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How to Spot Opportunities in Sustainable Food and Agriculture

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by Michael Landymore, Impax Asset Management 

The food and agriculture sector is in the early stages of a far-reaching transition toward more sustainable food production and consumption. Growing environmental and resource pressures, changing consumer demands, technological innovation and ever-tightening regulatory interventions are disrupting depletive practices and unhealthy preferences. This transformation is creating fast-growing insurgent companies and changing the business models of incumbent firms, creating compelling investment opportunities for active investors.

Quite the Tonic: Bombay Sapphire Goes Green

By Andy Silvester
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On World Environment Day, City A.M. speaks to an iconic British brand that’s put going green at the heart of its business

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On World Environment Day, City A.M. speaks to an iconic British brand that’s put going green at the heart of its business

The Clean Power Industry's Growth Offers Lessons for the Water Technology Sector

Words by Tina Casey
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The need to expand reliable, affordable access to clean water has been thrown into sharp focus by the novel coronavirus pandemic. Accelerated action is more urgent than ever. The question is how. 

One key to the answer may be found in the global transition to renewable energy. Just 10 years ago, wind turbines and solar panels were perceived as pricey, trendy gimmicks for the well-to-do. Much has changed since then.

Systemic Racism: What It Means for WEC

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It feels like the world is coming apart.  First, COVID-19 devastated our communities and shut down our economy.  Now America's cities are burning in reaction to the death of George Floyd at the hands of police in Minneapolis, and the deaths of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and Robert Avitia, the latest victims in a wave of violence against people of color. 

For those of us dedicated to sustainable development, it can be hard to stay focused on long-term goals that seem remote in comparison to today’s urgent crises.  

But are they?

Ideagen Global Innovation 2030 Digital Summit

Global Innovation 2030 Digital Summit
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WASHINGTON, June 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ -  Ideagen – “Where Global Leaders Convene”

Ideagen is dedicated to providing a global platform to foster cross-sector collaboration by the world’s leading Brands, Companies, NGOs and Public Sector to create innovative solutions via collaboration at scale while creating awareness of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Adobe Celebrates Sustainable Package Design and Dieline 2020 Award Winners

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The Dieline Awards, known as a benchmark of impeccably designed consumer packaged goods, is one of the largest packaging design competitions in the world. With thousands of entries from 23 different countries, the awards continue to evolve and shape the design community, highlighting the impactful trends in the industry.

Fundraising Campaign: Support Waste Pickers Worldwide, Advance a Circular Economy

A Global Partnership between Meridian Institute, The Circulate Initiative, PYXERA Global, and WORK
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WASHINGTON DC, June 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ Meridian Institute, The Circulate Initiative, PYXERA Global, and WORK announce a collaborative fundraising campaign on Global Giving to provide much-needed support to waste picker

Land Betterment Corporation Announces Membership into Indiana Grown

Company’s membership to the affinity group furthers its strategy and advancement in the organic farming industry
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FISHERS, Ind., June 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining and industrial sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, is proud to announce its acceptance into the Indiana Grown affinity and interest group. 

SCS Global Services Joins Forces With Social Compliance Auditing Association

SCS Becomes APSCA Auditor Member
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., June 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services, an international third-party certifier of environmental and sustainability achievements, is pleased to announce that it has joined APSCA, a professional industry association dedicated to advancing the use of reputable, independent social compliance audits as a tool to assure good workplace conditions worldwide. 

Hershey Releases 2019 Annual Sustainability Report Celebrating 125 Years of Shared Goodness

Key highlights include Hershey’s progress toward 100% sustainably sourced cocoa, new human rights policies and more
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HERSHEY, Pa., June 2, 2020 /3BL Media/– The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today released its 2019 Sustainability Report, highlighting the company’s commitment to shared goodness as Hershey celebrated a milestone of 125 years.  The report reflects increasing transparency on its sustainability work and showcases Hershey’s progress to date in key areas of focus, such as sustainable cocoa, responsible sourcing, climate change and human rights.

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