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Fighting deforestation should be a top priority for 2021, and here’s how it can be

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Fighting deforestation should be a top priority for 2021, and here’s how it can be. Heather Clancy. Mon, 01/11/2021 - 02:00.

20 C-suite sustainability champions for 2021

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20 C-suite sustainability champions for 2021. Elsa Wenzel. Mon, 01/11/2021 - 02:15. The big stories of 2020 were not just about a pandemic, a reckoning on racial justice, an economic calamity and the ever-imminent rise of climate change impacts.

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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.

The year ahead for water: The Roaring '20s and creative destruction

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The year ahead for water: The Roaring '20s and creative destruction. Will Sarni. Thu, 01/07/2021 - 01:00. A recent issue of the Economist featured an article titled " The Plague Year: The Year When Everything Changed " (subscription required). Few will be surprised by this title.

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.

Keep your eyes on these 9 electric truck and van companies in 2021

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Keep your eyes on these 9 electric truck and van companies in 2021. Mike De Socio. Mon, 01/04/2021 - 02:00. Last year, a number of automakers announced or advanced ambitious plans to electrify heavy-duty big rigs, semi-trucks, box trucks, delivery vans and more.

5 circular economy questions for 2021

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5 circular economy questions for 2021. Lauren Phipps. Mon, 01/11/2021 - 01:00. As I begin to think about the year of content and coverage ahead, I thought I’d start things off by sharing some big questions I’ll be asking in 2021 — plus some predictions on how they might be answered. .

The top 2020 trends in sustainability, according to GreenBiz readers

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The top 2020 trends in sustainability, according to GreenBiz readers. Holly Secon. Mon, 12/28/2020 - 01:30. At GreenBiz, we’ve been reporting on the world of sustainable business for over two decades, but this year has been unlike any other.

How the EU’s new ‘toxic-free’ vision could shape your safer chemicals strategy

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How the EU’s new ‘toxic-free’ vision could shape your safer chemicals strategy. Bob Kerr. Thu, 01/14/2021 - 01:00. For the last two decades, the European Union has played a leadership role in tackling the risks hazardous chemicals pose to our health and environment.

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3 circular economy trends that defined 2020

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3 circular economy trends that defined 2020. Lauren Phipps. Mon, 12/21/2020 - 00:15. As the year comes to a (welcome) close, it’s worth taking a moment to consider how the circular economy concept has emerged and evolved during this very particular year.

Why carbon tracking and reporting is necessary to hold corporations accountable

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Why carbon tracking and reporting is necessary to hold corporations accountable. Daniel Goldman. Thu, 01/07/2021 - 01:30. The world is changing, and it’s changing fast.

What 8 indoor ag companies plan for 2021

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What 8 indoor ag companies plan for 2021. Jesse Klein. Wed, 01/06/2021 - 01:30.

A new Swedish iron processing project could disrupt the global steel industry

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A new Swedish iron processing project could disrupt the global steel industry. Thomas Koch Blank. Thu, 12/17/2020 - 00:20. A recent announcement by Europe’s largest iron ore producer, LKAB, may seem like a technical detail only relevant for metallurgists and steel nerds.

How to talk about racial justice in sustainability

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How to talk about racial justice in sustainability. Victoria Gilchrist. Wed, 12/16/2020 - 00:30. Editor's note: The opinions and conclusions that appear in this piece do not necessarily represent the position of Intel.

2020 was the year that…

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2020 was the year that…. Joel Makower. Mon, 12/28/2020 - 02:11. It was a very long year. True, just 366 days (it was a leap year, after all), each one, I’m told, containing only the standard 24 hours. But it was much, much longer than that. Remember 2019? Neither do I.

GM's electric delivery foray, plus other mobility trends headlining CES

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GM's electric delivery foray, plus other mobility trends headlining CES. Katie Fehrenbacher. Wed, 01/13/2021 - 01:30.

Is your environmentalism intersectional? It should be

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Is your environmentalism intersectional? It should be. Deonna Anderson. Fri, 12/04/2020 - 01:30.

Adidas and H&M join project to scale circular fashion and recycled fibers

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Adidas and H&M join project to scale circular fashion and recycled fibers. Michael Holder. Fri, 12/11/2020 - 00:05.

Can Shell help pilot a new era of sustainable aviation?

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Can Shell help pilot a new era of sustainable aviation? Joel Makower. Mon, 12/14/2020 - 02:11. One of the world’s largest oil and gas companies is betting that the future of flying is carbon-neutral.

Electric tractors, agribots and regenerative agriculture

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Electric tractors, agribots and regenerative agriculture. Heather Clancy. Thu, 12/17/2020 - 01:30. Without the benefit of their favorite search engine, I’m certain many readers would be hard-pressed to name the largest, pure-play agricultural equipment company in the world.

5 radical visions for a 2050 food system

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5 radical visions for a 2050 food system. Jim Giles. Fri, 01/15/2021 - 01:30. Just over a year ago, the Rockefeller Foundation put out a global call for proposals for radical reform of our food systems. More than 1,300 teams from 119 countries responded.

