Logitech has launched its first packaging with carbon impact information on the label; the company announced its intentions to include carbon information on all product packaging across its entire portfolio last June.
H&M’s drive to encourage the “reuse, remaking and recycling of unwanted garments” in the fashion world now features actress Maisie Williams, well-known for her role in Game of Thrones, as the company’s “global sustainability ambassador.” The company, striving toward a goal of only using recycled or other sustainably sourced materials by 2030, says Williams will help drive change in fashion.
General Motors recently announced plans to reduce the water intensity of its operations by 35% by 2035. While the company is not “overtly water intensive,” GM says it is constantly finding ways to drive resource efficiency and implement new solutions. Environment + Energy Leader caught up with Al Hindreth, General Motors’ global energy manager, to learn how the company is
The apparel industry, like most industries today, faces increasing environmental and social scrutiny. Apparel companies will have to adapt to sustainability, invest in decarbonization, and increase sourcing transparency to face the challenges caused by this increased attention, according to a new report from Moody’s Investors Services. Those that fail to adapt may face credit risk.
For decades, the tried-and-true formula in Asia had been to mobilize national industrial policy. Some methods have indeed seen significant success in the region. But like any model, their implementation has been fraying in recent years...
US manufacturing has become more fuel-efficient and less labor-intensive since 1998: manufacturing gross output grew by 12% through 2018, while fuel consumption decreased by 16%, according to a new report from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA).
General Motors plans to reduce the water intensity of its operations by 35% by 2035 compared to a 2010 baseline by focusing on a handful of initiatives.
Steel and mining giant ArcelorMittal has unveiled a project that the company says combines its low and zero-carbon products and wider green initiatives under one umbrella focused on achieving its ultimate 2050 net zero goal
Goodyear has put a new soybean oil procurement policy into place that the company says will help guide processors, farmers and all other members of its supply chain to establish more sustainable practices in terms of growing, harvesting and processing soybeans.
The sustainability of supply chains is a hot topic among manufacturers, as companies increasingly focus not only on their own carbon footprint and environmental impact but on the impact of their suppliers. This increasing focus is in part because the carbon footprint of a company’s own energy use is often significantly lower than that of its suppliers.
Yesterday, the US Department of Energy announced up to $52.5 million for DOE’s Industrial Assessment Centers that help American manufacturers and wastewater treatment facilities improve their efficiency, save money, and reduce their carbon footprint.
AP Moller-Maersk says it will launch the world’s first carbon neutral liner vessel in 2023, seven years ahead of its original goal. The objective will be reached earlier than planned because of advances in technology and increasing customer demand for sustainable supply chains. Maersk’s methanol feeder vessel will be able ... Read more »