Zara signs €100m deal for recycled fibres and introduces online returns charge

Zara's parent company has committed to a three-year partnership with Infinited Fiber Company to use its Infinna fibre - created from 100 per cent textile waste.

FASHION
John Lewis Partners names recipients of its £1 million Circular Economy Fund

John Lewis Partnership established the fund in last year using revenue generated by its 10p plastic bag charge to seek pioneering concepts for driving circularity.

RETAIL
Plantable Children's Book publishers Willsow celebrates triple win at The Gift Awards

The Leicester-based team secured Best Ethical or Sustainable Gift or Product, Best Children's, Educational and Preschool Products, and the prestigious Judges Choice awards.

PAPER GOODS
Products of Change lands strategic partnership with Licensing International

The new partnership secures the delivery of regular content and updates to Licensing International’s global membership delivered via the Products of Change team.

NETWORKING
Ben & Jerry's launches Project Mootopia to halve GHG emissions from its dairy farms

The ‘potentially game-changing’ initiative will be run as a pilot across 15 of Ben & Jerry's dairy farms by the end of 2024 with the view of rolling across entire supply chain.

FOOD
Brand Licensing Europe confirms first exhibitors for 2022

The Smurfs, Van Gogh, and Seed Folk are among an initial list of exhibitors confirmed for BLE 2022, each bringing their unique alignment with sustainability and conservation

NETWORKING
"Brands can change the world" | How Greenre is putting sustainability in the hands of children

Ahead of the Canadian stationery specialist's spot on a POC Sustainability 101 panel at Licensing Expo this month, we catch up with CEO Keith Loiselle to learn all about greenre.

FMCG
Brand Licensing Europe sponsors SiLC 22's networking afterparty

Brand Licensing Europe is showing its support for SiLC 2022 as the headline sponsor of the Conference’s post-event networking drinks.

NETWORKING
SiLC Sponsor Spotlight | Beanstalk establishes global sustainability unit

Sustainability in Licensing Conference sponsor and early supporter of Products of Change, Beanstalk is looking to align clients' and licensees' sustainability goals.

FMCG
Twin Science named among World Economic Forum's Technology Pioneers of 2022

The UK STEM toy and Education Technology company has been championed for its focus on next-generation education such as sustainability and climate change.

TOYS