The New(s) Standard - February 21st, 2017
Emma Watson Stands Up to Unethical Fashion One Instagram Post at a Time
Check out Emma Watson’s new Instagram account The Press Tour, where she harnesses the power of social media to shine a bright light on ethical and sustainable fashion! Read the full Fashion Law Article
The Business of Food Waste
Ever wonder where our table scraps and all that wasted supermarket food ends up? Sure, some of it is composted, but where does it really go?
Soon, 23,000 tonnes of Manhattan’s food waste will be transported to Long Island where New York native Charles Vigliotti has tapped into the lucrative intersection where business and sustainability meet. With one of the largest anaerobic digesters in the East, Vigliotti’s upcoming Long Island plant - American Organic Energy- will turn a total of 178,000 tons of local food waste into usable energy. Read the full profile in The New York Times.
The High Cost of Cheap Cashmere
Increased herd sizes as a result of high demand for cheaper cashmere has resulted in the degradation of the vital lands in which soft and luxurious cashmere fibers grow and thrive. The long-term viability of the world’s cashmere demands that consumers pay a fair price and this article investigates just what might happen if we don’t. Read the full article on Forbes. Read the full Forbes article