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EcoVadis is the world’s most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, intelligence and collaborative performance improvement tools for global supply chains. Backed by a powerful technology platform and a global team of domain experts, EcoVadis’ easy-to-use and actionable sustainability scorecards provide detailed insight into environmental, social and ethical risks across 200+ purchasing categories and 160+ countries.

  • Textile firms 'not collecting enough supply chain data'

    Textile firms 'not collecting enough supply chain data'

    Over a third of firms in the fashion industry lack data on worker rights and safety in the supply chain, according to a survey.A report, by cotton sustainability organisation US Cotton Trust...

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  • Firms face fines for supply chain due diligence failures

    Firms face fines for supply chain due diligence failures

    Proposed legislation to make human rights due diligence throughout global supply chains mandatory in Germany will “ripple across tier one suppliers”, analysts have said. Victoria Gama, analyst at...

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  • £14bn of UK goods sourced from 'dubious supply chains'

    £14bn of UK goods sourced from 'dubious supply chains'

    Around £14bn of goods imported into the UK are sourced from “dubious supply chains”, a law firm has claimed.Law firm Bolt Burdon Kemp said £14bn of imported goods in 2019 were sourced from...

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  • Microsoft, Tiffany help carve out new responsible mining standard 

    Microsoft, Tiffany help carve out new responsible mining standard 

    Not many audits are 14 years in the making. But after almost a decade and a half of creating the most holistic and encompassing mining standard, the Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance...

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  • Refill revolution: Foile rolls out first refillable beauty retail outlet in Australia

    Refill revolution: Foile rolls out first refillable beauty retail outlet in Australia

    An Australian retailer has launched what it believes to be the nation’s first refillable beauty outlet, with the firm stating that the refillable revolution traditionally dominated by food and...

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  • CHT report outlines environmental gains 

    CHT report outlines environmental gains 

    A new sustainability report from the CHT Group points to reductions in water use, waste and energy by the textile chemical specialist which earlier this week was also a signatory to the new...

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  • New report reveals extent of microfibre pollution

    New report reveals extent of microfibre pollution

    A new study into the extent of plastic microfibre pollution from synthetic clothing found that an estimated 4,000 metric tons – or 13.3 quadrillion fibres – were released into California’s natural...

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  • Asda Commences Trial Run Of ‘Sustainability Store’ In Leeds

    Asda Commences Trial Run Of ‘Sustainability Store’ In Leeds

    UK retailer Asda has announced that it has commenced a test run of its ‘sustainability store’ in Middleton, Leeds.The outlet aims to help shoppers reduce, reuse and recycle with ease and the...

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  • Daymon Releases White Paper On The Impact Of COVID-19 On Sustainability

    Daymon Releases White Paper On The Impact Of COVID-19 On Sustainability

    Daymon has released a white paper entitled Sustainability Beyond the New Normal, which examines the impact of COVID-19 on sustainability, exploring challenges, initiatives and opportunities in the...

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  • Biogen Puts $250M Toward Protecting the Climate, Human Health, Social Justice

    Biogen Puts $250M Toward Protecting the Climate, Human Health, Social Justice

    With its commitment to eliminate fossil fuel use by 2040, Biogen aims to accelerate progress on improving air quality and addressing the harm being done to vulnerable communities around the...

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  • Collaboration, Not Competition, Is the Key to Affordable and Sustainable Fashion

    Collaboration, Not Competition, Is the Key to Affordable and Sustainable Fashion

    The U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol is a knowledge-sharing platform and partnership for the entire cotton supply chain. It offers brands and retailers better access to the cotton data that they need to...

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  • That’s the Spirit! Bacardi’s Biodegradable Bottle Latest Boon to Beverage Packaging

    That’s the Spirit! Bacardi’s Biodegradable Bottle Latest Boon to Beverage Packaging

    Set to arrive in 2023, the bottle — which will biodegrade in 18 months — will replace 80M plastic bottles currently produced by Bacardi across its portfolio of brands every year.Hot on the heels...

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  • Embracing Collaboration Is Key to Delivering the Low-Carbon World We Need

    Embracing Collaboration Is Key to Delivering the Low-Carbon World We Need

    A recent collaboration between Shell Energy and Wells Fargo shows how the corporate world has responded to the evolving market — and how using renewable energy just makes good business sense.The...

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  • Global collaboration is key to recovery and achieving the SDGs 

    Global collaboration is key to recovery and achieving the SDGs 

    The COVID-19 pandemic has stalled the advancement of the sustainable development goals (SDGs). It is creating many challenges, yet also it unveils opportunities to build back better. In this...

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  • PriestmanGoode designs sustainable, plastic-free takeout containers

    PriestmanGoode designs sustainable, plastic-free takeout containers

    PriestmanGoode is eliminating the need for single-use plastic with durable, sustainable takeout containers made from natural materials like Pinatex and mycelium.See it on Scoop.it, via Sustainable...

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  • Finnish stamps shine a harsh light on climate change

    Finnish stamps shine a harsh light on climate change

    The Finnish Post wanted to get the memo out about the climate crisis, but instead of using the internet, it went old school with snail mail. A series of new postage stamps designed by Finnish...

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  • Pennsylvania scientists develop 100% leather waste fiber made from scraps

    Pennsylvania scientists develop 100% leather waste fiber made from scraps

    After five years and $3 million worth of research and development, two Pennsylvania scientists have developed a proprietary process to create a brand new, 100% leather waste fiber. The company,...

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  • Airbus unveils world's first zero-emission commercial aircrafts

    Airbus unveils world's first zero-emission commercial aircrafts

    European aerospace corporation Airbus has unveiled three designs for the world’s first zero-emission commercial aircrafts that would rely on hydrogen as a primary power source. Collectively dubbed...

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  • While governments take a Covid-induced time out from sustainability, businesses should not

    While governments take a Covid-induced time out from sustainability, businesses should not

    Gone are the days of shareholder primacy when all that mattered were financial returns. In this new era of corporate sustainability, no issue unites stakeholders as urgently as climate...

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  • An unusual loan that made the sustainable finance world take notice 

    An unusual loan that made the sustainable finance world take notice 

    The loan, from Rabobank and Dutch development bank FMO, will enable global agricultural supply chain player Agrocorp to train farmers and improve environmental and social standards.See it on...

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