Continue Reading... Buxton unveils sustainability plans
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Buxton unveils sustainability plans

Bottled water brand Buxton has announced that its entire range will be made from 100% recycled plastic by 2021.Its new 750ml and one-litre bottles were la…

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Powering Sustainability in Entrepreneurship ·

Rodrigo Mantica ’96 established two hydroelectric power plants in Nicaragua, demonstrating the potential of sustainability in entrepreneurship.

Continue Reading... DENR order banning single-use plastics out soon – Cimatu | Inquirer News
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DENR order banning single-use plastics out soon – Cimatu | Inquirer News

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is poised to issue an order banning single-use plastics nationwide.

Continue Reading... Apple’s extension of “Activation Locks” to laptops will turn refurbishable electronics into e-waste /
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Apple’s extension of “Activation Locks” to laptops will turn refurbishable electronics into e-waste /

Apple’s extension of “Activation Locks” to laptops will turn refurbishable electronics into e-waste…

Continue Reading... ORTA Advancing Denim Sustainability with DENIMIMICRY and IMMORTALIST –
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ORTA Advancing Denim Sustainability with DENIMIMICRY and IMMORTALIST –

As the denim industry reaffirms its commitment to sustainability, ORTA is leading the charge with a new vision to promote circular fashion.

Continue Reading... Publix takes lead on seafood sustainability
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Publix takes lead on seafood sustainability

Retailer wants seafood shoppers to know its sourcing claims are backed by rigorous quality assurance standards created by third-party organizations…

Continue Reading... Smart Farming for Sustainability, News, La Trobe University
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Smart Farming for Sustainability, News, La Trobe University

La Trobe receives funding for Smart Farming Partnerships initiative

Continue Reading... Most Israelis support ban on single-use plastic tableware – survey | The Times of Israel
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Most Israelis support ban on single-use plastic tableware – survey | The Times of Israel

35% feel climate change should be the most pressing issue for the government, according to poll…

Continue Reading... The Importance of Real Sustainability in Business
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The Importance of Real Sustainability in Business

In order to attract a wider consumer base that’s concerned about the environment, myriad businesses are introducing sustainable packaging, policies, and product lines. …

Continue Reading... Student Kevin Webb Connects His Venture Capital Experience to Sustainability
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Student Kevin Webb Connects His Venture Capital Experience to Sustainability

Webb comes from a career of more than 8 years in early-stage venture capital and is now a student in the Sustainability Science program at Columbia University.

Continue Reading... Indian ships to ban single-use plastic on board from January 1 | Business Standard News
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Indian ships to ban single-use plastic on board from January 1 | Business Standard News

Read more about Indian ships to ban single-use plastic on board from January 1 on Business Standard.Not only a large number of single-use plastics will be prohibited to be used on board Indian ships but will also be banned in foreign ships when in Indian waters…

Continue Reading... Analysis: How Zalando is shifting the sustainability gears | Analysis
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Analysis: How Zalando is shifting the sustainability gears | Analysis

Zalando invited Retail Week to its head office in Berlin to unveil an ambitious sustainability strategy as the international fashion etailer changes its model to reflect contemporary consumer concerns.

Continue Reading... Key knowledge gaps to achieve global sustainability goals
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Key knowledge gaps to achieve global sustainability goals

Regional and global assessments periodically update what we know, and highlight what remains to be known, about the linkages between…

Continue Reading... Google adds Detroit to online sustainability database
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Google adds Detroit to online sustainability database

The Environmental Insight Explorer collects a city’s potential solar output, carbon emissions and long term climate outlook.

Continue Reading... Recycling is hard. That’s why we have to eliminate single use packaging and not get distracted.
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Recycling is hard. That’s why we have to eliminate single use packaging and not get distracted.

StackitNOW is a great idea but also demonstrates how intractable the problem is….

Continue Reading... MGM Resorts Sets New Social Impact and Sustainability Goals
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MGM Resorts Sets New Social Impact and Sustainability Goals

Through MGM Resorts’ new social impact and sustainability commitment, the company pledges to create a more sustainable future for employees and guests.

