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Category: Sustainable Business :: Green Purchasing
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Asia's central banks must rise to the challenge of climate change 30.3.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Most central banks in Asia already believe they should help to promote green bonds and other low-carbon initiatives.
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IKEA, Nordstrom, Walgreens on the many opportunities for circularity in retail 27.3.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
From recipes for recommerce to changing packaging ingredients, the retail sector is integral to adoption of the circular economy. Don't expect a cookie-cutter approach.
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Coronavirus: Falling power demand is impacting clean energy 26.3.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
With the pandemic spurring a dramatic drop in economic activity across Europe, electricity, renewables and carbon prices have also plummeted
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Sustainable business in Asia: 5 trends that will impact a decisive decade 24.3.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Spoiler: Local teams will become increasingly important.
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It’s just numbers: A ROSI view of corporate sustainability 24.3.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
How do you justify a company's sustainability investments? There's an app for that.
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Why Aramark's new sustainability strategy focuses on 'well-being' over sustainability 23.3.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Here's a hint: it's because one follows the other.
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Environmental groups urge Americans to eat more fish while hunkering down against virus 21.3.2020 LA Times: Environment

Environmental groups are urging the nation to eat more seafood during the COVID-19 pandemic to help support American fishing operations

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Here’s how retail can be profitable and sustainable 17.3.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
There are obvious steps to reduce environmental impact such as getting rid of single-use plastics or curtailing excess packaging. But retailers could also optimize back-end operations to reduce their environmental impact by using data to match customer purchasing habits with merchandise and inventory.
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Andy Tomkins brings Canon's new circular focus into view 13.3.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The sustainability engagement manager explains the goals of working for the common good with a circular business model that makes sense economically.
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Learning from social enterprises creating an inclusive circular economy 13.3.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
The transition will require people to work together across companies and sectors, using skills such as empathy, craftsmanship and ingenuity.
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Sound investments to decarbonize the world’s industries 11.3.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
As much as $21 trillion is needed through 2050 to fully decarbonize the ammonia, cement, ethylene and steel sectors.
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Capitalist businesses may have the model for democratic and effective economic planning 11.3.2020 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
In public, CEOs defend the superiority of markets over planning. But inside their own corporations, where they could leave their various business units to compete with each other, they rely instead on comprehensive strategic planning.
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Why simplified approaches to reducing Scope 3 emissions don’t always work 10.3.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
How do you demonstrate dramatic GHG reductions when the way you measure doesn’t allow for it?
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5 ways businesses can nudge their consumers to go green 10.3.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Companies large and small are leaning into sustainability, but consumers remain stubbornly out of step. Here's how to flip the script.
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Reusable alternatives to the single-use stuff you use every day 6.3.2020 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Recycling is good. Not using new material in the first place is better. Reduce single-use plastic and paper products with these sustainable alternatives.

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Hundreds of companies crack down on plastic from fast fashion to supermarkets and beyond 6.3.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
The initial headline-grabbing pledges to phase out single use plastic may have become old news, but the new normal is seeing hundreds of companies quietly advance their plastic reduction strategies.
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25 badass women shaking up the climate movement in 2020 6.3.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
In honor of International Women's Day, we recognize courageous executives, investor advocates and policy visionaries who are role models for any gender.
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Will Mexico Rise to the Zero-Carbon Buildings Challenge? 4.3.2020 THE CITY FIX
The global battle against climate change will take place in the world’s buildings. Buildings produce nearly 40% of global energy-related emissions. And while the latest research shows the world needs to reach net-zero-carbon emissions by 2050, the concept of a “zero-carbon building” ‒ one ...
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Signs of progress for green chemistry 4.3.2020 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Three advances are bringing the concept into the mainstream: better communications, policy support and meaningful collaboration.
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A bumpy ride for American automakers 4.3.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Electric plans and sustainability will pave the road to the future for General Motors, Ford and Fiat-Chrysler.
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