Goodbye greenwashing, hello business results

This year’s forecast for sustainability trends feels like the perfect storm (in a good way) of goal-driven, but business-opportunity-driven progress. Although Forrester analysts expected at least 10 companies to face $5 million or more in fines for greenwashing, the longer-term prospects for significant environmental impact are far more promising. Gartner researchers predicted that political bodies … Read more

With Amazon tie-up, Rent the Runway faces sustainability issues

However, concerns about Amazon’s overall production volumes and working conditions remain. Activist La Manna listed a number of concerns about Amazon, including its carbon emissions reporting, which the Center for Investigative Reporting says grossly underestimates the company’s actual emissions by only counting products Amazon-branded products, which account for approximately 1% of total online sales. ; … Read more

Using technology, business leaders can create workforce purpose and drive business forward

New research shows companies can use technology to support the values ​​of their workforcePicture: Lenovo For years, HR departments near and far have preached the same cautionary line to instill a sense of constant supervision in staff: “You are still representing the company.” Nowadays, the reverse also applies: “The company always represents you.” In the … Read more

What Pakistan’s deal means for the fashion supply chain

Current factory upgrades across Bangladesh have made it a more attractive place for brands to align themselves with, he says. “There are many opportunities for countries to attract more businesses, and we believe we can help Pakistani industry benefit from this by introducing the Accord and helping the industry become safer and more sustainable.” “It’s … Read more

Ebay re-pairs with Love Island as the series’ fashion sponsor

To become a Vogue Business Member and receive the Sustainability Edit newsletter, Click here. Last summer, reality show the island of lovethe head was turned. In a surprising move, the reality show has swapped its fast fashion sponsors – which previously included Missguided and I Saw It First – for second-hand platform Ebay. Now, Ebay … Read more

Combining ESG Shared Value with Business Goals for a Net Zero Future

Bombay, December 16: India has put a lot of effort into establishing solid plans and activities that are in line to achieve sustainable growth over the past year to stand out at the top in terms of ESG engagement. Deliberating on collective achievements and navigating the way forward towards circular sustainability, ET Edge, an initiative … Read more

The year when fashion finally faced its social impact

Social impact has also taken a bigger role in brand impact reporting. Gucci’s report was released alongside a commitment to disability inclusion. Nordstrom’s report highlighted his charitable donations ($3.6 million to nonprofits, more than 40,000 pairs of shoes donated to children in need through Shoes That Fit, and 145 Black-owned brands. and Latinx added to … Read more

Transformational ESG systems will present huge business and career opportunities in 2023

SunEdison employees install photovoltaic solar panels on the roof of a Kohl’s department store … [+] July 15, 2008 in Hillsborough, New Jersey. (Photo by Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images) Getty Images “Old systems are being challenged. It is proven that they are no longer worthy. They don’t work. So, it’s a weird moment in time… it’s … Read more

This Minnesota-based company is on a mission to get rid of plastic in the bathroom

Plastic-free shampoo, deodorant and face wash from HiBAR. HiBAR Nora Schaper has the classic start-up story: She started a company, HiBAR, from her basement in Minnesota. Now, she’s in more than 10,000 stores across America, selling salon-quality plastic-free shampoos, plus a few new additions: a plastic-free face wash and deodorant. She is determined to eliminate … Read more

4 reasons why going sustainable will benefit your business

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur the contributors are theirs. Corporate sustainability. It is a topic that generates a lot of interest in the press and from individuals, organizations and governments. In fact, a 2021 UC Riverside survey indicates that nearly three-quarters of CEOs prioritize sustainability. Still, you might be wondering if sustainability is relevant to your … Read more