The Laws on Plastic Bags: To Ban or Tax?

August 4, 2017 by  
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When it comes to single-use plastic bags, the disposal issue is becoming less about whether they are recycled and more about what some cities are doing to reduce their existence in the first place. If you live in a city near a body of water, it’s…

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Is this a greener approach to laundry? Ask Hilton and Hyatt

February 9, 2017 by  
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Some adopters of a bead-cleaning system from British-born Xeros saved more than 1 million gallons in the first year.

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Clothing brands need to pull at the threads of the apparel industry

February 9, 2017 by  
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Investment in industry-level research and development can give consumers a meaningful metric of sustainability.

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Smooth sailing: The fight against maritime corruption

February 9, 2017 by  
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Cash, cigarettes or frozen chickens? The Maritime Anti-Corruption Network makes sure companies can ship goods without the threat of bribery.

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Smithfield’s climate goals show leadership

December 7, 2016 by  
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The world’s largest pork company becomes the first livestock company to reduce GHG emissions through its supply chain.

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How You Can Support Sustainable Product Design

October 7, 2016 by  
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When the crew of the Apollo 17 left the Earth’s orbit on Dec. 17, 1972, they took the first photograph of the Earth in full view. The “Blue Marble” went on to be one of the mostly widely distributed images ever. This photograph…

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Dear entrepreneurs: Make migration more humane

September 29, 2016 by  
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In the SDGs Letter Project, our new partnership with Yale, the first target is Sustainable Development Goal No. 10: Reduce inequalities in and among nations.

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Tesla poaches SunPower’s money man; L.A. gets a new oil czar

September 29, 2016 by  
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The EV maker’s new C-Suite exec, a range of recent policy hires, and more career moves in sustainable business.

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For the first time ever, a robot has sewn an entire garment

September 17, 2016 by  
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The robotic revolution is here. Sewbo , a Seattle-based startup, claims to have created the first industrial machine to sew an entire garment without  human’s assistance. It’s the “first time that a robot has been used to sew an entire article of clothing .” READ MORE > 

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Renewable energy is at a tipping point — let’s push it

May 5, 2016 by  
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It’s the first time in history that investments in renewables are bigger than for old-school, fossil-fuel energy.

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