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V&A’s Fashioned From Nature, Driving The Sustainability Dialogue

In 2018, the UK had a lot going for itself in the realm of sustainable fashion. This included the Victoria & Albert (V&A) museum’s first ever exhibition about sustainability.Titled, ‘Fashi……

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Kingpins Show Requires Denim Brands to Meet Sustainability Standards

The Kingpins Show will require exhibitors to “meet or exceed” mandatory sustainability standards beginning with its Amsterdam show in April.

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Social Sustainability: Australian Brands Balancing Profit with Purpose

From responsibly made mattresses, conscious property investment through to ethical denim and surf wear, these Australian brands and companies are championing ethical business and balancing profit with purpose…

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Six Companies Earn 2019 Sustainability Awards

Six companies ranginghave been named winners of the fourth annual Associated Industries of Massachusetts (AIM) Sustainability Award.

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Why We Need To Do Away With Single-Use Plastics As Consumers

Of all the epidemics that plague us in modern living, the plague of single-use plastics seems to be the most pervasive.

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Miami Beach Bans Single-Use Plastic Straws, Stirrers

The City of Miami Beach takes another step to becoming plastic free.

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No more ‘Single Use Plastic’, says Usha International

MUMBAI: Usha International, one of India’s leading consumer durables companies, launched a new campaign for its water solutions that champions the cause of discontinuing single-use plastic. Plastic pollution is invading every part of the planet from mountains to the deep seas fast becoming one of…

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The circular economy has become the norm: a vision for 2030

What might the world look like in 2030 if we have made the transition to a fully circular economy?…

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Citigroup Just Named a Chief Sustainability Officer—Here’s Why

Citi has appointed Val Smith as its new CSO, as banks worldwide become increasingly outspoken on the risks of climate change…

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Odisha government bans single-use plastic in all urban areas from Gandhi Jayanti Day, say officials

Odisha government has banned single-use plastic in all urban areas of the state from Gandhi Jayanti Day on Wednesday, an official said.

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Bootstrap Business: How To Avoid Landfill Tax By Embracing The Circular Economy In Construction

Bootstrap Business discusses how to avoid landfill tax by embracing the circular economy in the construction business by reusing materials.

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A flexible packaging sustainability tale

TC Transcontinental Packaging helps brands rewrite their flexible packaging story using recyclable and compostable materials. Packaging professionals and many more millions of people outside this dynamic market know well the importance of sustainability in all walks of life.

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airBaltic appoints Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Coordinator

RIGA – Starting this month Latvian airline airBaltic has appointed Anete Vitjazeva as the company’s sustainability and corporate responsibility coordinator. In this newly created position Anete Vitjazeva will work closely with the company’s management to carry out and further develop airBaltic…

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Cargill continues push for sustainability

Cargill has formed a new Land Use and Forest Protection Advisory Panel to increase progress across supply chains. The panel also will serve as the basis for the input of global partners and non-governmental organizations (NGOs).

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Capgemini turns to AI to fix food supply chain sustainability

Business consulting giant Capgemini has launched a project which uses artificial intelligence (AI) to support farmers in improving environmental practices on their land.

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The Wheel of Sustainability with Adam Lawrence

Improvement Learning, Improved.

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Ways of Designing, e-waste and recycling: Formafantasma.

WOW! (Ways Of Working) is a magazine edited by Renata Sias focused on: new Workstyle/Lifestyle trends, Design, Art, Management, Technology, Real Estate.

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Richard Hutten to discuss sustainability at Warsaw Home’s Design Forum

this October the international trade show Warsaw Home is set to set to discuss “hot topics” such as sustainability at their Design Forum. …

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Fashion Sustainability: Influencers Talk With Create & Cultivate

At Timberland’s NYC flagship store, four influencers in sustainability talk their focus on fashion with Create & Cultivate.

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Global Buncee Book Vol 2. Sustainability Goals

In the modern classroom, it is extremely important for students to gain 21st-century skills they need to become responsible digital…

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E-sustainability Alliance: Defra launches new coalition championing green IT

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has launched a new initiative bringing together businesses, NGOs and policymakers in a joint ambition to making the UK’s information technology (IT) sector more sustainable.

