Continue Reading... Not a cause for celebration, though…  “ADA Website “Tester’s” Lawsuit Dismissed – Again”

Not a cause for celebration, though…  “ADA Website “Tester’s” Lawsuit Dismissed – Again”

From the article: “Whether or not testers have standing to sue hotels for not complying with ADA standards on their websites, hoteliers still have to deal with the headache and expense required to respond to these lawsuits. The best course of action is to update your websites to comply with the ADA and make sure OTAs that present your properties on their sites do the same.”

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Continue Reading... New CEU Explores Materiality, Sustainability of Resilient Flooring

New CEU Explores Materiality, Sustainability of Resilient Flooring

Guest Jane Rohde talks about her new CEU on resilient flooring with the Resilient Floor Covering Institute available here on our site. Get a crash course on some of the material covered in this distance learning opportunity and learn some of the in’s and out’s about the materiality, sustainability and performance of resilient floorcoverings.

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Continue Reading... World Bank, GoI ink pact for USD 500-mn project to develop green, safe highway corridors | Business

World Bank, GoI ink pact for USD 500-mn project to develop green, safe highway corridors | Business

The highway corridors will be developed in Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh.The Government of India and the World Bank today on Tuesday signed a USD 500-million project to build safe and green national highway corridors in the states of Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways MoRTH said in a statement.

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Continue Reading... Grocery hacks: 4 sustainable swaps for your weekly grocery shopping

Grocery hacks: 4 sustainable swaps for your weekly grocery shopping

Limiting climate change is a global effort that requires many actions, large and small. Making sustainable food choices when shopping, cooking and eating is more important than ever, and more and more Canadians are looking for sustainable food choices.

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Continue Reading... Sustainable Finance

Sustainable Finance

Sustainability presents a considerable opportunity for the Swiss financial centre. The government primarily acts as a facilitator in this context, cultivating an intensive dialogue with the financial industry and supporting the creation of an optimal regulatory framework.  The competitiveness of Switzerland’s financial centre must be supported, but at the same time, steps need to be taken towards greater sustainability. Financial markets that want to remain successful must be stable and trustworthy.

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Continue Reading... Nature’s Logic Becomes First Pet Food Company to Join American Sustainable Business Council

Nature’s Logic Becomes First Pet Food Company to Join American Sustainable Business Council

Nature’s Logic™, the pioneer creators of 100% natural pet food with NO synthetic vitamins, has become the first pet food company to join the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), the leading business organization advancing the power of business for a just and sustainable world.  Nature’s Logic is the first pet food company to join American 
Sustainable Business Council and its networking organization Social Venture Circle.  Sustainability is not only a tenet of Nature’s Logic mission, but a key factor in the company’s growth.

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Continue Reading... Schneider Electric finalizes the acquisition of 25% of the capital of Planon Beheer BV

Schneider Electric finalizes the acquisition of 25% of the capital of Planon Beheer BV

Following the announcement on November 16, 2020, Schneider Electric announced that it has successfully completed the strategic minority investment in Planon Beheer BV, a leader in building and work environment management software. Schneider Electric now owns 25% of Planon and the investment will be accounted for using the equity method, specifies the group.

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Continue Reading... IAEA supports 13 Sahel countries to improve their understanding of the groundwater resources in five shared aquifer systems and promotes the integrated management of shared groundwater resources in…

IAEA supports 13 Sahel countries to improve their understanding of the groundwater resources in five shared aquifer systems and promotes the integrated management of shared groundwater resources in…

Reliable access to clean water for drinking, agriculture and sanitation is one of the biggest challenges faced by the 135 million people who live in Africa’s semi-arid Sahel region. Thirteen countries tap into the groundwater of five aquifers systems that cross national borders in the region: the Iullemeden Aquifer System, the Liptako-Gourma-Upper Volta System, the Senegalo-Mauritanian Basin, the Chad Basin and the Taoudeni Basin.

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Continue Reading... Sustainable asthma-style inhaler filled with powerful LLAMA antibodies could treat COVID-19

Sustainable asthma-style inhaler filled with powerful LLAMA antibodies could treat COVID-19

Coronavirus antibodies made by llamas could be administered to Covid-19 patients in the form of sustainable nasal sprays or asthma-style inhalers to help combat the disease.   Studies have shown that llama nanobodies, made by the animals’ immune systems, are far more effective than their human equivalents at preventing illness and infection from Covid-19.

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