Continue Reading... Prince Charles’ India visit to focus on sustainability, climate change – Moneycontrol.com
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Prince Charles’ India visit to focus on sustainability, climate change – Moneycontrol.com

This would mark the 10th official Indian visit of the heir to the British throne, who will undertake varied engagements including a bilateral meeting with President Ram Nath Kovind and also celebrate his 71st birthday in India.

Continue Reading... Nordic ministers of culture prioritise culture and language for sustainability
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Nordic ministers of culture prioritise culture and language for sustainability

The recent meeting of the Nordic ministers of culture had a clear message – prioritise culture and language comprehension between the Nordic countries in order to achieve the ambitious vision of the Nordic Region as the most sustainable and integrated region in the world by 2030.

Continue Reading... MIPIM UK Summit in review: Sustainability
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MIPIM UK Summit in review: Sustainability

Roger Madelin  (above), Head of Canada Water Development, British Land gave a special keynote address on investigating sustainable development best practices & future opportunities.

Continue Reading... Eco-Friendly Sustainability: Give your Customer Service the Competitive Advantage
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Eco-Friendly Sustainability: Give your Customer Service the Competitive Advantage

Millennials are paying attention to the environment and holding businesses accountable for their practices around cutting waste, pollution, and plastics.

Continue Reading... Advance Denim’s Big Box Dyeing Is the Next Step for Sustainability –
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Advance Denim’s Big Box Dyeing Is the Next Step for Sustainability –

Big Box dyeing is an indigo dye process that reduces water consumption in the dye process by up to 85 percent. It also reduces wastewater.

Continue Reading... The POWER Interview: How Industry 4.0 Will Improve Sustainability
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The POWER Interview: How Industry 4.0 Will Improve Sustainability

As the world continues to face climate uncertainties, industrial companies are looking for ways to ensure they are as sustainable as possible while…

Continue Reading... ESG Notebook: How Companies Are Getting To Profitable Sustainability
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ESG Notebook: How Companies Are Getting To Profitable Sustainability

Companies of all sizes must go beyond regulatory mandates to meet heightened sustainability expectations from investors and customers alike. Often, processes must be reinvented from the ground up and these innovations are taking place within the evolving role of the Chief Sustainability Officer.

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Nominations Now Open for 2020 Sustainability Award | Specialty Coffee Association News

The Sustainability Award was created in 2004 to promote, encourage and honor the efforts of those serving as role models through sustainable projects in the coffee sector. There are three categories for this award, which will be presented in April 2020 at Re:co Symposium in Portland, USA. Learn more about each category below and visit our website to submit a nomination. Sustainability Award: Individual This award recognizes an individual leader who has significantly contributed to advancing sustainability in the coffee industry.

Continue Reading... Chefs define big words-social responsibility, sustainability-with kitchen practices
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Chefs define big words-social responsibility, sustainability-with kitchen practices

  On Nov. 16, the Food Writers Association of the Philippines (FWAP) will hold its first project, “Toques and Texts,” at the Palm Grove in Rockwell, Makati.The main event is a merienda buffet……

Continue Reading... How To Bring Sustainability To The Masses: Tony’s Chocolonely’s Impact Strategy
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How To Bring Sustainability To The Masses: Tony’s Chocolonely’s Impact Strategy

In 15 years Tony’s Chocolonely has grown to both the largest and the most sustainable chocolate brand in the Netherlands. What is their strategy and wat can others learn from them?

Continue Reading... Aurora James Wants You to Know Sustainability Isn’t That Hard
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Aurora James Wants You to Know Sustainability Isn’t That Hard

Brother Vellies designer Aurora James hosted a natural dying class earlier this month, in an effort to get people to see how easy it can be to do at home.

