Licensing Expo 2022 further commits to sustainability with Products of Change

The Global Licensing Group expands its strategic partnership with Products of Change following the programme's successful European market launch at B&LIS and BLE 2021

POC to explore brands and social change at Bologna Children's Book Fair 2022

Helena Mansell Stopher will be joined by Siobhan Galvin, commercial director of magazines at Egmont UK and Alessandra Cittadini, licensing business development leader at Clementoni Italy

Hasbro, Hershey support UN-founded Girl Up this Women's History Month

Marking Women's History Month this March, both Hasbro and The Hershey Company have backed the United Nations Foundation campaign, Girl Up to empower girls globally.

EU faces calls for Extended Producer Responsibility laws for textiles and fashion

The EPR 'polluter pays' laws would shift the cost of dealing with waste from municipalities and waste management services to the producer in a drive for a circular economy.

Your chance to champion sustainability at The Licensing Awards 2022 has arrived

The 2022 Licensing Awards are now open for entry, and with it is your chance to nominate the products or partnerships you believe are pushing the envelope for industry sustainability.

Net Zero Meeting | 'Simple carbon reduction measures can get you well on your way'

Steve Plackett, MD of Carousel Calendars joined Sustainer Consultant Neil Russell-Bates, and Carbon Quota's Dominic Harris to talk POC members through the Net Zero basics

Cosmopolitan launches Cosmo Furbabies with Ethical Products, a solar-powered pet specialist

The pet product specialist, Ethical Products, has partnered with the women’s media brand Cosmopolitan to launch a new range of Cosmo Furbabies pet apparel, toys, and accessories across the US.

Brand & Licensing Innovation Summit details 2022 agenda

B&LIS returns on 21 June and takes place the day before SiLC (Sustainability in Licensing Conference) to create a brand new two-day event for European industry leaders.

Annie Mals receives £500k investment for kids' book series tackling global and social issues

Annie Mals was founded by the award-winning charity fundraiser, Emily Samuels, who has created the brand to tackle big issues including pollution, diversity, and mental health.

Teach the world | TWIN Science on its plans for a global climate education platform

The ed-tech start-up has partnered with Polar Explorers and delivered STEM resources to 500,000 kids in underprivileged communities. Now TWIN Science it taking on the educational system.