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circular economy

Our Sustainability Glossary of Terms Guide

As a Sustainability Consultancy, here at Global Bright Futures we are often asked questions such as: How do I become a sustainable business? What is a sustainability strategy? How does my business become more sustainable? Even more frequently, we are asked to clarify or explain what certain sustainability terms or jargon mean. So, we have...
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The Sustainability in Hospitality Conference, Bath

Sustainability in Hospitality Conference launched by Global Bright Futures

Global Bright Futures is excited to announce the launch of its first event:  ‘The Sustainability Symposium – Hospitality’ at The Assembly Rooms, Bath, UK. This unique boutique sustainability conference will be an opportunity for businesses involved in all aspects of the hospitality industry to come together and be inspired by engaging speakers on actions, ideas,...
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The Global Bright Futures Festive Quiz 2018

Once again this year, we have created another festive quiz as a great way to create a discussion of the things that concern all of us who care about our planet and the people on it. Looking back on 2018, out of all the many things that surfaced over the past 12 months, we at...
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Food Waste as a Catalyst for Innovation

Food Waste as a Catalyst for Innovation  What waste does your own business generate?  Can you collaborate with other industries?  Are there opportunities to sell your food waste to others?  Is there an opportunity to be innovative and rethink how your dispose of your waste?  Can you enhance the reputation...
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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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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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sustainabililty in business

What is sustainability in business?

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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