Under pressure to reinvent fashion's ‘take-make-dispose’ business model, brands and retailers must get their supply chain partners involved. How can manufacturers accelerate the shift towards a circular economy?
An onslaught of Covid-19 disruptions to food supplies and new meat-free innovations haven’t managed to shift European appetites away from their home comforts. Meanwhile, Asia shows more growth potential for vegan meat.
While large companies made billions of dollars from coffee consumption, more farmers were pushed below the poverty line last year, making them unable to adapt to climate change, says the new Coffee Barometer report.
Mary Robinson –
In the five years since the world came together to conclude the Paris climate agreement, the disastrous effects of global warming have become increasingly evident. Having squandered past opportunities, we now must start making up for lost time.
Edmond Alphandéry –
As the world marks both the fifth anniversary of the Paris climate agreement and the arrival of a more climate-aware US administration, the time has come to get serious about taxing or otherwise imposing a price on carbon.
The new year starts with optimism for China and the European Union. On 30 Dec, the two sides announced that they had concluded in principle the negotiations for a Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI).
Robin Hicks –
The ad, which was made by Greenpeace and rebadged by Iceland, was blocked from airing on television by the UK's ad watchdog because it broke rules on political advertising. Iceland says it is not anti-palm oil, 'we are anti-deforestation.'
Together it stands, divided it falls. EU, through its environment ministers, had agreed to ratify the Paris Agreement through a process that would enable individual countries to send their instruments of ratification directly to the UN.
In 2016, WWF Netherlands, Metabolic, WWF Switzerland, and the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment reviewed over sixty approaches, methodologies, tools, programs and action plans relating to human impacts on …
Measuring Sustainable Competitiveness: The Global Sustainable Competitiveness Index (GSCI) is based on quantitative indicators grouped in 5 pillars that define the competitiveness of a nation: natural capital, resource intensity, social capital, intellectual capital, and governance. All …