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AI Summit: Improving sustainability and profitability in retail through AI

Doing well while doing good, with Dr Michael Feindt from Blue Yonder 23 october 2019 Artificial intelligence is one of those rare technologies that can help organizations boost their environmental credentials, while also improving the bottom line.

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The view from 20: General Motors’ global sustainability energy manager reflects on changes at the automaker

The legacy company is expanding to encompass renewable energy procurement and EV integration, but innovation can be hard.

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Defining and Measuring Sustainability

An emphasis on generally accepted sustainability metrics can help ensure that sustainability substance dominates sustainability symbols.

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TAT staff participated in communications strategies course on sustainability agenda

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has acted to advance its sustainability agenda with a tailor-made communications training course designed to mainstream the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) right across the Thai travel and tourism industry.

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Coffee at a Crossroads

Daily Coffee News by Roast magazine provides essential only news and resources for specialty coffee professionals. Daily Coffee News covers coffee news from seed to cup, including stories on coffee origin, imports, exports, logistics, supply chains, sustainability, retail, baristas, roasting and…

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DL1961 CEO Zahra Ahmed Speaks to Denim’s Sustainability Challenges

DL1961 CEO Zahra Ahmed shared the brand’s journey toward making denim truly impact-free at the Sustainable Fashion Forum in Los Angeles.

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Sustainability and Smart Home Technology

Check out this guide explaining what Millennials want and how the housing market needs to change to meet those demands….

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India Says Goodbye To Single-Use Plastic and the Rest of the World Should Too

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the 14th Conference of Parties (CoP) to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD). During opening remarks, he stated that it is time for the world to say goodbye to single-use plastic, and encouraged world leaders to follow…

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How HR can promote sustainability

Sustainably is at the forefront of many employees’ minds, meaning it is essential that HR……

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The Increasing Value Of A Degree In Sustainability

With just over a decade left to prevent irreversible damage caused by climate change, the value of a degree in sustainability has never been higher.Consumers,…

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Kering Awards Three Chinese Start-ups for Sustainability

The new award underscores China’s outsized importance as the largest producer and consumer for the fashion industry.

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PepsiCo Prices $1B Green Bond to Fund Sustainability Initiatives

The company also named its first chief sustainability officer to help build a more sustainable food system.

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Sustainability: a call to action – DCD

The global data center industry needs to address this fundamental issue…

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Plastic ban: Delhi Gurudwaras lead the way; DSGMC bans single use plastic, thermocol items at 11 historic shrines

The decision to ban single-use plastic at gurudwaras is part of programmes to commemorate 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, Sirsa said.

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Recycling education vital for sustainability

There’s a lot we can do for ourselves and our planet — we just need to take the time to find these opportunities. …

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Climate Change and Sustainability

To help area residents identify next steps, Hammes helped organize a panel on climate change in February 2018. Held in conjunction with the local Coulee Region Sierra Club Group and the La Crosse Citizens’ Climate Lobby, the panel brought together five area farmers and entrepreneurs to discuss…

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Seafood consumers ‘overwhelming concerned’ about sourcing and sustainability

Supply chain and logistics news…

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Forum discusses goals for 2028 campus sustainability efforts

Student leaders hope to have more compost and recycling bins across campus.

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Improve Your Sustainability Presentation Skills

Enjoy this post from the SSC Archives.Your sustainability strategy may be off the charts good and  your pitch deck summary  may connect all of the dots, but whether you’re in front of the decision-makers, on the phone, or delivering a webinar, you should take a look at these 16…

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Deadline is October 11: Sustainability Superheroes Unite!

For the past decade, Green Builder Media has bestowed Home of the Year awards upon a wide spectrum of remarkable projects. But our annual awards program isn’t just limited to amazing green homes. We also celebrate impactful innovations, sustainable municipal programs, and, my favorite,…

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Colleges look to public-private partnerships for help with sustainability

News, voices and jobs for education professionals. Optimized for your mobile phone.

