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Cradle to Cradle certified furniture raises the bar on sustainability

Loll Designs turns milk jugs into outdoor furniture, using 100% recycled materials that are also 100% recyclable. Take a look at the furniture line here.

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Cities That Address Sustainability Challenges Attractive to International Businesses

Urban sustainability may be a hot topic, but is there a direct material benefit for cities that make an extra effort? Researchers at the University of Amsterdam Business School say there is. The international business scholars note that air quality improvement measures and good waste water treatment practices appear to make cities more attractive destinations when it comes to foreign direct investment.

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CLIMATE CHANGE FOCUS: The fruits of sustainability and decent work

Costa Rica’s is taking the lead in promoting the socially-conscious production of pineapples whilst protecting the environment, thanks to a project supported by the UN Development Programme (UNDP).

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Trends and profit still stand in the way of sustainability

Green buildings and sustainable cities – news and views…

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VIDEO: MAINSTREAMING SUSTAINABILITY: A Conversation with Changemakers at a Time of Change

MAINSTREAMING SUSTAINABILITY: A BF+DA conversation with changemakers at a time of change with Lewis Perkins, Deb Johnson, Amy DuFault and Richa Agarwal.

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What does sustainability mean to you?

Panelists will explore how the current paradigm of sustainability has developed over the last three decades.

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Patriots Use Solar Flagpole Lights To Show Commitment To Sustainability

One way members of the military and patriots are showcasing their commitment to sustainability and going green is with solar flagpole lights.

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Hosts Global Adopts a Sustainability Platform for Easy ISO Compliance

The DMC alliance is working towards systematic implementation and benchmarking for sustainable events, replacing a discrete ad-hoc approach.

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Beware of Poorly Vetted ‘Sustainability Certifications’: Brazil’s Palm Oil Industry

Here on RioOnWatch we regularly report on land rights struggles in Rio de Janeiro’s favelas. With this focus in mind, on occasion we may publish articles such as this one, highlighting broader land rights conflicts across Brazil, and even the world. In the early morning hours of Saturday, April 6, residents of Acará, a municipality outside of Belém, capital of Brazil’s Northern state of Pará in the Amazon region, awoke to the distressing news that a transport ferry had crashed into the support pillars of a major bridge in the area, causing it to fall into the Moju River.

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Sustainability czar leaves Santa Monica greener than he found it

The man who made Santa Monica a leader in sustainability and helped the city prepare for climate change is retiring July 1.

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Thinking Beyond Sustainability: How Regenerative Farming Can Save Our Planet

We need to fix a broken system if we want things to get better, and regenerative agriculture provides some of the most tangible results that show it actually can.

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Why Apple’s Talk About Recycling And Sustainability…Could Just Be Talk

Apple has always been vocal about the green aspect and sustainability of their business, especially recycling.You’ve heard about Liam, the wonder bot that…

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Swedish brand steps up sustainability messaging

STOCKHOLM – Children’s outdoor brand Isbjörn of Sweden has announced that it will increase its sustainability and environmental messaging on apparel in order to better engage with consumers. The balance the company seeks to strike between functionali…

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Isko I-SKOOL Honors Student Designers for Fit and Sustainability

The 6th edition of Isko I-SKOOL challenged students to create sustainable garments fit for any form.

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What skills do you need to become a sustainability manager?

Interested in studying sustainability? If so, here’s a guideline on what you can study at university that will inspire your environmental passions.