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Financial Services Behind Global Average on Climate Change Disclosure
Financial Services Behind Global Average on Climate Change Disclosure

Finance & Investment / Financial Services firms are lagging behind all other industries when it comes to climate change disclosure, according to a new data brief released by Datamaran — a global leader in Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions for non-financial risk management. - 3 years ago

Greenpeace Finds US Retailers Have Vastly Improved Seafood Sustainability — in Some Areas
Greenpeace Finds US Retailers Have Vastly Improved Seafood Sustainability — in Some Areas

Supply Chain / The 10th edition of Greenpeace’s Carting Away the Oceans report, released this week, found that while grocery retailers across the US have vastly improved on providing sustainable seafood, many have largely failed to take significant action on other issues pertinent to achieving sustainability in this area. - 3 years ago

Amalgamated Bank Commits $700M to Finance Socially Responsible Businesses
Amalgamated Bank Commits $700M to Finance Socially Responsible Businesses

Finance & Investment / Amalgamated Bank — the US’ largest socially responsible bank, which recently acquired New Resource Bank — has committed to double the amount of assets New Resource has dedicated to financing socially responsible businesses over the next two years, moving from its current commitment of $350 million to at least $700 million by 2020. - 3 years ago

C&A Releases First-Ever C2C Certified™ GOLD Denim Garment, Shares Recipe
C&A Releases First-Ever C2C Certified™ GOLD Denim Garment, Shares Recipe

Product, Service & Design Innovation / Today, MBDC — the world’s foremost advisors in material health, product design and the Cradle to Cradle Design® framework co-founded by William McDonough and Michael Braungart — is proud to support C&A as the world’s first retailer to offer Cradle to Cradle Certified™ GOLD denim jeans. - 3 years ago

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US Consumers, Experts Give Businesses a 'C' for Water Conservation
US Consumers, Experts Give Businesses a 'C' for Water Conservation

Behavior Change / In Nestlé Waters North America's second annual survey of 6,142 US consumers and experts on water-related topics, released this week, respondents ranked clean water higher than getting enough sleep (25 percent of consumers and 22 percent of experts) and eating healthy foods (23 percent of consumers and 25 percent of experts) as factors important to living a healthy life. - 3 years ago

Could You or Your Colleagues Be Waste Fit Champions?
Could You or Your Colleagues Be Waste Fit Champions?

Waste Not / Have you been busy shedding paper weight? Do you know someone who’s lost pounds of plastic, aluminum and glass? Is your business slimming down sustainably? Rubicon Global — a leader in providing waste, recycling, and smart city solutions to businesses and governments — is on the hunt for the leaders who are shaping up their organization’s sustainability plans by slimming down on waste. - 3 years ago

Q&A: DuPont Sorona and the Evolution, and Revolution, of Biomaterials
Q&A: DuPont Sorona and the Evolution, and Revolution, of Biomaterials

Chemistry, Materials & Packaging / Over his more than 30 years in the business, Mike Saltzberg has seen firsthand how sustainability has grown to be of equal consideration with technical performance and cost in the development of new biomaterials. Saltzberg is the Global Business Director for Biomaterials at DuPont Industrial Biosciences, the team that ideates and develops products derived from bio-based materials. Among their innovations is DuPont™ Sorona®, a partially plant-based fiber increasingly used in apparel and carpet. - 3 years ago

Study Reveals How Tax Havens Are Subsidizing Environmental Destruction
Study Reveals How Tax Havens Are Subsidizing Environmental Destruction

Walking the Talk / The release of classified documents such as the so-called Panama and Paradise papers in recent years has provided a glimpse into the opaque world of tax havens and their role in the global economy. - 3 years ago

Nature's Path, Back to the Roots Partner to Bring Organic Cereals to Every School in America
Nature's Path, Back to the Roots Partner to Bring Organic Cereals to Every School in America

Collaboration / Marking a major milestone moment for the organic food movement, Nature’s Path — the world’s largest organic breakfast company — and sustainable food and garden startup Back to the Roots have inked an exclusive licensing agreement to bring Back to the Roots’ organic, four-ingredients-or-less cereals into every school cafeteria across the country. - 3 years ago

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Global Investors Urge RSPO for Stronger Standards
Global Investors Urge RSPO for Stronger Standards

Finance & Investment / More than 90 institutional investors, representing more than $6.7T in assets, have voiced their concerns over the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil’s relevance and effectiveness, and the current disconnect between its criteria and corporate policy commitments. - 3 years ago

Interactive Calculator Reveals True Cost of the Food We Waste
Interactive Calculator Reveals True Cost of the Food We Waste

