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Amazon to buy bio jet fuel to lower air cargo emissions

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Amazon to buy bio jet fuel to lower air cargo emissions. Katie Fehrenbacher. Wed, 07/08/2020 - 08:00. Amazon's plans to decarbonize its shipping supply chain isn't just focused on electrifying its delivery vans.

It will take personal sustainability to meet the global challenges we face

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It will take personal sustainability to meet the global challenges we face. Chris Gaither. Mon, 07/06/2020 - 02:15. Earth Day, when we remember the planet’s fragility and resilience, was when I finally understood that I had nothing left to give. It was April 2017.

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What role does ESG play in the 'new normal'?

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What role does ESG play in the 'new normal'? Janine Guillot. Mon, 07/06/2020 - 01:25. Facing existential crisis, it’s only natural that our perspective will change — for better and for worse.

Lyft plans to electrify all of its cars by 2030

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Lyft plans to electrify all of its cars by 2030. Katie Fehrenbacher. Wed, 06/17/2020 - 10:00.

Paying farmers a living wage is essential to ensuring sustainable coffee production

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Paying farmers a living wage is essential to ensuring sustainable coffee production. Dean Cycon. Wed, 06/10/2020 - 01:00. When you sit back with a good cup of coffee, you will be engulfed in the warmth, aroma, taste, acidity and body of the brew.

BofA, Goldman, JPMorgan, Wells Fargo launch center for climate-aligned finance

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BofA, Goldman, JPMorgan, Wells Fargo launch center for climate-aligned finance. Jesse Klein. Thu, 07/09/2020 - 00:01. The Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) is banking on banks to get us over the carbon-neutral finish line by 2050. .

A 20/20 view of sustainable packaging

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A 20/20 view of sustainable packaging. Cheryl Baldwin. Mon, 06/15/2020 - 00:00. This article is sponsored by Pure Strategies. Sustainable packaging is a keystone issue for corporate sustainability.

3 keys for scaling nature-based solutions for climate adaptation

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3 keys for scaling nature-based solutions for climate adaptation. Jonathan Cook. Wed, 06/17/2020 - 00:30. This article originally was published in World Resources Institute. In Indonesia, climate change is already a pernicious threat.

How sustainability professionals can uplift the black community

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How sustainability professionals can uplift the black community. Jarami Bond. Mon, 06/08/2020 - 02:11. Dear Sustainability Community, I come to you again. It’s been three years since writing my first article for GreenBiz, " Why diversity is the key to unlocking sustainability."

How tree-planting startup Propagate Ventures monetizes land conservation

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How tree-planting startup Propagate Ventures monetizes land conservation. Heather Clancy. Thu, 07/09/2020 - 01:30.

Where are they now? Catch up with 30 Under 30 alumni

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Where are they now? Catch up with 30 Under 30 alumni. Heather Clancy. Mon, 06/29/2020 - 02:30. June 22 marked the publication of the fifth annual GreenBiz 30 Under 30 , our report celebrating rising young professionals in the field of corporate sustainability. .

The COVID-19 recovery requires a resilient circular economy

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The COVID-19 recovery requires a resilient circular economy. Jocelyn Bleriot. Fri, 05/29/2020 - 01:00. The COVID-19 crisis has disastrous human and economic consequences, revealing our system’s exposure to a variety of risks.

Food waste startup backed by Oprah Winfrey snags $250 million

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Food waste startup backed by Oprah Winfrey snags $250 million. Heather Clancy. Tue, 05/26/2020 - 06:01. While overall startup funding is down this quarter because of the economic disruption brought on by COVID-19, entrepreneurs focused on solving climate-related problems have been bucking the trend.

20 must-read books about food systems

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20 must-read books about food systems. Danielle Nierenberg. Fri, 07/10/2020 - 00:50. With record high unemployment , a reeling global economy and concerns of food shortages , the world as we know it is changing.

