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Takeda Recognized in the 2019 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (“Takeda”) (TOKYO:4502/NYSE:TAK) today announced that it has been named in the 2019 Dow Jones Sustainability Wor…

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Must Read: LVMH Dismisses Kering’s Sustainability Pact, Paco Rabanne to Launch Menswear

Plus, ThredUp’s rapid growth shows no signs of slowing down.

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Urban Travel, Sustainability & Accessibility: ROME

GALLERIA BORGHESE If you only have time for one art gallery in Rome, make it this one.  Housing what’s often referred to as the ‘…

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Urban Travel, Sustainability & Accessibility: THE SILVER LINING TO CLIMATE ADAPTATION

The High Cost of Resiliency Efforts and the Hope that  Lies in Wise Government Planning and Spending “Our plans focus on long-term so…

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A Hawaii Museum Has Eliminated the Sale of All Single-Use Plastics | Smart News

The Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum in Honolulu hopes to set a positive example in the fight for a more sustainable future…

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New Zealand Fashion Week: A Focus On Sustainability

New Zealand Fashion Week, that is a wrap! When I think of New Zealand fashion designers, first that pops to mind is Karen Walker. Quirky. Colorful. Elegant. There’s something fascinating about visiting a new country and discovering new designer labels to love. And I travel far and wide to do so: Tel Aviv, Casablanca, and even Seoul! I’m proud to add New Zealand to my list of expanding fashion weeks around the globe.

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Sustainability project launched at Lakmé Fashion Week

Sustainability project launched at Lakmé Fashion Week…

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Govt launches ‘Darwaza Band-Part 2’ campaign to promote ODF sustainability

The Swachh Bharat Mission  Grameen launched the ‘Darwaza Band -Part 2’ campaign focusing on sustaining the open defecation free status of villages across the country. Produced by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, the campaign has been supported by the World Bank.

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How these entrepreneurs transformed their passion for sustainability into a growing business

  For some, their commitment to sustainability is so strong that they’ve have literally made it their business….

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Q&A: How Aldo Approaches Authentic Sustainability In-Store and At Work

Aldo CEO David Bensadoun has plans to lead the retailer into a more sustainable future for footwear.

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Brands are Using Vague Sustainability Claims to Dupe Customers

Barneys goes bankrupt —Bloomberg Can real estate save retail? — Retail Dive Brands are duping customers with vague sustainability claims…

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The iRecyle App Is Back & Summer Sustainability

We introduce our new iRecycle 3.0 app and talk through how to build a better recycling information system. It’s also time to talk summer sustainability!

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Social enterprise sets up shop selling reusable school uniforms in sustainability drive

Social enterprise sets up shop selling reusable school uniforms in sustainability drive %…

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Urban Travel, Sustainability & Accessibility: THE SILVER LINING TO CLIMATE ADAPTATION

The High Cost of Resiliency Efforts and the Hope that  Lies in Wise Government Planning and Spending Juan Mullerat, founding principa…

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Urban Travel, Sustainability & Accessibility: LARGO DI TORRE ARGENTINA CAT SANCTUARY

LOVING CARE FOR DISABLED AND STRAY CATS  AMONG THE OLDEST TEMPLES IN ROME Everyone from adorable kittens to older cats hang out i…

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Evonik helps lay the foundations for IPC sustainability push

Evonik is an associate member of the IPC and played a key role in convincing the organisation of the major impact poultry nutrition can have on the environment. It also helped to link the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to the three-pillar sustainability model (environmental, economic and socio-ethical) promoted by the IPC, and to identify the SDGs which are supported most by the poultry industry.

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Posthuman Sustainability: An Ethos for our Anthropocenic Future

Confronted with an unprecedented scale of human-induced environmental crisis, there is a need for new modes of theorizing that would abandon human exceptionalism and anthropocentrism and instead fo…

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West Elm, A Fair Trade Pioneer, Falls Short On 2020 Sustainability Goal

The home furnishings company wanted 40% of its products to be Fair Trade certified by 2020. It has a long way to go.

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Blue Circle Foods: Sustainability, price are top priorities for shoppers buying seafood

When it comes to buying seafood, consumers are most concerned about where it is sourced and how much it costs, according to new research by Blue Circle Foods, which is why the company strives to be transparent about where its fish comes from and price it competitively to other animal proteins.

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Admins Talk Carbon Neutrality, Hamilton Dodges Gentrification Questions at Sustainability Town Hall

Students and administration discussed the university’s efforts toward sustainability, including carbon emission reduction and LEED certification of NYU buildings during a town hall with President Andrew Hamilton on Tuesday.

