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    Asos, Kering, Levi Strauss & Co. and Nike are among 13 clothing and textile brands who have committed to using 100% sustainable cotton by 2025. The Sustainable Cotton Communique was signed at a high-level meeting attended by HRH The Prince of Wales and attended by the Prince's International Sustainability Unit (ISU) in collaboration with Marks & Spencer and The Soil Association.

    Carlsberg has launched a new "industry-leading" sustainability strategy that aims to push beyond the company's own group strategy and exceed science-based recommendations by eliminating carbon emissions and halving water usage at breweries by 2030.

    The Together Towards Zero strategy, launched on 13 June, realigns Carlsberg's sustainability efforts to the timeframes and goals of the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals. It sets intermediate targets, such as using 100% renewable electricity at all breweries, for 2022.

    The EMAS awards are Europe's the most prestigious sustainability awards event.

    The theme for the 2017 edition of the EMAS Awards was 'Contributing to making the European economy more circular'. It rewarded organisations which took steps to make their operations or business model more resource efficient, for instance by redesigning products to increase lifetime or reducing waste.

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    The Life Cycle Association of New Zealand (LCANZ) was established in June 2009 to provide a focal point for Life Cycle Assessment and Management work conducted in New Zealand. Read more

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    GHG Footprints

    Work led by Landcare Research, supported by Plant and Food Research, AgriLINK New Zealand, and Massey University, produced an indicative sector carbon footprint for ZESPRI ® GREEN, GOLD and ORGANIC Kiwifruit for Zespri International Ltd and the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry.