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The Science of Tree Planting: How Data Is Boosting Climate Resilience of Both Cities and Forests
The Science of Tree Planting: How Data Is Boosting Climate Resilience of Both Cities and Forests

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Arbor Day Foundation’s Forest Priority Index and NatureQuant’s NatureScore tool identify where trees are needed most in both rural and urban areas — enabling better planning for addressing climate and human-health risks.

How General Mills Is Collaborating to Scale a Resilient Ag Revolution
How General Mills Is Collaborating to Scale a Resilient Ag Revolution

COLLABORATION - The global foodmaker has joined forces with Regrow Ag to cultivate resilience throughout its agricultural supply chain — and encourages other food companies to follow suit.

We Can’t Let Vogue Words Hinder Climate Action
We Can’t Let Vogue Words Hinder Climate Action

MARKETING AND COMMS - ‘Regenerative’ has become the latest trend — a label that’s stuck on anything as a way of making it sound positive and reassuring. To guarantee genuine progress, we need a universal set of principles underpinning regenerative economics and a standardised way of quantifying success.

Is the Chocolate Industry Ready for Europe’s Strict Due Diligence Requirements?
Is the Chocolate Industry Ready for Europe’s Strict Due Diligence Requirements?

SUPPLY CHAIN - The EU’s mandatory environmental and human rights due diligence laws will require companies, traders and farmers around the world to rethink how they source major commodities. But cacao may be the one to watch to see the impacts of these regulations.

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Nestlé Advances Efforts to Source Key Ingredients Grown with Regenerative Ag Practices
Nestlé Advances Efforts to Source Key Ingredients Grown with Regenerative Ag Practices

SUPPLY CHAIN - The food giant is investing to help US farms in its DIGIORNO wheat and tomato supply chains shift to more holistic agricultural practices.

Industry of All Nations’ Undyed Cotton Initiative Shows Proof of Concept for a More Natural End Product
Industry of All Nations’ Undyed Cotton Initiative Shows Proof of Concept for a More Natural End Product

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - The popularity of the company’s undyed apparel collection proves the business case and consumer demand for more consciously produced, less toxic clothing.

REI Initiative Aims to Put Everyone in the US Within 5 Minutes of Natural Spaces
REI Initiative Aims to Put Everyone in the US Within 5 Minutes of Natural Spaces

COLLABORATION - The US is rich in love of the outdoors but poor in access and infrastructure — especially for communities in dense, urban areas; over 100M people do not have a public park or green space within a 10-minute walk from home.

FootPrint Coalition: Propelling Climate Tech to Create a World of ‘Radical Abundance’
FootPrint Coalition: Propelling Climate Tech to Create a World of ‘Radical Abundance’

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - Robert Downey Jr's FootPrint Coalition is taking a three-pronged approach to boosting environmental science and technology — including a science engine that funds non-traditional innovators, a VC fund for scaling promising solutions, and a media platform that amplifies the innovations.

Could This Circular Textile Put Conventional Leather Out to Pasture?
Could This Circular Textile Put Conventional Leather Out to Pasture?

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Modern Meadow’s Bio-VERA™ is a high-performance, upcycled alternative to traditional bovine leather with significantly lower environmental and supply chain impacts.

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10K Farmers, 18 Countries, 8 Commodities & 4 Ways to Co-Create an Equitable, Sustainable Food System
10K Farmers, 18 Countries, 8 Commodities & 4 Ways to Co-Create an Equitable, Sustainable Food System

SUPPLY CHAIN - For all the time and money spent examining challenges in global agriculture, little is spent understanding farmers’ perspectives. The Small Farmer Atlas is a starting point for companies and policymakers to center the perspectives of small-scale farmers in the design of sustainability and procurement policies.

Report Shows Path to Zero-Emission Passenger Transport with 'More Mobility and Less Mining'
Report Shows Path to Zero-Emission Passenger Transport with 'More Mobility and Less Mining'

CLEANTECH - A new report shows a just pathway to zero-emission urban mobility. Simple changes such as smaller EV batteries can greatly improve resource-use efficiency; but holistically reducing car dependence will be paramount.

New Guide Helps Fashion Brands Take Meaningful, Measurable Action to Protect Nature
New Guide Helps Fashion Brands Take Meaningful, Measurable Action to Protect Nature

WALKING THE TALK - The report provides a critical introduction for the fashion, textile and apparel industry to setting measurable, science-based targets for nature; and will act as a blueprint for other industries to follow suit.

NextWave Focuses on Inclusive, Equitable Strategies to Turn Plastic Pollution Into a Resource
NextWave Focuses on Inclusive, Equitable Strategies to Turn Plastic Pollution Into a Resource

WASTE NOT - The cross-industry collaborative has reached 80% of its goal of diverting 25K MT of ocean-bound plastic by 2025. Now, it is working to ensure that the plastic is sourced with high ethical standards.

50+ CEOs Join Aviation Industry Initiative to Transform Airports into Clean-Energy Hubs
50+ CEOs Join Aviation Industry Initiative to Transform Airports into Clean-Energy Hubs

CLEANTECH - The World Economic Forum’s Airports of Tomorrow initiative seeks to address the energy, infrastructure and financing needs of the transition to a net-zero aviation industry by 2050.

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Carbon Neutral Is Dead; Long Live Nature Positive
Carbon Neutral Is Dead; Long Live Nature Positive

THE NEXT ECONOMY - If we invest in public campaigns for nature positive and brands shout it from the rooftops, we save what was originally valuable about the voluntary carbon market while actually doing what’s right for nature.

Inequality: The Sustainable Business Blind Spot
Inequality: The Sustainable Business Blind Spot

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - Climate change affects everyone but in vastly unequal ways. To address this and drive real, sustainable change, businesses must ensure their sustainability strategies do not exacerbate existing inequalities even further.

Colombian Toy Company Encourages Circular, Co-Creative Model of Play
Colombian Toy Company Encourages Circular, Co-Creative Model of Play

WASTE NOT - Toynovo has created a subscription model for toys that eliminates waste, along with a co-creative approach to play that enhances creative thinking and problem-solving capacities.

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.

Danfoss ‘Smart Store’ Sets New Bar for Energy-Efficient Supermarkets
Danfoss ‘Smart Store’ Sets New Bar for Energy-Efficient Supermarkets

CLEANTECH - The Smart Store — expected to be ~50% more energy efficient than a typical supermarket — will also work as Danfoss’ test center for energy-efficiency technologies.

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3 Steps for Ensuring Complete, Accurate Primary Supply Chain Data
3 Steps for Ensuring Complete, Accurate Primary Supply Chain Data

SUPPLY CHAIN - Primary data is the foundation of a strong sustainability program. This framework will help you effectively and efficiently collect the data you need to map, measure and reduce your supply-chain impacts, and meet reporting requirements.

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