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USD/RUB to trade below 70 until global economy returns sustainable growth path – Nordea

The HKMA issued its Common Assessment Framework on Green and Sustainable Banking on 13 May 2020. The Framework assesses an institution’s readiness and preparedness to address climate and environmental-related risks and allows the HKMA to determine the “Greenness Baseline” of individual banks.  In this webinar, a panel of our experts on ESG, Risk Management and Banking will share with us their insights and reminders on the importance of identifying the gaps and actions needed to futureproof the organisation. The effects of climate change are undeniable, and businesses need to take quick and decisive action. ESG is no longer a nice-to-have. It is a must-have.

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Ford’s clever crowdsource plan aims to solve Mustang Mach-E range anxiety

Ford plans to tackle range anxiety around its all-electric 2021 Mustang Mach-E with a smarter battery gauge, taking into account factors like traffic and even…

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Report: Big-name brands failing to address plastic pollution crisis, despite improved pledges

A survey of 50 of the largest consumer-facing goods firms, including PepsiCo, Kraft Heinz and Kellogg, has found that companies are generally failing to take ambitious action on plastic pollution, despite lofty pledges to do so.

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Accolades for technology driven sustainable solutions Startupticker.ch | The Swiss Startup News channel

This year, the SEIF Awards celebrated their 10th anniversary and the second edition of the competition focusing on the theme Tech for Impact, which targets European impact entrepreneurs who develop or make innovative use of technologies to tackle social and environmental challenges. The solutions also contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Solar energy: a renewable, sustainable, accessible energy source

Everything you need to know if you’re considering fitting your property with solar panels….

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Experts fear pandemic reversed global move away from single-use plastics

The coronavirus pandemic is increasing demand for plastic and delaying the drive towards sustainable alternatives, say designers.

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Smurfit Kappa Replaces EPS Frozen Food Packaging With Sustainable Paper-based Alternative

Smurfit Kappa’s new Thermo Box is 100% recyclable and available in Europe and the Americas….

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Sustainable Fashion for Kids | Zalando.co.uk

Love your planet and the future of fashion with sustainable fashion for kids | Free 100-day returns | Zalando. Free to be.

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Thailand improving incentives to attract investments, boosts agriculture and sustainable businesses NNA Business News Thailand Economy

By Chalermlapvoraboon Valaiporn BANGKOK, NNA – The Thailand Board of Investment (BOI) has ann…

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‘Great British Rain Paradox’: Public unaware of UK’s water scarcity

The risks of climate change and population growth on water scarcity in the UK remain hidden, with a new survey of 2,000 Brits revealing that water consumption is low down on the priority agenda for environmental concerns.

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Coronavirus lockdown has revived Brits’ love of nature, poll reveals | Daily

The coronavirus lockdown has revived Britons’ love of nature, according to a poll from the National Trust. A third of British adults are more interested in nature as a result of the lockdown, it says.

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Plug and Play – The Future of Sustainable Investment

Global Sustainability Director Matthew Claxton talks investment, innovation, and Plug and Play’s future trajectories post COVID.

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Lyft Joins EV100, Committing to 100% Electric Vehicles by 2030

The US ridesharing company Lyft committed to reaching 100% electric vehicles for their platform by 2030. They also officially joined the Climate Group’s EV100 global electric mobility initiative.

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Frozen seafood imports to sustain losses after coronavirus outbreak in Beijing’s Xinfadi market: expert

Imports of frozen and freezing food will take a heavy hit due to a series of probes launched after a sudden coronavirus outbreak at Beijing’s Xinfadi market points to risks in cold chain logi……

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Binance China’s Presence ‘Grows’ as Unit Joins UN Sustainability Drive

Multiple Chinese media outlets are reporting that Binance China’s influence is “growing” in the Middle Kingdom after the exchange’s domestic arm joined the United Nations Global Compact sustainability drive.

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Recycling prices and market commentary: 19 June 2020

Falling PRN/PERN values is the main area of concern for the recycling market this week with many key grades seeing a drop.

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Travel organisations unite to fight for sustainable global tourism

Six travel organisations have come together to form the Future of Tourism Coalition, which aims to ensure the viability of an industry that was facing a multitude of threats even before Covid-19 all but shut it down.

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BMW and Mercedes shelve shared self-driving tech plan

BMW and Mercedes-Benz have put their autonomous driving collaboration on hold, blaming the expense of building a shared system for the decision.The two German…

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Airstream updates Flying Cloud and International trailer with sustainable posh interiors

Airstream recently unveiled new interior designs for its Flying Cloud and International travel trailers.New for 2021 are refreshed decors, updated fabrics, and…

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Are we designing “concrete coffins”? Alternative approaches to urban tree pit design | Centre for Sustainable Planning and Environments

by Dean Bell… It was once put to me by an ex colleague that urban tree professionals are designing “concrete coffins” in order to integrate trees into paved urban environments. They were in essence indicating that conventional approaches to urban tree pit design are driving high mortality rate …

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Online Program: Building and Managing Your Brand to Drive Profits & Sustainable Growth

This program is designed for entrepreneurs, people who work in marketing, and decision makers of any company of any size.

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Google Photos printing subscription is closing after just four months

There has been a renaissance of interest in printed photos, partly thanks to the popularity of Instagram’s square format and the return of instant-print…

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Länsförsäkringar Bank launches world’s first sustainable payment cards made of recycled plastic

Published: 17 June 2020The new card technology will save up to 75 percent of the CO2 emissions involved in payment card production.The new card technology will save up to 75 percent of the CO2 emissions involved in payment card production.

