Green Software Foundation launched

Accenture, GitHub, Microsoft and ThoughtWorks launch the Green Software Foundation with the Linux Foundation to put sustainability at the core of software engineering.

RESEARCH
Tackling single-use plastic water bottles

The #OneLess campaign, together with 40 organisations and businesses has called on London’s Mayor, Sadiq Khan, to lead the charge on tackling single-use plastic water bottle pollution in the city.

PLASTICS
Aluminium cups roll out across the States

The Ball Aluminum Cup is designed to be used at home and in other areas where disposable plastic cups are common, including indoor and outdoor venues.

DESIGN
Kellogg’s commits to better food for people and planet

The British business pledges investment in making its cereals healthier, feeding more people in need and it reducing the carbon footprint of its cereal boxes.

FOOD
Only brands with purpose will survive

Pamela Stathaki, head of sustainability at The Marketing Store, will present at the Brand & Licensing Innovation Summit on ‘Why CSR is the most important plan for 2021’.

EDUCATION
Co-op and Hubbub to open community fridges

Major new partnership will see 100 new community fridges added to Hubbub’s network to reach 250 by the end of 2021.

FOOD
Everyone is Awesome LEGO set celebrates diversity

New set designed to celebrate the diversity of fans to be released June 1 to mark the start of Pride month.

TOYS
Supermarkets to collect salad bags, crisp packets and biscuit wrappers

By the end of the year, more supermarkets will be able to take all types of plastic bags and wrapping for sorting and recycling, including salad bags, crisp packets, biscuit wrappers, bread bags and frozen food bags.

PACKAGING
Is getting to net zero going to be enough?

June Kirkwood, ambassador for Net Zero initiatives within the Products of Change community considers whether getting to net zero really will be enough.

NET ZERO
Wayfair director to headline at Licensing Summit

Ankit Mangal will discuss brand discoverability and ecommerce success during next month’s online Brand & Licensing Innovation Summit.

EDUCATION