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Sustainability

Sustainability Archives

New Zealand personal care brand Ethique concentrates on raising the bar

Brianne West’s B Corp-certified beauty and lifestyle business, Ethique, has sustainability at the core of its DNA.

Opinion: How retail can transform to reach net zero

Trying to convince human beings to go against their natural desire for novel consumption won’t work; the path to sustain...

From rags to riches: Indian designer finds sustainable way to high fashion

The roughly $2.4 trillion global fashion industry accounts for 8-10 per cent of the world's carbon emissions.

From purpose to profit: Why consumers care about values-driven brands

Research reveals the pull of purpose-driven brands on those in charge of the purse strings.

VIDEO: Behind Ecostore’s journey to B-Corp certification

Ecostore Group CEO Pablo Kraus talks B Corp certification, international expansion and merging art with business.

Alibaba promises sustainability focus in this year’s 11.11 consumer fest

"We believe we must leverage the power of 11.11 to encourage sustainable development and promote inclusiveness to consum...

Amazon, Ikea commit to using zero-carbon shipping fuels by 2040

With about 90% of world trade transported by sea, global shipping accounts for nearly 3% of the world's CO2 emissions.

Australian grocery takes premium approach to food waste

Grocery retailer Harris Farm Markets has introduced a new food waste initiative which will see retail staff upcycling wo...

David Jones is the latest department store to embrace resale. Here’s why

Nordstrom, Selfridges, Madewell and Adidas are doing it, and now David Jones is too.

L’Occitane opens world-first green store concept in Australia

L’Occitane Green Store has been converted from its Westfield Bondi Junction store in partnership with the Green Building...