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  • Morrisons the first supermarket to ban fruit plastic packaging

    Morrisons the first supermarket to ban fruit plastic packaging

    Morrisons is to become the first supermarket chain to remove packaging from its fruit and vegetables. The company said customers would be able to choose from up to 127 varieties of fruit and veg...

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  • Sustainability standards are needed on a wider scale

    Sustainability standards are needed on a wider scale

    Industries need to do more to implement minimum sustainability standards, according to procurement leaders.  During a panel discussion at the CIPS/Supply Management Forum in London, a delegate...

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  • Google to develop tool for responsible textile sourcing

    Google to develop tool for responsible textile sourcing

    Google is developing a tool which will use data analytics and machine-learning to enable fashion brands to make responsible sourcing decisions. The project, which was announced at the Copenhagen...

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  • UK urged to 'lead by example' on slavery as top state suppliers flout law

    UK urged to 'lead by example' on slavery as top state suppliers flout law

    Britain is failing to lead by example in efforts to stop modern slavery as nearly a third of the government's top suppliers are flouting a landmark anti-slavery law, analysts said on Monday. About...

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  • Tiny East Timor to become world's first plastic-neutral nation

    Tiny East Timor to become world's first plastic-neutral nation

    In a region where seas are awash with trash, East Timor is set to become the world's first country to recycle all its plastic waste after it teamed up with Australian researchers on Friday to...

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  • Verizon goes carbon neutral by 2035 

    Verizon goes carbon neutral by 2035 

    Verizon is strengthening its commitment to sustainability today, announcing the company will go carbon neutral by 2035 in its Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions. This will be achieved through a...

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  • World Bank launches new fund to support ‘climate-smart’ mining for low carbon tech

    World Bank launches new fund to support ‘climate-smart’ mining for low carbon tech

    The World Bank has launched what is claimed to be the first ever fund dedicated to making mining for the low carbon energy transition “climate-smart” and sustainable. The Climate-Smart Mining...

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  • Skullcandy and POW Team Up to Combat Climate Change

    Skullcandy and POW Team Up to Combat Climate Change

    Skullcandy, Inc., the original lifestyle audio brand, announced that it is proudly partnering with Protect Our Winters (POW), an environmental nonprofit to fund their efforts to turn passionate...

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  • Mercedes-Benz targets carbon neutral fleet by 2039

    Mercedes-Benz targets carbon neutral fleet by 2039

    Mercedes-Benz has set a target to ensure its new passenger car fleet is carbon neutral by 2039. It has also committed to ensure plug-in hybrids or all-electric vehicles (EVs) make up more than 50%...

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  • Glasgow aims to become UK's first net-zero emissions city

    Glasgow aims to become UK's first net-zero emissions city

    Glasgow aims to become the first city in Britain to be carbon-neutral in a drive to tackle climate change. Glasgow City Council, working with ScottishPower, has pledged to make Britain's...

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  • Forced Labor Issues Boost Scrutiny for Fashion at the Ports 

    Forced Labor Issues Boost Scrutiny for Fashion at the Ports 

    Congress and customs officers are increasingly wary of imports made with forced labor, but the global supply chain remains tough to police.  See it on Scoop.it, via Sustainable Procurement News

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  • US legislation would aid domestic mining of EV materials

    US legislation would aid domestic mining of EV materials

    A US senator is about to introduce legislation which looks to boost the domestic mining of materials like lithium and graphite for electric vehicles, according to a report. US Senator Lisa...

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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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