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WEF gears up to hit 50 with a focus on sustainability 

The World Economic Forum will mark its 50th annual meeting at the Swiss resort of Davos by launching a manifesto for a more sustainable …

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Sustainability can be an advantage for Indonesia

Economic development of the agricultural commodity must take into account the environment…

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Can Drones Serve Sustainability?

By improving site surveillance, worker safety and resource management, this flying robot technology could make construction greener and more efficient than ever.

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Scottish Government planning charge on single-use drinks cups

A CHARGE will be applied on single-use drinks cups in Scotland under proposed new legislation.

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Sustainable Business Covered podcast: A circular economy technology tour with HPE

For episode 73 of the Sustainable Business Covered podcast, edie reporter Sarah George takes a tour of Hewlett Packard Enterprises’ (HPE) Technology Renewal Centre in Scotland – a facility helping to tackle e-waste by refurbishing and recycling re…

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At Decoded Future NYC, Fast Fashion Brands Talk Sustainability –

At the Decoded Future conference in New York, speakers from H&M, ThredUp and Aday discussed the industry’s moves toward circularity.

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New catalytic method upcycles single-use plastic into high-quality liquid products

Researchers have developed a new catalytic method for upcycling abundant, seemingly low-value plastics (polyethylene) into high-quality liquid products, such as motor oils, lubricants, detergents and even cosmetics.

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Why sustainability reporting matters

Sustainability reporting has come a long way since the 1980s, when only a small handful of companies in specific sectors, such as oil and gas, declared their environmental performance.

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Shifting the sustainability focus from the individual to the corporation

There is too much focus on the individual when it comes to sustainability and being environmentally friendly.

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Fool-Proofing Sustainability, Part 2: Materials Parsimony

The amazing diversity of life is founded on dramatic materials parsimony; almost everything in nature is built out of just four elements.Whereas, what we humans have gotten since the Industrial Revolution is *materials proliferation.*…

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Report Report: Blockchain, forests, sustainability goals and more

A round-up of recent reports on sustainable business and clean technology.

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Roger Allen talks economic sustainability after Thomas Cook fall

Ahead of the Mediterranean Resort & Hotel Real Estate Forum, the founder/group CEO of Resources for Leisure Assets talked adapting to market dynamics.

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Malaysia’s ‘Rainforest Canopy’ at Expo 2020 Dubai Focus on Sustainability

Malaysia’s Net Zero Carbon Pavilion kicks off groundbreaking ceremony at Expo 2020 Dubai…

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Multiple categorisations trip single-use plastic regulation

Uttar Pradesh has only one category of SUPs—products that are banned. Its list of banned products includes all kinds of carry-bags and disposable cutleries.

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Nepal to ban single-use plastics from Everest by 2020

The Nepalese government has introduced a ban on single-use plastic on Mount Everest from January 2020 in an attempt to cut down on the trash left by mountaineers in what has turned into the world’s highest landfill.

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Take these 3 steps, add $500 million and create a circular economy for packaging, report urges

It will take $500 million by 2025 to create the recycling system of the future and dramatically increase the collection of post-consumer plastics, according to the Recycling Partnership.