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Our magazine Sustainability

Plastic pollution in the oceans, wood manufacturing, the notion of sustainability... Sustainable development is indeed the business of many subjects!

Do you have any questions about sustainable development? We've got the answers.

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What is the CSRD? Definition and explanations.

encourage companies to adopt sustainable practices and steer financial flows towards the most virtuous among them.

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Climate change: moving beyond carbon tunnel vision

Carbon has become the symbol of the fight for the environment. However, in light of this challenge, there are many others, often much less highlighted...

Product traceability and RFID technology at DECATHLON

Product traceability and RFID technology at DECATHLON

Let's dive into the world of RFID and discover how it revolutionises product traceability, transforming the shopping experience to make it smoother.

Can a T-shirt really be recycled?

Can a T-shirt really be recycled?

Recycled T-shirt: a myth or reality? Let's go behind the scenes of textile recycling to find out if your T-shirt can actually be transformed.

What is a biodiversity COP?

What is a biodiversity COP?

Objective: halt the loss of nature. Conference held every two years to agree on global commitments.

What is Mobility Week all about?

What is Mobility Week all about?

Because there are a thousand and one ways to get around!

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What is the IPBES?

An organisation that raises awareness and coordinates public action to protect biodiversity...

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The concept of repairability

Or how to encourage a longer life for our products.

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Repairability scoring at Decathlon

At DECATHLON, the path to repairability scoring started in 2020. Why? How do you do it? What methodology? Explanations

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What is the connection between the climate and biodiversity?

Climate change is disrupting life on earth. The climate and biodiversity are very closely connected to each other. Read all about it here!

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What do "planetary boundaries" refer to?

Several of these have already been crossed. Let's unpack this.

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Will sustainability make way for the regenerative economy?

Sustainable development, strong sustainability, regeneration… Issues that continue to grow in importance. And over the years, concepts evolve.

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When data is at the service of sustainable development

Isn't data a subject for geeks? It all depends who is using it and how…

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Leaving neopren behind: thanks to technical innovation?

Combinaisons en néoprène : vers une nouvelle vague ? Défis environnementaux et alternatives, découvrez les enjeux de ce challenge.

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Is it possible to produce on a large scale while being "green"?

Like the rest of the economy, the textile sector must accelerate its ecological transition. But is this compatible with mass production?

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What is eco-anxiety?

Eco-anxiety is a new term to describe an old phenomenon: concern around the growing climate crisis.

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Why does it take so much water to make a cloth?

The production of a single T-shirt requires 2,700 litres of water, the equivalent of 70 showers. How do we actually achieve such volumes?

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Picking up litter when out running… is it even worth doing?#plogging

World Clean Up Day is in full swing in mid-September. An army of volunteers will be busy picking up litter. But what is the point of it?

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NFTs: what is there environmental impact?

You may have already noticed: big brands are already bringing out their first NFTs. What are we referring to? What's that got to do with the environment? We shall explain

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What is World Oceans Day?

On 8 June every year, you hear talk of World Oceans Day. Why yet another World this or that Day? What is the point?

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Organic cotton, recycled cotton, conventional cotton or ordinary cotton?

Where does cotton come from? What are the disadvantages of cotton? Organic cotton or Oeko-Tex? We give you the facts, straight.

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What is a durable product?

Spoiler: if your big toe pokes a hole through your sock or your tyre punctures within the first few kilometres, they are not durable products.

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What is a renewable energy?

How do we define renewable energy? Petrol, wind power, gas, nuclear power, solar power… which source is said to be "renewable" and why?

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Using wood in product design

A natural material prized for its qualities, wood is today also recognised for the responsible dimension that accompanies it (despite, sometimes, a few preconceived ideas that still have a hard skin).

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What impact does the carbon footprint have on us and our environment?

What is a carbon footprint? What impact do we have on it? And it on us? We will focus on its link with greenhouse gases, the climate and how we calculate it.

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Plastic pollution in the oceans: immersion

A World Economic Forum study estimates that by 2050 there will be more plastic than fish in the oceans.

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What is the IPCC?

These are slightly mysterious four letters that surface at regular intervals in our news cycle. Without necessarily knowing what they actually stand for...It's time to provide some answers.

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Does a garment really travel around the world before it is bought?

How many kilometres has that nice t-shirt you just bought travelled: 100? 1,000? 10,000? Focus on the journey of our clothes.

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What is the purpose of a COP ?

Since 1995, it's THE world's biggest environmental event. Quick dive into this complex and decisive summit.

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Is recycled cotton an innovative fabric?

It's a fact the textile industry faces with a major challenge: reducing its environmental impact. And cotton growing in particular!

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