Circular, lean, inclusive and clean focuses on the people, technology, strategies and systems moving us from an economy that is wasteful, idle, lopsided and dirty towards one that is circular, lean, inclusive and clean.
Patagonia and Stella Mccartney have been singing the tune of ethical fashion for a few decades, but it wasn't until the past few years that some of the most exciting innovations in environmentally conscious fashion have been launched.
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Could the second-hand clothes market help support a circular economy? With over 80 billion garments being produced every year and garments only being worn 7 times before being thrown away, the fashion industry has a massive negative environmental impact.Read more
Amidst the growing appetite among companies and investors for disclosure of environmental, social and governance data, the London Metal Exchange plans to launch a platform which trades ‘low-carbon’ aluminium.Read more
Start up, Dendra Systems, aims to restore ecosystems and biodiversity using AI and drones. With the ability to analyse an entire ecosystem down to a blade of grass, Dendra Systems hopes to restore and reforest areas around the world that have been damagedRead more
The world is continuously looking for alternative protein sources. The FT’s Paris Bureau Chief Victor Mallet discovers how insect protein is reinventing the food chain and alleviating pressure on feeding the animals that feed the world.Watch video
Our economy is in danger of cannibalising itself. Our planet's natural capital - soil, forests, water sources, minerals - is being depleted at a rate that is unsustainable. A shift if needed, but how?Watch video
As economies return to work, a range of technologies are emerging to keep us safe from the coronavirus. Some are high-tech, expensive and still at the experimental stage, while others involve adjusting existing technology.Read more
It sounds at first like science fiction: giant machines that suck carbon dioxide directly out of the air.Read more
How Denmark's Chr. Hansen is using natural products in the transition towards a sustainable economyRead more
Agriculture’s entire food chain could account for up to 37 per cent of greenhouse gas emissions.Watch video
Rethink Sustainability explores the spread of sustainable practises into urban systems, food systems, financial systems and supply chains.
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From bacteria to blue whales and from fungi to flowers, the loss of Earth’s biodiversity and the subsequent damage to our ecosystem is one of the top ten dangers facing society today.Read more
A post COVID world is one that will look quite different to a pre-COVID world.Watch video
Recycling precious metals and minerals from used electronics can help make today's consumption patterns more environmentally sustainable.Read more
For all its horror, the pandemic may change our habits when nothing else couldRead more
When it comes to green issues, many of us assume it’s activists and campaigners who will change the world. But the FT’s Gillian Tett believes that as the responsible investing business continues to grow, so too will the need for financial transparency andWatch video
By 2050, 68% of the global population is expected to live in cities and eat 80% of food produced. Unless we find a way to grow food within or near cities, the ecological footprint of feeding the masses could be devastating.Watch video
In a nation where space is at a premium, the Dutch are leaders in creating environmentally friendly buildings. From repurposed redundant structures to modular, transportable studios and floating neighbourhoods, the FT’s Helen Barrett explores three compleWatch video
Five sustainable gadgets for the kitchen and the living room, designed with the wellbeing of the planet in mindRead more
Whether they’re tracking the origin of valuable assets or allowing consumers to discover more about the sustainability of their purchases, digital technologies are making the supply chain ever more efficient, and transparent.Watch video
Precision weather tracking, ‘blood pressure monitoring’ for plants and complex nutrient analysis apps are now the must-have tools for modern farmers.Watch video
At first glance, the business of recycling and reusing small electronics sounds neither glamorous, nor lucrative.Watch video
Investors are showing greater interest in alternative proteins, as the climate impact of food production comes under the spotlight and the global population continues to climb.Watch video
Roughly a quarter of the 348 million tons of annual plastic production worldwide now goes into packaging, according to Plastics Europe and UK conservation charity the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, making it the single biggest use of the materialRead more
Start-ups are utilising bacteria and fungi to generate protein and boost agriculture.Read more
Cities across the world are turning themselves into vast sponges.Watch video
Car subscription services, an alternative to owning or leasing a car, are gathering speed. As the FT’s Patrick McGee explains, it could hugely disrupt the traditional car ownership model.Watch video
Didier Rabbatu, Head of Equities at Lombard Odier Investment Managers explains why businesses embracing change and embedding sustainability will soar like Eagles, whilst companies clinging to a dated mindset - sticking their heads in the sand like OstrichWatch video
Sustainability Revolution takes a look into every aspect of life and business – from healthcare to data management, transport and energy.
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Artist Mathieu Lehanneur discusses his work for new exhibit DYSFUNCTIONAL, created in partnership with Carpenters Workshop Gallery and Lombard Odier.Watch video
Culinary 3D printing is new and rather niche but it could be an answer to some of the food industry's biggest challenges.Watch video
Chief Economist of Lombard Odier Samy Chaar shares his diagnosis for Europe's economy ""We're not going to run the marathon tomorrow, but we're doing ok"".Watch video
Since ancient Rome animal poisons have been used to heal rather than harm the human body. Scorpion venom can be used to help detect and cure diseases, but milking scorpions by hand is a time-consuming and dangerous process.Watch video
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