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Truckee forges ahead with sustainability efforts

Truckee has continued to work on reducing emissions with new sustainability programs taking shape throughout the town.Early next year the town will be rolling out a new community…

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California Becomes First State to Ban Single-Use Hotel Toiletries

“We have reached a tipping point for action and more needs to be done that transitions consumers and businesses towards more sustainable alternatives,” Kalra said in a statement reported by The Sacramento Bee.

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McKinsey Apparel CPO Survey Shows Sourcing is Moving To Sustainability

McKinsey & Company’s “Fashion’s New Must Have: Sustainable Sourcing at Scale” survey shows sourcing moving to a more sustainable model.

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Skip single-use gadgets: Learn creative uses for everyday kitchen tools instead

“I have railed against uni-taskers for 20 years,” Brown opined back in 2015…

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Waitrose scraps single-use plastic on multi-packs as it removes it from cans of beans and tomatoes

Shoppers will now have to pick tins and cans up individually rather than in packs. The initiative will be tested at 17 stores for four of the supermarket’s best-selling canned foods.

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ING creates world’s first sustainability improvement fund financing

Just two months after ING introduced the world’s first sustainability improvement derivative , we launched another product aimed at encouraging companies to get measured on environmental, social and governance (ESG) goals.

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The RealReal Shows the Circular Economy Is for Real

The online seller of used luxury clothing and accessories caters to the sustainability crowd.

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Fool-Proofing Sustainability with the ‘Biosphere Rules’

Remediation has had some successes. But you can’t remediate an extinct species, an acidified ocean or a climate that’s pushed beyond its critical tipping point.What we need to be doing is “premediation.”…

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Towards a circular economy

The idea of the circular economy frequently brings to mind issues of recycling waste and materials and making moderate use of natural resources. But if a new system is to emerge which is sustainable and equitable the whole economic model will have to be re-thought.

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London’s mayor calls on architects to design for a circular economy

The mayor of London’s office has published a document calling on property developers and architects to design for a circular economy.

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Fashion Industry Sustainability: Eco-Friendly News, October 2019

Highlights of brands, retailers and fashion industry initiatives on sustainability, eco-friendly products and more, rounded up by FN.

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India’s Plastic Industry Demands Clarity On Single-Use Plastic Ban

India’s plastic manufacturers have urged the government for more clear guidelines on the plans to ban single-use plastic in the country.

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How Travel Businesses Can Give Travellers What They Want: Sustainability

With the advance of ESG ‘Environmental Social Governance’ and consumer pressure, leaders in the tourism industry need to future-proof their business by taking responsibility for the part they play in the environmental crisis.

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Reducing loss of resources from waste management is key to strengthening the circular economy in Europe —

Information on the environment for those involved in developing, adopting, implementing and evaluating environmental policy, and also the general public…

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Ethics and sustainability top beauty concern among UK consumers, Leatherhead finds

A majority of UK consumers believe personal care and beauty brands should put more effort into manufacturing products in an ethical and sustainable way, and this isn’t just a passing fad, says Leatherhead’s head of consumer and sensory insight.

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SAP BrandVoice: How ‘Sinnfluencers’ Are Shaping The Future Of Sustainability

Sinnfluencers want to motivate their audience by actively participating in a better future by being role models themselves. By reporting on sustainable or political projects, sinnfluencers want to portray a new voice that represents an ever-increasing part of today’s society.

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Environment or eco-sustainability?

When we talk about environment or eco-sustainability, we often end up trying to identify those responsible for the damage caused.A few days ago, the History, Politics, technology and cartooning POLITICS C.Alessandro Mauceri, CO2, emissions, environment or eco-sustainability, fossil fuel companies,…

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How the Internet of Thing Stands for Sustainability

Use cases of the internet of things (IoT) for sustainability offer benefits, ranging from preserving finite resources to maintaining the standard of citizen’s life to fostering financial savings.

