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October 2, 2019 Sustainable: Residential properties join energy benchmarkingSource: Finance-commerce.com
Energy-consumption benchmarking remains relatively new in multifamily and single-family residential markets. Finding out how much energy an apartment or home consumes has required detective work because the data does not always...
October 2, 2019 Cargill and IFC renew partnership to improve cocoa sectorSource: Food Beverage.com
Cargill Cocoa and Chocolate has renewed its partnership with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to introduce new initiatives to strengthen cocoa producing cooperatives and their communities through an improved Coop...
Source: Science Daily
Scientists have found that global tuna catches have increased over 1,000 per cent in the past six decades, fueled by a massive expansion of industrial fisheries.
October 2, 2019 ‘Facebook’s Libra is a huge endorsement of the sustainability, capacity of blockchain’Source: The Sociable
Companies like Facebook with billions of users would not pick a blockchain solution, if they didn’t think it could grow to accommodate billions of users. That’s a huge endorsement of the sustainability and capacity of...
October 1, 2019 European Millennials Are Not Like Their American CounterpartsSource: The Atlantic
It is no surprise, then, that polls show growing support among younger European voters for policies advanced by left-wing parties. Millennials and Gen Zers value public services; they worry about racial and other forms of...
October 1, 2019 THE BEST 11 BRANDS FOR SUSTAINABLE VEGAN SNEAKERSSource: Love Kindly
Sneakers are fast becoming a favorite in the footwear scene. Women’s sneaker sales grew 37 percent in 2017, while high heel sales fell by 11 percent
October 1, 2019 WHAT IS GREENWASHING? BUSINESSES PLEDGE CLIMATE CHANGE ACTIONS—SOMETIMES TO COVER UP UNSUSTAINABLE PRACTICESSource: NewsWeek
With rising concern about climate change and more companies promoting genuine environmental commitments, businesses seeking to hide their destructive footprints have adopted more nuanced and calculated strategies of greenwashing.
October 1, 2019 How To Make Your Morning Coffee Ritual More SustainableSource: Forbes
When you throw away coffee grinds and filter paper on a daily basis, you miss an opportunity to make a small dent against your disposable lifestyles. Sustainable systems and methods can apply to the sacred daily coffee ritual
October 1, 2019 315 billion-tonne iceberg breaks off AntarcticaSource: BBC
The Amery Ice Shelf in Antarctica has just produced its biggest iceberg in more than 50 years.
Every year, the production of cement accounts for 8 percent of global CO2 emissions. If the cement industry were a country, it would be the world's third-largest emitter of CO2. One company working to reduce the carbon footprint...
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