Digital opinion analysis uncovers a demand from consumers for CEOs to take a stand on social issues with global implications. Could this signal a new age of corporate sustainability commitments? As the world becomes increasingly politically polarised and some governments abandon sustainable initiatives consumers are now looking towards CEOs and their companies to spearhead sustainability.
A new strategic framework has been developed through a collaboration with the Dutch Green Building Society (DGBC), Metabolic, SGS Search and Circle Economy that defines circular buildings.It describes indicators that could be included in the sustainable certificate BREEAM-NL to better evaluate circ…
Italian oil giant Eni signed an agreement with Utilitalia (the federation of public owned energy, water and environmental companies) and CONOE (the Italian consortium for the collection and treatment of oil and used vegetable and animal and fat) to boost the collection of used vegetable oil produced in the homes of Eni’s employees.
Absolut is calling attention to its supply chain transparency and sustainability efforts in a video ad campaign released this week. With the tagline “the vodka with nothing to hide,” the Swedish company’s video about the local production process features completely naked — and strategically blurred out — employees and farmers. “We only use wheat that comes from around Åhus, Sweden,” our nude guide Gunnar tells the camera. “And we know each farmer by name. Hey Lars!”
A new Grand Council Treaty 3 education program is taking on climate change with an action-based approach. Kiizhik School is one of 12 partner schools taking part in the Teaching Our Keepers program, a holistic and science-based education component that will teach Anishinaabe students about climate change, its effects on traditional ways of life and how to combat it.
Here, we present a roundup of some of the key players. WooDoo WooDoo is a cleantech player that has created ‘bionic wood’. Its patented tech follows over half a decade of research, and consists of a new wood material: waterproof, 300% more stiff, fire-retardant and translucent. Based on the circular economy principles, this material is “about to make a change in the construction industry, tackling tomorrow’s zero net carbon cities,” according to Climate KIC.