Nestlé unveils new double-stacking rail logistics plan to reduce carbon footprint

Nestlé UK & Ireland has unveiled plans to increase freight capacity on trains to allow the double-stacking of products, an important step towards reducing its carbon footprint. The new curtain-sided rail container with a raising roof, designed to transport double-stacked palletised products by rail, was displayed at the Multimodal Exhibition in Birmingham this week.   The design of the container overcomes an important barrier as the height of road trailers differs from rail containers due to the height constraints of the rail network, meaning transport by rail had not been a winning option for…

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Avery Dennison’s atma.io launches groundbreaking sustainability features to minimize carbon footprint and eliminate waste

Avery Dennison Corporation is pleased to announce new features to its atma.io connected product cloud, which will help transform how brands meet net-zero targets and reduce waste across the supply chain. Currently, over 22 billion items are managed by the platform across the apparel, retail, food, and healthcare segments. Six of the top 20 apparel brands globally by revenue and four of the top 10 quick-service restaurants (QSRs) use the platform. Following atma.io’s recent win in the FDA food traceability challenge and the announcement of its partnership with Higg, the…

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Tred announces Mastercard green debit card to help track and offset customers’ carbon footprint

Tred are launching a Mastercard green debit card in the UK, enabled by global payments platform Nium’s card issuing service. Our mission is to make your money work for both you and the planet, because it’s through your money that you can make an impact on climate change. Our first focus is to make everyday spending more sustainable through our debit card and accompanying app. The Tred green debit card, made from recycled plastic, will be the UK’s first green debit card that gives you the all-in-one ability to track,…

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Dow and Crocs Announce a New Collaboration To Help Lower the Carbon Footprint of Crocs’ Iconic Footwear

Dow, and Crocs Inc., a global leader in innovative casual footwear, have announced an exciting collaboration to create shoes that balance environmental responsibility with effective performance. Dow will supply bio-based materials for use in Crocs’ manufacturing process, which have an even lower CO2 impact than their current Croslite™ material, providing a more sustainable choice for Crocs’ customers everywhere. This involves Crocs introducing bio-based Croslite™ into its shoes – the predominant material in Crocs footwear. This bio-based material uses Dow’s new ECOLIBRIUM™ technology to create a more sustainable solution with a…

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M&S Resets Plan A With Pledge To Cut Its Carbon Footprint By A Third By 2025 As Part Of Its Commitment To Be Fully Net Zero By 2040

M&S has reset its Plan A sustainability programme, with a singular focus on becoming a net zero Scope 3 business across its entire supply chain and products by 2040. The retailer has set out a detailed roadmap to net zero using science-based targets aligned to the UN ambition of limiting global warming to 1.5c. The ambitious target would see M&S achieve full net zero ten years ahead of the government’s UK-wide strategy and will require rapid decarbonisation of its business to cut its carbon footprint by a third by 2025,…

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