To help spur what it calls the “New Plastic Economy,” the Ellen MacArthur Foundation plans to launch a $2 million innovation prize in partnership with the Prince of Wales’s International Sustainability Unit.
VF Corporation the driving force behind North Face, Timberland and Wrangler, is upping its use of ethically sourced materials by introducing a new welfare policy and banning the use of angora, fur and exotic leathers.
The California-based Center of Environmental Health received an award this week for its efforts to stomp out the use of chemical flame retardants. By focusing on corporate purchasing guidelines, the organization has had impact far beyond its four walls.
After six consecutive quarters of declining sales, Whole Foods is in trouble. The company says it will open a chain selling lower-priced groceries, and has curtailed its expansion plans. But is it enough to satisfy Wall Street?
As the first 100 days of the Trump Administration draw to a close, L’Oreal issues a strong pitch for renewable energy in its new progress report.
CVS Pharmacy announced on Wednesday that it would be stripping certain toxic ingredients from its personal care products. It’s the latest manufacturer to acknowledge the push from consumers, advocacy groups and state agencies for companies to be more responsible in what they put in their care products.
Tom Chappell co-founded Tom’s of Maine and revolutionized the personal care industry. He now wants to do the same for clothing, but Americans’ preference for cheaply-made apparel is a huge barrier to the success of his new venture, Rambler’s Way.
A case before the Supreme Court over the “ownership”of a printer cartridge could have profound impact on our rights when it comes to using, fixing or reselling smartphones and other technology.
Sweden is home to what may be the world’s first shopping center selling only recycled, upcycled and repurposed goods. ReTuna operates as part mall, part social enterprise.
Today, the apparel company released its 2016 sustainability report outlining several new goals including a pledge to become climate positive throughout its entire value chain by 2040.
The “tiny” tax on sweetened drinks would allow the city of Philadelphia to expand education programs, spruce up recreation facilities and put some money aside for rainy-day needs. But demand for soda products has slipped to the point that jobs are affected, say some local analysts.
The average American family saves an average of $500 a year on utility bills due to improved energy-efficiency standards for appliances, according to a report released this week.