Banana Republic and Old Navy Announce New Goals to Accelerate Sustainable Product Offerings

In honor of Earth Day, Gap Inc. has unveiled new commitments from Banana Republic and Old Navy to accelerate the company’s use of more sustainable materials in apparel production and reduce the environmental impacts of product manufacturing. The announcement marks the latest step in Gap Inc.’s journey to integrate more sustainable product innovation and technology across its portfolio, and builds on 2017 commitments made by the company’s namesake brand Gap and Athleta. Banana Republic Banana Republic will continue to integrate sustainability into design and manufacturing decisions to reduce the environmental…

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IKEA encourages walking (and public transport) to their most sustainable store

IKEA have recently launched their most sustainable store in Greenwich, London. The store includes a range of green features, such as solar panels and rainwater collection systems, and will have a roof garden open for use by the local community. It was built from renewable construction materials and even boasts a range of sustainable furniture. And panic not, there are a range of delivery options are available at the store, including 24-hour delivery for those living in Greenwich and a bike courier service. So you won’t have to haul your…

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HP Global Study Establishes Sustainability As a New Workplace Standard for Successful Businesses

HP has unveiled a new study underscoring the importance of sustainable business practices in recruiting, hiring and retaining top talent. It also finds that employees are more productive, motivated and engaged when working for an employer who is leading the charge in social responsibility. The global, 20,000 participant survey found that 61 percent believe sustainability is mandatory for businesses1. Of those interviewed, 56 percent believe that ignoring environmental impact in the workplace is as bad as ignoring diversity and inclusion. For many businesses, the first wave of sustainable changes was…

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Lucozade Ribena Suntory’s Sustainability Journey Leads To Future-Generation Bottle Redesign

Lucozade Ribena Suntory is intensifying its sustainability programme, and is announcing the launch of an ambitious redesign project of its Ribena bottles. This is the company’s latest move to ensure all its packaging is fully recyclable within the UK’s current recycling infrastructure. The manufacturer has appointed industrial design agency Seymour Powell to lead the redesign, following an in-depth agency pitch process which began in the summer of 2018. Lucozade Ribena Suntory – one of the UK’s leading soft drinks manufacturers – has already pledged to ensure 100% of its plastic…

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HP Pledges to Make Every Page Printed Forest Positive, Carbon Neutral and Part of a Circular Economy

HP Reinvent has announced its bold vision for print sustainability – pledging that every page printed with HP will support a forest positive future, carbon neutrality, and materials designed to reduce the impact to the planet. Built on HP’s longstanding commitment to environmental innovation, this new vision supports HP’s ongoing efforts to deliver the company’s most environmentally sustainable product portfolio while transforming their business to a more efficient, circular, and sustainable model. “We are redefining the power of print to create a positive, lasting change for the planet, its people…

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