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These entrepreneurs want consumers to reuse wine bottles

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Although the approaches used by Good Goods and Gotham Project are different, both companies play up the importance of digital technology and sturdier glass

Meet one vertical farm venture helping the industry grow past greens

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Meet one vertical farm venture helping the industry grow past greens. Jesse Klein. Tue, 07/20/2021 - 00:35.

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Circular economics and the $57B e-waste opportunity

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Circular economics and the $57B e-waste opportunity. Heather Clancy. Mon, 07/12/2021 - 02:00. The plastic waste problem gets plenty of attention, and for good reason: If we continue mismanaging this material as usual, there could be 7.7

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Meet Nexii, the green construction company allied with Michael Keaton

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Meet Nexii, the green construction company allied with Michael Keaton. Heather Clancy. Thu, 07/29/2021 - 00:01. Green construction startup Nexii first caught my attention back in the spring when the Canadian company announced a partnership with actor and Pennsylvania native Michael Keaton.

How Digital Transformation will Bend the Curve of the Linear Economy Toward the Circular

Speaker: Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Co-Founder & Managing Director of SmartNations Foundation, Jimmy Jia, Venture Partner at Pi Labs, Fabienne Durand, Senior Advisor to the SmartNations Foundation, & Roger Strukhoff, Executive Director of the Tau Institute

The Carbon Zero, Circular Economy, is easily the most profoundly important result of digital transformation. Industry 4.0 has a massively cumulative impact on dematerialization (in all forms) and resultant decarbonization (both emissions and embodied) throughout the economy. Join panelists Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Jimmy Jia, Fabienne Durand, and their moderator Roger Strukhoff as they discuss how bending the carbon/GHG heavy linear economy to the circular is one of the hidden benefits of digital disruption.

This summer, consider sustainable seafood

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This summer, consider sustainable seafood. Theresa Lieb. Fri, 07/23/2021 - 02:30. Summer makes me nostalgic for seafood. As a kid, our annual family vacation to Croatia was my favorite time of the year.

It’s time to redefine sustainability

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It’s time to redefine sustainability. Esteban Guerrero. Tue, 07/27/2021 - 02:15. It’s time we should be able to explain sustainability to a 5-year-old — in five words or less. There really aren’t many simple definitions of sustainability.

Inside the Olympics' circularity strategy

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Beyond sustainability lip-service or cute small-scale projects, the organizers recognize the power of the platform and seem to be using it to the best of their ability

Lessons from inside the heat dome about the future of the electric grid

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Lessons from inside the heat dome about the future of the electric grid. Sarah Golden. Fri, 07/02/2021 - 02:00. The impacts of climate change feel abstract until they’re not. . I’ve spent the last five days living through an unprecedented heat dome in Oregon. The temperatures are suffocating.

Lululemon, LanzaTech are reshaping carbon waste into fabric

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Lululemon, LanzaTech are reshaping carbon waste into fabric. Deonna Anderson. Mon, 07/26/2021 - 02:00. . Addressing industrial emissions and harmful particulate matter, such as those produced by steel mills, continues to be a difficult challenge. .

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GM scales up EV fleet support infrastructure

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GM scales up EV fleet support infrastructure. Liz Morrison. Wed, 07/21/2021 - 02:00. Electrifying delivery vehicles is no longer a race predominantly amongst startups.

AR/VR Simulations for Sustainable, Regenerative, Circular Cities

Speaker: Nik Gowing, Brenda Laurel, Sheridan Tatsuno, Archie Kasnet, and Bruce Armstrong Taylor

Join our amazing panelists, Nik Gowing, Founder at Thinking the Unthinkable and International Broadcaster; Brenda Laurel, PhD, Principal, Neogaian Interactive; Sheridan Tatsuno, Principal, Dreamscape Global; Archie Kasnet, CEO, Regenerative; and Bruce Armstrong Taylor, The Climate 4.0 Project, to discuss how today's AR/VR and related AI-enabled technologies can be effectively applied, using data from such sources as NASA and NOAA, to both improve and accelerate urban sustainability planning and design.

