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  • How procurement can solve the Scope 3 emission challenge

    How procurement can solve the Scope 3 emission challenge

    With corporate social responsibility (CSR) seeing the largest increase of any CPO priority between 2019 and 2021 (Deloitte 2021) and more than half of FTSE100 companies committing to carbon...

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  • The Myth of Sustainable Fashion

    The Myth of Sustainable Fashion

    Few industries tout their sustainability credentials more forcefully than the fashion industry. But the sad truth is that despite high-profile attempts at innovation, it’s failed to reduce its...

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  • Nestlé cuts sugar, adopts more sustainable packaging for Carnation Breakfast Essentials

    Nestlé cuts sugar, adopts more sustainable packaging for Carnation Breakfast Essentials

    Nestlé Health Science is reducing the added sugar in its ready-to-drink and powder Carnation Breakfast Essentials brand by 25%, the food giant said in a statement.The drink product also now comes...

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  • Prada to donate materials from fashion shows

    Prada to donate materials from fashion shows

    Luxury fashion giant Prada has committed to collecting and distributing materials used in its annual catwalk events to circular businesses and academic institutes.Since January 2020, the Italian...

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  • Achieving supply-chain resiliency amid disruption 

    Achieving supply-chain resiliency amid disruption 

    While current headlines about product shortages and empty shelves have highlighted the importance of the supply chain, that process began in early 2020. Companies that had labored to create a lean...

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  • Rent the Runway campaign targets fast fashion

    Rent the Runway campaign targets fast fashion

    Rental fashion firm Rent the Runway (RTR) has launched a ‘Fast Fashion Free’ campaign to encourage consumers to donate “unwearable” garments.The company has teamed up with Green Tree Textiles...

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  • Manufacturing and Compliance Leaders Join Forces to Launch Traceability Solutions

    Manufacturing and Compliance Leaders Join Forces to Launch Traceability Solutions

    Décor and retraced aim to aid fashion's biggest players to build transparent supply chains.The partnership is building a chain-of-custody traceability tool that provides retailers and brands...

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  • New York plans sustainable fashion act 

    New York plans sustainable fashion act 

    New legislation which would hold all major fashion brands accountable for human rights and environmental issues in their global supply chains is being proposed for the US state of New York.The...

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  • What’s Behind the New Urgency Driving Sustainability Initiatives?

    What’s Behind the New Urgency Driving Sustainability Initiatives?

    The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated many things in the business world, but one item that temporarily fell off the priority list was sustainability. In a survey of 750 executives, Deloitte found that...

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  • The Tipping Point: Why Sustainability Will Trigger Exponential Growth

    The Tipping Point: Why Sustainability Will Trigger Exponential Growth

    We are currently at a tipping point in terms of sustainability: our planet is at a tipping point and so is our society, our economy and every one of us as individuals. In the next few years,...

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  • Report Presents Decarbonization of Fashion Industry as $1T Investment Opportunity

    Report Presents Decarbonization of Fashion Industry as $1T Investment Opportunity

    A new report — co-authored by Fashion for Good and the Apparel Impact Institute (Aii) and sponsored by HSBC — for the first time charts a trajectory for the industry to meet the net-zero ambition,...

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  • Incorporating a Circular Economy Into the Supply Chain

    Incorporating a Circular Economy Into the Supply Chain

    With a supply chain that extends to over 60 countries, Dow views supply chain sustainability as a key enabler of our overall corporate sustainability strategy. That’s why we have made...

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  • PCR & Ocean-Bound Plastic Both Have a Place in Sustainable Beauty

    PCR & Ocean-Bound Plastic Both Have a Place in Sustainable Beauty

    Big Plastic (and Big Oil) have a five-decade lead and massive economies of scale that will take a little longer to match in terms of costs and simplicity. But working with the right partners and...

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  • Goodyear New Sustainable Tire Cutting Down Petroleum Use, Emissions

    Goodyear New Sustainable Tire Cutting Down Petroleum Use, Emissions

    With a goal to produce a tire from completely sustainable sources, which in turn will help eliminate the use of petroleum and cut down on emissions during production, Goodyear says it has produced...

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  • The next frontier of sustainable procurement

    The next frontier of sustainable procurement

    How leading companies can and should support mid-sized firms to deliver the latest wave of changeOver the past three decades, sustainable procurement has slowly become an accepted part of doing...

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  • Paper packaging solves some sustainability issues, not all

    Paper packaging solves some sustainability issues, not all

    Where plastics fail in biodegradability and recyclability, some companies are turning to paper packaging, which doesn’t entirely get brands out of the woods of meeting sustainability goals.Paper...

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  • Samsung's CES 2022 keynote leans into sustainability, customization and device concepts

    Samsung's CES 2022 keynote leans into sustainability, customization and device concepts

    Samsung's CES 2022 keynote on Tuesday was light on standalone products in favor of device concepts, customization and an even greater emphasis on sustainability than in years past. The company...

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  • Most companies now have environmental sustainability policies

    Most companies now have environmental sustainability policies

    The majority of businesses are currently adopting environmental sustainability practices, according to a new study. However, fewer than one-in-ten firms are actually focusing on reducing their...

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  • Circular economy: L’Oréal secures its recycled plastic supply-chain with Veolia

    Circular economy: L’Oréal secures its recycled plastic supply-chain with Veolia

    Making cosmetic packaging with recycled plastic can avoid between 50% to 70% of CO2 emissions compared to a standard bottle. Hence, the demand for high-quality recycled plastics tends to increase...

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  • JetBlue Launches Sustainability Program for Corp. Customers 

    JetBlue Launches Sustainability Program for Corp. Customers 

    JetBlue has launched a program designed to help corporate customers reduce business travel emissions and meet sustainability targets, the airline announced Wednesday, with Biogen, Deloitte, ICF...

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