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November 22, 2021 This family founded Timberland in 1952. Their new, sustainable boot is a radical departureSource: Fast Company
Erem’s two debut boot styles are constructed using recycled rubber, biodegradable foam made from corn, and organic cotton. At the end of the boot’s life, customers can return it to Erem, which will take apart all the components...
November 22, 2021 Countries are overusing natural resources faster than is sustainable — even the greener onesSource: ZME
Delivering on people’s needs while taking care of the environment can be achieved, and that’s the whole point of sustainable development. But that’s not what we’ve been doing so far, according to a new study.
November 22, 2021 The unexpected surge in inflation, in chartsSource: FT
High and rising inflation is fast becoming a global trend as the combination of surging energy costs, strong demand and supply chain disruptions continue to push up prices by more than economists expected only a few months ago.
European natural gas futures finished almost 18% higher on Tuesday and rose again on Wednesday. UK wholesale prices also surged. They're now heading back towards record levels seen in early October, when some factories in Europe...
November 19, 2021 Bamboo has been used for thousands of years in Asia. Now, it could help solve construction's sustainability problemSource: CNN
Strong and flexible, bamboo is one of the fastest-growing plants in the world: while soft and hard woods can take between 40 and 150 years to mature, bamboo is ready to harvest in as little as three years. When treated and...
November 19, 2021 Dairy Report: Dairy Hits High Marks in 2020 Sustainability ReportSource: Dairy Herd Management
t says U.S. dairy provided 1.538 billion servings of milk cheese and yogurt last year to food banks in the Feeding America network. That’s a 33% increase over the previous year.
November 19, 2021 From whether to how: Creating the sustainable organization of the futureSource: GreenBiz
Shareholders and stakeholders alike are demanding exponentially more from businesses on sustainability. Not just on disclosure and reporting, but tangible actions and clarity on their environmental, social and governance issues...
November 19, 2021 Shopping online surged during Covid. Now the environmental costs are becoming clearer.Source: Politico
The pandemic, in effect, hit overdrive on a decadeslong shift toward online shopping. E-commerce sales jumped nearly 32 percent in 2020 compared to the prior year, according to U.S. Census Bureau data.
November 19, 2021 Mondi invests €20 million in sustainable pulp productionSource: Label & Narrow Web
Mondi, a global packaging and paper company, is investing €20 million to further improve the sustainability of its pulp production at the Frantschach mill in Austria.
November 19, 2021 NHL and Chemours Refrigerant Partnership Misleads on SustainabilitySource: EcoWatch
Environmentalists are concerned over a multi-year partnership between the National Hockey League (NHL) and Chemours, a chemical company under DuPont de Nemours, Inc. The partnership involves switching from ammonia as the primary...
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