UConn is just one of two United States institutions to be ranked in top 20.
Which Are the Best Sustainability Courses for Tourism Professionals? | Sustainability Leaders Project
Interest in sustainable tourism has increased significantly during 2019, putting pressure on tourism businesses and destinations to live up to growing expectations by minimizing negative impact and maximizing benefits for the natural environment, communities, visitors and staff. What courses can tourism professionals choose to deepen their knowledge about sustainability?
Tackling climate change, poverty and inequality requires an innovative financial system. In an interview with ISOfocus, Peter J.Young, Chair of the new ISO/TC 322 on sustainable finance, puts a compelling case for why International Standards are essential for mobilizing finance globally to address…
Modern Chaos is a fashion line completely made out of recycled materials and a labor of love for McAllen students Gisselle Costa and Denisse Damken,…
Following rigorous international competition, Danish architectural firm 3XN has won the bid to design a new building for University of New South Wales.
Bernard Lietaer calls for three paradigm shifts – With specific actions by individuals and leaders…
Globally, we produce 50m tonnes of toxic electronic waste every year — and the UK is one of the worst offenders.
Merck Foundation partners with African Leaders in Sustainable Art and Interiors as part of its Sustainability Initiative – AfricanBrains
The Merck Foundation sustainability initiative plans to focus on capacity building and raising awareness in order to accelerate sustainable solutions to urban sustainability challenges. Merck Foundation Sustainability Initiative dubbed “Sustainability is a Shared Responsibility” is as a critical part of The Merck Foundation Program to address sustainability challenges in the countries of the global south and to empower youth and support their development to make the Sustainability Leaders of tomorrow.
Whether it will be successful remains to be seen; however, it is a praiseworthy step nonetheless …
The designer spoke about global and current topics ahead of her show.
Dutch dairy cooperative FrieslandCampina said it is making an annual amount of €24m available to further stimulate sustainable development on the farm.
Australian architecture firm POLYstudio recently completed A House for All Seasons, a contemporary, energy-efficient family home.
Leading plastics raw materials distributor, Plastribution, will be holding a two-day conference on 12-13 February 2020.
A renovated weatherboard home, with 90 per cent reduced heating and cooling costs.
As the new decade begins, new design trends are among us. The team at Nunzio Marc DeSantis Architects (NMDA) shared some forecasts with InspireDesign about what’s ahead. Nunzio DeSantis, CEO/founder; Marc DeSantis, partner and Daniel Sacco, VP have some insight: Both hotel programming and design…
Sao Paulo Mayor Bruno Covas enacted the regulation to reduce the use of disposable plastics, from cups to plates and mixer sticks…
The first step in solving a problem is acknowledging there is one.That is why at the end of last semester, we, the Environmental Student Assembly and the USC Environmental Core, authored a letter to President Carol Folt asking for public disclosure of the University’s endowment investments into the…
edie has launched a new report, sponsored by Nestlé, that outlines the steps businesses can and should take to identify, reduce, replace and eliminate single-use plastics from their operations, supply chains and products and services.
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation has launched a new tool that will allow businesses to measure their circular economy performance.
Check out the full schedule of events for the event’s 7th year.
Sustainability ratings firm EcoVadis received a $200 million investment from private equity firm CVC Growth Partners II to grow its reach.
Michelin and WWF have been criticised over a rubber plantation in Indonesia which villagers say has caused deforestation and destroyed elephant habitat…
Green manufacturing is an excellent example of the business benefits of sustainability. Here’s how green manufacturing helps companies and our planet succeed.
From impactful research to green campus initiatives to unique course offerings, Charles Darwin University is Australia’s top-performing university in sustainability education.
Aveda is ramping up its Latin America trajectory.
Surrounded by rolling hills, the Lodge in a Glade comprises two barn-inspired structures with green-roofed surfaces that appear to emerge from the earth.
sustainable urban solutions – As the reality of climate change has been adopted by the majority, many entities, including designers and brands, are looking for ways to advocate …
New speed cups will eliminate single-use cups on race courses in the Oakland area…
Buyers of tech products need to recycle their devices properly. Here is how they can lower their carbon footprint through proper e-waste management.
Restaurants would be limited to recyclable, compostable containers for to-go packaging…
Walking the Las Vegas convention center, post show, I waded through the mounds of plastic trash and waste. I looked around as I was walking out the door, starting to process what was happening… The convention center was packed that weekend—the entire place was full.
We’re running a series of pieces exploring predictions for how multichannel and ecommerce retail might change over the coming year. Today we consider sustainability.This has moved into the spotlight over the past year as the fast rise of climate activism has put environmental issues firmly onto the…
The supermarket has launched a test and learn sustainability shop in its Leeds heartland as it looks to find new ways to reduce plastic – and to find out how shoppers are prepared to buy.
Land O’Lakes Sustainability Director Tina May and Campbell Soup Company’s Dan Sonke discuss the insights that agtech tools like TruTerra bring to farmers.
