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Hobart set to ditch single-use plastic, but how will it play out? – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Hobart will become the first city in Australia to ban single-use plastics from next year. The question is how will it work?

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How Millets sustained Mongolia’s Empires

The new discoveries show that the development of the earliest empires in Mongolia, like in other parts of the world, was tied to a diverse economy that included the local or regional production of grain.

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Europe’s ‘circular economy’ strategy could be shake-up for mobile –

As part of the new Industrial Strategy set forward by the European Commission, rules designed to combat the throw away culture of today might have a significant impact on the mobile sector.

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New European Circular Economy Action Plan shows the way to a climate-neutral, competitive economy of empowered consumers

Today, the European Commission adopted a new Circular Economy Action Plan – one of the main building blocks of the European Green Deal, Europe’s new agenda for sustainable growth.With measures along the entire life cycle of products, the new Action Plan aims to make our economy fit for a green future,…

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Is Coca-Cola’s Dividend Sustainable?

This 134-year-old beverage company is maneuvering to maintain growth while providing an impressive dividend yield.

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To make smartphones sustainable, we need to rethink thermodynamics

The data centres servicing our beloved digital devices gobble huge amounts of electricity.A new way to think about heat and energy could help us meet growing demand without burning through the world’s resources…

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Three routes to brand sustainability | News

Respecting consumer knowledge, micro-brands and understanding fabric benchmarks will drive sustainable innovation, Omi of co-friendly design duo Vin + Omi told delegates at Drapers Sustainable Fashion 2020 today. …

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The upside of sustainable investing in a down market

ImpactAlpha, March 12 – The growth in impact investing and sustainable finance has corresponded to an historic bull market.As markets tumble into bear…

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Abu Dhabi aims to ban single-use plastic bags by 2021

Abu Dhabi announced Tuesday it aims to ban the use of single-use plastic bags in the United Arab Emirates capital by 2021.

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European Commission tackles greenwashing in new circular economy plan

European Commission takes aim at ‘greenwashing’ in new circular economy action plan…

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Sustaining for maximal productivity

This is the fourth in a series on productivity. Read parts one, two and three.

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Zain publishes thought leadership report, ‘The Circular Economy: Embedding Sustainable Solutions in a bid to Save the Planet’

Zain Group, the leading mobile telecom innovator in eight markets across the Middle East and Africa, announces the publication of its annual thought leadership report, this year entitled, “The Circular Economy: Embedding Sustainable Solutions in a bid to Save the Planet.”   The report captures how…