Today, pioneering social enterprise and ethical water company, Belu, has announced that it will become the first water company in the UK to make 100% of its plastic bottles from 100% recycled plastic bottles.
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ZeroWater: the only water filter brand that removes 99.6% of all tap water impurities. The equivalent of purified bottled water.
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.
Stella Artois and Matt Damon’s Water.org launch campaign to stop women’s water-collecting journeys in developing world
Today, with the support of Water.org and its co-founders Matt Damon and Gary White, Stella Artois launched its first global social impact campaign ‘Buy a Lady a Drink’ to drive awareness of the global water crisis and help provide solutions. Every day,
Global innovation and collaboration were the big winners at last night’s 2degrees Champions Awards, as it showcased the companies and individuals pushing the boundaries of sustainable business. The awards – the only ones entirely voted for by industry peers –
Belu, the ethical UK water brand, is delighted to announce the extension of its partnership with WaterAid, which will see the social enterprise donate at least £1m to the clean water charity by 2020. The announcement comes ahead of World
Unilever’s biggest food brand Knorr has announced great progress on its commitment to sustainably sourcing its agricultural ingredients and revealed the results of a new global consumer survey looking at shopping attitudes and purchase behaviour. The study shows food sustainability
Professional network of sustainability professionals, 2degrees, has announced the shortlist for its inaugural Sustainability Champions Awards 2013. It shortlist includes a broad range of organisations both large and small, recognising innovation, best practice and outstanding contributions. Martin Chilcott, CEO of 2degrees,
Ethical trading organisation, Twin, has launched an initiative called Adapt Now to help businesses secure smallholder supply chains in a changing climate. Adapt Now’s first project, delivered in partnership with Marks & Spencer (M&S), coffee roaster Matthew Algie and Twin,
Unilever has announced more than 50% of its factories have achieved the goal of sending no waste to landfill in 2012. And the manufacturer said it is stretching its original target for 100% zero waste to landfill further by bringing
Asda is expanding its Sustain & Save Exchange programme for suppliers, following the news that it has saved £13m through sustainability innovations over the past year. The scheme, which launched in early 2012, enables Asda and its suppliers to share
Waitrose has teamed up with Start, the sustainable living initiative inspired by HRH The Prince of Wales, to launch a campaign across its 284 shops, to help people take their next steps towards greener living. The Start September initiative will feature a selection of
Tesco has expanded its online hub, which encourages suppliers to collaborate on reducing their carbon emissions. The ‘Knowledge Hub’, which is managed by 2degrees is now claimed to be the world’s largest ever on-line collaboration between retail suppliers. The Tesco
Swedish fashion retailer H&M has published its 2011 Conscious Actions Sustainability Report, marking 10 years of sustainability reporting at H&M. Highlights from the report are: More than 442 000 workers in Bangladesh have been trained on their rights by H&M since 2008
Danone reports it has reduced its carbon footprint by 22% since 2008 and is on target to achieve its four-year goal of a 30% reduction by 2012 by integrating measurements within its IT systems. Danone has teamed up with SAP
Erlenbacher, one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of premium frozen cakes and desserts for the food service industry, reports it is working to make its business more sustainable. The company has teamed up with the German Centre for Sustainable Corporate Management
Asda has launched an online hub for its meat, produce and bakery suppliers to collaborate on improving their water, energy and waste efficiency. Working with the online community of sustainability experts, 2degrees, Asda has set up the The Asda Sustain
Waitrose is to open a biomass energy centre at its new Bracknell store, which it claims will reduce carbon emissions by more than 1,000 tonnes a year. MITIE, the strategic outsourcing and energy services company, has started work on the
Sustain Lincolnshire, a programme led by Lincolnshire County Council, which aims to help local businesses become more competitive and reduce their carbon footprints, has developed a 10 Quick Wins plan for food and drink manufacturers looking to cut back on
The Co-operative Group is launching a three-year corporate ethical plan, which it claims will spearhead its membership drive from 6m to 20m members by 2020 and help build a more sustainable economy. It includes operational carbon reduction targets, which it
Butcher’s Pet Care (BPC), a leading UK family owned pet food business, has opened a new manufacturing and distribution facility in the Midlands, which incorporates sustainable design features. The site has been developed in partnership with Gazeley, a global provider
A new guide about water in grocery supply chains is being published by IGD, the international food and grocery supply chain analysts. The free Understanding, assessing and managing water in grocery supply chains guide is designed to help food and