To make offices safe during COVID-19, buildings need a breath of fresh air

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To make offices safe during COVID-19, buildings need a breath of fresh air. Jesse Klein. Mon, 06/15/2020 - 02:00. The coronavirus thrives inside. A Hong Kong paper found that of over 7,000 COVID-19 cases, only one outbreak was contracted outdoors.

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How Dell and Levi's envision the future of repair

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How Dell and Levi's envision the future of repair. Elsa Wenzel. Wed, 05/27/2020 - 02:00. Doing away with a culture of disposability is one of the big dreams of the circular economy.

The unmasking of Corporate America

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The unmasking of Corporate America. Joel Makower. Mon, 06/15/2020 - 02:11. The past two weeks have seen an outpouring of concern and commitment by companies about racism in the United States.

How Pandora hopes to reach 100% recycled silver and gold

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How Pandora hopes to reach 100% recycled silver and gold. Deonna Anderson. Tue, 06/30/2020 - 08:55. By 2030, Pandora, the world’s largest jewelry brand by volume, will use 100 percent recycled silver and gold in its products. At least that’s the goal the Danish company set at the beginning of June.

Timberland invests in regenerative leather ranches

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Timberland invests in regenerative leather ranches. Deonna Anderson. Fri, 06/19/2020 - 02:45. Regenerative agriculture practices have received a lot of attention in recent years, and much of the focus has been on food production.

Secrets for circular supply chain partnerships from Interface and Aquafil

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Secrets for circular supply chain partnerships from Interface and Aquafil. Elsa Wenzel. Mon, 06/29/2020 - 02:00. It’s an enviable alliance that has outlasted most marriages.

Inside Cargill’s experiment to pay farmers for carbon sequestration

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Inside Cargill’s experiment to pay farmers for carbon sequestration. Heather Clancy. Mon, 06/15/2020 - 00:15.

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Flattening the climate curve using social learning

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If we had to place on a time delay the impact of headlines, we likely would see the warnings from medical experts and scientists having the strongest impact in building lasting memories for us all. Climate Change COVID-19 COVID-19

The new normal in sustainable investing post-COVID-19

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The time has passed for small commitments, hyperbole and delays in embracing sustainable investing. COVID-19 Finance & Investing GreenFin ESG

How Ocean Spray cranberries became America’s '100 percent sustainable' crop

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How Ocean Spray cranberries became America’s '100 percent sustainable' crop. Jesse Klein. Thu, 06/04/2020 - 01:45. Cranberries are more than just an American Thanksgiving Day tradition; they also are a tradition of the American land.

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This coastal Louisiana tribe is using generations of resilience to handle the pandemic

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This coastal Louisiana tribe is using generations of resilience to handle the pandemic. Barry Yeoman. Wed, 07/01/2020 - 00:15. When the COVID-19 outbreak first reached Louisiana and residents were ordered to stay at home, Marie Marlene V. Foret tapped into some skills she learned seven decades ago.

Why Nature?s Path went ?regenerative organic?

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Why Nature’s Path went ‘regenerative organic’. Heather Clancy. Thu, 05/21/2020 - 00:46. The term "regenerative agriculture" has become two of the biggest buzzwords in nature-based climate solutions. But how many farms and food companies can say they follow both regenerative and organic practices?

Inside Eastman’s moonshot goal for endlessly circular plastics

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Inside Eastman’s moonshot goal for endlessly circular plastics. Joel Makower. Mon, 05/11/2020 - 00:44. At first glance, the sprawling industrial site, covering roughly 900 acres in Kingsport, Tennessee, appears to be just another chemical manufacturing facility.

Companies push Congress to promote climate action. Is anyone listening?

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Companies push Congress to promote climate action. Is anyone listening? Joel Makower. Mon, 05/18/2020 - 09:15. What happens when more than 300 business people descend, virtually, on Capitol Hill to advocate for climate action amid a pandemic and economic crisis?

