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Air pollution: E-commerce’s sustainability problem that isn’t the cardboard box

Aileen Nowlan, Senior Manager, EDF+Business This post originally appeared on EDF+Business. With the click of a button, our groceries, clothes, personal care products, household items – just about anything – could arrive on our doorsteps in a neatly packaged cardboard box.

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A greener green: Solar power the best option for cannabis sustainability

Most cannabis producers would consider themselves ecologically responsible. They strive for sustainability by embracing organic grow practices whenever they can. They take pride in supplying a natural product that comes directly from the earth. Even those who aren’t thinking about sustainability will at least pay it lip service. They know that the environmentally aware crowd is well represented among cannabis consumers and advocates. Eco-conscious investors are increasingly including cannabis stocks in their green portfolios.

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Scientists Call for Profound Rethink on Sustainability to Survive Climate Change

Two leading scientists have published a paper arguing that environmental and climate collapse can be avoided through transformation of human, government and business attitudes and values and recognising and taking responsibility for our lifestyles and our place in nature.

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Toyota’s solar Prius and bee-friendly bus stops: The sustainability success stories of the week

As part of our Mission Possible campaign, edie brings you this weekly round-up of five of the best sustainability success stories of the week from across the globe.

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Why Corporate Sustainability Reporting Needs a Major Overhaul

McKinsey & Company report finds investors unable to use companies’ sustainability disclosures because they don’t conform to standards.

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Riding the K-wave: Disruptive innovation in the age of sustainability

We’re at the beginning of a new economic cycle, a K-wave; one that will offer the greatest industry, job, and wealth generating opportunities in history. If this movie looks familiar it’s because you remember the beginning of the age of IT.

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Sustainability of Operational Excellence in the Age of Disruption and Change

Read this article ‘Sustainability of Operational Excellence in the Age of Disruption and Change’ by Rebecca H Mott on the ‘Research Report 2018/19 – The Global State of Operational Excellence: Critical Challenges & Future Trends’.

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Kellogg’s grants Smurfit Kappa with Transforming Innovation award

Kellogg’s awards Smurfit Kappa for sustainable packaging…

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BP’s Chinese EV chargers and circular football pitches: The sustainability success stories of the week

As part of our Mission Possible campaign, edie brings you this weekly round-up of five of the best sustainability success stories of the week from across the globe.

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Coors’ plastic-free packaging and solar-powered trains: The sustainability success stories of the week

As part of our Mission Possible campaign, edie brings you this weekly round-up of five of the best sustainability success stories of the week from across the globe.

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In Denim, There’s No One-Size-Fits-All Solution to Sustainability

From Kings of Indigo to Candiani, the denim supply chain diversifies its materials and ingredients in an effort to be more sustainable.

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Less is more when it comes to sustainability KPIs – Procurement Blog

Rather than try to hit too many KPIs, procurement professionals should work with stakeholders to identify and focus on a few key areas…

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Tesla’s environmental friendly Initiatives for a brighter future

Tesla is working towards building a sustainable energy ecosystem by introducing energy-efficient vehicles and products to preserve the environment by lowering the carbon footprint.

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Palm Oil Sourcing Should Be Disclosed to Consumers, Sustainability Study Recommends

Companies selling products which contain palm oil should publicly disclose the identities of their palm oil suppliers, so as to relieve consumers of the burden of making sustainable choices, a UK study says. Researchers say companies should not rely simply on purchasers’ own awareness of the need…

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Chester top of the chart for sustainability, national index reveals

Cheshire West and Chester has topped the list for sustainability and energy efficiency…

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E.ON’s green bonds and Dundee’s solar car park: The sustainability success stories of the week

As part of our Mission Possible campaign, edie brings you this weekly round-up of five of the best sustainability success stories of the week from across the globe.