Corporate Sustainablilty – Page 4 – GBRI
 

At a time when the demand for sustainable apparel is on the rise, world renowned sports apparel giant Nike recently introduced a new material for shoes- Flyleather- which is made from at least 50% recycled natural leather fibers. Normally during leather manufacturing, as much as 30% of a cow’s hide gets discarded, Nike says. For […]

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Volunteers from Greenpeace Philippines and #breakfreefromplastic Movement conducted a week-long beach clean-up on Freedom Island, Manila Bay—an area notorious for its plastic pollution. The clean-up revealed that Nestlé, Unilever and P&G were among the worst offenders, with the former two featuring in the list of top three contributors of plastic waste in the area. “When we […]

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World-renowned carmaker General Motors has announced that it will power its factories in Ohio and Indiana completely with wind-generated electricity. The automaker has entered into wind power purchase agreements with projects in Ohio and Illinois and is buying enough power to run its Ohio and Indiana factories that manufacture the Chevrolet Cruze and Silverado and […]

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World’s largest producer of chocolates, Mars Inc., has announced that it will be pledging $1 billion towards its Sustainable in a Generation initiative to combat climate change. The chocolate manufacturer already has wind farms in Texas and Scotland that power its US and UK operations. “This is a critical moment,” said Mars CEO and president, Grant […]

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Tesla has just announced the price for its photovoltaic roof tiles and it costs almost 20% less than a normal roof. The company has priced its new and most sought after Solar Roof at just $21.85 per square foot. Tesla’s Solar Roof tiles are made of glass layered over a photovoltaic substrate, and they serve […]

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Almost a year ago, famous British retail brand Marks & Spencer had launched ‘Project Thin Air’ under which the company attempted to redesign packaging for 140 popular food products in order to limit its plastic usage. Last week, M&S announced that it has been successful in achieving its goal. Changes to the packaging included switching […]

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