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Renewables May Be Booming; But Shifting from Fossil Fuels Is Being Hindered By …
Renewables May Be Booming; But Shifting from Fossil Fuels Is Being Hindered By …

CLEANTECH - Projects that could generate more than 1TW of renewable energy are still waiting to be constructed and connected to the grid in all parts of the world, due to delays in permitting and a lack of investment in grid infrastructure.

Carbon Capture and Storage: Distraction, Solution or Both?
Carbon Capture and Storage: Distraction, Solution or Both?

THE NEXT ECONOMY - CCS proponents argue it can offset emissions from hard-to-abate sectors such as energy and heavy industry; while opponents fear it could further the status quo and distract from the need for real emissions reductions.

Draft Treaty on Ending Plastics Pollution Inches Forward After Paris Negotiations
Draft Treaty on Ending Plastics Pollution Inches Forward After Paris Negotiations

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Despite procedural hiccups and ongoing debates on key issues, a first draft of a treaty will be ready for the next INC meeting in Nairobi later this year.

Challenges in the Evolving Organic-Waste Landscape
Challenges in the Evolving Organic-Waste Landscape

WASTE NOT - It will take a culture change for consumers to join the food-waste recycling movement; but the good news is, it’s underway at the production and manufacturing level.

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Finding Potential in Peers: The Importance of Pre-Competitive Partnerships
Finding Potential in Peers: The Importance of Pre-Competitive Partnerships

FROM PURPOSE TO ACTION: BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE TOGETHER - Industry leaders are forming pre-competitive pacts and deals to build ecosystems that support a circular economy or a net-zero roadmap. Here are three areas where pre-competitive partnerships can deliver material impact.

There May Finally Be Hope for Environmental and Climate Justice. Can We Capitalize on It?
There May Finally Be Hope for Environmental and Climate Justice. Can We Capitalize on It?

CLEANTECH - This work is vast. But success would build a more inclusive, just and sustainable economy and society — shaped by our shared opportunities rather than our risks, by prosperity rather than poverty, of positivity over negativity.

Anti-ESG Rhetoric in US Unaligned with Public’s Views on Business Imperative for Action
Anti-ESG Rhetoric in US Unaligned with Public’s Views on Business Imperative for Action

MARKETING AND COMMS - Two-thirds of US adults surveyed want companies to continue environmental, social, governance action; more than half have positive view of the term.

Data-Driven Tools Are Helping Brands Address Uyghur Forced Labor in Their Supply Chains
Data-Driven Tools Are Helping Brands Address Uyghur Forced Labor in Their Supply Chains

SUPPLY CHAIN - Too many brands have long taken a lackadaisical approach to ensuring their supply chains are free of forced labor risk. That is no longer an option if they intend to walk their ethical talk.

US States Cracking Down on Toxic Chemicals in Processed Food, Cosmetics
US States Cracking Down on Toxic Chemicals in Processed Food, Cosmetics

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - California and Washington are the latest states to attempt to fill gaps in public-health safeguards, thanks to a lack of federal protections against certain commonly used chemicals.

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60+ Innovators Against Plastic Pollution Call for Pragmatic, Inclusive Global Plastics Treaty
60+ Innovators Against Plastic Pollution Call for Pragmatic, Inclusive Global Plastics Treaty

COLLABORATION - rePurpose Global, The Ocean Cleanup launch alliance of leading plastic-waste solutionists dedicated to empowering balanced and informed policymaking.

A Circular Economy Will Create Millions of Good Jobs; But Study Reveals Global North Bias
A Circular Economy Will Create Millions of Good Jobs; But Study Reveals Global North Bias

THE NEXT ECONOMY - A new report finds that only a handful of studies have examined whether and how a circular economy can alleviate poverty and benefit vulnerable communities in low-income countries.

Supply Chains Must Be a Key Focus of ESG Strategies — Here’s How to Stay Ahead of the Risk
Supply Chains Must Be a Key Focus of ESG Strategies — Here’s How to Stay Ahead of the Risk

SUPPLY CHAIN - A recent webinar took a deep dive into building a strategy that makes both business and compliance sense.

PFAS-Removal Solutions for Consumer Products Show Promise But Remain Costly
PFAS-Removal Solutions for Consumer Products Show Promise But Remain Costly

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - In light of new EPA guidance and increased consumer awareness, remediation strategies for the so-called ‘forever chemicals’ are coming under increased scrutiny.

‘Secret Menu’ Reveals the Hidden Human Costs of the Food We Eat
‘Secret Menu’ Reveals the Hidden Human Costs of the Food We Eat

MARKETING AND COMMS - Hundreds of customers who scanned QR codes for restaurant menus across Canada in the past two months likely stumbled on secret menus instead, which revealed the hidden human costs behind popular food items.

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ChemSec Approaches Complex Chemistry Discussions with Collaboration and Humor
ChemSec Approaches Complex Chemistry Discussions with Collaboration and Humor

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - ChemSec works to eliminate toxic chemicals in products by engaging with companies and policymakers across cultures, industries and governments; ED Anne-Sofie Bäckar says trust, transparency — and sometimes, keeping things light — are key.

New Study Uses Norway as Test Case for Achieving Circularity, Net Zero by 2040
New Study Uses Norway as Test Case for Achieving Circularity, Net Zero by 2040

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Norway is the first country to scrutinize such a comprehensive scope of plastic sectors, making this study one of the most holistic views of a national plastic system ever presented.

Net-Zero Targets Are a Bare Minimum for the Private Sector
Net-Zero Targets Are a Bare Minimum for the Private Sector

WALKING THE TALK - In an ideal world, companies would be reaching net-zero emissions sooner than 2050 and actively working to eliminate emissions throughout their value chains and beyond to become climate positive.

What a Zombie Apocalypse Can Teach Us About the Fight for Social Justice
What a Zombie Apocalypse Can Teach Us About the Fight for Social Justice

MARKETING AND COMMS - Here are three lessons social-impact leaders can learn from Ellie — the 14-year-old protagonist in “The Last of Us” — for dealing with these increasingly challenging times.

Addressing Fashion’s Footprint at Farm Level Through Verified Sustainability Data
Addressing Fashion’s Footprint at Farm Level Through Verified Sustainability Data

SUPPLY CHAIN - Investing in data and transparency in anticipation of disclosure demands will give brands and retailers greater visibility into their supply chains, so they will be better positioned to weather the changing regulatory landscape.

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Report: People in US More Concerned Over Climate Than Ever
Report: People in US More Concerned Over Climate Than Ever

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Yale’s latest ‘Climate Change in the American Mind’ report reveals respondents’ feelings about climate change and the role of business and government in driving meaningful action — beginning with a transition to clean energy.

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