Posts Tagged "biodiversity"

Sustainable Luxury 2.0 – Workshop – September 28

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Learn from GUCCI, JAEGER-LECOULTRE, ROSY BLUE DIAMONDS, WWF, UNCTAD, HEC Lausanne University and many more luxury brands, NGO and Corporate Responsibility experts.         Join the leaders of the Sustainable Luxury community for a one day highly interactive workshop on September 28, 2010 in Lausanne/Switzerland, to learn, share, network and experiment among CR peers, NGO, Academia and experts.   DOWNLOAD THE EVENT BROCHURE VISIT THE EVENT WEB SITE.    Unique workshop.  Early Bird price until August 25, 2010.  ...

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Luxury Society recommends Sustainable Luxury 2.0 – September 28, 2010

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UNEP associates with The Indomitable Lions for Environment

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PUMA and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) were joined  on January 06 by the Indomitable Lions – Cameroon’s national football team – with team captain Samuel Eto’o, to announce a strategic partnership to support biodiversity worldwide and specific initiatives in Africa. The ‘Play for Life’ partnership will support the 2010 International Year of Biodiversity by raising awareness about habitat and species conservation among football fans and the general public during worldwide football events, including the Orange Cup of African Nations in Angola later this month and international friendly games leading up to the FIFA World Cup 2010 in South Africa. With 12 African football team sponsorships to its name and a...

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Turn the Natural Beauty Summit into a valuable resource tool!

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    The fifth edition of the Natural Beauty Summit 2009, organized by ITEC France, took place in Paris last November, 23rd to 24th and gathered 200 participants from the cosmetics industry. The summit was so full of valuable and exciting information that we decided to create a 60-page report that synthesizes it all: The key summit information The future of the Natural Personal Care market, three experts’ vision: Emmanuelle Bassmann from In-Trend Ltd: a London-based beauty and anti-aging trend analyst. Sandie Jaidane from SJC consultancy: a Paris-based natural and organics market expert. Michel Gutsatz from The Scriptorium Company: an international branding expert. Additional information: latest product, store or service concepts for inspiration. More...

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The Influence of Affluence: Luxury Brands as Sustainable Role Models

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In preview, an excerpt from the UNCTAD seminar debriefing on « Redefining Sustainability in the International Agenda » which took place Jan 20-21, 2010 in Geneva. « The fashion and luxury industries have the strategic potential to shape consumer values and aspirations and to redefine the concept of excellence in a way that goes beyond traditional economic aspects to integrate social and environmental elements. Luxury production and sustainable biodiversity are not complete opposites; many luxury items were originally crafted by skilled artisans in indigenous communities. They were not made to be disposable, but to last over generations. CITES has species listed that have gained in economic importance. There is still a struggle to...

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53 % of Japanese for a Zero-Waste Society…

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Japanese embrace sustainable practices in their daily life ! Japan for Sustainability, a NFP Japanese think tank, highlighted the results of a bi-annual survey :  52.9 % of respondents would choose to transition to a zero-waste society, even if it lowered their standard of living. The survey was conducted in June 2009, and involved interviews with 3,000 adults nationwide, measuring public awareness and interest related to two subject areas: zero-waste society and coexistence between humans and nature. There were 1,919 valid responses (64.0% response rate). When asked about their daily efforts in reducing trash (allowing multiple answers), 62.0 percent of respondents said that they try not to use plastic shopping bags and/or ask for simpler packaging at...

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