With scientists sounding increasing levels of alarm over the state of the global climate, and the public demanding climate action from their leaders, it’s not just governments who need to step up and act. Businesses must also do their part
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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?
Hinojosa Packaging Group, leader in sustainable packaging solutions in southern Europe, continues in its commitment to protect the environment. The company concluded 2021 with a 96,61% waste valorisation score, a 4,08% increase compared to its previous score, 92,53%.
Company Shop Group has announced a record year in the fight against unnecessary food waste as it reports handling more than 98 million surplus products last year alone, powered by the strength of its partnerships.
Volkswagen and bp have today launched their strategic partnership that will boost the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) across Europe, unveiling the first charger in Dusseldorf, Germany. The partnership brings together two of the leading global players in e-mobility who
Aston Manor Cider introduces 100% recycled PET bottles across its Frosty Jack’s and Crumpton Oaks ranges
Aston Manor Cider has introduced 100% recycled PET bottles across its entire Frosty Jack’s and Crumpton Oaks ranges and removed plastic ring carriers from its full can range, including Frosty Jack’s and Knights cider.
Oliver Townend MBE has joined forces with the distillery to create a new gin in aid of two charities.
Wrights Food Group has reduced food waste to below 1% in its high street stores after finding a daily home for its unsold, fresh food.
Costa Coffee, the Nation’s Favourite Coffee Shop, has today announced the launch of new trial of 100% fibre lids. Made from renewable plant-based material, the lids are 100% recyclable and will be available at 150 Costa Coffee stores across the
GRIDSERVE, the tech-enabled sustainable business that runs the GRIDSERVE Electric Highway - one of the UK’s leading electric charging networks, today opens a new state-of-the-art Compact Electric Forecourt in Norwich. The first-of-its-kind EV experience facility delivers the latest charging technology,
Eco disposable nappies cost parents more and still end up in landfill, contributing to global plastic pollution, says reusable brand
As plastic pollution continues to cause environmental, cost and health problems, sustainable solutions to everyday items are a must. One of the biggest contributors to global plastic waste is disposable nappies. In the UK alone almost 4 billion nappies are
IONITY, the leading high-power charging network in Europe, is helping retailers and landowners across the UK to bring in new loyal customers to their sites, generating additional sales from a new customer base of Electric Vehicle (EV) drivers and future
Actress and activist, Amy Jackson, has joined forces with Oxford Street to launch its sustainability awareness campaign, BEYOND NOW 2022, during the month that the nation comes together to mark Earth Day. In its second year, BEYOND NOW showcases the
As we’ve explored in previous articles, the concept of sustainability is far broader and multifaceted than simply the environmental element, spanning instead the ‘five capitals’ of natural, human, social, manufactured and financial capital. By understanding this, sustainability leaders will be
In an effort to further reduce its use of single-use plastic packaging, PepsiCo has agreed to set a time-bound goal by the end of 2022 for a percent of volume of beverages to be delivered via strategies that avoid or
WRAP and the World Economic Forum’s Global Plastic Action Partnership (GPAP) have announced a formal partnership agreement to address the global issue of plastic waste by supporting both the network of Plastics Pacts, and Global Plastic Action Partnerships around the
Shoppers visiting a Central England Co-op in Lichfield have been given a dramatic insight into the scale of the UK’s food waste problem as three giant sculptures of the UK’s most wasted food items were erected outside the store.
Southern Co-op improves food waste and sell-through with a dynamic markdown solution from Retail Insight
Regional consumer co-operative and food retailer, Southern Co-op, has improved food waste, while optimising sell-through and margins, by implementing WasteInsight, a dynamic markdown solution from Retail Insight, the leading retail execution platform.
Food Waste Action Week to promote good freezing and defrosting habits and puts spotlight on ‘Unidentified Frozen Objects’ in bid to tackle food waste
The second annual Food Waste Action Week begins today, Monday 7 March, with television presenter Gregg Wallace taking the reins to raise people’s awareness of the huge impact of household food waste on climate change and share practical advice, food
Aldi is scrapping plastic from its entire range of own-label Easter eggs.
Smurfit Kappa has completed a significant investment in its new Design2Market Factory, a unique facility creating a fast and seamless development process from packaging design through to market launch.
Fairtrade sales boom by 14% as consumers demand sustainably sourced products and businesses ramp up ethical commitments
High consumer demand for Fairtrade products, including cocoa, bananas, wine, gold, and cosmetic reflects an increased shopper awareness of sustainability among shoppers, research shows.
Majority of Brits unaware that cocoa, coffee and banana yields are under threat due to climate crisis, Fairtrade Foundation reports
New data published today reveals that over 60% of the British public are unaware of the threats that climate change poses to UK supplies of cocoa, coffee and bananas. In addition, well over three quarters (78%) of Brits say it’s
Yorkshire-based MYGroup has become accredited to generate PRNs for recycling some of the most challenging plastic wastes on the market.
JDO, the international agency that creates belief, has supported Dove in the launch of its new Body Wash Reusable Bottle & Concentrate Refills.
Coca-Cola pledges to increase share of sales in refillable bottles as requested by As You Sow Proposal
With an eye to curbing plastic waste, The Coca-Cola Co. today announced an industry-leading goal to increase the share of its beverages delivered in returnable/refillable containers. The company committed to selling 25% of beverages in refillables by 2030, up from