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From the Agora - Consumers and Sustainability
UPS Invests in Arrival, Accelerates Fleet Electrification with Order of 10,000 Electric Delivery Vehicles   
February 04, 2020
Source: Sustainable Brands - UPS today said its venture capital arm, UPS Ventures, has completed a minority investment in Arrival, which makes electric vehicle (EV) platforms and purpose-built vehicles that offer a highly competitive value proposition when...
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Retailers Get Serious About Sustainability Into 2020   
February 04, 2020
Source: Forbes - What a year a difference makes in the world of retail getting serious about sustainability. The subject is no longer just a headline retailers are throwing around to tick a millennial happy box.
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Outdoor Market’s Biggest Failure: Inability to Communicate Sustainability   
February 04, 2020
Source: Footwear News - Sustainability is a critically important pillar of the outdoor industry. And yet, it has trouble communicating eco-friendly messaging to its consumers.
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The Brands Working Hard to Make Your Jeans More Sustainable Who What Wear Zoe Anastasiou   
February 03, 2020
Source: Yahoo - In fact, Greenpeace reports that the average pair of jeans “takes 7000 litres of water to produce.” To put that into perspective, if the average person drinks three litres of water per day, one pair of jeans is equivalent to a...
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How Sustainability Platform Positive Luxury Is Plotting Its Growth   
February 03, 2020
Source: Forbes - Sustainability platform Positive Luxury is known for guiding brands and labels to take greener steps and work towards a more environmentally-sound model. Launched by Diana Verde Nieto and Karen Hanton in 2011, the company is...
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Walmart, Dell, HP, Best Buy, Intel, and Toshiba Launch Sustainability Consortium for Electronics   
February 03, 2020
Source: Treehugger - The Sustainability Consortium has been launched by heavy hitters in the electronics and retail sectors as an effort to help consumers identify - and of course purchase - "green" electronics.
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These golf apparel brands are moving to more sustainable and earth-friendly products   
January 31, 2020
Source: Golf Digest - With golf's most environmentally minded tournament on the schedule this week, we've rounded up our favorite golf apparel companies also focused on sustainability. Just like the Waste Management Open has developed a cachet for its...
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Why you shouldn’t feel guilty about paper packaging when you shop online   
January 31, 2020
Source: Fortune - In conversations with other CEOs across a wide range of industries, I hear firsthand that consumers in markets around the world are not only motivated to be more environmentally conscious, but are exercising their influence...
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Edwin USA Relaunches with a Sustainable Denim Made by Saitex   
January 30, 2020
Source: Sourcing Journal - Edwin is getting a second wind. The Japanese heritage denim brand relaunched this week in the U.S. with a new leadership team and focus on sustainability.
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Sainsbury’s net zero pledge: EU retailers ramping up the pressure for sustainable food system transition   
January 30, 2020
Source: Food Navigator - Sainsbury’s is investing to make its operations carbon neutral by 2040. The news comes as further evidence that sustainability is an important issue for the food industry’s European retail customers and consumers, contributing to...
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