As part of its vision for a more sustainable world, EyeBuyDirect is proud to announce the launch of 5 TO SEE, a collection of eco-friendly eyewear made of upcycled plastic water bottles, helping consumers make a responsible choice without sacrificing
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Sustainability time, read about the who and how: what are retailers doing to address environmental and social challenges they face, what help are they getting to implement good practice initiatives?
Today, single-use plastics account for 40% of the plastic produced every year, with some taking over 400 years to biodegrade. Around 70% of all litter in the sea is plastic and it is estimated that the amount of plastic in
Packaging leader Smurfit Kappa has joined forces with KHS, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of filling and packaging systems for the beverage and liquid food industries, to roll out its sustainable TopClip multipack product for bundling canned beverages. The
Ben & Jerry’s pioneers holistic approach to living incomes for cocoa farmers, in partnership with Fairtrade
Cocoa farmers in Cote D’Ivoire are set to earn higher prices for their beans, as Ben & Jerry’s ramps up its living income approach for farmers, in partnership with Fairtrade.
MOL has again qualified for inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) in the Upstream & Integrated Oil & Gas category following the 2020 assessment process.
IBM and KAYA&KATO, a textile company that manufactures uniforms and work wear, today announced the development of a blockchain network for the fashion industry, with the support of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Development (BMZ). The network is designed
Banrock Station, the eco-friendly wine brand from Accolade Wines, is releasing the first flat bottle made from 100% recycled PET plastic into UK supermarkets.
Dash Water has announced today its certification as a B Corporation (or B Corp), joining a growing group of companies reinventing business by pursuing purpose as well as profit. Dash Water has been certified by B Lab, the not-for-profit behind
The U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol has been invited to join Cotton 2040. Convened by sustainability non-profit Forum for the Future, the Cotton 2040 coalition is a unique partnership that brings together representatives from standards, brands and retailers, producers and
Smurfit Kappa has today announced new targets to further reduce its fossil CO2 emissions, including its ambition to reach at least net zero emissions by 2050. It has also increased its existing intermediate 2030 CO2 reduction target by 15
SC Johnson, one of the world's leading manufacturers of household cleaning and other consumer and professional products, is making significant progress toward its 2025 targets to tackle plastic pollution. The company’s work to create a more sustainable world is highlighted
illycaffè partners with TerraCycle to facilitate recycling of plastic and aluminum Iperespresso coffee capsules
illycaffè has partnered with TerraCycle, a global leader in recycling ‘hard-to-recycle’ waste - to facilitate the collection and recycling of its plastic and aluminum Iperespresso coffee capsules. The scheme has initially launched in the UK, France, Spain, Austria, The Netherlands
Mars, with SABIC and Huhtamaki, introduces recycled content into pet food packaging to support circular economy
Mars, Incorporated has announced it will incorporate recycled polypropylene plastic into the primary packaging for some of its popular pet food brands. For Mars, this marks an important step in its efforts to reduce virgin plastics use across its packaging
Nomadic Dairy has launched a new packaging format for its Yogurt & Oat Clusters brand, combining a thermoformed polypropylene (PP) cup with Greiner Packaging’s K3 cardboard-plastic pot. Nomadic Dairy head of marketing & innovation, Tom Price, explains how this packaging
Shoppers at Central England Co-op’s stores can choose to reduce their impact on the environment this Christmas when they buy from a new range of Christmas toys and gift wrapping.
Bacardi, the world’s largest family-owned spirits company, is cutting cardboard waste this Christmas, by introducing a smart new design for its online gift packs which uses 25% less packaging. Available exclusively from Amazon, the new premium gifting from GREY GOOSE®
Banrock Station commits to planting 100,000 native trees and shrubs every year with Landcare Australia
Banrock Station, the Australian eco-friendly wine brand from Accolade Wines, has partnered with Landcare Australia to plant 100,000 native trees and shrubs each year, starting from January 2021.
Bacardi, the world’s largest family-owned spirits company, has made a giant leap forward in the fight against climate change and plastic pollution today, as it unveils plans to put the world’s most sustainable spirits bottle on shelf by 2023.
Kantar’s new Sustainable Transformation Practice identifies strategies for brands and consumers to trigger a sustainable recovery
Kantar, the world’s leading data, insights and consulting company today launches a new Sustainable Transformation Practice aimed at supporting brands develop Sustainability- and Purpose-driven business strategies and helping them lead their consumers on a sustainable consumption journey. The new practice
Vegware, the global specialist in plant-based compostable foodservice disposables, has reported a 43% in sales to £45.9 million for the year to 31 January 2020.
Butlers Farmhouse Cheeses has developed recyclable polyethylene (PE) packaging for its hard, soft and blue cheeses, making it the first cheesemaker in the industry to have a fully recyclable British cheeseboard.
Through a partnership with ClimateParter, Minor Figures, the 100% plant-based brand that makes coffee, oat m*lk and tea amongst other things, is now carbon neutral. The brand has its sights set on radically reducing emissions over the next 10 years,
Amazon’s launches first custom-designed and built electric delivery vehicle in partnership with Rivian
Just a year since announcing The Climate Pledge, Amazon has revealed its first custom electric delivery vehicle, designed and built in partnership with Rivian.
A new strategy to get to a net zero carbon footprint by 2050 is being revealed today by the regional co-operative, Southern Co-op.
Aldi, Britain’s fifth largest supermarket, is to save more than 100 tonnes of plastic a year by scrapping single-use bags for loose fruit and veg across all stores.