With GRESB results out this week, Paul Sutcliffe, co-founder and chief operating officer of sustainability, technology and services company Evora Global, spells out the significance of the real estate benchmark.
EY, a global consulting, assurance, tax and transaction services firm has partnered with tech giant Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) to launch a new sustainability certification for learners aged 16 and above globally.
Esther Duran, chief design and product officer at Zone, reflects on how to address the lack of knowledge in sustainability among marketers.
Textile Exchange, a global non-profit organisation, has updated its tool for assessing the standards used to determine which materials and fibres are truly sustainable.
Puro.earth has partnered with Bolivia’s first biochar producer, Exomad Green, to remove up to 200,000 tonnes of CO2 from the atmosphere each year.
Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation will develop certifications for products with circular attributes, which can prevent greenwashing and spread awareness on the benefits of circularity.
Pollinator Partnership has launched a new version of its Bee Friendly Farming Certification, giving its applicants the option of undergoing a third-party assessment. Independent verification will add credibility to the new label while highlighting the failings of the original scheme.
Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX) has expanded its ‘Greener Stores’ certification programme to cover more than 3,500 branches in 20 different markets.