Here are a few of our favorite articles from around the web. We will continue to update for the month, so make sure to check back and see what else is happening out there.
2020 was a crisis year: a pandemic, economic turmoil, social upheaval. And running through it all, climate change. Here’s some of the best reporting from The Times’s Climate Desk. At the turn of the new year, huge wildfires were burning the coast of Australia, which had just marked its hottest, driest year on record.
The National Retail Federation warned in September that disruption from the COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t ended for small retailers, whose owners are “increasingly pessimistic.” “The coronavirus continues as a shock to America’s small employers,” NRF Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz said in a press release.
“Broken Nature” at MoMA offers up a trove of ‘restorative’ projects. Does buying more elegant objects help heal the planet? The design store of the Museum of Modern Art sits on the south side of 53rd Street in New York, just up from the ritzy shops of Fifth Avenue.
Sourcing raw materials and tracking their sustainability is set to become easier with a new partnership between Google and WWF Sweden. The partnership will analyse more than 20 commonly used raw materials, including synthetics and natural products, via a dashboard being built specifically to help fashion brands.
Around 7 in the morning, Monu, 13, lifts his mosquito netting and crawls out of bed onto a dirt floor. Outside, his mother cooks breakfast over an open fire. A few miles across New Delhi, the world’s most polluted capital, 11-year-old Aamya finally gives in to her mom’s coaxing.
How the industry generated $2.4B in MIV® in the first half of 2020. Fill in the form below and you’ll receive the data brief via email It’s safe to say that brands in fashion, luxury and beauty have all seen an overhaul in the way they speak to consumers, invest in marketing activities and sell products.