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Events Industry Council Launches Sustainability Resource at IMEX

The new EIC Centre for Sustainable Events will provide outreach, education and best practices.

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Festival fashion trends for 2019: Sustainability reigns supreme

Festival fashion was once a case of simply squeezing into your jazziest pair of denim shorts, throwing on a crop top and splashing some glitter on your cheekbones.

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Fashion Companies Reach Landmark Sustainability Accord Ahead of G7 Summit

French President Emmanuel Macron and Kering CEO François-Henri Pinault unveiled a plan with 32 fashion companies to reduce the environmental impact of the global industry. The accord was shared with G7 Summit nation leaders meeting this weekend.

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3D Printing for Ecological Sustainability in Marine Applications

In the recently published ‘Recycled Sustainable 3D Printing Materials for Marine Environments,’ the authors—involved in the Bio-Shelters Project—venture into the realm of sustainability and recycling in 3D printing, but they also heavily explore the ever-growing science of materials during a…

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Packing company wrapped up in online, design and sustainability

Friday interview: Vicki O’Toole, owner and managing director JJ O’Toole Ltd…

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Don’t Miss the Sustainability Event of the Year!

Focused on the nexus between environmental stewardship, social equity, and financial abundance, the event will highlight how sustainable development can optimize health and opportunity.

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In numbers: What behaviours will Brits happily change to champion sustainability?

A new survey of more than 2,000 adults in the UK has shed new light on the actions they are – and aren’t – willing to take to help reduce their environmental footprints. Here, edie rounds up the key findings.

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US retailer Publix audits seafood suppliers’ sustainability answers

‘We expect [seafood suppliers] to be in compliance and [to] find no errors’ — Guy Pizzuti, Publix’s seafood category manager…

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Turn Sustainability Into Member Benefits and Engagement

Climate change impacts are causing many associations to push harder on sustainability. At this year’s IMEX America in Las Vegas, sustainability was a focal point for attendee education and engagement.

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Co-op’s 1.5C target and India’s 500GW renewables goal: The sustainability success stories of the week

As part of our Mission Possible campaign, edie brings you this weekly round-up of five of the best sustainability success stories of the week from across the globe.

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UConn Health seeking a private partner for financial sustainability

UConn Health took the next necessary step in pursuing a public-private partnership on Monday by releasing a “Solicitation of Interest” letter nationally. The letter is a request for proposals from health organizations across the country interested in partnering with the Farmington-based health system.

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Global Innovations in Sustainability: A Pulse Check

A look back on some of the latest and most promising technologies discussed this year.

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Net-zero laws and Hugh’s War on Plastics: Top 10 sustainability stories of June 2019

As June 2019 comes to a sweltering close, edie rounds up some of the most-read sustainability stories and standout pieces of content from the past 30 days – from net-zero laws to a new war on plastics.

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Greener broadcasting: BBC builds on plastics pledge with new sustainability strategy

The BBC has unveiled a new sustainability strategy, which sets out commitments to achieve zero waste to landfill and source 100% renewable energy, with the broadcaster also revealing it has cut out more than 500,000 pieces of single-use plastics since April 2018.

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Ikea’s recycled rugs and AB InBev’s solar deal: The sustainability success stories of the week

As part of our Mission Possible campaign, edie brings you this weekly round-up of five of the best sustainability success stories of the week from across the globe.

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The Environmental Disaster of Solar Energy

Solar energy is terrible for the environment in a number of ways, including the fact that large land areas must be devoted to it. At Forbes, Michael Shellenberger highlights another problem with solar energy: it produces vast quantities of hazardous waste, which are not being adequately dealt with. The last few years have seen growing concern over what happens to solar panels at the end of their life. Consider the following statements: * The problem of solar panel disposal “will explode with full force in two or three decades and wreck the environment” because it “is a huge amoun