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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

Ad Industry's Top Creatives Have United to Fight Climate Change
Ad Industry's Top Creatives Have United to Fight Climate Change

Marketing and Comms / In the true spirit of coopetition, 17 of New York’s top marketing, advertising and communications agencies have partnered with leading climate scientists and non-profits to harness consumer insights and creativity to motivate urgent and collective action to address climate change, starting with Gen Z — an estimated 17 million soon-to-be-voters citing a deep passion for climate change and other societal issues. - 3 years ago

Levi Strauss Sets Industry Bar with Science-Based Targets for Global Supply Chain
Levi Strauss Sets Industry Bar with Science-Based Targets for Global Supply Chain

Leadership / Levi Strauss & Co. (LS&Co.) today announced a new climate action strategy, which sets aggressive targets for reducing carbon emissions across its owned-and-operated facilities and global supply chain by 2025; among its goals are using 100 percent renewable electricity in its company-owned facilities. - 3 years ago

Coca-Cola Rewards Recycling at UK Theme Parks with 50% Discounts
Coca-Cola Rewards Recycling at UK Theme Parks with 50% Discounts

Behavior Change / Coca-Cola Great Britain and Coca-Cola European Partners have partnered with Merlin Entertainments to offer 50 percent discounts at some of the UK’s best-known attractions in exchange for empty plastic drink bottles. Specially created reverse vending machines will be on-site at four of Merlin’s leading attractions and will instantly reward those who deposit their used bottles between July 25th and October 19th, 2018. - 3 years ago

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Swarovski, UCLA Shine Light on Water Protection, Education in New Documentary
Swarovski, UCLA Shine Light on Water Protection, Education in New Documentary

Marketing and Comms / A new film, WATERSCHOOL, takes viewers on a journey with several young female students who live along six of the world’s major rivers — the Amazon, Mississippi, Danube, Nile, Ganges and Yangtze — to shine a light on the importance of safeguarding the continued supply of fresh water and the work of the Swarovski Waterschool education and community investment progra - 3 years ago

Amazon Alexa Skills Challenge Seeks Ways to Use Voice to Make a Positive Impact
Amazon Alexa Skills Challenge Seeks Ways to Use Voice to Make a Positive Impact

Product, Service & Design Innovation / Amazon has launched a new challenge to reward developers of Alexa skills that have a positive impact on the environment, local communities and the world. - 3 years ago

Trending: New Spins on Wood, Hemp, Coconut Recognized as Winning Natural Fibers
Trending: New Spins on Wood, Hemp, Coconut Recognized as Winning Natural Fibers

Chemistry, Materials & Packaging / A process that turns wood pulp into yarn and a vegan wool alternative made from hemp and coconut fibers have respectively earned a spot in Fashion for Good’s Scaling Programme and a prize in the 2018 Biodesign Challenge. - 3 years ago

Report: Schneider Electric, Vestas Leading Capital Goods Makers in Low-Carbon Revolution
Report: Schneider Electric, Vestas Leading Capital Goods Makers in Low-Carbon Revolution

Leadership / Innovation in the capital goods sector is driving a low-carbon industrial revolution, according to a new report from CDP. Released today, Bridging low-carbon technologies finds that demand for transformative technologies such as electrification, digitization and automation are growing significantly. - 3 years ago

U.S. Biggest Purchaser of Goods At Risk of Being Produced Through Forced Labor
U.S. Biggest Purchaser of Goods At Risk of Being Produced Through Forced Labor

Supply Chain / According to a new report, one in every 800 people in the United States is working under forced labor conditions. The findings are part of the Global Slavery Index 2018, the world’s most comprehensive research on modern slavery, launched Thursday by the Walk Free Foundation. The Index revealed that today, more than 400,000 people are working as modern slaves in the United States. - 3 years ago

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New Methodologies Help Banking Industry Assess Risks, Opportunities of Climate Change
New Methodologies Help Banking Industry Assess Risks, Opportunities of Climate Change

Finance & Investment / On Wednesday, 16 banks, the UN Environment Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) and climate risk advisory firm Acclimatise published new methodologies that will help banks understand how the physical risks and opportunities of a changing climate might affect their loan portfolios. The methodologies are designed to enable banks to be more transparent about their exposure to climate-related risks and opportunities, in line with the recommendations of the Financial Stability Board's (FSB) Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). - 3 years ago

Liverpool Using Blockchain to Become First Climate-Positive City by End of 2020
Liverpool Using Blockchain to Become First Climate-Positive City by End of 2020

Organizational Change / The Liverpool City Council is committed to becoming the first climate-positive authority in the world by the end of 2018, through a groundbreaking partnership with the nonprofit Poseidon Foundation, in a bid to make Liverpool the world’s first climate-positive city by the end of 2020. - 3 years ago

