Cocoa Industry, Governments Unveil Frameworks for Action on Deforestation
At COP23, the largest cocoa-producing countries, Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana, announced far-reaching frameworks for action with leading chocolate and cocoa companies, including Cargill, General Mills,...
74% Think Shifting to Clean Energy Will Boost Economy
Coal and oil are still the world’s main energy sources, but there’s massive public support for a cleaner energy future. According to a new survey, people across all ages, political standpoints,...
Toilet Board Coalition Rallies Global Businesses Around Sanitation Economy
According to the World Health Organization (WTO) 1 in 3 people don’t have access to a clean and safe toilet. The Toilet Board Coalition (TBC), along with LIXIL Group Corporation (LIXIL) - a...
C40 Calls for Public-Private Collaboration to Create Sustainable, Carbon-Neutral Cities
In a bid to accelerate carbon neutral and resilient urban regeneration, 15 C40 cities have launched the C40 Reinventing Cities initiative. C40 and participating Reinventing Cities invite architects,...
Blockchain Startup Launches First Global Plastic-Offset Scheme
Plastic pollution is on the rise, a problem that threatens both human and environmental health. Between 4.8 million and 12.7 million tons of plastic end up in the world’s oceans every year and...
JPMorgan Chase Sinks $900K Into Sustainable Infrastructure for Detroit
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPMorgan Chase) is doing its part to get Detroit back on its feet, announcing a $900,000 investment to support sustainable infrastructure projects in the former Motor City....
Planetarians Aims to Fight Childhood Obesity with Food Waste
Extrusion technology is opening new doors for circularity within the food industry, allowing brands to transform food waste into nutritious food products instead of fodder for landfill. Planetarians...
Microsoft Commits to Cutting Operational Carbon Emissions by 75% by 2030
Taking the next step in its carbon neutral journey, Microsoft has pledged to reduce its operational carbon emissions by 75 percent by 2030 against a 2013 baseline. In a blog a post written by...
Report Reveals Tech Industry Giants Failing to Keep Child Labor Out of Cobalt Supply Chains
Cobalt is back in the news, as a new report from Amnesty International reveals that tech industry giants such as Microsoft, Lenovo, Renault and Vodafone aren’t doing enough to keep child labor out of...
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AT&T, BASF, Cabot, HPE and More Show #NewMetrics in Action
While measurement, disclosure and other forms of engagement were the dominant themes yesterday, day two of New Metrics ’17 saw brands, NGOs and solution providers digging deeper to reveal practical...

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