Posts made in July, 2012

Post Rio+20: The future for sustainable fashion

With many a debate raging over the level of progress made on key environmental and development issues at the UN’s Rio+20 conference, SOURCE contributor Katharine Earley considers some of the positive actions to emerge and reviews the major sustainability challenges facing the fashion industry moving forward. This article includes insights and observations from ethical fashion expert Ilaria Pasquinelli, Veja’s UK Director Aurélie Dumont and James Hulse of the Forest Footprint Disclosure Project. It also features a case study of Veja’s ethical business model. The UN Convention on...

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UK car manufacturing sector prospers while cuttings its environmental impacts

As our Next Manufacturing Revolutioncollaboration gathers momentum, uniting leading manufacturers, academics and associations in the pursuit of improved performance via best practice in business, technology and resource efficiency, PR professional Katharine Earley reviews a British automotive manufacturing success story that combines progress on environmental and carbon impacts with hope of economic recovery and a brighter outlook for UK manufacturing. The UK automotive industry has revealed groundbreaking progress in reducing its environmental impacts while reporting its highest...

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