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[GreenBiz publishes a range of perspectives on the transition to a clean economy. The views expressed in this article do not necessarily reflect the position of GreenBiz.] We live in times of volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity (also known as the management term VUCA) with unstable economies, transforming societies and a fast-changing climate. This global
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This week’s run time is 34:34 WEEK IN REVIEW (3:55) What’s your corporate ‘climate fingerprint’? (18:10) Disclosures about GHG emissions, waste management and water consumption are table stakes in sustainability manifestos. But consumer products company Seventh Generation started a new dialogue last fall with the publication of its first Climate Fingerprints report, which examines other
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Chairperson of Indian conglomerate Adani Group, Gautam Adani, speaks at the World Congress of Accountants in Mumbai on November 19, 2022. Indranil Mukherjee | AFP | Getty Images Shares of India’s Adani Enterprises have plummeted over the past week, after the publication of an extensive critical report from U.S. short-seller Hindenburg Research. Some big international players have
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In December, McDonald’s became the latest corporation to execute plans that reduce supply chain-related electricity emissions.  McDonald’s strategy: Ink a 189 megawatt (MW) virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) with its five logistics partners, Armada, Earp Distribution, Martin Brower, Mile Hi Foods and The Anderson-DuBose Company. The deal is the first time a corporation has served
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[GreenBiz publishes a range of perspectives on the transition to a clean economy. The views expressed in this article do not necessarily reflect the position of GreenBiz.] Companies often realize benefits beyond emissions reduction when they implement sustainable product design strategies, and these benefits can help organizations pivot toward more sustainable opportunities and business models.
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There are many things we don’t know about the ocean, the most unexplored part of Earth, but there are two things we do know: Water covers almost 70 percent of the planet, and the ocean is 96 percent plus of that. And the ocean absorbs about 30 percent of atmospheric carbon dioxide, a feat for
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This edition of Transport Weekly officially closes the book on my three-part 2023 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) experience. By now, what happened at CES has been extensively discussed. Thus, I will use the event as a jumping-off point to, once again, ring the bell for improving public EV charging reliability, uptime and the overall user
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This article is an excerpt from GreenBiz Group’s 16th annual State of Green Business, which explores sustainable business trends to watch in 2023. Download the report here. Carbon disclosure is being spotlighted on the international stage, with Belgium, Canada, Chile, France, Japan, New Zealand, Sweden and the United Kingdom among those requiring financial disclosures aligned
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Reprinted from GreenBuzz, a free weekly newsletter. Subscribe here. As we crossed the threshold into 2023, a question echoed in the sustainability community: What are we going to do differently this year to turn things around? To reverse biodiversity loss, to get on track for the steep emissions reductions needed, to legitimately address the devastation climate change
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This article is an excerpt from GreenBiz Group’s 16th annual State of Green Business, which explores sustainable business trends to watch in 2023. Download the report here. Browsing supermarket shelves, consumers can find a dazzling array of products, from ice cream to sausages and prepared meals to protein bars, without animal-based ingredients. The alternative protein
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The following is an excerpt from GreenBiz Group’s 16th annual State of Green Business, which explores sustainable business trends to watch in 2023. Download the report here. The past few decades of corporate sustainability have been characterized by countless pledges and commitments targeting the end of this decade. But as those 2030 deadlines get closer, the
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This article is an excerpt from GreenBiz Group’s 16th annual State of Green Business, which explores sustainable business trends to watch in 2023. Download the report here. Supply chain shortages, a hunger for critical minerals and a planet stretched to its breaking point. These macro trends have kneecapped whole industries over the past few years.
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A third of 18- to 24-year-olds have rejected a job offer based on the prospective employers’ environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance in favor of more environmentally friendly roles — fueling a growing trend dubbed “climate quitting” by KPMG. The consultancy giant published the results of a survey of 6,000 U.K. adult office workers, students,