Microsoft 2030’da “Karbon Negatif” Olacak

Teknoloji devi Microsoft şirket sürdürülebilirliği tarihinde bir ilke imza atarak 2030 yılında, bütün tedarik zincirlerinde karbon negatif olacağını duyurdu. Dünya teknoloji devlerinden Microsoft 16 Ocak’ta, 2030 yılında bütün tedarik zincirlerinde karbon negatif olacağını duyurarak bir ilke imza attı. Şirket ayrıca, kuruluş yılı olan 1975’ten bu yana sebep olduğu doğrudan (üretim kaynaklı) ve dolaylı (elektrik sarfiyatı…

Levi Strauss & Co. Expands Chemical Screening in its Supply Chain

Levi Strauss & Co. formed a partnership with international testing services provider Hohenstein to use Oeko-Tex Eco Passport chemical product certification in the apparel-maker’s supply chain. LS&Co. said that Eco Passport complements an open-source program that the company had previously developed called Screened Chemistry. As LS&Co. explains, Screened Chemistry scrutinizes chemical formulations to prevent potentially hazardous compounds…

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…

Nestlé Releases Strategy for Reaching 2050 Zero Net Emissions Goal

This week Nestlé publicly committed to reaching zero net greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. The food company, which had previously aligned its environmental objectives with science-based targets, specified strategies for reaching the goal. “Climate change is one of the biggest threats we face as a society. It is also one of the greatest risks to…

Report Report: Timber, trends and TCFD

2019 Timber Scorecard (WWF) scores 122 U.K. brands on their sustainable timber sourcing policies and performance. The report finds that 48 percent of the companies evaluated did not disclose their policies or performance on sustainable timber. However, 35 percent of companies evaluated received high scores on their sustainable timber sourcing policies and performance, including IKEA, Kimberly-Clark…

Good Fashion Fund Seeks Sustainable, Scalable Supply Chain Solutions

If we are to really shift the textile industry from one that is harming workers, local communities and the environment to one that is circular and sustainable, scalable solutions will be necessary. A new investment fund, the Good Fashion Fund, aims to address a real need in the garment industry by promoting scalable solutions around key…

Latest C2C Certified Product Standard Open for Public Comment

Today, the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute is inviting all stakeholders to help shape the fourth version of the Cradle to Cradle Certified Product Standard during a 60-day public comment period from 5 August to 4 October 2019. The draft standard and public comment form can be found on the Institute’s website; input received during the public comment period…

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

Deal Delivers Hydrogen Fuel Cell-Powered Trucks to Deutsche Post DHL

Deutsche Post DHL is set to receive an initial delivery of 100 hydrogen fuel cell-powered trucks for on-road use starting in 2020. The shipment is part of a deal that hydrogen engine and fueling company Plug Power and electric vehicle manufacturer StreetScooter signed this week. German EV manufacturer StreetScooter launched in 2010 with a focus…

Karbon Limitli Kredi Kartı

İsveçli teknoloji şirketi Doconomy, Birleşmiş Milletler İklim Değişikliği Sekreterliği ve Mastercard ile iş birliği yaparak kullanıcıların harcamalarınn yol açtığı karbondioksit emisyonlarını ve iklim değişikliğine olan etkilerini takip eden bir kredi kartı piyasaya sürdü. DO Black adlı bu kredi kartı, tüketimin doğrudan gezegen üzerindeki etkilerini görünür kılıyor ve kullanıcıların karbon ayak izini aktif olarak azaltmasını teşvik ediyor. DO Black kullanıcıları, karbon limitleri kadar harcama…