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The Many Benefits of This Cacao-Fruit Chocolate Make It Even Sweeter
The Many Benefits of This Cacao-Fruit Chocolate Make It Even Sweeter

WASTE NOT - Researchers at ETH Zurich have teamed up with the food industry to produce a whole-fruit variety of chocolate that is not only more nutritious, it’s more beneficial for farmers and the environment.

Report: High Seas Treaty Offers Historic Opportunity for Climate Adaptation
Report: High Seas Treaty Offers Historic Opportunity for Climate Adaptation

THE NEXT ECONOMY - In a new paper, scientists detail how the soon-to-be-ratified Treaty can help protect marine species as climate change continues to warm the oceans.

Turning the Tide: A Startup’s Mission to Restore Balance to Coastal Ecosystems
Turning the Tide: A Startup’s Mission to Restore Balance to Coastal Ecosystems

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Thalasso’s technology harvests invasive sargassum seaweed, while its micro-biorefineries turn the ecosystem-disrupting material into a circular-economic revenue generator for affected communities.

Tourism Has Rebounded Post Pandemic, But Inclusivity Challenges Remain
Tourism Has Rebounded Post Pandemic, But Inclusivity Challenges Remain

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Developing economies — which account for 52 out of 71 economies improving since 2019 — are making strides, but significant investment is needed to bridge gaps and increase market share.

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Could GMOs Increase Global Food Security in a Changing Climate?
Could GMOs Increase Global Food Security in a Changing Climate?

SUPPLY CHAIN - While there are still unknowns regarding the long-term ecosystem impacts of genetically modified crops, their potential benefits merit another look before climate change takes an irreversible toll on our food system.

Education, Business, Community Initiatives Elevating Young Changemakers
Education, Business, Community Initiatives Elevating Young Changemakers

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - Two rich panel discussions at SB Brand-Led Culture Change featured insights from organizations across the business landscape on how to maximize impact and opportunities for the next generation of diverse, young talent.

Want to Improve Your Company’s Bottom Line? Talk About Periods
Want to Improve Your Company’s Bottom Line? Talk About Periods

MARKETING AND COMMS - Period shame is rooted in gender inequality. As we continue to work to un correct this, we can catalyze public-private partnerships that positively impact menstrual health and girls’ self-esteem while driving economic benefits.

New Guide Outlines 7 Principles for Partnering with Frontline Communities
New Guide Outlines 7 Principles for Partnering with Frontline Communities

SUPPLY CHAIN - The Business Guide to Advancing Climate Justice grounds its principles in the experiences of the communities most affected by climate change to empower businesses to prioritize regenerative practices and social responsibility.

Is Bipartisan Climate Policy Possible in the US?
Is Bipartisan Climate Policy Possible in the US?

THE NEXT ECONOMY - The reality of climate change’s existence is not the debate that voters are interested in anymore: They have experienced it firsthand and care about solutions.

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As Droughts Zap South America’s Hydroelectric Energy, What Can Be Done?
As Droughts Zap South America’s Hydroelectric Energy, What Can Be Done?

THE NEXT ECONOMY - As our climate systems become more erratic, clean sources of energy will become ever more precious; and scaling and diversifying sustainable ways to harness it will be key to our survival.

Could Lab-Grown, Hybrid Foods Be the Future of Sustainable Protein?
Could Lab-Grown, Hybrid Foods Be the Future of Sustainable Protein?

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - While the plant-based protein industry deals with growing pains, cultivated meats — and even a combination of the two — are waiting in the wings to help future-proof our food system.

New WWF Tool Tackles Upstream Food Loss in Supply Chains
New WWF Tool Tackles Upstream Food Loss in Supply Chains

WASTE NOT - The tool provides actionable insights for food growers and buyers to map their current loss levels at the farm and develop new channels to utilize more of what is grown.

Industry Working to Make Chocolate Production Sweeter for Cocoa Farmers
Industry Working to Make Chocolate Production Sweeter for Cocoa Farmers

SUPPLY CHAIN - Waitrose is the latest retailer to partner with Tony’s Open Chain — a Tony’s Chocolonely initiative to end exploitation in the industry; while the World Cocoa Foundation launches a methodology for measuring household income and living incomes for farmers.

Is It Time for Old Solutions to New Problems?
Is It Time for Old Solutions to New Problems?

THE NEXT ECONOMY - It’s clear we need a fundamental shift in how we perceive and manage our finite resources. But as more and more businesses shift away from profit at all costs to profit with purpose, hopefully we will all soon 'share more, waste less.'

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New Ways of Catching, Producing Seafood Could Boost Health of Aquatic Ecosystems
New Ways of Catching, Producing Seafood Could Boost Health of Aquatic Ecosystems

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - More conscientious catch methods and the rise of cultivated seafood could help take the pressure off of overfished marine ecosystems — whose health is critical for planetary health.

‘More Than a Background’ Campaign Highlights Challenges for Second-Chance Workers
‘More Than a Background’ Campaign Highlights Challenges for Second-Chance Workers

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - The campaign from the Center for Employment Opportunities calls out the barriers justice-impacted people face in obtaining employment as a result of overreliance on background checks.

Direct Sourcing, Community Development Paving Paths to Sustainable Chocolate
Direct Sourcing, Community Development Paving Paths to Sustainable Chocolate

SUPPLY CHAIN - With major markets passing environmental and human rights due-diligence requirements, sustainable commodity sourcing may soon no longer be optional — and brands that have invested and built relationships with farmers will be the winners.

Leading the Way: 4 Women Inspiring Inclusion in STEM
Leading the Way: 4 Women Inspiring Inclusion in STEM

FROM PURPOSE TO ACTION: BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE TOGETHER - In celebration of Women’s History Month, we spoke to four women at Dow who recognize the importance of continuing to drive inclusion, diversity and equity as we advance the materials-science industry.

Why Working with Social Innovators Advancing Racial, Ethnic Equity Is Smart Business
Why Working with Social Innovators Advancing Racial, Ethnic Equity Is Smart Business

WALKING THE TALK - New Schwab Foundation research provides scalable lessons on how to drive value creation by addressing systemic socioeconomic exclusion at the local and global levels.

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5th Annual Chocolate Scorecard Paints Bittersweet Picture of the Industry
5th Annual Chocolate Scorecard Paints Bittersweet Picture of the Industry

SUPPLY CHAIN - The Scorecard — which evaluates global chocolate manufacturers, brands and retailers on social and environmental criteria in seven areas — helps consumers make ethical purchasing decisions and incentivizes companies to improve their performance in these areas.

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