Meal-kit delivery company HelloFresh wants to halve food waste by the end of the year and aims for 60 % fewer carbon emissions. The company is also working on smart shelf-life indicators.
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Farmed salmon accounts for billions in social and lost costs every year. Between 2013 and 2019, the negative impact was estimated at around 47 billion dollars. Remarkable, as it is the world's fastest-growing food industry.
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Coca-Cola will trial a paper bottle for the first time this spring. The bottle got developed previously in collaboration with The Paper Bottle Company (Paboco).
The fashion industry continues to rely heavily on synthetic fabrics, such as polyester, but those textiles are highly polluting. A new study calls on Europe to intervene and even link coronavirus financial support to climate objectives.
The European Commission has given the go-ahead for its so-called 'green consumption pledge' which is part of the European Climate Pact. Participants in the pilot project include Colruyt Group, Decathlon and L'Oréal.
Ikea will start selling spare parts to consumers worldwide. The world's largest furniture retailer wants to extend the lifespan of its products. The initiative is part of a greater sustainability campaign.
Arket, one of the brands of H&M Group, starts renting out children's clothes this week. The Scandinavian lifestyle brand will collaborate with the Dutch clothing rental company Circos.
Food and beverage company PepsiCo aims to reduce net greenhouse gas emissions across its entire supply chain to zero by 2040. That's 10 years earlier than called for in the Paris Agreement.
Fashion brand Object, part of Bestseller, collaborates with Swedish innovator Renewcell to produce clothing made (partially) from recycled textiles.
Sustainable fashion does not just mean recycling fabric. It also means virtual wardrobes, improved algorithms and product identification. Vanessa Rothschild, head of sustainability, explains H&M Group's approach.
Nestlé is investing almost three billion euros in the fight against global warming. The Swiss food giant focuses on regenerative agriculture and renewable energy to be completely carbon-neutral by 2050.
Greenyard continues to grow and is becoming more profitable thanks to the corona crisis. The fruit and vegetable supplier uses the current climate to clear its towering mountain of debt.
Monki revealed a capsule collection made using Green Machine technology. The machine can fully separate cotton from polyester blends and recycle them on a large scale.
Yesterday, Prince Charles' charity, The Prince's Foundation, in collaboration with online fashion shop Yoox Net-a-Porter, presented a capsule collection. It is inspired by the work of Leonardo Da Vinci and emphasises sustainability.
Latin American banana producers have strongly condemned Aldi's decision to pay a lower price for the fruit from next year.
Primark has signed up to the United Nations Fashion Charter (UNFCCC). The budget fashion chain is committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions across its entire value chain by 30% by 2030.