Tesla Smashes Consumer Reports Rating System, Branches Into Sharing Economy
Tesla Motors is charging forward with a new partnership with home-sharing startup Airbnb and a record-breaking variant of its Model S, the P85D.The Tesla Model S P85D smashed the Consumer Reports’...
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Trending: How the Circular Economy Continues to Clean Up Fashion
Striving toward sustainability is an ongoing trend in the fashion industry, as companies and consumers continue to find alternatives to cheap, disposable clothing and wasteful production practices....
General Mills Commits to 28% Absolute GHG Reductions from Farm to Fork to Landfil
On Monday, General Mills announced a commitment to reduce absolute greenhouse gas emissions by 28 percent across its full value chain — from farm to fork to landfill — over the next 10 years. The...
35K Californians Boycotting Produce Grown With Oil Wastewater
Over 35,600 people have signed a Courage Campaign pledge to boycott several popular California produce companies after news that they may be using contaminated oil industry wastewater to grow their...
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Rio de Janeiro First 'Fully Committed City' in Fight Against Climate Change
Rio de Janeiro has become the first city in the world to reach full compliance with the Compact of Mayors, a global coalition of city leaders dedicated to reducing their greenhouse gas (GHG)...
Cradle to Cradle, AutoDesk Launch Second Annual Product Design Challenge
Today is the launch of the second annual Cradle to Cradle Product Design Challenge, which calls upon designers to innovate products for the circular economy. Participants will be awarded up to $6,000...
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Report: UN Carbon Credits Program May Have Increased CO2 Emissions
Around three-quarters of the carbon credits issued under Joint Implementation (JI) may actually have increased emissions by about 600 million metric tons, according to a new study by the Stockholm...
SimaPro Share & Collect Software Facilitates Fast, Fact-Based Sustainability Decisions
Today, PRé Sustainability, a sustainability software and consultancy firm with 25 years’ experience as leading voice in life cycle management, life cycle assessment and sustainability metrics...
At Last, a Business Case for CSR That Even Milton Friedman Could Love: The Sustainability Effect!
Way back in 1962, Nobel Prize-winning economist Milton Friedman famously proclaimed, “… there is one and only one social responsibility of business — to use its resources and engage in activities...
What Is Your 'Why'? How I Learned to Live My Purpose
What is your why? It is a question that you have most likely been confronted with at some point in your life. But, do you truly know what it means? And more importantly, have you been able to clearly...

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