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Cruelty-Free: We’re Loving UGG’s New Vegan And Carbon-Neutral Shoes

3 Mins Read Aussie casual footwear UGG unveiled The Plant Power Collection, a vegan and sustainable shoe line that foregoes animal fur for carbon-neutral materials such as Hevea rubber, renewable sugarcane, and natural hemp, and we’re loving it The Fluff Sugar Platform and Fluff Sugar Sandal feature a SugarSole outsole developed from sugarcane, a renewable crop that is […]

None Of The G7’s Leading Stock Indexes Are Aligned With Paris Climate Goals, Says New Research

5 Mins Read According to new research, none of the major G7’s stock indexes are anywhere close to a 1.5°C or 2°C pathway with activists and scientists urging the largest listed G7 companies to immediately set emissions reduction targets and increase their climate action. Titled ‘Taking the Temperature: Assessing and Scaling-Up Climate Ambition in The G7 Business Sector’, […]

New Israeli Startup Hub Looks To Fast Track Sustainable Agri & FoodTech Startups

3 Mins Read Global specialty minerals and chemicals company ICL Group has launched the ICL Planet Startup Hub, which aims to fast track innovative foodtech and agritech startups to the marketplace and provide them with support, including mentoring and investment. Tel Aviv-based ICL Group has set up the ICL Planet Startup Hub to serve early stage, pilot-ready start-ups, […]

‘How To Vegan’ Author Unveils Naturally Flavoured Notorious Nooch, Nutritional Yeast Designed For Plant-Based Diets

3 Mins Read Author of ‘How To Vegan’ Steven Wildish, whose book explores the A-Z of veganism, has co-founded Notorious Nooch Co., a naturally flavoured nutritional yeast for meat-eaters and vegetarians to easily transition to plant-based diets. U.K.- based Notorious Nooch Co. is a vegan brand that aims to replicate the taste of meat and dairy to provide an easier transition for […]

SAVRpak Bags US$3.5M Series A Led By Mark Cuban After Cold Email Pitch To Disrupt Food Waste

5 Mins Read California-based anti-food waste startup SAVRpak has closed US$3.5 million in its Series A financing led by celebrity investor Mark Cuban, after co-founder Greg Maselli’s took a shot with an email pitch. Formerly known as Soggy Food Sucks, SAVRpak’s solution helps absorb moisture in food containers to keep insides fresh and crisp, preventing spoilage and food […]

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 […]

Galy’s Lab-Grown Cotton Joins Fashion For Good’s New Sustainability Initiative

4 Mins Read In a recent announcement, Galy that grows cotton from cells instead of plants has joined the global sustainability initiative Fashion For Good for its new virtual exhibition titled ‘GROW’ that will showcase the future of fashion and its new alternative materials. Boston-based Galy has joined Amsterdam-based The Fashion for Good Museum in its latest virtual and […]

Marine Plastic Waste & How You Can Help: Ocean Legacy Foundation Unveils Online Educational Platform

4 Mins Read Recently, the non-profit organization Ocean Legacy Foundation unveiled EPIC Academy, an online free educational platform that will provide individuals and communities with important knowledge on ocean plastic pollution, the various cleanup efforts, and possible solutions for forming plastic-free environments. Canadian-based Ocean Legacy Foundation (OLF) develops and executes plastic pollution emergency response initiatives across the world […]