IKEA Bootcamp Giving US Startups 'Head Start' Into Incubator Program
Late last month, IKEA and entrepreneurial cooperative Rainmaking announced the launch of a new startup accelerator, IKEA Bootcamp, which will run from September 18 until December 8, 2017. The program...
BASF, Cargill, P&G, GIZ Team Up to Transform Coconut Oil Supply Chain
BASF, Cargill, Procter & Gamble and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH have joined together in a development partnership under the German Federal Ministry for...
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Q&A: Science-Based Targets, Better Fuels Are Where the Rubber Meets the Road for UPS
As a global transportation and logistics company, UPS is all too familiar with the myriad of challenges greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions pose to both the environment and the global economy. To reduce...
13 Energy Giants Call on EU to Cap State Subsidies for Major Polluters
A coalition of 13 major energy industry firms, including Siemens, Shell, Statoil, Solar Power Europe and Total have launched a new initiative to limit the amount of state aid subsidies that are sent...
Trending: Pro-Ocean Orgs Use YouTube, Video Games, Fashion to Educate Consumers About Marine Plastics
Eight million tons of plastic trash find their way into the world’s oceans every year. If this trend continues, there could be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050 according to the Ellen...
Google, Global Advertising Groups Tap YouTube to Mobilize Gen Z Around SDGs
Google and Common Ground — an alliance of six major advertising holding companies — believe Generation Z could be the key to unlocking an SDG-aligned future. To drive widespread awareness and...
Trending: Stella McCartney, C&A, WRAP Continue Pushing the Envelope on Sustainable Textiles
Fashion is slowly shedding its negative rep as brands continue to embrace circular and forward-thinking practices that drive innovation and product durability. Only weeks after announcing a new...
EICC Cross-Industry Initiative Aims to Eliminate Forced Labor in Global Supply Chains
CO2 emissions and plastic waste aren’t the only problems plaguing the electronics industry — forced labor and dangerous working conditions are major points of contention for the sector. The...
ASU, City of Phoenix Launch Circular Innovation Incubator
Arizona State University (ASU) continues to blaze new sustainability trails with the launch of a new innovation incubator program in partnership with the City of Phoenix, Arizona. With backing from...
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Food Is a Human Right, Not a Commodity
Food is not a business like others. Food is not a commodity; it is not a consumer good - It is far more important. It is a human right, so defined by the United Nations. Food is part of each of us....

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