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Sustainable Investors Representing $90T Rally to Fight Amazon Fires
Sustainable Investors Representing $90T Rally to Fight Amazon Fires

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - The world’s largest responsible investor group is campaigning to end the manmade fires raging through the Amazon, as latest assessment reveals increased deforestation since the 2014 New York Declaration on Forests.

LENZING™ fibers are fully biodegradable in water, soil and compost
LENZING™ fibers are fully biodegradable in water, soil and compost

PRESS RELEASE - The Lenzing Group received confirmation of the full biodegradability of its fibers in fresh water by the independent research laboratory Organic Waste Systems (OWS).

As Amazon Burns, VF Corp Says No to Brazilian Leather
As Amazon Burns, VF Corp Says No to Brazilian Leather

WALKING THE TALK - As fires continue to ravage parts of the Amazon, the apparel giant says no more leather from Brazil until “we have the confidence and assurance that the materials used in our products do not contribute to environmental harm in the country.”

7 Things to Know About the IPCC’s Special Report on Climate Change and Land
7 Things to Know About the IPCC’s Special Report on Climate Change and Land

THE NEXT ECONOMY - The IPCC's new report highlights the critical importance of land — both as a source of greenhouse gas emissions and as a climate change solution.

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Brazilian Telenovela Brings Plight of the Amazon to Global Audiences
Brazilian Telenovela Brings Plight of the Amazon to Global Audiences

MARKETING AND COMMS - The Brazilian drama thriller aims to raise awareness of the threats to the rainforest, indigenous communities and society at large, by bringing these threats closer to home.

Fighting Fire with Fire: Zippo Pledges to Help Fight Effects of Global Deforestation
Fighting Fire with Fire: Zippo Pledges to Help Fight Effects of Global Deforestation

MARKETING AND COMMS - Zippo will plant a tree with every lighter sold in partnership with Woodchuck USA’s Buy One. Plant One.® program; and has documented its first step in Madagascar, with National Geographic.

AI Helping to Ensure Clean Water, Improve Yields, Protect Forests
AI Helping to Ensure Clean Water, Improve Yields, Protect Forests

CLEANTECH - Computer scientists at Intel are protecting the earth and we humans on it through a dedicated unit called AI for Social Good. We caught up with Head Anna Bethke and several of Intel’s software innovators to learn more about their work.

Investors Lose Patience with Companies’ Lack of Environmental Disclosure
Investors Lose Patience with Companies’ Lack of Environmental Disclosure

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - Investors with nearly $10 trillion in assets are targeting over 700 companies that are not transparent enough about their environmental impact, and pushing them to disclose this information through CDP. This is the first time that CDP is reporting publicly on its Non-Disclosure Campaign.

Q&A: ‘Tree Equity’ as a Driver of Climate-Resilient Cities, Communities
Q&A: ‘Tree Equity’ as a Driver of Climate-Resilient Cities, Communities

THE NEXT ECONOMY - In the face of rapidly evolving global challenges and opportunities, American Forests is leveraging 144 years of history, alongside cutting-edge science and (literally) groundbreaking ideas, to catalyze the urban forestry movement.

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See Change: Real-Time Visibility Into Land Changes Key to Ending Deforestation
See Change: Real-Time Visibility Into Land Changes Key to Ending Deforestation

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - With technological advances in Earth observation, we may be only a few years away from screening commodity index funds for environmental risks the same way we account for other financially material risks in public equities today.

Timberland, Wrangler, VF Foundation Support Regenerative Ranching Research
Timberland, Wrangler, VF Foundation Support Regenerative Ranching Research

SUPPLY CHAIN - Research aims to demonstrate economic and environmental gains for sustainable ranching practices. The systems-based research project focuses on 12 interrelated topics — including soil carbon and water, greenhouse gas emissions, and livestock wellbeing and resilience.

Technology Partnerships Bridge Gaps Among Landscapes, Communities, Stakeholders
Technology Partnerships Bridge Gaps Among Landscapes, Communities, Stakeholders

SUPPLY CHAIN - Private companies increasingly recognize the role they play in global conservation efforts. Technology providers have smartly strategized ways to make business operations more efficient than ever before and aid corporations in meeting their commitments to sustainability.

Scientists, NGOs Call for ‘Global Deal for Nature’ to Protect Half the World’s Lands and Seas
Scientists, NGOs Call for ‘Global Deal for Nature’ to Protect Half the World’s Lands and Seas

MARKETING AND COMMS - Conservation scientists, NGOs and indigenous leaders urge governments to adopt a “Global Deal for Nature” as a companion to the Paris Agreement. A corresponding study establishes science-based conservation targets for the entire planet.

The State of Recycling: What Does it Mean for Paper?
The State of Recycling: What Does it Mean for Paper?

WASTE NOT - As the global recycling industry responds to political, financial and environmental factors, and as consumers become more aware of the sustainability issues facing society today — what should we be thinking about? I’ve put together my top three takeaways, especially as it relates to the paper market.

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Hotel-Beverage Giant Project Makes Machu Picchu Pueblo First Zero-Waste City in Latin America
Hotel-Beverage Giant Project Makes Machu Picchu Pueblo First Zero-Waste City in Latin America

WASTE NOT - Having recently highlighted the importance and impacts of healthy ecosystems on tourism, as well as the role travel companies and their customers must play in preserving our global destinations, we love this story about two companies doing just that in Peru.

Inspiring Travelers to Help Preserve Beloved Destinations — While We Still Can
Inspiring Travelers to Help Preserve Beloved Destinations — While We Still Can

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - Travel and tourism can bring us a billion opportunities to make the world a better and more sustainable place — or a billion disasters, if we do not manage it properly.

Microsoft Increases Carbon Fee, Doubles Down on AI for Sustainability
Microsoft Increases Carbon Fee, Doubles Down on AI for Sustainability

CLEANTECH - Informed by new research from PwC UK that shows AI can boost global GDP by up to 4.4% and reduce emissions by 4% by 2030, Microsoft commits to a tech-first approach to drive progress across operations, products, customers and data science.

Quantis Guidance Ushers in New Era for Industry Land Use, Forestry
Quantis Guidance Ushers in New Era for Industry Land Use,  Forestry

COLLABORATION - More than 40 organizations banded together to develop a solution to a major challenge: how to effectively and reliably account for GHG impacts from land and land-use change to prevent deforestation and promote soil restoration.

Forum for the Future Presents Fatty, Oily Challenge to Global Food, Ag Value Chain
Forum for the Future Presents Fatty, Oily Challenge to Global Food, Ag Value Chain

COLLABORATION - Building on the work of Protein Challenge 2040 and Feed Compass, this three-year, global initiative is focused on accelerating the sustainable production and use of edible fats and oils.

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With 2030 Roadmap, Pernod Ricard Offers More Ways to Wet Your Whistle Responsibly
With 2030 Roadmap, Pernod Ricard Offers More Ways to Wet Your Whistle Responsibly

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - Today, the beverage giant releases a new. comprehensive sustainability framework, alongside a set of 2030 goals. It joins many of its industry peers in establishing strategies with clearly defined goals and science-based targets.

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