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Food Companies Have Opportunity to Show More Responsibility During California’s Drought Crisis
With California suffering one of its most dire water shortages on record, the Golden State’s political leaders are scrambling to find solutions to shore up an ever-diminishing supply of this precious...
Trending: Plastic Hotel Sheets and a Dress Made from Beer … the Latest in Sustainable Textiles
This week, W Hotels Worldwide, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, became the latest company to jump on the plastic-waste-to-fabric train when it announced a new partnership with global...
Trending: Levi’s, Armani and SurfRider Speak Up for Water Conservation
Among mounting concern over the dire water shortages in California and around the world, several well-known companies are taking matters into their own hands, reducing water in their production...
Woolworths Teams Up with Pharrell Williams, Asks South Africa ‘Are You with Us?’ on Sustainability
Woolworths CEO Ian Moir announced a partnership with Grammy Award-winning musician, record producer and philanthropist Pharrell Williams last week. The collaboration is the first of its kind for a...
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Apple Announces Chinese Solar Project and US Forest Conservation Effort
Apple has announced plans to invest a new Chinese solar power project and help preserve some 36,000 acres of forests in the eastern United States.The tech giant is partnering with solar company...
#BusinessCase: Gap, H&M, Levi's, Target Mills Save $14.7M Through NRDC's Clean by Design Program
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) this week announced the stunning latest results of its Clean by Design program, a global model for sustainable manufacturing that is working with...
L'Oréal Reduces CO2 Emissions 50% in First Year of Sustainable Development Plan
Just one year after the launch of its ambitious Sharing Beauty with All program for sustainable development, cosmetics giant the L'Oréal Group has today revealed significant improvements in the first...
Hawkins: Dow Is 'All In' to Help Business Community Solve Global Sustainability Challenges
On Wednesday, Dow Chemical Company announced an ambitious set of 2025 Sustainability Goals, which it said were designed to redefine the role of business in society. Among the new commitments:...
Permission to Care: Moving From Anxiety to Action on Climate Change
Over the past few years, I’ve been fortunate to participate in discussions about climate change threats and environmental issues with people across private, public, governmental, and research sectors...
How Healthcare Pros Can Build the Business Case for More Sustainable Hospitals
The link between a healthy environment and public health outcomes has become increasingly evident. President Obama recently used his proclamation of Public Health Week to highlight the relationship...

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