Toy Industries of Europe reveals 2021 Play for Change Awards finalists

Returning for the second year running, the 2021 Play for Change Awards were launched to recognise the innovation and development across sustainability, empowerment, and future skills within the toy space.

TOYS
Listen to the POC Podcast | We talk to Gibsons Games MD, Kate Gibson

This month, the Products of Change Podcast chats with Kate Gibson, the managing director of the British family-owned jigsaw puzzles and board game specialist, Gibsons Games.

TOYS
POC's first North America and Canada meeting marks milestone moment for the sustainability movement

National Geographic, Microsoft, and Walmart were among the 52 licensing and retail executives to join POC's first North America and Canada meeting.

NETWORKING
"Europe's been ahead, but now the US has woken up" | Andrea Green shares her sustainable journey

Products of Change's US Ambassador, Andrea Green talks us through her journey with sustainability in a market that has finally woken up to the conversation.

NETWORKING
Labour pledges £28bn a year to tackle climate crisis

Rachel Reeves vows to be the UK's 'first green chancellor' as the Labour Party promises to spend £28bn a year on tackling the climate change crisis.

NET ZERO
McDonald's to overhaul Happy Meal toys in global sustainability move

McDonald's details a major global move to make all of its Happy Meal toys from renewable, recycled, or certified materials by the end of 2025.

TOYS
The LEGO Foundation donates $150m to Covid-hit kids

The LEGO Foundation has pledged a donation of $150 million to support children and families around the world affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

TOYS
SC Johnson launches The Blue Paradox experience in London

SC Johnson, the Mr Muscle and Duck brand owner, has launched an immersive experience to educate consumers on the impact of plastic waste on the Earth's oceans.

PLASTICS
Aqua & Rock fires up sustainable fashion scene

The ethical lifestyle brand, Aqua & Rock lit up Covent Garden's fashion scene this week with the launch of a new collaboration with the entertainment brand, Discovery Inc.

FASHION
Formula E becomes first sport to join the SBTi to tackle global warming

Formula E is taking its efforts to tackle global warming up a gear by becoming the first sport to join the Science Based Targets initiative and the Business Ambition Pledge to limit warming to 1.5°C.

SPORT