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  • Honduran palm oil sector commits to deforestation-free supply chain

    Honduran palm oil sector commits to deforestation-free supply chain

    The Honduran palm oil industry and government have committed to a deforestation-free palm oil supply chain that NGO Solidaridad has called "very positive". The public-private pledge was...

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  • Ecuador city recycling plastic bottles for bus tickets

    Ecuador city recycling plastic bottles for bus tickets

    Looking after the environment is paying off in Ecuador, at least for public transport users in the business hub of Guayaquil. A new scheme aimed at combating garbage and pollution allows people to...

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  • Abercrombie & Fitch Commits to 30% Water Reduction by 2022

    Abercrombie & Fitch Commits to 30% Water Reduction by 2022

    Abercrombie & Fitch Co., a global retailer of apparel and accessories, recently announced it has become a participant of the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate...

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  • Sustainable Land Management Critical to Combating Climate Change: IPCC Special Report

    Sustainable Land Management Critical to Combating Climate Change: IPCC Special Report

    The report cites the need to change the ways food is produced and land is managed to cut emissions and keep warming to below 1.5°C above preindustrial levels.   WG III Co-Chair Jim Skea explained...

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  • Barry Callebaut’s Forever Chocolate snags top spot in sustainability ranking

    Barry Callebaut’s Forever Chocolate snags top spot in sustainability ranking

    Sustainalytics, a third-party assessor, analyzed 229 packaged food companies for their environmental, social and governance risks. Barry Callebaut received the lowest risk rating.Among food...

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  • Sustainable sourcing at scale: H&M's approach

    Sustainable sourcing at scale: H&M's approach

    With 4,968 stores in more than 70 markets, the H&M Group is not known as a boutique retailer. The company, with nine brands including flagship H&M, works with 2,383 supplier factories worldwide....

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  • Canadian retailers are responding to consumer demands for sustainable seafood 

    Canadian retailers are responding to consumer demands for sustainable seafood 

    It’s getting easier to make sustainable seafood choices, thanks to co-operation between Canadian retailers and Seafood Progress, an online reporting program run by SeaChoice. For its second year...

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  • Concerns over responsible sourcing continue to climb

    Concerns over responsible sourcing continue to climb

    Concerns about ethical consumption often are associated with Gen Z. Young consumers’ demand for transparency from food companies is so strong that global consulting agency Futerra recently dubbed...

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  • Poor purchasing hurts refugee workers in Turkey

    Poor purchasing hurts refugee workers in Turkey

    Despite efforts by a small but growing group of European fashion brands and retailers to tackle exploitation of Syrian refugees in Turkish garment supply chains, the majority are still failing to...

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  • Thyssenkrupp targets 'climate-neutrality' after setting new science-based targets

    Thyssenkrupp targets 'climate-neutrality' after setting new science-based targets

    While ‘climate-neutrality’ by 2050 is, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), what is necessary to limit the global temperature increase to 1.5C, the SBTi approval is...

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  • CP Foods India to join sustainable fishmeal standard 

    CP Foods India to join sustainable fishmeal standard 

    One of India’s largest shrimp producers, CP Foods, has pledged to join the IFFO RS Improver Program (IFFO RS IP) this year, which would make it the first company in the country to apply for the...

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  • Environment and Climate Change Canada releases reports on Reducing Food Loss and Waste

    Environment and Climate Change Canada releases reports on Reducing Food Loss and Waste

    Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) has released a new report available online aimed at tackling food waste in Canada, Taking Stock: Reducing Food Loss and Waste. The foreword of the...

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  • Audi and Hydro: joint commitment to sustainable aluminum

    Audi and Hydro: joint commitment to sustainable aluminum

    The supply chain of the Audi e-tron* is becoming more sustainable: The aluminum producer Hydro now supplies sustainable aluminum for the battery housing of the first fully electric model of the...

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  • Molson Coors unveils 1.5C science-based targets, new sustainable packaging goals

    Molson Coors unveils 1.5C science-based targets, new sustainable packaging goals

    Molson Coors has today (12 August) published its new sustainability report, revealing that its new emissions targets have been approved in line with a 1.5C trajectory by the Science Based Targets...

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  • 2020 World Maritime Theme Focuses on Sustainability

    2020 World Maritime Theme Focuses on Sustainability

    "Sustainable shipping for a sustainable planet" has been selected as the World Maritime theme for 2020. The IMO Council, meeting for its 122nd session at IMO Headquarters in London, endorsed the...

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  • Volkswagen goes green with new supplier sustainability programme

    Volkswagen goes green with new supplier sustainability programme

    Volkswagen Group, for its recent very timely announcement that as of the first of this month, it has introduced a worldwide sustainability rating for its suppliers, saying that sustainability is...

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  • London university bans hamburgers to fight climate change

    London university bans hamburgers to fight climate change

    London’s Goldsmiths University is banning all beef products on campus to combat climate change. The university announced the new policy on Monday as one of many green policies and initiatives that...

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