The Rising Tide of Corporate Action Against Ocean Plastic

March 11, 2019 by  
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It is estimated that there are already over 5 trillion pieces of plastic debris in the ocean, with 8 million tons of plastic entering the ocean each year. Hear from experts on the role companies can play in combatting this trend, and how to be part of the solution.

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The Global Landscape of Sustainable Business

March 11, 2019 by  
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Sustainability is increasingly been seen as a differentiator for corporates and investors alike. To demonstrate this, we need robust, relevant, comparable and forward-looking measurement, management and reporting of data, as well as the assurance of such data. Keryn James, CEO of ERM, the world’s largest pure-play sustainability consulting firm, will share a global perspective on what it will take for corporates and investors to succeed in this evolving context.

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These 3 big circular economy stories of 2018 offer hope for 2019

December 28, 2018 by  
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Hail the ocean plastics resistance, the recommerce revolution and the product reparability movement.

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Now is an incredible opportunity to make an impact on plastic

August 27, 2018 by  
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We need more than billions of dollars to keep plastic out of the ocean. Thankfully, there’s a consensus about the solutions — if we act now.

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Dow scrubs up marine plastic

January 23, 2018 by  
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Dow is known for bringing chemical solutions to the market. But it also has a long history of partnering with conservation organizations to find solutions to marine plastic debris.”We’re partnering with Ocean Conservancy to develop scientific information that helps us discover where marine debris can come from and how we keep them out of the ocean,” said Jeff Wooster, sustainability director at Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics, about their 30-year relationship. 

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Edible Water Blobs: All You Ever Wanted to Know

May 9, 2017 by  
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Despite serious efforts by environmentalists to promote the use of alternatives, consumers have been reluctant to give up single-use plastic water bottles. In the U.S. alone, 38 billion water bottles end up in landfills or the ocean per year. Not…

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Adidas Teams with Nonprofit to Turn Plastic Pollution into Shoes

January 27, 2017 by  
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The world’s oceans are in big trouble. Each year, 8 million tons of plastic end up in the ocean, and it’s not just harming precious marine life — it’s hurting us as well. Plastic debris in the water absorbs dangerous pollutants, and as it breaks…

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5 of the coolest innovations found at VERGE 16

September 26, 2016 by  
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From virtual reality tours of the ocean to multifaceted microgrids, sustainable technologies took Silicon Valley by storm last week.

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The circular economy as a $1 trillion opportunity

September 26, 2016 by  
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Aided by the Internet of Things, circular flows use are being realized with growing speed. Here are stories from two of the world’s largest companies.

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Solar Powered Airplane ‘Explores The Impossible’

July 28, 2016 by  
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When you get on an airplane to fly across the country – or even across the ocean – you probably don’t think too much about how much fuel is actually being used by that airplane you’re sitting on. You probably also don’t think about exactly what the…

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