German chemical and consumer goods company Henkel has announced an investment into recycling specialist Saperatec as part of its ongoing commitment to a circular economy. The two companies have already been in a collaboration for two years, with the new investment set to help Henkel provide its…
Coral Gables, FL—Fresh Del Monte Produce released its 2019 Sustainability Report, which identifies a series of goals that represent the company’s values and are intended to change the course of the planet for the better, according to a press release.
HP now stands out as a segment leader in sustainability – particularly with their printers. And SIMS Metal Management is helping give HP leverage that no single company could otherwise hope to accomplish.
The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), has announced that its ‘Impactio’ initiative, a curation and funding platform for projects that help solve the world’s most important environmental and social issues will run on Kaleido, a full-stack enterprise blockchain platform based on Ethereum.
More than 90 per cent of a mobile phone can be recycled. In fact, newer models can simply be refurbished and resold in other markets – but only if owners dispose of these gadgets properly as electronic waste..
The loss of biodiversity continues at an alarming rate despite decades of research and international policies setting out clear goals in the area. In an article published this week in Nature Sustainability, an international team of scientists including researchers from McGill identified seven key…
The model we use to teach MBAs about production is the value chain. But there’s a problem: It imagines a linear world in which materials can be constantly pushed through an assembly line with no consequence.
Future crops will need to withstand conditions like climate change, low water availability, rising soil salinity, and attacks by pathogens and insects. Genetic engineering could help address these problems while also reducing the amount of land and other natural resources needed to grow our food.
MPs have called for a tax on all single-use plastic packaging and also raised concerns that compostable plastics are being introduced without consumers knowing how to dispose of them. The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee says a “fundamental shift” away from all single-use packaging…
The world is. on. fire. The Earth is burning. We only have a little time to arrest climate change, and if we fail to do so the consequences will be both dire and irreversible. We have the technology and the resources to fix things, if we want to.
Chief supply chain officers are and will continue to be instrumental in the shift from a linear to a circular economy. By 2029, circular economies are expected to replace linear economies and that comes with consequences for supply chain leaders.
We try to post a new blog at least once a week, just to share our insights into the world of sustainability strategy and what it takes to be a sustainability consultant or professional today. Here are our most-read posts from September.
Does cold and flu season inevitably generate packaging waste? Consumer brands can step up to treat people and planet, as TerraCycle and Loop CEO Tom Szaky enlightens us.A new example is the RB Health & Nutrition Recycling Program, a national network for health-and-wellness package recovery. …
Willy Legrand, Professor at IUBH International University Bad Honnef – Bonn in Germany, shares his views on sustainability and gives practical tips how hotel managers and operators can prepare for zero emission regulations…
Read more about E-tailers asked to reduce single-use plastic, develop sustainable packaging on Business Standard. The DPIIT is taking and planning series of such steps under the Plastic Waste Free-Swachhata Hi Seva Campaign – 2019.
The discussions focusing on inequality and climate change, and what needs to be done to achieve the United Nations Global Goals for sustainable development, will be relevant to help refine SITA’s focus on sustainability.
For the second year running, Stora Enso’s Sustainability Report 2018 has been included in the top ten sustainability reports globally according to the latest Reporting matters publication by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).
If you were to create a pile of all the LPs, cassettes and CDs you ever owned how big would it be? Where are they all now? Did you throw them out? Recycle them?The impact of technology on the environment is massive – both positive and negative.
During the winter of 2018-2019, one million tons of salt were applied to icy roads in the state of Pennsylvania alone. The salt from industrial uses like this often ends up in freshwater rivers, making their water undrinkable and contributing to a growing global crisis.
Sales in plant-based foods show no sign of slowing in Europe. But booming demand raises complex issues, from the nutritional profile of formulations through to the sustainability of ingredient sourcing.