UNRIC launches #EUBeachCleanUp campaign

The United Nations, the European Union, and the Smurfs are teaming up to clean beaches across the world through the new initiative.

EDUCATION
Ocearch readies for inaugural Licensing Expo Virtual

As exhibitors prepare for this year’s fully virtual Licensing Expo, Ocearch’s chief marketing officer, Nicole Ralston, took time out to speak to POC about the company and what they will be sharing at the event.

EDUCATION
Products of Change announces global expansion

Products of Change (PoC) has expanded its reach into the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand ahead of its free sustainability clinics at Licensing Expo

NETWORKING
100 Days of Possibility leading to COP26

Launched today on Earth Overshoot Day (29 July), the 100 Days of Possibility are proven and scalable solutions that countries, cities and businesses can action to minimise humanity’s ecological footprint.

RESEARCH
Universal Beijing Resort achieves LEED Gold

Universal Beijing Resort is the world's first theme park resort to receive the prestigious LEED Community Gold certificate after passing the LEED assessment for Cities and Communities.

NET ZERO
100,000 single-use bottles saved at golfing event

A combination of water stations and refillable water bottles helped golf’s R&A avert the need for around 100,000 single-use plastic water bottles at the 149th Open.

SPORT
Team GB athletes urged to prevent plastic pollution

Team GB athletes have been invited to help kick plastics out of sport by making a pledge to support fellow athlete, Hannah Mills’ Big Plastic Pledge.

SPORT
Changing plastic for good

Canadian company Change Plastic for Good is pioneering a revolutionary product called BDP (breakdown plastic), which can be added to plastics to speed up decomposition.

PLASTICS
Inditex brings forward its net zero emissions target

Spanish fashion retailer, Inditex will bring forward its net zero emission targets by a whole decade to 2040 (previously 2050).

NET ZERO
Young designers changing the world

Environmental charity, Hubbub has announced the winners of its 2021 sustainable design competition for students, Design by Nature.

DESIGN