Tag Archives: Sustainability

STEM and eco-focused pre-school series Briko makes international debut to ‘tremendous interest’

Briko, a new pre-school series aimed at encouraging children into STEM-focused DIY activities has made its international debut having launched on the Turkish children’s channel MinikaCocuk. According to the teams behind the series, it has already received ‘tremendous interest’ from children, parents, and national media. The new series is co-produced …

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Hasbro partners with PATH to launch Monopoly themed refillable water bottles

Hasbro is marking the 85th anniversary of the Monopoly brand with a special partnership with PATH to launch a series of limited edition refillable bottles featuring Rich Uncle Pennybags and other nostalgic Monopoly icons. “It’s an honor to partner with Hasbro and bring Monopoly fans a commemorative refillable PATH collector’s …

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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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