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Novartis sets out new sustainability targets on patient outreach, carbon neutrality   
September 02, 2020
Source: Reuters - Drugmaker Novartis on Tuesday announced new sustainability targets, including boosting access to its medicines and global outreach as well as aiming to make its supply chain carbon neutral by 2030.
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The next corporate sustainability goal: Capturing all of the CO2 a company has ever emitted   
September 02, 2020
Source: Fast Company - When Microsoft made a commitment earlier this year to become carbon negative by 2030, it went a step further: The company also plans to erase its historical carbon footprint, capturing an amount of carbon equivalent to what it...
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Driving supply chain collaboration for a forest positive future   
September 01, 2020
Source: CDP - In 2019, one football pitch of primary rainforest was cleared every 6 seconds. Old-growth forest loss is irreplaceable to biodiversity, and as the boundaries of these habitats get smaller, their ability to support wildlife, power...
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Digitalization of Economy Could Transform Sustainable Development   
September 01, 2020
Source: IISD - A vision of “citizen-centric finance” is at the heart of a report from the Task Force on Digital Financing of the SDGs. Informing citizens how to link their consumer spending with the SDGs is one of five parts of an Action Agenda...
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Tommy Hilfiger Accelerates Sustainability Journey With Ambitious Make it Possible Program   
September 01, 2020
Source: BusinessWire - Driven by a vision to ‘Waste Nothing and Welcome All’, Tommy Hilfiger’s sustainability program Make it Possible sets 24 bold targets around circularity and inclusivity towards 2030.
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Rigid Packaging Company Crown Holdings Accelerates Sustainability Commitments   
September 01, 2020
Source: Plastics Today - Crown Holdings Inc. has debuted its Twentyby30 program that outlines 20 measurable environmental, social, and governance (ESG) goals to be completed by 2023 or sooner. The program identifies five distinct pillars of action —...
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Fruit Logistica report highlights sustainability   
September 01, 2020
Source: Produce Blue Book - Sustainability is by no means a universally popular concept in the produce world. Some regard it as merely a catchword coined by ideologues, or as a nuisance—another plateful of obligations dumped on an already burdened industry.
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Amazon expands sustainable transportation efforts   
August 31, 2020
Source: DC Velocity - Amazon.com is adding 1,800 electric vehicles from Mercedes-Benz to its delivery fleet in Europe, the company said today. The order marks the largest electric vehicle (EV) commitment for Mercedes-Benz Vans to date, the company...
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Sustainable aviation fuels could soon take flight   
August 31, 2020
Source: Energy News - The Midwest is ready for takeoff as a leader in cleaner aviation, thanks to researchers in Ohio and elsewhere and a cleantech startup in Illinois.
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California approves largest ever utility program to expand EV charging   
August 31, 2020
Source: Reuters - alifornia on Thursday approved a $437 million effort to build thousands of electric vehicle chargers, its utility regulator said, calling it the nation’s largest ever utility program to expand charging infrastructure.
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