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  • Circular solution reduces plastic waste in Australian wine industry

    Circular solution reduces plastic waste in Australian wine industry

    The program has recycled 1500km of drip tube this year, yielding 110 tonnes of resin that has been turned into irrigation pipe and plastic-coated vineyard posts.It is a rare recycling success...

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  • Ferrero Group Pledges To Commit To 100% Sustainable Packaging

    Ferrero Group Pledges To Commit To 100% Sustainable Packaging

    The Ferrero Group has announced its commitment plans to make all of its packaging 100% reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025, according to its recently released Corporate Social...

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  • The Body Shop Community Trade plastics global roll out in three years

    The Body Shop Community Trade plastics global roll out in three years

    The Body Shop has spent two years building a solid supply chain with Plastics for Change in India to source Fair Trade recycled plastic and plans to integrate these materials across its global...

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  • British armed forces supplied by Brazilian meat firm linked to Amazon deforestation, corruption: Report

    British armed forces supplied by Brazilian meat firm linked to Amazon deforestation, corruption: Report

    The British military sourced beef for ration packs from Brazilian meatpacker JBS despite its history of corruption, poor environmental record and links to human rights abuses.Ration packs supplied...

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  • McKinsey Apparel CPO Survey Shows Sourcing is Moving To Sustainability 

    McKinsey Apparel CPO Survey Shows Sourcing is Moving To Sustainability 

    Sustainability has long since ceased to be a nice-to-have for the apparel industry, but greening supply chains is not going to come easy. In the next five years, sourcing executives are...

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  • Tech companies join forces to promote ethical sourcing of minerals

    Tech companies join forces to promote ethical sourcing of minerals

    Two companies have joined forces with the idea of helping tech companies that make use of minerals guarantee the ethical sourcing of such elements and the sharing of information in a secure...

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  • Human Rights Challenges Flying Below Radar for Renewables

    Human Rights Challenges Flying Below Radar for Renewables

    Our research shows that labor rights issues are present in renewable energy supply chains, including in the manufacturing of solar panels and the cultivation of palm oil and sugarcane used in...

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  • Bureau Veritas urges food industry to go full circle on sustainability

    Bureau Veritas urges food industry to go full circle on sustainability

    While welcoming the UK’s Net Zero pledge, the sustainability authority, Bureau Veritas has asserted that a transition to the circular economy business model will be a key initiative if the UK is...

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  • Oxfam alleges abuse in UK supermarket supply chains

    Oxfam alleges abuse in UK supermarket supply chains

    Workers on farms and plantations that supply big UK supermarkets are being subjected to poverty and human rights abuses, according to Oxfam.See it on Scoop.it, via Sustainable Procurement News

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  • Corbion makes bold pledge to cut carbon emissions

    Corbion makes bold pledge to cut carbon emissions

    Corbion, the Dutch based leading global supplier of sustainable biobased food and biochemical ingredients, today announced an ambitious carbon footprint reduction target: to slash one-third of its...

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  • Mondelez: End Child Labor in Your Chocolate Supply Chain

    Mondelez: End Child Labor in Your Chocolate Supply Chain

    Eliminate child labor from the chocolate supply chain for Cadbury, Milka, and other popular brands. Mondelez, the parent company of Cadbury, Milka, and other popular chocolates, received a “D”...

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  • Naveena Denim Mills Commits to United Nations Global Compact 

    Naveena Denim Mills Commits to United Nations Global Compact 

    Pakistan-based Naveena Denim Mills is the latest to join the UNGC as a signatory company, committing to promote the 10 principles of the UNGC and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals...

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  • NGOs expose rights abuses in EU supermarket supply chains

    NGOs expose rights abuses in EU supermarket supply chains

    More than 80 NGOs and trade organisations called on the EU institutions to deliver new legislation that establishes a mandatory human rights and environmental framework for businesses and...

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  • Cotton On and Target Australia stop buying cotton from Xinjiang over human rights concerns 

    Cotton On and Target Australia stop buying cotton from Xinjiang over human rights concerns 

    Cotton On and Target Australia have stopped sourcing cotton from China's Xinjiang province due to concerns about mass human rights abuses there by Chinese authorities.See it on Scoop.it, via...

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  • E-tailers asked to reduce single-use plastic, develop sustainable packaging 

    E-tailers asked to reduce single-use plastic, develop sustainable packaging 

    The commerce and industry ministry has advised e-commerce companies to gradually slash single-use plastic in packaging of products being sold through their platforms, in line with the government's...

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  • Finisterre first to use 'marine-safe' packaging

    Finisterre first to use 'marine-safe' packaging

    UK surf specialist Finisterre has become the first fashion brand to wrap its garments in ‘marine-safe’ bags made from Aquapak polymer which do not break down into microplastics in the ocean or on...

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