#BusinessModels #Startups #Design #SocEnt
20 Semi-Finalists Announced for 'Socially Responsible Design's Highest Award'
The Buckminster Fuller Institute has announced the semi-finalists for the 2014 Fuller Challenge. Named "Socially Responsible Design’s Highest Award," the Fuller Challenge invites scientists,...
#tourism, #travel, #collaboration
WTTC Tells Travel & Tourism industry To Drive Its Sustainability Agenda Harder
The travel and tourism industry needs to put sustainability at the forefront of everything it does and businesses need to lead by example – that’s the message from David Scowsill, CEO & president...
#wastenot #drought
Bank of America Investing in Further Water-Saving Initiatives During California Drought
Bank of America has announced two new initiatives in its efforts to help address California’s severe drought conditions - a $250,000 grant to the Pacific Institute, which will go towards the...
#WasteNot #Cleantech
Farmers in Central America Generating Energy From Coffee Wastewater
UTZ Certified’s Energy from Coffee Wastewater project has proven that it is possible to generate energy, tackle climate change and protect water resources by treating discharges from coffee mills....
#businessmodels
FedEx May Pay for Millions For Misclassifying Workers
FedEx could be liable for hundreds of millions of dollars in drivers’ operating expenses and wages after the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled this week that a class of 2,300 individuals working...
#supplychain
Nespresso Investing $550 Million to Achieve Carbon Neutrality, Responsible Supply Chain
Nespresso has announced it will invest nearly $550 million USD over the next six years to implement a new sustainability strategy aimed at achieving carbon neutrality, as well as 100 percent...
#Stakeholders #Marketing
Where Consumption Meets Sustainability: How 'Generation World' Makes Purchase Decisions
Last month my colleague, Trish Wheaton, made a case for why the Sustainability conversation needs to shift from the typical “eco-babble” — high-minded and preachy — into something more relatable and...
#collaboration
Novozymes, Monsanto Discover Microbes That Can Boost Corn and Soybean Yields
Novozymes and Monsanto say they have discovered several microbes that are demonstrating increased yield in corn and soybeans, a result of ongoing collaborative research into microbial products...
#BehaviorChange #Marketing
Could Marketing Fresh Produce Like Junk Food Get Kids Eating More Fruits and Vegetables?
Getting kids to eat more fruit and vegetables has long been a challenge that, despite their best efforts, many parents struggle to win. It’s not just parents — it appears that no one, including...
#behaviorchange
Tyson Foods Could Lose $500 Million in Federal Contracts After Environmental Gaffe
Tyson Foods is in risk of losing close to $500 million in government contracts if found guilty in and ongoing criminal investigation by the Environmental Protection Agency over the recent release of...

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