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How to build back better: 8 ways sustainable businesses can survive in the post-Covid era | News | Eco-Business | Asia Pacific

The Covid-19 pandemic has infected the global economy. Here’s how sustainability can help businesses weather the storm ahead.

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Lowe’s Canada Diverted 255,000 Pounds of Batteries from Landfills

Lowe’s Canada received recognition this week for its ongoing national household battery collection and recycling efforts. The home improvement retailer recovered more than 255,000 pounds of batteries in 2019 alone.

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Funding the Transition to a Sustainable Future

A global fundraising initiative has been launched to safeguard and increase GRI’s ability to deliver the leading…

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Webinar: Emerging Trends in Data Center Design: Scale, Efficiency, and Best Practices for Sustainability

The crucial roles environmental monitoring and power management play in ensuring sustainability when designing next-generation data centers.

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Who can harmonise better? Five myths in the debate about the future of sustainability reporting

by Carol A Adams Main points: A proliferation of bodies setting standards and frameworks has led to a proliferation of bodies claiming to ‘harmonise’ them. Five myths are prevailing to support claims to move the authority base for standards and reduce reporting requirements. Recommendations regarding the role of key players are proposed.  COVID-19 has intensified focus on sustainable finance and sustainability reporting.  The stream of social media posts, articles in the FT and press releases by connected organisations have increased.

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Local firms recognised for sustainability and innovation

​ A trio of Greater Manchester companies who have all taken action to improve efficiency with GC Business Growth Hub support have received the prestigious Queen’s Awards for Enterprise.

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Manufacture of sustainable aircraft is one step closer

The manufacture of sustainable aircraft is a step closer thanks to an invention from the Saxion University of Applied Sciences in the Dutch city of Enschede.In cooperation with GKN Aerospace and othe…

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How blockchain is driving rural electrification and sustainable development

Startup Liquidstar is targeting rural electrification by combining solar powered charging stations wtih portable batteries and blockchain…

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Supply Compass Creates Certification and Sustainable Materials Guides

Supply Compass has launched a new Certification Guide to help fashion brands navigate the sustainable apparel production landscape.

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You’ll apparently have Jony Ive to thank – or blame – for Apple’s smart glasses gamble

Former Apple design chief Jony Ive hit reset on the company’s first AR and VR headset project, according to a new report, pushing for a controversial design…

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Simple Sustainability Tips – Facilities Management and Development

Use this list of ideas to help improve sustainability practices in your office or learning environment.

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Cascades Launches New Sustainable Range of Packaging Solutions

The new packaging options guarantee to preserve the freshness of fruits and vegetables from harvest to the table.United States Paper Recycling News…

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Circular economy highlighted as a “solution to build back better” | Circular Tayside

Statement in full As we rise to the challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the question is no longer should we build back better, but how. Many have already called for a response to the devastating impacts of this pandemic that does not turn attention away from other global challenges such as climate change and pollution. The circular economy offers a solution for how to do so. By designing out waste, keeping products and materials in use, and regenerating natural systems, it creates vital opportunities for economic growth that also restore the environment, create jobs, and benefit society. Leading businesses and governments have already taken important steps towards building a circular economy.

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Sustainable Recovery – Analysis

Sustainable Recovery – Analysis and key findings. A report by the International Energy Agency.

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Promoting health and wellbeing: creating a more equitable and sustainable environment | NUI Galway Health Promotion Research Centre

NUI Galway Health Promotion Research Centre presents Promoting health and wellbeing: creating a more equitable and sustainable environment, 18th Jun 2020…

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Sustainable compliance amidst payments modernization

Prioritizing consumer protection in innovation to prepare for regulatory change…

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Covered Seating Company | Sustainable Outdoor Seating

Covered Seating Company – hand-crafted covered commercial seating. Designed to withstand everyday commercial use in all weather conditions, using top quality wood.

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Alternative Packaging – Reducing the Impact of Single Use Plastics | Opportunities | Energy Innovation Centre

Work completed as part of the Gas Distribution Network’s (GDNs) replacement expenditure (repex) programme, emergency repair works and new gas connection installations, require many separate componen…

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Siemens supports sustainable mobility with electric bus fleet infrastructure

With electric buses being identified as a cornerstone to supporting the reduction of air and noise pollution in cities, more public transport providers are turning to battery-powered fleets.’) } else if (width >= 425) { console.log (‘largescreen’); document.write(”) } else { console.log (‘nompuad’);…

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Indigenous communities in Canada: a key part of sustainable biomass energy | Wood Pellet Association of Canada

Stena Bulk, GoodFuels complete trial of sustainable marine biofuel The 49,646 deadweight tonne (dwt) MR tanker received the first delivery of biofuel oil (BFO) during its recent call at the Port of Rotterdam. The fuel, which GoodFuels launched in 2018, reduces greenhouse gas emissions by 83 per cent and[…] Read more…

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Supporting the European Circular Economy | Fuorisalone TV

Bolstering a European fashion industry that values communities, the environment, creativity, and profit in equal measure.

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Vegan Arborist offers products and guidance for sustainable living

Vegan Arborist’s goal is to grow sustainability to help our environment by offering consumers vegan purchasing options.We support vegan products and producers…

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10 Sustainable Swaps For An Eco-Friendly Kitchen –

Read the full story at Refinery29. There are lots of little lifestyle tweaks we can make that will ultimately have a big impact on the environment: like switching to a reusable water bottle or a BYOC (bring-your-own-coffee) mug.

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4 Steps To Make Your Supermarket Trips More Sustainable

When I first made a commitment to reduce my waste, I actually started out by going to my regular grocery store and making more conscious choices.