How school food can serve a climate solution

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How school food can serve a climate solution. Theresa Lieb. Fri, 07/09/2021 - 00:45. Public procurement has played an essential role in bringing climate technologies such as wind and solar from niche to mainstream.

Ecosystems for good: How collaborator networks achieve sustainability

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Ecosystems for good: How collaborator networks achieve sustainability. Golnar Pooya. Tue, 07/06/2021 - 02:00. Crowds, clouds, collaborators and competitors: Digital ecosystems are uniting disparate participants to target bigger and better outcomes.

Celebrating 10 female leaders in sustainability

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Celebrating 10 female leaders in sustainability. Heather Clancy. Fri, 05/21/2021 - 01:30. Lift while you climb.".

Water scarcity: A growing risk for companies and investors

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Water scarcity: A growing risk for companies and investors. CJ Clouse. Thu, 07/08/2021 - 02:11. Reprinted from GreenFin Weekly, a free weekly newsletter. Subscribe here. In one of my favorite summer memories, my older brother and I run along our suburban Phoenix street during a monsoon.

The 33 sustainability certifications you need to know

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The 33 sustainability certifications you need to know. Trish Kenlon. Tue, 05/18/2021 - 01:00. The No. 1 question I get asked by job seekers, hands down, is "What certification should I get if I want to work in sustainability?"

The 2021 GreenBiz 30 Under 30

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The 2021 GreenBiz 30 Under 30. GreenBiz Editors. Mon, 05/17/2021 - 00:01. Their dreams are bright: Walkable, equitable cities. Clean energy for Native American communities. Planet-healing fast food. Circular outdoor gear. Decarbonized buildings. Electrified mobility.

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Outdoor gear company Arc'teryx flies toward a circular economy

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Outdoor gear company Arc'teryx flies toward a circular economy. Deonna Anderson. Wed, 05/19/2021 - 10:14. In the front yard of the Coast Mountains in North Vancouver, Canada, Arc’teryx, an outdoor clothing and climbing gear company, is building a circular economy.

My ESG learning journey

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One man's journey through the ESG landscape

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Addressing biodiversity authentically and effectively

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Addressing biodiversity authentically and effectively. Takeshi Yamada. Tue, 06/29/2021 - 00:10. Biodiversity provides humanity and our economies with the resources needed to thrive. However, the planet is experiencing a great loss of biodiversity due to overfishing, deforestation and pollution.

It’s time to collaborate on climate and economic justice solutions

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It’s time to collaborate on climate and economic justice solutions. Davida Herzl. Mon, 04/19/2021 - 01:15. Air pollution has grave consequences — the World Health Organization estimates it kills 7 million people a year.

Is the golf industry doing enough to combat climate change?

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Is the golf industry doing enough to combat climate change? Aubrey McCormick. Fri, 04/09/2021 - 02:00. Sports leagues are seeing the impacts and the surge of climate-responsible athletes using their platforms to promote positive environmental and social impact — it’s something for the history books.

Reasons for cautious hope in a sea of gloom

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Reasons for cautious hope in a sea of gloom. Terry F. Yosie. Mon, 07/19/2021 - 02:00.

Using urban forestry to fight for environmental justice

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Using urban forestry to fight for environmental justice. Breanna Draxler. Tue, 03/30/2021 - 00:05. The term "urban forest" may sound like an oxymoron.

25 badass women shaping climate action in 2021

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25 badass women shaping climate action in 2021. Heather Clancy. Mon, 03/08/2021 - 02:00. Given the devastating economic toll the COVID-19 pandemic has had on women and girls, the imperative to mark International Women’s Day carries more weight than usual this year. .

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5 reasons Home Depot and Lowe’s must weed out toxic weed killers

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5 reasons Home Depot and Lowe’s must weed out toxic weed killers. Caroline Boden. Wed, 06/16/2021 - 01:00. Consumers should be able to trust that the products on store shelves are safe for them to use.

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In stopping climate change, time is as important as tech

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In stopping climate change, time is as important as tech. Jonathan Foley. Mon, 03/01/2021 - 01:30. This article originally appeared on the author's personal blog, and was written in that capacity. Italics are the author's.

