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Source: Tech Crunch
As the name implies, it plans to put the $1 billion to work backing later-stage startups that work on sustainability in at least one of three areas — environmental solutions; healthcare; and financial inclusion, including the...
I started my career in sustainability as an environmental, social and governance (ESG) analyst in 2005. Witnessing the mainstreaming of ESG investing in the past two years has been truly exciting. Today, I help companies...
The Janus Henderson Global Dividend Index said that U.S. dividends totaled a record $122.5 billion during the period, up 8.3%. Underlying U.S. growth, where it is adjusted for special dividends and changes in currency, saw a...
Source: NHI News
Suppliers who demonstrate progress in Walmart’s Project Gigaton or Sustainability Index Program can apply for improved financing from HSBC based on their sustainability ratings.
May 21, 2019 Whole Foods eliminating plastic straws from US stores in July. Expect new chicken, too.Source: USA Today
Whole Foods Market is eliminating disposable plastic straws from its stores in the U.S., Canada and the United Kingdom in July, the company announced Monday.
Source: Green Matters
Think H&M, Forever 21, even Zara… These companies guilty of fast-fashion practices contribute to greenhouse gas emissions and since they seldom use sustainable textiles, these clothes generally consist of synthetic chemicals and...
May 21, 2019 Sustainability Is Linked To Privilege - Teasing Out The Truths From Copenhagen Fashion SummitSource: Forbes
Copenhagen Fashion Summit demonstrated very clearly that sustainability is strongly linked to wealth and privilege. The people creating the least environmental impact are invariably the world’s poorest people, and they are paying...
May 20, 2019 The weekend read: The sustainable pioneersSource: PV Magazine
Change is not always easy. Many believe there is a contradiction between being cost-effective and being sustainable. Some fear that by looking at negative sides of the industry, we will add more fuel to the anti-solar fire....
Dairy farms today face sharp criticism for their contribution to air and water pollution—criticism that’s punctuated by hits to the dairy industry like the rising popularity of plant-based milk alternatives and a decreasing dairy...
Source: High Snobiety
Fashion often shies away from discussing the elephant in the sustainability room: consumption. How can an industry built on growth respond to the fact that we all have too much stuff?
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