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More Corporate Giants Join Forces to Improve, Scale Business Investments in Climate Solutions

Cross-Posted from Finance & Investment. Amazon, Disney, Google and Netflix are among the founding companies behind the Business Alliance for Scaling Climate Solutions (BASCS), to increase the scale and impact of business investment in climate solutions.

Jaguar Land Rover, Google Partner to Track Air Quality in Dublin

Cross-Posted from Cleantech. The latest installment of Google’s Project Air View outfits Jaguar’s new, electric I-PACE with Google Street View technology and mobile air sensors to monitor Dublin’s street-level air quality for the next year.

Efforts to Achieve the SDGs Are Revitalizing Communities in Japan and Beyond

This year’s International Forum on SDGs for Regional Revitalization examined the acceleration of sustainable development initiatives in and outside Japan, through corporate and government cooperation, and the positive ripple effects on communities around the world. 

HSBC, WRI, WWF Partner to Scale Next-Generation Climate Solutions

Cross-Posted from Cleantech. The US$100M initiative builds on the organizations’ individual efforts to accelerate a shift to a net-zero global economy.

Trending: Fashion, Beverage Industries Continue to Advance Solutions to Plastic Waste

Cross-Posted from Chemistry, Materials & Packaging. The $1.2M Tom Ford Plastic Innovation Prize seeks scalable, alternative solutions for thin-film plastic; while Paboco has eliminated plastic from Absolut’s bio-based beverage bottle, making it fully recyclable.

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How the Washington Nationals Will Avoid Using 5M Ketchup Packets This Season

Cross-Posted from Waste Not. A smart, win-win, local partnership will enable the team to provide a combination of sustainable tech and healthier condiment options for a sustainable and COVID-safe solution.

International Wineries for Climate Action Joins Global ‘Race to Zero’

IWCA becomes the first member of Race to Zero — a UN-backed, global campaign to rally all-sector leadership and support for a healthy, resilient, zero-carbon future — representing the wine and ag industries.

Two Good, Marcus Samuelsson, Full Harvest Team Up to Fight Food Waste

Cross-Posted from Waste Not. The partnership between the yogurt brand, the celebrity chef and the food-rescue marketplace aims to inspire restaurants across the US to fight food waste by using rescued produce on their menus.

New Rewilding Europe Partnership Offers Regenerative Model for Travel Industry

Cross-Posted from The Next Economy. A new collaboration with Exodus Travels opens opportunities for tour operators and travelers to help regenerate biodiversity at degraded destinations — and a thoughtful model with which to reopen global travel.

Keurig Dr Pepper Taps into a New Era of Water Stewardship

Cross-Posted from Supply Chain. KDP has found the power of partnerships to be the best primer for innovation and has worked alongside various groups, including direct competitors, all of whom bring to the table a vested interest in shared water resources.

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To Fight COVID-19, We Must Invest in Water Access for Vulnerable Communities

The PepsiCo Foundation and WaterAid are launching a new program to build sanitation facilities and community water systems in the harsh, arid region of La Guajira, Colombia — with the goal of increasing access for the indigenous Wayuu people.

Electronics Giants, Global Orgs Launch Circular Electronics Partnership

Cross-Posted from The Next Economy. Cisco, Dell, Google and Microsoft are among the founding members of the alliance — which sees the biggest names in tech, consumer goods and waste management working together to enable a circular economy for electronics by 2030.

From Coal Mine to Clean Energy: How One Company Can Make a Difference

Cross-Posted from Cleantech. Talking about climate change didn’t resonate with the Koch team. But when we talked about capturing and monetizing wasted resources, their ears perked up. We’ve been transparent with the economics of this project, so that others may imitate it — which would give us all a chance to help avert climate disaster.

Crowdsourced Impact Investing Mobilizes Regeneration Effort in Portugal

Cross-Posted from Finance & Investment. GoParity — an innovative investment platform that finances sustainable projects through crowdlending — has enabled the villagers of fire-ravaged Belver, Portugal to expedite access to much-needed recovery funds and quickly begin reforesting.

Coalition Aims to Get US Back on Track with Paris Goals, Prove That ‘America Is All In’

As the US formally rejoins the Paris Agreement, a coalition of communities, businesses and institutions will play critical role in supporting an ambitious new US climate target and mobilizing whole-of-society climate action.

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How Amazon Is Scaling Conscious Consumerism by Partnering with Brands, Certifications

Cross-Posted from Marketing and Comms. The e-commerce giant is working with over 20 product-certification partners to deliver product-specific sustainability information to shoppers through its Climate Pledge Friendly program.

TAZO, SZA Partner to Bring Climate Justice to Most Impacted US Communities

The TAZO Tree Corps will work with American Forests to help bring cleaner air and combat climate change in communities of color across the US, by increasing ‘tree equity.’

30+ Fashion Brands, Manufacturers Collaborating to Recycle Textile Waste in Bangladesh

Cross-Posted from Waste Not. The Global Fashion Agenda's Circular Fashion Partnership (CFP) aims to achieve a long-term, scalable transition to a circular fashion system; beginning in the heart of fast-fashion production, Bangladesh.

Grab a Beer, Recycle Your Mask: Brewers Collective, TerraCycle Partner on PPE Recycling

Cross-Posted from Waste Not. Anheuser-Busch is equipping its craft facilities across the US with Zero Waste Boxes and promoting safe recycling through local ‘Pints for PPE’ efforts.

Latin America, Caribbean Embrace Transition to Circular Economy

Cross-Posted from The Next Economy. A regional coalition, led by UNEP, will support access to financing by the public and private sector, with special emphasis on SMEs — to foster innovation and the implementation of specific projects in the region.

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