Masks made mandatory at BLE as organisers detail health and safety measures

Masks will be mandatory and proof of vaccination, negative tests, or natural immunity will be required from all exhibitors and attendees when the doors of London's ExCeL open for Brand Licensing Europe next month.

NETWORKING
Kids Industries CEO Gary Pope appointed as the Products of Change children’s ambassador

Kids Industries’s co-founder and CEO Gary Pope has been appointed as the children’s ambassador for Products of Change, the global educational hub and membership organisation driving sustainable change within the consumer products sector and beyond.

RESEARCH
SILC to make its in-person debut at the Royal Geographical Society

SILC22 will be taking place in real life for the first time at London’s Royal Geographical Society on Wednesday, 22 June, 2022. Products of Change will host a networking evening session and its inaugural Products of Change Awards.

EDUCATION
POC talks BLE 2021 | "The appetite for sustainable toys is getting bigger" says Keel Toys

Ahead of its showcase at the Products of Change Sustainability Activation at Brand Licensing Europe next month, POC sits down with Keel Toys to explore its biggest success story to date, Keel Eco.

TOYS
Toys and Greeting Cards showcased in McDonalds campaign to highlight sustainability

Toys and greeting cards have been given the spotlight in a new advertising campaign from McDonalds as part of a showcase of how the fast-food giant is acting to improve its sustainability measures.

FOOD
"The world's eyes are on us" | What's behind Spurs' status as Premier League's greenest club?

Its players grow their own vegetables, drink only from carton water instead of bottled, and if you look closely enough at the crowd on a match day, you’ll spot that more and more of its fans are opting for the vegan options on the snack menus.

SPORT
Ethical lifestyle brand Ian Snow takes Gold and Bronze at 2021 Global Good Awards

The independent ethical lifestyle and gift brand, Ian Snow took home the Gold and Bronze at the 2021 Global Good Awards, a programme that recognises business for what they are doing for communities, people, and planet.

FMCG
Brand Conscience secures category win in Westfield London's Future Fashions

Brand Conscience took the win in the Graphics category for its Sus’d Sustainability Graphic, a graphic that empowers consumers to instantly judge the relative sustainability of their fashion choices.

FASHION
Selfridges brings pre-loved toys to Oxford Street in The Toy Project partnership

The retail giant is partnering with the children's charity The Toy Project in a move to reduce waste over the festive season and bring circular retail to London's Oxford Street in its latest Project Earth Resellfridges campaign.

TOYS
BLE's Retail Trends Lounge will spotlight sustainability and diversity and inclusion

Sustainability and diversity and inclusion will be the focus of conversation when Brand Licensing Europe kicks off next month, with the discussions forming part of the event’s returning Retail Trend Lounge live sessions.

EDUCATION