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Green Budget 2012: Government must ensure packaging targets are not a wasted opportunity

Green Budget 2012: Government must ensure packaging targets are not a wasted opportunity | #CSR & Sustainable #Retail Bulletin | Scoop.it
business_green Waste companies welcome higher ambition, but warn greater investment in reprocessing is needed to achieve new goals...
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The Benefits of Life Cycle Analysis

The Benefits of Life Cycle Analysis | #CSR & Sustainable #Retail Bulletin | Scoop.it
Assessing sustainability is a pursuit rife with complexity and subjectivity. One tool that I have seen that is useful in navigating this pursuit is Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) – a cradle-to-grave approach for assessing the environmental impacts of our business activities on a macro level.
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A Call to Business to Respect and Support Children’s Rights - Articles on CSR NEWS

A Call to Business to Respect and Support Children’s Rights - Articles on CSR NEWS | #CSR & Sustainable #Retail Bulletin | Scoop.it
(London) – A landmark set of ten principles to ensure that companies respect and support children’s rights has been released.
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'Eco-friendly' fur ad banned

'Eco-friendly' fur ad banned | #CSR & Sustainable #Retail Bulletin | Scoop.it

An ad campaign claiming that it is "eco-friendly to wear fur" has been banned, after the advertising watchdog dismissed assertions that choosing fur is good because it "lasts a lifetime" and "helps conservation".

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Nestle Easter Eggs’ 100% Recyclable Packaging Saves 726 Tons of Plastic Waste

Nestle Easter Eggs’ 100% Recyclable Packaging Saves 726 Tons of Plastic Waste | #CSR & Sustainable #Retail Bulletin | Scoop.it
Nestle UK & Ireland has converted to 100 percent recyclable packaging on its Easter egg confectioneries by replacing rigid plastic with cardboard.
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McDonald's 'Mainstreams' Sustainability, Tests Paper Cups to Replace Foam - Environment News Service

McDonald's 'Mainstreams' Sustainability, Tests Paper Cups to Replace Foam - Environment News Service | #CSR & Sustainable #Retail Bulletin | Scoop.it
McDonald's 'Mainstreams' Sustainability, Tests Paper Cups to Replace FoamEnvironment News ServiceThe company has notified As You Sow that, "McDonald's is currently testing a double-walled fiber hot cup, as the company continues to seek more...
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McDonald’s commits to 100% British chicken for Olympics | News | The Grocer

McDonald’s commits to 100% British chicken for Olympics | News | The Grocer | #CSR & Sustainable #Retail Bulletin | Scoop.it
After being lambasted for not selling enough UK-sourced chicken at the London Olympics, McDonald’s has decided to up its game…...
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How Sponsored Waste Creates Jobs and Builds Community

How Sponsored Waste Creates Jobs and Builds Community | #CSR & Sustainable #Retail Bulletin | Scoop.it
A video about Terracycle's "upcycling" of juice cartons demonstrates benefits that go far beyond green.
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Mother and daughter co-operative fight back against imported blooms

Mother and daughter co-operative fight back against imported blooms | #CSR & Sustainable #Retail Bulletin | Scoop.it
As millions buy their mums a bunch of flowers this Mothers’ Day, a co-operative from Yorkshire scent an opportunity to stage a comeback for a British industry decimated in recent years.
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What should be done about plastic bags?

What should be done about plastic bags? | #CSR & Sustainable #Retail Bulletin | Scoop.it
The European Commission is to publish proposals to reduce the number of plastic bags used in Europe. What are the options? (What should be done about plastic bags?
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Graduation caps and gowns made from recycled bottles

Graduation caps and gowns made from recycled bottles | #CSR & Sustainable #Retail Bulletin | Scoop.it
Seniors at Michigan Tech will be sporting the finest in recycled-bottle couture at their commencement next month. The school’s graduation caps and gowns just look like the standard Hogwarts-u...
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Minimum alcohol price 'illegal', claims Scotch Whisky Association - Telegraph

Minimum alcohol price 'illegal', claims Scotch Whisky Association - Telegraph | #CSR & Sustainable #Retail Bulletin | Scoop.it
Whisky producers have warned that proposals to impose a minimum unit price on
alcohol are likely to be challenged under European law.
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Apple Foxconn Story Retracted as Fabrications Discovered

