RESEARCH. 8 Key Technologies Driving Sustainability

Sustainability megatrends are about tech innovations for earth. While the earth has remained relatively stable for 10,000 years, scientists believe that in just a short space of time, we’ve crossed 4 out of the earth’s 9 ‘planetary boundaries’: climate, biodiversity, land-system change and biogeochemical cycles. Meanwhile, we are witnessing an era of unprecedented technological change, with … Continue reading RESEARCH. 8 Key Technologies Driving Sustainability

LIFESTYLE. Adidas Serving Up 4 Drivers of Performance & Well-Being

To be released this summer, ALL DAY adidas’ new app motivates people to a “more balanced you”. Adidas shared yesterday a first look at adidas ALL DAY, an all-new free app – to be released this summer – intended to deliver a 360° approach to fitness, motivating consumers on the path to a more “balanced you”.  The ALL DAY app … Continue reading LIFESTYLE. Adidas Serving Up 4 Drivers of Performance & Well-Being

BRAND PHILOSOPHY. Alo Minimizes Social & Ecological Footprint

  ALO -L.A. headquartered yoga apparel brand- states to stay very true to Yoga and its mindfulness. Alo Yoga might be on your radar due to the fact that the Jenner/Hadid crew are often photographed in the brand’s leggings and ab-baring athleticwear. But despite a potential audience of 210 million-plus Instagram followers, the Los Angeles-based yoga wear brand … Continue reading BRAND PHILOSOPHY. Alo Minimizes Social & Ecological Footprint

RETAIL. Ecocentric, French Concept Store for Organic Beauty, Ethical Fashion & Green Lifestyle

  Discover while lounging in Lyon (France): Eccocentric’ Organic Lifestyle Concept Store. Ecocentric is a brick and mortar retail spot, supported by an online shop, offering the finest in organic cosmetics, natural beauty products and grooming, ethical (fair-trade and natural fibres) fashion and accessories, up to organic detox products. Ecocentric is the go-to shop for an … Continue reading RETAIL. Ecocentric, French Concept Store for Organic Beauty, Ethical Fashion & Green Lifestyle

COSMETICS/INGREDIENTS. The Ban-Beat of Plastic MicroBeads

Silica Exfoliating Particles as Alternative to the Global Microbead-Ban. There is currently a political and media spotlight focused on the environmental impact of plastic microbeads, used in beauty, personal and skin care products. Microbeads are tiny balls of polyethylene and other plastics derived from petrochemicals, including polypropylene and polystyrene. They are used in a wide … Continue reading COSMETICS/INGREDIENTS. The Ban-Beat of Plastic MicroBeads

EVENT. Join Transformers’ Brighter Blue Conversation on Cost of Sustainable Denim

Join April 21 Transformers’ Denim Summit in Amsterdam, Staging ‘The True Cost of Sustainability’ Discussion.   The conference – The True Cost of Sustainability – will explore the possibilities, innovations, and potential of sustainable denim. Targeting high-level executives and designers, the summit will review denim production through a sustainable lens from field to consumer. The … Continue reading EVENT. Join Transformers’ Brighter Blue Conversation on Cost of Sustainable Denim

TEXTILE/FINISHING. HeiQ and Patagonia Partner for Sustainable Water Repellence

HeiQ and Patagonia Partner to Explore Novel Ways for Sustainable DWR Technology. The Swiss textile technology innovator HeiQ and sustainable outdoor clothing brand Patagonia have teamed up for an exclusive strategic research partnership to explore novel ways for a sustainable textile finishing technology to achieve breathable and durable water repellence (DWR), offering best-in-class performances. Recently awarded the … Continue reading TEXTILE/FINISHING. HeiQ and Patagonia Partner for Sustainable Water Repellence