China is one of the world’s biggest users of plastic, and the plan targets a 30 per cent reduction in disposable plastic utensils used by the takeaway food industry in major cities within five years.
The move to go plastic-free is timely. According to the United Nations, 70 to 85 percent of marine litter in the Caribbean originates from land, and the lion’s share is plastics.
Using bacteria, sand, and a hydrogel, the researchers found a way to produce a material that mimics the strength of concrete-based mortar.
China’s top economic planner said it would cut the production and use of plastic over the next five years, helping reduce one of the world’s biggest source…
The pollution caused by marine plastic litter has generated global attention in recent years.At the G20 Osaka Summit in June, countries agreed to take str…
A conversation between the World Economic Forum’s Global Plastic Action Partnership and Audrey Choi, Head of Global Sustainable Finance at Morgan Stanley.
One of the world’s biggest users of plastic plans to phase out most single-use items by 2025.
China is taking a big step forward in the war on single-use plastic. It is banning most plastic bags this year and cuts in plastic utensils and carry-out containers over the next 5 years.
Unilever has announced it will halve its use of virgin plastic by 2025 by reducing plastic packaging by more than 100,000 tonnes, increasing the amount of recycled plastics it uses and collecting and processing more plastic packaging than it sells.
CEFLEX’s vision is for all flexible packaging to be collected and made available for sorting and recycling – with at least 80% entering a recycling process and……
The group will remove or replace items including plastic keycards, water bottles, and individual toiletry amenities……
From fashion to household goods, industry leaders are using their tools and resources to eliminate the concept of waste.
“We’re taking time over the next year or two, to work out how our tour can not only be sustainable [but] how can it be actively beneficial”…
Railway commissions govt’s first waste to energy plant; to turn e waste, plastic into light diesel oil
India News: NEW DELHI: The East Coast Railway has commissioned the government’s first waste-to-energy plant which will turn e-waste and plastic into light diesel .
Construction materials giant Kingspan and agri-food multinational Cargill have both unveiled new science-based emissions targets at the UN’s COP25 summit in Madrid.
Consumers are demanding more sustainable products, but they need access to data to make informed choices. The Citizen Portal pilot project could make this happen.
This year marks the end of an incredibly eventful decade on so many levels.Thought-leader Nina Goodrich breaks down the sustainability advancements and challenges packaging professionals have experienced in the last decade, year by year. The world of sustainable packaging has definitely changed over…
Innovative Scots could start the new decade with a novel career that can be both lucrative and beneficial to the planet, according to a new report from the nation’s waste watchdog.
A cross-party parliamentary group warning that firms are replacing plastic with potentially more harmful alternatives for the environment is ‘a wakeup call for companies to redouble their sustainability efforts’, says ULMA Packaging.
Circularise PLASTICS pilots blockchain technology for greater transparency in circular economy transition
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The future circular economy and blockchain use cases look positive as more and more brands turn toward adopting a circular economy.
87% of companies are in the process of transformation, but are unsure of what the end goal is, Globant found.
The water-repellent coating on many biodegradable products can cause harm in waste management and human health.
This week we are going to be sharing with you expert visions outlined in the Connected Products Economy Report. From Natasha Franck to Mats Linder Consultant, Ellen MacArthur Foundation, we take a closer look at their key message which focuses on how we can power circular business models, global transparency and new economic incentives to change patterns of production and consumption.
Ellen MacArthur Foundation unveils ‘landmark’ digital tool to help businesses track circular economy progress
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation has today (14 January) launched a new digital tool which enables businesses of all sizes and sectors to measure their contribution to the circular economy and identify ways in which to close the loop further.
Nestlé commits £1.6bn to food-grade recycled plastics, pledges to cut virgin plastics use by a third
Food and beverage giant Nestlé has committed £1.59bn to source food-grade recycled plastics to be used in its packaging, alongside a pledge to cut the amount of virgin plastics it sources by a third.
Colgate Palmolive has launched a new vegan-friendly toothpaste range packaged in a first-of-its-kind recyclable plastic tube, with the technology set to be shared with competitor brands.
Almost any textile you can think of, from cotton to leather to nylon, has social and environmental impacts risks at every level of its supply chain.
The development of specific and actionable metrics at the systems, business and product levels will be a key accelerator for scale.
With the EU Green Deal in place, the role of natural and renewable gases for transport decarbonisation must be recognized. Gas in transport is ready to complement a set of solutions that will gradually change our way to move and to transport freights around the world.
EXCLUSIVE: Wildfires in Amazonia and Australia, compounded by new scientific research and ever-growing activism, have served to highlight the importance of restoring natural systems to businesses. But that knowledge must now be translated to holis…
Transition to a toxic-free circular economy in the carpet industry still a distant reality, despite industry initiative – European Commission needs to set up EPR scheme as part of the European Green Deal.
Nestlé has outlined a £1.5bn investment programme to shift packaging from virgin plastic to food-grade recycled plastic.
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