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Sustainability Standard Setters & Policy Makers
Support for global interconnected corporate reporting system gains momentum   
June 17, 2020
Source: IIRC - Today’s Accountancy Europe feedback statement on the Cogito paper, Interconnected Standard Setting for Corporate Reporting, clearly highlights the need for an interconnected global corporate reporting system, underpinned by a...
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Innovations in the quest for sustainable seafood   
June 16, 2020
Source: New Food Magazine - According to the World Wildlife Federation1, two-thirds of the world’s fish stocks are either fished at their limit or over fished. The United Nations (UN) Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has estimated that 70 percent of...
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A Sustainable Strategy for Managing Excess Apparel   
June 16, 2020
Source: Supply Chain Brain - Apparel has been disproportionately affected during the pandemic. Consumers are using their limited funds to purchase items they deemed essential. What’s more, in the wake of stay-at-home orders by governments across the globe,...
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RECYCLED SAND AND PLASTIC WASTE ARE USED TO MAKE THIS SUSTAINABLE BRICK!   
June 16, 2020
Source: Yanko Design - Construction is responsible for 39% of the world’s CO2 emissions while aviation is responsible for 2% and that means we need a sustainable building material before we need electric airplanes.
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Google & WWF Partner To Bring Sustainable Fashion Supply Chain Platform   
June 16, 2020
Source: Green Queen - Google has announced that it will work with conservation nonprofit WWF Sweden to create a digital platform with environmental sustainability information to inform responsible sourcing decisions in the fashion industry. Combining...
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Strong backing for EU ambition to drive transparency   
June 15, 2020
Source: GRI - GRI, provider of the world’s leading standards for sustainability reporting, has expressed full support for the European Commission’s plans to revise the Non-Financial Reporting Directive (NFRD), for which a public consultation...
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5 Small Steps To Make Your Company More Sustainable   
June 15, 2020
Source: Earth 911 - Sustainability shouldn’t be a squeeze on the bottom line — it can add to your business profitability. Business leaders are committed to doing their part for the planet, but they can’t afford to disrupt their operations.
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Why COVID-19 is a wake-up call for sustainability   
June 15, 2020
Source: Fortune - Every year, around 350 million tons of plastic waste are globally generated, and shamefully, less than 16% of this waste is recycled. If we believe a 2018 McKinsey report, it will take just one decade for our plastic waste to...
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This is the state of sustainability around the world   
June 15, 2020
Source: World Economic Forum - The Environmental Performance Index (EPI) looks at sustainability around the world. It ranks countries – 180 of them – on environmental health and the vitality of their ecosystems. Top of the tree? Denmark.
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Sustainability in fashion relies on embracing diversity   
June 12, 2020
Source: Vogue Business - Countries where the majority of clothing is manufactured — as well as where much of it ends up at the end of its life — are among the world’s most vulnerable to climate change, and many grapple with contaminated or insufficient...
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