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Recyclability vs Recycling Infrastructure: How to Engage Stakeholders and Align Solutions

Date/Time: January 18, 2022 (1-2PM ET / 10-11AM PT)
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Companies are innovating at an unprecedented speed to offer products that are more sustainable and provide greater value to customers. For businesses to be truly sustainable, they must look beyond the immediate use of products and understand the full lifecycle of their impact. Considering how innovations will be received by existing and future infrastructure is the key to designing for the future.

How COVID Has Affected Our Priorities

By Pedro Gonçalves
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The COVID-19 pandemic reprioritized all aspects of our lives. We’re spending more time at home –– and when we venture out of the home, we are seeking experiences that feel safe. We’re more concerned than ever about our impact on the environment — and changing our habits because of it. We’re focusing on our health — and taking more control over what that looks like.

Boost the Sustainability of Your Manufacturing Operations

By Sasha Ilyukhin
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As businesses invest in improvements to the sustainability profile of their products, they’re looking at all aspects of the value chain — from material sourcing to packaging and end-of-life. While each of these areas is important, brands can sometimes overlook a key opportunity within their manufacturing operations to reduce climate impact. And the conclusions from the recent COP26 meetings have made it even more clear that brands have a key role to play in innovations that usher in climate solutions.

By Sea, Land and Air: Decarbonizing Transportation and Logistics

By Jessica Kipp, Global Head, Supply Chain Logistics Operations HP Inc.
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This article is sponsored by HP.

Supply chain disruptions — spurred by COVID-19 shutdowns and exacerbated by severe capacity and labor shortages — are being felt in every industry, across every sector, and in every geography throughout the world. Consumers are frustrated, businesses are scrambling, and economies are struggling as producers, manufacturers, logistics providers, governments and others work to untangle the bottlenecks choking global commerce.

WSP's Tom Lewis on Adopting an Integrated Approach to Sustainability Targets

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This video is sponsored by WSP.

Jim Giles, Carbon Analyst at GreenBiz, interviewed Tom Lewis, Senior Executive of Climate, Resilience and Sustainability at WSP USA, during VERGE 21 (October 25-28, 2021). View archived videos from the conference here: https://www.greenbiz.com/tag/verge-21-archive

Verizon Climate Resilience Prize to Further Innovation for Tech-Based Climate Solutions

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  • Verizon’s new Climate Resilience Prize will award a total of $500K for solutions innovating to reduce climate change impacts on communities 
  • Applications open on October 26 at GreenBiz’s VERGE 21 conference, and close November 30
  • Three winners will be announced at the GreenBiz 22 Conference in the prize categories of next-gen tech solutions, frontline community-led solutions, and nature-based solutions
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  • Verizon’s new Climate Resilience Prize will award a total of $500K for solutions innovating to reduce climate change impacts on communities 
  • Applications open on October 26 at GreenBiz’s VERGE 21 conference, and close November 30
  • Three winners will be announced at the GreenBiz 22 Conference in the prize categories of next-gen tech solutions, frontline community-led solutions, and nature-based solutions

Educating Girls: The Overlooked Solution to Climate Change

by T. Shawn Taylor
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This article is sponsored by HP and written on HP's behalf.

Addressing a global challenge as complex as climate change demands a full suite of solutions and actors, but one powerful intervention is widely overlooked: educating girls. Education gives girls the skills and knowledge to respond to climate-related disasters and to the changing resource landscapes around them. The contributions of educated girls to their communities increases a region’s overall resilience to climate shocks. 

How Electrified, Equitable Mobility Can Transform US Cities

By Phil Jonat via GreenBiz
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The transportation sector drives nearly a quarter of carbon emissions globally, so there is a clear need to decarbonize transportation. Electric vehicles (EVs) are a leading choice. While next-generation electric cars and long-haul trucks have generated considerable fanfare, electric transit buses far outnumber electric trucks and are a largely overlooked — but more accessible — option. 

How Climate Adaptation Helps to Manage Organizational Risk

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Date/Time: October 14, 2021 (1-2PM ET / 10-11AM PT)

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Date/Time: October 14, 2021 (1-2PM ET / 10-11AM PT)

VERGE 21: The Climate Tech Event

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The urgency of the climate crisis is accelerating — and so, too, is the opportunity to build a clean economy.

Join more than 10,000 leaders online — from the private and public sectors, utilities, solution providers, investors and startups — advancing systemic solutions to address the climate crisis through five key markets: clean energy, sustainable mobility, carbon removal, regenerative food systems and resilient infrastructure.

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