Nike: CSR & Sustainability News

NIKE, Inc. is engaged in design, development and marketing of footwear, apparel, equipment and accessory products. NIKE is a seller of athletic footwear and athletic apparel in the world. The Company sells its products to retail accounts, through NIKE-owned retail stores, and Internet sales, and through a mix of independent distributors and licensees, in over 170 countries around the world. NIKE’s athletic footwear products are designed primarily for specific athletic use.

The World’s Leaders in Sourcing Sustainable Cotton Has Some Surprises

The NGO Solidaridad released its annual sustainable cotton rankings. The survey's researchers considered initiatives that are transforming the apparel industry, such as the…

Nike Pushes Recycling a Big Step Further With ‘Flyleather’

Nike says it has developed a low-carbon, low-impact leather material that could become “game-changing” for both its high performance and role in boosting…

300 Global Companies Commit to Science-Based Climate Targets Ahead of Climate Week NYC

At least 300 companies are now aligned with the Science Based Targets initiative, which provides a framework to help companies stay competitive while…

Nike Jumps On Upcycling Bandwagon With New Shoe Packaging

The new shoeboxes will be made from 100 percent post-consumer waste, including milk and orange juice containers and coffee lids.

Nike To Launch High-Performance Hijab For Muslim Athletes

Nike will release a high-performance hijab for female Muslim athletes next year, becoming the first major athletic brand to design such an item…

3p Weekend: 10 Companies Offering Paid Family Leave to All Employees

The United States remains the only industrialized nation that does not mandate paid family leave for all workers. Thankfully, some companies are beginning…

3p Weekend: 7 Companies Making the Circular Economy a Reality

A true circular economy is still a long way off. But forward-thinking companies are inching closer to making it a reality. Read on…

Greenpeace Calls Out Leading Fashion Brands in ‘Detox Catwalk’

In what Greenpeace calls its third annual “Detox Catwalk,” the environmental organization lauds the companies making a change, while rattling the cages of…

Nike Closes the Loop with Shoes Made From Trash

More than 70 percent of Nike footwear is made from its own trash, the company announced this month.

5 Companies Engaging Their Employees Around Sustainability

Sustainability helps to create a more positive brand and increases a company’s leadership role within the industry. These five companies are well-known for…

Rationality is Ruining Us — Final Thoughts on Climate Week

Aman Singh explains how policymakers and businesses created a crescendo of frustration and urgency on climate change at last week's Climate Week NYC.

3p Weekend: 8 Unique Internships That Make Learning Fun

Internships are vital for any student thinking about their future, but choosing an internship can be tricky. They often range from the dull…

How Nike Embraced CSR and Went From Villain to Hero

In the late 1990s, faced with overwhelming public anger, Nike accepted responsibility for poor working conditions in its supplier factories and vowed to…

A Brief History of Sustainable Fashion

A brief look into the industry’s storied past illuminates how corporate style-setters have responded to shifting consumer demands, market trends and natural resource…

The Rise of Sustainable Fibers in the Fashion Industry

The road toward more sustainable fibers will be a long one with plenty of failures and misses, but it's necessary for a more…