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Why is Sustainability like Football?

Sustainability – it’s considered to be complex and there are various ways of working towards sustainability. We think of sustainability like playing a football game. Your players need to know what direction to run in, who to pass to and strategies for winning the game (i.e. the game of being a sustainable, profitable business). We created Global...
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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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Implications of Modern Slavery Act for businesses & the importance of risk management

– Hear from Deeti Vyas, Chief of Business Longevity at Global Bright Futures on her views on what inspires her to help embed sustainability in business, how to overcome stumbling blocks and  how the Modern Slavery Act impacts businesses. – Don’t miss our webinar on steps you can take to address Modern Slavery in your...
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Anna Karlsson Ellison

Implications of Modern Slavery Act for businesses & the importance of data

– Hear from Anna Karlsson Ellison at Global Bright Futures on how businesses can respond to the requirements of the Modern Slavery Act in the UK, how to overcome the biggest sustainability challenges and what she has learnt along the way – Don’t miss our webinar on steps you can take to address Modern Slavery...
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Can the fashion industry have its cake and eat it with a cherry on top?

The London School of Economics is holding a festival, Beveridge 2.0, in honour of the Beveridge Report, which was published in 1942. The report focused on social equality and poverty issues in Britain at that time and put forward proposals for reform that would make Britain a more equal society. Beveridge 2.0 focuses on issues...
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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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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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How did the three little pigs create bright futures for their businesses?

Once upon a time there were three little pigs. The time came for them to leave home and seek their fortunes. Before they left, their mother told them: “Whatever you do, do it the best that you can because that’s the way to get along in the world.” The first pig started a business that...
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