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The new MINI Lifestyle Collection 2018–2020. Smart everyday items for unique MINI moments

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Aesthetically pleasing range of high-quality products. A striking pair of new exterior colours (“Island” and “Coral”) are the most prominent visual features headlining the MINI Lifestyle Collection 2018–2020. “Island” – a very modern shade of blue – reflects the exterior colour “Island Blue” available for the current MINI Countryman. Radiant “Coral” red is the perfect colour complement and adds a fresh accent. The base colours Black, White and Grey provide the perfect backdrop for the two accent colours. The products in the Lifestyle Collec... Read More »

Lifelong learning for everyone: What we’ve learned from our European social innovation partners

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Despite technology offering more learning options than ever before, we haven’t yet figured out a way that this can truly benefit everyone. Take, for example, the early enthusiasm for bringing university content online to democratize higher education—and the sobering reality that these online courses are overwhelmingly used by people who already have a higher education. We learned from a recent IPPR report that it is vital for digital skills programs to address a diverse audience and provide skills for the future as well as skills for immediate ... Read More »

Electrifying design details. MINI shows initial design sketches of its fully-electric production model – to be presented in 2019

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The initial design sketches will be revealed in time for the Festival of Speed (FoS), taking place on 12 – 15 July in Goodwood, southern England. The MINI stand at the FoS will give visitors the chance to experience the MINI Electric Concept – which offers a look ahead to the brand’s first fully-electric production model – in person. “MINI is an urban brand and the fully-electric MINI the logical next step into the future,” says Oliver Heilmer, Head of MINI Design. “These initial sketches for the fully electrified MINI outline our vision of au... Read More »

Greenpeace reaffirms Benetton Group’s position among the fashion industry’s detox leaders

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This result follows a series of concrete initiatives that Benetton has put in place since 2013, when the Group joined Greenpeace’s “Detox My Fashion” campaign and committed to eliminating hazardous chemicals originating from clothing production. This recognition also confirms the results Benetton achieved in 2016, when Greenpeace recognized the company as one of the global leaders of the Detox Catwalk, and in 2017, when we reached the goal of publishing 80% of the results of the tests carried out on the wastewater discharges of those of our ... Read More »

Apple launches new clean energy fund in China

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Cupertino, California — Apple today announced a new first-of-its-kind investment fund in China to connect suppliers with renewable energy sources. As part of Apple’s commitment to address climate change and increase the use of renewable energy within its supply chain, 10 initial suppliers and Apple will jointly invest nearly $300 million over the next four years into the China Clean Energy Fund. The fund will invest in and develop clean energy projects totaling more than 1 gigawatt of renewable energy in China, the equivalent of powering nearly... Read More »

H&M Group praised by Greenpeace for leading the way on responsible water and chemicals management

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At H&M group we have been working on a responsible water and chemicals management in our supply chain for many years, having one of the strictest standards in the industry. With our commitment to eliminate the use of hazardous chemicals, we took this to yet another level and increased our ambition to lead the way towards a toxic-free fashion industry as a whole together with other brands and partners. Among the big fashion brands/companies, H&M, Inditex, Benetton and Fast Retailing are leading the pack Greenpeace report Destination Ze... Read More »

Tesco farmers to benefit from new beef contracts as it relaunches Sustainable Farming Group

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The Aberdeen Angus farmers are located across the UK and supply Tesco with all its Finest beef steaks, mince and joints. Aberdeen Angus beef is recognised for its quality, and all the cuts included in Tesco’s range are aged for 28 days, providing customers with the best possible quality and flavour. To coincide with the introduction of the new contracts, Tesco is re-launching its Tesco Sustainable Farming Group for Beef. The Group becomes the 10th Tesco Sustainable Farming Group following the setting up of groups in areas including dairy, po... Read More »

Forbes Releases 2018 List of America’s Richest Self-Made Women, A Ranking of the Most Successful Women Entrepreneurs in the Country

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Diane Hendricks, cofounder and chairman of ABC Supply, the nation’s largest roofing distributor, reclaims the top spot on this year’s list of America’s most successful women entrepreneurs, with a net worth of $4.9 billion. Marian Ilitch, worth $4.3 billion, falls to the No. 2 spot, as higher labor costs and commodity prices take their toll on her Little Caesars pizza chain. Epic Systems’ Judy Faulkner climbs three spots to No. 3, with a net worth of $3.5 billion. Rounding out the top five are Meg Whitman (No. 4, $3.3 billion) and Johnelle Hunt ... Read More »

World premiere and dynamic appearance of the BMW M Performance Parts Concept in Goodwood

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The BMW M Performance Parts Concept is aptly presented in the exterior paint finish Frozen Black with M Performance wrapping in gold for accentuations and inscriptions. In the interior, Alcantara and carbon fibre further emphasise the sense of exclusivity, along with additional gold accentuations. BMW M GmbH was closely involved in creating this more emphatic design, contributing its racing expertise to the development of all M Performance Parts. The BMW M Performance Parts Concept sees its world premiere on 12 July: it will be lining up for th... Read More »

#IMakeApps: A French farmer helps kids develop healthy digital habits

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When and why did you get involved with technology? I got into technology when I was 19. I thought new technologies will dramatically change the way children grow, learn and interact with each other. I created Xooloo to give super powers to children through technology. I chose to be an entrepreneur because I want to make a difference and I genuinely enjoy working with other like-minded people that carry the same sentiment. How did you get into farming? I worry about the world that we’ll leave behind for children, and as an extension of what w... Read More »

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