Continue Reading... Learning About Whole Child, Whole School Sustainability on the 2019 Green Strides Tour
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Learning About Whole Child, Whole School Sustainability on the 2019 Green Strides Tour

The state of Washington is known as a leader when it comes to sustainability.  The Oct. 28-30 Green Strides Tour that I attended highlighted the many different approaches districts have taken in schools located in rural settings, small towns, and even the heart of urban Seattle.

Continue Reading... Allbirds co-founder: Amazon’s lookalike shoe undermines our sustainability efforts
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Allbirds co-founder: Amazon’s lookalike shoe undermines our sustainability efforts

Allbirds co-founder Joey Zwillinger called out Amazon for releasing a private-label shoe that looks nearly identical to his company’s iconic “Wool Runner” sneakers in an interview with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour Monday.

Continue Reading... Wrangler Adds Sustainability Factor to New Outdoor ATG Western Denim –
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Wrangler Adds Sustainability Factor to New Outdoor ATG Western Denim –

Wrangler’s All Terrain Gear sustainable denim collection features Western qualities intended for high performance and outdoor activities.

Continue Reading... Why fashion looks set to be the next sustainability trend
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Why fashion looks set to be the next sustainability trend

Fashion businesses need to better communicate their environmental credentials to win over shoppers and prepare for increased scrutiny, argues Kantar’s Glen Tooke…

Continue Reading... Viewpoint: Intensive ‘industrial’ agriculture boosts farm productivity, promotes environmental sustainability
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Viewpoint: Intensive ‘industrial’ agriculture boosts farm productivity, promotes environmental sustainability

It’s important to be honest about the benefits of farm consolidation if we value keeping food prices low, combating climate change, and protecting farm laborers.

Continue Reading... Children’s fairyland café inspires sustainability from a young age
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Children’s fairyland café inspires sustainability from a young age

Suffused with the feel of an enchanted forest, the Lolly-Laputan fairyland café aims to capitalise on children’s curiosity to teach them about sustainability…

Continue Reading... Smart Grid Technology in the U.S.: Sustainability and Social Justice
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Smart Grid Technology in the U.S.: Sustainability and Social Justice

What can smart grid technology do for the United States? Plenty! From measuring energy efficiency to renewable energy output, the benefits of this system will help to deliver social justice and strengthen sustainability and positive environmental impacts in the U.S….

Continue Reading... Interface Report Highlights 25 Years Of Sustainability Initiatives
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Interface Report Highlights 25 Years Of Sustainability Initiatives

The global flooring company has announced Mission Zero success for carbon neutral flooring products, and commits to next initiative, Climate Take Back.

Continue Reading... Does E-Commerce Care About Sustainability?
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Does E-Commerce Care About Sustainability?

There’s nothing like the thrill of getting something you ordered online in the mail. Many e-commerce packages are sent in materials that are harmful to the environment, but a new wave of companies is setting out to create more sustainable packaging solutions.

Continue Reading... Sustainability Tip: Recycle properly to reduce greenhouse gas emissions | VailDaily.com
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Sustainability Tip: Recycle properly to reduce greenhouse gas emissions | VailDaily.com

The rules can be confusing, but doing it properly can have a hugely positive impact on the environment.

Continue Reading... Zilingo Helps Brands, Factories Digitize Sustainability Supply Chain –
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Zilingo Helps Brands, Factories Digitize Sustainability Supply Chain –

Technology platform Zilingo helps connect brands with vetted suppliers for a more efficient, profitable and sustainable production process.

Continue Reading... At Kingpins, Denim Brands Say Sustainability Needs a Cohesive Story –
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At Kingpins, Denim Brands Say Sustainability Needs a Cohesive Story –

Kings of Indigo, Boyish Jeans and Kingpins founder Andrew Olah say denim brands must develop a cohesive consumer sustainability message.

Continue Reading... How ‘Sinnfluencers’ Are Shaping The Future Of Sustainability
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How ‘Sinnfluencers’ Are Shaping The Future Of Sustainability

Bamboo toothbrushes are one example of products promoted by “sinnfluencers”: purpose-driven influencers who put sustainability at the top of their agendas.

