Timberland set new 2030 environmental goals today. The global outdoor lifestyle brand wants all of their products to have a “net positive” effect on nature, giving back more than they take.
Within 10 years, the VF Corporation brand’s specific, measurable goals are: 100% of products across footwear, apparel, and accessories designed for circularity, and 100% of natural materials sourced from regenerative agriculture.
Mohawk Group, an innovator in the flooring space, recently introduced its Owls carpet collection, which has a net positive impact on the planet given innovations in materials, manufacturing processes, and community initiatives.
Fetzer Vineyards releases winery’s first sustainability report on eve of 50th anniversary
Fetzer Vineyards, a pioneer in sustainable winegrowing, announces the release of Road to Regeneration: Corporate Consciousness Report, highlighting key milestones achieved through 2016 and plans for a Net Positive future. With the California vintner approaching its 50th year of Earth-friendly winegrowing in 2018, the release of Fetzer Vineyards’ first-ever sustainability report marks an important step in the company’s sustainability journey.
SAN DIEGO, June 7, 2016 /3BL Media/ —At the Sustainable Brands conference today, BSR and Forum for the Future launched the Net Positive Project, a cross-sector coalition that aims to expand the number of companies that go beyond reducing their negative sustainability impacts to contribute in a “net positive” way to society, the environment, and the global economy.
How the Bullitt Center Changes the Urban Landscape
SEATTLE, January 21, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Ecotone Publishing announced today the release of The Greenest Building: How the Bullitt Center Changes the Urban Landscape. With projects around the world trying to replicate the lessons from the Bullitt Center, this book offers invaluable insight into what it took to make the building a reality.
Accelerating the Global Shift Toward Net Positive Energy and Water Buildings and Communities via Provocative Speakers and Powerful Dialogue
January 6, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Experience the next generation of buildings through two of our primary resources, energy and water. See how experts are expanding Net Zero concepts in ways that look far into the future, consider the endgame and shape our efforts to create productive, thriving communities. As an added bonus, this year’s conference will expand on deep vision and technical concepts and also take a special look at Net Zero through an equity lens – ensuring that the reinvention of our buildings and communities benefits all, not just a select few.
Earth Overshoot Day keeps coming earlier, and it’s not an occasion we want to celebrate. It’s the day our annual demand for ecosystem goods and services, like cropland, timber, fish stocks and carbon dioxide absorption, begin to exceed what ecosystems are able to renew in a year.