We First 5: What You Need to Know this Friday

Stacy Anderson / Values / 1 year ago

Make Less eWaste – Apple Launches Electronic Recycling
Earlier this week, Apple announced its latest round of product upgrades in usual fashion. However, this presentation also included one product not for sale – Liam, Apple’s new recycling robot. The tech giant’s first major foray into combating e-waste signals important reprioritization of business goals and production processes, as well as recognition of the need for more sustainable solutions.

Plant Your Pencils!
Companies around the world are finding ways to extend the lifespan or products or repurpose them when they’re no longer of use. Office supply company, Sprout World, aims to do just this with writing instruments and business cards – when planted, they grow into herbs, vegetables or flowers. A fun, sustainable way to spruce up your office supplies.

Create Responsible Fashion – Copenhagen Fashion Summit, May 12 2016.
Now in its 7th year, the annual Copenhagen Fashion Summit is the world’s largest conference on sustainability in fashion. First held during the UN COP15, it brings together key players in the industry to catalyse tangible discussions on evolving the category to address key sustainability challenges and opportunities in more significant ways. The Summit features a range of industry heavyweights from companies such as Kering, H&M, Levi Strauss & Co., Vivienne Westwood, Vogue, Patagonia and also Parsons School of Design.

Travel with Purpose – Fathom Gears Up for First Impact Cruise
As business and purpose converge, so too is travelling and volunteering through Fathom: Impact + Travel. A pioneer in offering travelers the opportunity to travel with purpose, Fathom journeys provide the opportunity to give back while taking your next holiday, feeling good about the entire experience.

We First – It’s Official
Our team is officially in our new office space in Venice, buzzing with excitement and a shiny new sign.

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Image via Flickr courtesy via Copenhagen Fashion Summit at https://flic.kr/p/npuUXL

 

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