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Sustainability Gaining Momentum in Home Care in Middle East

Steve Odinga

Steve Odinga

9 Apr 24

Home care in the Middle East is undergoing a remarkable transformation, driven by the convergence of two factors: a surge in consumer demand for innovative cleaning solutions and the active promotion of sustainable and eco-friendly practices by governments. As such, consumers are seeking cleaning solutions that offer eco-friendly formulations, sustainable packaging, and stress-relieving fragrances tailored to regional preferences

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Unwrapping Sustainable Packaging: Redesign for Circularity

Jorge Zuniga

Jorge Zuniga

21 Mar 24

During the current Global Recycling Awareness Week, celebrated on March 18th, it is worth noting that five fmcg industries contributed to four trillion retail packaging units in 2023, a figure expected to rise by 2% by 2026, according to Euromonitor’s packaging data. In this week that aims to generate awareness around the environmental significance of recycling, it is also important to understand that addressing sustainability is not only a moral requirement but also a business opportunity.

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Megatrends: Quantifying Sustainable Living

Jorge Zuniga

Jorge Zuniga

14 Mar 24

Sustainable living continues to hold significant relevance for both consumers and corporations, as ethical considerations and moral values grow in importance. This is particularly true in light of the tightening regulations surrounding sustainability reporting and the validation of sustainable claims across the EU, UK and US.

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Heat Pumps: The Low-carbon Heating and Cooling System of the Future

Tim Chuah

Tim Chuah

4 Mar 24

Heat pumps are the low-carbon heating and cooling systems of the future. The EU has identified them as a sustainable solution to reach its goal of energy independence and decarbonisation. In the long term, heat pumps have the potential to replace air conditioners and boilers, becoming the all-in-one air treatment appliance.

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Riding the Wave of Recommerce: Why Brands Must Seize This Opportunity

Marija Milasevic

Marija Milasevic

20 Feb 24

Despite the longstanding existence of the resale model, recent years have witnessed a transformative surge in recommerce. Fuelled by ongoing digitalisation, global financial instability, and a growing commitment to sustainability, recommerce has reached heretofore unforeseen levels.

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What Are the Top Consumer Trends in 2024?

Alison Angus

Alison Angus

18 Jan 24

New year, new trends. And one fact remains true—consumer behaviour can be unpredictable. This article helps you make sense of their preferences, lifestyles and motivations this year.

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