IKEA has announced sustainability commitments as it launches its updated People and Planet Positive strategy at its Democratic Design Days in Älmhult, Sweden. The commitments, which will be achieved by 2030, aim to inspire and enable people to live more sustainably,
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NEVS, a leading Swedish electric vehicle manufacturer, takes another step towards autonomous drive, by using Phantom Auto’s teleoperation safety technology to ensure safe deployment of electric autonomous vehicles.
When we wash synthetic garments, tiny plastic fibres are released into the washing machine, which then find their way into the world’s oceans and waterways. It is estimated that trillions of these plastic fibres are released and will take centuries
Nature’s Finest, the premium potted fruit brand is this week, launching additional on-pack messaging with new lid stickers.
Network Rail has today announced plans to tackle three significant environmental issues in the country’s biggest and busiest rail stations.
Devon-based coffee roaster, Spiller & Tait, has released the results of its first annual survey of coffee drinking habits in UK households, which shows an increasing sophistication in the way people are making coffee as they strive to recreate at
Booths Poulton held another successful ‘Wine and Cheese’ event, which was hosted by specialist manager Ben James and licenced specialist Jean MacIntyre.
MediaCom study shows the public particularly value brands which produce environmentally-friendly products, do not test on animals and give back to the local community
Smurfit Kappa, global provider of innovative Bag-in-Box packaging solutions, has produced its 4 billionth Vitop tap.
Consumer interest in ecological, ethical and health issues related to packaging is becoming mainstream. Mintel consultant Richard Cope explains how all brands and manufacturers need to respond to avoid reputational damage and build trust with their customers
Smurfit Kappa’s pioneering MB12 carton is now available for primary packaging. The food-safe MB12 packaging helps customers to eliminate mineral oil migration with a sustainable solution. The Smurfit Kappa MB12 technology is designed to prevent the migration of mineral oil into
Corona and Parley for the Oceans launch creative fundraising platform ‘Clean Waves’ to fight marine plastic pollution
Today, Corona and Parley for the Oceans announce the evolution of their partnership: Clean Waves, a creative fundraising platform aimed at boosting the use eco innovative materials in fashion and industrial design. The first product launched, sunglasses, are made from
Camira will be showing Blazer at Clerkenwell Design Week 22-24 May, 2018 through a conceptual installation in our showroom, and telling the story of how this beautiful fabric is made starting with the wool fibre from sheep through to the
Smurfit Kappa has achieved a 26% reduction in CO2 emissions three years ahead of time, according to its annual Sustainable Development Report, which was published today. The packaging leader had set an ambitious target to reduce the relative total fossil
At Microsoft’s Build conference in Seattle, Starbucks took the stage to share how they’re innovating with Microsoft to help them create exceptional experiences – in the cloud and in the store – and enable partners (employees) to spend more time
Three small independent businesses from Greater Manchester and Cheshire have set up shop as part of a series of pop up retail and leisure outlets being introduced by Bruntwood.
British Airways is partnering with British specialty roaster, Union Hand-Roasted Coffee, to provide customers with great tasting coffee in the air and on the ground.
The world’s first rosemary extract drink, No1 Rosemary Water will be available in selected Waitrose stores across London and the UK from May 2018.
Steve Malkin, founder of The Planet Mark, welcomes the Government's plan to introduce a national plastic bottle and can deposit return scheme to crack down on our mounting plastic waste problem
B Corp, a global movement of pioneering companies that are using their business as a force for good, has revealed the first evidence that certified B Corps in the UK are experiencing disproportionate rates of growth, whilst also focusing on
While the public have long known about the health benefits of cycling – including promoting better mental health and assisting with weight loss – a recent study has also found riding a bicycle could actually save lives. As a green
Kellogg’s UK charges up as it pledges to ensure 100 per cent of its electricity consumption will be from renewable sources by 2050. Kellogg’s UK charges up as it pledges to ensure 100% of its electricity consumption will be from renewable
Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics has launched new in-store sustainable packaging as part of its commitment to using materials that can either be reused, recycled or composted. The company has collaborated with James Cropper 3D Products to create a bespoke piece of
Railway station coffee recycling scheme receives national recognition at prestigious green business awards
An innovative coffee recycling partnership between Network Rail and bio-bean, which has prevented an estimated 5,000 tonnes of CO2 from entering the atmosphere since April 2015, has received national recognition at the UK’s most prestigious green business awards. Last week, the
2016 was a remarkable year for the welfare of laying hens as many of the world’s most influential food companies made a wave of cage free commitments which spread from the US, to Europe and the UK, crossing all sectors