The Moral & Ethical Considerations Of Self-Driving Vehicles

CleanTechnica

Every car company is working on self-driving systems, but few are talking about the moral and ethical considerations such systems raise. Autonomous Vehicles Clean Transport autonomous car ethical considerations for self driving cars self-driving car

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Volvo Uses Blockchain To Ensure Ethical EVs

CleanTechnica

Batteries Cars Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Cars Energy Storage Lithium-Ion Batteries blockchain business ethics cobalt conflict minerals ethical materials ethics EV batteries volvo Volvo CarsBlockchain technology is (in the simplest way I can think of to describe it) a time-stamped series of transactions that are linked together, mathematically, to form a "chain."

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Ethically minded brands are on the rise: Here’s what you should know

The Environmental Blog

And thanks in part to social media, they are able to connect directly with more ethically minded consumers. The coronavirus pandemic has only accelerated the trend for online shopping, and even committed high-street shoppers are now shifting towards ecommerce.

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Harvard Profs Plan Geoengineering Experiment, Igniting Ethics Debate

CleanTechnica

Researchers at Harvard plan a geoengineering experiment injecting calcium carbonate dust high over the Southwestern US to see if it can help lower the temperature of the air below. Climate Change Science calcium carbonate Daniel Cziczo David Keith Frank Keutch geoengineering Harvard

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PaperTale app shows the ethics and sustainability of clothing with a simple scan

Inhabitat - Innovation

PaperTale is an app that scans smart tags on clothing to reveal the items' materials and how ethically they were made

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Rec Room presents ethically produced dresses for summer

Inhabitat - Innovation

Comfort, style, equality, sustainability

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Investors back global online market-place for ethical, green farmers

Eco-Business

The platform aims to help helps developing-nation farmers who are using green and ethical methods to earn more by linking them directly with food buyers around the world

Ethical Veganism Recognized As Philosophical Belief In Landmark Discrimination Case

Forbes Green Tech

A UK employment tribunal has ruled that ethical veganism is a philosophical belief and should be protected by law as such

Fidelity adopts Ethic to boost financial advisors’ sustainable investing options

Impact Alpha

The post Fidelity adopts Ethic to boost financial advisors’ sustainable investing options appeared first on ImpactAlpha. ImpactAlpha, September 26 – Investors with Fidelity accounts have access to a small number of sustainable investment options—mostly index funds constructed around women’s leadership, clean energy and other themes. But the $7.4

Rainforest Alliance aims to help ethical growers get climate-smart

Eco-Business

Upgraded certification scheme, covering over 2 million farmers, will use technology to help them adapt to climate change, protect forests and spot social risks

9- Ethical headphones to buy in 2019: Save the Earth while you listen

Eco Friend

By just making green choices while buying your day-to-day products, you can make a considerable… The post 9- Ethical headphones to buy in 2019: Save the Earth while you listen appeared first on Eco Friend. Eco Friend Latest Gadgets buy in 2019 Ethical headphones featured Save the Earth topIf you think that you never get an opportunity to go green, then think again.

Rec Room presents ethically produced dresses for summer

AGreenLiving

Comfort, style, equality, sustainability — these values encapsulate the essence of Rec Room and its products, including a new line of ethically crafted summer dresses you’ll want to wear every single day. However, every business has to measure its carbon footprint, so even though it has made an effort to create a brand that ethically and sustainably produced, Rec Room also gives back to reforestation initiatives via 1% For the Planet and One Tree Planted.

Long road ahead for ethical palm oil in booming Indian market

Eco-Business

As the second largest consumer of palm oil, India is key to making the commodity sustainable

Fairphone unveils latest ethical smartphone model

Business Green

Company says the Fairphone 3 is produced using responsibly-sourced, conflict-free, recyclable, and Fairtrade materials

Bulk of UK banks lack convincing climate strategy, Ethical Consumer warns

Business Green

The overwhelming majority of UK banks offering current and savings accounts lack convincing plans to reduce their carbon impact, according to new research from Ethical Consumer magazine.

Fairphone 3, a more ethical, reliable and sustainable phone, is released

Treehugger - Technology

Too bad we can't buy it in North America. Technology

Fairphone 2 is the world's first ethical, modular smartphone

Treehugger - Technology

If only we could buy it in North America. Technology

Ethical beef? Fresh range goes UK-wide with 'wildlife-friendly' red meat

Business Green

Online ethical grocer Fresh-range announces it is to expand its operations to cover England, Wales, and most of Scotland. Farm Wilder's Fritillary Butterfly Friendly Beef, Cuckoo Friendly Beef, and Cuckoo Friendly Lamb are all now on sale from ethical online grocer Fresh-range.

FCA aims to develop a more ethical cobalt supply chain

Charged

Fiat Chrysler (FCA) recently joined forces with the Responsible Sourcing Blockchain Network in a move to improve its sustainability efforts. The automaker will begin using blockchain technology to help ensure sustainable sourcing and production practices through audits that map the mining history of its raw cobalt supply. The first of these blockchain-powered audits is set to begin early this year, and will help the company to reduce its potential use of unethically sourced cobalt.