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Malaysian researchers win prestigious German environmental prize for work on sustainability

PETALING JAYA, Nov 8 — Two Malaysian scientists have made a name for themselves on the global stage thanks to their work in sustainable development. Andrew Ng Kay Lup and Lai Yee Qing were among 25 awardees in the Green Talents Competition 2019, organised by the German Federal Ministry of…

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As Google Launches Climate Accelerator, Questions Remain About Its Own Sustainability Record

Kate Brandt has been leading Google’s efforts to become carbon zero. Should the tech giant also take responsiblity for its suppliers’ human rights and sustainability records?…

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How to Succeed with Community-Based Tourism | Sustainability Leaders Project

Potjana Suansri in this interview shares with us her many insights gained at the grassroots level of developing and managing community-based tourism initiatives in Asia and Africa. Hear about the keys to success and the pitfalls to avoid, and how this form of tourism linked to sustainable development has emerged from a niche area into a mainstream experience now promoted widely across travel channels.

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The Retailer Tapping The Billion-Dollar Gen Z Resale (And Sustainability) Opportunity

Why would a digitally native fashion company that has seen tremendous growth (and raised over €100M in funding) in its first 10 years of web-based selling, go offline?

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Domtar Wins 2019 AF&PA Sustainability Award for Sustainable Forest Management – WhatTheyThink

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) recognized Domtar with the 2019 AF&PA Leadership in Sustainability Award for Sustainable Forest Management for their Promoting Sustainable Forest Management for Landowners project. This is the second consecutive year AF&PA has honored Domtar for their sustainability advancements.

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DPP unveils industry-wide sustainability programme for broadcast suppliers and content providers

SVG Europe is supporting a major new initiative devised by the DPP to promote environmentally sustainable practices among broadcast industry …

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LeasePlan progress on switch to EVs revealed in first-ever Sustainability Report

LeasePlan says it’s on track with plans to migrate its employee fleet to fully electric vehicles and to achieve net-zero emissions from its fleet by …

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UK companies top the list in commitment to UN sustainability goals

UK companies have the strongest commitment to aligning their operations to UN’s development goals, according to financial institution HSBC.

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Prada inks €50m deal for sustainability-linked loan in fashion industry first

Italian designer brand agrees deal with Crédit Agricole for a loan with interest rates dependent on lighting efficiency and greener materials goals…

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Institute for Global Innovation announces Awards for Neural Network, AI, and VR apps for Sustainability

For four years, governments, private industry, and academia have striven to find effective solutions for the 17 Sustainable Development Goals as defined by the U.N.

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Safety, Sustainability, and Fuel Efficiency Are Synergistic

Three challenges consistently high on the list for many fleet managers improving driver safety mitigating the high cost of fuel and complying with corporate pressures to reduce fleet s contribution to the company s global carbon footprint.

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Green growth: promoting innovation and sustainability to foster business in Europe

In this episode of Business Planet we focus on the efforts underway to encourage innovation and transform industry in Europe.

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Toyota Kirloskar Motor bags CII-ITC Sustainability Awards 2018 for “Environment Management”

With its high standards of eco-factory concept, TKM is recognized as a “Eco-model Plant” aligning with its second challenge of “Plant with ZERO Co2” among the Asia Pacific affiliates of Toyota…

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Fashion lecturer attends global conference on climate change following her sustainability work

A lecturer from De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) is standing at the vanguard of the sustainable fashion movement after being invited to attend an event where some of the world’s most influential voices addressed the global threat of climate change.

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Tailoring packaging to fit convenience and sustainability

FALLS CHURCH, Va. – In the packaging world, there are two big trends that are on a “collision course” heading into 2019, said Lynn Dyer, president of the Foodservice Packaging Institute. The first is convenience.

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Techstars and The Nature Conservancy are accepting applications for Sustainability Accelerator

The program’s second cohort is seeking for-profit entrepreneurs with commercially viable tech that can rapidly scale to help sustainably provide food and water and address global issues like climate change.

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Going Organic: Veteran Hunters Inviting Hipsters To Practice Some REAL Sustainability

Who knows, maybe there’s some hope for these Hipsters yet!

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Wales to grow beverage industry with focus on well-being and sustainability

From a booming craft beer sector to a hidden wine industry, Wales believes its beverage industry has the potential to grow and thrive over the coming years. It recently released a strategy that sets out the path to build the sector.

