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Hill City, Gap’s new brand, delivers athletic, sustainable men’s styles 7.3.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

For spring, San Francisco menswear brand Hill City, part of Gap Inc., is expanding its original goal of designing clothing for active men on the go.

“When we thought about what was not on the market, we saw a lot of performance and active pieces, but they didn’t look particularly cool,” said former...

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What Washington, D.C.’s progressive climate law means for commercial real estate 6.3.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The nation’s capital just passed aggressive, practical legislation to green its buildings. Your city could be next.
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ESG loans broaden access to sustainability-linked financing 6.3.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Betting they'll reduce future risk, banks cut interest rates for corp borrowers that improve their environmental and social outcomes.
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Can sustainable companies get a lower cost of capital? 4.3.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Sustainability as a path to lower borrowing costs could be a game-changer.
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New risks, new tangibles and new business 27.2.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Environmental, social and governance risks pose the greatest potential impacts to companies.
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Rock+Sole makes a splash at the 2019 Portland seafood and wine festival. 27.2.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Rock+Sole makes a splash at the 2019 Portland seafood and wine festival.
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The Los Angeles Times to Honor Terry Tempest Williams, Library of America and Kiese Laymon at the 39th Annual Book Prizes 20.2.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green
The annual awards recognize the outstanding literary achievements of 51 finalists in 11 categories, with winners to be announced at the ceremony on April 12

The Los Angeles Times today announced the finalists and honorees of the 39th annual Book Prizes. Terry Tempest Williams will receive the Robert...

L.A. Times Book Prize finalists include Michelle Obama and Susan Orlean; Terry Tempest Williams receives lifetime achievement award 20.2.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

The finalists for the 2018 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes were announced Wednesday, with Michelle Obama, Susan Orlean, Michael Ondaatje and Terrance Hayes among the nominees for the annual literary awards.

Winners will be announced at a ceremony at USC's Bovard Auditorium on April 12, the day before...

Andy King, who went viral after the 'Fyre' doc, gets back to business with Oscars party 20.2.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Back in November, when Andy King was hired to produce Global Green’s annual Oscars gala, he was best known as one of the premier Hollywood event planners. For 25 years, he’s helped to put on lavish industry affairs: A gala for Leonardo DiCaprio’s environmental foundation, a launch party for the...

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What investors need to know from companies about sustainability 19.2.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
When companies don’t engage effectively with investors on their sustainability efforts they miss opportunities to differentiate themselves from peers.
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Exposure to Weed Killing Products Increases Risk of Cancer by 41% - Study 15.2.2019 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines

A broad new scientific analysis of the cancer-causing potential of glyphosate herbicides, the most widely used weedkilling products in the world, has found that people with high exposures to the popular pesticides have a 41% increased risk of developing a type of cancer called non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

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EPA Scientists: The Toxic Chemicals Our Agency Won't Regulate Are Definitely in Our Drinking Water 15.2.2019 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines

Remember those disturbingly ubiquitous chemicals that the Environmental Protection Agency can’t bring itself to ban from our drinking water? Per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) are man-made substances that were once prized for their ability to make surfaces resist heat, oil, stains, grease, and water. ntil the United States started to phase them out in 2006, PFAS were widely used.

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Regenerative Agriculture Can Make Farmers Stewards of the Land Again 15.2.2019 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines

For years, "sustainable" has been the buzzword in conversations about agriculture. If farmers and ranchers could slow or stop further damage to land and water, the thinking went, that was good enough. I thought that way too, until I started writing my new book, "One Size Fits None: A Farm Girl's Search for the Promise of Regenerative Agriculture."

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The Battle Lines Have Been Drawn on the Green New Deal 15.2.2019 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines

"I really don't like their policies of taking away your car, taking away your airplane flights, of ‘let’s hop a train to California,’ or ‘you’re not allowed to own cows anymore!'” So bellowed President Donald Trump in El Paso, Texas, his first campaign-style salvo against Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey’s Green New Deal resolution. There will surely be many more.

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An ode to the triple bottom line 14.2.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The case for embracing a context-based approach to reporting sustainability performance.
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Massive Insect Decline Could Have 'Catastrophic' Environmental Impact, Study Says 13.2.2019 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines

Insect populations are declining precipitously worldwide due to pesticide use and other factors, with a potentially "catastrophic" effect on the planet, a study has warned. More than 40% of insect species could become extinct in the next few decades, according to the journal Biological Conservation.

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URGENT: Support Needed for Bill to Ban Pesticide that Harms Children! 13.2.2019 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
Chlorpyrifos, manufactured by DowDuPont, is a neurotoxic organophosphate pesticide that’s been linked to severe birth defects, brain damage and mental disorders in children. Yet despite these known  risks , and despite  new evidence  suggesting that Dow knew for decades how toxic chlorpyrifos is to children, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) still allows chlorpyrifos to be sprayed on more than 50 fruits, vegetables and nuts, including strawberries, almonds, oranges, broccoli and apples. If the EPA won’t do its job, it’s time for Congress to ...
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Built to last: The business case for living buildings in 2019 12.2.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
And four value propositions that have incentivized companies and organizations such as NRDC, Etsy and Google to complete them.
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Why Is the Political Establishment So Afraid of the Green New Deal? 11.2.2019 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines

At a time of widespread environmental devastation, much of the U.S. political establishment appears allergic to large-scale public projects that would solve the climate crisis through directly challenging the economic status quo.

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Lab Meat: More Hype Than Substance? 11.2.2019 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines

If you believe all the headlines, in a few short years or even less time, the way meat is grown will radically change. Brewing like tanks full of dividing  cells will replace farms and factory farms raising livestock, thus no more animals will be slaughtered, all environmental issues- including climate change and water scarcity- will be resolved, world hunger will no longer exist, and deforestation will no longer be necessary.

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