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Source: Input Magazine
With sustainability seemingly becoming less of an actual goal and more of a marketing strategy for brands, consumers are left to grapple with major moral questions: Are the products they’re buying actually green? Or are they just...
March 17, 2021 Opinion - Financial world greenwashing the public with deadly distraction in sustainable investing practicesSource: USA Today
The financial services industry is duping the American public with its pro-environment, sustainable investing practices. This multi-trillion dollar arena of socially-conscious investing is being presented as something it's not....
March 15, 2021 How Californians Are Weaponizing Environmental LawSource: The Atlantic
Across the Golden State, CEQA lawsuits have imperiled infill housing in Sacramento, solar farms in San Diego, and transit in San Francisco. The mere threat of a lawsuit is enough to stop small projects—especially housing—from...
The new initiative — called “One Million Black Women” — will focus on areas such as access to capital, job creation, financial health and workforce advancement. Goldman said the effort is “the largest announcement of its kind in...
Source: The Guardian
The Biden administration is launching an emergency taskforce to address an aggressive cyber-attack that has affected hundreds of thousands of Microsoft customers around the world – the second major hacking campaign to hit the US...
March 5, 2021 In a First for the Auction Industry, Christie’s Has Pledged to Reach Net-Zero Carbon Emissions by 2030Source: Art Net
Christie’s is making a bid to become a sustainable business leader in the art market. The company announced today a pledge to become carbon neutral by 2030, making it the first of the major auction houses to do so.
We know that growing numbers of shoppers are voting with their credit cards by favoring brands that share their values. And new initiatives such as Amazon’s Climate Pledge Friendly program make it easier for shoppers to...
February 26, 2021 Board members of Texas electrical grid operator resign after deadly winter storm, power crisisSource: Fox News
The top board members of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) announced that they would resign from their posts on Wednesday after a deadly winter storm system left millions without power amid subzero temperatures.
Source: Confectionery News
CARE and Cargill report highlights a decade of making a positive impact in West Africa cocoa growing communities.
February 25, 2021 Bad Sustainability Writing Is Everywhere, and It’s a ProblemSource: Sustainable Brands
The proliferation of ineffective communications is holding sustainability back in its most critical decade. There is no more time for boring, beige writing. We need language that teaches, convinces and inspires — before it’s too...
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