sustainable development

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

Analysis Interview: How Ethical Retail Can Create A Positive Feedback Loop

PSFK speaks to the founder of social impact consultancy Conspiracy of Love to learn more about how today's retailers can do good while doing business, integrating purpose into their products and services

Brand Activation & Immersion H&M To Sell Second-Hand Apparel As Part Of Sustainability Strategy

The fast-fashion retailer is increasing its sustainability measures with the sale of second-hand merchandise from its subsidiary brand & Other Stories

Design Adidas Employee Event And Restaurant Campus Offers Flexible Work Environment

The fitness brand is investing in its employees with an innovative and flexible events building called Halftime, encouraging workers to connect, collaborate and relax

Automotive Mitsubishi Drivers Can Power Their Car And Home Via Solar Platform

The Dendo Drive House system allows for owners to power multiple vehicles and their home via the sun's energy, enabling flexible, sustainable and economic power for all

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

Shopper Education & Assistance Sperry Sporters Can Ask Alexa How To Reduce Environmental Footprint

The footwear retailer is raising awareness among consumers on ocean pollution with an Alexa Skill called Sperry Waterkeeper

Food & Beverage Moby Psi Enables Off-Grid Retail With Staffless, Self-Driving Store Mobiles

Using technology to bridge classic convenience stores with modern buying behavior, Moby is taking the brick-and-mortar experience on the road and to remote locations

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

Consumer Goods Loop Helps UPS, PepsiCo, P&G And More Enable No-Waste Packaging

The circular shopping platform transforms the single-use packaging of everyday items like toothpaste or ice cream into durable and reusable containers, curbing waste by letting consumers use and return rather than discard

Merchandising & Curation Antibad Is Connecting Shoppers With Sustainable Fashion

The brainchild of a fashion industry veteran with a strong environmental conscious, Antibad will help push eco-friendly brands to the masses

Packaging & Product Engagement PSFK Spotlight From Facebook's 2019 Trends Report: Circular Economy

Eco-conscious brands are incorporating recycled materials into new goods to reduce their environmental impact, while shoppers are buying products from sellers who reflect their values

Home IKEA And Tom Dixon Encourage Urbanites To Grow Their Own Food

The partnership will debut design ideas and products at London's Chelsea Flower Show to encourage urbanites to implement home-agriculture practices for a sustainable global future

Loyalty & Membership HelloFresh Caters To Conscious Consumers With Eco-Friendly Packaging

In a push toward sustainability, HelloFresh is incorporating recycle-able and biodegradable packaging into its meal kits to help reduce landfill waste