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Youth take centre stage for this year’s Zayed Sustainability Prize

Global High Schools a key category in educating the next generation in sustainability goals…

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Nestle Pakistan bags Sustainability award for the third time in a row

Recently, Nestlé Pakistan won the first prize for “Living the Global Compact Business Sustainability Award 2018″, in the multi-national

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Tyson and EDF partner on sustainability

Tyson Foods Inc. announced on Jan. 15 that it is working with the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) to enhance sustainability initiatives by the company and its producer partners. “If the largest US food company can prove the viability of farming practices that are good for the…

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Hormel recognizes plant teams for sustainability projects

A team of employees from Hormel Foods Corp.’s Austin pork processing plant have been recognized with the company’s 2018 Environmental Sustainability Best of the Best award. As part of the company-wide annual challenge to develop solutions to reduce its environmental impacts, the…

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SALT of Palmar review, a remarkable hotel of sustainability and communtiy

A remarkable project with sustainability and community at its heart, Mauritius’s SALT of Palmar is a travel experience impossible to forget.

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CDL leads in top sustainability benchmarks

Top Singapore company on 2019 Global 100 most sustainable corporations First and only Singapore company on 2018 CDP A-List for corporate climate action Only…

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Growing a Green New Deal: Agriculture’s Role in Economic Justice and Ecological Sustainability

Today one hears of how rural America and its people are ignored, but a more accurate term would be exploited—an “economic colonization of rural America.” …

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Winner of 2019 Unilever Awards announced

29 November 2019 – Last night Unilever and the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership announced that Emmanuel Emodek, founder of digital platform ChapChap, has been chosen from eight winning entrepreneurs as the recipient of this year’s HRH The Prince of Wales Young…

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Parish Roundup: New ministries for mental health, homelessness and food sustainability

Mental health ministry will soon be expanded in parishes in the Archdiocese of San Francisco. The church is not a democracy? Not so true in Minnesota. A Catholic church in Minneapolis…

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Nestle Waters names new sustainability leader

STAMFORD, CONN. — David Tulauskas has been named vice-president and chief sustainability officer for Nestle Waters North America (N.W.N.A.), producer of bottled water brands Poland Spring, Nestle Pure Life, Perrier and S.

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Georgia Tech to Launch State’s First Master’s Program Focused Exclusively on Sustainability

The Georgia Institute of Technology is launching a new Master of Science in Sustainable Energy and Environmental Management (MSEEM) — the only graduate degree in Georgia fully dedicated to sustainability issues.

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EDF unveils crowdsourced platform to accelerate corporate sustainability

Site offers tools to help supply chain professionals meet corporate environmental targets…

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The Community Food Forest Handbook: A Review

The Community Food Forest Handbook: A Review “The Community Food Forest Handbook: How to Plan, Organize, and Nurture Edible Gathering Places” by Catherine Bukowski and John Munsell is a rare edition to the literatures of permaculture and agroecology: it foregrounds sociocultural dimensions in the context of ecological design.

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Deep adaptation, post-sustainability and the possibility of societal collapse

https://www.resilience.org/stories/2019-03-17/deep-adaptation-post-sustainability-and-the-possibility-of-societal-collapse/ Deep adaptation, post-sustainability and the possibility of societal collapseKurt Cobb I write this piece primarily to get you to read an academic paper that has attracted…

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Fake hake: species frauds deterred by sustainability standards, study finds

Less than 1% of products certified sustainable by the Marine Stewardship Council were mislabelled…

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Sustainability becoming an economic benefit for luxury brands

News industry : According to a study by McKinsey & Co. for the Italian Fashion Chamber, presented on Tuesday in Milan, sustainability has an increasingly decisive influence on buyers’ choices, from retailers to end consumers.

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Tourism Talks: Santa Monica Recognized as Leader in Sustainability Across the Globe

Santa Monica News Tourism Talks…

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DMU ranked in top 50 universities in the world for sustainability

Making a positive difference to the world we live in has earned De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) a prestigious place among the top 50 universities in the world for sustainability.

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Here’s how eBike is helping commuters get on the road to sustainability

Delhi-based startup eBike offers electric bikes on rent and for delivery. It has 460 bikes on the road now and has huge plans to scale up.

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Q+A: GoodWork’s Amy King on Bringing Sustainability and Wellness to Co-working

When Amy King first moved to Dallas, she saw a need for a welcoming, diverse space in the startup community. So she decided to create her own.

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Nestlé’s plastic-free pouches and James Bond’s electric car: 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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Europe needs a new Social Contract for Sustainability and Just Transition

What happens after the European elections will determine the future of Europe. The next European Commission must support a new European Social Contract, writes Udo Bullmann.