Continue Reading... Prada signs loan with rates linked to sustainability –
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Prada signs loan with rates linked to sustainability –

The Prada fashion group has signed what is billed as the first business loan in the luxury goods sector linking the annual interest rate to practices that help…

Continue Reading... Scandinavia, Australia Dominate 2019 Global Destination Sustainability Index
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Scandinavia, Australia Dominate 2019 Global Destination Sustainability Index

The GDS-Index has released its 2019 sustainability ranking of 50 global business tourism and events destinations. Increasingly, the Index is being used on a political level to allow local governments to evaluate their progress in sustainability.

Continue Reading... Tesco Promises to Remove One Billion Single-Use Plastic Items from its Stores by 2020
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Tesco Promises to Remove One Billion Single-Use Plastic Items from its Stores by 2020

Tesco has announced it will remove one billion pieces of plastic packaging from products in stores by the end of 2020.

Continue Reading... Carrefour to eliminate single-use plastic by 2025 – News
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Carrefour to eliminate single-use plastic by 2025 – News

Single-use plastic items will not be given to customers, excluding the on-shelf products for sale.

Continue Reading... Under the influence: sustainability on social media
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Under the influence: sustainability on social media

Social media isn’t only a place of rampant consumerism – some ‘influencers’ use their presence online to promote greener ways of living…

Continue Reading... Ecobee launches new sustainability and money saving features
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Ecobee launches new sustainability and money saving features

Toronto-based Ecobee has launched eco+, which is a new suite of free sustainability and money saving features that have started rolling out on November 5th.

Continue Reading... UWTSD Students to Take Lead at Circular Economy Event
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UWTSD Students to Take Lead at Circular Economy Event

Sixteen students from the University of Wales Trinity Saint David’s  Institute of Management and Health in Carmarthen…

Continue Reading... Prada Signs Luxury Industry’s First Loan Tied to Sustainability
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Prada Signs Luxury Industry’s First Loan Tied to Sustainability

Prada Group’s sustainability-linked loan means the luxury firm needs to have LEED-certified stores and use eco-smart regenerated nylon.

Continue Reading... Asia families seeking to plug sustainability advice gap | Asset Owners
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Asia families seeking to plug sustainability advice gap | Asset Owners

Inadequate advice, finding quality investments, conducting due diligence and impact measurement remain key challenges for family offices.

Continue Reading... Is the time right to impose a sin tax on single-use plastic? – News
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Is the time right to impose a sin tax on single-use plastic? – News

There’s nothing more harmful to the environment and therefore to society and individuals than single-use plastic.

Continue Reading... Can China Balance Consumerism with Sustainability?
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Can China Balance Consumerism with Sustainability?

China is on track to beat its emissions targets and leapfrog into sustainability through the use of advanced technology.

Continue Reading... How Important are Partnerships to Moving Sustainability Forward? –
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How Important are Partnerships to Moving Sustainability Forward? –

The fashion industry loves a good initiative, but are we approaching initiative fatigue or can partnerships help promote sustainability?

Continue Reading... Sustainability Consulting Round-Up: Best of Our Blog from October 2019 —
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Sustainability Consulting Round-Up: Best of Our Blog from October 2019 —

We try to post a new blog at least once a week, just to share our insights into the world of sustainability strategy and what it takes to be a sustainability consultant or professional today. Here are our most-read posts from October.

Continue Reading... Plastic straws would be banned under new Queensland single-use plastics plan
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Plastic straws would be banned under new Queensland single-use plastics plan

Laws would be introduced to bring the ban into effect next year if a consultation phase is successful. Coffee cups, plastic cups, and heavyweight plastic bags could also be on the chopping block down the track the Palaszczuk Government says.

Continue Reading... Just Eat is sending out sauces in SEAWEED sachets in a bid to cut single-use plastic waste –
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Just Eat is sending out sauces in SEAWEED sachets in a bid to cut single-use plastic waste –

FOOD delivery firm Just Eat is sending out sauces in seaweed sachets in a bid to cut single-use plastic waste.A trial scheme involving 65 of its restaurant partners sees them dropping off Hellmann……

Continue Reading... Sims Metal Management Publishes 2019 Sustainability Report
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Sims Metal Management Publishes 2019 Sustainability Report

The report covers topics across environmental, social, governance and financial performance.

