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‘Nature-Based Solutions’: Burberry Promises To Slash Emissions By 46% By 2030 & Be Climate Positive By 2040

3 Mins Read Luxury fashion house Burberry has pledged to become climate positive by 2040 and aims to do so by slashing its emissions across its extended supply chain by 46% by 2030, with the brand promising to invest in initiatives that support taking action on climate change. British-based Burberry announced its new commitment to becoming climate positive […]

Alter Eco ‘Won’t Stop Until Entire Supply Chain Is Zero-Landfill’ In Radical Transparency Push

4 Mins Read Responsible chocolate brand Alter Eco is taking the lead in radical transparency, releasing its annual sustainability report to document its environmental and human impact – both good and bad. Being “brutally honest” about failing to achieve its initial goal of 100% compostable and recyclable packaging in 2020, the company committed to continue to improve until […]

Float Foods Closes US$1.6M Seed Round To Disrupt Alt Protein Market With Plant-Based Whole Egg Substitute

4 Mins Read Singapore food tech Float Foods has raised SGD $2.2 million(approx US$1.6M) in an oversubscribed seed funding round that will go towards ramping up its R&D and accelerating commercialisation of its plant-based product, OnlyEg, in Singapore by 2022. Following news of Temasek Foundation, a non-profit under the philanthropic arm of investment fund Temasek, providing a grant to […]

Rip Curl Launches First Wetsuit Take Back Recycling Program Across Australia With TerraCycle

3 Mins Read Surf sportswear retail leader Rip Curl has announced a new partnership with Franco/U.S.-based recycling company TerraCycle, a Wetsuit Take Back Recycling Program enabling surfers to recycle their surf branded wetsuit across Australia at participating Rip Curl stores. Australian company Rip Curl has launched a program where surfers across the country can recycle their surf branded […]

Gaming Lifestyle Co Razer’s New Green Fund Makes First Investment Into Plastic-Free Toilet Paper Startup Bambooloo

5 Mins Read Razer, a billion-dollar global lifestyle brand for gamers, recently launched a new US$50 million Razer Green Fund and its very first green investment is in Bambooloo, a Singapore-based zero waste home goods brand focused on greening toilet paper. As part of its plan to support sustainable startups, Singaporean-American tech firm Razer has launched a green […]

Upcycled Vegan Supplement Startup Outcast Foods YOY Online Sales Grow By 3,872%

3 Mins Read Plant-based food technology startup Outcast Foods, which transforms unattractive produce into nutrient-dense foods and bills itself as ‘the world’s first sustainable supplement company’ has recorded a whopping 3,872% in year-on-year online sales growth, which they attribute to increasing consumer interest in reducing food waste and shopping with sustainability in mind. Canadian-based Outcast Foods takes “misfit” […]

Miyoko’s Creamery Tells Dairy Lovers ‘Milk Plants, Hug Cows’ With Giant Times Square Billboards

3 Mins Read Vegan dairy brand Miyoko’s Creamery recently unveiled giant billboards all over Times Square featuring the slogan ‘Milk Plants, Hug Cows’ as the alt cheese & butter category leader aims to raise awareness amongst New Yorkers about cruelty-free dairy and and to encourage city dwellers to try plant-based dairy alternatives in order to protect the planet. California- […]

Circular & Traceable: Pangaia X EON Launch ‘Digital Passports’ For Consumers To Track Product And Extend Use Life

4 Mins Read Material science company Pangaia recently joined forces with connected products innovator Eon to launch ‘digital passports’ for its products in an effort to promote transparency, traceability, and circularity in the fashion industry as well as encourage responsible consumer behaviour. London-based Pangaia’s new ‘digital passports’ are supported by a QR code and cloud-hosted digital twin and are […]

Fully Circular By 2030: IKEA Launches Resale Hub Concept For Secondhand Furniture

3 Mins Read IKEA has launched its much-anticipated secondhand furniture program around the world, as part of the retail giant’s goal to go fully circular by 2030. The new sustainable Circular Hub concept opening across IKEA stores were originally scheduled to land in November, but have experienced pandemic-related delays. Swedish home furnishing giant IKEA has opened its buy-back […]

Good & Gather Plant Based: U.S. Retailer Target Unveils New Vegan Product Line

3 Mins Read In a recent announcement, the eighth-largest U.S. retailer Target has unveiled a plant-based line under its largest owned brand Good & Gather private label food and beverage brand offering products like non-dairy chocolate-flavored mousse dip, chick’n tenders, buffalo-style cauliflower wings and many more. Target’s food and beverage owned brand Good & Gather launched back in […]

Johnnie Walker Makes Forest Protection, Eco Packaging & Renewable Energy Commitments With New 2030 Plan

4 Mins Read Popular Scotch whisky maker Johnnie Walker recently unveiled its ‘Next Steps Initiative’, a series of sustainability commitments that will see the company attempt to reduce its environmental footprint through various packaging solutions, help restore natural landscapes and raise awareness about ‘sustainable socialising’. The Diageo-owned company new initiative lists several steps on how to become more eco-responsible […]

British Catering Giant Compass Group To Replace 40% Animal Proteins By 2030

4 Mins Read Compass Group is planning to replace 40% of the animal-based foods throughout its supply chain with alternative proteins as part of its net-zero emissions campaign. The British multinational foodservice conglomerate also pledged to halve food waste and source a greater share of its produce from regenerative agriculture to reach its goal.  Compass Group, the biggest […]

Beauty Brand Izzy Unveils 100% Reusable, Zero Waste & Carbon-Neutral Mascara

3 Mins Read Beauty Brand Izzy has recently launched what it claims as the “world’s first zero-waste mascara” as the company regrinds and melts down the applicators and wipers after use to make new ones, and even the water that collects from the triple cleaning process is reused rather than unneccesarly releasing it into the oceans. New York-based […]

FedEx Philippines Joins The Plastic Flamingo To Transform Its Waste & Tackle Marine Pollution In The Region

3 Mins Read Shipping service FedEx Philippines recently announced that it is partnering with social enterprise The Plastic Flamingo to ethically dispose of its plastic waste, tackle marine plastic pollution and support a circular economy in the region. The Philippines is one of the top contributors to global ocean plastic pollution, along with other fellow ASEAN countries like […]

Center for Contemporary Sciences Partners With GlassWall Syndicate To Fund Alternatives To Animal Testing

3 Mins Read Non-profit organization Center for Contemporary Sciences(CCS) recently announced its partnership with GlassWall Syndicate to provide financial assistance to those companies that are developing technologies or products that refrain from animal-testing and instead choose alternative sustainable testing methods. Launched in 2020, CCS works on innovative and evidence-based research methods with its foundation in human biology and strives to […]

Sofit Plus: Hershey India Debuts Plant-Protein Drink For Undernourished Children

4 Mins Read Hershey India, a subsidiary of leading global chocolate giant the Hershey Company, announced recently that it has developed Sofit Plus, a plant protein drink made from soy that was created to meet the nutritional requirements of underprivileged children. As part of its ‘Nourishing Minds’ social initiative, Hershey India developed a soy protein drink after collaborating […]