Coca-Cola, Dr Pepper, and PepsiCo Announce New Program for Plastics Recycling

America’s leading beverage companies, such as The Coca-Cola Company, Keurig, Dr Pepper, and PepsiCo, today announced the launch of the “Every Bottle Back” initiative, an effort to reduce the industry’s use of new plastic by making significant investments to improve the collection of the industry’s valuable plastic bottles so they can be made into new bottles. These competitors are…

Can There Be Harmony Between Plastics and Sustainability? Greiner Says Yes.

Plastics companies are key to solving our plastics problem. We spoke with Stefan Grafenhorst, Head of Sustainability at Greiner, to find out more about the path toward making plastic a sustainable material.   With plastics companies being somewhat critical players when it comes to solving our plastics problem, so it’s great to see them beginning…

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

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…

Turkey Materials Marketplace (TMM) 5. Etkileşim Toplantısı’na gözlemci olarak katıldık…

İş Dünyası ve Sürdürülebilir Kalkınma Derneği (SKD) tarafından Eski Büyükdere İskelesi‘nde gerçekleştirilen Turkey Materials Marketplace (TMM) 5. Etkileşim Toplantısı‘na gözlemci olarak katıldık; Döngüsel Ekonomi’nin oluşumundaki hızlanma ile vizyoner yaklaşımları içselleştirdik. SKD koordinasyon ekibine misafirperverliği için çok teşekkür ederiz. S.E.Ç. Sürdürülebilirlik Danışmanlığı    

Reporting Matters Türkiye 2018 Raporu Sürdürülebilir Kalkınma Derneği (SKD) tarafından yayımlandı

Yapılan araştırmalar yalnızca 2030 yılına kadar 4 trilyon dolar değerindeki varlığın, iklim değişikliği nedeniyle risk altında olduğunu gösteriyor. Öte yandan WBCSD’ye üye 115 şirket özelinde yapılan analizde şirketlerin %41’i iklim değişikliği risklerini açıkça raporlarında tartışırken, yalnızca %9’u iklim değişikliğinin yarattığı fırsatlara değindiği belirtiliyor. Raporu okumak için: http://www.skdturkiye.org/files/yayin/reporting_matters__2018_2.pdf Kaynak: http://www.skdturkiye.org/yayin/reporting-matters-2018