When it comes to social and environmental justice, words don’t cut it

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When it comes to social and environmental justice, words don’t cut it. CJ Clouse. Wed, 04/28/2021 - 00:05. Not so long ago, business was business.

5 cool measurement tools attempting to quantify regenerative agriculture

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5 cool measurement tools attempting to quantify regenerative agriculture. Jesse Klein. Thu, 02/11/2021 - 00:05. Many practices are associated with regenerative agriculture — anything from no-till practices to pesticide-free farming.

We decide how tomorrow will be by what we create today

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We decide how tomorrow will be by what we create today. Chris Gaither. Mon, 04/12/2021 - 01:15. The other morning, for the 100th consecutive day, I wrote three pages in my notebook. No specific agenda. No writing prompt. Simply three pages, handwritten with my Bic ReAction No.

Inside Hewlett Foundation’s plan to electrify all road transportation by 2050

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Inside Hewlett Foundation’s plan to electrify all road transportation by 2050. Liz Morrison. Wed, 06/30/2021 - 02:00. Foundations , celebrity philanthropists and tech giants alike have announced plans this year, with grand sums of money attached, to combat climate change.

Can Bumble Bee and Nestlé hook the world on fishless fish?

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Can Bumble Bee and Nestlé hook the world on fishless fish? Elsa Wenzel. Tue, 06/08/2021 - 02:12. Put down that beet-juice burger. The next big wave in plant-based protein is fake fish.

5 sustainable packaging developments to watch in 2021

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5 sustainable packaging developments to watch in 2021. Meg Wilcox. Mon, 01/04/2021 - 01:15. For companies with sustainable packaging goals, 2025 is fast approaching. That’s the year when many have pledged to become zero waste, or to use 100 percent reusable, recyclable or compostable packaging.

Bill McDonough at 70: A look back … and ahead

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Bill McDonough at 70: A look back … and ahead. Joel Makower. Mon, 02/22/2021 - 02:11.

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Aquaculture becomes a net-positive

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Aquaculture becomes a net-positive. Heather Clancy. Mon, 02/22/2021 - 00:15. This article originally appeared in the State of Green Business 2021. You can download the entire report here.

Electrification could squeeze CO2 out of industrial supply chains

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Electrification could squeeze CO2 out of industrial supply chains. Jean Haggerty. Wed, 06/09/2021 - 00:10. In a net-zero carbon world, the low-carbon solution wins. With this in mind, the remaining years of this decade will be defined by tackling value chain emissions.

Big in 2021: American jobs created by EV companies

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Big in 2021: American jobs created by EV companies. Katie Fehrenbacher. Wed, 01/06/2021 - 00:30. One of the big things I'm thinking about to kick off 2021 is how electric vehicles will be entwined with a U.S. recovery.

Better batteries will get us to an electrified future

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Better batteries will get us to an electrified future. Mike De Socio. Wed, 06/02/2021 - 00:04. The mass adoption of electric vehicles — and, well, electric everything — will rely heavily on cheap, dependable batteries.

The case for buying climate tech from BIPOC and women-owned suppliers

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The case for buying climate tech from BIPOC and women-owned suppliers. Marilyn Waite. Mon, 01/18/2021 - 01:45. Stopping carbon pollution alone will not bring climate justice. Reaching net-zero by 2050 will not either. Neither will achieving 100 percent renewable energy targets.

The case for raising up women in climate tech

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The case for raising up women in climate tech. Shana Rappaport. Thu, 04/15/2021 - 01:30. Four years ago this week, Project Drawdown released groundbreaking research on climate solutions that catalyzed the narrative that reversing global warming is possible.

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When you think climate change, you need to think about water

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When you think climate change, you need to think about water. Melody Waintal. Fri, 04/23/2021 - 00:05.

What does digital art have to do with sustainability?

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What does digital art have to do with sustainability? Ben Soltoff. Wed, 05/05/2021 - 01:30. Minutes before midnight March 22, two art collectors got into a heated bidding war at a charity auction for a climate organization.