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Microsoft, Crown Estate Engage Budding Environmentalists in New Minecraft Education Worlds
Microsoft, Crown Estate Engage Budding Environmentalists in New Minecraft Education Worlds

MARKETING AND COMMS - The companies have collaborated on two new worlds aimed at engaging students on issues related to climate change and biodiversity; and to consider careers in areas such as engineering, sustainability and conservation.

Low-Carbon Retrofits are Becoming a Climate Priority for Cities, Fast
Low-Carbon Retrofits are Becoming a Climate Priority for Cities, Fast

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Cities and states are incentivizing retrofits because buildings are major emitters — and because retrofit investments offer significant long-term ROI through energy savings alone.

6 Principles Driving Circular Innovation at Eastman
6 Principles Driving Circular Innovation at Eastman

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Learn about how we're transforming recycling to create a circular economy in this six-part series.

Starbucks Developing Climate-Resistant Coffee Tree Varietals
Starbucks Developing Climate-Resistant Coffee Tree Varietals

SUPPLY CHAIN - The coffee giant has developed six new varieties of Arabica beans that can better withstand some of the worsening effects of climate change – particularly, diseases such as coffee rust.

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New Report Urges Insurance Companies to Stop Underwriting Climate Change
New Report Urges Insurance Companies to Stop Underwriting Climate Change

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - ‘Underwriting Our Planet’ finds that rather than addressing climate change and biodiversity loss, many economic activities underwritten by insurance companies actually fuel the twin crises.

US Government Launches Climate Corps to Train Youth with Skills Needed to Tackle the Climate Crisis
US Government Launches Climate Corps to Train Youth with Skills Needed to Tackle the Climate Crisis

THE NEXT ECONOMY - In its first year, the American Climate Corps aims to put more than 20,000 young people on career pathways in the growing fields of clean energy, conservation and climate resilience.

These 3 Plant-Based Serviceware Brands Are Deliciously Diverting Plastic Waste
These 3 Plant-Based Serviceware Brands Are Deliciously Diverting Plastic Waste

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Loliware, Uuvipak and Twiice have created rapidly biodegradable (and even edible) bio-based products that completely upstage their petroleum-based, single-use plastic-polluting counterparts.

Teeing Up a Transformation: How Golf Is Driving Inclusivity, Sustainability
Teeing Up a Transformation: How Golf Is Driving Inclusivity, Sustainability

FROM PURPOSE TO ACTION: BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE TOGETHER - Dow is partnering to elevate both gender and sustainability in golf to show how the sport can be an inspiring source of progress for people and planet alike.

‘We Are All Wearing Oil:’ Campaign Calls for Fair Phase-Out of Fossil Fuels from Fashion
‘We Are All Wearing Oil:’ Campaign Calls for Fair Phase-Out of Fossil Fuels from Fashion

SUPPLY CHAIN - An impressive panel of activists, climate and human rights leaders launched a campaign at Climate Week NYC calling for prompt, radical, legislative action to break the fashion industry’s intrinsic links to fossil fuels.

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WEF’s New Immersive Technology Hub to Address Climate Tipping Points
WEF’s New Immersive Technology Hub to Address Climate Tipping Points

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Part of the Global Collaboration Village, leaders can now come together in the metaverse to experience and solve the deepening effects of the climate crisis.

IRA Will Get US Halfway to Paris Goals; But We Need Mandates to Reach the Finish Line
IRA Will Get US Halfway to Paris Goals; But We Need Mandates to Reach the Finish Line

CLEANTECH - Keeping the planet below 1.5ºC will require rapid scaling of current technologies and deployment of emergent climate solutions — as well as innovative, binding policy interventions.

Beyond ‘Carbon Neutral:’ Refining Corporate Carbon-Credit Claims
Beyond ‘Carbon Neutral:’ Refining Corporate Carbon-Credit Claims

THE NEXT ECONOMY - With the explosive growth of the voluntary carbon market came concerns around carbon-reduction claims lacking clarity or being misleading. Several refined claims frameworks have emerged to bridge these gaps.

AI Is Helping Brands Address Forced Labor in Supply Chains
AI Is Helping Brands Address Forced Labor in Supply Chains

SUPPLY CHAIN - As companies have faced reputational risk due to the uncovering of labor abuses from suppliers that many did not even realize were supplying them, there’s been a push to better manage and ensure supply-chain transparency — with technology playing a key role.

Nestlé, Cargill, CCm Upcycling Cocoa Shells into Low-Carbon Fertilizer
Nestlé, Cargill, CCm Upcycling Cocoa Shells into Low-Carbon Fertilizer

WASTE NOT - As part of Nestlé’s bid to source 50% of its key ingredients from regenerative-ag methods by 2030, the three are turning the waste steam into a win-win, circular solution for food companies and farmers alike.

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Nature Positive Initiative Aims to Promote Alignment, Integrity in Race to Save Global Biodiversity
Nature Positive Initiative Aims to Promote Alignment, Integrity in Race to Save Global Biodiversity

NEW METRICS - The NPI will clarify and standardize the term ‘nature positive;’ and drive synergies across the many actors supporting and implementing changes towards the goal of halting and reversing nature loss by 2030.

Nike Unveils Fully Circular Shoe Designed for Disassembly, Recyclability
Nike Unveils Fully Circular Shoe Designed for Disassembly, Recyclability

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Nike’s ISPA (Improvise, Scavenge, Protect, Adapt) design philosophy challenges creators to experiment, break molds and reimagine products. The ISPA Link Axis uses interlocking components, as few materials as possible and zero glue.

bluesign Continues to Clean Up Fashion with Expansion into Denim, Footwear
bluesign Continues to Clean Up Fashion with Expansion into Denim, Footwear

SUPPLY CHAIN - Partnerships with brands including Madewell and Vibram will help adapt bluesign’s existing standards and guidelines for two untapped industries.

Reports Lay Out the True Cost of Frequent Flyer Programs, Private Jets
Reports Lay Out the True Cost of Frequent Flyer Programs, Private Jets

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Frequent flyer reward programs encourage flyers to emit up to 34x their lifetime carbon budget; while flying private can pollute up to 30x more than a standard flight.

The Tennessee River’s Biggest Fan Is a 14-Year-Old Boy Passionate About Conservation
The Tennessee River’s Biggest Fan Is a 14-Year-Old Boy Passionate About Conservation

FROM PURPOSE TO ACTION: BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE TOGETHER - In this conversation with ‘the Conservation Kid,’ Cash Daniels, we learn more about what drives his passion to clean up the Tennessee River and lead his generation toward a brighter future.

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Consumers Want More Sustainable Packaging But Struggle to Identify It
Consumers Want More Sustainable Packaging But Struggle to Identify It

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - Retailers continue to refine what packaging they find acceptable to answer consumer demand for more sustainable solutions — and consumer goods companies must keep innovating to keep pace.

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