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Tourism Shaped by 'Unseen' Communities Surfaces Unheard Stories, Infuses Capital Into Destinations
Tourism Shaped by 'Unseen' Communities Surfaces Unheard Stories, Infuses Capital Into Destinations

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Instead of the traditional approach of shielding tourists from places' 'messy' parts, more travel-focused social enterprises are working with marginalized communities to introduce tourists to their destination’s complex fabric.

Sky to Boost 5 More Behavior-Changing Startups with £2M Ad Push
Sky to Boost 5 More Behavior-Changing Startups with £2M Ad Push

MARKETING AND COMMS - Now in its third consecutive year, the Sky Zero Footprint Fund fosters the power of TV advertising to tackle climate change through campaigns that drive sustainable behavior change.

Waste Is Only Waste If We Waste It: Demystifying Anaerobic Digestion
Waste Is Only Waste If We Waste It: Demystifying Anaerobic Digestion

CLEANTECH - The benefits of anaerobic digestion for recycling various kinds of organic farm waste are far-reaching — including waste management, renewable energy generation, GHG reduction, economic advantages and agricultural sustainability.

Researchers Upcycling Kale, Plastic Waste Into Personal Care, Pharmaceutical Ingredients
Researchers Upcycling Kale, Plastic Waste Into Personal Care, Pharmaceutical Ingredients

WASTE NOT - Savvy scientists from Scotland and Singapore have developed sustainable ways to breathe new life into vegetable and plastic waste, as well as local manufacturing.

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In Response to Uyghur Forced Labor Scrutiny, Supply Chains Are Becoming More Opaque
In Response to Uyghur Forced Labor Scrutiny, Supply Chains Are Becoming More Opaque

SUPPLY CHAIN - Since the passage of the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act in 2022, which banned US imports from companies linked to it, solar-industry sourcing is becoming 'less transparent.' Now, the results of inaction are affecting suppliers for car batteries and printers.

Starbucks Expands ‘100% Reusables’ Tests in Bid to Sink Disposable Cup Waste
Starbucks Expands ‘100% Reusables’ Tests in Bid to Sink Disposable Cup Waste

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - Since 2021, Starbucks has been testing the 100% reusables model across more than 25 markets. With most of its beverages enjoyed on the go, the company continues to test and learn how to best encourage customers to embrace reusables.

Free, Open-Source Recycling Ecosystem Is Making Plastic ‘Precious’
Free, Open-Source Recycling Ecosystem Is Making Plastic ‘Precious’

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Precious Plastic is all about democratizing circularity. And it’s enabling a new form of craftsmanship: One in which anyone, anywhere, can start a small business recycling and making new products from plastic waste.

Could Coastal Carbon Capture Clean Up Atmospheric Carbon at Gigaton Scale?
Could Coastal Carbon Capture Clean Up Atmospheric Carbon at Gigaton Scale?

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Vesta is accelerating natural processes using carbon-removing olivine sand to promote coastal resilience, advance ocean uptake and storage of carbon dioxide, and reduce ocean acidity.

Landmark Report Sets Out 7 Steps for Embedding Nature, Equity Goals into Global Financial Activity
Landmark Report Sets Out 7 Steps for Embedding Nature, Equity Goals into Global Financial Activity

THE NEXT ECONOMY - The Taskforce on Nature Markets asserts an unprecedented shift towards accurately pricing nature in global markets must occur to deliver on nature, climate and equity goals.

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How Food Companies Are Incentivizing Suppliers to Rein in GHGs
How Food Companies Are Incentivizing Suppliers to Rein in GHGs

SUPPLY CHAIN - A new report from WWF examines the efficacy of rewards for climate-smart on-farm practices in getting suppliers’ help in eliminating Scope 3 emissions.

Beyond Recycling: Report Highlights Need for Circular Approach to Critical Raw Materials
Beyond Recycling: Report Highlights Need for Circular Approach to Critical Raw Materials

THE NEXT ECONOMY - The report from CISL's Corporate Leaders Group showcases the challenges, opportunities and business best practices of embracing more circular practices in CRM use through case studies from Ball, Volvo Cars and more.

‘Big Build’ Brings Mars Closer to Goal of Restoring 1M Corals Worldwide by End of 2023
‘Big Build’ Brings Mars Closer to Goal of Restoring 1M Corals Worldwide by End of 2023

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - The massive coral-restoration project took place in the Spermonde Archipelago, Indonesia — in the world’s most biologically complex marine ecosystem in the Coral Triangle — alongside Indonesian community partners.

Royal Society of Chemistry Task Force Aims to Make Liquid Polymers ‘Benign by Design’
Royal Society of Chemistry Task Force Aims to Make Liquid Polymers ‘Benign by Design’

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - The Sustainable Polymers in Liquid Formulation (PLFs) Task Force will collaborate to innovate throughout the value chain and across sectors including cosmetics, water treatments, lubricants and agricultural products.

Advanced Livestock Genetics Are Making Protein Production More Sustainable
Advanced Livestock Genetics Are Making Protein Production More Sustainable

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Historically, corporate carbon-reduction strategies haven't looked to genetic innovations as a viable Scope 3 reduction opportunity; but it is one of the most important considerations for improving the sustainability of livestock production.

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Beyond Bioplastics: Agricultural Waste Streams Becoming Next-Gen Packaging Materials
Beyond Bioplastics: Agricultural Waste Streams Becoming Next-Gen Packaging Materials

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - By upcycling agricultural waste, these three startups are replacing plastic with a new wave of packaging materials that ‘make no compromises along the supply chain.’

The Problem with Hiding from ‘Anti-Woke’ Crusaders
The Problem with Hiding from ‘Anti-Woke’ Crusaders

MARKETING AND COMMS - Anti-ESG agitators are telling a story that’s both inaccurate and bad for business. And silence won’t deter further attacks — though it certainly could compromise long-term brand value.

Connected Construction a Promising Way to Reduce Impacts of the Built Environment
Connected Construction a Promising Way to Reduce Impacts of the Built Environment

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Constructing a sustainable built environment requires more than efficient design, equipment and materials — but processes and workflows that say exactly where and how these assets combine to streamline processes as much as possible.

Fashion for Good, adidas, Inditex, Target, Zalando Launch Circular Footwear Pilot
Fashion for Good, adidas, Inditex, Target, Zalando Launch Circular Footwear Pilot

COLLABORATION - Fashion for Good and its four brand partners have joined forces with footwear-recycling innovator FastFeetGrinded to support the scaling of recycled content in footwear.

New Booking.com API Highlights Properties’ Sustainability Credentials
New Booking.com API Highlights Properties’ Sustainability Credentials

MARKETING AND COMMS - In partnering with enterprise software startup BeCause, Booking.com can now automate the managing and updating of information about properties’ sustainability certifications and features.

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Congratulations! We’ve Marked Our First Plastic Overshoot Day
Congratulations! We’ve Marked Our First Plastic Overshoot Day

WASTE NOT - July 28, 2023 marks the point when plastic produced surpasses the planet’s capacity to manage it. By tracking this date, we can more clearly understand the problem; and hold governments, businesses and individuals to account for their role in it.

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