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Sustainability Standard Setters & Policy Makers
5 communications tips to market sustainability   
April 08, 2020
Source: GreenBiz - While consumers are increasingly interested in buying products that are better for the environment and for people than the alternative, three factors involving communications often prevent them from doing so: not enough...
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Top 10 Elastomers for Sustainability   
April 03, 2020
Source: European Rubber Journal - Help us to draw up a Top 10 of new materials-based technologies that are enhancing the environmental profile of our industry
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5 Sustainable Fashion Industry Innovations Awarded $1 Million by H&M Foundation   
April 02, 2020
Source: Environmental Leader - The five winning entries of the 2020 Global Change Award include innovations from lab-grown cotton and creating fabrics from protein DNA, to tracking sustainable fibers by using blockchain technology, wastewater separation and...
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COVID-19 likely to shrink global GDP by almost one per cent in 2020   
April 01, 2020
Source: United Nations SDGs - The global economy could shrink by almost one percent this year—0.9 percent—due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and world output could contract further if imposed restrictions on economic activities extend to the third quarter of the...
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Yes, Electric Cars Are Cleaner, Even When The Power Comes From Coal   
April 01, 2020
Source: Forbes - A new study by the universities of Exeter and Cambridge in the UK and Nijmegen in the Netherlands has concluded that electric cars lead to lower carbon emissions overall, even if electricity generation still relies on fossil fuels
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‘This will be hard.’ Ann Arbor sustainability manager lays out path to carbon-neutrality   
April 01, 2020
Source: Michigan Live - ANN ARBOR, MI — It’s expected to cost over $1 billion to make Ann Arbor carbon-neutral over the next 10 years.
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Northwestern recognized as a national leader in energy efficiency and sustainability   
April 01, 2020
Source: Northwestern University - University to receive EPA’s highest honor recognizing institutions and businesses committed to excellence in energy efficiency
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2020 Good Housekeeping Sustainability Awards open for entries   
April 01, 2020
Source: Cosmetics Design - This week, the Good Housekeeping Institute began accepting submissions for its now annual awards program. This year the Institute will recognize sustainable packaging innovation in four industries: home care and cleaning, toys,...
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Open Call for Applicants: GRI's Multi-Stakeholder Ethos in Action   
March 31, 2020
Source: GRI - A global search is underway to strengthen GRI’s representation of different organizations and interests, across sectors and geographic boundaries, through an open call for new members to join its governance bodies.
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United Nations Secretary-General launches plan to address the potentially devastating socio-economic impacts of COVID-19    
March 31, 2020
Source: United Nations - The new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is attacking societies at their core, claiming lives and people’s livelihoods. The potential longer-term effects on the global economy and those of individual countries are dire.
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