When China goes green

N-Bastianelli-small.jpgNathalie Bastianelli has been living in China for several years: today she publishes a book Quand la Chine s'éveille verte (When China goes green) where she presents a country in transition, who has made the shift to sustainable development for several years, with a speed only it holds the secret of.

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The atoll of the Six Senses Laamu in the Maldives is declared Hope Spot

atoll-laamu-small.jpgThe atoll of Laamu, on which is settled the Six Senses resort has been declared Hope Spot by Mission Blue, founded by the American oceanographer Dr. Sylvia Earle. The international non-profit organization aims to help to the protection of at least 30% of the surface of the oceans by 2030, whereas it was only 1% in 2009.

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Limited edition of reusable bottle sold to fund an education program in France and in Greenland

Qwetch-small.jpgQwetch launches "Banquise" (Pack Ice) a stainless steel bottle collection, out of which the one with a polar bear will allow to finance the education program "Protect Ice & Reduce Waste" dedicated to school children in France and in Greenland.

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Cartier and Kering launch the Watch & Jewellery Initiative 2030

Boucheron-Kering-small.jpgIn partnership with the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC), Cartier and Kering* launch the Watch & Jewellery Initiative 2030 to unite the brands of the two business sectors around sustainable goals. All watch and jewellery maisons are welcome to be committed to strengthen resilience to climate change, to conserve natural resources and to encourage inclusion. 

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Self-sufficient catamaran inspired by the manta ray, to clean the oceans

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Founded by Yvan Bourgnon, The Sea Cleaners is a non-profit association(*) dedicated to ocean conservation: his catamaran will collect plastic solid waste, will compact them offshore to produce its own energy and will carry out scientific surveys.

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Artistic upcycling made in Kenya sold in French National Museum

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The boutique of the Confluence Museum in Lyon puts up upcycled unique pieces on sale, in the frame of the exhibition Une Afrique en couleurs (Africa in colours) until August 22nd, 2021. The raw material is collected on beaches and art works are made by the social and supporting company OCEAN SOLE AFRICA located in Kenya.

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The Fashion Pact: Year 1

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Initiated by Kering and presented to the Heads of States on August 26, 2019 in the frame of the G7 Summit, the Fashion Pact federates today more than two hundred brands from fourteen countries. It has established a digital dashboard of KPIs on which each brand is committed to reaching carbon neutrality by 2050.

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