Continue Reading... Sustainability Still a Priority for Aviation Industry

Sustainability Still a Priority for Aviation Industry

While aviation has been credited with furthering connection across the globe by permitting the fast transportation of people and goods, it also has an environmental impact that could lead to trouble if overlooked. Globally, the aviation industry was responsible for only 2 percent of all human-induced CO2 emissions, releasing 915 million tons of CO2 during 2019. “Passenger air travel is producing the highest and fastest growth of individual emissions,”

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Continue Reading... Jewellery designers can win £5,000 in new Monica Vinader sustainable jewellery competition

Jewellery designers can win £5,000 in new Monica Vinader sustainable jewellery competition

Jewellery brand Monica Vinader is asking designers and makers to enter its ‘New from Old’ competition, raising awareness of the importance of sustainable practices within the industry.  The sustainable jewellery competition asks entrants to create jewellery from recycled materials.  The winning collection will be featured on the brand’s website, and the designer will win a £5,000 prize.

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Continue Reading... E-shopping addiction lays waste to green packaging drive in China, Economy News & Top Stories

E-shopping addiction lays waste to green packaging drive in China, Economy News & Top Stories

If you worry about all the waste generated by the annual rush of holiday shopping and gift giving, it is nothing compared with the mountains of discarded packaging that comes from a single event in China.  On Nov 11 each year, the world’s biggest consumer market goes into overdrive as e-commerce giants like Alibaba Group Holding and JD.com lure shoppers with huge bargains during the Singles’ Day sale.
On Nov 11 each year, the world’s biggest consumer market goes into overdrive as e-commerce giants like Alibaba Group Holding and JD.com lure shoppers with huge bargains during the Singles’ Day sale.

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Continue Reading... Thousands of ocean fishing boats could be using forced labor – we used AI and satellite data to find them

Thousands of ocean fishing boats could be using forced labor – we used AI and satellite data to find them

Fishing on the high seas is a bit of a mystery, economically speaking. These areas of open ocean beyond the territorial jurisdiction of any nation are generally considered high-effort, low-payoff fishing grounds, yet fishers continue to work in them anyway.  I am an environmental data scientist who leverages data and analytical techniques to answer critical questions about natural resource management.

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Continue Reading... Chubb Names Alexandra Waldman Climate Sustainability Manager

Chubb Names Alexandra Waldman Climate Sustainability Manager

Chubb today announced that Alexandra Waldman has been appointed Climate Sustainability Manager. Formerly the company’s Senior Environmental Program Manager, Ms. Waldman in her newly created global role will help to identify and implement opportunities for climate-related products and services, encourage employee engagement in climate sustainability issues and establish an objective, metric-driven framework against which to measure progress of the company’s sustainability initiatives. 

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Continue Reading... Sustainable D328eco Aims To Lead Turboprop Renaissance | Air Transport News

Sustainable D328eco Aims To Lead Turboprop Renaissance | Air Transport News

The economic shockwaves from the Covid-19 pandemic have prompted airlines to consider the prospect of operating turboprop aircraft through new eyes. Deutsche Aircraft maintains that an urgent need for carriers to recalibrate yield calculations as traffic levels slowly recover provides a strong springboard for its plans to step up the development of an updated version of the Dornier 328 regional turboprop.

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Continue Reading... 3 Steps to Becoming a More Sustainable Business

3 Steps to Becoming a More Sustainable Business

Depending on your business focus, sustainability may not be at the core of your mission, but it should be a key part of your business strategy.  For me, it’s a natural fit. You see, my business is clean energy. I’m also passionate about leadership and educating people about the importance of climate change and the environment. But the environment is just one aspect of sustainability. 
For me, it’s a natural fit. You see, my business is clean energy. I’m also passionate about leadership and educating people about the importance of climate change and the environment. But the environment is just one aspect of sustainability. 

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