How are you responding to the climate emergency? You may be taking action at a personal level to do your bit. Reducing air travel, eliminating single use plastics, eating less meat. You may believe the task is too daunting to be tackled as an individual and have decided to look away.
The United Nations recognises that urgent collective action is necessary. It has created 17 Sustainable Development Goals to help countries and organisations shape their response. The SDGs help governments set their own targets for changes within national economies. These changes will be complex and far reaching. A new generation of consultants and service providers has sprung up to help businesses navigate this upheaval.
The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space, Inc. (CASIS), manager of the ISS National Lab, today announced a sustainability challenge in partnership with leading global prestige beauty brand Estée Lauder. The ISS National Lab Sustainability Challenge: Beyond Plastics aims to utilize the orbiting laboratory to advance sustainability research that addresses the plastics dilemma. The Sustainability Challenge is an open solicitation for U.S. entities to propose flight projects that leverage the space station to tackle plastics waste and enable scientific or technological advancements that improve Earth’s environment. Building on the brand’s long-term sustainability goals, Estée Lauder intends to provide funding to support one or more flight projects awarded through this Sustainability Challenge.
According to GlobeNewswire, last month, Mediacorp Canada Inc. named the Kitchener, Ontario-based Diva International Inc. one of Canada’s Greenest Employers of 2020. To be among the recipients of this honour, a company must meet several criteria, including, the development of unique environmental programs or initiatives;…