Geoengineering: Are You Feeling Lucky?
“No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness,the good he seeks.”— Mary WollstonecraftI’ve got a bad feeling about this…There has been increasing discussion of late, in...
Punks, Wonks & Breakout Strategies for Sustainability Innovation
Innovation. We love it! Especially in the trending world of sustainability.And rightly so: The potential impact and influence of sustainability innovation in the shaping of a more positive human...
#SocEnt
Himalayan Stove Project Matching Donations on #GivingTuesday
In an effort to get back to a more meaningful sense of the “holiday spirit” after the over-hyped Black Friday (November 28) and Cyber Monday (December 1) spending binges that follow...
#SupplyChain #NaturalCapital
New Greenpeace Report Calls Out Best Buy for Destroying Ancient Forest
On Wednesday, Greenpeace released a report exposing Best Buy for fuelling destruction in Canada’s Boreal Forest, one of the world’s last remaining ancient forests. The report reveals the electronics...
#ICT #Collaboration #SocEnt
Arrow Electronics, Close the Gap Create 'Digitruck' to Supply Power to Off-Grid African Communities
Arrow Electronics is helping nonprofit partner Close the Gap (CTG) launch a new program in Africa to convert used cargo containers into fully equipped classrooms and health clinics.Nobel Peace...
Would You Share Leftover Turkey with Your Neighbors? How We Can Begin Changing Our Culture of Food Waste
On a holiday created to remind us what we are thankful for (which has mostly become an excuse for us to stuff ourselves), many of us would probably rather not think about our country’s problem with...
#brandinnovation
Eco-friendly Coffee Condiments Canister Saves 4 Billion Packets from Landfill
United Food Group, developer and manufacturer of specialty dry powder mixes and equipment, has developed the first sustainable canister for coffee condiments.Unlike traditional cream and sugar...
#BusinessModels #CircularEconomy #Packaging
Novelis 'Creating Value' by Increasing Closed-Loop Recycling, Reducing Carbon Emissions
Novelis’ recently released Fiscal Year 2014 sustainability report shows the aluminum rolling and recycling giant making significant investments and strides to advance the circular economy and...
#Communications
Report: Sustainability Helping Restaurants Win Customers
Forward-thinking restaurant operators are more frequently using marketing strategies that incorporate health, safety and environmental concerns, which can resonate with consumers seeking out more...
#WasteNot #Collaboration #TheNextEconomy
Fashion, Scuba Giants the Latest to Close the Loop on Textiles
The concept of the circular economy — a more thoughtful approach to how we process materials and manufacture products — continues to gain traction, especially in the textile and fashion industry. In...

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