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5 seriously cool climate innovators in fashion

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From carbon-negative polyester to dissolvable thread, here's a handful of surprising startups making waves in the apparel industry. Circular Economy Fashion In the Loop Innovation

How is the pandemic affecting the profession of sustainability?

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Amid the global pandemic and economic meltdown, the profession of sustainability inside companies seems to be moving apace. COVID-19 Leadership state of the profession Two Steps Forward

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HSBC: Companies focused on climate change 'outperformed' as virus spread

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Research note suggests businesses with strong ESG credentials are proving more resilient than peers to coronavirus turmoil. But there are regional differences. COVID-19 Finance & Investing ESG

Domo, Covestro, BASF are testing blockchain for tracing plastics

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The mission: create an open data-sharing application that chemicals and plastics producers can use to inform circular production processes. Circular Economy Blockchain plastic

How COVID-19 changes climate communications

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Communicators must find ways to advance the conversation on climate, but sensitivity is required. Climate Change COVID-19 Marketing & Communication

This is exactly the time to be talking about climate change

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If we have the chance to start anew, why would we want to rescue and lock in unsustainable systems and industries for another generation or more? Climate Change Activism COVID-19 Marketing & Communication Two Steps Forward

Is a solar desalination breakthrough coming to the desert?

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The output of desalination plants is a mere fraction of what it the world could use. Using the sun to convert seawater into drinking water could be key. Water Efficiency & Conservation

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Dirty air, tailpipes and COVID-19

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Air pollution impacts how the human body can fight infections and viruses. Coronavirus mortality rates could become another galvanizing force for cleaning up the air and simultaneously lowering carbon emissions.

Why protecting soil carbon is a win-win for farmers and the planet

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The benefits of protecting and restoring soil carbon go well beyond any one farm or any one year. But not enough people are taking these steps. Agriculture Carbon Removal Regenerative Agriculture Soil Deforestation

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A business model canvas for the 21st century

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Traditional strategy constructs don't capture the interconnectedness and complexities of the living ecosystems that companies are inherently entangled in today. Here are suggestions for an update. Corporate Strategy Corporate Strategy Leadership

Asia's central banks must rise to the challenge of climate change

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Most central banks in Asia already believe they should help to promote green bonds and other low-carbon initiatives. Finance & Investing Risk

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Sustaining sustainability: Lessons from the coronavirus pandemic

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The current crisis shows in unequivocal terms that frontline and shop-floor employees surviving hand to mouth will be disproportionately affected when the climate crisis hits. Climate Change Corporate Strategy COVID-19

The growing movement to help farmers reduce pollution and make a profit

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In Pennsylvania, an innovative program is showing farmers how to plant cash crops in buffer zones to help stabilize stream banks and clean up waterways. Agriculture Conservation farmers Food & Agriculture Food Systems

Coronavirus, cheap natural gas and building electrification

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Will the spectacular drop in natural gas prices throttle the movement to electrify buildings? What's driving the coming collision. Building Electrification COVID-19 Energy & Climate Power Points Renewable Energy

Orchestrating the energy transition: Tuning into buildings

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For the sector to play its part means adopting aggressive energy efficiency, zero-carbon and grid-interactive strategies, especially for existing structures. Buildings Energy & Climate Energy Efficiency

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'Red flag for COP26': Most high-carbon companies shooting 'wide of the mark' for a 2C world

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Investor-led Transitions Pathway Initiative warns four in five firms in carbon-intensive sectors currently fail Paris Agreement test. Corporate Strategy Net Zero Paris Agreement

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Not just biofuels: Algae's next wave

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Applications in packaging and other products are beginning to gain momentum. Circular Economy Biomaterials Circular Packaging In the Loop Innovation packaging

How companies — from automotive to apparel — can transform waste into resources

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One key is to design out waste in the first place. Circular Economy Recycling Waste Waste Management Water Reuse

Coronavirus calls us to share more than ever. Here are 10 ways to get started

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Sharing probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind during a pandemic. But countless thousands are rising to the occasion. COVID-19 Sharing Economy

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Corporate renewable energy in the age of COVID-19

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Corporations have been driving the uptake of renewables across the United States for years.

