Continue Reading... Microsoft will launch a sustainable datacenter region in Sweden in 2021

Microsoft will launch a sustainable datacenter region in Sweden in 2021

Microsoft will launch a sustainable datacenter region in Sweden in 2021…

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Continue Reading... Reuse, Repair, Refill and Remanufacture – Webinar in Wales

Reuse, Repair, Refill and Remanufacture – Webinar in Wales

This webinar, the second in the series, focuses on how we build on the excellent work of recycling in Wales to progress further up the waste hierarchy and realising the environmental, economic and social benefits of this approach.

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Continue Reading... Big beauty players named global sustainable ‘giants’

Big beauty players named global sustainable ‘giants’

Out of the 157 companies named in the index, Colgate, Boots and Superdrug topped the health and beauty category…

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Continue Reading... Luna Guitars Sustainable Bamboo Soprano Ukulele

Luna Guitars Sustainable Bamboo Soprano Ukulele

Luna Guitars brings sustainability to the forefront with the popular Bamboo Soprano ukulele.Uke Bamboo Soprano achieve excellent projection…

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Continue Reading... Sustainable Building 2020 – October 2020

Sustainable Building 2020 – October 2020

The current situation with the Covid-19 pandemic and its social, economic and environmental impacts has brought to the fore the importance of design and placemaking in creating infrastructure, places and buildings that will allow us to be prepared for, and make us less vulnerable to, future pandemics or crises. As the built environment sector innovates to overcome these challenges, there will be a remarkable number of opportunities when creating new buildings or retrofitting those that we already have, creating new places and rebuilding the economy. This has been reflected in the new Programme for Government, with a £100m Green Jobs Fund, the investment of £275m for the regeneration of communities and town centres and £500m to be invested in Active Travel infrastructure over 5 years (£100m to be spent in 2020/21) and the Infrastructure Investment Plan which amounts to £24bn over 5 years and includes investment to decarbonise business, industry and buildings, the provision of new health facilities, schools and homes. With this level of investment currently available, it is the perfect time for leaders and innovators in these fields to share their experiences, knowledge and best-practice with each other and with organisations that are perhaps less experienced in some of these fields. This event is an ideal opportunity for architects, planners, placemaking professionals, local and national government officers, elected representatives at local and national level, infrastructure providers, engineers and all other relevant stakeholders to engage with other thought leaders and potential partners to forge solutions to the challenges and explore what opportunities may be presented by the current situation. Event Agenda: 10:00 Introduction from the Chair – Christina Gaiger, President, RIAS Understanding the implications of covid-19 and lockdown measures for the future of the built environment – Prof. Ashraf Salama, Department of Architecture, University of Strathclyde A planning and…

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Continue Reading... INDUCE – MeerWissen – Defining socially-inclusive strategies for conserving fish functional diversity and promoting sustainable blue economy in Senegal

INDUCE – MeerWissen – Defining socially-inclusive strategies for conserving fish functional diversity and promoting sustainable blue economy in Senegal

Country/Region Senegal/West Africa Project duration August 2020 to September 2022 Senegal is a coastal and Sahelian country with a wide range of rural areas, hosting unique and diverse species. The coastlines and deltas are characterized by highly productive marine ecosystems and are hotspots for large populations of fish. Fishes are critical to maintain ecosystem functions and services, including food provision and creation of jobs for the fishing industry. However, Senegal coastal ecosystems face numerous environmental issues linked to human activities. Solid scientific knowledge on how environmental stress affects biodiversity in the region is in urgent need to guide mitigation strategies aimed at conserving biodiversity and promoting sustainable economic growth. Biodiversity has traditionally been quantified as the number of species in each ecosystem, thus failing to account for the ecological role that species play within ecosystems. Functional diversity, measured by how species interact with the environment and with other species, has emerged as a more effective link between biodiversity and ecosystem functions and services. Despite functional diversity is key to ecosystem services valuable to humans, this metric is rarely considered in the discourse connecting science to governance and policy. The overall goal of this project is to produce sound scientific knowledge for the conservation of fish functional diversity from socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable economic growth perspectives in Senegal. Collected data will constitute the basis for the development of capacities and management strategies in support of the National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plan (NBSAP) and according to the Plan Senegal Emergent (PSE) and Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) principles. Produce sound scientific knowledge for the conservation of fish functional diversity from socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable economic growth perspectives in Senegal Assess the status of fish functional diversity and determine the links with ecosystem functions and services Build capacities for functional…

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Continue Reading... Can Your System Sustain the Ranch Series Fall 2020 — Livestock Extension

Can Your System Sustain the Ranch Series Fall 2020 — Livestock Extension

NDSU Extension Offers Webinars for Managing Nutrition, Reproduction, and Pastures on the Ranch…

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Continue Reading... €450M investment by 2022 to support Sustainability, Energy Transition and Digitalization…

€450M investment by 2022 to support Sustainability, Energy Transition and Digitalization…

€450M investment by 2022 to support Sustainability, Energy Transition and Digitalization…

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Continue Reading... Outlaws Sustainable Oat Products Drops A Versatile Design System | Dieline – Design, Branding & Packaging Inspiration

Outlaws Sustainable Oat Products Drops A Versatile Design System | Dieline – Design, Branding & Packaging Inspiration

Dieline is a global showcase of package design inspiration. Packaging design industry news, sustainable packaging, package design trends, packaging conferences, package design events, and package design awards.

