Big businesses today play a leading role in driving mainstream consumer taste towards sustainable products. Learn how John Lewis is building sustainable habits into its ecommerce platform.
Schneider Electric has shared the numbers behind its efforts to increase its sustainability in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2020 launched in early July finds growing food insecurity, deterioration of the natural environment, and persistent inequalities remain. Now, due to Covid-19, the world is facing unprecedented challenges.
Our current situation means our focus should be (and is) on meeting immediate needs. And this may continue for a while. However, we should not lose sight of our long-term ambitions.
The region is currently performing below average in waste management and has a tendency to look at recycling rates instead of boosting the circular economy by considering the system as a whole. The circular economy is also a pivotal tool for delivering part of the 2050 decarbonisation agenda in Europe, so EIT Climate-KIC has joined forces with EIT RawMaterials, EIT Health, EIT Food, EIT Manufacturing, EIT Digital and EIT Urban Mobility in a Cross-Knowledge and Innovation Community (cross-KIC) initiative aimed at bolstering collaboration and enhancing the circular economy approach in the region.
With a combined workforce of almost 300,000 employees, plastics is one of Germany’s major industrial sectors. The industry also enjoys a strong position on the international stage, due in no small part to its productive research …