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Why Fast Fashion's Environmental Impacts Need Addressing by the Clothing Industry

08 October 2018
Fashion shouldn’t cost the earth, yet after housing, transport and food, the clothing industry has the largest environmental impact in the UK. 'Fast fashion’ has come under increasing scrutiny in recent times for its potential negative contribution... Read More

Three Themes from Hong Kong’s Sustainable Fashion Summit

27 September 2018
Following her attendance at Hong Kong’s Fashion Summit, Senior Consultant Jessica Onyshko discusses consumer awareness, the circular economy and Stella McCartney. Read More

Recycle Week 2018 – Because It Matters

26 September 2018
Now in its 15th year, Recycle Week returns at a pivotal moment with public interest for less waste continuing to surge. According to recyclenow.com, 84% of people are motivated to be good recyclers, yet we all need reminding why it’s a worthwhile... Read More

New Google Tool Calculates a City's Carbon Footprint – How Does This Compare to Anthesis’ SCATTER Tool?

25 September 2018
The new Environmental Insights Explorer from Google puts the Anthesis-developed SCATTER tool in the spotlight. Read More

358 Chemicals Found in Clothing and Textile Products may be Restricted by the EU

23 August 2018
The pressure on the apparel industry to better understand the use of chemicals in their clothing and textile products is increasing. In recent months we’ve seen proposed changes that wouldn’t just affect a small segment of companies, but all... Read More

Getting More Value from Materiality - Part 2: Experience from the front line

22 August 2018
There’s any number of ways to conduct a materiality assessment, and deciding how you go about it will determine what kind of value you get out of the exercise. Following the first post in this 2-part blog series "Getting More Value from... Read More

A Look at “Greener Products”: Key Considerations on Whether to Outsource

16 August 2018
For this installment in our “Greener Products” blog series, Doug Lockwood outlines considerations on whether to outsource, inspired by the Anthesis-authored chapter in the book “Greener Products: The Making and Marketing of Sustainable Brands by... Read More

Getting More Value from Materiality - Part 1: Five Guiding Principles

07 August 2018
Over a year after publishing the blog 5 Top Tips for World-Class Materiality, we reflect on how we've helped clients get more value out of materiality in our recent experience. Anthesis Group's Jenn Clipsham has collated her learnings in a 2-part... Read More

Earth Overshoot Day - How Difficult Conversations can Help us Solve Big Problems

01 August 2018
On December 7th 1972, NASA’s Apollo 17 crew took photograph AS17-148-22727. Better known as the Blue Marble. The photograph, taken at a distance of 18,000 miles, was the first of the Earth where both the south polar ice cap and African coastline are... Read More

5 Ways to Talk About Sustainability in Your Annual Report

26 July 2018
If you were talking about sustainability in your annual report a decade ago you were very much ahead of the curve.  As the topic becomes more and more tied in with core business operations, the once rare practice of discussing sustainability in your... Read More
 
 
 
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