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Let’s talk integrated photovoltaics

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Meet Ambient Photonics, which just raised $30 million to produce low-light solar cells that can harvest energy from both natural and artificial sources

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Volvo preps for launch of first electric trucks made with fossil-fuel-free steel

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Company claims to be first truck maker in the world to swap out vehicle parts made from traditional steel for zero emission steel

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Walmart begins search for sustainable packaging

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The retail giant launched its Circular Connector "to accelerate innovation in the field of sustainable and circular packaging

Where do ESG and sustainable finance go from here?

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The tone, texture and temper of the attacks on ESG has meaningfully shifted, and the factors upon which 'it depends' are naturally shifting as a result.

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.

Reality check: How’s the transition to regenerative agriculture going?

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Our food analyst got her hands dirty on a real farm in Minnesota to see what's actually happening with the farming transition

CO2 removal buyers unite

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Alphabet, Microsoft, Salesforce, Boston Consulting, LGT, Mitsui, Swiss Re and UBS ramp up purchasing pledges for "high-quality" carbon removals

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Textile recycling tech startup triumphs in Circularity 22's Accelerate competition

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The Atlanta audience voted for Sortile, a New York-based startup that uses imaging technology to enable low-cost apparel sorting by fiber type

Investors bet big on energy data startup Arcadia

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Squeezing data out of utilities is hard. Arcadia just raised $200 million to make the process simpler

5 things I learned being a sustainability consultant

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A consultant can help many companies get on the path towards sustainability, but what happens if you can't see the project to the end

How ESG ratings are built

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The process of creating comprehensive ratings for thousands of companies is mind boggling. It's also fraught with a multitude of challenges

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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.

What's hot in corporate renewable energy procurement

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What’s inside the Clean Energy Buyer Association's latest ‘State of the Market’ report

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If it's cheaper to electrify buildings, why isn't it happening more broadly?

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"Electrify everything" is a defining goal in campaigns to rebuild infrastructure around clean fuels. What's the resistance

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The secret life of ESG ratings

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Part 1 of a three-part series on ratings and ratings agencies and some of the challenges they are facing

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Guilt by trade association

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The trade association issue is central to solving the climate policy challenge. Companies must tackle this issue, or we’ll keep hitting a roadblock we can’t get around

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How to build an equitable ocean economy

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Sustainability and equity are two sides of the same coin

Crypto for good? Digital currencies hold potential to further financial inclusion

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Among crypto’s widely touted benefits are financial efficiency and inclusion, but drawbacks like high volatility, lack of regulation and anonymity that can lead to potentially nefarious financing, cause detractors to caution against it

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Kirk’s inconvenient truth about ESG investing

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HSBC’s head of responsible investments, Stuart Kirk, simply said what most insiders know: The financial effects of climate change are mismatched with typical investor time horizons

Can Elon Musk save ESG?

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Tesla’s exclusion from an ESG stock index was a signal moment that suggests ESG could be in for a reckoning

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Accelerate at Circularity 22 Pitch Session

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Accelerate is a fast-pitch competition featuring entrepreneurs with innovative technologies, products and services advancing a circular economy.

These young people are solving 'wicked problems' with circular solutions

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They're addressing pesticides, rare earth elements and aquaponics

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3 alternative protein critiques, explained

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As more alternative protein companies make their way onto supermarket shelves and restaurant menus, their business models and impact promises face increasing criticism

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The sustainability job market is booming. What does that mean for hiring?

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Just saying you want a job in sustainability isn't enough anymore. Students with the right degrees are still struggling to find jobs in the sector

WestRock shares sustainability lessons learned

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Sponsored: With the approval of a science-based target (SBT), refreshed ESG goals and the publication of its 2021 Sustainability Report, the WestRock team is sharing their learnings so others can benefit, too

Can you go climate smart and gender smart in the public markets?

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A handful of leading-edge asset managers have created vehicles that are tackling both simultaneously

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Investors warn meat and dairy industry faces a 'near disaster' in net zero transition

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Influential FAIRR network of investors warns global animal agriculture industry facing escalating climate impacts and risk of capital flight

Seven biochar companies you should know

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This carbon removal technology is gaining traction beyond the farm world, where it has been well known for decades

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Agriculture companies are key to achieving sustainable development goals

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The World Benchmarking Alliance used its first Food and Agriculture Benchmark to measure impact of food and agriculture companies

Are ESG ratings really necessary?

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Are they leading companies and investors to actually move the needle on the planet’s most pressing problems? If not, why do they exist

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How blockchain could shield smallholder farmers from climate risk

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Blockchain-enabled insurance could take the uncertainty out of climate insurance

Large insurers say no to a major African oil pipeline despite the global oil shock

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Munich Re becomes the sixth large reinsurer to rule out underwriting the proposed East African Crude Oil Pipeline

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Tried, Failed, Learned, in Conversation with Jane Abernethy, Jeffrey Hogue, Marissa McGowan

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Failure is an inevitability on the path to success. While companies and practitioners are keen to share wins, many of us won’t admit to the scale of the challenges we endure.

Can NFTs spur reusable packaging adoption over single-use plastic?

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The answer may not be in dollars. Maybe it's in cryptocurrency

How climate change is disrupting the global supply chain

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Extreme weather, from floods to wildfires, is increasingly hammering ports, highways and factories worldwide

Every company needs to assess its nature-related risk

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Nature is a critical asset for many companies, even if they haven't realized it yet

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Sustainable from the start: Clean power demands greater circularity

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Sponsored: ESG profiles of renewable energy projects vary widely. It’s critical to strive for an inclusive sustainable energy future, not just net zero

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Is climate tech the hottest corner of the VC business in the 2020s?

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In 2021, investments in climate tech companies hit more $31 billion, according to deal tracking firm PitchBook

3 essentials to make climate action stick

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A shift in focus — from CO2 “parts per million” to people — is what will make climate action stick

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3 critiques of alternative proteins, explained

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As more alternative protein companies make their way onto supermarket shelves and restaurant menus, their business models and impact promises face increasing criticism

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Green hydrogen is the final piece to solving the decarbonization puzzle

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Sponsored: Green hydrogen should be used in tandem with an integrated renewable energy architecture that also consists of solar, wind and batteries

Carbontech innovation is going ‘bonkers’

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As more money flows toward carbon removal startups, let’s celebrate those turning captured CO2 into a revenue stream

Meet the startup shrinking industrial carbon capture

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Carbon Clean, which just raised $150 million, touts its ability to install equipment in a much smaller physical footprint than other carbon capture systems