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Materiality assessment – How to make it fly

When I started to work in the area of sustainability, I had no idea what a materiality assessment was, and what all the acronyms like GRI and SASB meant. It occurred to me I probably wasn’t the only one, and now that materiality assessment is such a hot topic, I thought it would benefit others to review.

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Why Your Green Marketing Isn’t Working

Raise your hand if this challenge sounds familiar: You make ‘sustainability’ in your packaging a priority, you drive ‘green’ innovations in your packaging designs and you roll out  your new packaging to consumers. But the sales numbers don’t show an increase. For the majority of brands, where the primary consumer isn’t considered LOHAS, this is likely the reality.

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Jane Anderson

Interest in Environmental Product Declarations on the rise as numbers increase

Stephen, yes, the Australasian EPD were included in the International EPD total, as they are also listed there. There are now 11 Australian EPD and 2 New Zealand EPD (go to http://www.environdec.com...

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Stephen Mitchell

Interest in Environmental Product Declarations on the rise as numbers increase

Thanks Jane. The driver for EPD uptake frombuilding materials suppliers in Australia and New Zealand is definitively the recognition of EPD and LCA in the green building rating scheme Green Star. Did...

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Rafael

How jeans and mobile phones compare

From which references (data source) citing those figures?

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