Saturday, January 25, 2020
Adidas plastic sustainability

Adidas to make 20 million shoes from plastic waste by 2024

Adidas has pledged to sustainably source more than half of the polyester material it uses in its products
Aldi to remove plastic applicators from tampons

Aldi to remove plastic applicators from tampons

Aldi is set to scrap all plastic applicators from its own-brand tampons, saving over 14 tonnes of plastic a year.
Adidas has reached a major sustainability milestone as it announces that the share of recycled polyester in all its products will “exceed 50 per cent for the first time” in 2020.

Adidas hits major sustainable milestone with 50% recycled polyester in 2020

Adidas has reached a major sustainability milestone as it announces that the share of recycled polyester will surpass 50 per cent
Asda picks Middleton Leeds store to launch sustainability concept

Asda picks Middleton Leeds store to launch sustainability concept

Asda has unveiled plans to launch its first “sustainability store” at its Middleton branch in Leeds.
Zalando has announced its partnership with Global Fashion Agenda, the leadership forum for industry collaboration on fashion sustainability. The online marketplace joins Global Fashion Agenda as Associate Partner together with TAL Apparel and VF Corporation.

Zalando partners with Global Fashion Agenda

Zalando has announced its partnership with Global Fashion Agenda, to accelerate sustainable impact in fashion.
Debenhams sustainability

Debenhams sets new sustainability targets for the 2020s

Debenhams has unveiled its new sustainability programme to highlight new benchmarks for UK department store retailing
The body for the UK luxury industry Walpole has partnered up with British luxury brands Burberry, Dunhill, Harrods, Johnstons of Elgin, Mulberry and The Savoy to establish British luxury as a leader in sustainability.

Walpole launches its British Luxury Sustainability Manifesto

Walpole has partnered up with British luxury retailers to establish British luxury as a leader in sustainability.
Veganuary Peta The Vegan Society

Where are the fashion retailers during Veganuary?

Are fashion retailers doing enough to get involved?
Amazon has threatened employees with “termination of your employment” after a group approached the media calling for stronger climate action from the retailer.

Amazon threatens to sack employees who speak out about climate policy

Amazon has threatened employees with “termination of your employment” after a group approached the media.
Co-op Jo Whitfield

Sustainable spending reaches £29.7bn, Co-op says

The Co-op has found that sales of ethical goods and services in the UK have increased almost tenfold in 20 years.

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