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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ten Minute Rule Bill – Food Labelling (Environmental Sustainability) Bill

Chris Grayling introduces his Food Labelling (Environmental Sustainability) Bill.

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LSN : Micro Trends : Open-source Sustainability

Open-source platforms are providing materials insight andeducation for designers, developers and architects to make their output more eco-friendly.

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GoodTogether | Sage Sustainable Electronics

Sage’s GoodTogether program offers powerful donations and sustainable options for retired devices. Refurbishing equals reusing more and recycling less.

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The Energy Geek – Working Towards Sustainable Communities

What’s the best way to slow global warming? You decide in this Free Non-Partisan Climate Simulator Workhop. Click the button below to sign up for our upcoming workshops!  

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Sustainability Scanner: Small Steps, Big Milestones | The Voice Of Fashion

Swiss luxury watchmaker Ulysse Nardin has launched its latest concept timepiece, Diver Net, crafted from recyclable materials procured from the ocean. The watch case and its middle, back and bezel features upcycled details, engineered with the help of Fil & Fab, a France-based recycling and design studio which recovers fishnets from harbours and recycled them into polyamide pellets. The watch also features a strap made in association with Swiss company Tide, from a material crafted from PET plastic recovered from the sea.

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Pukka’s sustainable packaging | Pukka

We aim to make our packaging as sustainable as possible. Find out where our materials come from and what to do with them when you’ve finished your tea….

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Harvard Circular Economy Symposium

JOIN US NOVEMBER 19TH AT 11AM ET! Shared Economy Event ABOUT Learn from outstanding examples of successful companies that contribute to a global Circular Economy. We will be exploring sustainable business models around the concepts of product as a service and redistributive markets.

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Energy Efficiency & Sustainability | Riello UPS

“Reliable power for a sustainable world” – the Riello UPS philosophy condensed into a few simple words. In practice, we’re a global brand always searching for the most innovative, energy efficient solutions.  Through intensive R&D and technological innovation, we’re constantly developing uninterruptible power supplies that increase power quality whilst being more energy efficient, reducing the amount of power consumed and wasted.

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Here’s why the business of sustainability has come of age

There is a unique opportunity for businesses to lead the way when it comes to sustainable investments.  But it needs the support of governments and regulators, and it will require hard dollars and soft power.  By seizing the opportunities and working together, the private sector can not only create a more sustainable future, but can unlock significant long-term value, for business and for society.

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Amy Marks Talks Prefabrication, Sustainability, and the Future at Technology Days Conference

During the past few years, we have seen a revolution in resiliency within the construction industry. Historically plagued by environmental concerns, low productivity growth, and a poor safety record, professionals in the built environment are leading this revolution by shifting to an…

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Altair International: How can we prioritise sustainable urbanisation?

International and sustainability support from Altair At Altair International, we also advise on interventions to increase the provision of affordable housing in developing countries. This includes the funding, investment, regulation, governance, policy and delivery of affordable housing initiatives. Click here to view the full service and find out more… 

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Estate Renewal: Delivering Better Outcomes – Community | Social Value | Sustainability | UK

Delivering more and better homes is a top priority for Central and Local Government; ensuring the quality and mix of tenure and affordability. The recent Planning for the Future white-paper proposals aims to simplify the planning process and facilitate increased housing delivery across the UK. This draft document has been met with opposition and controversy from various stakeholders; including around community-engagement.

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Cuba debates on science, economy and sustainable development

Economy, technology and sustainable development will be the issues today in the workshop Sciences in the construction of Cuban society and culture, which brings together specialists from these branches…

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Climate Change and the Circular Economy in Wales

The first event, held during Wales Climate Week, looked at the relationship between climate change and the circular economy in Wales and considered how more efficient resource use, and a more resilient circular economy, can help support the country’s net zero carbon aims and reduce emissions.

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Trevor Hoyle on LinkedIn: “Say hello to our new fleet of 8 electric cargo bikes!”

