A cresting wave for circular water strategy

August 23, 2017 by  
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More and more, it’s a matter of social equity.

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Reducing food waste is IKEA’s ‘triple win’

August 23, 2017 by  
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Wasting less means feeding more, alleviating environmental pressure and boosting the economy.

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What is climate gentrification?

August 17, 2017 by  
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Building greener cities that boost social equity is a priority from coast to coast. But beware of urban resiliency as a ‘land grab.’

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On the climb to renewable energy, solar and wind prices tumble

August 17, 2017 by  
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A vista of volatility surrounds us. Sometimes it helps to see how far we’ve really come.

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Avoid these 8 deforestation traps in your supply chain

February 14, 2017 by  
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A narrow focus on avoiding deforestation may mean ignoring pollution, water stewardship, labor rights, social equity and other sustainability issues.

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Fast Fashion Retailers Agree to Raise Minimum Wage for Cambodian Garment Makers

September 28, 2014 by  
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Eight fast fashion retail giants, including H&M, New Look, Next, and Zara’s parent company Inditex, have agreed to increase the minimum wage for their garment makers in Cambodia . Thousands of garment workers had previously rallied across the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh, as they continued to demand  that the current $100 per month minimum wage be lifted. The agreement has been heralded as “unprecedented” by labor-rights groups, despite the agreed new wage not matching the $177 per month demanded by the workers. In a letter to Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister Keat Chhon, the retailers acknowledged that “Workers in all production countries have the right to a fair living wage .” READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Cambodia , clothing manufacturers , ecouterre , fast fashion , garment industry , h&m , minimum wage , NewLook , Next , pay rise for Cambodian garment workers , social equity , Zara

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