Continue Reading... New Jersey bans single-use plastic and paper bags

New Jersey bans single-use plastic and paper bags

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill Wednesday that prohibits the sale of single-use plastic carryout bags, paper bags, and polystyrene foam containers, as well as limits use of plastic straws.

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Continue Reading... Online fashion consumers increasingly demand sustainable packaging

Online fashion consumers increasingly demand sustainable packaging

A new survey conducted by Smurfit Kappa has revealed that European consumers are demanding more sustainable packaging from brands before making online fashion purchases.

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Continue Reading... Improving the allocation of risks and resources in Mexico for sustainable development | Joint SDG Fund

Improving the allocation of risks and resources in Mexico for sustainable development | Joint SDG Fund

The Joint Programme will contribute to leverage the amount of public and private resources allocated for sustainable development, focusing on increasing the financial system’s resilience to the most pressing social and environmental risks; by the identification of the financial…

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Continue Reading... Sustainable Finance: Opportunity or threat for the manufacturing industry?

Sustainable Finance: Opportunity or threat for the manufacturing industry?

Since the publication of the Sustainable Finance Package in 2018, the European Commission has sent clear messages to investors in Europe that the financial sector must not harm the planet and its citizens, and must avoid green washing.

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Continue Reading... As the world calls for sustainable practices, how can life sciences companies better articulate their value?

As the world calls for sustainable practices, how can life sciences companies better articulate their value?

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic struck, individuals were demanding greater responsibility from the organizations they work for, buy from and invest in. The pandemic has further highlighted longstanding issues around health and economic disparities.

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Continue Reading... Think Lab: Nobody said the path towards sustainability would be easy

Think Lab: Nobody said the path towards sustainability would be easy

ESG criteria and its growing importance reflect the increasing awareness of the environmental and social consequences of both corporate and government actions alike.  It’s time for financial services to make a difference in society by embracing “sustainable finance by design” and for that, they need a solid strategy.
In this video, Daniel Theobald, Senior Manager at PwC Luxembourg, explains the crucial steps in creating one.

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Continue Reading... Nurdle Hurdle: The Department of Environment Needs to Take Bold Action and Ban Single-Use Plastic

Nurdle Hurdle: The Department of Environment Needs to Take Bold Action and Ban Single-Use Plastic

Responding to reports that plastic nurdles are washing up in the Southern Cape and on Cape Town beaches, Greenpeace Africa Plastic Campaign Lead Angelo Louw has said…

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Continue Reading... Sustainability integral element in Qatar’s 2022 FIFA World Cup preparations; SC CEO Nasser Al Khater

Sustainability integral element in Qatar’s 2022 FIFA World Cup preparations; SC CEO Nasser Al Khater

Why is it necessary to have a sustainable FIFA World Cup in Qatar in 2022? The Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) participated in the first Focus Day held in collaboration with the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 LLC (Q22) and Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC) as part of the 2020 Qatar Sustainability Week.  Find out here.

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Continue Reading... Dash of potassium could help make long-lasting electric car batteries

Dash of potassium could help make long-lasting electric car batteries

Potassium may hold the key to making lithium-metal batteries safer, which could pave the way towards longer-lasting batteries for electric vehicles…

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Continue Reading... Cornell Atkinson: a decade of collaborative sustainability

Cornell Atkinson: a decade of collaborative sustainability

The Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability is celebrating its 10th anniversary by focusing with renewed urgency on more powerful ways to translate knowledge into action.

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Continue Reading... Cornell Atkinson: a decade of collaborative sustainability

Cornell Atkinson: a decade of collaborative sustainability

The Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability is celebrating its 10th anniversary by focusing with renewed urgency on more powerful ways to translate knowledge into action.

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Continue Reading... Kenya: building a sustainable future | Turner & Townsend

Kenya: building a sustainable future | Turner & Townsend

Kenya is East Africa’s largest economy and due to its strategic location, has a high profile on the international stage. As such, the country’s growing shift towards sustainable development and the transition towards a low carbon economy has profound, positive and far-reaching implications.

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Continue Reading... Sendle Makes Sustainable, Fast Shipping a Reality for Small Business –

Sendle Makes Sustainable, Fast Shipping a Reality for Small Business –

Sendle offers a carbon-neutral shipping solution specifically for small business, accessing larger carrier networks for affordable rates.

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Continue Reading... Sustainability Hub: Low Carbon Devon

Sustainability Hub: Low Carbon Devon

The Sustainability Hub: Low Carbon Devon project will provide an exciting new catalyst for low-carbon economic growth in Devon.
Supported by an investment from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), the three-year £2.6 million programme, will support Devon-based organisations to access research, business support, and engage with the University of Plymouth around the low-carbon agenda.

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Continue Reading... Resilient and Sustainable Infrastructure | WSP

Resilient and Sustainable Infrastructure | WSP

Sustainability and resilience are critical considerations when planning, designing, building, operating and maintaining the world’s infrastructure….

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Continue Reading... 6 UK Hotels With Kitchen Gardens for a Sustainable Getaway

6 UK Hotels With Kitchen Gardens for a Sustainable Getaway

Hotels are going sustainable in a number of ways. Kitchen gardens may be the most exciting though. These UK hotels are leading the way.  There’s something rather lovely about eating food sourced, at least in part, from your own garden. To dig into a pie, for example, and be able to look outside and see the tree from which your apples came is a certain kind of deliciousness.  You know what’s even better than this? A meal sourced from mere metres away that you haven’t even had to make.

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Continue Reading... The tension between capitalism and sustainable fashion

The tension between capitalism and sustainable fashion

Join Sophia Scott – Groundtruth Global and Genia Mineeva – Been London as they share their sustainable fashion journeys, how they built their business and the challenges to remain sustainable.

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Continue Reading... Sustainable Differentiation

Sustainable Differentiation

LEDiL leads the way in enhancing the efficiency and performance of LED lighting and hence reducing the climate impact of lighting…

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Continue Reading... Sustainability Indices | Prysmian Group

Sustainability Indices | Prysmian Group

International indices guide us in our efforts for constant improvement and in setting the highest of standards for our Group to achieve. We are pleased that our DJSI and FTSE4Good ratings improved over the years. These ratings assess the extent to which a company bases its decisions on social and environmental factors in addition to economic performance. They help guide investors when they make decisions.

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Continue Reading... Session #2: What Has Your Data Done for You Lately? Getting the Most from Sustainable Fishing Technology

Session #2: What Has Your Data Done for You Lately? Getting the Most from Sustainable Fishing Technology

Data is driving innovation in the fisheries space. This conference session will illuminate best practices and lessons learned from leading technology experts and practitioners on how to derive more value from ocean data.

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