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More money and brains needed for ocean sustainability

23 October 2019, Oslo – Serious investments in ocean sustainability will raise the amount of fish to feed the poor, helping drive progress towards the eradication of hunger which is the lynchpin for achieving the other Sustainable Development Goals, FAO Director-General Qu Dongyu said today. “Ocean protection will only succeed if we spend financial and brain power in developing sustainable solutions,” 

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WEF gears up to hit 50 with a focus on sustainability 

The World Economic Forum will mark its 50th annual meeting at the Swiss resort of Davos by launching a manifesto for a more sustainable …

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Sustainability can be an advantage for Indonesia

Economic development of the agricultural commodity must take into account the environment…

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Can Drones Serve Sustainability?

By improving site surveillance, worker safety and resource management, this flying robot technology could make construction greener and more efficient than ever.

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Scottish Government planning charge on single-use drinks cups

A CHARGE will be applied on single-use drinks cups in Scotland under proposed new legislation.

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Sustainable Business Covered podcast: A circular economy technology tour with HPE

For episode 73 of the Sustainable Business Covered podcast, edie reporter Sarah George takes a tour of Hewlett Packard Enterprises’ (HPE) Technology Renewal Centre in Scotland – a facility helping to tackle e-waste by refurbishing and recycling re…

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At Decoded Future NYC, Fast Fashion Brands Talk Sustainability

At the Decoded Future conference in New York, speakers from H&M, ThredUp and Aday discussed the industry’s moves toward circularity.

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New catalytic method upcycles single-use plastic into high-quality liquid products

Researchers have developed a new catalytic method for upcycling abundant, seemingly low-value plastics (polyethylene) into high-quality liquid products, such as motor oils, lubricants, detergents and even cosmetics.

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Why sustainability reporting matters

Sustainability reporting has come a long way since the 1980s, when only a small handful of companies in specific sectors, such as oil and gas, declared their environmental performance.

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Shifting the sustainability focus from the individual to the corporation

There is too much focus on the individual when it comes to sustainability and being environmentally friendly.

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Fool-Proofing Sustainability, Part 2: Materials Parsimony

The amazing diversity of life is founded on dramatic materials parsimony; almost everything in nature is built out of just four elements.Whereas, what we humans have gotten since the Industrial Revolution is *materials proliferation.*…

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Report Report: Blockchain, forests, sustainability goals and more

A round-up of recent reports on sustainable business and clean technology.

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Roger Allen talks economic sustainability after Thomas Cook fall

Ahead of the Mediterranean Resort & Hotel Real Estate Forum, the founder/group CEO of Resources for Leisure Assets talked adapting to market dynamics.

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Malaysia’s ‘Rainforest Canopy’ at Expo 2020 Dubai Focus on Sustainability

Malaysia’s Net Zero Carbon Pavilion kicks off groundbreaking ceremony at Expo 2020 Dubai…

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Multiple categorisations trip single-use plastic regulation

Uttar Pradesh has only one category of SUPs—products that are banned. Its list of banned products includes all kinds of carry-bags and disposable cutleries.

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Nepal to ban single-use plastics from Everest by 2020

The Nepalese government has introduced a ban on single-use plastic on Mount Everest from January 2020 in an attempt to cut down on the trash left by mountaineers in what has turned into the world’s highest landfill.

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Take these 3 steps, add $500 million and create a circular economy for packaging

It will take $500 million by 2025 to create the recycling system of the future and dramatically increase the collection of post-consumer plastics, according to the Recycling Partnership.

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The Recycling Partnership Reveals U.S. Circular Economy Roadmap

The first-ever roadmap aims to address systemic issues in the U.S. recycling system and catalyze the transition toward a circular economy for packaging.

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Portland Bans Single-Use Plastic Straws, Stirrers and Splash Sticks!

After a local 2nd grade student successfully petitioned the Portland City Council in 2018 to mitigate plastic straw use in city-owned buildings, the Maine Chapter took it to the next level with Council interest to pass a citywide ordinance becoming the first municipality in Maine to ban single-use plastic straws, stirrers and splash sticks!

