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…

Türkiye’de Şirketlerin İklim Değişikliği ve Su ile İlgili Duyarlılığı Yükseliyor

CDP İklim Değişikliği ve Su Programları 2018 yılı Türkiye sonuçları açıklandı. Konferansta “CDP Türkiye İklim Liderleri” ödülleri de sahiplerini buldu; Arçelik, Aselsan ve Garanti Bankası “CDP Türkiye Liderleri Ödülü”ne layık görüldü. Sabancı Üniversitesi Kurumsal Yönetim Forumu’nun 2010 yılından bu yana Türkiye ayağını yürüttüğü, dünyanın en büyük kurumsal çevre raporlama platformu olan CDP’nin, 2018 yılı Türkiye…

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…

GRI and the UN Global Compact announce continued collaboration to advance business reporting on the Sustainable Development Goals

​ Amsterdam, 21 February 2019 — GRI and the United Nations Global Compact have announced their continued partnership to develop best practices for corporate reporting on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), empowering businesses to prioritize SDG targets and measure and report on progress. ​The Action Platform on Reporting on the SDGs, led by the two organizations, was…

UN Unveils Alliance to Combat the ‘Destructive Practices of Fashion’

The UN Alliance for Sustainable Fashion – launched last week at the UN Environment Assembly – seeks to halt the environmentally and socially destructive practices of fashion. The alliance hopes it will “harness the industry as a driver for improving the world’s ecosystems.” The alliance says it will analyze the efforts of UN agencies, identify…

CSOs weigh in: How political polarization is affecting corporate sustainability

Anyone with a passing interest in the news can see that political polarization defines U.S. politics. Recently, I have been wondering how that polarization affects the sustainability function, which focuses on some hot-button issues such as climate change, gender equality, wage disparities and even immigration. For the second article in my series offering insights from…

Climate-Beneficial Wine, Waste-Saving Gin Latest Ways to Imbibe Sustainably

A landmark soil study from Bonterra Vineyards that proves the climate benefits of organic and biodynamic farming, and a new UK gin made from surplus table grapes, mean these wines and spirit help you “drink responsibly.” Bonterra Organic Vineyards, the US’ leading organically farmed wine, has completed a landmark soil study highlighting the benefits of…