Circulate Capital Launches to Invest in Solutions to Ocean Plastic Crisis
Circulate Capital Launches to Invest in Solutions to Ocean Plastic Crisis

Finance & Investment / Circulate Capital, a new impact-focused investment management company, launched today in partnership with Closed Loop Partners, a firm that invests in companies, technology and recycling infrastructure to advance the circular economy; and Ocean Conservancy, a leading nonprofit environmental advocacy organization working to protect the world’s oceans. - 3 years ago

Latest Youth Solutions Report Showcases 50 Projects to Support SDGs
Latest Youth Solutions Report Showcases 50 Projects to Support SDGs

Product, Service & Design Innovation / The second edition of the Youth Solutions Report, which identifies 50 youth-led projects that aim to solve the world’s toughest issues, was released Tuesday in New York during a launch event at the headquarters of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network. The solutions, which come from 61 countries and operate across all continents and regions, address crucial sustainable development issues such as clean energy, education, digitalization, e-participation, access to healthcare, ecosystem restoration, sustainable agriculture and waste. - 3 years ago

McDonald's Joins Starbucks in Quest for Compostable Cup; Ireland Already Found One
McDonald's Joins Starbucks in Quest for Compostable Cup; Ireland Already Found One

Product, Service & Design Innovation / The NextGen Cup Consortium and Challenge, convened by Closed Loop Partners, announced today that McDonald’s joins Starbucks as a founding member of the group, working to develop a global recyclable and/or compostable cup solution. This announcement follows recent commitments by both companies to drive innovation of their packaging and help reduce plastic waste. - 3 years ago

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New S&P Dow Jones Index Series First to Incorporate Future Carbon Price Risks
New S&P Dow Jones Index Series First to Incorporate Future Carbon Price Risks

Finance & Investment / S&P Dow Jones Indices, the world’s leading index provider, today announced the launch of the S&P Carbon Price Risk Adjusted Index Series, which will measure the performance of companies in each respective underlying index with a weighting scheme based on estimated company market valuation at risk from predicted 2030 carbon prices. - 3 years ago

New China-EU Agreement Paves Way for Global Adoption of Circular Economy
New China-EU Agreement Paves Way for Global Adoption of Circular Economy

Business Case / China and the European Union have jointly expressed their commitment to sign a Memorandum of Understanding on Circular Economy at the 20th EU-China Summit taking place today and tomorrow in Beijing. Both governments stand to gain from aligning on policies that support the transition to a circular economy, which can unlock new sources of economic growth and innovation while benefiting people and the environment, for example by reducing pollution and congestion. - 3 years ago

Report: Slavery, Labor Abuses in SE Asian Supply Chains Set to Spiral in Age of Automation
Report: Slavery, Labor Abuses in SE Asian Supply Chains Set to Spiral in Age of Automation

The Next Economy / Drastic job losses in South East Asia resulting from the onset of robot manufacturing are predicted to lead to a dramatic increase in slavery and labor abuses in global supply chains, unless governments take early measures to prevent automation threatening millions of livelihoods, states a new report by Verisk Maplecroft. - 3 years ago

Trending: Liquor Giants Serve Waste Reduction with a Twist in New Product, Campaign
Trending: Liquor Giants Serve Waste Reduction with a Twist in New Product, Campaign

Waste Not / “In 2016, Bacardi led the drinks industry with the first #NoStraws campaign focusing on eliminating single-use plastic straws from its cocktails,” explained Dune Ives, executive director of Lonely Whale, a non-profit dedicated to positively impact the health of the ocean. - 3 years ago

Danone, Mars, Nestlé, Unilever Join Forces to Improve U.S. Public Food Policy
Danone, Mars, Nestlé, Unilever Join Forces to Improve U.S. Public Food Policy

Walking the Talk / Four of the nation’s largest food companies have launched the Sustainable Food Policy Alliance, a new organization focused on driving progress in public policies that shape what people eat and how it impacts their health, communities, and the planet. Founding member companies include Danone North America; Mars, Incorporated; Nestlé USA and Unilever United States. - 3 years ago

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Asda, Unilever, AstraZeneca Among Funders of New University of Cambridge SDG-Focused Fellowships
Asda, Unilever, AstraZeneca Among Funders of New University of Cambridge SDG-Focused Fellowships

Walking the Talk / The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) has announced a major new partnership with leading companies today with the launch of The Prince of Wales Global Sustainability Fellowship Programme. Corporate and individual donors are sponsoring up to 15 academic fellows to identify breakthrough solutions to meet the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and mobilize evidence on these challenges as they undertake three-year studies. - 3 years ago

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