PROFILING KEY GLOBAL CAPITAL MARKET PLAYERS AND INFLUENTIALS SHAPING MARKETS, CORPORATE REPUTATIONS AND VALUATIONS.
Global Sustainability : Forward Momentum!
Episode 211: Sustainable consumption, victory in Virginia - Podcast   
March 13, 2020
Source: GreenBiz - This weekend brings World Consumer Rights Day, and this year's focus is sustainable consumption — a theme chosen by the member organizations of London-based Consumers International. "I think the understanding of the urgency has...
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Sustainable Cities Will Likely Be The Winners In The Future   
March 13, 2020
Source: Forbes - In this day and age of increasing social isolation, there is a noticeable trend of people relocating to cities and towns that offer a higher quality of life. Certainly, drivers such as a lower cost of living, vast open space, and...
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Neste sets an ambitious target for carbon neutral production by 2035   
March 12, 2020
Source: Neste - Neste is committed to reaching carbon neutral production by 2035. The commitment complements Neste’s other strategic climate commitment of reducing customers’ greenhouse gas emissions by at least 20 million tons annually by 2030.
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Why the private sector will play an increasingly bigger role in climate change and sustainability   
March 12, 2020
Source: ZDNet - n 2017, the US, famously and controversially, made the decision to withdraw from the Paris climate change agreement. And some of the 187 countries that remain in the agreement are struggling to meet their commitments. Recently,...
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EU to introduce waste reduction targets, new sustainable products law   
March 12, 2020
Source: Reuters - BRUSSELS - The European Commission said on Wednesday it will introduce new waste reduction targets and sustainability laws to ensure that products placed on the EU market are recyclable, repairable and designed to last longer,...
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2020 Retail Seafood Review: Sustainability Remains Key Concern   
March 12, 2020
Source: Progressive Grocer - According to Chicago-based Nielsen’s 2019 “Protein Proliferation” report, 19% of consumers surveyed said that they intended to increase their consumption of meat and seafood — more than any other protein group. Meanwhile, fish...
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Designing with Sustainable Materials   
March 12, 2020
Source: Mansion Global - Besides the environmental benefits, using sustainable materials can help foster a stronger sense of place and anchor it within the surrounding cultural context,” said Hans Baldauf, co-founding principal at BCV Architecture +...
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Who’s Influencing Fashion’s Sustainable Future? Apple, Amazon—and Toyota   
March 12, 2020
Source: Sourcing Journal - If you were in business school in the 1980s, you would have studied Japan. “Japan as Number One” was a bestselling book, and Japanese auto companies were the new standard for global excellence. That was all owed to quality, but...
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Can Climate Sustainability Help Your Portfolio? Oh, Yes   
March 11, 2020
Source: Forbes - Stock prices historically depend on future cash flows. But what if climate change endangers that stream? Odds are very strong, alas, that this could happen. And the results for investors will be ugly. Not to mention the results...
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Is it possible to create a sustainable Fashion Week?   
March 11, 2020
Source: Harper Bazaar - As we find ourselves in the middle of a climate crisis, it seems that fashion needs to rethink the runway show. But can the industry’s tradition transform into a greener alternative?
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