The American Public Transit Association challenges members to take a sustainability pledge, creating support for a key policy issue and building community within the organization.
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Nestlé is spending CHF45 million (€41.17 million) a year on efforts to source cocoa sustainably, the food company said, also citing progress in reducing child labou…
Over the past decade there has been a growing interest in sustainability education in colleges and universities across the United States. The growth in sustainability education programs has been accompanied by a rich debate related to defining key competencies for these programs. A new report by The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine suggests concrete ways to strengthen sustainability programs and curricula in higher education, and points to the importance of incorporating the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion in sustainability education programs. The webinar will feature the three members of the committee that wrote the report. We will discuss the main recommendations and specific implications for schools of education and teacher education institutions.
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In an industry first, Chipotle has launched a new sustainability impact tracker. Dubbed “Real Foodprint”, the digital tool, which is built into the Chipotle app, offers insights into the full impact of your order.
Using data sourced from research partner HowGood, Real Foodprint allows customers to see the environmental impact of their order based on five metrics: carbon, water saved, improved soil health, organic land supported, and antibiotics avoided.