UK CMA Adopts Green Claims Code and Consults on Environmental Sustainability: Time for a Compliance Review

October 7, 2021 Click for PDF September 2021 was certainly the month of sustainability initiatives for the UK’s competition watchdog. On 20 September, the Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) published a Green Claims Code aimed at protecting consumers from misleading environmental claims amidst concerns over ‘greenwashing’. Greenwashing refers to overstated,Continue Reading

Estimates show that India’s agritech industry has the potential to reach about $24 bn in revenue by the year 2025, with current penetration being only 1%.

Artificial intelligence (AI)? Blockchain? Electric vehicle (EV)? Robots? All these are exciting megatrends of the future and are being rapidly adopted globally. Apart from these, there’s another which will solve an important problem in the future. The global population is expected to reach 9.7 bn by the year 2050. ByContinue Reading

Meet the group fighting plastic use one thread at a time

Hard-working volunteers in Kingston have found a way to both minimise plastic use and keep unwanted fabric out of landfill. Kingston SE Small Steps volunteers Mary Banks and Liz Wingard proudly displaying some of the group’s upcycled bags. Since its inception two years ago, Kingston SE Small Steps has madeContinue Reading

Saving the Ocean One Watch at a Time

Hands-on with the TRIWA Ocean Plastic (Photo: IBTimes / Jeff Li) An argument can be made that the modern watch has lost its original purpose of time keeping, but is instead a statement maker first, and functional tool only second. This is what makes TRIWA watches special, as every watchContinue Reading