Wednesday, January 29, 2020
VF Corp Ethical

VF Corp recognised as an ethical company for 3rd straight year

VF Corporation has announced its recognition as one of the world's most ethical companies by the Ethisphere Institute.
Selfridges exotic skins

Selfridges bans exotic skins

Selfridges has announced a pledge to phase out exotic skins by 2020 in the latest move to become a sustainable retailer.
Fairtrade

COMMENT: 6 things I learnt from creating a sustainable sourcing model

Suranga Herath shares his insight and advice for other retailers looking to create their own sustainable sourcing models.
CoGo app

Hands On with the CoGo app

CoGo - short for "connecting good" - is a mobile app which connects people with companies that match with their ethical views.
Asics I:CO

Asics joins I:CO to reduce CO2 emissions by 55%

Asics has announced its partnership with I:CO, an innovator in sustainable clothing and shoes, to recycle and reuse its products.
Police were called to Scottish IKEA after thousands were reported to descend upon the store for a huge game of hide and seek.

Ikea officially opens new Greenwich store

Ikea's first full-sized big-box format store in London in 14 years has finally opened.
Farfetch

Farfetch joins list of retailers banning fur from collections

Online fashion retailer Farfetch has become the latest retailer to ban the sale of fur from its list of brands.

Amazon, Sports Direct & TK Maxx accused of “shocking” lack of sustainability action

The Environmental Audit Committee has slammed major retailers for “failing to take action to reduce their environmental impact.
M&S plastic

M&S’s new take-back scheme recycles plastic into playground equipment

Marks & Spencer customers can now bring back non-recyclable plastic packaging that is then recycled into playground equipment.
Morrisons Waitrose

Morrisons & Waitrose introduce new crackdowns on plastic bags

Morrisons and Waitrose have both introduced crackdowns on plastic packaging in a bid to tackle pollution.

Feature Resource

[Whitepaper] Retail Lessons From China

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