Corporate Sustainablilty – Page 2 – GBRI
 

Walmart shared the success story of its sustainable initiative Project Gigaton at the retail giant’s annual Sustainability Milestone Summit held in April 2018. Project Gigaton was launched by Walmart in 2017 with the aim of reducing greenhouse emissions in its global supply chain. The company announced that the suppliers reported reducing more than 20 million metric […]

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Packaging giant Tetra Pak has announced that it might soon launch a paper straw that would be designed to replace the plastic straws that come with portion-sized drinks cartons. The company expects the paper straws to be ready for launch by the end of the year. “It sounds simple enough,” Charles Brand, Tetra Pak’s executive vice […]

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German sportswear giant Adidas announced that it sold one million pairs of shoes made from ocean plastic last year. The company had introduced three versions of the UltraBoost shoe–made from recycled marine plastic–in 2017. Each pair uses an average of 11 plastic bottles and incorporates recycled plastic into the laces, heel webbing, heel lining and sock […]

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Danish toy manufacturer Lego has made an announcement that it will now use plant-based plastic to make many of its products in order to tackle the problem of plastic waste. Since 1963, Lego bricks have been made with a strong oil-based plastic called acrylonitrile butadiene styrene. The company will use polyethylene, sourced from sugarcane, to manufacture these plant-based […]

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Cranswick, one of UK’s biggest food companies, has just announced its new sustainability plans that are quite impressive. The company has pledged to become a ‘zero-waste’ business by 2030 and has also launched its new ‘Second Nature’ plan, which features promises to purchase only renewable energy and switch to greener packaging options. Cranswick, which provides a […]

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Danone, the parent company of water brand Evian, announced that it will use only 100% recycled plastic bottles by 2025. At present, Evian’s water bottles use 25% recycled plastic. The company is expected to collaborate with startup Loop Industries to redesign its packaging. Loop Technologies, based near Montreal in Terrebonne, Quebec, has developed a technology that the […]

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Budweiser might have fallen from the top slot as America’s favorite beer, but the company is right up there as far as commitment to renewables is concerned. The beer manufacturer has announced that it will switch all of its US beer brewing to renewable electricity and is even launching a new label this spring that indicates that […]

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