Tag: eco

Please Vote! SXSW Eco Conference Is Considering Label Networks as a Presenter on Youth Culture X Sustainability—Here’s What to Expect


Label Networks is currently being considered as a speaker at the upcoming SXSW Eco Conference in Austin, TX, October 6-8, 2014. The first step however is to get supporting friends, colleagues, and those interested in our topic to vote on SXSW Eco’s Panel Picker until May 16. We hope you can support our presentation! Vote […]

Olympics’ Sustainability Movement Means New Requirements for Host Cities, Sports, Sponsors


On Sunday, November 23, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) held a summit to discuss sports and the environment and the kick-off of the Sochi Games in February, 2014. Two of the key topics centered around bringing young people into sports and the role of sustainability. As we’ve noted before about the Olympics, they are not […]

Patagonia’s $20 Million & Change Program to Help Start-up Brands Achieve Positive Benefits to the Environment


In the latest leading-edge initiative from Patagonia, Yvon Chouinard, the founder of Patagonia, has announced a new initiative called “$20 Million & Change.” The idea is to provide inspiration and resources to start-up brands towards achieving a positive benefit to the environment.   Here’s the information and contacts, in a letter format from Mr. Chouinard, […]

Future Consumers Report: Eco-Fashion and The State of Youth Culture


When it comes to the environment, global warming, and humanitarian issues, youth culture today is far more aware of such issues, with opinions and ideas for solutions, than any generation previous. As illustrated in our Sustainability and the State of Youth Culture Study 2012, and our upcoming new Study on Sustainability to be released later […]

Future Consumers Report: China’s Shifting Dynamics Effects on Fashion: America’s New Market


In truth, for even the most localized trendsetting brands, it’s of vital important to know what’s taking shape among China’s youth culture as the ripple effects from the sheer heft of their size continue to shape global economics and opportunities. However the fast-paced changes within a new generation of middle class consumers has greatly shifted […]

Label Networks to Present at Outdoor Industry Association University Educational Program at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market in Salt Lake City, UT


We’re pleased to announce that Label Networks has been asked to present at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market on January 24, 2013 in Salt Lake City, UT. During each bi-annual trade show, the Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) offers a series of seminars at Outdoor Retailer aimed at enriching the experience of exhibitors, brands, media, and industry […]

Sustainability X Action Sports: Mountain Dew X Burton’s The Green Mountain Project Hits the Market, Plus More from Label Networks’ Sustainability and the State of the Future Youth Culture Study


When Mountain Dew partnered with Burton Snowboards, last year, during their initial announcement of “The Green Mountain Project,” it marked a big move by a youth culture action sports brand (other than Patagonia) and a drink company to highlight the growing importance of sustainability in today’s marketplace. The project started with a line of hand-crafted, […]

Urban Skiing and Snowboarding—The Next Wave in the Growing Urban Sports Culture


As the snow sports industry continues to struggle with how to make itself a more eco-friendly business and outdoor technical apparel companies struggle along the same course, some skiers and snowboarders are figuring out ways to make the most of their urban environment, save on the cost of lift tickets, and utilize the local bus […]

Cloud Made of 6,000 LightBulbs Illustrate Art as Nature


There continues to be an increase in art being produced that focuses on issues of sustainability, up-cycling, and the power of nature. Another great example is artist and filmmaker Caitland Brown and her latest creation called “Cloud.” Made from some 6,000 lightbulbs, of which only 1 out of 6 is still live and not burnt-out, […]

“Sustainability and State of the Future Youth Culture Study 2012″–Label Networks Delivers Fresh Insight on How Youth Care, Buy, Act on Sustainability and Impacts for the Future


Label Networks releases new youth culture study, September 12, 2012—Los Angeles, CA While today’s youth culture of 13-25-year-olds is undoubtedly the most tech-savvy generation in the world, they also represent a new generation of hope that grew-up with recycling and a broader awareness about the environment, global warming, nuclear threats, and humanitarian issues affecting their […]