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Sailing Legends Empowering Youth with Lessons in Climate Action
Sailing Legends Empowering Youth with Lessons in Climate Action

MARKETING AND COMMS - British Olympians Sir Ben Ainslie and Hannah Mills have created calls to action for young people, with a special focus on marine efforts, as part of a program to educate children ages 8-18 on the complexities of climate change and how to take meaningful action.

Eastern Innovators Showing Feasibility of Circular Social Enterprises
Eastern Innovators Showing Feasibility of Circular Social Enterprises

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Southeast Asia and the Middle East are emerging as incubators for plastic-diversion innovations; and beyond putting a dent in plastic pollution, they are helping reduce poverty and making a circular economy the wave of the present.

Apparel Brands Urged to Understand, Disclose Water Risks
Apparel Brands Urged to Understand, Disclose Water Risks

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - A new report from Planet Tracker analyzed nearly 4K filings from 29 major apparel brands and found them worryingly dry.

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.

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Circular, Regenerative Innovations Advance in Big Food Redesign Challenge
Circular, Regenerative Innovations Advance in Big Food Redesign Challenge

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Cactus cookies, banana-peel snacks, wrinkled-pea pasta are contenders in the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Challenge for companies to design new products — or redesign existing ones — using circular principles that help address climate change and regenerate nature.

Report Highlights Sustainability Language Barrier Between Business, Consumers
Report Highlights Sustainability Language Barrier Between Business, Consumers

MARKETING AND COMMS - “This puts the onus firmly on brands to properly educate consumers so that awareness and understanding of major climate-related terms are increased across the board.” — Paul Flatters, founder/CEO, Trajectory

Analysis of US Utilities Reveals Inconsistent Climate-Policy Advocacy
Analysis of US Utilities Reveals Inconsistent Climate-Policy Advocacy

WALKING THE TALK - A new benchmark analysis of 12 of the largest US electric utility companies finds significant inconsistencies between utilities’ public climate commitments and their direct and indirect climate lobbying practices.

Early Adopters Share Insights from Piloting Science-Based Targets for Nature
Early Adopters Share Insights from Piloting Science-Based Targets for Nature

NEW METRICS - Pilot companies say the newfound understanding of their impacts and dependencies on nature is helping change mindsets internally regarding the urgency of meaningful action.

How Stonyfield Organic and Regrow Are Building a Resilient Dairy Industry
How Stonyfield Organic and Regrow Are Building a Resilient Dairy Industry

SUPPLY CHAIN - The two have partnered to help Stonyfield build out a program aligned with its science-based climate targets that empowers its farmers with actionable insights to bolster emission-reduction and carbon-sequestration efforts.

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New LEGO Initiatives Fostering Empathic Learning, Brick Circularity
New LEGO Initiatives Fostering Empathic Learning, Brick Circularity

WALKING THE TALK - In the US, LEGO’s ‘Community Builders Challenge’ builds on Comic Relief US’s Red Nose Day in School program; while it brings its LEGO Replay brick take-back program to the UK.

Driving Sustainable Growth Through Brand-Led Culture Change
Driving Sustainable Growth Through Brand-Led Culture Change

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - Building a culture of sustainable living can only be achieved when brands and consumers align their efforts and take action together on the most impactful behaviors.

This App Could Be Key to Securing Fisher Livelihoods, Restoring Fish Stocks
This App Could Be Key to Securing Fisher Livelihoods, Restoring Fish Stocks

SUPPLY CHAIN - Abalobi's easily scalable app enables traceability previously unseen in small-scale fisheries and connects fishers directly with buyers — reducing dependency on middlemen, resulting in fairer prices and ethical produce for consumers.

Parts of Future Fords Could Be Made from Olive Waste
Parts of Future Fords Could Be Made from Olive Waste

WASTE NOT - Ford engineers are conducting trials on parts made from 40% olive tree fibers and 60% recycled plastic — which is heated and injection-molded into the shape of the selected part.

Ecology Meets Circular Economy at Maryland's Bioenergy Center
Ecology Meets Circular Economy at Maryland's Bioenergy Center

CLEANTECH - By recycling organics, producing renewable natural gas, and yielding nutrient-rich soil amendments, it exemplifies a harmonious relationship between environmental responsibility and economic growth.

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Latin Americans Are Embracing Plant-Based Foods — a Growing Opportunity for Investment
Latin Americans Are Embracing Plant-Based Foods — a Growing Opportunity for Investment

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Food investors and entrepreneurs would do well to mark the major focus on plant-based protein innovation happening for our neighbors to the South.

In the Pursuit of Sustainability, Silence Is Not Golden
In the Pursuit of Sustainability, Silence Is Not Golden

MARKETING AND COMMS - We caught up with TrusTrace co-founder and CEO Shameek Ghosh to discuss companies’ tendency to ‘greenhush’ to avoid scrutiny around sustainability and his advice for overwhelmed retailers.

Will the Fashion Industry Come Clean on the Data Point That Matters Most for Circularity?
Will the Fashion Industry Come Clean on the Data Point That Matters Most for Circularity?

WASTE NOT - With 'Speak Volumes,' we aim to draw awareness to overproduction and create a more just distribution of responsibility for fashion waste clean-up — which builds on our overall goal of promoting a shift towards a justice-led, circular fashion economy.

Alliance of CEO Climate Leaders: 10 Measures to Close the Emissions-Reduction Gap
Alliance of CEO Climate Leaders: 10 Measures to Close the Emissions-Reduction Gap

THE NEXT ECONOMY - New WEF report finds a 600-gigaton gap in national emissions-reduction ambitions and policies that must be closed to keep 1.5°C target alive, and outlines 10 ways for businesses and governments to accelerate decarbonization and close this gap.

Vivobarefoot & Balena Take Next Step Toward Regenerative Barefootwear
Vivobarefoot & Balena Take Next Step Toward Regenerative Barefootwear

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - The footwear manufacturer and material-science company aim to deliver the world’s first 3D-printed, made-to-measure footwear that is fully compostable.

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Promising Proteins Could Solve Many Food-Related Issues, If We Let Them
Promising Proteins Could Solve Many Food-Related Issues, If We Let Them

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - 2 new studies examine the potential of edible insects and mycelium to boost both human and planetary health, and the barriers and systemic issues that must be overcome to realize that potential.

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