#Startups #NaturalCapital #BehaviorChange
Bunge Jumps into Deforestation-Free Palm Oil with a Splash
On Monday, Bunge — an agribusiness and food ingredient company based out of White Plains, New York — indicated its intention to ensure the palm oil that it sources will be deforestation- and...
#Chemistry&Materials
Researchers Develop Process to Make Nanostructured Carbon from Sawdust Waste
Chemists at the University of Birmingham have found a new way to make nanostructured carbon using the waste product sawdust, according to research published in the Royal Society of Chemistry journal...
Tarkett to Acquire Desso
Tarkett, a global leader in flooring and sports surfaces solutions, has reached an agreement in principle with Bencis Capital Partners and minority investors to acquire 100% of Netherlands-based...
#cleantech
Former Cigarette Plant to Produce Batteries for Solar and Wind Energy Storage
The Philip Morris cigarette plant in Concord, North Carolina is switching to produce batteries to store energy for wind and solar farms, Fortune reports.The plant used to manufacture a billion...
#Communications #StakeholderEngagement
Lead Up to #SB14London: Sky Continues to Explore New Avenues for Showing Stakeholders 'The Bigger Picture'
The Bigger Picture is Sky’s approach to building not only a more responsible business for the long term, but contributing to a more sustainable society through inspiring action on the ground.The far-...
5 Reasons Generation Z Could Be the Ones to Save Us
Generation Z — children and young adults born since 1995 — is just beginning to produce today’s voters, shoppers, workers and parents. What are the chances that this generation, which has grown up...
#Chemistry&Materials
AkzoNobel Develops Nature-Inspired Additive to Improve Road Safety
AkzoNobel has launched an additive for road salt to help protect against frost damage and improve driving safety.Inspired by the ability of certain animals to withstand cold and prevent ice forming...
#leadership
UCLA Creates $15 Million Self-Replenishing Sustainability Fund
UCLA has announced the creation of a $15 million self-replenishing fund to support campus sustainability projects — the largest fund of its kind in the United States.The university says creating the...
#Startups #WasteNot
Nigerian Pedal-Powered Recycling Initiative Takes 2014 Sustainia Award for Best Sustainability Solution
Wecyclers, an initiative that enables low-income communities in Nigeria to make money from waste piling up in their streets, wins the 2014 Sustainia Award, chaired by Arnold Schwarzenegger. By...
#SupplyChain #Communication
New Patagonia Video Highlights Painful Truth Behind Conventional Down
Call it the veal-calf concern of this decade: The down in many winter coats and other apparel is obtained through oppressive animal-welfare practices, and Patagonia has taken the lead in trying to...

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