Continue Reading... Why Every Forward-Thinking Company Needs a Sustainability Program
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Why Every Forward-Thinking Company Needs a Sustainability Program

In recent years, public advocates have demanded more than lip service when it comes to protecting the interests of humanity.

Continue Reading... Program in Puglia Fosters Healthy Food Choices, Sustainability
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Program in Puglia Fosters Healthy Food Choices, Sustainability

Through hands-on instruction and visits to local farms, Cinzia Rascazzo helps people live healtheir lives.

Continue Reading... ‘To truly embed sustainability, businesses must redefine value itself’
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‘To truly embed sustainability, businesses must redefine value itself’

As ever more companies strive for sustainability which stretches beyond the confines of a separate CSR department, they will need to explore ways to define success beyond monetary value.

Continue Reading... FoodBytes! by Rabobank: Circular economy, plant protein and ag-tech in spotlight
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FoodBytes! by Rabobank: Circular economy, plant protein and ag-tech in spotlight

Fifteen innovative start-ups tackling some of the big issues around sustainable agricultural production, healthy diets and circular economy solutions for the food sector joined FoodBytes! by Rabobank yesterday.

Continue Reading... You Asked: How Can We Track Corporate Sustainability Measures?
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You Asked: How Can We Track Corporate Sustainability Measures?

An Earth Institute expert explains how to dig up a company’s sustainability records.

Continue Reading... Business schools up the grade on sustainability
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Business schools up the grade on sustainability

There have been some promising signs of progress in business education of late. Special issues of top-tier academic journals are being devoted to sustainability and the climate crisis. New core and elective business-school courses are exploring United Nations Sustainable Development Goals for 2030.

Continue Reading... Better Living Through Comprehensive Sustainability – Weekly Progress Update #346
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Better Living Through Comprehensive Sustainability – Weekly Progress Update #346

“We can create better living through comprehensive sustainability. Truly comprehensive sustainability includes sustainable approaches to food, energy, housing, education, for-profit and non-profit economic design, social architecture, fulfilled living, global stewardship practices, and more.

Continue Reading... 5 European Cities Top Sustainability Rankings
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5 European Cities Top Sustainability Rankings

Five European cities are the world’s most sustainable destinations, according to the recently released 2019 Global Destinations Sustainability (GDS) Index.

Continue Reading... Sustainability High On The Agenda For Singapore’s Fintech Festival
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Sustainability High On The Agenda For Singapore’s Fintech Festival

Sustainability appears set to lead discussions at Singapore’s Fintech Festival this year, as attendees both confront the necessity of addressing climate change and look for ways to cash in on going green.

Continue Reading... Efacec joins the world’s largest business sustainability initiatives
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Efacec joins the world’s largest business sustainability initiatives

Efacec has strengthened its sustainability strategy by joining two global sustainability pledges, promoted by the United Nations and The Climate Group.

Continue Reading... Silicon Valley Slumps in Sustainability Supremacy, Study Shows
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Silicon Valley Slumps in Sustainability Supremacy, Study Shows

The world’s largest concentration of tech companies sees limited leadership in the sustainability realm, according to a new report from the…

Continue Reading... ‘People are still stuck on making profit out of e-waste’ | Pune News,
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‘People are still stuck on making profit out of e-waste’ | Pune News,

India now has 178 registered e-waste recyclers, accredited by the state governments to process e-waste. But many of India’s e-waste recyclers aren’t recycling waste at all.

Continue Reading... NYC’s Tesla taxis and SDG storytelling: The sustainability success stories of the week
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NYC’s Tesla taxis and SDG storytelling: 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.

