19 Aug 2019

Fortune’s 2019 Change the World List: Companies to Watch

August 19, 2019 FORTUNE – By Matthew Heimer and Erika Fry Fortune’s Change the World list focuses on companies that are addressing social challenges through their core business activities. Most of the companies on that list are relatively large, with $1 billion or more in annual revenue, which helps them both pay for and scale their […]

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11 May 2019

A planet-friendly portfolio for a new baby like Archie

May 11, 2019 THE TIMES INVESTMENT – Lowering pollution and building a nest egg are not irreconcilable aims. Mark Atherton picks the best ethical funds and stocks. While it is unlikely that Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor will ever need to worry about his financial future, the environment is likely to be of even greater concern by […]

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09 May 2019

This Italian company wants your clothes to be made from garbage

May 9, 2019 THE SUNDAY MORNING – by Chiara Remondini To you, it’s a garbage dump. To Italian entrepreneur Giulio Bonazzi, it’s the launchpad for a Stella McCartney handbag or a pair of Levi’s jeans. “When I look at a landfill, I see a goldmine,” Bonazzi, the founder and chief executive officer of nylon manufacturer […]

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04 May 2019

It’s a goldmine, not a landfill: This Italian entrepreneur uses garbage to make upscale accessories

May 4, 2019 THE ECONOMIC TIMES – By Chiara Remondini Giulio Bonazzi’s company uses Econyl, recycled thread to make clothes. To you, it’s a garbage dump. To Italian entrepreneur Giulio Bonazzi, it’s the launchpad for a Stella McCartney handbag or a pair of Levi’s jeans. “When I look at a landfill, I see a goldmine,” […]

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03 May 2019

This Italian Company Wants Your Swimsuit to Be Made From Garbage

May 3, 2019 BLOOMBERG – by Chiara Remondini To you, it’s a garbage dump. To Italian entrepreneur Giulio Bonazzi, it’s the launchpad for a Stella McCartney handbag or a pair of Levi’s jeans. “When I look at a landfill, I see a goldmine,” Bonazzi, the founder and chief executive officer of nylon manufacturer Aquafil, said […]

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12 Apr 2019

Sustainable fashion: 10 recent milestones

April 12, 2019 FASHION UNITED – by Simone Preuss Sustainability seems to be the redemption song nowadays that is turning from a mere buzzword into a flourishing movement. In view of the growing knowledge also among consumers that the fashion industry is most likely the second most polluting industry on the planet, any and every […]

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22 Feb 2019

Rossana Orlandi launches Ro Plastic Prize for reusing, recycling and reinventing plastic

February 22, 2019 DEZEEN – by Lizzie Crook Dezeen is partnering with Rossana Orlandi to challenge designers to develop new ways of recycling and reusing plastic with the Ro Plastic Prize. Now open for entries, the competition forms part of Orlandi’s Guiltless Plastic initiative, which exists to champion the responsible use of the material. Dezeen […]

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01 Feb 2019

Better recycling through chemistry

February 1, 2019 GREENBIZ – RP Siegel While it’s true that any type of recycling reduces the need for fossil fuels and reduces the amount of waste that continues to taint our landscapes and our oceans, not all recycling is the same. Looking specifically at plastics, most plastics are recycled mechanically, which means they are shredded and […]

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23 Jan 2019

Sustainable Stock Selectors: Liontrust Sustainable Investment

January 23, 2019 GOOD WITH MONEY – by Rebecca Jones Ever wondered what sustainable fund managers ACTUALLY invest in? As ever, Good With Money is here to answer! Our brand new series, Sustainable Stock Selectors, gives you exclusive access to the inside track on leading investment managers’ portfolios, revealing the Good companies boosting returns for […]

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14 Dec 2018

Made in Arizona: facility in Phoenix recycles carpets for other uses

December 14, 2018 PHOENIX (FOX 10) A recycling facility in the Valley transforms textiles, so they can be reused. Every year in the United States, four billion pounds of carpet ends up in landfills, but one Italian-based company is changing the game with some high-tech recycling equipment. Aquafil just opened the first carpet-recycling facility in […]

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30 Nov 2018

Impact investing: doing well by doing good

November 30, 2018 MONEYWEEK Two professional investors tell us where they’d put their money. Rupert Welchman and Victoria Leggett of Union Bancaire Privée choose three beneficiaries of the trend towards sustainable growth. … Making clothes last longer and cutting down on the destruction of unsold goods are two of the most obvious ways that sustainability […]

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10 Oct 2018

Aquafil Creates Better Way to Recycle

October 9, 2018 INTERIORS+SOURCES Although buying recycled goods and recycling products is an activity that seems to propel a closed-loop lifecycle, the truth of the matter is that America’s recycling process is a lot more convoluted. The idea of recycling management is often more of an ideal than reality. Fiber company Aquafil is hoping to change that by […]

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