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Sustainability goals have become top of mind for an increasing number of corporations and communities, but in the words of Sherri Mitchell Weh’na Ha’mu Kwasset, Indigenous rights attorney and executive director of the Land Peace Foundation, we will not “solar panel or vote our way out of this crisis without also radically re-framing our connection
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Week in Review Stories discussed this week (5:00). Features GreenBiz 21 highlights (18:00) Enjoy some highlights from the rich keynote program at this week’s GreenBiz 21 event.  Sanda Ojiambo, executive director and CEO, United Nations Global Compact Sherri Mitchell Weh’na Ha’mu Kwasset, Indigenous rights attorney and executive director of the Land Peace Foundation Tara Houska
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Many practices are associated with regenerative agriculture — anything from no-till practices to pesticide-free farming. What’s more, the concept means different things for different crops in different regions. What is considered regenerative in one location might not qualify for the same label under other agricultural conditions.  It’s clear the food and agriculture sector needs to
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The U.S. federal fleet — with its 645,000 vehicles — is going all-electric. At least, that’s the plan from a Biden administration executive order issued last month. The goal highlights how 2021 is the year that companies and government organizations will try to transition from piloting a couple of electric vehicles in their fleets to
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Environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues are increasingly becoming incorporated across all aspects of organizations, including business strategies, operations and product/service offerings. Recent global research of boards of directors by Willis Towers Watson found that 70 to 80 percent of respondents have identified ESG priorities and developed ESG implementation plans. However, only 48 percent have fully incorporated
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This essay first appeared in Circularity Weekly, our free email newsletter. There’s a new kid on the block of sustainability claims being made by businesses: “plastic neutrality.” Thanks to the rise in plastics pledges, an emerging and undefined market for plastic offsets is just beginning to take shape. And, much like the market for carbon
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Wind turbines in waters off the coast of Kent, England. Chris Laurens/Construction Photography/Avalon | Hulton Archive | Getty Images The European offshore wind sector attracted over 26 billion euros (around $31.7 billion) of investment last year, a record amount, according to the latest figures from industry body WindEurope. In an announcement Monday, the Brussels-based organization
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This article originally appeared in the State of Green Business 2021. You can download the entire report here. We have seen a rising emphasis on ESG issues in recent years, as customers, investors and other stakeholders look for more transparency on corporate strategies and their impact on society. Companies are making progress in disclosing their
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Date/Time: March 9, 2021 (1-2PM ET / 10-11AM PT) In 2020, the western U.S. suffered its most devastating wildfire season to date — one that experts fear could be the new normal. What can corporations and others do to help grow back millions of acres of trees and prevent losing them to the ravages of climate
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