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September 15, 2021 Greenyard plots sustainability roadmap

Source: Eurofruit

The impact of climate change is undeniable," Greenyard stated. "More than ever before, we are confronted with extreme weather conditions, droughts, heat waves and declining biodiversity. Yet, everyone can directly, and easily,...

September 14, 2021 76% of Americans Want Sustainable Products—but How You Define That Matter

Source: AD Week (Free Subscription)

According to the survey, sustainability is an important factor to a strong majority of consumers when they’re choosing what to buy—but it’s not as important as cost.

September 2, 2021 Six in 10 US voters think America has gone seriously off track: polls

Source: NY Post

The Morning Consult/Politico poll of 1,997 registered voters conducted from Saturday to Monday found that 61 percent believed things in the country have gone “pretty seriously” on “the wrong track.”

August 30, 2021 Europe's banks lagging on sustainability - BlackRock study

Source: Reuters

Europe's banks are proving slow to act on sustainability and have only a limited grasp of their exposure to environmental, social and governance-related risks, a report for the European Commission by asset manager BlackRock...

August 27, 2021 The State of the Climate in 2020: International report confirms record-high greenhouse gases, sea levels

Source: NOAA

Greenhouse gases and global sea levels both reached record highs in 2020—as the planet sweltered in a near-record warm year—according to the 31st annual State of the Climate report.

August 24, 2021 Higg provides a sustainability report for consumer products

Source: Inhabitat

While every citizen can help by reducing emissions and lowering their carbon footprint, the largest contributors to the problem are businesses.

August 20, 2021 Majority of Americans Believe Reducing Waste, Increasing Sustainability, Will Help Preserve National Parks

Source: Yahoo Finance

Most Americans (84%) believe reducing waste can help preserve national parks for future generations, and a strong majority (83%) wish it were easier to take actions to reduce the amount of waste they generate, according to a new...

August 19, 2021 Sustainability drive creates new growth opportunities for cast-PP films in Europe: AMI report

Source: Converting Quarterly

The report provides critical insight and analysis of the production, capacity and demand of Cast-Polypropylene (CPP) film in Europe, together with trends in key consumer and industrial applications.

August 18, 2021 FuelPositive Commissions Study that shows Canada produces enough excess green energy today

Source: Yahoo Finance

Canada produces sufficient green electricity in off-peak demand hours to produce enough carbon-free ammonia (NH3) to replace the use of fossil fuels for 100% of the passenger and freight aviation and rail, passenger bus, freight...

August 17, 2021 Asian finance sector lacking sustainability leaders: study

Source: Eco-Business

Consumers in Asia Pacific believe that financial services brands are not supporting sustainable development in emerging markets, and are less trustworthy than tech or car brands, a BBC study suggests.

August 17, 2021 Americans are creating their own vaccine mandates by cutting ties with the unvaccinated

Source: MarketWatch

Americans are creating their own COVID-19 vaccine mandates. Data from The Harris Poll, at least 30% of Millennials or Gen Zers in the U.S. say they have cut ties with a friend, family member or acquaintance because they wouldn’t...

August 13, 2021 Financial Services Firms Earn Trust With A Real Commitment To Sustainability

Source: Forbes

According to Forrester’s Consumer Technographics® data, almost half of Canadian, French and UK online adults who are banking customers think that all banks are the same, and less than half of US banking customers believe large...

August 9, 2021 U.N. releases blistering assessment on the state of climate change

Source: Yahoo News

Climate change is changing Earth in ways that are "unprecedented" in thousands — and in some cases, hundreds of thousands — of years, according to a blistering report released by the United Nations on Monday.

August 2, 2021 Here's Exactly How Much Drinking Bottled Water Impacts The Environment And Our Health

Source: Science Alert

It's no secret that bottled water has more of an impact on the environment than filling up a bottle from the tap, but now researchers have crunched the numbers..

July 23, 2021 PetDine launches 6-pillar sustainability plan

Source: Pet Food Processing

PetDine introduced a six-point sustainability plan to reduce its carbon footprint in manufacturing and source more eco-friendly materials.

July 23, 2021 Consultant groups issue report on racetrack sustainability

Source: Race.com

The report uses a “Sustainable Circuits Index” to rank 96 international motorsport venues by means of 21 sustainability performance criteria in the context of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, the Environmental,...

July 22, 2021 One of the biggest myths about EVs is busted in new study

Source: The Verge

Over the life cycle of an EV — from digging up the materials needed to build it to eventually laying the car to rest — it will release fewer greenhouse gas emissions than a gas-powered car, the research found.

July 21, 2021 GUESS Releases FY2020-2021 Sustainability Report with Best Practice for ESG;

Source: Yahoo Finance

GUESS, a global lifestyle fashion brand, has released "VISION GUESS" - its fourth sustainability report covering fiscal years 2020 and 2021, written in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and Sustainable...

July 9, 2021 U.S. weekly jobless claims unexpectedly rise to 373,000, as job growth slows

Source: CNBC

Initial filings for unemployment insurance unexpectedly rose last week, a possible hint that the rapid job growth seen in the first half of 2021 could face hurdles in the months ahead, the Labor Department reported Thursday.

July 2, 2021 Government (UK) ‘exploiting nature more than it is protecting it’, MPs warn in damning biodiversity report

Source: The Independent

A damning report by MPs has described government policy designed to tackle runaway biodiversity loss as “inadequate”, “not joined up” and “not on track to improve the environment within a generation”.

June 30, 2021 Samsung Electronics Releases 2021 Sustainability Report

Source: Samsung Newsroom

Covering the corporate sustainability efforts in 2020, the report includes highlights in each of the following areas: Board of Directors’ independence and transparency; stronger compliance and ethical management; sustainability...

June 29, 2021 Pillsbury Releases Comprehensive Report on the Future of Sustainable Finance

Source: Yahoo Finance

The 30-page report serves to illuminate the much-buzzed-about but often misunderstood topic of sustainable finance, which has proven an attractive avenue of investment for environment-and climate-conscious corporations and...

June 29, 2021 UNDP, BGMEA launch RMG sector sustainability report

Source: Fibre2Fashion

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) recently took the first step towards a consolidated industry approach to private sector sustainability...

June 25, 2021 EY Future Consumer Index: 68% Of Global Consumers Expect Companies To Solve Sustainability Issues

Source: MarTech Series

Finances are a key concern for 78% of consumers surveyed; 51% want to buy more sustainably, but 66% are deterred by high prices.

June 25, 2021 Sustainability assurance seen as full of inconsistencies

Source: Accounting Today

Sustainability reporting standards, as well as assurance services to verify that reporting, vary widely across jurisdictions and individual practitioners and require better standardization, according to a new report.

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