Coca‑Cola continues sustainability journey as it ends use of non-recycled plastic in all on-the-go bottles sold in Great Britain

Coca‑Cola Great Britain (GB), in partnership with Coca‑Cola Europacific Partners, has today announced that it is set to reach a significant milestone by using 100% recycled plastic in all on-the-go bottles across its entire range, as it continues its progress towards fully sustainable packaging. The move means that all plastic bottles of 500ml or less in GB are to be made with 100% recycled plastic and will continue to be fully recyclable. The rollout commences in September, when the first 100% recycled 500ml bottles will start appearing on shelves.  This milestone…

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Sustainability is important to SMEs but 40% do not understand impact of net zero finds Lloyds Bank

Though the vast majority see sustainability as important, millions of the UK’s small businesses could be struggling to understand and meet the demands of achieving Net Zero goals, according to research by Lloyds Bank. The challenges of the last year have not dimmed the UK’s 6 million small businesses’ views of sustainability. Nine out of ten SMEs (91%) see sustainability as an important consideration, and almost half (45%) say that the COVID-19 pandemic has made them think more about its role in their business. Paul Gordon, Managing Director, SME &…

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Napapijri X EcoResolution Presents a series of IGTV lives showcasing influential changemakers to educate and inspire audiences on sustainability

Iconic fashion brand Napapijri partners with EcoResolution, an environmental justice platform, to host a series of talks on Instagram showcasing young influential change-makers as they discuss their work in environmental justice, intersectional activism and movement building. In 2015 Napapijri took the decisive move towards ethical fashion by banning the use of fur and opting for an eco-fur made of synthetic Kanecaron® fibres and then in 2016 stopping the use of down from all products and instead developed a unique THERMO-FIBRE™ insulation which is light, warm and quick drying. Now in…

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Electrolux Reports Progress on New Sustainability Strategy and Includes Climate Reduction Incentive Program for Top Managers

Electrolux publishes its 2020 Sustainability Report today. The report highlights include a 70% reduction in emissions since 2015 and an innovative climate reduction element to its long-term incentive program for top managers. The report covers the company’s progress on its sustainability ambitions according to its new For the Better 2030 sustainability framework launched in March 2020. The comprehensive framework covers the areas of ‘Better Solutions’, ‘Better Company’, ‘Better Living’ and the company’s climate targets.  “I firmly believe that our new framework will help us maintain our sustainability leadership, which will…

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Cascade Dishes on a Dirty Little Secret in Larger Commitment to Sustainability

Detergent brand Cascade has partnered with actor Sterling K. Brown to launch the second installment of its “Do It Every Night” initiative, revealing a dirty little secret: running your dishwasher every night uses less water and energy than washing dishes by hand. In-home water and energy usage increased exponentially at the height of the pandemic, with the average U.S. home using nearly 21 percent more water per day, according to Phyn. Energy use has also spiked, according to the National Bureau of Economic Research, with Americans spending an additional $6…

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