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Susan Macdonald

Rooftops, Bees and Refugees

When setting your overall strategy and operations as a more sustainable business, thinking innovatively about all you can do and may have an impact on can lead to some very rewarding ideas, business benefits and create a great working environment for your teams. At Global Bright Futures, working on an overall sustainability strategy means exploring...
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The impact of Modern Slavery Act for all businesses

Susan Macdonald shares some insights here on the impact of the UK Modern Slavery Act for all Businesses, and the role Global Bright Futures can play to help businesses address these impacts. Don’t miss our webinar on steps you can take to address Modern Slavery in your supply chains and operations. Introduction to Susan With...
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sustainability in business

What does sustainability in business mean?

At Global Bright Futures we believe that sustainability should be embedded into business. We make sustainability ‘simple, accessible and right for business’. But what do we mean by that? What is sustainability? The word sustainability is used to encompass many things. Some think it refers to ethical trade practices, some to factory conditions and audits,...
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Waste as a catalyst for innovation

Waste, particularly as a by-product of an industrial manufacturing process has often been the catalyst of discovery and inspiration. A new product or discovery has been revealed, and sometimes made the inventors very wealthy in the process, when built to a commercial scale. For example, in the 1800’s in Industrial Britain, Coal Tar was produced...
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Orange fiber dress

Unlocking new business potential and The Circular Economy

Smart Creation Forum, Premiere Vision and Texworld Paris AW 18/19 Sustainability in fashion and textiles was a growing focus this season, and at Premiere Vision (PV) Paris there was a quarter dedicated to the ‘Smart Creation Forum’, which focuses on unlocking the potential of sustainable fashion. On display was a static range of garments from...
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Your daily coffee – sustainable and stylish

Building Sustainable Lives guide (1) A love of coffee is part of Italian culture and part of the daily ritual for Italians. Visit any coffee bar throughout the day from early morning on the way to the office, at mid morning, lunchtime, during the afternoon or on the commute back home in the evening; you...
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