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Apple and Best Buy reveal their circular visions (and a new partnership) 20.6.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Two very different titans in consumer electronics are each aiming to advance the circular economy in their own ways.
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Return to sender: An early Loop customer weighs in 20.6.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Product selection remains somewhat limited, but TerraCycle's bold experiment in reusable packaging — aka the milkman model of delivery — gets many things right.
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4 key takeaways on ESG reporting and investing 17.6.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
New guidance for chartered financial analysts may
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Making living products is second nature at our Glasgow plant 14.6.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Sponsored: With the recent Petal Certification of an entire commercial carpet platform, Mohawk Group demonstrates how sustainability is their second nature.
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How to turn five green silver bullets into silver buckshot to tackle the climate crisis 12.6.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
The CEO of one of the UK's leading clean tech innovators offers some pointers for how to turbo-charge our response to climate change.
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Navigating the fast-changing landscape of bioplastics and biomaterials 7.6.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
From sugar to flax to algae, entrepreneurs and multinationals are racing to cultivate plant-based solutions meant to downplay the world's dependence on single-use plastics.
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Waitrose supermarket trials refillable, packaging-free products 7.6.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
New green innovations from leading British grocery store include dedicated refillable zone, borrow-a-box scheme and frozen pick and mix.
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Anheuser-Busch 'signs' giant contract with the sun 6.6.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The beverage giant announced that it's set to meet its renewable energy goals four years ahead of schedule, thanks to solar.
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Sun Becomes Her label offers new women’s styles fit for summer 5.6.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Two established members of L.A.’s fashion retail scene created a brand-new venture in April, a fashion line called Sun Becomes Her. Ling-Su Chinn, founder and creative director of Planet Blue in Santa Monica, connected with Githa Duncker when the latter was design director of the store. Their collection...

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Think plastics are bad for the environment? Take a look at what surfboards are doing 1.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

When it comes to ticking off the things that can do damage to the environment, surfboards may not be one of the first offenders that come to mind. But the traditional method of building a surfboard is rife with volatile organic compounds and waste.

Most boards on the market begin with a “blank,”...

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With infrastructure reform, U.S. could build world’s biggest, greenest carbon sink 28.5.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
There's bipartisan agreement on the sad state of US infrastructure — an opportunity not just to build roads, but to create jobs and end climate change.
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Consumer trust is falling. Here’s how companies can earn it back. 25.5.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Consumer trust is falling. Here’s how companies can earn it back.
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Why carbon credits for forest preservation may be worse than nothing 23.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The hunger for these offsets is blinding us to the mounting pile of evidence that they haven't -- and won't -- deliver the climate benefit they promise.
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3 Ways Businesses Can Lead the Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy 21.5.2019 WRI Stories
3 Ways Businesses Can Lead the Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy Comments|Add Comment|PrintCompanies can play a key role in climate leadership. Flickr/UN Photo More businesses are recognizing the reality of our changing climate. As of May, 553 companies collectively representing more than a $10 trillion market cap have adopted emissions-reduction targets. These targets are in line with what the science says is necessary for preventing the worst impacts of climate change. These actions aren't... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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4 reasons businesses should set sustainable packaging goals 21.5.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Plus, some practical ideas for achieving them.
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As mass timber takes off, how green is this new building material? 21.5.2019 GreenBiz.com
Climate-positive mass timber construction is on the rise — but will producing the new material outweigh its benefits?
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Chartered Financial Analysts Received New Guidance on Sustainable Investing. 4 Points Stand Out. 17.5.2019 WRI Stories
Chartered Financial Analysts Received New Guidance on Sustainable Investing. 4 Points Stand Out. Comments|Add Comment|PrintFirefighters battling California blazes. Flickr/Tony Salas The shares of PG&E, California's utility, lost nearly half their value in January after the company filed for bankruptcy protection because of its role in California wildfires. While this may have resulted in huge losses for some investors, those who carefully scrutinized environmental, social, and governance... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Endangered Species Day: List of Most Threatened Animals in the World 17.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
There are 18 animals on the WWF's critically endangered list.
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Virgin CEO Josh Bayliss: 'Every one of us should think hard about whether we need to take a flight' 14.5.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Boss of multibillion dollar brand, which holds a stake in Virgin Atlantic, reflects on how corporates should respond to consumer outcry over climate change.
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The rise of plant-based plastic packaging 9.5.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Alternatives to plastics are growing in popularity. Can they be scaled?
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