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Bayer Pledges to Help Tackle Global Water Crisis, End Malnutrition
Bayer Pledges to Help Tackle Global Water Crisis, End Malnutrition

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - The pharmaceutical and biotech giant is throwing its might behind two of our most pressing challenges by improving access to clean water and reducing water use in agriculture and its operations; and expanding its Nutrient Gap Initiative to include both food and supplements.

Mixed-Income, Net-Zero Community Under Development in Michigan
Mixed-Income, Net-Zero Community Under Development in Michigan

THE NEXT ECONOMY - THRIVE Collaborative designed Veridian from an honest look at what is actually required for a housing community to achieve net-zero goals.

Biomimicry 3.8, Interface Demystify the Path to Regenerative Business
Biomimicry 3.8, Interface Demystify the Path to Regenerative Business

WALKING THE TALK - In this first post of a series on how businesses can move beyond sustainable to regenerative, B3.8 and Interface outline an accessible, 4-step framework that is flexible enough for any organization to follow but robust enough to generate the breakthrough innovations that our planet demands.

Natural Rubber Production Driving Responsible Forestry
Natural Rubber Production Driving Responsible Forestry

SUPPLY CHAIN - Many natural rubber users cannot claim that their rubber is sourced responsibly due to the highly fragmented market at the top of the supply chain. But a growing number of brands are using their influence to change that.

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Glovo Impact Fund to Direct €5M Toward Socio-Environmental Challenges by End of 2023
Glovo Impact Fund to Direct €5M Toward Socio-Environmental Challenges by End of 2023

WALKING THE TALK - A small amount from each Glovo order will now support local communities, climate-action initiatives, help in digitalization of small businesses, close the gender gap in tech and provide upskilling programs for couriers.

NZAOA Updates Protocols to Provide Clearer Path to Portfolio Decarbonization
NZAOA Updates Protocols to Provide Clearer Path to Portfolio Decarbonization

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - Investment portfolio emissions make up the lion’s share of an asset owner’s footprint. The Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance’s newest Protocol aims to fight inertia in pro-climate financing and get investor portfolios in line with science by 2050.

Algae May Be a ‘Brilliant’ Solution for Capturing Carbon at Gigaton Scale
Algae May Be a ‘Brilliant’ Solution for Capturing Carbon at Gigaton Scale

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - By controlling and replicating natural processes, Brilliant Planet’s technology can permanently sequester CO2 from the air while also deacidifying the ocean.

The Power of $7M: How Companies Can Make a Lasting Impact with Their Super Bowl Ad Budget
The Power of $7M: How Companies Can Make a Lasting Impact with Their Super Bowl Ad Budget

MARKETING AND COMMS - Directing $7M to improving lives instead of selling products sends a powerful message of hope and generosity to millions of Super Bowl fans.

Stok Highlights 5 Key Priorities in the Evolution of the Workplace
Stok Highlights 5 Key Priorities in the Evolution of the Workplace

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - Industry leaders provide guidance for prioritizing changes to your organization’s real estate and workplace strategy to maximize employee productivity, retention and wellbeing.

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Unlocking the Power of Tax to Drive Climate Action
Unlocking the Power of Tax to Drive Climate Action

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - Global government action must accelerate to ensure the ‘polluter pays’ principle is enacted. In turn, businesses and citizens will be compelled to consider the cost of carbon-intensive goods.

Brand-Led Culture Change Key to a Flourishing Future
Brand-Led Culture Change Key to a Flourishing Future

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - By prioritizing bold business imperatives and meeting deep human needs, brands can transform themselves into the leaders of a new, regenerative economy. But these initiatives cannot thrive in a closed system of communication.

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.

A Sustainable Future Requires Healthy Animals
A Sustainable Future Requires Healthy Animals

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - The FAO estimates livestock emissions could fall by 30% through wider adoption of existing technologies and best practices in animal health and husbandry. Only by taking a holistic food-systems approach that includes sustainable livestock can we make meaningful progress toward Sustainable Development Goals around hunger, poverty and climate action.

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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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.

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.

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.

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2 New Funds Show Companies, Investors Putting Money Where Their Mouths Are on Biodiversity Commitments
2 New Funds Show Companies, Investors Putting Money Where Their Mouths Are on Biodiversity Commitments

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - With a fresh spotlight on the critical role of biodiversity in the health of the planet, climate and economy, two ambitious new funds aim to mobilize millions in resources to scale on-the-ground, nature-preservation and -regeneration projects and nature-based climate solutions around the world.

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