Waste Not / We’ve all occasionally bought too much or waited too long to eat our fresh fruit and veg, but what is the true impact of the food we throw away? UK food tech company It’s Fresh! has launched a food waste calculator to enable consumers to understand the true cost of the fruit and vegetables they discard. - 3 years ago

Counter Culture Coffee Gets FRANK! About Living Wages for Farmers
Counter Culture Coffee Gets FRANK! About Living Wages for Farmers

Supply Chain / Counter Culture Coffee has released its annual Transparency Report, along with a limited-edition blend that highlights the true average price farmers are paid for their coffee; Counter Culture is the only roaster in the industry to provide this level of transparency into its sourcing model. "Viewing our business through a lens of sustainability has been an important aspect to our success for more than two decades," explained Brett Smith, founder and president of Counter Culture. "By sharing this report, we create accountability for ourselves — leading to a greater level of trust with our partners." - 3 years ago

Thread Forges 'Better Backpack' with 'Most Responsible Fabric on the Planet'
Thread Forges 'Better Backpack' with 'Most Responsible Fabric on the Planet'

Waste Not / Thread, the Pittsburgh-based startup that's collected over 41 million plastic bottles from landfill communities in Haiti and Honduras and created fabric for some of the world's leading brands, today launched its own product on Kickstarter with a first-of-its-kind bag — the Better Backpack. - 3 years ago

Impossible Foods Details Progress Toward Eliminating Animals from Food by 2035
Impossible Foods Details Progress Toward Eliminating Animals from Food by 2035

The Next Economy / Today, food tech startup Impossible Foods published its 2018 impact report, an annual update on its mission, business and strategic roadmap. - 3 years ago

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10 Women Entrepreneurs Make Up 1st Cohort of India's POWERED Accelerator
10 Women Entrepreneurs Make Up 1st Cohort of India's POWERED Accelerator

Cleantech / Ten women entrepreneurs have been selected as the first cohort entering the POWERED Accelerator program — a first-of-its-kind accelerator focusing on women-led businesses in the energy value chain, in an effort to address twin Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Gender Equality (SDG 5) and Affordable and Clean Energy ( - 3 years ago

Paper Battery from BillerudKorsnäs, Uppsala Paving Way for Energy Storage in Packaging
Paper Battery from BillerudKorsnäs, Uppsala Paving Way for Energy Storage in Packaging

Chemistry, Materials & Packaging / Swedish sustainable packaging giant BillerudKorsnäs and researchers at Uppsala University have partnered to bring paper batteries to life. Together, they have taken basic research based on pure cellulose from algae and developed it to work with the same type of fiber that BillerudKorsnäs often uses to manufacture its packaging material — furthering development for both inexpensive and eco-friendly batteries. The long-term aim is to enable large-scale production and the future use of paper batteries for applications in areas such as smart packaging. - 3 years ago

GRI, UNGC Release 'Practical Guide' for Companies to Report Their Impact on the SDGs
GRI, UNGC Release 'Practical Guide' for Companies to Report Their Impact on the SDGs

Marketing and Comms / The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) have released “A Practical Guide” to enable companies to better measure and report on their impact on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The new publication, Integrating the SDGs Into Corporate Reporting: A Practical Guide, helps companies of all sizes to prioritize SDG targets to act and report on, set related business objectives, and measure and report on progress. - 3 years ago

New Research Calls for Less Talk, More Action to #MoveTheDate
New Research Calls for Less Talk, More Action to #MoveTheDate

Walking the Talk / Today, August 1, marks our earliest yet Earth Overshoot Day — the day humanity has used nature’s resource budget for the year — since its establishment in 1987. Despite increasing awareness of our planetary boundaries and social thresholds, we’ve not only not managed to reverse it, we’re making it worse. - 3 years ago

Trending: Kingfisher, J. M. Smucker Supercharge Renewable Energy Ambitions
Trending: Kingfisher, J. M. Smucker Supercharge Renewable Energy Ambitions

Cleantech / Kingfisher plc, the international home improvement company, has unveiled plans to install energy storage batteries at B&Q’s Swindon distribution center. The installations form a key part of Kingfisher’s aim to reduce grid energy consumption across its UK property portfolio, and are the latest milestone in Kingfisher’s strategic roadmap for sustainable growth to 2025, moving the company towards its goal of becoming net positive by 2050. - 3 years ago

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Trending: Students, Startups Continue to Disrupt How Food Is Grown, Made, Packaged, Salvaged
Trending: Students, Startups Continue to Disrupt How Food Is Grown, Made, Packaged, Salvaged

Product, Service & Design Innovation / FoodBytes! — the global pitch competition/networking event by Rabobank, a premier global food and agribusiness bank, has announced the 20 food and ag startups that will get a chance to pitch their ideas at the inaugural FoodBytes! London in September. - 3 years ago

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