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March 5, 2021 In a First for the Auction Industry, Christie’s Has Pledged to Reach Net-Zero Carbon Emissions by 2030Source: Art Net
Christie’s is making a bid to become a sustainable business leader in the art market. The company announced today a pledge to become carbon neutral by 2030, making it the first of the major auction houses to do so.
We know that growing numbers of shoppers are voting with their credit cards by favoring brands that share their values. And new initiatives such as Amazon’s Climate Pledge Friendly program make it easier for shoppers to...
February 26, 2021 Board members of Texas electrical grid operator resign after deadly winter storm, power crisisSource: Fox News
The top board members of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) announced that they would resign from their posts on Wednesday after a deadly winter storm system left millions without power amid subzero temperatures.
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CARE and Cargill report highlights a decade of making a positive impact in West Africa cocoa growing communities.
February 25, 2021 Bad Sustainability Writing Is Everywhere, and It’s a ProblemSource: Sustainable Brands
The proliferation of ineffective communications is holding sustainability back in its most critical decade. There is no more time for boring, beige writing. We need language that teaches, convinces and inspires — before it’s too...
February 25, 2021 New York shuts cryptocurrency exchanges which hid losses
New York state authorities said they reached an agreement to shut down activities of two cryptocurrency trading platforms which hid an estimated $850 million in losses.
February 25, 2021 Texas Was 4 Minutes and 37 Seconds Away From a Blackout That Could Have Lasted MonthsSource: NBC Dallas
The board that oversees The Electric Reliability Council of Texas, Inc. (ERCOT) held an urgent meeting Wednesday morning to discuss the winter storm that crippled most of Texas last week. They offered apologies for the...
February 10, 2021 THE TRASH MOUNTAINS BEING TURNED INTO SUSTAINABLE FASHION IN RUSSIASource: EuroNews
Increasingly, we’re seeing household names take to the runways with reducing, reusing and recycling in mind. For this fashion house in St Petersburg, the inspiration has come from landfill. More specifically, how the sprawling...
February 5, 2021 Nearly 50% of Companies’ Sustainability Claims Are “Exaggerated, False, or Deceptive,” According to New ProbeSource: The Fashion Law
Garments, cosmetics and household product companies came under the microscope in a recent “sweep” of websites, in which regulators found that nearly half of sustainability-centric claims made by brands are lacking. In furtherance...
January 29, 2021 Opinion: Environmental justice must be foundational to the new School of SustainabilitySource: Stanford Daily
We are writing as a diverse group of Stanford staff, students, and faculty committed to Environmental Justice for Sustainability at Stanford. This weekend, faculty will gather for a deliberative democracy process guiding plans...
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