Owen Sound’s operations committee is recommending council not move towards prohibiting single-use plastics at this time, but instead await a plan by the federal government to enact a national ban by 2021 at the earliest.
Ice cream brand Ben & Jerry’s has pledged to remove all single-use plastic items and packaging from its products and stores by the end of 2020, replacing them with biodegradable or compostable alternatives.
Vizibl has launched a new sustainability solution at its inaugural COLLABORATE Summit. Vizibl Sustainability supplements the Vizibl supplier collaboration platform and enables companies to understand better and track their performance and that of their suppliers against their sustainability goals. Vizibl also announced a new partnership with EcoVadis.
Coffee is facing a sustainability crisis. A Global Coffee Fund would help, say Jeff Sachs and Kaitlin Cordes, Columbia University.
Sustainability is fashionable. Whether it’s organic food or certified organic clothing, advertising sustainability inspires confidence among consumers.
ESG/Sustainability continues to grow in importance to landlords and occupiers every day, not purely from a legislative perspective, for example ensuring compliance with EPC ratings or ESG reporting, but also as part of attracting investors, employees, and customers. Our ESG/Sustainability service is focused on helping our clients develop and achieve tangible, sustainable outcomes to fulfil environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) aims across their assets. We support our clients from a broad platform of property management, facilities management, business continuity, development and agency. From our vast experience in Property when it comes to ESG/Sustainability, we have first-hand experience of an assets needs and requirements from both stakeholders and their customers.