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October 20, 2021 New Initiative Unites Cornell and Ithaca in Nation’s “Most Aggressive” Sustainability ProgramSource: Cornell DailycSun
On Sept. 24, Cornell University and the City and Town of Ithaca officially became the first partnership between a college campus and a city to be recognized by the United Nations in working toward the U.N.’s sustainability goals.
October 20, 2021 Pandemic Triggers Embrace of Recycling, Sustainable PackagingSource: Waste 360
-A pandemic-induced surge in e-commerce has left shoppers with more boxes than ever before, triggering a rush by consumers to embrace recycling and raising the demand for sustainable packaging. But while there’s more interest in...
October 20, 2021 Exposed: How big farm lobbies undermine EU's green agriculture planSource: DW
Farmers and lobby groups are split on an EU agricultural reform that may increase farmers' incomes and consumers' prices. A DW joint report reveals a rift between farmers and the groups purporting to represent them.
October 20, 2021 Drinking Our Way to Sustainability – One Cup of Coffee at a TimeSource: Sci Tech Daily
Thanks to a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant of $979,720, Timothy Randhir, UMass, Amherst professor of environmental conservation, and David King, of the USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station, will embark upon a...
October 20, 2021 Pilgrim's UK hopes to achieve 100% sustainable soy by 2025Source: The Pig Site
Pilgrim’s UK, the world’s largest producer of higher welfare pork, has committed to using fully verified, zero-deforestation sustainable soya to feed its pigs by 2025.
October 20, 2021 US (innovation and biotechnology) vs Europe (regulation and organic): Which is the best path to a sustainable farming future?Source: GLP
The two power players are at odds over the best way to mitigate the climate impact of the agriculture industry, from deforestation to the way food is grown and packaged to the waste it creates. This is no side dish: The sector...
Source: Sustaiable Brands
“Really? If you’ve been doing sustainability for decades, why is the planet (and the human race) in the trouble it’s in?” And corporate America doesn’t really have a good answer to that.
October 19, 2021 Fresh Del Monte Further Commits to Sustainable Agriculture Practices, Speaking at World Biodiversity SummitSource: Perishable News
Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc., one of the world’s leading vertically integrated producers, distributors, and marketers of fresh and fresh-cut fruits and vegetables, announced its participation at this year’s World Biodiversity...
October 19, 2021 New York’s ‘Deliveristas’ Are at the Forefront of Cities’ Sustainable Transportation Shake-upSource: Inside Climate News
As cities and companies push to move people and goods around with cleaner forms of transportation, food delivery workers on bicycles show what laws and infrastructure are needed.
October 19, 2021 Mapping for a Sustainable World – Beware of Defaults and PitfallsSource: Gim International
The International Cartographic Association and the United Nations recently published the book Mapping for a sustainable world. The objective was to inform those interested in visualizing SDG indicator data about best practices in...
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