May 2020

NERC – Announcement of Opportunity: Sustainable Management of UK Marine Resources

UK Research & Innovation (UKRI) are inviting applications to address the objectives of the new Sustainable Management of UK Marine Resources (SMMR) research programme. The £12.4m SMMR programme will be jointly delivered by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) on behalf of UKRI, and in partnership with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and Marine Scotland.

How to Break Into the U.S. Sustainable Market | Academia de Moda

How to Break Into the U.S. Sustainable Market Enroll Now Taught by New York-based sustainable fashion journalist and expert Alden Wicker, this course is for small fashion businesses and designers who want to break into the U.S. market and reach the kind of conscious customer who cares about well-crafted, beautiful design — and will pay for it! In five weeks, Alden will teach you: What makes a brand truly sustainable and ethical. What conscious consumers in the U.S. want How to set up your website to build trust and drive sales 

Gen Z consumers want sustainable products –

Move over, Millennials – there’s a new generation in town. To date, there has been much research conducted on millennial purchasing behaviors.Born between 1981 and 1996, Millennials makeup about 22% of the population, according to Statista, and are about 30% of total retail sales; this generation…

Sustainability Essentials Webinar: Circularity in Furnishings | Sustainable Furnishings Council

Sustainability Essentials Webinar – Circularity in Furnishings May 21, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm EST   Circularity in Furnishings   What we throw away is now the world’s most abundant natural resource. Why aren’t we using more of it as a production feedstock?  Furniture is a durable good – intended to last a long time. Why, then, do we throw so much of it away.