Consumers are prepared to reward manufacturers, retailers and others offering products that benefit the environment as long as that doesn’t mean higher prices, according to market research firm A.T. Kearney.
SodaStream is launching its “Proud to be Green” Earth Day challenge as part of what company officials said is its on-going effort to reduce the use of single-use plastics.
CDP, an environmental impact non-profit, has named The Home Depot to its Climate Change A List for the retailer’s actions to cut carbon emissions and mitigate climate risks.
J.C. Penney’s global in-house center in Bangalore, India, has received a Platinum LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, rating by the U.S. Green Business Council (USGBC).
S’well has partnered with the New York City Mayor’s Office of Sustainability to help launch Bring It, a city-led multi-channel campaign focused on helping New York City public school students and the community reduce waste through advocacy and action.
SodaStream has partnered with the Oceanic Society in an effort to urge consumers to reduce the amount of single-use plastic bottles they use on a daily basis.
Bluewater Group, Imagine H2O and 11th Hour Racing have named the 2018 winners of the Urban Drinking Water Challenge. The challenge is a global innovation competition to deploy and scale decentralized drinking water solutions for fast-growing, water-scarce cities.
Ikea’s Midwest distribution center under construction in Joliet, IL, has been awarded the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold Certification from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC), a first for Ikea properties in the U.S.
In the aftermath of its Democratic Design Days 2018 event in Sweden, Ikea has unveiled new collaborations, collections and sustainability efforts to make products that last longer and use recycled and renewable materials.
Bluewater has launched the $1 million Challenge For Drinking Water Innovation at the Sustainable Innovation in Sport Conference in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The contest aligns with U.N. Sustainable Development Goal 6, the company said, which calls for universal access to safe and affordable drinking water for all by 2030.
Italian cookware manufacturer TVS is introducing its Natura line. The cookware collection is designed to appeal to consumers who prefer sustainability, the company said.
To help celebrate Earth Month, Kroger is promoting “Sustainability Lives Here,” an annual company event which features $100 in digital coupons on sustainably produced products.
Staples has expanded its electronics recycling program and will now accept both single-serve and traditional coffee brewers for free recycling in stores.