Corporate Sustainablilty – Page 2 – GBRI
 

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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While the Trump administration is busy promoting fossil fuels, rolling back Obama-era pro-environment policies and ignoring climate change, the country’s corporate giants are increasingly choosing to ignore the US president’s skeptical stance on climate change and moving ahead towards their own environmental goals. Several big names like Walmart, General Motors, Ford and Mars, appeared this week […]

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One of the primary worries that every electric vehicle owner has is the inadequate number of charging stations around. In the recent years, the number of charging stations has not increased in proportion to the number of electric vehicles on the road. But things are going to change very soon as Tesla opens its largest Supercharger stations […]

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