Ralph Lauren Announces Comprehensive New Global Citizenship & Sustainability Strategy and Goals

Ralph Lauren Corporation unveiled its renewed strategy on Global Citizenship & Sustainability as part of its fiscal year 2019 (FY19) report, published today. The strategy, Design the Change, is both a commitment and a journey to accelerate the Company’s work across citizenship and sustainability and includes a new set of goals that bring clarity and focus to how Ralph Lauren will deliver the change required to create a better future. As part of its commitment, the Company also announced it has signed onto the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), joining…

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Fashion retailers leading sustainability trend by trialling new business models

The London Waste and Recycling Board (LWARB) and QSA Partners have announced that they are working with a number of fashion retailers to develop and pilot a range of new circular economy business models such as clothes hire, product resale, repair and rental services. The retailers – including Ted Baker, Farfetch and FW – will be exploring more sustainable ways of operating through the Circular Fashion Fast Forward project. Each retailer will explore its own bespoke approach to becoming a more circular business, developing new business models which will be…

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Major League Baseball and Discovery Education Invite Students and Educators Nationwide to Participate in the Global Sustainability Challenge

Major League Baseball® (MLB) and Discovery Education, the leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms, invite all students and educators nationwide to participate in the Global Sustainability Challenge. During this unique no-cost event, participants will explore their impact on the environment and learn about the importance of environmental stewardship through a set of flexible digital resources that can either be integrated by educators into classroom instruction or completed independently by students over the summer as part of an enrichment activity. Through a weekly challenge, participating students…

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Hershey Highlights Progress in Key Areas of Deforestation, Sustainable Cocoa and Human Rights in 2018 Sustainability Report

The Hershey Company has released its latest Shared Goodness Report, highlighting progress made on sustainability issues where Hershey can have an impact. Since announcing its Shared Goodness Promise sustainability strategy last year, the company has made significant strides in areas such as deforestation, sustainable cocoa sourcing and human rights. In 2018, Hershey announced a number of new initiatives that align with the company’s four key sustainability focus areas: Shared Futures, Shared Communities, Shared Business and Shared Planet. These initiatives include new Human Rights and Environmental policies and The Heartwarming Project, a…

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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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