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Sustainability

Sustainability Archives

Aldi removes 2,000 tonnes of plastic from its shelves

According to the supermarket, 84 per cent of packaging across its supply chain is now recyclable, reusable or compostabl...

Why coffee is a natural progression for Who Gives a Crap

Ethical toilet paper company Who Gives a Crap is exploring rather unique ways to accelerate demand for its product.

Fashion industry still has a “long way to go”: Baptist World Aid

“We have witnessed continual improvement from the industry when it comes to foundational measures… however, key measures...

Harris Farm Markets takes premium approach to food waste

Grocery retailer Harris Farm Markets has introduced a new food waste initiative which will see retail staff upcycling wo...

Amazon, Ikea commit to using zero-carbon shipping fuels by 2040

With about 90% of world trade transported by sea, global shipping accounts for nearly 3% of the world's CO2 emissions.

​​Eco-startup Zero Co crashes crowdfunding servers as shares go on sale

Five minutes into the raise, Zero Co successfully raised $1 million, marking the fastest raise in the country.

Coles’ latest power agreement locks in 2025 renewable energy goal

Recent agreements with Origin Energy, ACCIONA Energía, and ENGIE will allow Coles to cover its estimated energy costs fr...

David Jones is the latest department store to embrace resale. Here’s why

Nordstrom, Selfridges, Madewell and Adidas are doing it, and now David Jones is too.

L’Occitane opens world-first green store concept in Australia

L’Occitane Green Store has been converted from its Westfield Bondi Junction store in partnership with the Green Building...

Brands set sail with Sydney Opera House on Global Goals partnership

Brands are collaborating with the iconic Australian institution on interactive experiences in the soon-to-open Centre fo...

How AirRobe’s Circular Wardrobe is taking resale mainstream

Australian re-commerce platform AirRobe is bringing its resale platform to The Iconic to help the retailer harness gen Z...

Inside Flora & Fauna’s plan to take eco-friendly retail mainstream

The online retailer is launching its first-ever television ad campaign and searching for customers to act as brand ambas...

David Jones partners with Blue Spinach to launch designer resale

Australian luxury reseller Blue Spinach has joined David Jones’ Mindfully Made edit, giving pre-owned designer pieces a ...

Mango introduces independent sustainable fashion brand: Alter Made

Spanish fashion label Mango will launch a new sustainable brand Alter Made, targeting consumers who are committed to res...

Kate Morris’ new private equity firm will be 50 per cent women. Here’s why

We speak with the co-founder of newly launched Glow Capital Partners about the opportunity in women-specific products an...

Property news of the week

Frasers releases world-first list of sustainable building materials; Mirvac's WeShow expands to three sites; SCCA offers...

The Iconic offers one-click solution for shoppers to resell their clothing

Through a partnership with AirRobe, the business seeks to help its customers enter the circular economy and reduce the i...

Zero Co seeks $4.3m via crowdfunding to drive global expansion

Refillables start-up Zero Co is calling on the public to help accelerate its mission to tackle the global plastic waste ...

Why brands need to lead the charge on climate

With their immense market power, brands must lead the sustainability revolution.

Luxury group Kering to ditch fur completely

The decision comes four years after its star label Gucci announced it would forego fur.