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The environmental trail of the global charcoal supply chain

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Use of the fuel is alive and well, with devastating implications for forests in sub-Saharan Africa. Africa Energy & Climate

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Coronavirus: Falling power demand is impacting clean energy

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With the pandemic spurring a dramatic drop in economic activity across Europe, electricity, renewables and carbon prices have also plummeted. COVID-19 Energy & Climate Renewable Energy Solar Wind Power

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What it will take for China to rebuild global supply chain resilience after COVID-19

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People are returning to work and their daily lives but there is a lot companies must do to resume their normal productions and respond to the economic effects of the crisis. COVID-19 resilience Risk & Resilience Supply chain Supply Chain

Episode 214: What CSOs should do now, agtech and animal health

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Two sustainable business leaders, JLL's Cynthia Curtis and PwC's Jeff Senne, join us for a frank chat. Agriculture agtech Corporate Strategy COVID-19 Food Systems Podcast GreenBiz 350 Podcast

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10 tips for a successful online meeting or workshop

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In a world where meetings are forced to go online, here are suggestions to make your next meeting — well, infectious. Marketing & Communication North Star Technology

Report Report: Toxic air, ride sharing, carbon removal and rating the raters

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A wrap-up of recent research on sustainable business and the clean economy. Climate Change Banking Forestry Sustainable Development Goals / SDGs Report Report

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COP26: Postpone, virtual or as you were?

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This year's U.N. climate convention and a planned summit of its sister treaty, the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), are more important than usual. So far, neither has been postponed. Climate Change Climate Conferences Corporate Strategy Policy & Politics

Electric package trucks are (almost) ready for delivery

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Local delivery fleets are ideal for electrification given their predictable routes and significant dwell times at the depot. electric trucks Shipping & Logistics Transportation & Mobility

The aluminum can: America’s most successful recycling story that you’ve never heard

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On America Recycles Day, it's time to recognize one special piece of packaging. Circular Economy Recycling Waste Management

The stunning impact of COVID-19 social distancing on air pollution

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How efforts to flatten the curve of COVID-19 have reflected air quality in the San Francisco Bay area. COVID-19 Transportation & Mobility

Look for the green bond label

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Certification and labeling schemes are important for diversifying the investor base, clarifying market signals and responding to investor demands. Finance & Investing Green Bonds

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5 ways businesses can nudge their consumers to go green

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Companies large and small are leaning into sustainability, but consumers remain stubbornly out of step. Here's how to flip the script. Consumer Trends Marketing & Communication

Why climate and sustainability professionals need to take the next step in our evolution

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Sustainability professionals need to demonstrate the value they can bring to the highest levels of their organization. Simply put, we’re not there yet. Cleantech Leadership state of the profession

25 badass women shaking up the climate movement in 2020

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In honor of International Women's Day, we recognize courageous executives, investor advocates and policy visionaries who are role models for any gender. Careers Equity & Inclusion

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Sodexo doubles down on food recovery as clients shut doors amid pandemic

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With school closures and companies mandating employees to work from home, the facilities management company's food waste reduction efforts have even more relevance. COVID-19 Food & Agriculture Food Systems Food Waste

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Corporate America, it’s your time to shine

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The business leaders and companies who use this moment to be creative are the ones who will not only weather this storm; they’ll be the preferred brands of the future. COVID-19 Leadership Speaking Sustainably

COVID-19 and climate change: A healthy dose of reality

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Consider the global health crisis currently upon us as a warm-up act for a climate-changing world. Climate Change Health social inclusion Supply Chain Two Steps Forward

Hundreds of companies crack down on plastic from fast fashion to supermarkets and beyond

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The initial headline-grabbing pledges to phase out single use plastic may have become old news, but the new normal is seeing hundreds of companies quietly advance their plastic reduction strategies. Circular Economy packaging Plastic Waste

GreenBiz analysts take stock of the clean economy

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How, and how much, is the coronavirus pandemic impacting the clean economy? Our analysts share what they're seeing. Circular Economy Food Systems Renewable Energy Transportation & Mobility Two Steps Forward VERGE

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A clarion call for inventors and investors

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Geoengineering and environmental technologies are the vaccines author Thomas Kostigen believes we need to cure the planet’s ills. Books Investing Risk GreenBiz Reads