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If Circularity Is Now a Megatrend, Why Does Material Extraction Continue to Rise?
If Circularity Is Now a Megatrend, Why Does Material Extraction Continue to Rise?

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Deloitte and Circle Economy Foundation identify ongoing gaps in circular policies and approaches and outlines a roadmap to unlock capital, implement policy, and unlock skills and human capital needed for a robust circular economy capable of meeting the material challenges of the Anthropocene.

Lab-Grown Coffee: Sustainable Brew of the Future?
Lab-Grown Coffee: Sustainable Brew of the Future?

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - If researchers can bridge the gap in taste between coffee that was cultivated in the field and that cultivated in a lab, it could eventually be a win-win for coffee lovers and biodiversity alike.

Impact Entertainment: Reflecting Climate Issues in the World We Live in
Impact Entertainment: Reflecting Climate Issues in the World We Live in

MARKETING AND COMMS - Good Energy helps writers and other entertainment professionals address the climate crisis with confidence and make climate storytelling a mainstream narrative for all audiences.

What Does the New SEC Climate-Risk Reporting Rule Mean for Brands?
What Does the New SEC Climate-Risk Reporting Rule Mean for Brands?

MARKETING AND COMMS - While the new mandate was scaled back from what was originally proposed, US companies must now prepare to join many markets around the world in the climate-risk disclosure game.

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Startup Using Biomimicry to Break Textile Dyeing Down to Its DNA
Startup Using Biomimicry to Break Textile Dyeing Down to Its DNA

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Colorifix's technology uses DNA sequencing to replicate nature's hues into sustainable pigments, curbing the industry's overreliance on water- and chemical-intensive dyeing processes.

EY: Boards Must Embolden C Suites to Embed Sustainability
EY: Boards Must Embolden C Suites to Embed Sustainability

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - The 2024 EY Europe Long-Term Value and Corporate Governance Survey finds just 24% of EU company leaders understand how ESG priorities will create value; Boards must step up and challenge cooling corporate commitment to sustainability.

3 Ways to Tailor Your Programs to Invest in Girls
3 Ways to Tailor Your Programs to Invest in Girls

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - Here, Shanna Marzilli — President & CEO of Plan International USA — outlines three key areas that every skills-training program should incorporate to build a better, more equal, future working world.

Applegate, innocent Double Down on Commitments to Regenerative Agriculture
Applegate, innocent Double Down on Commitments to Regenerative Agriculture

SUPPLY CHAIN - innocent Drinks adds £1m to its Farmer Innovation Fund to support regenerative fruit & vegetable farming within its supply chain, while Applegate sets to transitioning its entire beef hot dog portfolio to regeneratively grazed beef by 2025.

‘The Value of Values’: Lessons from Tony’s Chocolonely
‘The Value of Values’: Lessons from Tony’s Chocolonely

WALKING THE TALK - The story of impact-driven chocolate maker Tony’s Chocolonely has important lessons for sustainability practitioners — which makes its story even sweeter.

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‘Quantum Nose’ Could Be Key to Sniffing Out Food Waste
‘Quantum Nose’ Could Be Key to Sniffing Out Food Waste

WASTE NOT - The University of Maryland’s NourishNet team has been awarded $5M from the NSF to develop its comprehensive, technology-based approach to tackling food waste and insecurity.

Unilever Launches First UK Regenerative Ag Project for Mint, Mustard
Unilever Launches First UK Regenerative Ag Project for Mint, Mustard

SUPPLY CHAIN - The program will work with farms that grow mustard seeds and mint leaves used in Colman’s products.

Kroger Becomes Latest Retailer to Protect Biodiversity
Kroger Becomes Latest Retailer to Protect Biodiversity

SUPPLY CHAIN - The new policy will protect more pollinators and create a more sustainable produce supply chain; but campaigners say more industrywide action is needed.

Major Companies, Investors Still Blind to Their Role in Deforestation
Major Companies, Investors Still Blind to Their Role in Deforestation

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - Global Canopy’s 10th annual Forest 500 report reveals that, despite some pockets of progress, voluntary private sector action has failed to generate meaningful progress on commodity-driven deforestation.

The Forever Cost of Materials: Considerations for Conscious Designers
The Forever Cost of Materials: Considerations for Conscious Designers

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - By designing with the end in mind and considering durability, construction, recyclability and production, designers who create products with ‘lower-cost’ ingredients bring us one step closer to a circular economy.

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Powering Earth from Space: Can We Solve Our Energy Crisis Without Destroying the Environment?
Powering Earth from Space: Can We Solve Our Energy Crisis Without Destroying the Environment?

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - There is immense potential for sustainable innovation in the ever-growing space economy — in ways that could bring the industry’s own impacts, and an infinite source of solar power, back down to Earth.

B Lab Seeks Input on Updated B Corp Standards
B Lab Seeks Input on Updated B Corp Standards

MARKETING AND COMMS - B Lab has launched a public comment period on new draft standards for B Corp Certification — inviting businesses, civil society and the public to provide feedback through an interactive website.

Lululemon’s Enzymatically Recycled Nylon 6,6 Advancing Circular Fashion
Lululemon’s Enzymatically Recycled Nylon 6,6 Advancing Circular Fashion

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - The brand has partnered with Samsara Eco to extract nylon 6,6 from end-of-life textiles, demonstrating the potential to create a fully circular ecosystem for apparel.

California Wineries Finding Significant Cost, Emission Savings with rPET Wine Bottles
California Wineries Finding Significant Cost, Emission Savings with rPET Wine Bottles

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Amcor is ramping up usage of an industry-standard, 750-ml version of a recycled PET bottle with technology that’s long been in use in smaller formats.

Radical Sustainability Experimentation in Tourism Highlights Challenges, Opportunities
Radical Sustainability Experimentation in Tourism Highlights Challenges, Opportunities

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - “We don’t need everyone to do it perfectly to change the world; we just need double-digit percentages from a heck of a lot of buy-in.” — Natural Habitat Adventures’ Court Whelan

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Relationality in AI: The Missing Link for Regenerative Sustainability
Relationality in AI: The Missing Link for Regenerative Sustainability

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Regenerative sustainability provides a pragmatic foundation to demonstrate caregiving and relationality to people and planet. It shouldn’t be a ‘battle against climate change;’ it should be a ‘relationship we’re working to heal.’

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