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Why the electric vehicle wave is still coming

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Buckle up: this year will be rough, but this road trip still looks promising. COVID-19 COVID-19 Driving Change Electric Vehicles Transportation & Mobility

Chefs could be the missing ingredient to circular food systems

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Chefs could be the missing ingredient to circular food systems. Lauren Phipps. Mon, 06/22/2020 - 01:00. It’s often said that the way to a person’s heart is through the stomach. The same principle could apply to fixing the broken food system. .

It’s urgent to reshape our economy towards justice and sustainability

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It’s urgent to reshape our economy towards justice and sustainability. Diane Osgood. Mon, 06/15/2020 - 00:30. Right now, talking about shopping can seem trite. Yet, to address systemic racism, we need a more just economy.

Is sustainability undergoing a pandemic pause?

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Is sustainability undergoing a pandemic pause? Joel Makower. Mon, 06/01/2020 - 00:00. If you were to believe the mainstream business media, there would be no question whatsoever that the twin crises of a pandemic and a recession have pretty much put the kibosh on sustainable business activity.

Let’s incubate the Green Swans hatched by the COVID-19 Black Swan

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Let’s incubate the Green Swans hatched by the COVID-19 Black Swan. Tom Baruch. Tue, 06/23/2020 - 01:30. The global COVID-19 pandemic is a historic Black Swan event that offers a Green Swan of opportunities to harvest innovation from 50 years of converging exponential technologies.

Unilever unveils climate and nature fund worth more than $1 billion

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Unilever unveils climate and nature fund worth more than $1 billion. Cecilia Keating. Tue, 06/16/2020 - 00:30. Unilever has announced it will invest €1 billion (about $1.12

How to advance equity in energy solutions in the COVID-19 era

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How to advance equity in energy solutions in the COVID-19 era. Daphany Rose Sanchez. Mon, 07/06/2020 - 02:01. During the day I work in the energy sector supporting government and utilities design programs to perform outreach to and educate low-income and diverse communities.

COVID-19 could accelerate a global shift from planes to trains

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UBS analysis suggests the pandemic is set to curb air travel growth 10 percent over the next decade as high-speed rail flourishes. Aviation COVID-19 Railroad Transportation & Mobility

Climate change isn't going away — it's still important to recognize Earth Day

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COVID-19 may be stopping in-person gatherings but Earth Day celebrations will go on, digital. COVID-19 Earth Day The Sustainable MBA

This is climate tech

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The stunning array of technologies emerging to decarbonize the world and make it more habitable for flora, fauna and humans goes far beyond cleantech 2.0. Cleantech Climate Tech COVID-19 Innovation

Funding climate tech and entrepreneurs of color should go hand in hand

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Funding climate tech and entrepreneurs of color should go hand in hand. Heather Clancy. Thu, 06/11/2020 - 01:00. Not-so-news flash: The venture capital community has an abysmal track record when it comes to funding entrepreneurs of color. . Here’s the backstory in numbers.

Discrimination in our food system is everybody's problem

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Discrimination in our food system is everybody's problem. Jim Giles. Fri, 06/05/2020 - 00:30. The team at GreenBiz started Food Weekly to track progress toward a better food system.

Why I am doubling down on digital for water

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One word, resilience. COVID-19 Digitalization Liquid Assets Water Efficiency & Conservation

In semi-arid Africa, farmers are transforming the 'underground forest' into life-giving trees

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Revitalization of a traditional agricultural practice known as farmer managed natural regeneration is bringing new life to millions of acres of degraded land while boosting food, fuel, habitat and carbon storage. Africa Agriculture farmers Food & Agriculture Food Systems Regenerative Agricultur

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Can we flatten the curve on climate?

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Can we extend that meme to climate change and make it as ubiquitously understood and accepted as it is for the coronavirus? Climate Change COVID-19 Marketing & Communication public opinion Two Steps Forward