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How companies can source nylon more sustainably 24.1.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The first fabric made entirely in a laboratory, nylon is most often found in activewear, swimwear and other technical performance garments because of its durability and useful stretch properties.
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How companies can source polyester more sustainably 23.1.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The most widely used fiber in the world, polyester accounts for roughly half of the fiber market overall and about 80 percent of all synthetic fibers.
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8 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in the New Make-or-Break Decade 21.1.2020 THE CITY FIX
The world was not kind to the environment over the past decade, the warmest in recorded history. Superstorm Sandy caused more than $70 billion of damages in the United States. Cities like Cape Town, South Africa, nearly ran out of water. Record floods killed ...
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A new decade demands new leadership in climate policy advocacy 21.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
Only public policy can deliver the speed and scale of emissions reductions needed to limit the worst impacts of climate change.
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How Thai Union rapidly pivoted to a greener business strategy 20.1.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The Thai canned fish giant is moving beyond past criticism to lead the seafood industry towards a more planet-friendly future
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The transformation of energy technology: learnings from CES 2020 20.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
Sponsored: Sustainability was a critical component of the innovative technologies shared at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. Here are three takeaways.
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8 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in the New Make-or-Break Decade 16.1.2020 WRI Stories
8 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in the New Make-or-Break Decade Comments|Add Comment|PrintClimate activism movements can now be found around the world. Photo by Bebeto Matthews/AP Photo The world was not kind to the environment over the past decade, the warmest in recorded history. Superstorm Sandy caused more than $70 billion of damages in the United States. Cities like Cape Town, South Africa nearly ran out of water. Record floods killed 1,300 people in India and Pakistan.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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This year’s resolution: Fix the broken plastic material system 15.1.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The momentum to stop plastic pollution continues to grow, so how do we channel it into real systems change?
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It's time for Silicon Valley to start buying electric commuter buses 14.1.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Many big Bay Area companies such as Facebook and Genentech use large fleets of private commuter buses. This year more of these vehicles will run on batteries.
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10 Big Changes for Forests Over the Last Decade 10.1.2020 WRI Stories
10 Big Changes for Forests Over the Last Decade Comments|Add Comment|PrintA lot changed for the world's forests over the 2010s, but much remains to be done. Photo by flickrfavorites/Flickr. The last decade was pivotal for the world's forests. The 2010s saw the rise of unprecedented new commitments — from governments and the private sector alike — to bring deforestation to heel. The UN REDD+ framework, the New York Declaration on Forests and the Sustainable Development Goals set out ambitious... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Why stakeholders are raising the pressure on US business leaders to address climate 10.1.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
EDF released its annual survey of perceptions of environmental impact from 600 business leaders in retail, manufacturing, energy, technology and finance.
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Plant-based foods are booming, but we need sustainable meat, too. 7.1.2020 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Plant-based foods are booming, but we need sustainable meat, too.
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10 key trends to watch for the 2020s 6.1.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
If so much can change in a year, imagine what the next decade could bring.
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20 C-suite sustainability champions for 2020 6.1.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
These corporate execs are casting a new mold for embracing environmental, social and governance factors at the highest levels.
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New year, new energy: Cleantech innovations vie for the spotlight at CES 6.1.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Sponsored: Cleantech is positioned to take center stage at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show with good reason: extreme weather events spanning from wildfires to unseasonably early winter storms are showing consumers and businesses alike that waiting for government action is no longer an option.
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Collective Action at the Crossroads: What to Watch in 2020 6.1.2020 WRI Stories
Collective Action at the Crossroads: What to Watch in 2020 Comments|Add Comment|Print2020 is a key year for action on climate and other sustainability goals. Photo by hpgruesen/Wikimedia Commons It seems like a lifetime ago when at the Rio Earth Summit in 1992, I watched more than 100 heads of state and government queue to sign the original documents of the Framework Convention on Climate Change, the Biodiversity Convention and Agenda 21. Negotiations had been tough, and some leaders were more... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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How 16 initiatives are changing urban agriculture through tech and innovation 2.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
From high-tech indoor farms in France and Singapore to mobile apps connecting urban growers and eaters in India and the United States, here are more than a dozen initiatives using tech, entrepreneurship, and social innovation to change urban agriculture.
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6 circular economy trends that will shape 2020 2.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
From refill schemes to more practical and viable recycling options, there's a stronger sense of urgency to find solutions.
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7 companies making their mark with commercial microgrids 31.12.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
A growing array of players, from startups to global energy giants, are charging up solutions.
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2019 was the year that… 30.12.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
It was a very good year, except when it wasn't.
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