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Unilever dominates with 13 brands in Kantar Worldpanel global top 50

Thirteen of Unilever’s brands have been awarded spots in the Kantar Worldpanel’s top 50 most chosen FMCG brands. The analysis of FMCG brands covers around one billion households and 300 billion shopper decisions across 39 countries. This data then measures which brands are being bought by the most consumers, most …

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Victoria’s sustainability talent to be honoured

Victoria’s sustainability leaders are being urged to enter this year’s Premier’s Sustainability Awards and share their insights with people, organisations and companies across the state. Sustainability Victoria CEO Stan Krpan says the 15th annual Premier’s Sustainability Awards are a great way to recognise Victoria’s sustainability talent. “The bar gets higher …

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Business waste guide from Planet Ark

Planet Ark has published a guide titled The Business Case for Less Waste, which provides advice on creating a recycling strategy within the workplace and the benefits of doing so. The not-for-profit organisation claims that failing to recycle or optimise waste management causes businesses unnecessary loss. “By adopting new waste-management …

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International news: NZ supermarket trials electric delivery vans

New Zealand retail giant Foodstuffs will trial a fleet of 28 zero-emission electric delivery vans across its New World and PAK’nSAVE supermarkets in 2017. The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) is providing funding to trial the Nissan e-NV 200 delivery vans from Europe. Once charged, the vans are said …

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Cadbury and Fairtrade to extend sustainability program

Mondelēz International, makers of Cadbury, has announced a partnership aimed at improving the lives of cocoa farmers, their families and communities. The plan will see an extension of Cadbury’s farmer-focused sustainability program, Cocoa Life, with independent verification from Fairtrade. The program aims to benefit 200,000 farmers and one million people …

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Tesco CEO outlines sustainability priorities

Tesco CEO Dave Lewis has addressed the first Consumer Goods Forum Sustainable Retail Summit in Paris, outlining some of the work the company has done on sustainability and what still needs to be done. Mr Lewis said the company had set itself an ambitious goal: by the end of 2017 …

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CEO commits Walmart to sustainability role

Walmart President and CEO Doug McMillon outlined the company’s sustainability agenda, pointing to a “new era of trust and transparency”, in an address to the Net Impact Conference in Philadelphia last week. He said the agenda would guide the company’s role in society on critical issues and reflect a wider …

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