Something Big Is Brewing: New Tech Helps Brewers Capture Carbon, Create...
by Sustainable Brands on 06/23/2017 at 8:19 pm
Brewers across the country are embracing new technology to tackle some of the industry’s most pressing sustainability challenges: emissions and water. References to carbon capture are often reserved for discussions of power plants and coal, but the process could hold promise for the recovery of CO2 at craft breweries. Engineers at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, […]
Nestlé Lends Expertise to Terra Startup Accelerator to Shape Future of...
by Sustainable Brands on 06/23/2017 at 4:50 pm
Expanding its commitment to innovation in the food industry, Nestlé has teamed up with Rabobank and Rocketspace to support startups through the Terra Food + Agtech Accelerator Program. The food giant will collaborate with Terra to select and coach the most forward-thinking startups and disruptive startups in the food and agricultural industries. Nestlé will provide support to 20 startups […]
AVs, Shared Mobility, IoT to Shape Future Urban Mobility, Says New...
by Sustainable Brands on 06/23/2017 at 3:42 pm
Urban mobility is undergoing a dramatic transformation with the emergence of new technology and transportation services. The pace and extent of this transformation will vary from city to city and depends largely on factors such as density, household income, the state of existing infrastructure, pollution and congestion levels, as well as local governance capabilities. To help urban planners […]
Trending: CanopyStyle, Burberry Further Mainstreaming Sustainable Textiles
by Sustainable Brands on 06/23/2017 at 12:06 pm
The sourcing and manufacturing of materials are two of the most environmentally impactful aspects of the fashion industry. In an effort to shift the sector to a more sustainable model, key industry players have revved up efforts to move sustainable materials to the mainstream. Two years after announcing a sustainable wood sourcing policy in partnership with environmental NGO Canopy, viscose […]
6 Months In, IKEA's 'Food Is Precious' Initiative Has...
by Sustainable Brands on 06/22/2017 at 12:57 am
IKEA has been making considerable progress towards its sustainability goals by embracing disruptive design and investing in sustainable materials. While the Swedish retailer has largely focused its environmental efforts on its home goods portfolio, the brand is now turning its attentions to tackling food waste. IKEA recently announced its Food Is Precious initiative, which aims to cut food waste […]
EY: In an Uncertain Global Economy, Communicating Purpose Is Key
by Sustainable Brands on 06/21/2017 at 10:40 pm
A majority of business leaders believe in the value of a strong corporate purpose and only a minority say their company’s main purpose is to maximize shareholder value says a new report by EY. Based on a survey of 1,470 global leaders representing companies across various industries in developed and emerging markets around the world, the report reveals that purpose, not profit, is the key to […]
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