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Queens Award for Enterprise: Sustainable Development

Sustainability-related business awards are an interesting concept. How do you measure a organisation’s contribution to “development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs” (Brundtland report, UNWCED, 1987)? 177 more words

Supermarket food waste

An interesting law will soon be passed in France banning supermarkets from “deliberately spoiling” unsold food. Large supermarkets will also have to sign contracts with charities to take their unsold food: 213 more words

Recycling and more sustainable fashion

It’s cleaning out my closet time this weekend (I’ve said it so now I have to do it..!) and the piles of clothes awaiting me have inspired me to think about “sustainable” fashion. 117 more words

Globescan and SustainAbility webinar

In a couple of weeks, consultancies Globescan and SustainAbility are hosting a webinar to launch their 2015 “Sustainability Leaders” Report. The Report asks a range of academics and practitioners which companies they view as leaders in sustainability. 71 more words

Cradle to Cradle certification

McDonough and Braungart have been championing the idea of “cradle to cradle” manufacturing for almost 20 years now, or at least since this article in the… 104 more words

An Earth Day as Big as Texas

By Linda Chipperfield, Green Seal VP of Marketing & Communications

I just got back from exhibiting and speaking at Earth Day Texas, April 24th through 26th in Dallas. 487 more words

Sustainability In Practice

US company institutes $70k minimum wage

The CEO and founder of a credit card payments processing company in the US has decided to pay all of his staff at least $70k per annum, after reading that this was the appropriate salary for maximum “emotional well-being”. 53 more words