Continue Reading... Plastics tax a ‘boost for circular economy’ says Bureau Veritas

Plastics tax a ‘boost for circular economy’ says Bureau Veritas

With the UK set to bring in a new tax on plastic packaging, sustainability authority Bureau Veritas believes that the levy represents a ‘real boost’ for the circular economy.

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Continue Reading... AER at Smart City Expo World Congress, Barcelona

AER at Smart City Expo World Congress, Barcelona

AER is organising a mutual learning event focused on food, in partnership with Smart City Expo World Congress. This event, which was announced at the Committee 1 Plenary meeting in Vojvodina by the Chair of the AER Working Group on Rural Development Olimpia Neagoe will be a mutual learning event on food which will be organised around 4 discussion groups.

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Continue Reading... The Circular Economy and the SDGs – 2019

The Circular Economy and the SDGs – 2019

The Relevance of Circular Economy Practices to the Sustainable Development Goals Patrick Schroeder ,1 Kartika Anggraeni,2 a……

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Continue Reading... 6 sustainability tips for Earth Day

6 sustainability tips for Earth Day

Official site of The Week Magazine, offering commentary and analysis of the day’s breaking news and current events as well as arts, entertainment, people and gossip, and political cartoons.

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Continue Reading... “Recycle By Numbers” Could Provide Solution For “Confused” Consumers

“Recycle By Numbers” Could Provide Solution For “Confused” Consumers

Mandatory on-pack “eco-labelling”, featuring a new combined colour and number system, could provide a cost-effective solution to the challenge of simplifying recycling for consumers, without costing councils millions, according to SUEZ.

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Continue Reading... Business giants join Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s global commitment to eradicate plastics pollution

Business giants join Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s global commitment to eradicate plastics pollution

Business giants, financial investors, non-profit organisations and national Governments have vowed to eradicate plastic waste and pollution, as part of a new Global Commitment spearheaded by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.

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Continue Reading... How can innovation and PPPs support sustainable production and the shift to a circular economy?

How can innovation and PPPs support sustainable production and the shift to a circular economy?

A circular economy is one that designs most pollution and waste out of the system, extracts maximum value from resources and allows natural capital…

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Continue Reading... UPM Raflatac joins Ellen MacArthur Circular Economy 100 | 2018-03-14 | Flexible Packaging

UPM Raflatac joins Ellen MacArthur Circular Economy 100 | 2018-03-14 | Flexible Packaging

To further its sustainability efforts, UPM Raflatac has joined the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Circular Economy 100 program.   The Circular Economy 100 (CE 100) is a pre-competitive innovation program that enables organizations to develop new opportunities and realize their circular economy ambitions faster. It brings together corporations, governments and cities, academic institutions, emerging innovators and affiliates in a unique multi-stakeholder platform.

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Continue Reading... How one Chilean startup is bringing an end to single-use plastics | Improving lives through business innovation

How one Chilean startup is bringing an end to single-use plastics | Improving lives through business innovation

Algramo has created a refillable dispensing system that replaces plastic sachets clogging the developing world…

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Continue Reading... What is sustainable cocoa?

What is sustainable cocoa?

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard on sustainable cocoa will help mainstream ethical cocoa, says the chair of the standard, while an NGO worries uptake will be limited.

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Continue Reading... It’s just numbers: A ROSI view of corporate sustainability

It’s just numbers: A ROSI view of corporate sustainability

How do you justify a company’s sustainability investments? There’s an app for that.

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Continue Reading... Why Aramark’s new sustainability strategy focuses on ‘well-being’ over sustainability

Why Aramark’s new sustainability strategy focuses on ‘well-being’ over sustainability

Here’s a hint: it’s because one follows the other.

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Continue Reading... War declared on world’s growing e-waste crisis

War declared on world’s growing e-waste crisis

Weighing more than all commercial airliners ever built and worth more than most countries’ GDP, electronic waste poses a growing economic and environmental threat, experts said Thursday, as they launched a global initiative …

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Continue Reading... Six reasons why mass tourism is unsustainable | Guardian Sustainable Business

Six reasons why mass tourism is unsustainable | Guardian Sustainable Business

Global tourism is destroying the environment and cultural identities – and doesn’t make good business sense.Anna Pollock argues that destinations should be protected and celebrated…

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Continue Reading... The Amazon’s new danger: Brazil sets sights on palm oil | Guardian Sustainable Business | The Guardian

The Amazon’s new danger: Brazil sets sights on palm oil | Guardian Sustainable Business | The Guardian

Brazil’s ambition to become a palm oil giant could have devastating social and environmental impacts if the move is not carefully managed, say experts…

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Continue Reading... Ownership Design For A Sustainable Economy

Ownership Design For A Sustainable Economy

What is the relationship between employee ownership and sustainable business practices? Our research, conducted with support from Partners for a New Economy, suggests the answer to this question is far from simple.

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Continue Reading... In Crisis, Don’t Ditch Sustainability | Opinion | BoF

In Crisis, Don’t Ditch Sustainability | Opinion | BoF

Under severe economic pressure, it’s tempting to see social responsibility as dispensable, but it’s as essential as ever to long-term strategy, argues Clare Press.

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Continue Reading... Sustainable Gift Giving in the Time of Coronavirus

Sustainable Gift Giving in the Time of Coronavirus

While this isn’t the time to browse stores in-person or plan an outing, you can still give experiential and alternative gifts that are meaningful and eco-friendly. The key to good sustainable gift giving is to think of a memorable gift that doesn’t use a lot of natural resources.

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Continue Reading... Minecraft’s energy module and compostable coffee pods for the NHS: The sustainability success stories of the week

Minecraft’s energy module and compostable coffee pods for the NHS: 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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Continue Reading... 20 Sustainable Earth Day Products

20 Sustainable Earth Day Products

Earth Day Product – These sustainable Earth Day products range from conservation-themed figurines to eco-friendly toy collections. In celebration of Earth Day 2020 o…

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