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Nike Forms Strategic Partnership for Apparel Manufacturing in the Americas
NIKE, Inc. has announced a new strategic partnership with private equity firm Apollo Global Management, LLC, aimed at building a transparent and ethical apparel supply chain in the Americas. Through...
UK Chefs, MPs Calling for Bans on Polystyrene Packaging, Microbeads
Polystyrene packaging and microbeads are no strangers to controversy; both materials harm marine life and can enter the food chain, which has prompted concern from consumers and advocacy groups....
While Companies Continue to Strive for Sustainability, Consumers Still at the Heart of Lasting Change
A decade ago something remarkable happened: Business leaders watched Al Gore present An Inconvenient Truth, and accepted that man-made climate change was real and catastrophic. CEOs said that...
#collaboration #packaging #supplychain
Forests for All Forever: Driving Consumer Demand for Sustainability Through Meaningful Marketing
At SB’16 Cape Town in May, Tetra Pak, South African Airways (SAA) and the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) came together to share their views on the importance of building market demand...
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Setting the Bar High Enough, Part 5: Why Setting Science-Based Targets Isn't Enough
In this series of articles, the team at the Carbon Trust outlines the reasons for businesses to adopt science-based targets on climate change. This is the fifth and final part of the series;...
Trending: Edible, Recyclable, Biodegradable Packaging Latest Weapons in War on Plastic Waste
Wrapping food in plastic can reduce spoilage, but presents challenges related to waste recovery and recycling. It presents a tough choice for producers between prioritizing food waste or plastic...
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Yet More Reports Tout Circular Economy as Road to Emissions Reduction, Job Creation
A new report from relief and development charity Tearfund and the Institute of Development Studies suggests that businesses and governments could help save lives and create jobs by adopting a...
PACT | Organic Wants to Help Clean Up Fashion, Starting with Your Underwear
Ethical apparel brand PACT | ORGANIC today launched a new campaign that aims to show how dirty the fashion industry really is. “The Skidmark,” a new digital campaign produced by the creative...
Nonprofit Launches ‘Coollection’ of Vetted, Carbon-Cutting Projects Seeking Investment
The average American emits 17 tonnes of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere every year just by going about their daily life – breathing, blow-drying their hair, cooking, and so on. The figure is...
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UNDP About to School China on Significance of SDGs
With about one-fifth of the world’s population, China has the ability to significantly contribute to the success of the United Nations’ (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The country made...

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