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Survival of the most sustainable: Global methodology accelerates sustainability of consumer products

Sustainability is a hot topic. This is not only true for consumers, but also for retailers, caterers, and wholesalers as they take responsibility in promoting the market demand for sustainable products.

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Sustainability Consulting Round-Up: Best of Our Blog

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 April.

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Why sustainability matters for every CPG company

After a study from NYU Stern and IRI, just-food’s US columnist Victor Martino looks at the building business case for sustainability.related to Baby food, Bakery, Canned food, Cereal, Chilled foods, Condiments, dressings & sauces, Confectionery, Dairy, Dried foods, Free-from, Fresh produce, Frozen,…

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3 Events Leading The Tech Conversation in AI, Data Science, Sustainability & Inclusivity

As May comes to an end, it looks like June is shaping up to be the month of must-attend tech events leading the conversation in designing and scaling tech business.Here are 3 events in 3 different……

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Colombia’s Financial Sector Engaged in Improving Forest Protection and Environmental Sustainability

Colombia boasts 60 million hectares of natural forest, covering more than half of the country.It is the second most biologically diverse country in the world,…

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Two Peterborough eateries earn recognition for sustainability, new green routines

The Peter Gzowski College dining hall and Tiny Greens Plant Cafe say they have been cracking down on food waste for a while and now have the credentials to prove it.

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Decoded Future: driving change through sustainability and Gen Z

News events : The world is changing and fashion and beauty need to change too – and fast – speakers at the Decoded Future summit in London said. Sustainable packaging, rental, resale and Gen Z mean the old rules no longer apply.

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Sustainability through Quality Infrastructure

For many developing countries, the absence of quality infrastructure is a significant bottleneck to sustainable economic growth. It has been clear for a whil…

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Skretting Sustainability Report highlights wins and challenges in 2018

Aquaculture News,News-Global A strong focus on the development and implementation of novel raw materials for commercial use in nutritional solutions, together with progress towards well-defined sustainability ambitions and aspirations that are aligned with a long-term strategy and the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are some of the highlights presented in Skretting’s Sustainability Report 2018.

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Finnish EU presidency programme presented at EESC – sustainability and wellbeing top priorities

The 18 July plenary session of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) in Brussels played host to Finland’s Minister of Social Affairs and Health, who presented the programme of the Finnish EU presidency.

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Première Vision to spotlight sustainability in New York – News : Trade shows (#1116532)

News trade shows : This July’s edition of the NYC-based fashion trade fair will focus on sustainability and online sourcing, presenting visitors with 213 exhibitors from 22 different countries, as well as seminars, talks and an exhibition.

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Calls for clean power and cheese-waste-powered heat: 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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Basic Tenets of Sociological Sustainability – Nature and Environment

Social Sustainability is the most oft overlooked yet remains one of the most important aspects of Sustainable Human Growth and Development…

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First hybrid-powered cruise ship sets sail with sustainability at the core

MS Roald Amundsen has made maritime history as the first cruise ship in the world to sail purely on battery power.

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Pollstar | ‘We Take This Responsibility Seriously’: British Summer Time Introduces Sustainability Measures

A series of sustainability measures announced by AEG’s British Summer Time Hyde Park in London includes achieving zero waste to landfill, ensuring all food packaging and cutlery is biodegradable and a “leave no trace” policy.

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Burger King CFO: How to bring the c-suite into sustainability

Burger King chief financial officer Tim Doubleday says it’s time to change the message on sustainability.”Present opportunity, not risk.”…

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Sustainability Is More Than Just A Buzzword For These Dubai Based Brands…

Saving the planet one swimsuit at a time – You can hardly open a magazine, let alone go near social media these days without having the word “sustainability” screamed at you left right and centre. Along with body positivity, it’s just about the biggest …

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The path to sustainability for the Liberian Education Advancement Programme (LEAP)

LEAP’s partner Bridge International Academies reports that it is on target to achieve significant economies of scale and its schools will operate sustainably at scale.

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Meet edie’s Sustainability Leader 2019: Janice Lao, The Hongkong & Shanghai Hotels

With entries now open for edie’sSustainability Leaders Awards 2020, this new feature series will showcase the achievements of the 2019 winners and reveal their secrets to success. First up: Janice Lao, director or CR at The Hongkong & Shanghai…

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Inside the Boy Scouts of America’s Sustainability Treehouse | Designs & Ideas on Dornob

The Boy Scout’s of America’s massive West Virginia treehouse isn’t all about fun and adventure. It’s also teaching campers how to live cleaner and greener.

