Fashion’s latest trend? Why H&M, other big brands are investing in garment recycling

January 22, 2020 by  
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Less than 1 percent of clothing material today is refashioned to produce new clothing. This is one potential solution.

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How companies can source cotton more sustainably

January 22, 2020 by  
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Natural and renewable, it’s a popular choice for brands and consumers looking to make more sustainable fabric choices, but cotton comes with its fair share of social and environmental risks.

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Starbucks commits to give more than it takes from the planet, and ditch disposable cups

January 21, 2020 by  
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To become “resource positive,” the coffee colossus seeks to shift toward circularity, including reusable packaging.

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Starbucks commits to give more than it takes from the planet, and ditch disposable cups

How companies can integrate a more sustainable materials strategy into their business

January 21, 2020 by  
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Almost any textile you can think of, from cotton to leather to nylon, has social and environmental impacts risks at every level of its supply chain. The Material Change Index, reflecting the policies of more than 170 companies, tracks the apparel, footwear and home sector’s progress on managing risk and replacing harmful materials.

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How companies can integrate a more sustainable materials strategy into their business

A new decade demands new leadership in climate policy advocacy

January 21, 2020 by  
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Only public policy can deliver the speed and scale of emissions reductions needed to limit the worst impacts of climate change.

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A new decade demands new leadership in climate policy advocacy

The transformation of energy technology: learnings from CES 2020

January 20, 2020 by  
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Sponsored: Sustainability was a critical component of the innovative technologies shared at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. Here are three takeaways.

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The transformation of energy technology: learnings from CES 2020

A surge of new plastic production is on the way

January 17, 2020 by  
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Major oil companies, facing the prospect of reduced demand for their fuels, are ramping up their plastics output.

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A surge of new plastic production is on the way

Telecommuting has benefits, but here’s why employers aren’t more flexible

January 17, 2020 by  
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One of the benefits is getting workers off the road.

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Telecommuting has benefits, but here’s why employers aren’t more flexible

Episode 203: Conversations about the State of Green Business

January 17, 2020 by  
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Plus, an interview with John Schulz, director of sustainability integration at AT&T, and outtakes from the State of Green Business webcast.

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The PFAS and the furious: the new and deserved scrutiny on the ‘forever chemicals’

January 13, 2020 by  
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The water-repellent coating on many biodegradable products can cause harm in waste management and human health.

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