Çıkarımlar, İzlenimler: Covid-19 Krizi Sırasında; İŞ DÜNYASI, KADINLARI NASIL DESTEKLEYEBİLİR (UNGC Akademi Webinar, 14 Nisan 2020)

COVID-19: How Business Can Support Women in Times of Crises by UNGC ACADEMY Konuşmacılar: –H.E Margaret Kobia, Kenyan Cabinet Secretary for the Public Service, Youth and Gender Affairs –Ann Cairns, Vice Chairman of MasterCard –Lise Kingo, CEO & Executive Director of the United Nations Global Compact S.E.Ç. Sürdürülebilirlik Danışmanlığı ekibi olarak 14 Nisan 2020‘de UNGC Academy tarafından gerçekleştirilen…

Circular economy principles are alleviating COVID-19 shortages

COVID-19’s unanticipated arrival has overwhelmed healthcare workers, medical institutions and the personal protective equipment (PPE) supply. At the outset, we anticipated needing as many as 89 million medical masks, 76 million examination gloves and 1.6 million goggles per month. Three months into the pandemic, we are experiencing a manufacturing and supply chain shortage that is only expected…

How is the pandemic affecting the profession of sustainability?

From left: Jeff Senne, responsible business leader at PwC; Cynthia Curtis, senior vice president of sustainability at JLL; and John Davies, vice president and senior analyst at GreenBiz Group. by Joel Makower Amid the global pandemic and economic meltdown, the profession of sustainability inside companies seems to be moving apace. Yes, some budgets have been…

The stunning impact of COVID-19 social distancing on air pollution

With millions of people sheltering in place across the San Francisco Bay Area, the daily ebb and flow of urban life has come to a sudden halt. The COVID-19 pandemic has upended many patterns and placed tremendous strain on medical, economic, political and social systems. The corresponding drop in regional traffic, along with reduced industrial…

5 Sustainable Fashion Industry Innovations Awarded $1 Million by H&M Foundation

The five winning entries of the 2020 Global Change Award include innovations from lab-grown cotton and creating fabrics from protein DNA, to tracking sustainable fibers by using blockchain technology, wastewater separation and converting carbon dioxide into sustainable polyester. Global Change Award is the non-profit H&M Foundation’s fifth annual innovation challenge. The goal is to identify early stage, disruptive ideas that can make fashion more sustainable, and to scale…

Çıkarımlar, İzlenimler: Covid-19’a Karşı YENİ LİDERLİK (UNGC Akademi Webinar, 2 Nisan 2020)

New Leadership for a Global Crisis by UNGC ACADEMY Konuşmacılar: – Amina J Mohammed, UN Deputy Secretary-General – Alan Jope, CEO of Unilever – Lise Kingo, CEO & Executive Director of the UN Global Compact S.E.Ç. Sürdürülebilirlik Danışmanlığı ekibi olarak 2 Nisan 2020‘de UNGC Academy tarafından gerçekleştirilen “Covid-19’la Mücadelede Yeni Liderlik Modelleri” başlıklı webinar kapsamında…

Trend: Circularity becomes measurable

Having moved from fringe, mostly academic conversations into the boardrooms of Fortune 500 companies and the halls of parliament around the world, the idea of a circular economy is growing up fast. In its infancy, circularity’s primary pain point was awareness and conceptual understanding — or a lack thereof. Now, in the impressionable days of…

Starbucks Begins Market Tests on Recyclable and Compostable Cups

This month, Starbucks begins its first market tests of a recyclable and compostable hot cups as part of the NextGen Cup Challenge, which seeks to address single-use packaging waste by developing an industry-wide recyclable and compostable to-go cup solution. This is a step forward in the company’s journey to better manage its waste by ensuring more reuse and recycling….

L’Oreal to Obtain Years of 100% Recycled PET Resin for Packaging

L’Oreal is taking a big step toward creating a circular economy with an agreement to purchase PET resin made of 100% recycled materials for its packaging needs for the next several years. The French personal care company has signed a multi-year agreement with Loop Industries for the resin. Loop says that its low-energy technology depolymerizes…

Global Recycled PET Market Set to Nearly Double by 2029

The global market for recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PET) is expected to almost double between 2019 and 2029, reaching $4.7 billion, according to a new report. Future Market Insights looked at historical demand for this particular form of recycled plastic from 2014–2018, and used that analysis to forecast statistics for 2019–2029. The increase is likely to…