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Environmental Impact of the Fashion Industry

Jan 31, 2023 11:41:35 AM / by Zeynep Bastas

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Every step of the clothing life cycle creates potential environmental and occupational hazards, leaving a significant environmental footprint. Perhaps not the first industry that springs to mind as a major consumer of fossil fuels is the fashion industry. However, petrochemical materials from many of the same oil and gas companies that are responsible for greenhouse gas emissions are largely used in modern textiles. The fashion industry is the second biggest polluter in the world just after the oil and gas industry. In fact, around 10% of the world’s global carbon emissions result from the fashion industry, more than those emitted by international flights and shipping combined.

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Climate & Hedging - Trouble on the Winds

Nov 8, 2022 12:11:29 PM / by Ashutosh Singh posted in sustainability, tech, data, ESG, impact

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Russian Oil Prices & ESG Transparency

Oct 4, 2022 1:32:00 PM / by Ashutosh Singh posted in sustainability, oil and gas, ESG, impact

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European Inflation & Chinese Service Sector

Oct 4, 2022 1:02:53 PM / by Ashutosh Singh posted in sustainability, ESG, impact, sector

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"Green" Gold

Aug 16, 2022 2:38:12 PM / by Ashutosh Singh

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The Inflation Reduction Act Passes

Aug 9, 2022 10:53:30 AM / by Niyati Hora posted in sustainability, carbon, ESG, impact

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Despite Republican opposition and a marathon debate, the Senate has passed a climate and tax bill- the Inflation Reduction Act. This legislation will make the most significant federal investment in history to counter the toll of climate change, lower the cost of prescription drugs, and revamp portions of the tax code to make it more equitable. 

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Global Water Shortage

Aug 5, 2022 1:43:37 PM / by Zeynep Bastas

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YvesBlue Sector Deep Dive: Paper & Forest Products

Aug 4, 2022 3:05:46 PM / by Niyati Hora posted in sustainability, carbon, ESG, impact, paper

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First published June 7th, 2022

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YvesBlue Sector Deep Dive: Pharmaceuticals

Aug 4, 2022 3:01:22 PM / by Niyati Hora

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First Published April 19th, 2022

 

YB's Deep Dive Into Pharmaceuticals & YB Tools That Can Help

 

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YvesBlue Sector Deep Dive: Chemicals

Aug 4, 2022 2:41:36 PM / by Heather Langsner posted in sustainability, tech, carbon, oil and gas, ESG, impact, plastic, chemicals

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First Published May 17th, 2022

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