FASHION. Tackling the Industry’s Minimum Wage Issue

The fashion industry is a key creator of jobs and opportunities for workers in emerging markets. As an industry, it has the responsibility to ensure that these are fair jobs, leading to better lives for the people and communities involved. We know, generally speaking, the fashion system is one of world’s biggest and by this, a  … Continue reading FASHION. Tackling the Industry’s Minimum Wage Issue

ARCHITECTURE. Apple Champs Elysées Goes for Environmental Design

A repeated focus toward renewable energy and environmental-friendly tech systems marks the latest Apple store designs. November 2018, Apple reveals its interest in environmental awareness, especially when it comes to architecture. The company’s new Paris store, designed by famed Forster + Partners architecture studio, opened its door to the public a few days ago on the … Continue reading ARCHITECTURE. Apple Champs Elysées Goes for Environmental Design

PACKAGING. Nespresso to Use only Responsibly-Sourced Aluminum Pods by 2020

Nespresso to become the first company to use a responsibly-sourced aluminum for its coffee capsules. Also at Nespresso, sustainable development is ongoing, In 2012 the company introduced its AAA Sustainable Quality™ Program in Ethiopia, In 2016, we saw the “One Pod at a Time” project in Singapore, with capsules fully recyclable. Recently the coffee company featured The … Continue reading PACKAGING. Nespresso to Use only Responsibly-Sourced Aluminum Pods by 2020

ARCHITECTURE. Climate-Positive, Carbon-Free Housing Projects go Mainstream

American sonnen, market leader in smart residential energy storage partners with Pearl Homes, U.S. leader in LEED residential developments, to bring solar + storage, home automation, and homebuilding to life in a ‘Net-Zero-Plus and Climate-Positive’ housing project. The network of homes, dubbed ‘Hunters Point — Pearl Homes Community and Marina,’ is the first community implemented by the … Continue reading ARCHITECTURE. Climate-Positive, Carbon-Free Housing Projects go Mainstream

EDUCATION. The Experience, a New, Interactive Museum for Sustainable Fashion

On October 5th, 2018, Amsterdam welcomed a new museum.  The Dutch organization “Fashion for Good” introduced its “The Fashion for Good Experience“, an interactive, free-entry museum outfitted with the up-to-date technologies, targeting visitors interested in fashion, innovation, and sustainability. The museum is architected by Brooklyn-based design studio Local Projects and reveals to be an interactive, … Continue reading EDUCATION. The Experience, a New, Interactive Museum for Sustainable Fashion

TOURISM. Zerobnb speaks to Sustainable Travel

Tourism causes almost a tenth of global greenhouse gas emissions. As a consequence, Zero Emission Journey’s are the new buzz. An annual research carried out by Booking.com proofs that awareness of ecological accommodation increases year after year. Travelers do seek more “greener stays” than ever before while showing a willingness to absorb extra costs to ensure … Continue reading TOURISM. Zerobnb speaks to Sustainable Travel

TEXTILE. Tree-Free Nullarbor Bio-Fiber, Alternative to Conventional Cellulose

Australian Nanollose Ltd. created a test garment knitted in concept Nullarbor rayon. Nullarbor fiber is created from tree-free rayon and ready for commercial validation. Nanollose, an Australia Stock listed biotech company, researches and develops plant-free cellulose technologies, including the launch of Nullarbor biotech fiber. A company peculiarity is its use of a low cost and eco-friendly fermentation process … Continue reading TEXTILE. Tree-Free Nullarbor Bio-Fiber, Alternative to Conventional Cellulose