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20 New Year’s resolutions for sustainability professionals in 2020 and beyond

A new decade is upon us, and as the window to reverse and alleviate the climate crisis shortens, new long-term targets can provide sustainability professionals with the motivation and drive to transform their organisations into forces of good.

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City sustainability leadership deepens; banks build new environmental roles

Plus, journalists jump to sustainability positions, and there are some sustainable shipping shakeups.

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Horizon scanning: Eight innovations set to shake-up sustainability in 2020

The past 12 months proved to be an exciting time for green innovation, with new products and systems emerging and scaling amid a backdrop of climate protests. Here, edie scans the horizon for innovations that could transform sustainability in 2020.

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Norwegian Cruise Line ditches single-use plastic drinks bottles onboard

A cruise line has ditched single-use plastic drinks bottles across its fleet in an effort to be more sustainable. Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) has replaced all plastic drinks bottles with sustainable alternatives on all 17 of its ships, beginning with its latest liner, Norwegian Encore.

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Italian Vogue Promotes Sustainability With Zero-Photography Issue

Instead, editor-in-chief Emanuele Farneti commissioned artists to illustrate the fashion that appears in January’s magazine.

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Single-use plastics: Days left to register for free online event

Registration is now open for an afternoon of live, interactive webinar presentations and discussions from companies such as Nestle, Sky and Eurostar on Thursday 16 January – all dedicated to helping businesses collaborate, innovate and actuate to …

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Vegan steak bakes and green football stadiums: 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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20 C-suite sustainability champions for 2020

These corporate execs are casting a new mold for embracing environmental, social and governance factors at the highest levels.

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‘Ban single-use plastic products in Bangladesh’s coastal areas’

Ban single-use plastic products in Bangladesh’s coastal areas. The High Court (HC) today directed the authorities concerned of the government to ban single-use plastic products in the coastal areas and hotels and motels across the country in next one year.

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What’s Next On Denim Brands’ Sustainability Bucket Lists

As the new decade rolls out, so too will sustainability commitments by denim brands seeking to reduce their environmental impact.

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How Blockchain Can Solve Retail’s Sustainability Problem

Beyond doing the right thing, sustainability is important for brands and retailers because it matters to consumers. How can organizations improve sustainability within their supply chains? One way is through the widely discussed technology of blockchain.

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Queensland town plans to become Australia’s first circular economy

Green buildings and sustainable cities – news and views…

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Boosting circular economy requires joint effort, experts warn

If Europe wants to transition towards a circular economy model, the practices have to be mainstreamed and all actors should be involved in the process, experts warned during an event hosted by EURACTIV.

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Impact investing is the future of sustainability | Op-eds – Gulf News

Traditional model of raising funds for renewable energy infrastructures is outdated…

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Starting Simple with Sustainability

These small steps have been a giant leap for companies’ bottom lines.