Continue Reading... Efacec reinforces sustainability focus with EV100 fleet commitment
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Efacec reinforces sustainability focus with EV100 fleet commitment

Portuguese e-mobility specialist Efacec has committed to convert its fleet to electric vehicles by 2030 while providing charge points for its workforce. The firm has joined global giants such as AstraZeneca and LeasePlan, Ikea … Read More »

Continue Reading... Geothermal – a transformational energy for sustainability
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Geothermal – a transformational energy for sustainability

Tanja Faller, Regional Director for Energy for German development agency GIZ in El Salvador, describes how geothermal energy increasingly has found its way into energy discussions and funding rounds at international development banks and multilaterals.

Continue Reading... Quantifying Sustainability Impacts and Setting Meaningful Goals
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Quantifying Sustainability Impacts and Setting Meaningful Goals

No longer is sustainability synonymous with reducing GHGs — dozens of social, environmental and economic indicators must now be considered. The question remains: What is the best method for quantifying and reporting sustainability impacts?

Continue Reading... #BrandFocus: Snacking made right — from generous joy to sustainability
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#BrandFocus: Snacking made right — from generous joy to sustainability

For a fresh, independent and investigative view of Africa’s changing media, marketing and advertising landscape.s…

Continue Reading... Third Hotel Chain Acts to Eliminate Single-Use Plastics
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Third Hotel Chain Acts to Eliminate Single-Use Plastics

Hyatt announces three steps to reducing plastic use at its properties.

Continue Reading... Harvard community turns commute into action for sustainability –
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Harvard community turns commute into action for sustainability –

Photographers capture the Harvard community taking steps toward a more sustainable commute.

Continue Reading... Why self-care is essential for effective sustainability leadership
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Why self-care is essential for effective sustainability leadership

Ready. Set. Breathe.

Continue Reading... Kering, IFM Create New Sustainability Chair Position –
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Kering, IFM Create New Sustainability Chair Position –

Professor Andrée-Anne Lemieux, a fashion industry veteran with an industrial engineering doctorate, has been named to the position.

Continue Reading... Swedish royals attend technology and sustainability seminar –
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Swedish royals attend technology and sustainability seminar –

Yesterday afternoon, King Carl XVI Gustaf, Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel attended a technology and sustainability seminar organised at the Royal Palace by the Royal Swedis……

Continue Reading... Solar-powered home in Austin embraces sustainability in more ways than one
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Solar-powered home in Austin embraces sustainability in more ways than one

From geothermal and solar energy to a system for rainwater harvesting this gorgeous home oozes sustainable design. Take a look around and learn more.

Continue Reading... Loyalty From Sustainability-Minded Shoppers
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Loyalty From Sustainability-Minded Shoppers

Sustainable notions of commerce are moving ever more to the forefront of retail, and the trend will likely get more intense in the coming years.

Continue Reading... Committee recommending Owen Sound not ban single-use plastics
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Committee recommending Owen Sound not ban single-use plastics

Owen Sound’s operations committee is recommending council not move towards prohibiting single-use plastics at this time, but instead await a plan by the federal government to enact a national ban by 2021 at the earliest.

Continue Reading... HCC launches multimedia campaign around sustainability
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HCC launches multimedia campaign around sustainability

A new, £250,000 multi-media marketing and communications campaign to promote the positive environmental story behind the production of Welsh Lamb and Welsh Beef was launched by Hybu Cig Cymru – Mea……

Continue Reading... Lidl Italia To Reduce Food Waste, Improve Sustainability
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Lidl Italia To Reduce Food Waste, Improve Sustainability

Lidl Italia has teamed up with the MyFoody app to reduce food waste by providing greater visibility on items nearing their expiry date.Myfoody offers consumers a disc…

Continue Reading... How Loire’s smaller producers are championing sustainability
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How Loire’s smaller producers are championing sustainability

Winemakers in the ‘Garden of France’ are championing sustainable practices, despite the threat of an unpredictable climate. The Loire is France’s largest white wine region, the second largest for sparkling wines and its third largest overall producer of AOC wines. Much is written about the boom in sparkling wine sales worldwide, and Loire is one of many regions that could benefit from the boom. 

