Every year, the Abu Dhabi Government offers the Zayed Future Energy Prize, the total Prize fund of US $3 million for Entrepreneurs to celebrates achievements…
With growing populations and urbanisation comes increased consumption of resources, and inevitably, ‘waste’. Our Head of Business Development for C&D Waste Recycling, Eunan Kelly explores the impact of legislation and policy on driving the Circular Economy.
A Weekly Apparel Industry CSR News Review. This is a weekly collection of industry news stories from around the web. This round-up primarily includes apparel stories and reports relating to labor and sustainability issues. I welcome your feedback in order to improve future editions. It generally goes out early Monday morning in order to prepare CSR practitioners for the upcoming week. I hope that you find it useful or interesting.
German automaker BMW announced on Wednesday that it commissioned a new study that includes a scientific analysis of water consumption in the Lithium extraction process for EV batteries. The study is being co-financed by German chemical company BASF SE with cooperation from the University of Alaska-Anchorage and University of Massachusetts-Amherst. The study is part of BMW’s efforts to achieve sustainable supply chains around the world.
On my desk is a package of supposedly biodegradable plastic bags. A helpful person gave it to me with the hope I would promote degradable plastic bags as a solution for both types of residential food scrap recycling programs implemented this month in most of Ventura County. Others have suggested degradable plastic as a solution for diverting from landfills the “to-go” food service items no longer reliably recycled from curbside recycling carts.
Absolut is calling attention to its supply chain transparency and sustainability efforts in a video ad campaign released this week. With the tagline “the vodka with nothing to hide,” the Swedish company’s video about the local production process features completely naked — and strategically blurred out — employees and farmers. “We only use wheat that comes from around Åhus, Sweden,” our nude guide Gunnar tells the camera. “And we know each farmer by name. Hey Lars!”