İklim diplomasisinde neler yaşanıyor?

İklim Haber ekibi iklim diplomasisindeki son gelişmeleri derledi…  United Nations Secretary General’s Climate Summit – UNSG (Birleşmiş Milletler Genel Sekreteri’nin İklim Zirvesi): BM Genel Sekreteri Antonio Guterres, hükümetlere, iş dünyasına ve sivil topluma verilen “Bir Planla Gelin” mesajında, 23 Eylül’de düzenlenecek zirveyi, en fazla salım yapan ülkelerin 2020’ye kadar iddialarını nasıl artırmaya çalıştıklarını anlayacağımız an olarak…

Levi Strauss & Co. Introduces Denim Recycling for Consumers

Levi Strauss & Co. launched a new North American denim recycling initiative today in partnership with Cotton Incorporated’s Blue Jeans Go Green program. Consumers can bring dry, clean denim clothing from any brand, in any condition, to dedicated bins at Levi’s stores in the United States and Canada. These denim jeans, tops, and jackets will…

Wrangler Sources 100% Local Traceable Cotton for New Denim Collection

Wrangler introduced a new denim collection today made with sustainably grown, traceable cotton from five US states. The Rooted Collection helps move the brand toward its goal of reaching 100% sustainable cotton by 2025. Each piece in the limited collection of five state-specific jeans was grown, milled, cut, and sewn in the United States, Wrangler…

Chemical Recycling of Plastic: Waste No More?

When it comes to the circular economy transition, plastics recycling is as much of a challenge as an opportunity. Could chemical recycling make the plastics value chain more circular whilst providing a profitable new industry branch? Plastic pollution of the oceans, the resulting damage to wildlife, and the human health risks from microplastic have ignited public…

Private firms have ‘critical role’ in sustainable development

​ GRI challenges governments and companies to work closer together on SDG reporting. Amsterdam, 3 April 2019 – GRI chairman Eric Hespenheide has called for greater cooperation between businesses and governments to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Following the GRI Board of Directors holding their bi-annual meeting in India, GRI today (3 April) partnered with the Bombay Stock Exchange to hold a special dialogue event in Mumbai entitled…

New York lights way in cutting customer costs with clean energy

While the federal government remains gridlocked on policies to promote clean energy, states are leading the way. In New York, Gov. Andrew Cuomo launched Reforming the Energy Vision (REV), an ambitious energy and climate strategy that is aiming to achieve 100 percent clean, carbon-free power by 2040 — the most aggressive commitment in the nation. In doing…

H&M Reports 57% of All Materials Used in Production are Sustainable

H&M Group recently announced that 57% of all materials it uses to make its products are created using recycled or other sustainably sourced fibers. The company’s recently-released sustainability report covers the progress towards only using recycled and other sustainably sourced materials. In 2018, this was the case for 57% of all materials, which is an increase from…

Mastering the long haul of sustainability

Pursuing the meaningful but long-term work in the sustainability field can be a difficult journey. Grit — perseverance and passion — can help us push through adversity, but grit alone isn’t nearly enough to master sustainability’s long haul. Here’s some good news: Even if grit is not your greatest strength, you still can apply a variety of…

Tekrar Tekrar Satıldıkça Evsizlere Gelir Yaratan Dergi

İngiltere’de yayınlanan The Big Issue, evsiz insanların ve düşkünlerin ihtiyaçlarını karşılamaya yönelik satılan bir dergi. Derginin satışını da bizzat evsizler yapıyor. Kurulduğu 1991 senesinden bu yana 92 binden fazla kişinin satış yaptığı dergi, evsizlere 115 milyon İngiliz Sterlini kazandırdı. Dergiyi 1,25 Sterline alan satıcılar 2,50 Sterline satabiliyor. İlk defa 2015 yılında The Big Issue ile çalışmış olan FCB Inferno, dijital bankacılık…