Continue Reading... ASUC Senate discusses sustainability, International Office location
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ASUC Senate discusses sustainability, International Office location

The ASUC Senate met Wednesday night for a short meeting, discussing Cal Dining initiatives and where the UC Berkeley International Office should be located.

Continue Reading... The Internet of things and its impact on sustainability
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The Internet of things and its impact on sustainability

This is how the Internet of Things could impact the sustainability of the planet in different areas, such as water use and energy efficiency.

Continue Reading... LeasePlan publishes first Sustainability Report
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LeasePlan publishes first Sustainability Report

In 2018, 2.1% of LeasePlan’s fleet was electric. In 2019, 5.7% of new vehicles were EVs. Both figures should be 100% by 2030. Annual Sustainability Reports will document that journey.The first one was published this week. …

Continue Reading... New tool for measuring seafood sustainability | The Fish Site
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New tool for measuring seafood sustainability | The Fish Site

A new data tool for measuring the sustainability of seafood – both produced by aquaculture and capture fisheries – is now online and available for public use.

Continue Reading... Engineer wins award for inventing compostable single-use bioplastic from fish waste
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Engineer wins award for inventing compostable single-use bioplastic from fish waste

What makes this plastic so significant is that it can break down in a home composting environment, unlike a lot of bioplastics that can only decompose in a temperature-controlled facility.

Continue Reading... The Mirror’s climate issue and Shanghai’s ‘city of trees’: The sustainability success stories of the week
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The Mirror’s climate issue and Shanghai’s ‘city of trees’: 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.

Continue Reading... Minneapolis To Consider Single-Use Bag Fee – WCCO | CBS Minnesota
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Minneapolis To Consider Single-Use Bag Fee – WCCO | CBS Minnesota

An extra charge for using a paper or plastic bag could be coming to Minneapolis.

Continue Reading... Sustainability and Inclusive Fashion Drive Online Searches, Lyst Says –
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Sustainability and Inclusive Fashion Drive Online Searches, Lyst Says –

Lyst’s “Year in Fashion 2019” report reveals a new consumer mindset that rewards fashion brands that promote sustainability and diversity.

Continue Reading... WBCSD launches mentorship programme to develop women leaders in sustainability
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WBCSD launches mentorship programme to develop women leaders in sustainability

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has launched a new programme to help women reach senior positions in companies and lead on embedding sustainability across entire corporate strategies.

Continue Reading... Don’t let the negative 20% stop your sustainability story
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Don’t let the negative 20% stop your sustainability story

There’s a relatively small number of naysayers about your sustainability program. Ignore them.

Continue Reading... ENA calls for mandatory hydrogen boilers as CBI outlines new sustainability vision
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ENA calls for mandatory hydrogen boilers as CBI outlines new sustainability vision

Replacing existing gas boilers with hydrogen-ready devices should be mandatory when they reach the end of their life, the Energy Networks Association (ENA) has urged in its general election manifesto.

Continue Reading... Aldi Set To Replace 12.5 Million Single Use Plastic Bags With Compostable Bags
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Aldi Set To Replace 12.5 Million Single Use Plastic Bags With Compostable Bags

Luke Miller – Aldi is going green with its commitment to replace 12.5 million single-use plastic bags with compostable bags.

Continue Reading... Hartsfield-Jackson Receives Sustainability Award
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Hartsfield-Jackson Receives Sustainability Award

ATL is first airport to achieve LEED for Communities certification.

Continue Reading... Voco marks first anniversary with sustainability goals
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Voco marks first anniversary with sustainability goals

A series of major sustainability initiatives have headlined the maiden year for InterContinental Hotels Group’s voco brand since opening on the Gold Coast.

Continue Reading... How Salesforce, Google, others use tech as a ‘force multiplier’ in sustainability innovation
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How Salesforce, Google, others use tech as a ‘force multiplier’ in sustainability innovation

It’s critical for sale, capacity and turning information into action.