Continue Reading... Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu underlines importance of sustainable development

Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu underlines importance of sustainable development

Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu today underlined the importance of sustainable development and said that the world needs business leaders who can look beyond short-term profit and work for long-term sustainability.

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Continue Reading... The Case against the Sustainability “Influencer” | The Voice Of Fashion

The Case against the Sustainability “Influencer” | The Voice Of Fashion

For pervasive transparency,“semi-green” Instagram influencers must be taken with a pinch of salt and the bar raised for fashion activism 
A recent collaboration between Ethiopian supermodel Liya Kebede’s fashion label Lemlem and Swedish clothing brand H&M that dropped on Earth Day (April 22) was seen as antithetical by some. They saw Lemlem’s avowal to slow and sustainable fashion, its commitment to transparency and empowerment of the African supply chain in conflict with H&M’s fast fashion model.

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Continue Reading... Trowers advises Urban Logistics on the grant of a new £48 million sustainability linked investment loan -Trowers & Hamlins

Trowers advises Urban Logistics on the grant of a new £48 million sustainability linked investment loan -Trowers & Hamlins

International law firm Trowers & Hamlins has advised Urban Logistics REIT Plc in relation to the grant of a new £48 million sustainability linked investment loan by Aviva Investors….

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Continue Reading... The City of Helsinki and Aalto University set up an incubator to promote clean and sustainable urban solutions

The City of Helsinki and Aalto University set up an incubator to promote clean and sustainable urban solutions

The City of Helsinki and Aalto University are establishing a new incubator for Helsinki-based start-ups, called Urban Tech Helsinki. The aim of the incubator for clean and sustainable urban solutions will be to create innovative and growth-oriented companies that focus on solving the challenges faced by modern cities. A special emphasis will be on clean energy, mobility, sustainable construction, the circular economy, waste management and urban food production.

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Continue Reading... Hero Technologies’ Ties Cannabis Sustainability to Profitability

Hero Technologies’ Ties Cannabis Sustainability to Profitability

Hero Technologies (OTC PINK:HENC; Twitter: @heroicmindtech), a cannabis company focused on a vertically integrated strategy, today revealed cost projections for its proprietary indoor cannabis growing system. The company calculates that its aeroponic cultivation technology, coupled with state-of-the-art sun chambers, will enable it to produce cannabis for wholesale distribution at approximately $100 per pound. With this cost basis, the company expects that its indoor cannabis operations will be environmentally sustainable as well as highly profitable.

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Continue Reading... Financing for sustainable development report 2021 | PreventionWeb.net

Financing for sustainable development report 2021 | PreventionWeb.net

This report highlights the risk of a sharply diverging world in the near term where the gaps between rich and poor widen because some countries lack the necessary financial resources to combat the COVID-19 crisis and its socioeconomic impact. Short-term risks are compounded by growing systemic risks that threaten to further derail progress, such as climate change. The report assesses the impact of the pandemic on the global macroeconomic context, including a discussion of the interlinkages between economic, social (e.g. health, inequality), and environmental (e.g. climate) risks.

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Continue Reading... A sustainable future: Engaging the ecosystem in green business and careers | Cumberland Lodge

A sustainable future: Engaging the ecosystem in green business and careers | Cumberland Lodge

Ahead of the 2021 UN Climate Change Pre-Conference (Pre-COP26) in Milan, Italy, this September, and the 2021 UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow (COP26), Cumberland Lodge organised the Climate Futures: Youth Perspectives conference to provide a platform for young people to share their thoughts and ideas.

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Continue Reading... Pitney Bowes Finds Consumers Want Sustainable Products and Packaging –

Pitney Bowes Finds Consumers Want Sustainable Products and Packaging –

Pitney Bowes Inc.’s latest consumer survey showed 38 percent of respondents were more likely to purchase products if there were “sustainable features or packaging,” while 28 percent of those polled said they were “more inclined to buy products based on environmentally friendly features such as sustainable materials, sustainable packaging, or a portion of proceeds going to environmental causes.”

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Continue Reading... ‘Could a basic income support a circular economy?’ summary of the discussion on Basic Income Network Scotland | BIEN — Basic Income Earth Network

‘Could a basic income support a circular economy?’ summary of the discussion on Basic Income Network Scotland | BIEN — Basic Income Earth Network

With the increase in  research on the circular economy system, the basic income and circular economy relationship has also started to be considered. For example, this relationship was examined in the article ‘‘How could a Basic Income support a Circular Economy?’’ published on the Basic Income Network Scotland website on 23 July 2019. In fact, this article is based on the transcript of an interview between Timothea Armor, Basic Income Network Scotland Editor, and Teja Hudson, a zero waste consultant and founder of Zero.

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