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Continue Reading... Millennials driving high net worth parents and grandparents in a shift to sustainable investing

Millennials driving high net worth parents and grandparents in a shift to sustainable investing

A new research series from Barclays Private Bank on the intergenerational transfer of wealth shows that ESG investing has been brought into wealthy families’…

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Continue Reading... Jacobs Teams with Biomimicry 3.8 to Deliver Sustainable Designs with Nature in Mind

Jacobs Teams with Biomimicry 3.8 to Deliver Sustainable Designs with Nature in Mind

Jacobs (NYSE:J) has signed a strategic alliance teaming agreement with Biomimicry 3.8 (B3.8), a global consulting and innovation firm…

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Continue Reading... Advocates for sustainability and mitigation of climate change

Advocates for sustainability and mitigation of climate change

The European seed sector is dedicated to developing robust and resilient varieties, that perform well also under increasingly extreme and fast changing weather conditions.

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Continue Reading... Sustainability: award winner and runners-up | Education | The Guardian

Sustainability: award winner and runners-up | Education | The Guardian

On 20 May 2019, the University of Exeter declared an environment and climate emergency.

This was in response to reports from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and others about the impacts of global warming and pressure from staff and students to take action. The university felt a particular responsibility as it has many academics working on combatting climate change.

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Continue Reading... Out of this world recyclying! SpaceX launches a Falcon 9 rocket booster for a record SEVENTH time | Daily

Out of this world recyclying! SpaceX launches a Falcon 9 rocket booster for a record SEVENTH time | Daily

Launching from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Tuesday, the Falcon 9 flight was the seventh time that particular first stage booster had been used.

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Continue Reading... Urban Mining: The next frontier in the circular economy? – EURACTIV.com

Urban Mining: The next frontier in the circular economy? – EURACTIV.com

As the EU moves forward with its circular economy agenda, a holistic approach is needed using all the tools https://eurac.tv/9RXTavailable, including the concept of Urban Mining, writes Laurent Chokoualé Datou, Vice President of Public Affairs at the International Copper Association…

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Continue Reading... Exploring a more sustainable future for NHS and voluntary and community sector partnerships – NHS Confederation

Exploring a more sustainable future for NHS and voluntary and community sector partnerships – NHS Confederation

Explore the impact of COVID-19 on VCS finances, what it means for the services they provide and the impact on the health and care sector.

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Continue Reading... Woodstone Introduces Hand-crafted, Sustainable Wooden Watches and Accessories – Richmond News Now

Woodstone Introduces Hand-crafted, Sustainable Wooden Watches and Accessories – Richmond News Now

This brand’s stylish yet high-quality wooden watches and accessories are made from natural materials. The company also plants trees to promote product sustainability. In a time when people are consumed by their smartphones, smartwatches, and social media accounts, keeping in touch with nature to meditate, relax, and recharge seems impossible. People spend a lot of their time online, and this may result in weakened relationships, inability to focus on tasks and mental health issues. Seeing this scenario, two outdoor and watch enthusiasts aimed to create a product that will remind people to spend their time well and keep in touch with nature to achieve self-mastery. This led to the creation of Woodstone. Woodstone is a brand offering stylish, hand-crafted wooden watches and accessories that are also sustainable. “We plant a tree for every watch we sell. So far, we planted over 40,000 fruit trees in needy countries that provide sustainable food and income through our tree planting partner,” said a representative at Woodstone. Woodstone watches and accessories are made with good design. They have clean, minimalist, uncluttered, and eco-friendly looks to show people that good designs can be on point while making a difference in the world. They’re high-quality and affordable too. The company believes that true happiness can only be achieved once people master their time. Thus, they promote mindfulness and self-mastery. Lastly, they use sustainable and renewable materials to have minimum effect on nature. For more information on Woodstone, visit https://thewoodstone.com. About Woodstone Woodstone designs and manufactures high-quality, all-natural wooden watches and accessories. The company adheres to simple and clean designs. Their products are made of the highest-quality material and components available in the market. To preserve the world’s natural resources, the company is planting a tree for every purchase their customers make. Media Contact Company Name: Woodstone…

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Continue Reading... Recycled paper export report: September 2020

Recycled paper export report: September 2020

According to the latest HMRC figures, exports of OCC were down a bit in September 2020 as was n&p, but mixed paper exports increased…

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Continue Reading... New Process Could Help Produce Safe, Sustainable Nuclear Fuels

New Process Could Help Produce Safe, Sustainable Nuclear Fuels

The development of safe and sustainable nuclear energy fuels forms an essential part of Los Alamos National Laboratory’s energy security mission.

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Continue Reading... City University of Macau to partner with Hult Prize UN-backed sustainable projects competition

City University of Macau to partner with Hult Prize UN-backed sustainable projects competition

The City University of Macau has indicated to Macau News Agency that it will co-organize the Hult Prize On Campus challenge this year, part of a worldw…

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