Norwegian Reality Series Shows Fashionistas the Dark Side of 'Dead Cheap Fashion'
What happens when you send three young fashionistas to a Cambodian sweatshop for a month? Aftenposten, Norway’s biggest newspaper, answered this question with a five-part, online reality TV series.In...
MCAD Offering Free Online Biomimicry Design Course
The Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) has partnered with Canvas.net to offer a free, open online course called, Biomimicry: A Sustainable Design Methodology. The course is an...
CDP: US, Brazil, China and India Least Resilient Against Climate-Related Supply Chain Risks
Lack of preparation has left supply chains in Brazil, China, India and the United States more vulnerable to climate risks than those in Europe and Japan. However, suppliers in China and India deliver...
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Carlsberg Working to Develop Biodegradable Wood Fiber Bottle
Beer giant Carlsberg last week announced its plans to develop the world’s first fully biodegradable wood-fiber bottle.After its participation on a panel on “Wasteless Supply” at the World Economic...
So Your Company Is Doing the Right Thing. How Can You Make People Care?
When it comes to corporate transparency, times are changing. Gone are the days when a company could be considered a leader simply by publishing an annual report. Today’s stakeholders want to truly...
Two Birds Apparel Bring Sustainable Fashion Home to Canada
If you ask Daniel and Tiffany Andrew — the husband-and-wife team behind Canadian men’s fashion brand Two Birds Apparel — what sustainability means to them, they’d say local, ethical supply chains and...
Valentines Can Now Show Their Love Sustainably with Locally Grown ‘Slow Flowers’
US nationwide floral directory Slow Flowers is encouraging its customers to show their love in a more thoughtful way this Valentine’s day by sourcing local American-grown bouquets.The US cut flower...
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These Companies Want to Make Your Smartphone Truly Smart
In this new age of mobile phones, many of us suffer from “Shiny Object” syndrome — where we always want the latest and greatest toy Apple, Samsung or one of the other multitude of manufacturers can...
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WRI Guide Helps Companies Report Emissions From Low-Carbon Electricity Purchases
The World Resources Institute (WRI) has unveiled new guidance for companies to measure emissions from purchased electricity.The first major update to the GHG Protocol Corporate Accounting...
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Project MainStream Launches 3 Programs to Help Scale Circular Economy
Project MainStream, part of the World Economic Forum’s Circular Economy initiative, has launched three new programs focused on developing ways of scaling the circular economy through materials...

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