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?
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,
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.
Amcor, a global leader in packaging, in collaboration with Nestlé, today launched the world’s first recyclable flexible retort pouch. The new high barrier pouch, using Amcor’s AmLite HeatFlex Recyclable solution, will first appear in stores in the Netherlands in October
Electrical safety expert Bureau Veritas has unveiled a new testing and inspection service for electric vehicle (EV) charging points as latest figures show almost 10,000 new connections have been installed across the UK in the past year alone.
Cranswick plc. has surpassed the Champions 12.3 Target set in the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which seeks to halve food waste and loss by 2030; instead achieving a 61% reduction in edible food waste across the business in under
SAP SE and Topolytics have announced the launch of the COP26 Waste Insights Project, which will unify and analyse data from consumer goods, retailers, waste managers, investors, NGOs and local government.
This Recycle Week, the UK’s number one baby food brand, Ella’s Kitchen, announces its collaboration with Danone Yogurt and TerraCycle to launch the Kids Food Pouch Recycling Programme – calling on other food brands who use flexible pouches across the
The annual progress report for the UK’s Food Waste Reduction Roadmap, published today by WRAP and IGD, shows growing adoption of the Target-Measure-Act approach to food waste prevention with more than 70 new organisations committing to the Roadmap in the
Fairtrade has refreshed its brand identity with the goal of capturing the hearts of mainstream Britain by conveying the incredible breadth and scale of impact its movement empowers across the world.
Currys PC World, the UK’s number one tech recycler, is on a mission to become the UK’s greenest and most responsible tech retailer, and helping customers get hold of greener tech.
Iceland is today calling on the retail and wider business sector to become more transparent in their reporting of plastic packaging, as the supermarket continues to lead the way in the fight against plastic pollution.
Today McDonald’s Corporation has announced a global partnership with TerraCycle’s circular packaging service, Loop, to test a new reusable cup model for hot beverages. The initiative, which will first be trialed in 2021 across select McDonald’s restaurants in the UK,
Aldi is rolling out cardboard packaging across its entire steak range in all 890 UK stores.
Today, Amazon announced it is adding more than 1,800 electric vehicles from Mercedes-Benz Vans to its delivery fleet in Europe this year. Amazon and Mercedes-Benz share a commitment to reduce emissions from the transportation sector, and Mercedes-Benz also announced today
Fairtrade bananas are favourites with UK shoppers and it is the fruit everyone finds the most 'a-ppeeling'.
Stora Enso will build a pilot facility for producing Cellufoam by Stora Enso, a lightweight, fiber-based foam material for protective packaging and cushioning. Bio-based foams are renewable and recyclable and can be used in packaging, for example, to replace oil-based
One of the UK’s largest rapid charging hubs at Banbury just off the M40, has opened three weeks ahead of schedule providing much needed electric vehicle charging infrastructure on the country’s strategic road network.
Magnum, the UK’s favourite ice cream brand, has launched their ice cream tubs range in the UK using packaging made with recycled plastic. Following a successful pilot last year, Magnum is the first ice cream brand to use recycled polypropylene
A 13-year-old girl on a worldwide campaign to thank to thank electric vehicle (EV) drivers for helping to protect all children’s health has been given a helping hand by InstaVolt, the UK’s favourite rapid charging provider.
The Fairtrade Foundation welcomes the release of the National Food Strategy part 1 report and is calling on the government to deliver a future food strategy that offers real change by supporting resilient supply chains for sustainable development and climate action.