ApexBrasil receives Friend of the Earth 2023 Sustainability Award


Milan, 19 of April 2023. The Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (ApexBrasil) has received the “Friend of the Earth 2023 Sustainability Award” in recognition of its outstanding efforts to promote sustainable practices with exporting Brazilian companies.   The award ceremony took place at “Sustainable Friends”, the Friend of the Earth showroom and flagship store […]

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The World Sustainability Organization presents Friend of the Sea and Friend of the Earth sustainability certifications at the Albanian Agriculture Days Expo


Agri-food is one of the main sectors of the Balkan countries, particularly Albania. Over 40% of the country’s surface is dedicated to agriculture, which generates roughly 23% of the GDP, providing 43% of jobs. The European “Green Deal” is thus extremely relevant to Albania, aiming at new growth with a focus on environmental and social […]

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The new Friend of the Earth certification rewards sustainable furniture.


During the Salone del Mobile 2023, the week that the city of Milan dedicates to the Design and Furniture sectors, the World Sustainability Organization, through its Friend of the Earth® project, will be launching a new certification standard – Sustainable Furniture – designed specifically for manufacturers who create interior design objects with respect for the environment. […]

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Webinar on “Sustainable cotton production and certification.”   22nd of February 2023 at 3PM (Central Europe Time).


Dear Madam/Sir,   Friend of the Earth would like to invite you to the upcoming free of charge webinar on “Sustainable cotton production and certification.”  22nd of February 2023 at 3PM (Central Europe Time).   This webinar can be of interest to:   – Agriculture and farming companies.   – Retail and wholesale chains.   – Companies’ sustainability and environmental managers. […]

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From Italy the World Sustainability Foundation. The Foundation counts conservation projects in more than 40 countries worldwide.


The World Sustainability Foundation makes it possible to actively contribute to conservation and humanitarian initiatives simply by purchasing products certified as sustainable by Friend of the Sea® and Friend of the Earth® Milan-based World Sustainability Foundation (WSF) is a nonprofit with global social solidarity goals. Land enhancement, protection of marine and terrestrial resources and habitats, […]

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Friend of the Earth and the Peruvian Pro Carnivoros to save the Titicaca water frog


In the 1970s, French explorer Jacques Cousteau estimated that Lake Titicaca, between Peru and Bolivia, contained more than one billion Telmatobius culeus, the Latin name for the giant frog endemic to the lake. Today the situation is profoundly different. The Titicaca frog is no exception to the global trend of drastically declining frog numbers. The International […]

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