by Whole Planet Foundation's Sandy Mariscal and Olivia Hayden
Whole Planet Foundation is grateful to suppliers of Whole Foods Market alleviating poverty with us this holiday season! To date, supplier partners have donated over $14 million to create economic opportunity for those that lack access to financial services in communities where Whole Foods Market sources products. We are excited to highlight these additional brands donating a portion of sales in select Whole Foods Market stores to benefit microentrep
Combatting climate change with sustainable solutions in Kosovo’s agriculture sector
Tetra Tech’s Chief of Party, Mark Wood, and our Agricultural and Food Security team wrote this piece on working with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to protect Kosovo’s agriculture sector.
On November 19, Pete Keller, vice president of recycling and sustainability for Republic Services, participated in the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) and the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. (ISRI) MRF Summit.
Uniting in spirit and purpose to keep moving design forward
The path to better design and sustainability begins with community. Join Mohawk Group on a new path forward as we aspire to connect people, products and place — uniting in spirit and purpose to keep moving design forward.
This year, we celebrate World Soil Day amidst a global pandemic that’s testing the resilience of communities around the world. On top of that, we have all witnessed firsthand the impacts of climate change and biodiversity loss, underscoring the importance of healthy ecosystems in transforming food systems.
By: Sharon Bligh, Director, Healthier Lives, The Consumer Goods Forum & Ignacio Gavilan, Director, Environmental Sustainability
At our recent Sustainable Retail Summit, the topics of food systems and healthy diets converged quite frequently, with many panellists pointing out where and how these two concepts overlap. Before this year’s SRS, we already knew that our global food systems are in serious need of repair.
This Nationwide Network of Local Nonprofit Tree Planting Organizations is United in an Effort to Plant Trees for a Better Tomorrow
Local impact happens when community-based tree planting organizations create projects that involve citizens, schools, churches, and government. This is the work of the 160 members of the Alliance for Community Trees program. These passionate nonprofit organizations are the boots on the ground — a grass-roots network united in their purpose of improving communities and towns across the country with trees.
Since 2005, the Arbor Day Foundation's Community Tree Recovery program has been devoted to providing restoration assistance for disaster-stricken communities. In 2020, the program was able to produce major accomplishments through an adversity-stricken year.
You’ve already binge-watched Tiger King and Normal People during lockdown, so what’s the next course in your televisual feast? Acre has devised a list of Top 11 sustainability documentaries to give you food for thought. Stay safe and enjoy.
1. Where the Future of Fashion is Headed
The fashion industry is the most polluting after oil and more than 100 billion new garments are produced each year, a third of which are never sold or worn.