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September 22, 2020 Walmart’s Regenerative Approach: Going Beyond SustainabilitySource: Walmart
This Climate Week NYC, Walmart seeks to go beyond sustainability as it is understood and practiced today. By raising our ambition for climate and nature, we have set ourselves on a path toward becoming a regenerative company.
September 22, 2020 World's richest 1% cause double CO2 emissions of poorest 50%, says OxfamSource: The Guardian
The report, compiled by Oxfam and the Stockholm Environment Institute, warned that rampant overconsumption and the rich world’s addiction to high-carbon transport are exhausting the world’s “carbon budget”.
September 22, 2020 From curfews to calling in the army, here’s what Europe is doing to tackle its coronavirus surgeSource: CNBC
There can be no doubt now that Europe is now facing the much-feared “second wave” of coronavirus cases, after severe restrictions on public life were lifted and the summer lull in new infections came to an end.
September 21, 2020 Updated CDC guidance acknowledges coronavirus can spread through the airSource: CNN
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated guidance on its website to say coronavirus can commonly spread "through respiratory droplets or small particles, such as those in aerosols," which are produced even when a...
September 21, 2020 Amazon invests in green startups to support development of sustainable technologiesSource: About Amazon
At Amazon, we are continually looking for ways to make our business more sustainable as we work to meet The Climate Pledge, a commitment we co-founded with Global Optimism to reach net zero carbon by 2040—ten years ahead of the...
September 21, 2020 Rolex’s Perpetual Planet Expands the Brand’s Sustainability EffortsSource: PENTA
Ever since Rolex outfitted the British Everest Expedition in 1933, the brand’s watches have ridden shotgun on some of the most audacious explorations on the planet: from reaching Everest’s peak with Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing...
September 21, 2020 European Commission Launches Roadmap for Sustainable Products Initiative to Usher in New Era of Product Regulatory RequirementsSource: National Law Review
On September 14, the European Commission (Commission) released the roadmap for its Sustainable Products Initiative (Initiative) – an ambitious new vision for legislative reform that will establish minimum sustainability and...
Stretching for thousands of miles, the east coast of the United States is home to major cities, stunning beaches and millions of people. Soon, though, it could also host several major offshore wind farms, a development that would...
September 21, 2020 U.S. could slip into double-dip recession if Congress doesn't pass new stimulus, some economists saySource: USA Today
The U.S. economy is at a crossroads, with some analysts saying a failure by Congress to pass another stimulus package, even as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread, would tip the nation back into recession.
Source: World Economic Forum
At the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting in Davos in January, the Forum launched a new “Davos Manifesto” in support of stakeholder capitalism, which says companies should "pay their fair share of taxes, show zero tolerance...
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