Working as a buyer for ethical handmade cosmetics company Lush, your travels could take you sourcing neroli oil in Tunisia, blue chamomile oil in Hungary and shea butter in Ghana...
Lauren Hartzenberg 31 Oct 2017
The restoration of natural ecosystems - "rewilding" - ought to be a chance to create inspiring new habitats. However the movement around it risks becoming trapped by its own reverence of the past; an overly nostalgic position that makes rewilding less realistic and harder to achieve...
Paul Jepson 22 Jul 2015
LONDON, UK: Japanese e-commerce retailer Rakuten is the world's largest online marketplace for elephant ivory and whale meat products, an environmental campaign group said. It said that running the advertisements for these products was akin to arming poachers.
19 Mar 2014
LONDON, UK: Nominees get the chance to go on a groundbreaking NGO placement; fighting major obstacles faced by worldwide NGOs at a grassroots level.
9 Dec 2013
NEW YORK, US: Purchases of environmentally protective products have grown significantly in two of the world's leading markets - China and Brazil; but the widespread perception that these products are too expensive may be blocking deeper adoption.
21 Aug 2012
LONDON, UK: Interbrand, one of the world's leading brand consultancies and author of the annual Best Global Brands Report, has released its 2012 Best Global Green Brands Report. Toyota (#1), Johnson & Johnson (#2), and Honda (#3) top the ranking with Danone (#9), Ford (#15), Starbucks (#36) and UPS (#43) representing this year's top risers.
2 Jul 2012
The Unilever Sustainable Living Plan, first published in November 2010, has published an update on its progress. As part of the update, it announced that by the end of 2012 it will reach its target of 100% certified sustainable palm oil covered by Green Palm Certificates, a full three years ahead of schedule.
25 Apr 2012
London, UK / New York, US: TIME has confirmed its global media partnership with the World Green Summit (www.worldgreensummit.org) - the business, finance and government forum during the high-level segment of the Rio+20 conference on 20 June 2012, at the Government of Rio Pavilion, located at the Olympics Athlete's Park, next to the official Rio+20 conference centre: Riocentro.
12 Apr 2012
LONDON, UK: Acting on their social, environmental and ethical concerns has become second nature for the majority of Brits, but new research from Mintel finds when it comes to finance, cynicism prevails and most consumers feel green and ethical claims in finance are nothing but spin. Indeed, today, nearly two thirds (60%) of Brits believe green and ethical "talk" by finance companies is a PR stunt.
Mintel Oxygen Reports 10 Feb 2012
LONDON, UK: Speaking at the Marketing Society annual conference, and a year on from the launch of Unilever's Sustainable Living Plan, Keith Weed, Unilever chief marketing and communications officer, stressed the importance of foresight and the role that brands and marketing can play in making sustainable living commonplace.
1 Dec 2011
LONDON, UK: Building trust in the air: PwC reports on how the world's airlines cover corporate sustainability.
17 Nov 2011
LONDON, UK / JOHANNESBURG, SA: The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) has confirmed that Worldwide Olympic Partner The Dow Chemical Company will produce a sustainable, fabric wrap that will encircle London's iconic Olympic Stadium during the Olympic and Paralympic Games, home to several athletic events, and the opening and closing ceremonies.
11 Aug 2011