Future Shock: Is Higher Education Ready for the Impact?
Industries, companies and governments are retooling for the future, driven by the sustainability imperatives of climate change; resource, food and water scarcity; social polarization and rising...
Trending: Regenerative Sourcing, Circular Models Revamping Fashion
This week, two fashion giants with extensive brand portfolios announced partnerships that show promise for cleaning up “dirty fashion.” Kering, Savory Institute Team Up for First Verified...
Q&A: How Social Design Is Creating New Markets, More Engaged Cultures
This is one of a series of interviews by students and alumni from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) with practitioners from the Sustainable Brands community, on a variety of ways...
Plastic, Be Gone! Unilever, Stora Enso Developing Better Sachets, Straws
This week, more momentum on the anti-plastic front: Unilever will develop a crowdsourced, plastic-free laundry solution to combat single-use sachets; while Stora Enso and Sulapac are developing...
The Gen Z Breakthrough Brands and Why They Love 'Em
What Gen Z want from brands is the new Holy Grail for marketers — you only have to look at the myriad surveys and reports published recently that seek to analyze their preferences and intentions....
World's First Carbon-Negative Fuel to be Unveiled at COP24
Next week, at the COP24 climate summit in Poland, a Swedish startup is set to unveil what it hails as the world's first carbon-negative fuel. NextFuel briquettes   Cleantech startup NextFuel...
China Lags on Sustainable Viscose, Australia Unveils Tree-Free Alternative
Report: Chinese viscose sector’s sustainability roadmap fails to deliver A new report, Dirty Fashion: Spotlight on China, by the Changing Markets Foundation found a new sustainability initiative from...
All New 3M Products to Include Sustainability Value
US-based multinational 3M launches approximately 1,000 new products each year; starting in 2019, 100 percent of them will have sustainability built in: Today, at the United Nations Climate Change...
Trending: Closer Looks into Reporting on, Business Benefits of the SDGs
Nearly three-quarters of organisations surveyed (72 percent) mention the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in their annual corporate or sustainability reports — an increase of 10 percent on...
Less Medley, More Value: Creating a New Quality for Corporate Reporting
This week at the COP24 climate summit in Katowice, Poland, the discussion about how to implement the directives of the Paris Agreement is in full swing. With the recent warnings of the IPCC in mind...

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