S & S News: The Week in Highlights – 21.02.2019

S & S News: The Week in Highlights shares a collection of current articles, reports and stories that are newsworthy in the realm of sustainability, social responsibility and beyond. Feature promise: Absolutely no fake news. The scoop this week sees positive fashion, inclusivity & activism reign as firmly on trend at London Fashion Week.

S & S News: The Week in Highlights – 13.02.2019

This week, those with entomophobia may rejoice but the Biological Conservation reports the destruction of ecosystems with 40% of insect species facing extinction and over 1/3 in danger, declining at a rate of 2.5% annually. Whilst Putin faces a prospective polar bear invasion, Russia reviews the ratification of the Paris Agreement signifying a crucial step in the right direction? Elsewhere a $1 billion investment in 10 years’ worth of green bonds by US telecommunications giant Verizon could be at the crux of catalysing the socially responsible investing movement in Trump’s territories.

S & S News: The Week in Highlights 07.02.2019

S & S News: The Week in Highlights shares a collection of current articles, reports and stories that are newsworthy in the realm of sustainability, social responsibility and beyond. Feature promise: Absolutely no fake news.  February commences with cautionary statements from the UN that warns we must preserve and manage at least 30% of the…

S & S News: The Week in Highlights 29.01.2019

Paradoxical plane behaviour proves to be a hot topic this week at the World Economic Forum in Davos as a record number of private jets land to ferry in the world’s business and political leaders for climate change discussions. Alongside Attenborough, Greta Thunberg, a 16 year old school strike activist, marked her place at the Summit demanding economists tackle the global warming crisis with urgency likened to if their house was on fire. Questions surrounding supply chain efficacy also hit the headlines as it is revealed the factory producing Comic Relief Spice Girls merchandise pays Bangladeshi factory staff 35p an hour. Meanwhile at home, Poundland faces penance for selling valentines ‘plastic nothing’ and the ‘Marie Kondo’ effect is causing a small-scale tsunami of donations to charity stores across Britain.

S & S News: The Week in Highlights 20.01.2019

It’s been a week of parliamentary crisis with the worst commons defeat in history, votes of no confidence and questionable driving antics from the Duke of Edinburgh. On the sustainability frontier, scientific data officially endorses what is now to be known as ‘the planetary diet’, and it is revealed the UK is doubling the number of incinerators to burn waste instead of recycling. Meanwhile, the Guardian benchmarks best practice in publishing as it becomes the first national newspaper to embrace biodegradable wrapping.

S & S News: The Week in Highlights 13.01.2019

January thus far has been far from uneventful. With the Democrats flipping things on their head for the US climate agenda and the release of scientific evidence that the warming of our oceans has accelerated beyond what was previously forecasted. Meanwhile the UK’s retailers are awakening to the infinite possibilities of embracing sustainability including Lush’s first ‘ naked’ plastic free store and M & S’s range of vegan shoes.

S & S News: The Week in Highlights 3.01.2019

S & S News: The Week in Highlights shares a collection of current articles, reports and stories that are newsworthy in the realm of sustainability, social responsibility and beyond. Feature promise: Absolutely no fake news. The dust has settled and it's back to work, scroll through what you may have missed over the festive period.

S & S News: The Week in Highlights 18.12.2018

S & S News: The Week in Highlights shares a collection of current articles, reports and stories that are newsworthy in the realm of sustainability, social responsibility and beyond. Feature promise: Absolutely no fake news. This week sees the COP24 in Katowice agree on a strategic plan to reach the terms made in Paris in…

S & S News: The Week in Highlights 11.12.2018

S & S News: The Week in Highlights, 11.12.18, shares a collection of current articles, reports and stories that are newsworthy in the realm of sustainability, social responsibility and beyond.