For the last three years, Google…

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Parkside aids planet organic with sustainability goals

Packaging Solutions  Green SolutionsParkside has collaborated with Planet Organic to create a new compostable pack as the health food brand makes signific…

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Data centers can learn sustainability from the cloud

Most of the proposed solutions for green data centers need improvement.It’s time to be more invasive and take a few lessons from cloud multitenancy…

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Sustainability efforts help boost companies’ value

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.