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Fashion & Apparel Everlane Dedicates New Sub-brand To Carbon-Neutral Sneakers

The DTC retailer aims to offer an eco-friendly alternative to the hype cycle of sneaker culture

Children Disney's Internal Design Tool Helps Retailers Implement Recyclable Packaging

Disney and the Toy Association are aiming to set a new industry standard, releasing a SmartPackaging tool that provides smaller retailers with the resources they need to enable sustainable design

Delivery & Logistics By 2025, IKEA Promises To Deliver All Shoppers' Goods Via EVs

Shanghai is the first stop on the retailer's global mission to convert entirely to electric-vehicle delivery, part of its broader goal to significantly reduce its environmental impact

Retail IKEA To Offer Delivery By Solar-Powered Rickshaw At First Indian Location

The retailer is promoting a greener service that aims to combat the country's congested highways as well as pollution, while ensuring reliable product delivery for customers

Technology Pioneer Of Humanability: Nigel Jacob

In an interview with PSFK, working in collaboration with Verizon, Nigel Jacob discusses how he is using technology for good with his work for New Urban Mechanics

Technology Pioneer Of Humanability: Mike Stanley

In an interview with PSFK, working in collaboration with Verizon, Mike Stanley discusses how he is using technology for good in his work with Transit X, creating solar-powered pods that provide an alternative to current methods of public transport, ultimately hoping to curb urban pollution and congestion

Food & Beverage Pioneer Of Humanability: Joy Youwakim

In an interview with PSFK in collaboration with Verizon, Joy Youwakim discusses how she is using technology for good in her work with growing produce on top of landfills, putting waste to use and offering communities locally-grown food as well as helping to alleviate hunger

Delivery & Logistics Climate-Positive Menu Cuts Out Carbon Emissions From Production

Not satisfied with simply going carbon neutral, Swedish chain Max Burgers was able offset 110% of its emissions for climate-conscious customers

Advertising Gucci Releases Online Platform Aimed At Improving The World

As part of a larger sustainability and social impact plan, the fashion megahouse built the hub so that its customers can connect to its invigorated sense of purpose and transparency

Cafe & Restaurant Sustainable Bistro Shows How Design Can Reduce Food Waste

The NYC pop-up curated by Finnish designers educated visitors on the possibility of design and food production that conserves and reuses resources while still offering delectable meals

Automotive Lyft Differentiates With Carbon-Neutral Strategy

The on-demand transportation company is purchasing carbon credits to offset all of its emissions

Hotels, Hospitality & Travel Westin Is Upcycling Hotel Bedding Into Pajamas For Children In Need

The hospitality giant is reducing its environmental footprint while contributing to a cause in an initiative called Threadforward

Design Apple Launches Tech-Recycling Drive On Earth Day

Tech leader even builds a new recycling robot out of old parts to reduce iPhone waste

Technology Solar-Powered Hub Can Bring Internet To Billions Living Off The Grid

Kumbaya's connectivity platform seeks to provide access to the internet for remote and underserved communities