All major supermarkets support sustainable forests scheme. Greater support for sustainable forestry will hopefully eventually spell the end for the destruction of old growth trees, like this Lapland pine forest being destroyed by Finnish paper Stora Enso.
Photo: Greenpeace Finland (commons.wikimedia.org). All major supermarkets support sustainable forests scheme Posted on: 20 Sep 2015 Asda has become the latest grocery business to sign up to the Worldwide Fund for Nature's (WWF) Save Forests campaign, meaning that all the biggest supermarkets now support the project. All the top six companies have pledged to ensure their timber products will be from sustainable sources by 2020.
The grocery chains that have now signed up to WWF’s Forests Campaign are Asda, M&S, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Waitrose. It is believed that further impacts of the pledge will be a decrease in the amount of illegal and timber products coming into the UK markets. Other News Schools name BTO cuckoos Posted: 15 Sep 2015. The Global Economy on a Sustainable Thread This blog is part of a month-long focus around sustainable fashion across HuffPost UK Style and Lifestyle.
Here we aim to champion some of the emerging names in fashion and shine a light on the truth about the impact our appetite for fast fashion has around the world. It's scary to think about the global economy today. Resource availability, social cohesion, our consumption model... We're about to exceed all their limits and what do we do about it? Not much. The way economies are run is having catastrophic impacts worldwide. Yet - although it's clear to many that the current situation is unsustainable - we're still reticent about developing a coherent strategy to take us forward in a healthy way. We've all been encouraged to believe that the problems we need to solve are not our responsibility. But is that really the case? Here, I believe, is where we should bring into play our most powerful tool and agent. Take Uruguay.
This thread is 'sustainability'. ‘Revolution needed’ for world to meet sustainable development goals. World leaders gathering at the UN in New York next weekend must pledge to make a revolutionary effort if they are serious about meeting the 17 ambitious anti-poverty targets for 2030 that they are due to sign, according to Britain’s leading development thinktank.
More than 150 leaders are expected to attend the UN’s sustainable development summit next weekend. The meeting, which will be addressed by Pope Francis, will set the anti-poverty agenda for the next 15 years, by agreeing the successors to the millennium development goals, which guided aid spending and public policy in the developing world from 2000. The new sustainable development goals (SDGs), which cover everything from eliminating hunger to empowering women, are made up of 169 subsidiary “targets”, and have been described by UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon as “the people’s agenda, a plan of action for ending poverty in all its dimensions, irreversibly, everywhere”. Kelly Slater’s Sustainable Fashion Line Outknown Unveils First Limited Supply Collection. Kelly Slater, 11-time world surf champion, unveiled his first Limited Supply collection Tuesday as part of his men’s clothing line Outknown brand.
The sustainable clothing line has been created in conjunction with designer John Moore. The capsule collection includes tailored sweatpants, three Japanese organic-cotton button-ups and shorts, and a French-terry hoodie. The capsule collection has been made is Los Angeles. The surfer also partnered with Moore for debut clothing line, WWD reported. The well-known menswear designer, who is the creative director of Outknown, also collaborated with Slater on his previous line VSTR. However on Saturday, he celebrated the launch of his men’s clothing line Outerknown in Malibu, California with some of the big names of American celebrity circle. The “Pretty Woman” star, her husband Danny Moder and the couple’s three children posed for photographs in a rare public appearance at the bash. Emma Watson Green Carpet Challenge Ethical Dressing.
EMMA WATSON finds herself on numerous best-dressed lists every time that she steps out, so it's no surprise - given her history of campaigning in the ethical and equality arenas - that she is maximising the opportunity that her red-carpet promotional tour for her latest film, Regression, is offering and collaborating with the Green Carpet Challenge.
Related Gallery For each appearance she makes, the September cover star will sport a diiferent look to highlight fashion designers who are exploring alternative methods and materials, as she explained on her Instagram page when announcing her new project. "Kicking off Regression! We love our rail! " she wrote. Watson is said to have been inspired to get involved with the GCC, established by Livia Firth, after watching its recently released feature film, The True Cost, a documentary about the social and environmental impact of our clothing purchases around the world.