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Sustainability

Sustainability Archives

Ikea invests US$373 million in solar park projects

Ingka Group, the owner of most Ikea stores worldwide, has bought nine solar photovoltaic park projects in Germany and Sp...

“We’ve always stayed curious”: How Ikea is becoming a changemaker

Ikea has come a long way from its beginnings as a big blue box out in a potato field.

Assembly Label launches Re-Worn program, to promote circular economy

The collection contains 30 pieces and features basic items including denim, tees, linen pieces and knitwear from past se...

Ikea invests US$373 million in solar park projects

Ingka Group, the owner of most Ikea stores worldwide, has bought nine solar photovoltaic park projects in Germany and Sp...

Kickstarter-funded fashion label creates 100 per cent recycled puffer coat

The coat features an attachable bag, removable sleeves, hidden pockets and art lining.

Banksia Sustainability Award winners named

The award acknowledges individuals, communities, businesses and governments for innovation and excellence in environment...

Can anything take the Shein of China’s e-commerce titan?

Nanjing-based Shein has found rapid success through social-media dominance and a clever business model. Now it takes on ...

Wesfarmers strikes renewable energy deal

REenergise campaign director Lindsay Soutar, from Greenpeace Australia Pacific, said Wesfarmers making the renewable swi...

Ritchies Supa IGA trials automated refill stations

The refill station offers non-toxic, biodegradable Australian-made products from cleansing and personal care items to di...

Shopify buys into Australian climate-tech firm

Loam Bio has developed a microbial seed coating that increases carbon in soils as well as crop yields.

When profit meets purpose: It’s fashionable to care

Here’s how the fashion community is leading the way with purpose-driven strategies and receiving the support it needs to...

Retail welcomes expansion of national plastic recycling fund

The $250 million fund will focus on advanced plastic recycling technology and tackle problematic single-use plastics lik...

Woolworths phasing out single-use plastic bags in WA

A multi-million dollar partnership with Australian manufacturer Detpak will increase the production of paper bags locall...

Analysis: Coronavirus’ call to retailers to reinvent

The pandemic has accelerated the pace of change in retail, creating an opportunity for businesses that can adapt faster ...

Meet the outdoor start-up that hit its crowdfunding goal in four hours

Built out of a desire to connect regular Australians with the great outdoors, Zorali is looking to use the money raised ...

Impossible Foods launches in Australasian supermarkets

Californian alt-meat maker Impossible Foods has launched its first products through retail channels after debuting in fo...

Glue steps into footwear recycling and circular fashion

Reclaimed sporting goods and lifestyle shoes are then turned into mats and flooring for retail stores, gyms and playgrou...

Oroton to offer circular wardrobe service online, with AirRobe

In a bid to enhance its circular model, Oroton will allow customers to resell, rent, recycle or donate their purchases.

Aussie fashion label Elk rides the conscious consumerism wave

While other businesses may be playing catch-up in the sustainability space, lifestyle retailer Elk had ethical manufactu...

It’s time to level up: What’s next for sustainability?

Find out how far your organisation has progressed down the path towards being an industry leader in corporate purpose an...