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Hundreds of CEOs urge EU to deliver ‘inclusive’ climate and sustainability plan

Around 200 CEOs of major corporates call on newly-elected EU leaders to collaborate with business and society in driving climate action and pursuit of the SDGs…

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A $200 million boost to salmon feed sustainability

Veramaris has opened its new algal oil production facility in Blair, Nebraska today.

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Why C.L.A.S.S. Says Sustainability Is More Than Knowing Where Materials Come From

From the point of view of C.L.A.S.S., sustainability is about rethinking design for today’s more socially responsible world.

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prada chronicles stories of sustainability in docu-series with national geographic

spanning five continents via land and sea, prada’s ground-breaking re-nylon sustainability initiative leads the way for a cyclical, renewable supply chain.

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Sustainability at “absolute forefront” of destination marketing success: ADARA

Travel Weekly recently caught up with ADARA’s Luke Donkin to talk all things travel marketing and the power of data.

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OECD Economic Growth Report Addresses Environmental Sustainability

Tracking the Implementation of the 2030 Agenda…

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Inditex Under Fire for Sustainability Pledge That ‘Does Not Go Far Enough’

While Inditex’s move towards sustainability is “commendable,” it’s inadequate, labor-rights activists said.

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New Zealand partnership supports tourism industry environmental sustainability

A new partnership between Tourism Industry Aotearoa and Enviro-Mark Solutions will support tourism operators to measure, manage and reduce their climate and environmental impacts. With Enviro-Mark Solutions the leading provider of environmental certification in New Zealand, the partnership will see TIA members new to the Enviro-Mark®, CEMARS® or carboNZeroCertTM certification programmes benefit from a reduced fee. 

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Karan Johar, Ayushmann Khurrana support PM Narendra Modi’s initiative to eliminate single-use plastic

Karan Johar and Ayushmann Khurrana took to social media to support PM Narendra Modi’s initiative to eliminate the usage of single-use plastic.

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Medicine-On-Time Improves Their Sustainability and Reduces Costs

By implementing MetsӓBoard Pro FBB Bright, the company improves printability, packaging quality, and reduces freight costs while progressing towards its sustainability goals.

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Cooper Tire Recycles More than 75% of Waste Annually, Sustainability Report Says

Cooper Tire & Rubber is recycling approximately 78% of its waste annually and is continuing to reduce the amount of waste sent to landfills from its manufacturing plants, according to the company’s latest sustainability report. The company also

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Local First Arizona launches green certification to encourage sustainability in local businesses

Local First Arizona has a new environmental certification to encourage sustainability among local businesses in the state. The Local First Arizona (LFA) Green Business Program is a certification for locally-owned businesses of all sizes that want to reduce their impact on the environment.

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Hilton’s Danielle Foster joins Bayer in public affairs, sustainability role

She previously led global corporate responsibility at Hilton.

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Urban Travel, Sustainability & Accessibility: THE SILVER LINING TO CLIMATE ADAPTATION

The High Cost of Resiliency Efforts and the Hope that  Lies in Wise Government Planning and Spending Despite being one of the most-…

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Who makes hospitality sustainability happen: Governments, Industry, Consumers?

What (or who) helps hospitality companies improve faster? Consumer-led campaigns on plastic straws have pushed many hospitality companies to consider alternatives or simply ban single-use plastics. So far, however, the vast majority of guests still choose their hotels mainly by location and price.

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3 Beginner Sustainability Changes To Set You Up For Success | Ready Nutrition

Being sustainable doesn’t have to be done at once, and it often isn’t convenient – at first. Here are a few steps for those just beginning the journey to sustainability.

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TCEB offer THB200,000 cash to events organisers who meet sustainability criteria

The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) launched its new ‘Meet Sustainable’ financial subsidy yesterday — a first for Thailand’s MICE industry.Designed as a way to help position Thailand as the sustainable practices leader in the Asia Pacific region, the grant will provide recipient …

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Can There Be Harmony Between Plastics and Sustainability? Greiner Says “Yes”

Plastics companies are key to solving our plastics problem. We spoke with Stefan Grafenhorst, Head of Sustainability at Greiner, to find out more about the path toward making plastic a sustainable material.

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Viewpoint: From biofuels to food flavorings, here’s 10 ways biotechnology boosts sustainability

As climate change looms over our future, many industries are turning to biology for solutions to make all aspects of our lives more sustainable for the…