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sustainability Archives

How beauty brand Face Halo clinched its Ulta deal

Perth brand Face Halo positions itself as a frontrunner in the US conscious beauty movement with the rollout of its reus...

Opinion: Retailers, stop making good causes all about you

As consumers' desire to support socially-conscious brands has grown, some retailers have jumped on the charity bandwagon...
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Kathmandu CEO: How we capped carbon

Kathmandu CEO Reuben Casey shares insights into the team effort to reduce emissions and how its latest fleece innovation...

AI and social justice: Hack Games 2021 reveals the future of retail

Finalists battled it out on Friday to pitch a solution that would enhance the experience of human touch with the use of ...

“We’re on a journey”: Thankyou unveils plastic-free collection

After exiting the bottled water market last year, Thankyou is revisiting its sustainability initiatives to offer better ...

Why Adidas is swapping leather for mushrooms

Adidas and British vegan footwear brand Allkind are among the global brands bringing vegan footwear options to the marke...

How Uniqlo is upping the ante on circular fashion

The retailer has launched a design competition to promote sustainable design

Welcome to the tree-free future of fashion

An Australian company has caught the attention of major clothing brands with the creation of an environmentally friendly...

How Queen of Raw is fighting landfill one bolt of fabric at a time

The online textile marketplace co-founder on how to keep unused fabrics out of landfills and turn pollution into profit....
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Upparel launches store made entirely of recyclable materials

Circular fashion brand Upparel has partnered with Westfield to launch a recycling hub.
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Could Aboriginal farmers help feed the world?

Researchers are working with Aboriginal communities to explore the commercial potential of hardy native crops.

Why The Body Shop is going back to its activist roots

The ethical cosmetics and skincare brand is launching its activist store concept in Melbourne this weekend.

Startup roundup: Sustainable and stylish gifts and homewares

From fish leather to upcycled leather these three businesses are on a mission to encourage customers to lead sustainable...

5 cool new global stores to check out

Lockdowns haven’t prevented some retailers from innovating with both new physical store openings and digital concepts.

Behind Adidas’ and H&M’s circular fashion project

The New Cotton Project is introducing a circular model for commercial clothing production.

From the source: Maggie Marilyn

Find out why Michelle Obama and Meghan Markle love this New Zealand womenswear brand so much.

Opinion: Are you wasting time being a ‘woke’ brand?

There's not much point in brands being good corporate citizens if it doesn't make an impact to the bottom line.

Why major backers are helping this start-up make refillables sexy

Investment for this start-up has come through from the founders of Atlassian and Koala.

Startup roundup: Sustainability in 2020

How are brands responding to consumers’ need for sustainable products? Three startups responded with their own sustainab...

Q&A: Why Champion has social street cred

The sportswear market is flooded with brands, but 100-year-old Champion is still going strong.