Whiplash Team. June 2018.
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A new indicator of organizational performance adds purpose to finances, assets or sustainability.
The Lydon House Catering, will present several initiatives during the Galway Races to avoid disposable items, such as coffee cups, straws, plastic cups and plastic cutlery.
Marisa Selfa, general director of Ecoalf, explains that the brand was born out of “the frustration of wanting to make fashion without destroying the planet”. The company, that recycles PET from bottles to make yarn, also works with fishing nets, tires, coffee grounds and cotton and postindustrial wool to make their garments. “For the weaving of a jacket, for example, we use eighty bottles,” explained Selfa.
Consumers expect companies to go beyond traditional CSR strategies and demand them to demonstrate their purpose and commitment to the problems that plague society. In responde to this, a new profile begins to show into the organization charts: the Activism Manager, responsible for managing the company’s principles.
PEFC and UNECE / FAO presented the jointly developed Forests for Fashion initiative at United Nations Headquarters in New York. During the event, for the first time a fashion collection made with fabrics of forest origin that have the PEFC certification was shown.