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Can we scale up the new green plastics?

Angeli Mehta, (Oct 20, 2017)

There is no lack of innovation in bio-based polymers, from those that store CO2 to bio-based PET. We look at the companies and brands that are trying to bring them to market

Who's bending the curve on reusing plastic

Angeli Mehta, (Oct 20, 2017)

With increasing attention drawn to their packaging washing up on pristine beaches, brands such as Unilever, Nestle and Procter & Gamble are setting stretch targets to adopt more circular approaches. We look at innovation in use of recycled plastics and the barriers to taking them to scale

Dell’s innovation-lead approach to help meet the UN’s Global Goals

Liam Dowd, (Sep 14, 2017)

As part of our management spotlight series our managing director Liam Dowd talks with Louise Koch, corporate sustainability lead, EMEA at Dell, on packaging, partnerships and future opportunities

Coca-Cola GB to double recycled plastics use in new sustainable packaging strategy

Rebecca Ley, (Jul 13, 2017)

The drinks company is to boost recycled content of its bottles to 50% in Great Britain and trial a deposit-return scheme

Weekly Watch: 23 June 2017

Rebecca Ley, (Jun 23, 2017)

BMW back green bus, Burberry awards £3m to RCA, oil giants back carbon tax, HP closes the loop, IKEA tackles food waste, and Dell's 2020 goals

Management spotlight: Nelson Switzer, Nestlé Waters North America

Liam Dowd, (Apr 11, 2017)

I recently sat down with Nelson Switzer, chief sustainability officer at Nestlé Waters North America, to discuss how his company measures impact, and why businesses need to advocate being responsibly minded

Weekly Watch: 24 March 2017

Rebecca Ley, (Mar 15, 2017)

Unreported palm oil land, Mars and Nestle tackle human rights in pet food, US firms press Trump on carbon, EU conflict minerals rule, poor SDG progress, Dyson most reputable company, Blackrock's green bond, Electrolux goes green

Weekly Watch: 30 March 2017

Rebecca Ley, (Mar 15, 2017)

Hammerson curbs emissions, Britvic wood fibre bottles, SCA targets menstrual health, The Body Shop boosts community trade, and Trump warned over Clean Power Plan

Weekly Watch: 9 March 2017

Rebecca Ley, (Mar 1, 2017)

Nestlé slashes sugar, business case for food waste, Timberland turns plastic into products, Co-op fights modern slavery, UK inequality, Wales invests to cut CO2, holidays run by women, and Epona joins Fairtrade

Coca-Cola drops opposition to plastic recycling scheme

Terry Slavin, (Feb 23, 2017)

Coca-Cola has backed down from its opposition to a proposed deposit return scheme for plastic bottles

Weekly Watch: 23 February 2017

EC Newsdesk, (Feb 22, 2017)

French supply chain law, technology boost to resource sector, WWF backs multistakeholder standards, oil pipeline controversy, organic market growth, banks pressured on climate, clean energy rebounds, Uganda's solar bus and Smurfit Kappa achieves certification goal

Weekly Watch: 9 February 2017

EC Newsdesk, (Feb 8, 2017)

NGOs slam EU plastics strategy, Teesside CCS, SC Johnson protects Amazonia, phones for the homeless, DONG to end coal, Primark cotton farmers increase profits, the Crowd goes B Corp, and VisionFund boosts impact

Tetra Pak joins science-based targets climate initiative

EC Newsdesk, (Feb 2, 2017)

The food packaging giant commits to cut emissions by 40% by 2030

Target to remove harmful chemicals by 2020

Rebecca Ley, (Feb 1, 2017)

US retailer promises to be transparent about all its product ingredients in ambitous new CSR strategy

Fossil Group develops sustainability programme for employee engagement

EC Newsdesk, (Jan 24, 2017)

In 2015, the company worked with BSR, a sustainability consultant, to align its strategy with the Global Reporting Index and identify its most relevant sustainability issues

Weekly Watch: 19 January 2017

EC Newsdesk, (Jan 18, 2017)

P&G's plastics solution, Europe's circular economy, Unilever recycling target, HSBC slammed, Ikea zero waste pledge, UK urged on SDGs, sustainable Siemens, blood diamonds, Waitrose food waste push, and Divine Chocolate

NGO voices: An unlikely alliance that is helping people and oceans

EC Newsdesk, (Dec 16, 2016)

Dr Nick Hill of the Zoological Society of London looks at how the Net-Works partnership with carpet maker Interface, judged best company in Ethical Corporation’s awards this year, is empowering fishing communities to protect marine biodiversity.