Nike’s manufacturing energy and carbon director Lonny Knabe described Nike’s efforts to improve energy efficiency at their factories worldwide.
A Ceres report published today analyzed how 600 of the largest US companies are faring as they try to meet key sustainability leadership expectations. The answer: not as well as the sustainability nonprofit organization had hoped. “Turning Point: Corporate Progress on the Ceres Roadmap for Sustainability” found that many of ... Read more »
Nike signed a virtual PPA with Avangrid Renewables for 86 megawatts of wind power from Texas, enabling the company to source 100% renewable energy in North America. The deal calls for power from the Karankawa Wind Farm being constructed near Corpus Christi, Texas, which is scheduled to go online in ... Read more »
Nike has introduced a new material made from at least 50% recycled natural leather fibers, the sports apparel company announced. Called Flyleather, the material is designed to mimic athletic full-grain leather for shoes. Normally during leather manufacturing, as much as 30% of a cow’s hide gets discarded, Nike says. For ... Read more »
The lightweight packaging is made entirely of post-consumer materials such as milk and orange juice containers, and morning coffee lids.
The key to a sustainable supply chain is trust between customers and suppliers — and this can also create more profitable supplier relationships.
Despite automakers’ concerns that fuel economy standards are neither achievable nor cost-effective, the EPA has decided to keep emissions standards for model years 2022-2025 cars and light trucks.
Hundreds of major companies yesterday urged president-elect Donald Trump to implement the Paris climate agreement, which he has vowed to “cancel” once he’s in the White House.
Avery Dennison works with its customers — from fashion designers and apparel makers paper manufacturers — as well as its suppliers to rethink their approach to sustainable design and production.
Environmental managers and chief sustainability officers are increasingly looking to their supply chains to conserve natural resources and reduce carbon emissions. Considering supply chains are responsible for up to four times the greenhouse gas emissions of a company’s direct operations and many suppliers operate in water-stressed areas of the globe, ... Read more »
Nike said it has partnered with Apollo Global Management as part of the company's efforts to improve the sustainability of its supply chain.
Nike has expanded its European Logistics Campus in Belgium and implemented several new environmental sustainability aspects as part the company’s efforts to reduce the carbon footprint of its supply chain. Campus sustainability features include: 100 percent renewable energy, sourced from five locally generated sources: wind, solar, geothermal, hydroelectric and biomass. ... Read more »