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What’s next for sustainable business? Sustainability trends for 2020

Consultancy firm SustainAbility (UK) published it’s annual trends report, in which they explore global sustainability issues and trends that will shape the business agenda in 2020. SustainAbility has published annual trends forecasts for more than a decade but this is our first set of trends as an…

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Building Sustainability in Your Facility

Can you decrease energy use and incorporate environmentally friendly upgrades that increase the comfort of residents while reducing your operating costs?

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We Already Are – Sustainable Futures

During the last several years increasing effort has been made to identify how community-based archives can best ameliorate the oppressive effects of dominant archival institutions, as well as……

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OfS won’t be silent on sustainability

OfS Chair Michael Barber hits back at claims that the regulator doesn’t care about climate…

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Mondi scores highly for sustainability

Mondi has been recognised for its sustainable forestry and water security, according to a sustainability benchmarking platform.

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The warp and weft of sustainable weaving

Jin Shirai has mastered each of the traditionally separate roles of Japan’s handicraft textile industry — from growing cotton, spinning it and dyeing the yarn, to weaving and designing fabrics.

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bonprix interview: Sustainability is important to customers but price remains essential – Sustainability

Fashion retailer bonprix is entering the 2020s with a range of sustainability targets, but it still needs to foreground traditional consumer metrics such as price, according to head of corporate responsibility (CR) Stefanie Sumfleth.

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Pandora, Zalando, IKEA, Amazon ramp up sustainability focus – Sustainability

The beginning of 2020 has seen major European retailers increasing their sustainability focus. We look at some of the announcements here.

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Coca-Cola will not ditch single-use plastic bottles because ‘consumers still want them’ | London

Coca-Cola has said it will not ditch single-use plastic bottles as its head of sustainability insisted consumers still prefer to use them.  Bea Perez told the BBC at the World Economic Forum in Davos that customers like the bottles because they reseal and are lightweight.  Coca-Cola, one of the world’s…

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The rise of the ‘sustainable’ MBA

Xavier Duran has noticed a change in the students applying for MBAs at Alliance Manchester Business School in recent years: a growing interest in sustainability and responsible business practices. “In the late 1990s, they came with a totally different set of expectations, when the MBA was a passport to jobs in consultancy, finance or banking,” says the director of MBA programmes. “Now, we find more and more applicants from the third sector who want business and management skills to mobilise in non-governmental groups and international organisations.”

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Sustainability Leaders Awards 2020: Winners revealed at glittering ceremony in London

Barry Callebaut, Ikea, P&G and Toast Ale were among the big winners of edie’s 2020 Sustainability Leaders Awards, announced at an awards ceremony in London on Wednesday evening (5 February).

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The Road to Sustainability in Events –

Learn how to make your events sustainable in this special article brought you by @MPI…

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edie’s Sustainability Leaders week – live blog!

This week is one of the biggest of the year in the sustainability and energy calendar, with edie hosting its Sustainability Leaders Forum and Awards. Follow our live blog for all the latest from these events and beyond.

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Stop & Shop offers free reusable bags in N.Y. as single-use ban nears

State to require shoppers to pay for paper bags or reuse their own shopping bags…