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  • Amazon unveils three renewable energy projects in US and Spain

    Amazon unveils three renewable energy projects in US and Spain

    Tech giant Amazon, in aid of its pledge to use 80% renewable energy across its operations by 2024 and 100% by 2030, has unveiled plans for three new renewable energy projects to be based in the US...

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  • SBTi approves PVH climate change targets 

    SBTi approves PVH climate change targets 

    PVH Corp, one of the world’s largest apparel companies, has received approval of its absolute greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction targets by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi).PVH,...

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  • UNFCCC signatories call for government collaboration

    UNFCCC signatories call for government collaboration

    Major fashion brand signatories of the United Nations’ Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action (UNFCCC) have endorsed a communique which invites governments the world over to collaborate with...

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  • European Green Deal outlines plastic reduction, circular economy future focus by 2050

    European Green Deal outlines plastic reduction, circular economy future focus by 2050

    Leading against single-use plastics, further slashing carbon emissions and building circular business models are some of the key goals outlined in the European Commission’s Green Deal.Published...

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  • Musgrave puts climate action ‘front and centre’ with new sustainability strategy

    Musgrave puts climate action ‘front and centre’ with new sustainability strategy

    Pursuing climate actions and embracing sustainability are no longer a “nice to have” feel-good blanket as a company’s seeks to market itself to the world; they have to become core to operations....

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  • Ikea to invest £171m in nature and clean power under 'climate positive' pledge

    Ikea to invest £171m in nature and clean power under 'climate positive' pledge

    The package will fund two strategies, the first of which is designed to support Ikea’s ambition to use 100% renewable energy across its direct operations and supply chains within the next...

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  • Britvic enters long-term agreement for supply of recycled plastic

    Britvic enters long-term agreement for supply of recycled plastic

    Britvic has entered a long-term agreement with Esterform Packaging for the supply of recycled plastic (rPET), as part of its sustainability programme.The soft drinks producer and distribution will...

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  • S&D Coffee & Tea Releases 2019 Sustainability Report

    S&D Coffee & Tea Releases 2019 Sustainability Report

    As the industry landscape continues to evolve, S&D is committed to bringing effective sustainable solutions to the forefront of its business. The report highlights the company’s role in creating...

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  • Metso’s GHG targets recognised as ‘science-based’

    Metso’s GHG targets recognised as ‘science-based’

    Metso’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emission targets have won the approval of the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), demonstrating the mining equipment and service provider is doing its fair share...

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  • Firms with Science-Based Targets to pump $18bn into climate spending

    Firms with Science-Based Targets to pump $18bn into climate spending

    First-ever assessment of the impact of the Science-Based Target initiative since its launch in 2015 reveals wide-ranging action from large companies. Companies with Science-Based Targets will...

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  • P&G India Launches $27.9 Mn Fund To Support Cleantech Startups

    P&G India Launches $27.9 Mn Fund To Support Cleantech Startups

    Multinational consumer goods corporation Procter & Gamble India, on Thursday, announced the launch of INR 200 Cr ($27.9 Mn) Environmental Sustainability Fund. With this, the company is looking to...

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  • Valio announces goal to be carbon neutral by 2035

    Valio announces goal to be carbon neutral by 2035

    Finnish dairy manufacturer Valio will aim to be carbon neutral by 2035, in a move to provide sustainability produced food ingredients to food manufactures.As an ingredient supplier, Valio claims...

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  • Mulberry introduces its first-ever 100% eco leather bag

    Mulberry introduces its first-ever 100% eco leather bag

    Mulberry has released a 100 per cent sustainable leather bag range to meet the demand of eco-conscious consumers.The luxury retailer said it will “focus on creating a positive change and a...

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  • Ellen MacArthur Foundation Makes Strides Cleaning Up The Dirty Business Of Jeans

    Ellen MacArthur Foundation Makes Strides Cleaning Up The Dirty Business Of Jeans

    This past July, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation launched an ambitious program called Jeans Redesign. The goal was to raise awareness of the negative environmental impacts of jeans production...

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  • Kingspan and Cargill unveil Paris-aligned climate strategies

    Kingspan and Cargill unveil Paris-aligned climate strategies

    Kingspan’s new climate programme, entitled ‘Planet Passionate’, builds on the company’s existing science-based target to cut emissions by 10% by 2025, against a 2017 baseline.  It commits Kingspan...

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  • EC to propose climate neutrality law next spring 

    EC to propose climate neutrality law next spring 

    The European Commission is set to propose a new law to help the EU achieve climate neutrality in three decades, with the document including the creation of a "just transition fund" to help...

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  • Creative Industries Form Pact to Advance Climate Action, SDGs 

    Creative Industries Form Pact to Advance Climate Action, SDGs 

    A group of 60 stakeholders launched the Creative Industries Pact for Sustainable Action, a global initiative to engage film studios, unions and other members of creative industries...

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  • Pernod Ricard Winemakers First Large Australian Wine Company to Achieve 100% Renewable Electricity

    Pernod Ricard Winemakers First Large Australian Wine Company to Achieve 100% Renewable Electricity

    Pernod Ricard Winemakers has become the first large wine company in Australia to achieve 100% renewable electricity. The commitment was achieved ahead of schedule and will ensure that all wines...

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  • EU-wide approach to due diligence needed to regulate cacao sector, manufacturers and NGOs say

    EU-wide approach to due diligence needed to regulate cacao sector, manufacturers and NGOs say

    Some of the world’s biggest chocolate manufacturers have called on the EU to strengthen human rights and environmental due diligence requirements of companies in global cocoa supply chains.The...

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  • Colombia’s artisanal gold miners now part of a traceable global supply chain

    Colombia’s artisanal gold miners now part of a traceable global supply chain

    A group of international organizations, led by Switzerland’s Better Gold Initiative (BGI), has extended their responsible mining initiative to hundreds of artisanal gold miners from El Chocó,...

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