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by Sustainable Brands, Dec 2018
As a record number of global investors calls on governments to accelerate action on climate change, a new CDP analysis shows that some of the largest U.S.-based corporations view climate change as an...
by Jen Boynton, Dec 2018
The federal government hoped its Black-Friday release of a landmark report on the regional impacts of climate change might mitigate its media attention. It hasn't really worked: The report is still...
by Sustainable Brands, Dec 2018
Next week, at the COP24 climate summit in Poland, a Swedish startup is set to unveil what it hails as the world's first carbon-negative fuel. NextFuel briquettes   Cleantech startup NextFuel...
by Sustainable Brands, Nov 2018
With a recent rise in evidence of demand for sustainable travel experiences, Kind Traveler, the world’s first socially conscious hotel booking platform; and Steller — the world’s leading...
by Dexter Galvin, Nov 2018
It’s a conflict which threatens to change the way we eat, shop and live. But unless you pay attention to the business pages, you may not have heard of the “retail wars.” For the uninitiated, ‘retail...
by Sustainable Brands, Nov 2018
During this season of giving, many of today’s more discerning consumers won’t be joining the masses scrambling to answer the siren call to stock up on discounted “stuff” — they’ll be remembering the...
by Sustainable Brands, Nov 2018
On Friday, Montreal’s McGill University announced the opening of the Bensadoun School of Retail Management (BSRM) — a hub for students, researchers and practitioners to work collaboratively...
by Stephanie Williams, Nov 2018
Following the analysis of over 6,000 studies, the world’s leading climate scientists at the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) last month released a Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°...
by Maxine Perella, Nov 2018
This week, circular economy experts from over 20 countries convened in Scotland as Glasgow hosted the third annual Circular Economy Hotspot. Glasgow used the occasion to announce its intention to...
by Sustainable Brands, Oct 2018
This week, building on news that HP, Inc and IKEA joined a global consortium working to develop the first global network of ocean-bound plastics supply chains, the public and private sector made...
by Nithin Coca, Oct 2018
Next month’s election could potentially be historic for Washington State, where voters will have the choice of enacting the first-in-the-nation carbon fee — a concrete measure to reduce greenhouse...
by Sustainable Brands, Oct 2018
Today, NextWave Plastics — a collaborative, open-source initiative convening leading technology and consumer-focused companies to develop the first global network of ocean-bound...
by Sustainable Brands, Oct 2018
Amazon today announced that it will invest $10 million in Closed Loop Fund to support recycling infrastructure in the United States. The investment will increase the availability of curbside...
by Sustainable Brands, Oct 2018
A new £1.4 million flagship projects competition was launched at the inaugural annual meeting for members of The UK Plastics Pact, held in London yesterday. The competition, managed by WRAP in...
by Anthony Foxx, Oct 2018
Transformations can happen quickly. Some take time. With so much talk about the growth of cities, the Internet of things, the role of regulation in an era of rapid technological change, rising...
by Sustainable Brands, Oct 2018
EVRYTHNG — the IoT platform that makes every consumer product intelligent, interactive and trackable — is now powering a first-of-its-kind recycling scheme providing CPG brands and retailers with...
by Sustainable Brands, Oct 2018
A new report published this week by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) identifies 12 characteristics behind business model design, that are being combined by organizations...
by Dimitar Vlahov, Oct 2018
At its core, the #NewMetrics series of events has always been about quantifying previously ignored risks, costs and revenue potential associated with sustainability impacts. Over the years, we have...
by Mia Overall, Oct 2018
One of many highlights of Climate Week NYC was a roundtable discussion hosted by SustainAbility and the NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business, on “Innovating Investments for Climate Resilience.”...
by Jennifer Elks, Sep 2018
Last year, the Sustainable Brands community gathered around the world throughout the year to share insights on how they – and their customers – were “redefining the good life.” This year, the...
by Catherine Germi..., Sep 2018
“Tourists, go home.” “Tourists: Your luxury trip, my daily misery.” “Your tourism kills my neighborhood.” These kinds of sentiments have likely been heard in travel destinations that have become...
by Sustainable Brands, Sep 2018
Circulate Capital, the impact-focused investment management firm dedicated to financing companies, projects and infrastructure that prevent ocean plastic; and SecondMuse, a global business...
by Sustainable Brands, Sep 2018
New research from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF) finds that a transition to a circular economy in China’s cities could make goods and services more affordable for citizens while reducing the...
by Renee Henze, Sep 2018
Over the last few years, the bioeconomy — a global economy that uses biological resources and waste from the land and sea as inputs to food, industrial and energy production — has been a major point...
by Haden Kirkpatrick, Sep 2018
Self-driving cars are on the horizon and widespread adoption holds many promises. On top of reducing collisions and alleviating traffic, autonomous vehicles have the potential to dramatically shrink...
by Sustainable Brands, Sep 2018
A documentary called The New Fire tells a controversial yet hopeful story about the young entrepreneurs fueling a new energy revolution, working to turn a vilified technology — nuclear...
by Sustainable Brands, Sep 2018
Today, among a flurry of big announcements at the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) in San Francisco, Salesforce announced its leadership in the creation of the Step Up Declaration...
by Brenden Millstein, Sep 2018
Capitalism will save the planet. And I’ll tell you why. This week, leaders from around the world have descended on San Francisco for Gov. Jerry Brown and Michael Bloomberg’s Global Climate Action...
by Meredith Ferguson, Sep 2018
New York Fashion Week is here and there is a growing fashion movement that has the potential to fundamentally change the industry: sustainable fashion. If designers want to endear themselves to Gen Z...
by Sustainable Brands, Sep 2018
A major report released by the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate finds that we are significantly underestimating the benefits of cleaner, climate-smart growth. Bold climate action could...
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