Tag Archives: Sustainability

SILC 2020: LEGO’s dream to be “a playground of prototyping sustainable alternatives” for licensing partners

The LEGO Group has outlined its plans to bring its sustainable efforts into the firm’s wider LEGO licensing business through an overhaul of its product development and packaging, and to be a “playground of prototyping sustainable alternatives for its portfolio of licensing partners.” Speaking at the first Sustainability in Licensing …

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LEGO pledges support to Sustainability in Licensing Conference 2020 with keynote talk

LEGO has pledged its support to the Sustainability in Licensing Conference 2020, the first of its kind for the consumer products and licensing community, set to take place virtually on November 24th and 25th. Sine Klitgaard Møller, The LEGO Group’s licensing sustainability transformation lead, will take to the digital stage …

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Amazon launches dedicated eco-friendly shopping platform to the UK and Europe

Amazon has launched a new dedicated ‘eco-friendly’ shopping platform to help consumers in the UK and Europe find household products that are driving the sustainability movement forward. The platform lists more than 40,000 items that will carry certificates from the likes of Fairtrade International and the Carbon Trust. The move …

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Sustainability in Licensing Conference to be an all virtual event taking place this November

The inaugural Sustainability in Licensing Conference is to be staged as a virtual two-day event taking place this November 24th to 25th, with a line up featuring never-seen-before research and findings from across the manufacturing and retailing landscape. SILC 2020 will be the first event of its kind and promises …

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H&A launches plastic-free gifts for kids as firm ramps up its sustainability drive

The toiletry and health and beauty specialist, H&A has taken its own stance against packaging waste with the launch of its new plastic-free stocking fillers, a range that is hitting shelves across the UK this autumn. The new range encompasses a raft of Disney licenses, including Disney Princess and Marvel’s …

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Products of Change’s Helena Mansell Stopher on the new consumer mindset, toys, and sustainability

From a staple of the licensing and merchandising industry to becoming the face for the sweeping change rumbling through it and the minds of consumers across the UK, Helena Mansell Stopher is the director of Products of Change, a platform on a mission to bring sustainability into the heart of …

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GB eye launches new eco-friendly gifting range in partnership with local companies

The posters and giftware specialist, GB eye Ltd is launching a new eco-range of sustainable gifts in collaboration with a local Sheffield manufacturer that will tap into some of the biggest IP of the moment, including Pokemon, PLayStation, Harry Potter and DC Comics. The partnership is the latest move from …

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Interview: Ready Steady Cook whips up fresh new licensing take for the modern audience

Of the many changes necessitated by the arrival of the pandemic, a common experience that we have all shared over the course of the past nine months of lockdown, is that – in some capacity or another – it has made home cooks of us all. With more time spent …

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Pokémon Shirts teams with Newsed to re-purpose fabric waste as pop culture keychains

The pop culture apparel specialist, Original Stitch and its Pokémon-centric brand, Pokémon Shirts has kick-started a new initiative to re-purpose and create a collection of Pokémon keychains from fabric remnants left in the creating and tailoring process of its popular line of clothing. As part of the initiative, the first …

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Groovy Chick taps new generation of fans with Organic apparel collection on ASOS

Groovy Chick is tapping firmly into a new generation of fans, having seen its new range of Organic cotton t-shirts not only launch with the online retailer, ASOS this week, but achieve sell-out status on selected lines within only hours of going live. The newly launched organic collection has proved …

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