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  • Smithfield Foods sets landmark environmental goal

    Smithfield Foods sets landmark environmental goal

    Smithfield Foods Inc. announced a new commitment to reduce overall solid waste sent to landfills 75% by 2025. This includes certifying at least 35 of its facilities in the U.S., or three-quarters...

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  • Onus on firms to show supply chains free of deforestation

    Onus on firms to show supply chains free of deforestation

    Companies unable or unwilling to eliminate deforestation from their supply chains must “avoid high-risk commodities entirely”, according to Greenpeace. In a report the campaign group said a survey...

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  • Ralph Lauren announces new sustainability goals

    Ralph Lauren announces new sustainability goals

    Luxury fashion retailer Ralph Lauren has revealed ‘Design the Change’, a new set of global citizenship and sustainability strategy and goals which it hopes will “bring clarity and focus to how...

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  • Cargill CEO says industry will 'fall short' of 2020 goals to end deforestation

    Cargill CEO says industry will 'fall short' of 2020 goals to end deforestation

    "Despite our collective efforts, industry is poised to fall short of a 2020 goal to eliminate deforestation in key supply chains, including beef, soy and palm oil. That is hard for me to admit –...

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  • More than 100 food organisations pledge to halve food waste

    More than 100 food organisations pledge to halve food waste

    More than 100 UK food sector organisations including Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Asda have pledged to halve food waste by 2030. Firms signed up to the pledge following the Step Up to the...

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  • Sekisui Chemical Launches New Global Website to Teach About SDGs

    Sekisui Chemical Launches New Global Website to Teach About SDGs

    SEKISUI has launched the SEKISUI SDGs Academy, a global website for the next generation to learn about Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This website is the Japanese chemical manufacturer’s...

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  • BASF, Estée Lauder, RSPO Partner to Enhance Sustainable Palm Oil Production

    BASF, Estée Lauder, RSPO Partner to Enhance Sustainable Palm Oil Production

    The Estée Lauder Companies (ELC) has partnered with BASF, international development NGO Solidaridad and the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) on a three-year project to promote sustainable...

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  • Nestle targets developing a 100 per cent recyclable package

    Nestle targets developing a 100 per cent recyclable package

    Nestle, a Nutrition Health and Wellness Company, through its Research and Development Centre hopes to come up with packages that are 100 per cent recyclable as part of solution plastic menace....

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  • CPG companies haven't shown significant progress on sustainability goals, report claims

    CPG companies haven't shown significant progress on sustainability goals, report claims

    A Greenpeace report claimed that "not a single company was able to demonstrate meaningful effort to eradicate deforestation from its supply chain." The environmental organization challenged in...

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  • 22 million trees planted in Scotland to help meet 'global climate emergency'

    22 million trees planted in Scotland to help meet 'global climate emergency'

    “In Scotland alone, around 9.5 million tonnes of CO2 each year are removed from the atmosphere by our forests – this is a clear example of why an increase in tree planting is so important in the...

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  • France to set penalties on goods packaged with non-recycled plastic in 2019

    France to set penalties on goods packaged with non-recycled plastic in 2019

    France plans to introduce a penalty system next year that would increase the cost of consumer goods with packaging made of non-recycled plastic, part of a pledge to use only recycled plastic...

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  • Molson Coors’ Newest Sustainable Farming Initiatives Build Future-Proof Beer

    Molson Coors’ Newest Sustainable Farming Initiatives Build Future-Proof Beer

    The Molson Coors Brewing Company, one of the world’s largest beer producers, is helping its barley growers better understand the impact of weather conditions on crops and adopt more sustainable...

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  • Heineken rewards idea for making beer production greener 

    Heineken rewards idea for making beer production greener 

    Heineken Hungary has rewarded university studentsʼ ideas for greener beer production under the "Drop the C" (Dobd a C-t) sustainability competition, according to a press release sent to the...

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  • Merck expects extra cost of sustainability to 'wash out over time'

    Merck expects extra cost of sustainability to 'wash out over time'

    Business-to-business (B2B) companies should be considering the sustainability of their packaging as much as consumer goods companies, according to pharma firm Merck.See it on Scoop.it, via...

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