Introducing … VERGE Food

February 3, 2020 by  
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The latest addition to our annual VERGE conference promises to serve up a full plate of issues and solutions.

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Trend: Last-mile transportation inches closer to home

February 3, 2020 by  
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Last-mile freight is a major contributor to local air pollution, often in disadvantaged communities. But there’s some good news amidst all this urban doom and gloom.

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Elkington: Tech isn’t enough to solve sustainability challenges

May 18, 2012 by  
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What's needed to cure the world's ills is real culture change, led by better communication about environmental issues and by the innovators Volans executive chairman John Elkington calls "zeronauts."

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Elkington: Tech isn’t enough to solve sustainability challenges

May 18, 2012 by  
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What's needed to cure the world's ills is real culture change, led by better communication about environmental issues and by the innovators Volans executive chairman John Elkington calls "zeronauts."

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Brewing a greener cuppa joe at Starbucks and Thanksgiving Coffee

May 18, 2012 by  
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Despite the many differences between the Fortune 500 coffee retailer and the family-owned artisan roaster based in Mendocino, Calif., the two companies are committed to working with growers to source coffee beans as sustainably and ethically as possible.

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Why Water Stewardship Goes Beyond Managing Risk

September 12, 2011 by  
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Water stewardship moves well beyond water efficiency and water risk evaluations to engaging on public policy issues and working with stakeholders.

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A New Era of Sustainability

June 22, 2010 by  
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This survey of more than 750 CEOs conducted by Accenture and the U.N. Global Compact explores to what extent companies are embracing green issues and preparing for a future where sustainability is central to business

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Fuel from CO2, Safer Pesticides Earn Green Chemistry Awards

June 22, 2010 by  
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The latest Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards recognize waste-cutting chemical production methods and genetically engineered microorganisms that produce fuels and chemicals.

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Starwood Sets 2020 Goals for Energy, Water Use

June 22, 2010 by  
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Starwood Hotels and Resorts plans to slash energy use in each of its 1,000 hotels by 30 percent by 2020, in addition to a 20 percenty drop in water consumption.

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Tony Kushner on Climate Change

December 2, 2009 by  
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The play Angels in America had a profound effect on me so I was happy to have had this video of its author, Tony Kushner, sent to me by The Nation magazine. In the video, Kushner talks about how “Angels” dealt with environmental issues and how difficult it is for the arts to take on climate change…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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