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  • The open source movement takes on climate data

    The open source movement takes on climate data Heather Clancy Thu, 09/03/2020 - 00:15 As GreenBiz co-founder and Executive Editor Joel Makower wrote earlier this week, many companies are moving to disclose "climate risk," although far fewer are moving to actually minimize it. And as those tasked with preparing those reports can attest, the process of gathering the data ...

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  • Aligning Action with Ambition: How Leadership Companies Approach Audacious Sustainability Goals

    Aligning Action with Ambition: How Leadership Companies Approach Audacious Sustainability Goals The pressure is on when it comes to sustainability in the private sector. No longer is it sufficient to announce new ambitions. Now, driven by new reporting requirements in the form of TCFD, new regulatory regimes being enacted by the EU, increasing shareholder and consumer pressure around the pace of climate change, companies ...

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  • Neste

    Neste taylor flores Wed, 09/02/2020 - 10:32

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  • Clean Air in California? Easier Than You May Think!

    Clean Air in California? Easier Than You May Think! In the run up to California Clean Air Day, join GreenBiz for a conversation about some of the available and affordable solutions that are delivering a real lasting impact in California’s fight against air pollution and climate change.  Certain regions in the United States, particularly in California, continue to face an air pollution crisis. Fighting air ...

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  • Paper, plastic or neither? Inside the collaboration to reinvent the shopping bag

    Paper, plastic or neither? Inside the collaboration to reinvent the shopping bag Tali Zuckerman Wed, 09/02/2020 - 01:45 Replacing the single-use shopping bag may be one of the most complex sustainability challenges of our time. At GreenBiz’s Circularity 20 virtual conference last week, sustainability leaders from Target, Walmart and CVS came together to discuss how they are planning to do just ...

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  • Tesla’s co-founder is pioneering a circular system for electric vehicle batteries

    Tesla's co-founder is pioneering a circular system for electric vehicle batteries Katie Fehrenbacher Wed, 09/02/2020 - 01:30 This week, I've been thinking a lot about electric vehicle batteries and the massive potential for battery recycling and reuse. As the market for electric vehicles takes off, that means eventually hundreds of millions of EV batteries will be in use and then face ...

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  • The U.S. Plastics Pact launches new initiative to redesign the plastics value chain at Circularity 20

    The U.S. Plastics Pact launches new initiative to redesign the plastics value chain at Circularity 20 Holly Secon Wed, 09/02/2020 - 00:45 The U.S. recycling market has been in free fall since 2018, when China, Malaysia, Thailand and other Southeast Asian countries announced that they would no longer import many types of recyclable material scraps. Of course, the U.S. ...

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  • Scaling circular fashion in North America: Part 1

    Scaling circular fashion in North America: Part 1 What could a circular fashion industry look like in 2050? The need for urgent action is clear: While the lifespan of individual garments dwindles, the environmental footprint of the apparel industry continues to grow. But where there’s inefficiency, there’s often opportunity. From renewable and recycled inputs to new business models such as repair, rental and recommerce to ...

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  • Carbon pricing works, and this proves it

    Carbon pricing works, and this proves it Paul Burke Tue, 09/01/2020 - 00:45 Putting a price on carbon should reduce emissions, because it makes dirty production processes more expensive than clean ones, right? That’s the economic theory. Stated baldly, it’s obvious; however, there is perhaps a tiny chance that what happens in practice might be something else. In a

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  • Strategy firm BCG pledges net-zero impact, eyes ‘carbon positive’ future

    Strategy firm BCG pledges net-zero impact, eyes ‘carbon positive’ future Heather Clancy Tue, 09/01/2020 - 00:02 Business strategy organization Boston Consulting Group will use remote workplace lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic to reduce per-employee travel by at least 30 percent by 2025, one key element of the $8.5 billion company’s new commitment to achieve net-zero status for its own operations ...

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