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Adidas 'strives for sustainability' with new 2020 targets

German sportswear company Adidas has revealed how it plans to "create responsibility", by unveiling numerous footprint reduction targets for 2020, which have been outlined in its latest sustainability report.

The corporations claim that the Paris climate deal now requires wholescale revisions of EU policy, to drive investment in the low-carbon economy

Adidas, Puma, Aldi, Commerzbank demand EU policy overhaul after COP21

Adidas, Puma, Aldi, and Commerzbank are among more than 30 German business giants demanding an overhaul of EU climate and energy policy after Saturday's landmark deal to limit global warming at COP21.

The new prototype will be consumer ready along with other ocean plastic products by the end of the year

Adidas adds 3D-printed insole to ocean waste shoe

Sportswear giant Adidas has created the world's first sports shoe made entirely from reclaimed and recycled ocean waste, which now includes a 3D-printed midsole made from recycled polyester and fill net content.

Primark joins 40 other brands as a member of the SAC, including Adidas, Nike, Burberry, Disney and Marks & Spencers

Primark strengthens supply chain sustainability

High-street retailer Primark has joined the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) - a group of clothing businesses committed to improving the environmental and ethical impacts of their supply chain.

Several high-profile businesses have pledged the support for the UN scheme, including Microsoft, Sony, Adidas and Marks & Spencer's

Sony, Microsoft, Adidas back new UN emission offset initiative

The UN has launched a major new initiative designed to get businesses and consumers to voluntarily become 'climate neutral'.

Green groups have contrasted the UK's approach with Obama's ambitious announcement

Obama's clean power action contrasts with 'small-minded' UK approach

Green groups have compared US President Barack Obama's Clean Power Plan with the lack of UK Government action, claiming Prime Minister David Cameron needs to do more to meet climate change targets.

July has seen spending cuts and, well, more spending cuts

GALLERY: Top 10 sustainability stories in July 2015

The story of July has been cuts and lots off them.

The Adidas concept shoe's upper is made entirely from reclaimed ocean plastics

Adidas showcases shoe made from ocean plastics

Clothing manufacturer Adidas has celebrated its partnership with Parley for the Oceans by creating a prototype shoe made from recycled ocean waste and deep-sea gillnets.

Corporate partners are being brought on board to reduce the estimated €200m cost of hosting the conference for the French Government

Paris climate conference announces controversial sponsor

French fashion house Louis Vuitton has been announced as the first major sponsor of the UN climate conference in Paris in December, in a move criticised by consumer groups.

The green gains means the company has already reached 2015 targets on water and waste, while it remains on track to cut emissions by 30% next year

Adidas slashes environmental impact with innovation

Sporting giant Adidas has released its 2014 Sustainability Progress report, revealing more than 20% cuts in emissions, water use and waste over the last six years.

Top 50 global green brands - the full list

Interbrand has named the top 50 'Best Global Green Brands' for 2014. We give you the run down below, and links to the latest sustainability activity that helped the leaders make the list.

Ford's portfolio includes five electric vehicles; two plug-in hybrids, two hybrids and one all-electric

Ford ranked top global green brand for 2014 as carmakers race ahead

Ford has taken the top spot from Toyota as the number one global green brand this year - with car makers claiming all top four positions - according to Interbrand's latest annual ranking table.

Top 10 World Cup Sustainability Facts

We bring you a run down of the top 10 sustainability facts you need to know about the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

Which country are you? Find out how your sustainability credentials stack up against this year's competitors

Test your knowledge! Sustainability and the FIFA World Cup

As the matches continue in Brazil, edie asks you to consider the environmental impact of the World Cup. Just how sustainable is FIFA's 'greenest' World Cup ever?

The official Adidas 'Brazuca' World Cup ball was found to contain high levels of 'toxic' chemicals

Adidas announces detox roadmap on eve of World Cup

Sportswear giant Adidas has unveiled details of a new 'roadmap' towards the elimination of hazardous chemicals from its products and supply chain, after being embroiled in a 'toxic scandal' ahead of the 2014 World Cup.

Hundreds of Greenpeace activists showed their support by taking part in a #DetoxWave at Mexico's iconic Azteca stadium

Adidas hits back at World Cup 'toxic scandal' report

Adidas has thrown off an investigation and subsequent protest from Greenpeace about the presence of dangerous chemicals in official World Cup merchandise.

The official Adidas 'Brazxuca' World Cup ball was found to contain high levels of NPEs

World Cup 2014: Greenpeace investigation reveals sportswear 'toxic scandal'

Global sportswear brands Adidas and Nike have been rapped by Greenpeace for producing football merchandise containing high levels of hazardous chemicals ahead of the 2012 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

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