Etsy targets Gen Z with Depop

Etsy, the online marketplace for handmade and vintage wares is buying UK-based second-hand shopping app Depop for $1.625 billion.

FASHION
What is net zero?

It seems not a day goes by without a news headline about net zero and greenhouse gas emissions. But what does it all really mean?

NET ZERO
100% recycled bottles for Coca-Cola by 2030

Coca-Cola Europacific Partners will increase the use of recycled PET in its plastic bottles to reach 100% recycled or renewable plastic by 2030 in Western Europe.

FOOD
B&Q owner links loan to responsible business

Kingfisher has entered into a £550m three-year revolving credit facility linked to ambitious sustainability and community-based targets.

FINANCIAL
Toy recycling and reusing must be more accessible

Gary Pope, co-founder at marketing agency Kids Industries, one of the sponsors for the Sustainability in Licensing Conference (SILC) on 24-25 June talks about toy sustainability.

TOYS
Primark partners with sustainable textile producer

Primark has teamed up with Recover to certify and produce a range of planet-friendly leisurewear options.

FASHION
Unilever introduces recyclable toothpaste tubes

Unilever’s oral care brands including Signal, Pepsodent and Closeup have announced plans to convert their entire global toothpaste portfolio to recyclable tubes by 2025.

PACKAGING
Mattel x Tesla Cybertruck sells out

Hot Wheels and Mattel Creations’ 1:10th scale radio controlled Tesla Cybertruck sold out within minutes of launch.

TOYS
£1 million fund to boost flexible plastic recycling

Mars UK, Mondelez International, Nestlé, PepsiCo and Unilever to finance and launch £1m Flexible Plastic Fund.

PLASTICS
Sustainability in Licensing Conference 2021 will be fully digital

The Sustainability in Licensing Conference (SILC21) now to go ahead as an entirely digital event on 24-25 June 2021

EDUCATION