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The Circular Economy Makes Way For The Circular City

As the world’s cities already emit over 70% of carbon emissions, exacerbating the climate crisis, cities need to implement green infrastructure to meet these challenges.

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Sheet Masks Are Single-Use Items and Horrible For The Planet!

Most sheet masks are single-use items that end up in the trash after their 20 minutes of moisturizing.

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Techstars Launches Alabama EnergyTech Accelerator for Innovation & Sustainability

Techstars launches the Alabama EnergyTech Accelerator for accelerating solutions that will make lasting effects on energy, create jobs, and drive revenue within the state. …

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PepsiCo discusses its sustainability plans

PepsiCo is stepping up its sustainability goals with the ambition of supporting system-wide change. FoodNavigator spoke to Chris Daly, vice president of sustainability for Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa, to find out more.

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Daily Buzz: 2020’s Big Meetings Trend? Sustainability

The next generation of attendees wants greener events. Meetings that don’t comply may face consequences. Also: how to make the most of your AMS.

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Sustainability should be prioritized beyond plastic-straw shaming

Take a stroll through USC Village, and myriad trends may stick out — a variety of reusable grocery totes, Hydroflasks, drinking utensils ranging from paper straws to Starbucks sippy cups to plastic straws sticking out from the sippy cups.

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BOPP film benefits from packaging industry sustainability drive

The global Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP) film market has seen demand grow by just under 5% per annum over the last five years.

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Achieving agricultural sustainability

Essential efforts to level the playing field for women farmers include impr…

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The Quest For Sustainable Luxury

For some people, luxury travel represents an ideal to be attained, whereas for others it represents an unrivalled everyday life. The latest Fairmont Hotels & Resorts – Luxury Insights Report thus explores the foundations of the relationship between its addresses and its guests.

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FIJI Water To Phase Out Single-Use Plastic Water Bottles!

FIJI Water has announced a new commitment to sustainability. The company disclosed that they would make all plastic bottles from 100% recycled plastic.

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Streetwear’s Sustainability Problem No One Wants to Talk About

The global fashion industry is an ecological disaster & streetwear is part of this sustainability problem. We explore the issue no one wants to talk about.

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Covestro commits to circular economy

German high-tech polymer manufacturer Covestro plans to focus on the circular economy and be a creative force for the entire plastics industry.

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Thermostats Prove Invaluable With Global Sustainability Goals

Smart thermostats can make a big impact when it comes to global sustainability goals. Here is how smart thermostats can be so beneficial.

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Scientists call for a ban on single-use cigarette filters to stop them littering the globe

Health experts from San Diego State University and London School of Hygiene have called for cigarette filters to be banned, calling them ‘the deadliest fraud in the history of human civilisation’.

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Henkel reinforces commitment to circular economy with investment in recycling startup Saperatec

German chemical and consumer goods company Henkel has announced an investment into recycling specialist Saperatec as part of its ongoing commitment to a circular economy. The two companies have already been in a collaboration for two years, with the new investment set to help Henkel provide its…

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Mandarin Oriental To Eliminate Single-Use Plastic by March 2021

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has pledged to eliminate all single-use plastic across its entire portfolio of luxury hotels by the end of March 2021.

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Del Monte Releases 2019 Sustainability Report

Coral Gables, FL—Fresh Del Monte Produce released its 2019 Sustainability Report, which identifies a series of goals that represent the company’s values and are intended to change the course of the planet for the better, according to a press release.

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A Blizzard of “Sustainability” Labels

Daily Coffee News by Roast magazine provides essential only news and resources for specialty coffee professionals. Daily Coffee News covers coffee news from seed to cup, including stories on coffee origin, imports, exports, logistics, supply chains, sustainability, retail, baristas, roasting and…

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Ciara Approves of Drinkfinity and Sustainability

The hydration system has tapped Ciara to help unveil their new stainless steel water bottle and flavorful pods…

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New Research Examines Water Sustainability Plans in B.C.

A new Innovation Brief investigates how Water Sustainability Plans can help address the water challenges ahead in British Columbia.