Ecommerce major Flipkart has made a commitment to move towards a 100 percent recycled plastic consumption in its own supply chain by March 2021.
The adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals in 2015 provided Susan Mizrahi, head of corporate responsibility at Australia Post, with an opportunity to refocus corporate responsibility to tie with expected national strategies for the implementation of the goals. While the national strategy has not taken off yet, it has not stopped Australia Post progressing with its objectives of using the SDGs as a framework for doing business.
Sustainability Essentials Webinar – Circularity in Furnishings May 21, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm EST Circularity in Furnishings What we throw away is now the world’s most abundant natural resource. Why aren’t we using more of it as a production feedstock? Furniture is a durable good – intended to last a long time. Why, then, do we throw so much of it away.
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Concrete is the most used material on Earth. As materials expert Chris Cheeseman, from Imperial College London, explains: if you could put everything in the world made from concrete in one pile and everything made from other materials in a pile next to it, ‘the concrete pile would dwarf the other pile’.
It’s an unappreciated wonder material. Made from stones, sand and water, its key ingredient, cement, performs some chemical trickery that turns grey, runny slurry into solid rock, in whatever shape we choose. From plant pots to Ancient Rome’s Colosseum, it created the modern world.