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First Roadmap for Financiers Implementing a ‘Just Transition’ Launched at COP28
First Roadmap for Financiers Implementing a ‘Just Transition’ Launched at COP28

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - The new guidance will support the global financial sector in embedding just-transition practices in their operations to ensure a climate transition that leaves no one behind.

New Expedia Fund Supports Nonprofits Removing Barriers to Travel
New Expedia Fund Supports Nonprofits Removing Barriers to Travel

THE NEXT ECONOMY - In its first year, the Made to Travel™ Fund has awarded more than $1.5M in grants to a diverse set of organizations working with underserved or underrepresented travelers.

Cradle to Cradle Certified: Ever Honing a Leading-Edge Standard for Product Sustainability
Cradle to Cradle Certified: Ever Honing a Leading-Edge Standard for Product
Sustainability

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Shaw’s Tara Currier sat down with Elwyn Grainger-Jones, new ED of the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute, to learn more about how the Institute drives continued improvements in products across industries.

Firms Need Help Navigating Competition Laws in Pursuit of Collaboration for Sustainability
Firms Need Help Navigating Competition Laws in Pursuit of Collaboration for
Sustainability

COLLABORATION - Over 80% of sustainability professionals acknowledge the need to work with peers to tackle sustainability issues; but most companies are put off collaboration for fear of breaking competition rules and risking litigation.

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There Is No Alternative to Direct Relationships in Company Supply Chains
There Is No Alternative to Direct Relationships in Company Supply Chains

SUPPLY CHAIN - On day one of this year’s UN Forum on Business and Human Rights, delegates agreed that close engagement with all tiers of company supply chains will be vital going forward.

What Drives Sustainability? People With Passion
What Drives Sustainability? People With Passion

FROM PURPOSE TO ACTION: BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE TOGETHER - At Dow, Danielle Chatman-Moore develops recycling programs that capture hard-to-recycle plastics. We spoke with her about what led her to a career in sustainability and what drives her work now.

Roadmap for Europe’s Circular Plastics Transition May Be Full of Potholes
Roadmap for Europe’s Circular Plastics Transition May Be Full of Potholes

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Industry experts say Plastics Europe’s roadmap for plastics to be ‘circular and net zero by 2050’ is weakened by a focus on doing business as usual, just better.

New Study Calls for a ‘Reuse Revolution’ in Packaging
New Study Calls for a ‘Reuse Revolution’ in Packaging

THE NEXT ECONOMY - A new Ellen MacArthur Foundation study shows that a reusable packaging economy could lower both GHGs and water use by up to 35-70% compared with single-use plastics.

CGF, Hellmann’s Keeping Food Waste Top of Mind This Holiday Season
CGF, Hellmann’s Keeping Food Waste Top of Mind This Holiday Season

WASTE NOT - The “Between 2 Slices” campaign shows people the myriad ways to turn leftovers into delicious, creative next-day meals with just two slices of bread and Hellmann's mayonnaise.

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Anti-Black Friday Movement Continues to Promote Repair, Reuse Over Rampant Consumption
Anti-Black Friday Movement Continues to Promote Repair, Reuse Over Rampant Consumption

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - The antidote to the annual shopping frenzy promotes reuse and repair over buying new, and a more mindful approach when we do shop.

How Supply Chain Professionals Benefit from a Circular Economy
How Supply Chain Professionals Benefit from a Circular Economy

SUPPLY CHAIN - Suppliers are critical to a circular transition as they source, move and transform 100B tonnes of materials through the global economy each year. The Ellen MacArthur Foundation highlights 9 areas for supply chain professionals to address to build circular supply chains.

Air Company: Fueling the Shift from Emissions to Resources
Air Company: Fueling the Shift from Emissions to Resources

CLEANTECH - After launching with consumer products vodka and perfume, the carbon-capture innovator is now banking on turning the world’s most abundant pollutant into sustainable aviation fuel.

Reflecting on America Recycles Day: 5 Ways Recycled Waste is Transforming Circularity
Reflecting on America Recycles Day: 5 Ways Recycled Waste is Transforming Circularity

FROM PURPOSE TO ACTION: BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE TOGETHER - Recycling is a powerful tool; but we also must recognize there is much more work to be done to achieve circularity at the scope and scale necessary.

Preparing for the CSRD’s Impact on US Companies
Preparing for the CSRD’s Impact on US Companies

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Like many recent rulings coming out of the EU, the CSRD is designed to drive the rest of the global economy — including around 3,000 US companies — towards meaningful action and ESG disclosure.

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Getting Consumers to See the Light on Solar
Getting Consumers to See the Light on Solar

MARKETING AND COMMS - A lot of concerns that remain barriers to more widespread adoption of residential solar can be addressed with relative ease through tailored messaging.

How to Ensure Better Offsets and Save the Carbon Market
How to Ensure Better Offsets and Save the Carbon Market

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Newer players Climate Vault and Covalent are banking on their unique approaches — along with the dreaded “R” word, regulation — to salvage the credibility and efficacy of carbon markets.

Japanese Dairy Farming Being Optimized by Digital Tech, Sustainable Practices
Japanese Dairy Farming Being Optimized by Digital Tech, Sustainable Practices

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Farmnote’s system uses AI to learn and analyze individual cows’ health, allowing for remote cattle management — helping dairy farmers to enhance productivity and utilize their time more effectively.

G Adventures Expands Commitment to Tourism with Positive Environmental, Community Impacts
G Adventures Expands Commitment to Tourism with Positive Environmental, Community Impacts

SUPPLY CHAIN - The tour operator is reforesting 13 countries severely impacted by climate change and relaunching its Ripple Score — a tour-evaluation rating that lets travelers see how much of their trip fees remain in the communities they visit.

Making a Clean Break from Fossil Fuels
Making a Clean Break from Fossil Fuels

WALKING THE TALK - Collectively, the communications industry can be a catalyst for change; and it’s our hope that we can use our power to focus on climate solutions, clean energy and promoting initiatives that help us carve a just transition and path forward.

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The Future — It’s Electric! But Are We Ready?
The Future — It’s Electric! But Are We Ready?

CLEANTECH - Reducing GHGs can’t be maximized by simply building solar arrays or windmills. While we upgrade our existing power grid, we must embrace and scale other clean-energy technologies — including renewable natural gas.

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