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Techstars Sustainability Accelerator Demo Day on 10/30/19

Last week David and I spent some time at the Techstars Sustainability Accelerator in partnership with The Nature Conservancy. Their demo day is happening on October 30th in Denver and you can register here if you’re interested in attending.  If you want to see what actual world-changing startups…

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Upstart hoteliers focus on activism, sustainability

As many large hotel companies scramble to bake new sustainability initiatives into their business models, a wave of upstarts has come out of the gate with ecofriendly activism and social consciousness at the core of their brand propositions.

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Rural Dialogues | The Three Conditions of Rural Digitalisation Sustainability

Gianluca Brunori argues that access, design and complexity are three conditions that define how sustainably rural digitalisation is unfolding.Responsible Research and Innovation approach and methods help improve how society and political bodies respond to rural digitalisation…

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A fresh perspective on the traditional practices of sustainability

How can a chair and a shoebox contribute to a more ecologically sustainable future?

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More bodies in single graves among sustainability solutions for Vancouver cemetery

City council approved bylaw amendments for Mountain View Cemetery this week that would allow strangers to share graves, with three or more bodies in a single site.

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Japanese space firm cleans up space debris to ensure orbital sustainability

Astroscale, founded in 2013, removes space debris and wants to secure spaceflight safety and long-term sustainability.

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Sustainability Matters: We ditched the plastic water bottle. And so should you.

By Leslie Castillo [Editor’s Note: With this blog, we’re launching a the new blog series “Sustainability Matters”, written by Leslie Castillo. In addition to her responsibilities as a team lead in the tasting room, she is our point person on…

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Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park pushes the sustainability envelope

With growing awareness and consumer demand for responsible tourism, hotel chains are jumping on board the sustainable bandwagon by rolling out a variety of green initiatives and adopting more sustainable practices.

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Business for Nature consultation now open

7 October 2019 – The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) has joined together with other influential organisations working with forward-thinking businesses to form the Business for Nature coalition.

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Singapore Fintech Festival 2019 Kicks off Tomorrow With Focus on Sustainability

Singapore Fintech Festival 2019. The Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) and the Singapore Week of Innovation and TeCHnology (SWITCH) will come together for the first time as SFF x SWITCH.

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Melbourne daycare centre replaces Santa with a ‘Sustainability Pirate’

The inner-city Melbourne childcare centre sent out invites to parents inviting them to the ‘get-together picnic to celebrate the end of the year’.

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Business leadership in 2020: edie readers called upon to take annual sustainability survey

edie is calling on all business leaders and sustainability/environment professionals to take our flagship annual Sustainable Business Leadership survey which will help inform a major new report investigating the state of business leadership in 2020.

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Filling the sustainability knowledge gap

Americans are showing more interest in sustainability issues, and food and beverage companies could do a better job of promoting the specific attributes of their products, according to a 2019 survey from The Hartman Group.