Can mission-driven food companies scale up without selling out?

January 13, 2020 by  
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Often, businesses struggle to maintain their original values in the name of shareholder demands. What will it take to change that?

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BlackRock goes green? Investment giant joins Climate Action 100+ amid controversy

January 13, 2020 by  
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The move comes just a month after the firm was accused of being ‘full of greenwash’ by former US Vice President Al Gore.

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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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The vegetarian at Niman Ranch and ‘the carnivore’s dilemma’

April 6, 2012 by  
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The wife of Bill Niman, the name that launched a revolution in human cattle farming, is a vegetarian. But she's quick to say that eating meat is not a sin, although the meat that most Americans eat is a travesty.

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Air Duster Alternative Ditches Cans, Chemicals

February 23, 2012 by  
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For years, gas dusters have been marketed under the name “compressed air,” when in actuality, the keyboard-cleaning canisters are packed with environmentally harmful chemicals that, if inhaled, can cause brain damaging effects. Plus, when finished,…

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Some Valentine’s Roses are Greener than Others

February 13, 2012 by  
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A rose by any other name would smell as sweet. But what effect do beautiful bouquets have on the environment? Every year, Americans buy about 1.5 billion roses, according to Audubon Magazine. In 2011, 23 percent of adults purchased flowers or…

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Some Valentine’s Roses are Greener than Others

February 13, 2012 by  
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A rose by any other name would smell as sweet. But what effect do beautiful bouquets have on the environment? Every year, Americans buy about 1.5 billion roses, according to Audubon Magazine. In 2011, 23 percent of adults purchased flowers or…

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Enablon’s Wizness Platform Marries Sustainability and Social Media

November 3, 2011 by  
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Enablon launched the public beta version of Wizness at the BSR Conference 2011 in San Francisco Wednesday to help organizations collaborate in the name of sustainability.

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Copenhagenizing Has Another Name: The Slow Bike Movement

August 2, 2011 by  
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Image credit Lloyd Alter We have talked about “Copenhagenizing” , Mikael Colville-Anderson’s term for learning to ride bikes like they do in Copenhagen, in street clothes, at a comfortable pace, usually without a helmet. Andrew Sullivan points us to the American version, where it has become part of the Slow Movement, and is now called Slow Biking. (My own idea for a

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Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Large Hydropower Reservoirs Far Lower Than Currently Assumed

August 2, 2011 by  
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Three Gorges Dam, photo: Harvey Barrison / CC BY-SA From an environmental perspective hydropower is a mixed bag. Depending on how it’s done (micro, small, run of river, large scale) it can be anything from a great low-carbon sustainable energy source to an environmental disaster destroying habitat, displacing people and animals, and even spewing greenhouse gases from the l… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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