Bridgestone has launched a campaign that invites its partners to work together to implement sustainable and responsible practices within the natural rubber value chain, the tire company says. The campaign, A Layered Journey, demonstrates how the company is focusing on the sustainable procurement of
Several major sustainable apparel organizations formed an alliance that their executive leaders hope will accelerate change and produce new efficiencies in the industry.
The Kraft Heinz Company is making progress against goals related to improving packaging sustainability, according to their second-ever Environmental Social Governance (ESG) Report, which was published this week.
Gap Inc. and the global nonprofit Textile Exchange are developing the Preferred Fiber Toolkit, a resource that the partners say will be publicly released and could be used by sourcing and design teams to help companies in the apparel industry meet their sustainability goals.
Starbucks took a step forward today in the chain’s efforts to phase out plastic straws worldwide. The company is rolling out lightweight recyclable strawless lids for iced beverages sold in the United States and Canada.
The Absolut Company says they are rolling out 2,000 paper bottle prototypes as part of the Paper Bottle Company initiative. The first production run goes into controlled testing this November.
Unilever announced plans to eliminate fossil fuels from its cleaning products by 2030. The company anticipates moving to sourcing renewable or recycled carbon for cleaning and laundry product formulations.
Timberland wants all of their products to give back more than they take by 2030. In this deep dive, Timberland’s manager of environmental stewardship Zack Angelini discusses how the global outdoor lifestyle brand plans to achieve these new goals.
Finnish pulp and paper manufacturer Stora Enso plans to build a pilot plant to produce their fiber-based foam material for protective packaging and cushioning.
Adidas and American sneaker designer Sean Wotherspoon developed new vegan footwear made from plant-based materials and upcycled fabric. Their SuperEarth Superstar shoe is set to release at the end of this month.
Ralph Lauren Corporation has invested in a sustainable material science startup that developed a process for upcycling natural fibers such as cotton waste into performance materials. The fashion giant seeks to scale up this process, and create sustainable apparel from it.
Mastercard developed a new sustainable card program for card issues globally aimed at reducing the amount of first-use polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plastic used for manufacturing cards. The company also introduced a directory of sustainable materials and vendors for financial institutions.