HSBC invests in world’s first ‘reef credit’ system

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HSBC invests in world’s first ‘reef credit’ system. Jesse Klein. Mon, 12/07/2020 - 01:45. Traditionally, offset markets have been focused on credits for atmospheric carbon sequestration or restoration projects. But there are many other ways industrial and agricultural operations harm the planet.

Why corporate partners are essential for Third Derivative, a new climate-tech support network

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Why corporate partners are essential for Third Derivative, a new climate-tech support network. Heather Clancy. Mon, 11/30/2020 - 03:00. Climate tech is more important than ever, but the systemic challenges entrepreneurs face in shepherding these solutions to commercial success is formidable.

How Utah cities are pursuing 100% renewable energy

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How Utah cities are pursuing 100% renewable energy. Emily Elizabet…. Fri, 11/20/2020 - 01:00. In the absence of federal action on climate change in the United States, local communities have taken on the responsibility of reducing their greenhouse emissions.

Nestlé digs deeper into regenerative ag, puts $3.6B behind net-zero plan

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Nestlé digs deeper into regenerative ag, puts $3.6B behind net-zero plan. Heather Clancy. Mon, 12/07/2020 - 02:00. The world’s largest food company, Nestlé, last week said it plans to spend roughly $3.6 billion over the next five years to meet its net-zero by 2050 aspirations.

What 8 indoor farming companies plan for 2021

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What 8 indoor farming companies plan for 2021. Jesse Klein. Wed, 01/06/2021 - 01:30.

You say old coal plant, I say new green hydrogen facility

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You say old coal plant, I say new green hydrogen facility. Lincoln Bleveans. Tue, 11/24/2020 - 01:30. Relics. Environmental hotspots. Or maybe reminders of a simpler time. Good or bad, no one views America’s old coal-fired power plants with indifference. .

Waste: an environmental justice issue we should be talking about

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Waste: an environmental justice issue we should be talking about. Deonna Anderson. Wed, 01/06/2021 - 01:30. Remember when Flint, Michigan garnered international attention because water in the city was making people sick ? Well, there are communities like that around the country and the world.

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New benchmark shows that biodiversity is in fashion

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New benchmark shows that biodiversity is in fashion. Liesl Truscott. Thu, 12/03/2020 - 01:00. This week, in advance of World Soil Day — Dec.

Could green hydrogen be key to a carbon-free economy?

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Could green hydrogen be key to a carbon-free economy? Jim Robbins. Thu, 11/19/2020 - 01:30. This article originally was published on Yale Environment 360. Saudi Arabia is constructing a futuristic city in the desert on the Red Sea called Neom.

Booming secondhand clothing sales could help curb the sustainability crisis in fashion

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Booming secondhand clothing sales could help curb the sustainability crisis in fashion. Hyejune Park. Fri, 11/27/2020 - 01:00. A massive force is reshaping the fashion industry: secondhand clothing. According to a new report, the U.S.

What I learned about water in 2020

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What I learned about water in 2020. Will Sarni. Wed, 12/30/2020 - 01:30. Last year around this time, I focused on digital technology solutions for water with this essay, " 2019: The Year Analog Solutions Died."

Is your team embedding equity considerations into its carbon removal projects?

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Is your team embedding equity considerations into its carbon removal projects? Gloria Oladipo. Mon, 01/18/2021 - 01:15.

The top 25 most sustainable fleets

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The top 25 most sustainable fleets. Katie Fehrenbacher. Mon, 10/26/2020 - 02:00. However you look at it, 2020 is a turning point for fleets. .

The chef who wants diners to fund regenerative ag

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The chef who wants diners to fund regenerative ag. Jim Giles. Fri, 11/20/2020 - 01:30. "We We have solutions that are bipartisan and cost the government $0.".

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Want to switch to reusable cups? Here’s how to get started 

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Want to switch to reusable cups? Here’s how to get started . Lauren Phipps. Mon, 01/18/2021 - 00:15. By now, you know the problem: Nearly 250 billion single-use cups are used globally every year — most of which end up in a landfill — and the environmental, economic and social costs are mounting.

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5 ways businesses can take action to reduce environmental racism

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5 ways businesses can take action to reduce environmental racism. Samantha Harris. Mon, 11/16/2020 - 00:20.

Why collaboration is the missing ingredient in food system reform

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Why collaboration is the missing ingredient in food system reform. Jim Giles. Fri, 01/08/2021 - 01:30. One of the most exciting things about food and ag right now is the potential for change. The industry’s environmental problems — waste, greenhouse gases, biodiversity loss — are real.

Q4 2020: Amazon, AT&T, McDonald's and Starbucks lead the way as clean energy procurement matures

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Q4 2020: Amazon, AT&T, McDonald's and Starbucks lead the way as clean energy procurement matures. Sarah Golden. Thu, 01/14/2021 - 04:11. After a strange year, corporate renewable procurement deals ended on a high note, with corporations inking some of the biggest, most complex transactions to date.

Europe’s wood pellet market is worsening environmental racism in the American South

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Europe’s wood pellet market is worsening environmental racism in the American South. Danielle Purifoy. Wed, 10/21/2020 - 00:45.

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