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A 4-Step Guide to Starting a Career in Sustainability for Undergraduates

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By now you’ve probably noticed that there aren’t too many jobs out there with the words “entry level” and “sustainability” in the title, huh?  Don’t get too mad at COVID, it’s not the pandemic’s fault (although it certainly isn’t helping).  The truth is, there never have been that many entry level “sustainability” positions out there. 

That’s most likely because a lot of titled sustainability roles tend to start around mid-career level and require things like:

Sustained Global Leadership in Real Estate

Stockland has been ranked the #2 most sustainable real estate company in the world in the S&P Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI)
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For over a decade, Stockland has achieved a top five rank in the S&P Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), global recognition of its sustainability leadership and commitment to delivering shared value to all its stakeholders.

Why Is Indoor Air Quality Important?

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While most office-workers have been working from home for much of this year, there is a slow but growing trend towards opening office spaces for limited numbers of employees to gather and collaborate. Employers recognize the value of in-person meetings for building stronger teams and sparking innovation. Of course, going into the office during a pandemic is quite different. We now know that COVID-19 spreads through respiratory droplets and aerosols that are produced through talking and breathing.

Atlantic Salmon Farmer, Hiddenfjord, Becomes the Industry's First to Stop Using Air Freight

Report Shows a 94% CO2 Reduction
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FAROE ISLANDS, December 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Atlantic Salmon farmer, Hiddenfjord has announced the suspension of all air freight as of 10-10-2020. This change has reduced Hiddenfjord’s overseas transportation CO2 emissions by 94% —as reported by the independent Norwegian research organization, SINTEF.

OpEd: It's Time for Positive Action Strategies

Meaningful action urgently needed to clean up the supply-side energy system, argues John Green, Chief Commercial Officer of Ninety One
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The following letter has published as an OpEd in Environmental Finance

November 2020

As we add impetus to the global move to a cleaner, more sustainable energy system, perhaps the greatest obstacle we face is the enormous financing requirement that this step change in our economies will bring. The financing required to clean up our supply-side energy system over the next 30 years is anything between $100 trillion and $150 trillion. If we go with $100 trillion, that amounts to around $3.5 trillion a year. (Climate policy initiative 2018)

Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - November 2020

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Ray Anderson always said "Brighten the corner where you are." His foundation still has lots of stories to share in their quarterly newsletter.

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Ray Anderson always said "Brighten the corner where you are." His foundation still has lots of stories to share in their quarterly newsletter.

Dow's RENUVA™ Program Wins Sustainability Award From Chemical Week

Flagship RENUVA™ Mattress Recycling Program awarded Best Sustainable Product
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HORGEN, Switzerland – November 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Dow (NYSE: Dow), has won Best Sustainable Product for its RENUVA™ Mattress Recycling Program in Chemical Week’s Sustainability Awards. The RENUVA™ Mattress Recycling Program contributes towards recycling end of life polyurethane mattresses in collaboration with the value chain. This project converts polyurethane foams from end-of-life (waste) mattresses back to one of the main chemical building blocks of its polymer - polyol.

How the Nanostructure of a Butterfly Wing Inspired a Better Way to Purify Air

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Metalmark addresses the global air pollution crisis by turning contaminated fumes into breathable air. Inspired by the structural coloration, aerodynamics, strength, lightness, and water repellency of butterfly wings, they are creating high-performance catalytic materials that can purify both indoor and outdoor air.

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Metalmark addresses the global air pollution crisis by turning contaminated fumes into breathable air. Inspired by the structural coloration, aerodynamics, strength, lightness, and water repellency of butterfly wings, they are creating high-performance catalytic materials that can purify both indoor and outdoor air.

The Love of Money

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by Doug Lynam of Longview Asset Management and author of 'From Monk to Money Manager 

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