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British Lawmakers Want to Grill Fast-Fashion Bosses on Sustainability

British lawmakers are conducting an inquiry into the impact the fast-fashion industry has on both the environment and pay.

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Urban farming plants seed of sustainability

The benefits of healthier produce and the social and economic impact are such that more people should embrace the practice.

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Burberry adds two new emissions targets to sustainability strategy

British luxury brand Burberry has added two new “ambitious” emissions-based climate goals to its 2022 responsibility strategy.The goals, approved by the…

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Glassman Europe in Lyon aims to help manufacturers debate how the glass industry can increase the reduced reliance on single-use plastic

Glassman Europe in Lyon this September aims to help manufacturers debate how the glass industry can increase the reduced reliance on single-use plastic….

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10-year MSC veteran becomes head of sustainability at Macduff

Claire Pescod has left the Marine Stewardship Council after 10 years of work in ‘fisheries outreach’, to join Scotland’s Macduff Shellfish…

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Study identifies way to enhance the sustainability of manufactured soils

A combination of waste materials supplemented with a product of biomass could help in the search for high quality soils, a new study suggests.

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Inditex among signatories for ‘Fashion Pact’ sustainability initiative

Inditex is one of 32 businesses that has signed up to the ‘Fashion Pact’ initiative, created to “champion environmental sustainability” in fashion.

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Viewpoint: Why GMO crops are planet’s best hope for sustainability

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.

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MPs call for tax on all single-use plastic packaging

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…

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Sustainability is an innovation problem

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.

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Making sustainability happen: new European policies offer a unique opportunity

Information on the environment for those involved in developing, adopting, implementing and evaluating environmental policy, and also the general public…

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Prada ‘Re-nylon’: Where timelessness and sustainability meet luxury

Prada responds to the sustainability challenge with Re-Nylon, its new capsule line of accessories made from recycled materials.

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Gartner: by 2029 the circular economy will be the only economy

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.

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Canada’s Green Party edits photo of leader holding single-use cup

Elizabeth May was “shocked” to see the image, saying it was manipulated without her knowledge.

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Girls and young women call for UK to reduce single-use plastic

Hundreds of thousands of girls join Girlguiding campaign to tackle plastic pollution…