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How Cocoa Farming Can Preserve Forests and Peace in Colombia 17.7.2018 WRI Stories
How Cocoa Farming Can Preserve Forests and Peace in Colombia Comments|Add Comment|PrintColombia is the latest country to join the Cocoa and Forests Initiative, which aims to create a global movement for deforestation-free cocoa. Photo by eliasfalla/Pixabay Victor Combita is a cocoa farmer and community leader from San José del Guaviare in the heart of the Colombian Amazon. For many years, his region was the epicenter of Colombia’s civil conflict. It is also among the states with the highest... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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RELEASE: Colombia Becomes First Country in Latin America to Commit to Deforestation-Free Chocolate 17.7.2018 WRI Stories
RELEASE: Colombia Becomes First Country in Latin America to Commit to Deforestation-Free Chocolate The Colombian Government – alongside Colombia's leading cocoa company, Casa Luker, and the National Cocoa Federation – pledges to produce deforestation-free and 'peace-friendly' cocoa BOGOTÁ (July 17, 2018) — The Government of Colombia – along with its largest cocoa company, Casa Luker, and the members of the National Cocoa Federation – has committed to eliminate deforestation from the country's... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Why We Need a Summit on Youth Urban Road Safety 17.7.2018 THE CITY FIX
Our cities are rapidly expanding, and with them motorization is increasing at an unchecked pace. Unless the global community takes meaningful strides to address the impact of these trends on the most vulnerable in our society, we will be met ...
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4 techniques to catalyze sustainable small town redevelopment 17.7.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Revitalizing communities requires innovation, adaptability and buy-in. Do you have them?
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Report Report: Circular, leaders, weather and renewables 17.7.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
2018 Information and Communications Technology Benchmark (KnowTheChain) scores the top 40 companies across the Information and Communications Technology industry based on their actions to mitigate forced labor in the supply chain. The report gave the highest score to Intel, followed by HP Inc., Apple, and HPE.
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Connecting the Dots: Elements for a Joined-Up Implementation of the 2030 Agenda and Paris Agreement 16.7.2018 WRI Stories
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Moving beyond food footprints to sustainable food systems 16.7.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Sponsored: If we are to make bold changes to our food system, we need to be more comprehensive in our evaluations.
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The power of engagement and intrapreneurism in sustainability leadership 14.7.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Excerpt from a new book on the past, present and future of corporate sustainability leaders.
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3 steps to ensure greater supply-chain transparency 13.7.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Sponsored: BASF discusses how responsible sourcing by up-stream suppliers is an essential ingredient in fostering a more sustainable supply chain.
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How a sustainability summer camp could affect millions of youth 13.7.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Could an underused scouting camp create a year-round venue to teach youth about sustainability and the SDGs?
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Episode 131: Talking circular strategy with HP Inc. and Hewlett Packard Enterprise 12.7.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Plus, is it time to redefine the concept of Triple Bottom Line management? Discover why it's a matter for debate.
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The math in climate finance isn't adding up 12.7.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
New analysis shows that banks are not transparent about their climate progress. Here's why that matters.
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Like your organic food? Pennsylvania's young farmers are growing it 11.7.2018 Philly.com News
Young farmers are clinging onto their stake in U.S. agriculture - already largely dominated by older, more experienced agronomists.
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How forest carbon can provide ROI for your sustainable business strategy 11.7.2018 GreenBiz.com
And return on your investment for the environment, too.
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6 Transport Solutions to Give İzmir’s Historic Center Back to the People 11.7.2018 THE CITY FIX
With 5,000 years of history and culture, the city of İzmir along the Ionian Coast is one of Turkey’s most remarkable urban areas. It’s a unique nexus between the past and present, with a variety of archaeological conservation sites but also Turkey’s ...
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Feds back off push to open land near Sangre de Cristo Wilderness, Great Sand Dunes for oil and gas development 11.7.2018 Denver Post: Local
Federal Bureau of Land Management officials on Tuesday delayed a push to open 18,316 acres in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains near the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve for oil and gas development, saying they will first honor a Navajo Nation request for consultation.
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Achieving Long-term Ambition on Climate Change 10.7.2018 WRI Stories
Achieving Long-term Ambition on Climate Change Comments|Add Comment|Print Op-ed by Michael Comstock, UN Development, and Bernd Hackmann, UN Climate Change Secretariat The 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change establishes the long-term goal of keeping global temperature increases to well below 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels (and aiming for 1.5 degrees Celsius) to avoid the worst impacts of climate change. Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), which articulate national... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Zen and the Triple Bottom Line 9.7.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Perhaps you’re too young to recall — or to have read — Robert Pirsig’s 1974 book, "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance." It had quite an impact on me at the time. One key line: "The truth knocks on the door and you say, 'Go away, I'm looking for the truth,' and so it goes away. Puzzling."In the Tomorrow’s Capitalism Inquiry we will launch in the fall, our aim is to solve the puzzle of how business and financial markets can best address multiple capitals and future forms of value. We will wire the door for sound — and encourage all sorts of people to knock.
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HP links $700 million in revenue to sustainability strategy 9.7.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
More of the tech giant’s commercial and consumer customers are scrutinizing its products and its circular economy processes.
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Teams searching for cheap way to stop algae blooms, with $10 million prize on the line 7.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Large algae blooms in lakes and rivers have become an annual warm weather headache in nearly every U.S. state, endangering water supplies and local economies. A new competition hopes to help.
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