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Digital tools like blockchain, sensors and drones can revolutionize sustainability, entrepreneurs say. But it all starts with the business model.
Reconsidering the fundamental driver of corporate valuations is perhaps too much to expect in the short term, but it is a useful way to frame the question of how sustainability can be built into decision-making.
Based in Boulder, Colorado, Pact clothing has put sustainability at the center of its business. Their mission is to promote the “Earth’s Favourite” fiber, which is100% organic cotton. By ensuring that the cotton for its garments is completely organic, the brand saves vast amounts of water and also eliminates the use of toxic chemicals. Pact encourages its customers to reduce their environmental footprint by wearing its products, providing sustainable essentials for men, women, and children. Its collections also include maternity wear and baby clothing, promoting its clothing to be included as part of an everyday wardrobe.
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Until a few years ago, farming in southern Iraq was “as lucrative as oil”, Qasim Abdul Wahad remembers, and his one-hectare farm plot in the governate of Basra produced enough to feed his family of eight. Now dust kicks up under his feet as he walks through his land, after worsening extreme heat and drought linked to climate change killed 90% of his winter crops, including all of his okra and eggplant. “Only a few years ago I would be able to sit here and relax. It was very green and beautiful. When I look at it now, I feel like a member of my family is gone,” the 50-year-old said. Abdul Wahad, who has spent his life farming in the village of Abu Al-Khaseeb – the names means “father of the fertile” – thinks he will soon have to abandon his land, to try to seek more fertile ground elsewhere.