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Puma Offers Financial Incentives to Improve Suppliers’ Environmental Management

Sports company Puma and European bank BNP Paribas have teamed up to offer a supplier financing program to Puma suppliers that improve their environmental, health and safety and social performance. Supply chain financing allows a large corporation to provide attractive financing options to its suppliers, which benefit from the corporation’s … Read more »

Kering Open-Sources EP&L Methodology

More than 93 percent of Kering’s environmental impact falls within its supply chain, according to its Environmental Profit & Loss (EP&L) Methodology and 2013 Group Results. The EP&L is the company’s monetary valuation of the environmental impacts across its operations and supply chains. Kering, the French luxury goods holding company … Read more »

Environmental Leader

Environmental Leader Introduces Editorial Advisory Board

Environmental Leader LLC has assembled a group of experts from across the environmental, energy and sustainability industries, including end-users, vendors, consultants and academics, that will advise on the editorial direction of its leading group of environment and energy publications: EnvironmentalLeader.com, EnergyManagerToday.com and EnvironmentEnergyPro.com. “The Environmental Leader LLC editors and I … Read more »

Cradle to Cradle Certified Companies See Cost, Environmental Benefits

Companies including Aveda, Ecover, Puma and Shaw Industries have cut costs, improved product value, developed new revenue streams and avoided risks using the Cradle to Cradle certified product standard, according to a report. Impacts of the Cradle to Cradle Certified Products Program, released by the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation … Read more »

Coalition Backs Natural Capital Framework

The Natural Capital Coalition — a multi-stakeholder coalition whose business signatories include Coca Cola, Kingfisher and Dow Chemical — is seeking to create a framework to standardize how the economic value of natural resources is accounted for and valued. The Natural Capital Protocol is supported by, among others, the United Nations Environment Programme, the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation, and … Read more »

Greenpeace Detox Soccer

Toxic Chemicals in World Cup Soccer Gear, Greenpeace Says

Soccer merchandise produced by adidas, Nike and Puma ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil has been found to contain hazardous chemicals, according to an investigation by Greenpeace Germany. Independent laboratories tested 33 items including shoes, goalkeeper gloves and the official “Brazuca” ball for a range of substances … Read more »

Nike, Puma in Talks to Develop Bio-Leather Shoes from Chicken Feathers

Eco-leather Corp., a company that aims to commercialize breathable leather made from chicken feathers, is collaborating with Nike and Puma on developing an athletic shoe made out of non-toxic materials, Fast Company reports. Eco-leather is the brainchild of University of Delaware chemist Richard Wool, who makes bio-based leather using techniques … Read more »

Little Monsters clothing

Toxic Chemicals Found in Kids’ Clothes from Disney, Gap, 10 Other Brands

Disney, Burberry, Adidas and other major brands tested positive for hazardous chemicals in their children’s clothes and shoes, according to a Greenpeace investigation. A Little Story About the Monsters in Your Closet details chemicals found in children’s products from 12 clothing brands: Adidas, American Apparel, Burberry, C&A, Disney, GAP H&M, … Read more »

Firms Ignore Environmental Costs at Own Risk

Ignoring companies’ environmental impact is not acceptable — and renders sustainability impossible, according to a Guardian Sustainable Business blog post. Requiring all corporations to be transparent about their financial, environmental and human health costs would be good first step, Joseph Zammit-Lucia writes. “We can then start an open discussion asking: if … Read more »

How to Win Customers and Save Money with Sustainable Products

How to Win Customers and Save Money with Sustainable Products

Corporate spending on product sustainability initiatives will accelerate as sustainable product pioneers such as H&M, Nokia and Puma share evidence of the business benefits they achieved, according to a report from Verdantix. Companies including Adidas, Danone, GSK and Jaguar Land Rover are investing in product sustainability and reaping the benefits … Read more »

Dow Chemicals

Dow’s 6 Secrets to Corporate Sustainability Leadership

Corporations, like leaders, display habits that can identify their commitment to sustainability, says Dow Chemical’s vice president of sustainability and environment, Neil Hawkins. He singles out six habits that he says leading green businesses must embody in a column for Ensia magazine. Hawkins categorizes the habits under three core ideas: … Read more »