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Q&A w/ ReThink Organizer Chris Brown: “There’s Very Little Awareness Of The Impact Sustainability Can Have On Running A Business”

8 Mins Read Chris Brown is the founder and director of ReThink, Hong Kong’s first dedicated sustainability conference that brings together corporates, organisations and nonprofits together to answer how businesses can accelerate change towards a more sustainable future in the city. We recently had the opportunity to chat to Chris, who told us more about ReThink, what makes […]

Nike Launches ‘Move To Zero’ Carbon & Waste Campaign To ‘Protect Future Of Sport’

2 Mins Read Sportswear giant Nike has announced a new sustainability initiative with the “singular aim” of “protecting the future of sport”. Called Move to Zero, the new campaign will see the multinational corporation dramatically shift its operations to circular models, from moving to 100% renewable energy to eliminating all single-use plastics and diverting waste into new products.  […]

Unilever Pledges To Eliminate All Fossil Fuels In Cleaning Products By 2030

3 Mins Read Anglo-Dutch FMCG giant Unilever has announced that it will swap out the carbon derived from fossil fuels in its cleaning and laundry product formulations with renewable or recycled carbon. As one of the world’s major manufacturers of cleaning and laundry products, the move is likely to drive broader industry-wide change towards sustainability.  Unilever has announced […]

IKEA Parent Ingka Ramps Up Investments To Become ‘Climate Positive’ By 2030

3 Mins Read Ingka Group, the owner of the largest share of IKEA stores, has announced an increase in sustainability investments by €600 million (US$712 million) over the next 12 months in order to reach climate positive status throughout its value chain by 2030. The plan involves spending on clean energy solutions, funding innovative startups and making its […]

Microsoft, Unilever, Nike Join Hands To Establish Net Zero Carbon Economy Group

3 Mins Read Microsoft, Unilever, Nike and six other multinational giants have teamed up to establish a new initiative aimed at helping businesses reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. Called “Transform to Net Zero”, the group will help develop and provide practical and science-based guidance and roadmaps for companies as a part of its overall ambition to railroad […]

Apple Pledges 100% Net Zero Carbon Supply Chain & Products By 2030

3 Mins Read Tech giant Apple has just pledged that its entire supply chain and products will be carbon neutral by 2030. Apple’s announcement comes as a wave of multinational corporations have renewed their sustainability commitments in recent weeks, indicating widespread demand from consumers for real climate action from businesses.  Apple announced today that it has pledged to […]

‘Reimagining Capitalism In A World On Fire’: Why A Zero Carbon Economy Can’t Happen Without Corporate Buy-In

3 Mins Read In her new book Reimagining Capitalism In a World on Fire, renowned Harvard University professor Rebecca Henderson takes on the question of why businesses have a huge role to play in addressing climate change. Based on her own university course “Reimagining Capitalism”, which grew from 28 students to over 300 each year, Henderson makes a […]