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…

Textile & Sustainability: How can companies source… more sustainably…

Geçtiğimiz ay, tekstil sektörü için sürdürülebilirlik adına çok önemli uygulamalı/pratik yaklaşımlar içeren özel bir yazı dizisi Green.Biz kapsamında yayımlandı. Liesl Truscott‘ın kaleme aldığı yazılara aşağıdaki adreslerden ulaşabilirsiniz: How companies can source polyester more sustainably https://www.greenbiz.com/article/how-companies-can-source-polyester-more-sustainably How companies can source cotton more sustainably https://www.greenbiz.com/article/how-companies-can-source-cotton-more-sustainably How companies can integrate a more sustainable materials strategy into their business…

The UK fashion sector is already on trend to miss 2020 waste targets

The United Kingdom’s fashion industry is not cutting waste fast enough to hit its December 2020 target of a 3.5 percent reduction, the Waste and Resources Action Plan (WRAP) admitted Thursday. According to a progress report from the WRAP’s Sustainable Clothing Action Plan 2020 (SCAP 2020) commitment, supply chain waste has dropped only by 1.4 percent…

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…

Coca-Cola bottler experiments with turning emissions into effervescence

In the coming months, Coca-Cola HBC Switzerland (CCHBC) subsidiary Valser is set to release what it calls the world’s first water bottled with carbon dioxide (CO2) pulled directly from the air. The project in Hinwil, Switzerland — dubbed CAPDrinks by the joint partners behind it, Climeworksand Pentair Union Engineering (Union) — is drawing attention from both the government…

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…

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…

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…