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2022 will continue to bring increased focus on sustainability and social accountability requirements and practices for the fashion, apparel and beauty sector up-and-down the supply chain. Some of this increased focus will undoubtedly come from state and federal lawmakers and governmental agencies, as new or proposed legislation and regulations are being actively considered or are planned to be rolled out in the coming year. For example, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Food and Drug Administration, and various state agencies and legislatures are pursuing or considering measures such as additional chemical use restrictions and prohibitions, new notification and reporting requirements on chemical use and imports, limitations on product disposal options, and extended producer responsibility obligations.
CoverCress (formerly Arvegenix) has closed a $2 million bridge investment round co-led by Bayer Growth Ventures and BioSTL’s investment arm BioGenerator. CoverCress is a plant breeding company using CRISPR gene editing tools to develop and grow a new cover crop based on the native plant pennycress. Dubbed Covercress, this new type of pennycress can provide corn and soy farmers with an off-season cash crop with biofuel applications.
What role do interiors play in our quest for sustainability? Explore three projects that seem to have found some answers.
This study aims to test for factors affecting environmental sustainability and purchase intention in the fashion industry. Accordingly, the authors developed a framework that depicts the relationships between perceptions of social responsibility, consumer attitude, trust, purchase intention and perceived consumer effectiveness. Design/methodology/approach An online survey was conducted with an internationally diverse sample of 216 consumers.
There is an abundance of theoretical knowledge on the advantages of new disruptive emerging technologies such as blockchain, but it is much harder to prove the actual benefits in practice. In the next 3 – 6 months, a consortium made up of Circle Economy, Sustainable Finance Lab, Nederland Circulair!