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Selfridges announces job cuts as it braces for ‘toughest year’ in recent history

The luxury fashion and cosmetics retailer has said it will reduce its headcount by 450, representing around 14% of its staff…

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$MTX Minerals Technologies Publishes 2019 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report

Minerals Technologies Inc. has published its 12th annual Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report, which provides a comprehensive summary of the Company’s efforts to further integrate sustainability across all facets of its business. This report details MTI’s progress in its first year since implementing environmental reduction targets in six focus areas. It also outlines MTI’s continuous improvement in other key topics, including health and safety, new product development, mining and land reclamation, supply chain management, employee engagement, diversity and inclusion, community outreach, and ethics and compliance.

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Data Surprises: How to Find Business Value in Sustainability

Since data centers are huge energy consumers, this meant Iron Mountain also had a substantial carbon footprint before beginning its sustainability journey several years ago.

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Why housing is key to a Christian response to sustainability

The Archbishop of Canterbury’s Housing Commission is building a new vision for housing based on Christian values. Here, Prof Tim Gorringe (Professor of Theology at the University of Exeter) explains why sustainability must be at the heart of this.

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Ocean, Innovation, Technology, Sustainability

Actionable intelligence powered by AI to improve decision making, cost reduction and revenue generation while fortifying various industries through computer vision, pattern recognition and prediction to improve operations for key decision makers and frontline workers.

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Advanced Energy and Sustainability Research

Advanced Energy and Sustainability will provide an open access outlet for high-quality scientific and engineering research in the field of energy and sustainability. As a reaction to the strong call of many funding agencies pushing for more open access, this journal will be your first choice for publishing research in compliance with funders’ mandates and for keeping up with the latest developments in energy harvesting, conversion, storage, distribution, applications, ecology, climate, water, environment, policy, and the related societal impacts.

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CES 2021 goes all-digital as COVID-19 cancels physical show

CES 2021 will no longer be held in person, with the Consumer Technology Association confirming today that it is switching to an all-digital version of the…

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Putting sustainability at the heart of the standards agenda

A new ISO guide will help ensure climate change issues are addressed in every new standard.

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Single use plastic statistics and the Plastic Free July challenge

Can you imagine living an entire month without using any plastic? Around the world, over 250 million people did just that by participating in Plastic Free July.  This challenge started in 2011 by the Plastic Free Foundation in Australia. Since then, the challenge has gained momentum. Now, there are participants in 177 countries.

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City of Helsinki’s participation model, linked to “Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable”

Helsinki introduced a new participation and interaction model nearly two years ago. The model was designed together with our citizens. The principles of participation included in the Helsinki- model have been established in the administrative regulations, which means that they apply to the operations of the entire City organisation. Helsinki’s participation model is based on the knowledge and know-how of the citizens. Helsinki invites city residents and its partners to join the development of the city, its services and areas.

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Environmental footprinting of horticultural products | PRé Sustainability

In a consortium representing the horticultural sector, PRé helped develop the Hortifootprint category rules, an environmental footprinting methodology….

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Sign Up for Your Virtual Experience: Be Part of eREC 2020!

Soon eREC, the new digital trade fair for the recycling industry, will finally start. All exhibitors, associations, and organizations are already looking forward to welcoming visitors, who can now get a free online ticket.

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Sustainable Palm Oil Policy at LDC || Louis Dreyfus Company

It is not difficult to understand why palm oil has grown in importance over the past centuries. Palm can be harvested year-round. Its yield per hectare is twice that of soy, rapeseed and sunflower combined. It is also the most multitalented of vegetable oils: it is used in various consumer retail food products (from pizza to candy bars), cosmetics and personal care products (from lipstick to shampoo), biofuel and pharmaceuticals, among many others.

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Science, Technology, and Innovation for Sustainable Development Goals – Hardcover – Ademola A. Adenle; Marian R. Chertow; Ellen H. M. Moors; David J. Pannell – Oxford University Press

After the United Nations adopted the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all, researchers and policy makers highlighted the importance of targeted investment in science, technology, and innovation (STI) to make tangible progress.

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Planning for Sustainability

It’s the end of July and so much still remains unknown. Administrators and educators are continuing to work so hard to do what’s best for learners while following the recommendations and limitations…