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  • ICLEI Brief Urges Reduced Emissions from Food and Agriculture

    ICLEI Brief Urges Reduced Emissions from Food and Agriculture

    A policy brief by the Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI) Cities Biodiversity Center (CBC) and 13 other organizations calls on governments and the climate community to address food and...

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  • Report: Scottish farmers could 'comfortably' slash emissions by over a third

    Report: Scottish farmers could 'comfortably' slash emissions by over a third

    A focus on more climate-friendly farming techniques rather than major land use change could deliver deep decarbonisation from sector.See it on Scoop.it, via Sustainable Procurement News

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  • Mineral supply for green tech should be part of climate negotiations

    Mineral supply for green tech should be part of climate negotiations

    An international team of researchers published a paper in Science stating that the global low-carbon revolution could be at risk unless new international agreements and governance mechanisms are...

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  • 5 Challenges Facing Retail in 2020 

    5 Challenges Facing Retail in 2020 

    The start of a new decade shines a spotlight on the hurdles and opportunities that lay ahead for the retail industry. In a new report, research company GlobalData identified the key challenges...

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  • Hemp in good hands for food and beverage companies

    Hemp in good hands for food and beverage companies

    Finally, food and beverage manufacturers can use hemp with certainty.With over 20 years of experience in developing functional ingredients, Applied Food Sciences is now bringing confidence to...

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  • Tommy Hilfiger, Lewis Hamilton Team Up For Most Sustainable Collab Yet 

    Tommy Hilfiger, Lewis Hamilton Team Up For Most Sustainable Collab Yet 

    Tommy Hilfiger and Lewis Hamilton are teaming up yet again. This time for a collaboration celebrating sustainability. For their fourth collection together, more than 75% of the styles are sourced...

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  • Ecovadis inks $200 million investment to rate companies’ supply chain sustainability

    Ecovadis inks $200 million investment to rate companies’ supply chain sustainability

    Ecovadis focuses on procurement practices to create sustainability scorecards for more than 60,000 companies. The company says its ratings system is used by more than 450 corporations’ procurement...

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  • SAICM Details Efforts to Reduce Chemicals of Concern in Textiles, Toys, Building Materials and Electronics 

    SAICM Details Efforts to Reduce Chemicals of Concern in Textiles, Toys, Building Materials and Electronics 

    The Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) has published a policy brief that addresses chemicals of concern in products, and efforts to minimize their adverse effects on...

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  • H&M, Muji, Uniqlo and Adidas under scrutiny over Chinese “forced labour” supply chain

    H&M, Muji, Uniqlo and Adidas under scrutiny over Chinese “forced labour” supply chain

    A new report detailing the alleged use of forced labour at Chinese cotton production plants has brought Western fashion brands and their supply chains under renewed scrutiny.Adidas, H&M and Gap...

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  • Tesco halts production at Chinese factory over alleged 'forced' labour

    Tesco halts production at Chinese factory over alleged 'forced' labour

    Tesco has suspended production of charity Christmas cards at a factory in China after a six-year-old girl found a message from workers inside one.The note, found by Florence Widdicombe, was...

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  • The Dark Side of the Glittering World: A Report on Exploitation in Toy Factories in China

    The Dark Side of the Glittering World: A Report on Exploitation in Toy Factories in China

    The toy industry’s long-lasting existence has brought joy to children all over the world. However, when we take into account the supply chains that produce these toys, we see Chinese workers being...

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  • Apple, Foxconn Broke a Chinese Labor Law for IPhone Production 

    Apple, Foxconn Broke a Chinese Labor Law for IPhone Production 

    Apple Inc. and manufacturing partner Foxconn violated a Chinese labor rule by using too many temporary staff in the world’s largest iPhone factory, the companies confirmed following a report that...

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