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Is Reporting on Risk Tougher than Reporting on Success?

Is Reporting on Risk Tougher than Reporting on Success?

From the editor: Measuring and reporting on environmental initiatives and progress has always been a challenge. But with the right tools, companies are increasingly able to quantify – and share – the results of their sustainability management projects. But this week, two separate studies indicated that reporting on progress may not be enough.

Aquifil Reclaims Carpets in First US Facility, Fabricates Fiber for Fashion Industry

Aquifil Reclaims Carpets in First US Facility, Fabricates Fiber for Fashion Industry

Yarn manufacturer Aquifil found it could get extract its Nylon 6 fibers from carpets. So the company created its own recycling process and is now opening its first carpet recycling center in Phoenix, boosting its own bottom line and making more product for sustainable fashion.

Brewers Stamp Out the Stigma of Recycled Water with Craft Beer

Brewers Stamp Out the Stigma of Recycled Water with Craft Beer

Three brewing companies in the Denver area have begun brewing beer made from recycled water. The breweries received shipments of direct potable reuse water produced by a mobile water treatment plant this week; the 330 gallons of water delivered to each brewery are earmarked to become Colorado’s first craft beer from recycled water.

Water Risk Addressed Not-So-Well by Meat, Ag Industries, Report Shows

Water Risk Addressed Not-So-Well by Meat, Ag Industries, Report Shows

Water is currently one of the biggest risks to the $5 trillion food industry. In fact, the global food sector uses 70% of the world’s freshwater. A new report from Ceres ranks the top 42 largest global food and beverage companies, and shows who’s doing the best. And the worst.

Industrial Companies, Municipalities ‘De-risk’ Existing Water Supplies w/Wastewater Reuse Plans

Industrial Companies, Municipalities ‘De-risk’ Existing Water Supplies w/Wastewater Reuse Plans

Climate volatility has led to an increasing focus on resiliency and water supply risk, both for companies and municipalities, and that focus is driving investment in water reuse/reclaimed wastewater solutions. While much of the focus has centered on municipal utilities, industrial companies are also expanding their role in water reuse adoption to supplement their ongoing water needs, according to…

Not Reporting Potential Value of Environmental Risk Leads to Missed Financial Opps

Not Reporting Potential Value of Environmental Risk Leads to Missed Financial Opps

While more and more companies today are focusing on environmental programs, processes and products, many of them are not capturing – or reporting on – the financial value they’re gaining from strong environmental performance, according to research from Accenture, CDP and Hermes Investment Management. And that is a huge missed opportunity, Accenture says.

Samsung Won’t Consort with Korindo; NGOs Claim Credit

Samsung Won’t Consort with Korindo; NGOs Claim Credit

Samsung IT says its subsidiary will not pursue any business with the Korean-Indonesian conglomerate Korindo, a company linked to rainforest destruction practices. A petition, launched by SumOfUs.org and delivered by Mighty Earth directly to Samsung’s Corporate Social Responsibility team, was part of an extensive two-month campaign, calling on Samsung to drop the joint venture or any business partnership with Korindo. But Samsung IT still needs to clean up its palm oil practices, the groups say.

Has the Sustainable Fashion Industry Reached a Tipping Point?

Has the Sustainable Fashion Industry Reached a Tipping Point?

In the world of environmental management, hearing about clothing manufacturers chasing sustainable textiles, processes, and supply chains is nothing new. But the latest annual, elite fashion-fest in the Big Apple, New York Fashion Week, may just be an indication of how far the industry has come. And we may have reached a tipping point…