Primark to make all clothes with recycled materials by 2030

It has also committed to halving its carbon emissions and removing single-use plastics from its operations

Which industries are most concerned about their carbon footprint?

A new report reveals 60% of hospitality and leisure industry leaders consider sustainability ‘extremely important’

Nike football kits kick out carbon

The 2021/2022 shirts are made from 95% recycled water bottles, which Nike claims reduces their carbon emissions by up to 30%

Retailers slash carbon emissions by half since 2005

This achievement is part of the BRC’s ‘Climate Action Roadmap’, which has led to more than 70 leading retailers pledging to achieve net zero emissions in their supply chain by 2040

The hidden plastic in leather alternatives

Are alternative leather materials as green and sustainable as their names imply? Recent research shows that many should in fact come with a sustainability health warning

Drinks producer AG Barr commits to net zero by 2040

The firm has announced a new initiative, planning to become carbon-neutral by 2040 and to use 100% recyclable plastic for all its drink bottles by 2023

UK fashion brand Hype ‘to become fully sustainable business by 2022’

The company has agreed to offset its emissions through the partnership with Ecologi, planting a tree for every order that is placed

Dixons Carphone pledges to cut emissions across global supply chain

The technology retailer has also pledged to deliver net zero by 2040

‘When presented with green energy as default option, 80% stick with it’

Two studies held in Switzerland found that when renewable energy was presented as the standard option, only a fifth of customers made the decision to reject it

IKEA assembles new agenda for more sustainable wood use

The furniture and retail giant says the plan aims to further enhance biodiversity, tackle climate change and use wood in more innovative ways