What do the SDGs mean for business now?

February 7, 2018 by  
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International Paper, JPMorgan Chase, Novozymes and Tata may not have a lot in common on the surface, but each company is determined to tackle key U.N. Global Goals.

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Why Silicon Valley should take ag tech more seriously

February 7, 2018 by  
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Barely 2 percent of all U.S. venture capital investments in 2017 were focused on solving agricultural challenges.

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This kind of behavior is the bedrock of sustainability

February 7, 2018 by  
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Breaking news: Sustainability is hard. Making even modest progress is daunting. Working effectively in this domain requires us to think not only about the scientific, technical and organizational challenges, but also about human psychology and behavior — others’ and our own.The good news is, you don’t have to run an energy company or a government to make a difference. But sustainability and climate action require executing some of the most difficult behaviors in the human repertoire: proactive behaviors, those that are more forward-looking and change-inducing than others.

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Green bonds may have a ‘halo effect’ on financial markets

February 7, 2018 by  
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Global green bond issuances could reach an unprecedented $200 billion this year, and their impact could influence wider investment decisions.

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Houseplants From Produce. No Seriously!

September 28, 2015 by  
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Houseplants bring life into our homes and they can be useful too. You may not have considered it, but plants that feed can make wonderful additions to any household — and many can be had for free. All you’ll need is organic produce and a bit of…

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Steel These Ideas: 15 Repurpose Projects Using Food Cans

June 23, 2015 by  
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Even if you try to eat a mainly fresh food diet, it’s inevitable that most of us will end up eating canned food on occasion. While it may not always be the healthiest choice, it’s very convenient on busy days and a better choice than fast food. So…

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E-Waste Landfill Bans Aren’t Working

October 30, 2013 by  
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While 20 states, plus New York City, currently have landfill or incineration bans on electronics, research suggests these bans may not be as effective as legislators originally hoped. The overall e-waste recycling rate remains dismally low. Only 25…

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Are Your Leftovers Fit for a Pig?

October 30, 2013 by  
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Pigs and slop have gone together like ham and eggs for many years, but today there are debates about the age-old practice of feeding food waste to pigs. While the practice has its benefits — such as keeping food out …

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Millennials may not be as green as you think

September 12, 2013 by  
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This myth-busting analysis of millennial attitudes and behaviors may shock you. Smart marketers should take heed.  

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Really Cool Idea: Turn Empty Boxes into Toys

May 3, 2013 by  
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You may not think letting your kids play with trash is a good idea, but some packaging items can actually make great toys. Box Play for Kids, a Phoenix-based company that uses stickers to turn empty boxes into creations that …

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