Kirsty Woods: Hexpol

Kirsty Woods, Development Technologist from Hexpol TPC takes you through how they build a bio based plastic, and what is the difference between bio based and biodegradable.

PLASTICS
Video games promote mental health messages

Codemasters has partnered with the UK government and Public Health England to drive public awareness messages around mental health and coronavirus in DIRT 5, DiRT Rally 2.0 and GRID.

GAMING
eBay launches certified refurbished hub

Latest lockdown trend from eBay UK reveals one refurbished item selling every 14 seconds on the online marketplace in the last year.

RETAIL
Prams for Good initiative unveiled

Prams for Good has the aim of matching families in need with pre-loved prams and pushchairs, to enable them to get out and about with their babies and children.

RETAIL
Iceland pledges to net-zero by 2040

Iceland has become the first food retailer internationally to join the Climate Pledge, a commitment to be net-zero carbon by 2040 – a decade ahead of the Paris Agreement’s goal of 2050.

RETAIL
Goldman Sachs invests $156bn in sustainability

David Solomon, Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO shared on the company’s website an update on its sustainable finance commitment.

FINANCIAL
Our story: Stay Wild swimwear

Encouraging customers to send back their old swimwear for recycling is key to building a cleaner, greener business for Natalie Glaze and Zanna Van Dijk, co-founders of fashion brand Stay Wild.

FASHION
Products of Change Q1 update

Products of Change members met over Zoom on Thursday 4 March to discuss progress the group has made so far.

NETWORKING
George at Asda launches clothes recycling scheme

Customers will receive a 10% off voucher for George.com when they pack up their old and unwanted clothes.

FASHION
Upcoming Products of Change webinars

Hear from James George, the development network lead from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation on the circular economy on March 18 and Kirsty Wood from Hexpol TPE on plant-based plastics on March 22.

NETWORKING