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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…