Volvo Uses Blockchain To Ensure Ethical EVs

CleanTechnica

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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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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

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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

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.

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. If you think that you never get an opportunity to go green, then think again.

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

Fairphone unveils latest ethical smartphone model

Business Green

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

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

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!

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.

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

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 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

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.

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!

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.

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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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

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.

Book Review: Ruined by Design by Mike Monteiro

Terra Infirma

The holocaust is obviously an extreme case, but ‘Ruined by Design’ by web/UX designer Mike Monteiro makes the case that far too many of us designers/engineers leave our ethics at home when we rock up to work. Uncategorised book review eco-design ethics

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How the Business Roundtable’s big green shift creates opportunity

GreenBiz

What does it mean that America’s largest and most powerful corporations are now endorsing fair labor practices, ethical treatment of suppliers, sustainability and transparency?

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Coronavirus thumps palm oil demand

Eco-Business

Supply chain disruption and shrinking profits could hinder the expansion of ethical production amid the global pandemic

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Doing the right thing (and being seen to do the right thing)

Terra Infirma

Uncategorised ethics leadershipI’m sure many of us are having our hearts warmed by the many positive actions we see in these dark days.

Promises, Promises: BMW Aims To Double Energy Density Of Batteries By 2030, But Will It Ever Mass Produce Electric Cars?

CleanTechnica

The company deserves some credit for its recycling and ethical business practices but it needs to get in the electric car game in a big way soon. BMW says it is working on battery cells that will have twice the energy density of today's cells -- by 2030.

From the Editor, February 2020

Unsustainable

Editor climate editor Ethics politics wasteI’m very fortunate to be living, even if only temporarily, in an international dark sky reserve. The night skies are a stark contrast to those above my former home, deep in the suburban sprawl of a major city.

Is tech a new frontier for sustainability?

Eco-Business

Although new technologies have vast potential, businesses also need to understand their risks, social impact, and ethical implications

The Aftermath of Greenhouse Gases

Unsustainable

Climate carbon climate conservation Ethics Maruša RomihThe Earth is changing. The beginning of 2020 marked the end of the hottest decade so far; 2019 being the second hottest year ever recorded. What do we make of this? By now, we are all familiar with climate change.

How the Business Roundtable’s big green shift creates opportunity

AGreenLiving

What does it mean that America’s largest and most powerful corporations are now endorsing fair labor practices, ethical treatment of suppliers, sustainability and transparency? Business Green america and-transparency are-now does-it-mean endorsing-fair ethical-treatment labor-practices largest-and leadership most-powerful

Purpose over profit—are B-Corps the future of sustainable business?

Eco-Business

As more companies get certified as ethically-minded B Corporations, some experts doubt the trend will bring about change on a meaningful scale

How Companies Can Green Their Shipping

U.S. Green Technology

Fast-forward to today, however, and it’s extremely difficult to brush aside ethical and environmental responsibility. There was a time, now long behind us, when companies could engage in wasteful and short-sighted practices as a matter of course, without the public being any the wiser.

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Sculptural, solar-powered home generates more energy than it uses

AGreenLiving

Eco Green client dallas ethical-fashion leed platinum solar-powered texas trees vegan leather winnwoodIn the Texan suburb of Addison just north of Dallas, 5G Studio Collaborative has completed the Winnwood Residence, a contemporary home that blurs the line between the indoors and out.

Macys and Bloomingdales to be fur-free by 2021

AGreenLiving

In lieu of these textiles, eco-conscious alternatives like vegan leather and organic cotton are emerging and appealing to ethical shoppers. Business Eco Green bloomingdale ethical-fashion faux fur fur-free vegan fur vegan leather with-the-humaneIn partnership with the Humane Society of the United States, both Macy’s and its subsidiary, Bloomingdale’s, will cease sales of authentic fur.

What does the veganism tribunal ruling mean for employers?

Business Green

Ethical veganism is now considered a protected belief in English law, so how vegan-friendly is your workplace

How to see these six fascinating animals in the wild while aiding in their conservation

Inhabitat - Innovation

Here’s how to ethically view six animals in their natural habitats in ways that benefit them rather than disturb them. If you’re going to travel, travel responsibly.

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NYSEIA creates Long Island Solar & Storage Alliance to help reach renewable goals

Solar Power World

The mission of the alliance is to promote a thriving and ethical solar business community on Long Island, and to advocate for rapid solar… The post NYSEIA creates Long Island Solar & Storage Alliance to help reach renewable goals appeared first on Solar Power World.

Stroodles lets you eat your straw

Inhabitat - Innovation

Stroodles, a new straw made out of pasta, solves the ethical straw problem. Now you can one-up your eco-conscious friends. Instead of composting your straw after you finish your drink, you can eat it. You can snap a Stroodle to correctly size it for any drink.

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The William Perry Pendley Rehabilitation Tour: Climate Change, Wild Horses, and Ethics Recusals

DeSmogBlog

Read time: 5 mins By John R. Platt , The Revelator. Originally posted on The Revelator. William Perry Pendley wants you think that what he thinks doesn’t matter. Pendley spent four decades advocating for the corporate exploitation of U.S. public lands.

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Surveillance Technology And Cultural Notions Of Privacy

Forbes Green Tech

This article examines new technology and the larger political and ethical questions surrounding biometric data collection How has the surveillance and storing of biometric data impinged upon our right to privacy?

The Technology Of Labor Today

Forbes Green Tech

This article examines how new technology has affected labor practices from the dimensions of online job sites, to hiring practices and the shifts in class dynamics and ethical questions regarding production today