Say hello to our new fleet of 8 electric cargo bikes, coming soon to London postcodes near you!  One bike alone can reduce around 6,700 KG of CO2 per year so now with more goods flowing into our cities than ever before, there’s never been a better time to introduce emission-free pickup and deliveries – all part of our Reduce, Replace, Revolutionize strategy.

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Sustainability is core to Epson, with products made to be kinder to the environment

Over the last decade, we have seen a growing preference for products made by companies that have built purpose and sustainability into their business model. Some of the world’s most successful and fastest growing companies have adopted care for the environment and a commitment to work to help solve some of society’s most pressing problems so that purpose and sustainability have become hallmarks of successful and respected businesses.

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The International Event For Sustainable Urban Mobility Solutions

Autonomy Paris is Europe’s largest Business to Business and Business to Government event which gathers city authorities, corporates, startups and funders.

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Full article: Sustainability through landscapes: natural parks, satoyama, and permaculture in Japan

Approaching sustainability through landscapes helps appreciate the value of the diversity of human ways to live with nature that exists today. On the basis of fieldwork research in Japan, we explore the landscapes of natural parks, Satoyama, and permaculture, all three recognized as sustainable and of high biodiversity value despite showing significant differences in terms of nature protection and landscape management strategies.

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Circular Economy Futures – Transformation Through Empowerment

Wed, Nov 18, 2020, 6:00 PM: Welcome to our November Circular Economy Futures Meetup.Speakers & Bios:Stephanie DevineFounder and CEOTHE VERY GOOD BRAStephanie Devine created the world’s first zero, pos…

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Rami Kadi designated as UN Environment Programme Regional Goodwill Ambassador for sustainable fashion in West Asia

Renowned Lebanese designer Rami Kadi has been appointed as Goodwill Ambassador for the UN Environment Programme’s Sustainable Fashion Programme in West Asia The apparel industry is the second-largest water-consuming industry in the world, consuming 215 trillion litres of water per year UNEP’s sustainable…

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Connecting with your sustainability goals | Interact City

Cities account for around 70% of global CO2 emissions. So it’s vital you put the right smart systems in place, not only for the good of people today, but for future generations. With Interact City, you can become a leader in sustainability. The time for climate action is now.

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Cuba debates on science, economy and sustainable development

Havana, Nov 4 (Prensa Latina) Economy, technology and sustainable development will be the issues today in the workshop ‘Sciences in the construction of Cuban society and culture,’ which brings together specialists from these branches.

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Tech for a better planet – Huawei: Enviromental Protection – Contributing to a Circular Economy

To help reduce society’s impact on the planet, we aim to minimize resource use, maximize the service life of our products, and promote recycling.  We promote the circular economy by minimizing the resources and raw materials we use throughout the product lifecycle. We aim to use green materials, increase product durability and ease of disassembly, and optimize our product recycling system.

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A sustainability-oriented design approach for agricultural machinery and its associated service ecosystem development – ScienceDirect

Agricultural machinery (AM) is an important input in the agricultural process. It, thus, has an impact on achieving sustainable agriculture.This pape……

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Sustainability and corporate strategy starting to go hand-in-hand | Comprend

Companies are increasingly aligning their sustainability strategy with their business strategy according to our latest Webranking research. Communicating proactively about sustainability and demonstrating that it is fully integrated into the corporate strategy helps position a company as an attractive investment and employer.

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Sustainable Harvest International Organic Wine Fundraiser Order Form

Three leaders in the organic wine movement – Famille Perrin-Southern Rhone Valley, France; Domaine Reuilly in the upper Loire Valley, France; and Domaine Pepiere in the Muscadet region of the Loire, France – have donated wine to support the 2020 Hancock Sustainable Harvest International (SHI) Organic Wine Fundraiser.

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FAO – News Article: Europe and Central Asia call for more sustainable and innovative agriculture

On the final day of the 32nd Session of the Regional Conference for Europe, FAO Members from Europe and Central Asia reinforced their commitment to transform agri-food systems through innovation, digital technologies and sustainable practices, as well as create inclusive growth in rural areas, taking into account the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on food and agriculture. 

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

Brief Description 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…