Apple Foxconn Story Retracted as Fabrications Discovered | #CSR & Sustainable #Retail Bulletin | Scoop.it
Mike Daisey's Investigation of Apple and Foxconn retracted. Daisey admits he used "dramatic license" in the guise of journalistic reporting.
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Behold H&M’s new green collection

Behold H&M’s new green collection | #CSR & Sustainable #Retail Bulletin | Scoop.it
H&M’s business model — selling cheap clothes that either disintegrate or fall out of fashion quickly — doesn’t exactly fit into the “buy less stuff” model of...
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Open Innovation | Unilever Global

Open Innovation | Unilever Global | #CSR & Sustainable #Retail Bulletin | Scoop.it
Unilever is looking for innovation partners to collaborate on product discovery projects...
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Scotts Miracle-Gro – the bird-killing company?

Scotts Miracle-Gro – the bird-killing company? | #CSR & Sustainable #Retail Bulletin | Scoop.it
The Scotts Miracle-Gro company pleads guilty to knowingly selling poisoned birdseed, and lawn and garden care products containing undocumented pesticides, to an unsuspecting public...
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London 2012: Hindu groups fight to oust Dow Chemical from Olympics

London 2012: Hindu groups fight to oust Dow Chemical from Olympics | #CSR & Sustainable #Retail Bulletin | Scoop.it
Protest comes as emails reveal government's role in sponsorship deal with Dow, which owns firm behind 15,000 poisoning deaths...
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Up to 40% of high street shops 'could close over next five years'

Up to 40% of high street shops 'could close over next five years' | #CSR & Sustainable #Retail Bulletin | Scoop.it
Deloitte report paints picture of future high street lined with coffee shops and internet kiosks as boundaries between physical and virtual space become blurred...
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Brands search for meaningful relationships with customers

Brands search for meaningful relationships with customers | #CSR & Sustainable #Retail Bulletin | Scoop.it
Brands face an uphill struggle with 95% of us saying we wouldn't care if they ceased to exist, says Melissa Davis...
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Retail Trust supports retail leaders of the future free scholarships | The Retail Bulletin, Retail News

Retail Trust supports retail leaders of the future free scholarships | The Retail Bulletin, Retail News | #CSR & Sustainable #Retail Bulletin | Scoop.it
Retail Trust, the only charity that looks after the three million people working retail, is offering retail managers the opportunity to apply for one of six free scholarships (worth over £1750) to the Oxford Summer School Foundation course on 9th...
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Dirty, Unwashed Jeans Encouraged, Says Levis to Employees

Dirty, Unwashed Jeans Encouraged, Says Levis to Employees | #CSR & Sustainable #Retail Bulletin | Scoop.it
For World Water Day, Levi’s has asked employees to change their laundry habits by wearing the same pair of pants five days in a row without washing them.
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OECD Environmental Outlook to 2050: The Consequences of Inaction

OECD Environmental Outlook to 2050: The Consequences of Inaction | #CSR & Sustainable #Retail Bulletin | Scoop.it
“What will the next four decades bring?” Based on joint modelling by the OECD and the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL), this outlook looks forward to the year 2050 to find out what demographic ...
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The Green Executive: Corporate Leadership in a Low Carbon Economy: Amazon.co.uk: Gareth Kane: Books

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The Green Executive: Corporate Leadership in a Low Carbon Economy: Amazon.co.uk: Gareth Kane: Books (Glad to see Amazon have The Green Executive back in stock!
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Shopworkers' union attacks plan for longer Sunday trading during Olympics

Shopworkers' union attacks plan for longer Sunday trading during Olympics | #CSR & Sustainable #Retail Bulletin | Scoop.it
Usdaw says members would be 'vehemently opposed' to move and Labour's Ed Balls calls for consultation...
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McLaren takes pole position in sustainable procurement | Official CIPS Magazine – Supply Management

McLaren takes pole position in sustainable procurement | Official CIPS Magazine – Supply Management | #CSR & Sustainable #Retail Bulletin | Scoop.it
"We're always looking for new ways to reduce weight, improve efficiency, streamline systems and refine manufacturing processes," Martin Whitmarsh, team principal at McLaren Mercedes.
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