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  • The Iconic launches Considered feature that allows customers to shop sustainable fashion

    The Iconic launches Considered feature that allows customers to shop sustainable fashion

    A leading fashion retailer website has launched a new feature to help customers shop consciously online. The Iconic has introduced 'Considered', which is a new environmentally-friendly service...

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  • Bhumi Ethically Made 100% Organic Cotton Bed Sheets

    Bhumi Ethically Made 100% Organic Cotton Bed Sheets

    Australian organic bedding company Bhumi is one such brand producing high-quality organic cotton bed sheets. In addition to being an environmentally conscious brand, Bhumi is also socially...

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  • Climate-change investing moves beyond the big oil companies 

    Climate-change investing moves beyond the big oil companies 

    Investors are pushing big companies to do better on the environment. And their focus isn't just on big oil and power companies. In the next few weeks, Amazon shareholders will vote on a proposal...

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  • De Beers expands pilot scheme in Sierra Leone to sell ethically sourced diamonds

    De Beers expands pilot scheme in Sierra Leone to sell ethically sourced diamonds

    Anglo American’s De Beers is stepping up efforts to remove conflict diamonds from the market by expanding a pilot program in Sierra Leone, which is set to help trace the route of precious stones...

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  • Coles and Woolworths urged to boycott suppliers linked to the exploitation of migrant workers 

    Coles and Woolworths urged to boycott suppliers linked to the exploitation of migrant workers 

    The Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility (ACCR) has raised concerns with both supermarkets about the accreditation of labour-hire providers in their domestic supply chains. ACCR...

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  • Micronic leads the industry with sustainable laboratory products

    Micronic leads the industry with sustainable laboratory products

    Micronic has joined an elite group of manufacturers committed to product transparency and sustainable procurement. Two of Micronic’s most popular 2D Data-Matrix Coded Screw-Cap Tubes, the 1.40 mL...

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  • Walmart Releases ESG Report Showing 28% of Its Electricity Needs are Supplied by Renewable Energy

    Walmart Releases ESG Report Showing 28% of Its Electricity Needs are Supplied by Renewable Energy

    Walmart Inc. recently issued its inaugural Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report, which details the company’s goals, progress and achievements for fiscal year 2019 toward its...

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  • Tesco slashes food waste by 17% in one year

    Tesco slashes food waste by 17% in one year

    Supermarket giant Tesco has published its annual food waste figures, revealing that it wasted 17% less food by weight during 2018-19 than during the previous 12-month period.See it on Scoop.it,...

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  • Packaging sustainability must start in the supply chain

    Packaging sustainability must start in the supply chain

    From wine through the post to sports drinks in seaweed, packaging is visibly going green. Lucozade Ribena Suntory distributed 36,000 Lucozade Sport gels encased in Ooho's edible seaweed packaging...

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  • Report: Fashion sector stalling on sustainability progress, with high street giants holding industry back

    Report: Fashion sector stalling on sustainability progress, with high street giants holding industry back

    The global fashion industry's overall efforts to operate more sustainability have slowed by one-third on a year-on-year basis, with actions failing to decouple emissions from the sector's rapid...

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  • Brazil: Piquiá community fights against mining industry’s human rights abuses

    Brazil: Piquiá community fights against mining industry’s human rights abuses

    The report provides an assessment revealing the lack of implementation of the recommendations formulated to responsible actors in a 2011 report, as well as encouraging the progress achieved by the...

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  • Skanska UK pledges to become a carbon-neutral business by 2045

    Skanska UK pledges to become a carbon-neutral business by 2045

    Construction and property development giant Skanska has committed to reduce the carbon emissions of its UK business to zero by 2045, without purchasing carbon credits for offsetting.See it on...

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  • Ball secures two VPPAs for 100% renewable energy in North America

    Ball secures two VPPAs for 100% renewable energy in North America

    Ball Corporation has completed two virtual power purchase agreements (VPPAs) that would allow it move to 100 percent renewable energy in its North American operations. According to its...

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  • PVH reveals ambitious sustainability goals

    PVH reveals ambitious sustainability goals

    PVH Corp. on Monday announced its corporate responsibility strategy, dubbed "Forward Fashion" to increase transparency and sustainable practices, according to a company press release. The company...

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