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Impact Reporting: Understanding Your Impacts

Impact Reporting: Understanding Your Impacts

Part 2 of our Action Guide on impact reporting explores the nuts and bolts – how to identify and prioritize your impacts, where to find the data & information you need, and how to perform a materiality assessment of your business activities.

Changemakers: Moore & Giles x Sustainable Composites

Changemakers: Moore & Giles x Sustainable Composites

“We wanted to close the loop on our value chain, and find a market for that ‘last piece’ - our scraps.” In this interview we chat with Beverly McAuley of Moore & Giles and Donald Morrison of Sustainable Composites about their partnership in creating Habitat - a circular material made from upcycled leather - and bringing it to market.

Impact Reporting: What, How & Why

Impact Reporting: What, How & Why

If you are working in the furniture industry and looking to publish your first impact report, or to strengthen your existing reporting - fasten your seat belt - this new series aims to demystify the process, cut through the jargon, break the steps into bite-size pieces, and help build your confidence in reporting.

Changemakers: Fyrn

Changemakers: Fyrn

“We hope to inspire big manufacturers to rethink their offering and ‘knock down’ their furniture into smaller, manageable parts” says David Charne – co-founder & CEO of Fyrn. In our 6th Changemakers interview, Charne shares the joys and challenges of evolving Fyrn’s unique hardware system, custom screw, 2nds platform and other circular innovations.

Ancient Wisdom, Contemporary Furniture: Designing for Climate

Ancient Wisdom, Contemporary Furniture: Designing for Climate

For centuries, ancient and indigenous ecological knowledge have sustained cultures in harmony with nature. In this final article in our FURNITURE in the NEW CLIMATE ECONOMY series, we explore real-life innovations by furniture designers and small brands focusing on adapting centuries’ old, low-tech yet practical solutions to address climate change.

What on earth is 'Industrial Symbiosis’?

What on earth is 'Industrial Symbiosis’?

In nature, one species' waste is another's food. Collaborative approaches such as this could inspire our economy and help mitigate climate change. In the 5th article in our FURNITURE in the NEW CLIMATE ECONOMY series, we explore how the furniture industry is applying nature's collaborative logic through industrial symbiosis.

Changemakers: Room & Board

Changemakers: Room & Board

In this fifth Changemakers interview, we ask the Director of Sustainability – Emily McGarvey – about Room & Board’s strategies, commitments, and what it takes to become a force for good in the furniture industry. “There’s a need for a collective voice to move things forward, faster.”