The Brief: Opportunity Zones’ homegrown impact, underrepresented Nordics, ethical jewelry, waste to fuel, stock market climate mandates

Impact Alpha

What’s more surprising is the growing number of examples in The post The Brief: Opportunity Zones’ homegrown impact, underrepresented Nordics, ethical jewelry, waste to fuel, stock market climate mandates appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Greetings, Agents of Impact! Featured: ImpactAlpha Original Local Opportunity Zone headlines tell a different story: They’re working.

The melting Arctic is fertile ground for businesses. But continued oil exploration poses an ethical dilemma

Eco-Business

Norway’s Arctic residents are facing hardships from rapid warming, which is also affecting communities in Asia. But the Nordic country’s wealth is built on oil, and exploration is moving further north. Can it find a middle ground?

Can ethical businesses bring a breath of fresh air to Asia's polluted cities?

Eco-Business

Air pollution kills an estimated seven million people worldwide every year

Green shoots: UK green and ethical fund investments hit £23.5bn

Business Green

EIRIS Foundation reports strong growth in green UK investment, as separate survey suggests many Brits remain unaware of how their pensions are invested

The Brief: Obvious sustainability disruptions, $455M for Ecosystem Investment Partners, ethical chocolate, Asian impact tech, decision time for BP’s new CEO

Impact Alpha

The post The Brief: Obvious sustainability disruptions, $455M for Ecosystem Investment Partners, ethical chocolate, Asian impact tech, decision time for BP’s new CEO appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Greetings, Agent of Impact!

The Most Ethical Laptop You’ve Never Heard Of

Forbes Green Tech

The iameco D4R uses recycled, modular, non-toxic components

The Brief: Bloomberg’s Global Business Forum, Fidelity’s Ethic option, Aavishkaar’s expansion, Allianz’s impact fund, ANDE’s entrepreneurship for development

Impact Alpha

1 from 7pm to The post The Brief: Bloomberg’s Global Business Forum, Fidelity’s Ethic option, Aavishkaar’s expansion, Allianz’s impact fund, ANDE’s entrepreneurship for development appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Greetings, Agents of Impact! Amsterdam happy hour. ImpactAlpha is heading to the GIIN Investor Forum in Amsterdam next week and we’re eager to meet up.

Fashion & Fabric: From Sustainable to Harmful

Unsustainable

Ecology ecology Ellen Rubin Ethics fashion lifestyle organic farming recycling upcycling wasteSustainable Fabric: Not all fabrics are created equal, especially as regards the costs of production and disposal to the environment and to human health. The post Fashion & Fabric: From Sustainable to Harmful appeared first on Unsustainable.

California Polluters May Soon Buy Carbon 'Offsets' From the Amazon — Is That Ethical?

DeSmogBlog

Read time: 6 mins By Maron Greenleaf , Dartmouth College Fires in the Brazilian Amazon have outraged the world. But what can people living far from the world’s largest rainforest do to save it? California thinks it has an answer.

Why Good Energy is joining the campaign to fight for ethical pensions

Business Green

Juliet Davenport explains why the energy provider has become the latest pledge partner for the new Make My Money matter campaign - and why more businesses should consider doing likewise. This week Good Energy signed up to the Make My Money Matter campaign as a pledge partner. Film director Richard Curtis launched the campaign to raise awareness on where the trillions of pounds is invested in UK pensions.

How CEOs, experts and philosophers see the world's biggest risks differently

GreenBiz

The differences highlight how the groups tend to think — in economic and ethical terms. Policy & Politics Policy & Politics

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Black Lives Matter, Environmental Racism and Climate Injustice: What They Have in Common and What You Can Do to Help

Unsustainable

Climate climate Climate Change environment equality Ethics Jeanne Yacoubou politics povertyDismantling the white supremacist foundation underpinning all three of these movements will take everyone working together. Get involved undoing the harms ravaging your local community using these 3 tips. The post Black Lives Matter, Environmental Racism and Climate Injustice: What They Have in Common and What You Can Do to Help appeared first on Unsustainable.

Greenery envelopes a Snhetta-designed timber office in Austria

Inhabitat - Innovation

Snøhetta has recently completed the new head office for ASI Reisen, an international trekking and adventure travel company that sought a space reflective of its working culture and sustainable ethics

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Supporting Responsible and Sustainable Businesses: Café 440

AGreenLiving

As consumers, we aren’t always aware of the ethics of … The post Supporting Responsible and Sustainable Businesses: Café 440 appeared first on Earth911.com. Business Eco 440-appeared appeared-first better cafe-440 covid earth911 earth911-podcast ethics first-on-earth911 food from-the from-the-far sustainable the-ethics

ESG Stocks Are The Way To Go, Says Harvard Business Review

CleanTechnica

Whether it is to screen out poor performers, identify superior financial results, target ethical green funds, or support activists as they push companies toward zero emission practices, ESG is solidly established as a guiding force for viable market assessment.

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PaperTale app shows the ethics and sustainability of clothing with a simple scan

AGreenLiving

PaperTale app shows the ethics and sustainability of clothing with a simple scan. It’s often difficult to be a conscientious consumer. Even with the best intentions, we often just don’t have the information we need to make a truly informed decision. Sure we can observe and avoid excess packaging , but it’s challenging to get a deeper dive into the origin of materials or how employees at a plant halfway around the globe are treated.