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Sustainable fleets are at an inflection point   
August 12, 2020
Source: GreenBiz - Companies and cities are increasingly adopting lower-carbon fleets — including trucks and buses that run off electricity, renewable diesel and renewable natural gas — according to a new report from the research team at Gladstein,...
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Going Green (and Blue): Three Lessons Learned from a Circular Partnership   
August 12, 2020
Source: Sustainable Brands - As more businesses look to cut costs while improving sustainability, the circular economy concept is picking up steam. Consumers want the businesses they patronize to do good for society and practice conscious capitalism.
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Our 11 favorite ethical and sustainable clothing companies that you haven’t heard of yet   
August 12, 2020
Source: Fast Company - At Fast Company, we love brands that find ways to combine great design and quality with sustainability. And fortunately, in the apparel and fashion industry, there seem to be lots more of them these days.
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UConn Researcher to Lead New Sustainable Poultry Production Project   
August 11, 2020
Source: U Conn - The United States Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA) has announced a competitive award of $10 million to a project led by Kumar Venkitanarayanan, UConn College of Agriculture, Health,...
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What Are Leading Sustainable Design Companies Planning Next?   
August 11, 2020
- The COVID-19 crisis has shattered our illusion of individualism and revealed our deep-rooted dependencies on one another in order to protect our communities. The same idea is true of protecting our planet.
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‘Meaningless certification’: Study makes the case against ‘sustainable’ palm oil   
August 11, 2020
Source: Mongabay - A new study on certified oil palm plantations and their links to past deforestation has sparked a debate over whether they can be considered sustainable if they’re established on once-forested land.
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The Co-Benefits of Climate Action Report   
August 10, 2020
Source: CDP - Global emissions need to halve by 2030 and reduce to net zero by 2050 to stay in line with the 1.5°C mitigation pathway and avoid catastrophic climate change¹. Accounting for up to 70% of global emissions2 and home to 55% of the...
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The Social Ripple Effect: The Reach of Business Decisions in the Time of COVID-19   
August 07, 2020
Source: Sustainable Brands - Organizations will be defined by the decisions they make during the pandemic. Now, companies with a social purpose — or those which aspire to have one — have a tool that can inform their day-to-day decisions in ways that build...
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Nestlé's KitKat drops Fairtrade commitment, set to impact 27,000 cocoa & sugar farmers in Ivory Coast, Fiji & Malawi   
August 07, 2020
Source: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre - On 23 June 2020, Nestlé's KitKat was criticised for dropping its long-standing Fairtrade certification on chocolate bars in the UK and Ireland. The move was described as "profoundly disappointing".
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Four Dozen Ohio Businesses Call for Repeal of House Bill 6   
August 05, 2020
Source: Ceres - A group of nearly 50 businesses, investors, trade associations, and employers in Ohio sent a letter to Governor Mike DeWine and members of the Ohio Legislature today urging the immediate repeal of House Bill 6. The letter is in...
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