Suzanne Shelton: Why now is the best time to tell your sustainability story

February 16, 2018 by  
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Shelton Group has been polling Americans for over a decade to understand their beliefs, desires, and espoused behaviors related to energy and the environment. For most of that time, the numbers have been largely consistent in terms of the percent of Americans whose beliefs and actions align on sustainability – and it was a pretty niche group (about 18-22%). Three years ago something began to shift. It seemed like an anomaly in the data. But then the numbers shifted further upward the next year. And the next.

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From idea to open source: a sustainable packaging journey with Candela Montero

February 15, 2018 by  
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From Idea to Open Source: A Sustainable Packaging Journey with Candela Montero, Director of Corporate Citizenship at Disney Consumer Products and Interactive.

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Creating shared value: How community and business benefit through collaboration

February 15, 2018 by  
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As demand for bottled water continues to grow, water sources need to be carefully identified, developed, and managed to ensure their sustainability. At the same time, growing community and environmental concern has made siting new sources increasingly challenging. To address this, NWNA has developed a first-of-its-kind Siting Framework — a collaborative process to encourage clear, consistent outcomes along with transparent engagement with communities as potential new water sources are identified, evaluated, designed, and brought online.

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Why Starbucks brewed up a green bond

June 20, 2017 by  
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“We have a long-term interest in having a sustainable source of coffee,” said Starbucks Treasurer Drew Wolff, “but we don’t always get it right.”Money talks, however, and increasingly, the power of global capital markets is reinforcing corporate sustainability efforts. 

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How the forestry sector can add $120 billion to global GDP

May 9, 2017 by  
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No one predicted the rapid growth of renewables — from 31 GW to 318 GW — within 13 years, said Justin Adams, managing director of The Nature Conservancy. And we are about to experience a sharp increase in the value of the agriculture and forestry sector. “We are on the cusp of how we can work with the forestry and agriculture sectors, and many other sectors that are dependent on [them], to unlock the rapid growth and same commercial opportunity that came from renewables in the last 20 years,” he said. 

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Amazon, Sustainability and Packaging

March 28, 2017 by  
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On Harmony and Hope

February 23, 2017 by  
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The universal adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals by all the world’s nations marked a huge global milestone, something that many thousands of people had been working to achieve, over many years. This momentous breakthrough sparked AtKisson President and CEO Alan AtKisson to pen a song and spark a global movement, imbuing music, dance and simple human happiness into sustainable development and create our best hope for a bright future.

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Inside the Climate Justice Movement

February 23, 2017 by  
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Sierra Club Executive Director Michael Brune addresses the importance of climate action at every scale in the public and private sector, from global agreements to city pilot programs, from startups to multinational corporations.

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Rethinking the Water Cycle for a Water Quality Constrained World

February 23, 2017 by  
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Global water scarcity is a function of the compounding impacts of decreasing availability and declining quality. The impacts of these factors on business are complex and far reaching. Succeeding in a water quality constrained world requires the ingenuity of business to drive water strategies that go beyond conservation to reuse, recycling and stewardship.  Ecolab vice president of sustainability Emilio Tenuta will outline imperatives for achieving business resilience  amidst water scarcity.

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Connecting Nature & People

February 23, 2017 by  
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