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Relationality in AI: The Missing Link for Regenerative Sustainability
Relationality in AI: The Missing Link for Regenerative Sustainability

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Regenerative sustainability provides a pragmatic foundation to demonstrate caregiving and relationality to people and planet. It shouldn’t be a ‘battle against climate change;’ it should be a ‘relationship we’re working to heal.’

Logitech Boosts Product Circularity, Shares Design Principles with Industry
Logitech Boosts Product Circularity, Shares Design Principles with Industry

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - To drive industry-wide carbon reduction, Logitech is sharing its design principles and tools with any organizations in the consumer-tech industry looking to boost their sustainability efforts.

Think Global, Act Local: Making Sustainability Goals More Approachable
Think Global, Act Local: Making Sustainability Goals More Approachable

WALKING THE TALK - While achieving these goals may not be easy, these practices help break down lofty goals and create coordinated, meaningful change.

Innovating for Impact: The Sustainable Tech Trends to Watch in 2024
Innovating for Impact: The Sustainable Tech Trends to Watch in 2024

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Many companies have embarked on their sustainability journey. In 2024, the challenge will be to prioritize the innovations that add the most impact.

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Increasing Accessibility and Revitalizing Forgotten Devices: Shouldn’t We Be Able to Upgrade Our Laptops?
Increasing Accessibility and Revitalizing Forgotten Devices: Shouldn’t We Be Able to Upgrade Our Laptops?

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Those who regularly partake in upgrade programs will have access to the best possible devices, while partaking in a sustainable business practice that enhances the wellbeing of people and the planet.

Connected Construction a Promising Way to Rein in the Built Environment
Connected Construction a Promising Way to Rein in the Built Environment

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Constructing a sustainable built environment requires more than efficient design, equipment and materials — but processes and workflows that say exactly where and how these assets combine to streamline processes as much as possible.

Mobile Industry Eyes 5B ‘Dormant’ Phones Sitting in Desk Drawers for Reuse or Recycling
Mobile Industry Eyes 5B ‘Dormant’ Phones Sitting in Desk Drawers for Reuse or Recycling

THE NEXT ECONOMY - The GSMA estimates that if properly recycled, 5B mobile phones could recover US$8B worth of gold, palladium, silver, copper, rare earth elements and other critical minerals; and enough cobalt for 10M electric car batteries.

Why Being 'Lazy' Could Be Good for the Planet
Why Being 'Lazy' Could Be Good for the Planet

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - By automating the small tasks of your day-to-day routine, you are gifted back the time to focus on the most essential and important elements of life while creating much less impact on the planet.

Logitech Partners with iFixit to Advance Circularity Goals
Logitech Partners with iFixit to Advance Circularity Goals

WASTE NOT - Increased ease of repairability will help to reduce e-waste and extend the life of Logitech devices, components and materials.

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L'Oréal, Apple Continue to Cultivate Nature-Based Climate and Biodiversity Solutions
L'Oréal, Apple Continue to Cultivate Nature-Based Climate and Biodiversity Solutions

THE NEXT ECONOMY - The two companies have expanded the scope and scale of their respective nature-focused impact-investment funds.

Apple Products to Include 100% Recycled Cobalt, Rare Earth Metals by 2025
Apple Products to Include 100% Recycled Cobalt, Rare Earth Metals by 2025

WASTE NOT - Accelerated timeline for cobalt and other elements paves new path for key recycled metals in batteries, magnets and circuit boards.

Evolving Our Infrastructure Means the Wire and Cable Industry Must Prioritize Sustainability
Evolving Our Infrastructure Means the Wire and Cable Industry Must Prioritize Sustainability

FROM PURPOSE TO ACTION: BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE TOGETHER - To sustainably support the tremendous global demand for connectivity, collaboration is needed across the value chain to create solutions that enable more information to move faster, with greater protection and safety, using less energy.

Klarna Conscious Badges Offer World’s First Assessment of Electronics Brands' Environmental Achievements
Klarna Conscious Badges Offer World’s First Assessment of Electronics Brands' Environmental Achievements

MARKETING AND COMMS - Badges build on Klarna’s commitment to providing its 150M users with the insights and tools they need to make more informed purchasing decisions and enact positive environmental change.

Panasonic, Samsung Unveil Latest Sustainability Innovations at CES 2023
Panasonic, Samsung Unveil Latest Sustainability Innovations at CES 2023

CLEANTECH - The electronics giants announced a series of innovations including personal-care device recycling, smart home energy-efficiency improvements, and a new laundry cycle and filter designed to eliminate microplastic pollution from synthetic materials.

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Give Greater: The 2022 SB Holiday Gift Guide
Give Greater: The 2022 SB Holiday Gift Guide

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - As always, the goal of our gift guide is to encourage a more conscious approach to gift-giving by highlighting products, services and experiences that create value and benefits beyond short-term gratification for the recipient. Here’s this year’s list of some of the many companies, platforms and products that we’d be happy to support anytime.

E-Waste No More: Fairphone and Framework Show a Better Way Forward for Personal Electronics
E-Waste No More: Fairphone and Framework Show a Better Way Forward for Personal Electronics

WASTE NOT - Recycling, circular industry partnerships and marketplaces for refurbished devices are growing in popularity, but they won’t be a match for the tech industry’s throwaway approach anytime soon. But some smaller, more intrepid brands are proving the validity and demand for longer-lasting, easy-to-repair electronics.

4 Ways the Commercial Real Estate Industry Can Help Address Water Scarcity
4 Ways the Commercial Real Estate Industry Can Help Address Water Scarcity

CLEANTECH - Commercial real estate is the second-largest consumer of publicly supplied water in the US. Imagine if we came together to tackle this problem head on! Here are four recommendations for how property managers and building owners can lead the way.

Carbon Trust Teams Up with Tech Giants to Tackle Climate Impact of Connected Devices
Carbon Trust Teams Up with Tech Giants to Tackle Climate Impact of Connected Devices

COLLABORATION - The group will develop the industry’s first specification for measuring, accounting for and decarbonizing the emissions associated with consumer use of connected devices.

The Hidden Cost of Cryptocurrency and NFTs
The Hidden Cost of Cryptocurrency and NFTs

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - Companies with significant ESG commitments to shareholders will not be able to hold investments in cryptocurrencies or NFTs and still meet their sustainability goals; public companies with these technologies in their portfolios will be responsible for the emissions created by their investments.

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World’s First Robotic Beekeeper on Mission to Repopulate and Protect Global Honeybee Populations
World’s First Robotic Beekeeper on Mission to Repopulate and Protect Global Honeybee Populations

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Israeli startup Beewise is reinventing beekeeping through AI technology and automation, and significantly improving pollination and honey yields with its smart, networked hives.

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