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National Coalition Launches Community- and Equity-Driven '30x30' Agenda for Nature
National Coalition Launches Community- and Equity-Driven '30x30' Agenda for Nature

THE NEXT ECONOMY - The 150-member America the Beautiful for All Coalition brings diverse experiences and perspectives to the frontline fight to save 30 percent of US land, fresh water and ocean by 2030.

Farming More Seaweed Could Be Sustainable Way Forward for Food, Feed, Fuel
Farming More Seaweed Could Be Sustainable Way Forward for Food, Feed, Fuel

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Seaweed has great potential as a superfood and a building block for products including plastics, fibers and fuel. Expanding seaweed farming could help reduce demand for crops on land and global GHGs from agriculture by up to 2.6B tonnes of CO2e per year.

Could These Experimental Innovations Help Save Arctic Sea Ice?
Could These Experimental Innovations Help Save Arctic Sea Ice?

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Existing approaches to mitigating climate change and Arctic ice melt are proceeding too slowly. Therefore, scientists and innovators are crafting creative, unconventional ways to preserve and restore Arctic ice — here are two wildly different approaches being tested.

Purposeful Policy: How Governments at All Levels Everywhere Can Accelerate the Purpose Economy
Purposeful Policy: How Governments at All Levels Everywhere Can Accelerate the Purpose Economy

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Policymakers everywhere now have a blueprint — and role models — for purposeful policy to better align corporate behaviour with public interest and to create allies for the work that lies ahead.

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Jackson Family Wines Partners to Advance Industry Opportunities for Students of Color
Jackson Family Wines Partners to Advance Industry Opportunities for Students of Color

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - JFW has become a key partner in the Urban Grape’s Wine Studies Award for Students of Color program — which uses a three-pronged approach of education, work experience and mentorship to increase DEI in the wine & spirits industry.

Study: CSOs Committed to Decarbonization But Skittish About Offsetting
Study: CSOs Committed to Decarbonization But Skittish About Offsetting

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Carbon management is top priority for Chief Sustainability Officers; but many are stymied by uncertainty around the most impactful strategies. Here, South Pole adds context and insight to the debate.

BIER Guides Beverage Companies on Water Circularity
BIER Guides Beverage Companies on Water Circularity

WASTE NOT - The Guide provides easy-to-follow processes, as well as important considerations when pivoting focus from on-site techniques to off-site circularity endeavors.

Davos 2023: 5 Takeaways for Companies Engaged in the Climate Fight
Davos 2023: 5 Takeaways for Companies Engaged in the Climate Fight

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - Promising developments in expanding the blue economy, philanthropy for climate action, and heavy industry net-zero commitments were among hopeful highlights from the annual gathering.

Forget Crypto: How Blockchain Helps Enhance Supply Chain Sustainability, Transparency
Forget Crypto: How Blockchain Helps Enhance Supply Chain Sustainability, Transparency

SUPPLY CHAIN - Until recently, brands have had very little visibility into what’s happening at the farthest reaches of their supply chains. Immutable blockchain data has begun to play a central role in helping companies ensure compliance and earn trust on the global market.

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WWF Tool Helps Companies, Investors Mitigate Biodiversity Risks Across Their Operations
WWF Tool Helps Companies, Investors Mitigate Biodiversity Risks Across Their Operations

THE NEXT ECONOMY - The tool includes over 50 biodiversity-relevant data layers that collectively provide a global, holistic picture of nature-related risk — the first-ever platform that brings together such a diverse range of data specifically for the purpose of analyzing biodiversity-related risks to corporates and investors.

Basecamp Research Helping Expand Global Access to Safe, Natural Chemicals and Proteins
Basecamp Research Helping Expand Global Access to Safe, Natural Chemicals and Proteins

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - With a goal of phasing out toxic and forever chemicals in consumer products, the UK-based biotech startup is spearheading the ethical, equitable discovery and utilization of the safe, effective chemicals and proteins waiting to be found in nature and developed for human use and benefit.

Will Mill Be a Game-Changing Solution to Home Food Waste?
Will Mill Be a Game-Changing Solution to Home Food Waste?

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - The Mill system offers a practical, circular solution for reducing home food waste and the resulting, climate-changing greenhouse gases — with minimal effort on the part of users.

Driving Responsible Forestry at Scale: An Interview with P&G Forester Chris Reeves
Driving Responsible Forestry at Scale: An Interview with P&G Forester Chris Reeves

SUPPLY CHAIN - As a purchaser of wood pulp for its Bounty and Charmin brands, Procter & Gamble has an influence on driving responsible forest practices for its suppliers. But P&G needs help driving scale — more companies must make good on responsible sourcing commitments to meet the needs of the market, as well as a fragile natural world.

Trending: Reports Call for Fashion to End Its Wicked Ways
Trending: Reports Call for Fashion to End Its Wicked Ways

SUPPLY CHAIN - New reports by Zero Waste Europe and Planet Tracker slam the industry for piecemeal attempts at sustainability and circularity; where it fails to adopt more holistic approaches and take greater responsibility for environmental and social issues, investors must help move the needle.

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Faroe Islands ‘Preservolution’ Strategy Prioritizes Sustainability, Engages Local Residents
Faroe Islands ‘Preservolution’ Strategy Prioritizes Sustainability, Engages Local Residents

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Visit Faroe Islands’ innovative strategy and annual ‘Closed for Maintenance’ voluntourism program illustrate the destination’s dual commitment to both promotion and the sustainable development. Lacking relevant legislation, VFI uses tourism to support sustainable development on a broader scale.

Bulleit Frontier Whiskey, American Forests Advancing Tree Equity in Communities Across the US
Bulleit Frontier Whiskey, American Forests Advancing Tree Equity in Communities Across the US

WALKING THE TALK - After meeting their goal to plant 1M trees three years early, Bulleit and American Forests are now focused on improving tree equity in communities that need it most — starting with two in Houston, Texas ravaged by Hurricane Harvey.

PDX Redesign Supports Local Communities, Forests and Biodiversity Through Supply Chain Traceability
PDX Redesign Supports Local Communities, Forests and Biodiversity Through Supply Chain Traceability

SUPPLY CHAIN - The PDXNext redesign of Portland International Airport’s main terminal involved a first-of-its-kind supply chain that supported the regional timber industry; and ensured wood traceability and equitable sourcing from local tribal, private and public landowners’ responsibly managed forests.

Food Donation Improvement Act Brings Measured Change, Opportunity to Reduce US Food Waste
Food Donation Improvement Act Brings Measured Change, Opportunity to Reduce US Food Waste

WASTE NOT - Updated federal guidelines that reduce donor liability could begin to change the conversation around what is acceptable to consumers, especially as much-needed food begins to make its way to those who need it most.

Food vs Pharmaceuticals: New Study Highlights Power of Nutrition Over Pills for Improving Heart Health
Food vs Pharmaceuticals: New Study Highlights Power of Nutrition Over Pills for Improving Heart Health

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Founded by cardiologist Dr. Elizabeth Klodas, Step One Foods is aiming to change the paradigm in the US from treating high cholesterol and heart disease with drugs to the ancient wisdom of using food as medicine.

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3 Leadership Keys to Climate-Tech Success
3 Leadership Keys to Climate-Tech Success

LEADERSHIP - Climate tech alone will not save the world; the people who use it, create it and put it into action play just as crucial a role. For these projects — and the sector as a whole — to succeed, these critical elements of strong leadership are essential.

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