Colgate Launches Vegan-Certified Toothpaste in Recyclable Tube

Colgate has launched a new toothpaste which is being billed as the first of a kind because it comes in a recyclable tube. Toothpaste tubes have traditionally been impossible to recycle because they are made from a mixture of plastic and aluminium. Consumers get through 20bn packs of toothpaste every …

Are Companies Feeling the Pressure from Sustainable Consumers?

The world’s leading suppliers of groceries, personal care products, household goods and consumer electronics are racing to adapt to sustainably-minded consumers. That’s the verdict from environmental non-profit CDP, which has published a new report showing the ‘Fast Moving Consumer Goods’ FMCG sector is having to change its business models in …

Prince Charles Launches Initiative to Address Global Sustainability Challenges

Prince Charles is launching a new initiative aimed at addressing global sustainability challenges. The Prince of Wales Global Sustainability Fellowship Programme – being launched to mark his 70th birthday – represents a £3.6 million commitment over three years from 12 industry partners. Up to 15 Prince of Wales Global Sustainability …

Multinationals Urge EU for Renewables Goal of ‘at Least’ 35 Per Cent by 2030

A group of some of the world’s biggest multinational companies including Google, Amazon and Unilever have jointly called on the EU member states to support a binding target of “at least” 35 per cent renewable energy by 2030. In an open letter published yesterday, more than 50 companies said the …

Unilever Confirms UK Sites Now 100 Per Cent Renewable Powered

Unilever has today become the latest high profile firm to confirm its operations are being run using renewable power, after confirming all its UK sites are sourcing 100 per cent of their power from renewable sources. The company said that since April, 15 of its sites in the UK have …