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  • JLL commits to net zero by 2030

    JLL commits to net zero by 2030

    Property consultancy giant JLL has pledged to make its own workplaces net zero and use its influence to drive wider adoption of the target across the sector. Property firm JLL has announced a new...

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  • VF Corp suspends sourcing of Brazilian leather due to Amazon fires concerns

    VF Corp suspends sourcing of Brazilian leather due to Amazon fires concerns

    VF Corporation, the owner of brands such as The North Face, Timberland and Vans, has announced that it will stop sourcing leather from Brazil, highlighting concerns over the environmental impact...

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  • New marine regulations could impact supply chains without proper planning, says Evolution Time Critical

    New marine regulations could impact supply chains without proper planning, says Evolution Time Critical

    Leading emergency logistics supplier Evolution Time Critical has warned the automotive sector to be extra vigilant with regard to its supply chain reliability in the light of new environmental...

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  • Whole Foods survey reveals millennials support mission-based brands and transparent food sourcing

    Whole Foods survey reveals millennials support mission-based brands and transparent food sourcing

    Quality is driving millennial food shopping more than ever with nearly 70% of respondents to a national online survey by Whole Foods stating that they are willing to spend more on "high quality...

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  • PH tycoons embrace sustainability in corporate operations 

    PH tycoons embrace sustainability in corporate operations 

    As the global community increasingly grapples with climate change, unprecedented natural disasters and social tension, Philippine tycoons embrace sustainability as an integral way of doing...

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  • Levi Strauss takes fresh steps to eliminate gender-based violence, water misuse, in supply chains

    Levi Strauss takes fresh steps to eliminate gender-based violence, water misuse, in supply chains

    Fashion giant Levi Strauss Co. has launched two new supply chain initiatives - one focused on protecting female supply chain workers, and the other centred around water stewardship - after an...

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  • Investors Demand To Address Human Rights Impacts Of Amazon Fires

    Investors Demand To Address Human Rights Impacts Of Amazon Fires

    All financial actors urged to review supply chains and business relationships to ensure they are not indirectly contributing to the conflagrations through deforestation as they have direct human...

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  • Start-up cuts carbon footprints, rewards conscious consumption, and ‘gives responsible brands an edge over less sustainable competitors’

    Start-up cuts carbon footprints, rewards conscious consumption, and ‘gives responsible brands an edge over less sustainable competitors’

    UK start-up Almond has developed an app that rewards shoppers for buying responsible brands, while helping to reduce and offset CO₂e emissions. “In a nutshell, we help consumers reduce their...

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  • Primark to enrol 160,000 farmers under its sustainable cotton initiative

    Primark to enrol 160,000 farmers under its sustainable cotton initiative

    Retailer Primark has expanded its Sustainable Cotton Programme into China, assisting with overall plans to train more than 160,000 independent cotton farmers in sustainable farming methods across...

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  • Equator Principles: Global banks failing to uphold environmental and social risk agreements

    Equator Principles: Global banks failing to uphold environmental and social risk agreements

    Led by Boston Common Asset Management, the coalition has urged global banks to pledge to and strengthen the Equator Principles, a voluntary global environmental and social risk management...

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  • Top fashion brands’ business practices are undermining progress on ending garment worker exploitation 

    Top fashion brands’ business practices are undermining progress on ending garment worker exploitation 

    The research found that social audits, intended to call out exploitation, are frequently manipulated and cheated by suppliers in order to retain business with brands. Suppliers complain that such...

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  • Kohl’s Aims for 100% Sustainably Sourced Cotton by 2025

    Kohl’s Aims for 100% Sustainably Sourced Cotton by 2025

    Kohl’s has made a commitment to sustainable sourcing, announcing today that it plans to achieve 100% sustainably sourced cotton in its proprietary brands by 2025 and that of its propriety brands...

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  • Bureau Veritas: ‘Businesses can no longer operate an opaque supply chain’

    Bureau Veritas: ‘Businesses can no longer operate an opaque supply chain’

    The research revealed a majority of UK consumers have made purchase decisions based on environmental or animal welfare concerns. Of those surveyed, 64% said that this had impacted their dietary...

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  • John Lewis applies for water self-supply licence in first for UK retail

    John Lewis applies for water self-supply licence in first for UK retail

    John Lewis & Partners has become the first UK retailer to apply for a water self-supply licence, in a bid to reduce water use and deliver savings. John Lewis has not yet set a time-bound,...

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