Tips for making CO2 a KPI for freight transportation

Driven by increasing volumes of goods moving through supply chains across the globe, demand for freight transportation is expected to triple over the next few years. If we continue shipping goods as we do today, freight emissions will surpass energy as the most carbon-intensive sector by 2050, doubling carbon emissions by 2050. Despite these grim predictions, there is a…

Major Fashion Brands Adopt Circular Economy Jeans Redesign

A group of major fashion brands and manufacturers agreed to change the way they produce jeans by adopting new guidelines from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Make Fashion Circular initiative. These new Jeans Redesign Guidelines are based on circular economy principles. Confirmed participants in the effort to date include denim brands Gap, C&A, H&M Group, Lee,…

Dow’s director of sustainability Julie Zaniewski on designing materials for recyclability

Videoyu İzlemek için: https://youtu.be/LtrQeqN4hDQ Dow’s director of sustainability Julie Zaniewski comes from a consumer packaged goods space. Her focus on design, packaging and consumer engagement is being brought upstream into the chemical giant. “Flexibles” can be challenging, but being able to break down siloes is critical to sustainability success and innovation. Source: https://www.greenbiz.com/video/dows-director-sustainability-julie-zaniewski-designing-materials-recyclability

Trending: Ratcheting Up to Sustainable Activewear, Inside and Out

Allied Feather & Down — creators of industry-leading responsible down sourcing is announcing the relaunch of its proprietary TrackMyDown.com website, an educational transparency tool designed to provide consumers and brands with all of the information they may need about the down lining their jacket or sleeping bag. After helping to create the now globally recognized Responsible Down Standard (RDS) within…

16 companies rethinking packaging

The United States generates almost 80 million tons of packaging waste each year, according to the United States Environmental Protection Agency. When landfilled or incinerated, this waste pollutes the environment and poses health risks (PDF) to humans and wildlife. Packaging is also the main source of the plastic pollution that is clogging the ocean and expected to exceed the weight of all fish by…

Levi Strauss & Co. Signs $2.3M Deal to Cut Water Use and Emissions

Levi Strauss & Co. recently signed a $2.3 million cooperation agreement with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group. This deal is expected to help the denim maker meet its goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and water use in its supply chain. By 2025, LS&Co. committed to achieving a 90% reduction…

Yeşim Tekstil, 10’uncu ilerleme raporuna imza attı

Sosyal uygunluğun ve sürdürülebilirliğin önemine işaret eden Yeşim Tekstil CEO’su Şenol Şankaya; firmalarının 35’inci kuruluş yıldönümünü kutladıkları 2018 yılına ait verileri kapsayan 10’uncu Global Compact İlerleme raporuna imza atmanın mutluluğunu yaşadıklarını kaydetti. Yeşim Tekstil, Küresel İlkeler Sözleşmesi kapsamında gerçekleştirdiği sosyal uygunluk ve sorumluluk çalışmalarına ilişkin 10’uncu raporunu geçtiğimiz günlerde Birleşmiş Milletler’in internet sitesinde yayınlayarak kamuoyu…

Tofaş, 6’ncı Sürdürülebilirlik Raporu’nu yayınladı

Sürdürülebilirlik hedefleri doğrultusunda faaliyetlerini sürdüren Tofaş bu dönemde, enerji verimliliği ve yönetimi alanındaki performansını yükseltirken iş sağlığı ve güvenliği konusunda küresel ölçekte örnek bir fabrika olmayı sürdürdü. Raporun yayınlanmasıyla ilgili açıklamada bulunan Tofaş CEO’su Cengiz Eroldu, “Ekonomik büyümemizi kurumsal sürdürülebilirlik performansımız ile destekleyerek tüm faaliyet alanlarımızda daha güçlü bir konuma erişmek üzere çalışıyoruz. Çalışanlarının gelişimine…