Retail needs to diversify supply chains post-COVID

The impact of COVID-19 has exposed the overreliance on single suppliers and single-country supply routes for many businesses

RESEARCH
Unilever shareholders to vote on climate plans

Global giant will ask shareholders to vote on its climate change plans at its AGM in May; the first time a blue-chip company will give investors a say on climate strategy

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Sustainable book list

Looking for the perfect book to expand your eco-know-how? Here’s a few suggestions of green reads for you

EDUCATION
Uniqlo jacket use 100% recycled down

Jackets are made from recycled down that customers return to Uniqlo stores as part of its recycling programme

FASHION
Icon launches sustainable Xmas jumper

Icon’s Christmas jumper range is made from 100% organic cotton and is reversible so can be worn throughout winter

FASHION
EU to cut greenhouse gasses by 55% by 2030

This level of ambition for the next decade will put the EU on a balanced pathway to reaching climate neutrality by 2050

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WHSmith commits to net zero

Retailer has reduced absolute carbon emissions by 45% since 2006 and aims to be net zero by 2025

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…Packaging expert Mike Swain from Pack IDS

…Packaging expert Mike Swain from Pack IDS

PACKAGING
60 seconds with… June Kirkwood

“The coronavirus pandemic has prompted many people to question existing business models, with sustainability now firmly on the agenda.”

NETWORKING
Sustainable guidelines for licensing

Products of Change holds its first meeting to create a set of sustainable guidelines for the brand and licensing industry.

EDUCATION