Trend: Companies warm to nature-based solutions

January 27, 2020 by  
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More than 350 companies have made commitments to help reverse nature loss and restore vital natural systems on which economic activity depends.

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Seed preservation is vital for a sustainable food system

January 27, 2020 by  
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“Our seeds are more than just food for us. Yes, they are nutrition. But they’re also… spirituality,” says Electa Hare-RedCorn, a member of the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma and a Yankton descendant. “Each seed has a story and each seed has a prayer.”With a background in social work, Hare-RedCorn was brought on to the Pawnee Seed Preservation Project in 2012 as a seed-keeper, to carry the conversation forward with youth and families. The project, she says, has become a movement.

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Restricting trade in endangered species can backfire, triggering market booms

January 27, 2020 by  
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Consumer purchases no longer trigger market booms. Speculative investments do.

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Microsoft’s quest to go ‘carbon negative’ inspires $1B fund

January 17, 2020 by  
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Bold new commitment will see the tech giant charge an internal carbon fee not just on emissions from its direct operations, but on those of its supply chain.

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Black farmers embrace and implement solutions for climate resiliency

January 8, 2020 by  
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“Our duty as earthkeepers is to call the exiled carbon back into the land and to bring the soil life home,” said Larisa Jacobson, co-director of Soul Fire Farm.

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Intuit teams with Project Drawdown for ambitious ‘climate positive’ pledge

January 6, 2020 by  
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Collaboration could lead to better outcomes for corporate climate goals.

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20 C-suite sustainability champions for 2020

January 6, 2020 by  
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These corporate execs are casting a new mold for embracing environmental, social and governance factors at the highest levels.

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When it comes to conference panels, everything in moderation

January 6, 2020 by  
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Leading a good sustainability conference panel isn’t just about letting the experts speak.

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New year, new energy: Cleantech innovations vie for the spotlight at CES

January 6, 2020 by  
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Sponsored: Cleantech is positioned to take center stage at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show with good reason: extreme weather events spanning from wildfires to unseasonably early winter storms are showing consumers and businesses alike that waiting for government action is no longer an option.

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Report Report: Carbon bubble, resilient ag, water-smart future, SDG finance

November 26, 2019 by  
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A round-up of recent reports on sustainable business and clean technology.

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