Recycling plastic is not enough beat the global waste crisis - we need more new ways to make food packaging, including using more compostable materials.
Solving the plastic pollution issue will require systemic change. Financing these solutions will require a collective, public-private approach.
At the Sustainable Development Impact Summit, two pioneers explore how the make the fashion industry more sustainable, from consumers to manufacturers.
The price increases for spaghetti predicted as a result of depleted wheat harvests are a reminder that a warming climate can take the food out of our mouths.
Both corporations and consumers need to drive more responsible consumption. New research from JD.com and Kearney provides a simple framework for doing it.
China is the world's biggest e-commerce market, with online sales worth $1.3 trillion in 2020, and projected to increase to almost $2 trillion by 2025.
Researchers are using big data to measure the correlation between our mood, the music we listen to and the resulting effect on the world's financial markets.
This World Economic Forum report provides an alternative plastic waste-reduction model and presents the Reuse Viability Framework, a tool to help decision-makers address key questions abo...
Renting clothes leads to the highest carbon emissions. Researchers have discovered that out of five options, including discarding and recycling, renting clothes is the worst.
Most people surveyed agree that businesses should be taxed and products appropriately labelled to help protect our dwindling natural resources - even if it pushes up prices.
On the latest Meet the Leader, P&G's Europe president Loic Tassel explains how planet-friendly products are developed in Europe and how the market serves as a "lighthouse" for regulat...
Three cities: Austin, Jersey City, and Mumbai illustrate successful strategies to promote health and wellbeing in cities.
With the right support, this sector can build more resilient supply chains, create inclusive growth and ensure the makers are rewarded more directly.
Replacing one of concrete’s main ingredients with volcanic rock could cut carbon emissions by nearly two-thirds, a new study says.
Barley crops are under threat from increased droughts and extreme heat, due to climate change. Beer will become increasingly expensive and in short supply as a result.