There were more than 12,000 registrants for GreenBiz Group’s Circularity 20 conference. Among those thousands were 12 young professionals, selected to be part of the Emerging Leaders scholarship program. Since February 2017, GreenBiz has been supporting this initiative — bringing together young professionals at each of its in-person events, all-expenses paid. This year is different with the global pandemic pushing events online. But even in the virtual world, the Emerging Leaders program lived on during Circularity 20. This year, chemicals company BASF sponsored the program; it will be providing mentorship to each of the Emerging Leaders.
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Most major chocolate makers have committed to sourcing more sustainable cocoa, but labor and environmental issues still persist, according to the national environmental nonprofit Green America. Their latest Chocolate Scorecard ranked Mondelez, Ferrero, and Godiva at the bottom.
Schneider Electric has become the latest member of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Group (ADSG), the capital’s leading initiative to champion sustainability issues for both government and the private sector. Schneider Electric and the ADSG will share knowledge on the latest research and solutions for topics such as carbon emissions reduction, energy efficiency and renewable energy. Schneider Electric will also support the ADSG in key focus areas including youth engagement and sustainability reporting. Both entities will work side by side to promote a greener future for the UAE’s capital. Established by the Environment Agency Abu Dhabi (EAD) in 2008, the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Group (ADSG) is an exclusive public private partnership initiative that brings together UAE-based organizations with global thought leaders to discuss both global and local sustainability trends and drive co-operation and co-responsibility on sustainability issues.
By embracing a small business sustainability plan, you can reduce costs, burnish your brand image and save the planet along the way…