Consumer goods companies announce position on chemical recycling technologies and publish Life Cycle Assessment

…for the safe scaling of pyrolysis-based chemical recycling, which the Coalition believes provides guidance for the positive development of the technology. The paper states that chemical recycling could increase packaging recycling rates which could enable recyclability targets to be met, more specifically for hard-to-recycle plastics, for example post-consumer flexible film…. ... lees meer

Too Good To Go opnieuw meest inspirerend, aantal impactorganisaties groeit

…jaar 207 organisaties gemeten op 10 kenmerken van inspirerende organisaties. Aan dat onderzoek deden 3.656 respondenten mee, landelijk representatief. De inzichten uit het onderzoek worden volledig en vrij gedeeld met iedereen die dat wil om zo bij te dragen aan de transitie naar Business for Good. Download het jaarmagazine 2021/2022… ... lees meer

Reusing 10% Will Stop Almost Half of Plastic Waste From Entering the Ocean

…50–85% of plastic landfill waste. Click to enlarge Zara Ingilizian, Head of Consumer Industries and Consumption at World Economic Forum, said: “The shift from disposable consumer goods to reusables is still in its early stages, but there are already signs of progress. Just as recycling and composting were once considered… ... lees meer

The GSES launches the 2.0 version of its platform

…them easier to view at a glance and even more tempting to share with everyone. To encourage precisely this, the latest update also allows GSES Rating Cards to be integrated within the Data for Good Platform. Data for good is a platform that transforms global sustainability data into easy-to-understand dashboards… ... lees meer

Search for Sustainable Goods Grows by 71% As ‘Eco-Wakening’ Grips the Globe

New global research conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), commissioned by WWF, shows a staggering 71% rise in popularity of searches for sustainable goods over the past five years, with continuing growth during the COVID-19 pandemic. The report titled “An Eco-wakening: Measuring global awareness, engagement and action for nature”… ... lees meer

The EU should make 2021 the “Super Year” for achieving the SDGs in Europe and globally, shows new report by SDSN and IEEP

…century. This is the time for the EU to promote shared goals for sustainable development ahead of landmark 2021 climate and biodiversity summits in the United Kingdom and in China. Guido Schmidt-Traub, Executive Director of the SDSN, states that, “The SDGs and the Paris Agreement reflect Europe’s values and are… ... lees meer

FMCG multinationals could benefit more from the circular transition

In his Master’s thesis, Jelle Goos (Tilburg University) demonstrates the untapped potential of the circular economy within the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry. His supervisor Marjan Groen comments: “Jelle has drawn attention to important mechanisms that may help or hinder the circular transition. The story of circularity needs to be… ... lees meer

New report sheds light on the role of services trade in a circular economy transition

…goods since 2005. To fill knowledge gaps around the role of services trade in a circular economy transition, a new report by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and the Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra, supported by the Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, has compiled fresh evidence. The report is… ... lees meer

Landelijke SDG-dashboards voor energie en grondstoffen transitie nu online, neem deel aan de missie!

…Samen met overheid, bedrijfsleven en burger bouwen we in Nederland aan een ecosysteem om échte impact mogelijk te maken. Internationaal is er al veel animo en het Mission Control team werkt o.a. al in Amerika aan een SDG 6 dashboard. Neemt u ook deel aan de missie?… ... lees meer