Sustainable Business

Strategies to Move Toward a Circular Economy

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For companies that are just starting out in the world of circularity, it can be unclear exactly how to get started and what the end goal is. Business leaders might find themselves talking in circles around the topic without making any progress, especially when talking to different stakeholder groups across their company or when looking at peers in their industries. Circularity can seem like an impossible end goal, but there are strategies to help you start and move toward a circular economy.

Understanding Traditional Linear Economy vs Circular Economy

CSE's Sustainability Practitioner Program Celebrates 15 Years of Trust by Fortune 500 & Government Leaders

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October 7, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Center for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE) proudly celebrates 15 years of trust from FT 500 corporations and global organizations in providing specialized Sustainability and ESG Education in North America, Europe, MENA and ASIA.

12 Young Circular Economy Innovators

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Meet Circularity 21 Emerging Leaders, a group of 12 students and early-career professionals looking to drive the transition to a circular economy. 

When it comes to advancing a circular economy, innovators are working around the world with these three principles in mind — design out waste and pollution, keep products and materials in use and regenerate natural systems.

Briefing: Moving Ambition to Action With Unilever, IKEA, & Google

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August 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ -Sustainability is no longer at the fringes of business strategy; it is intrinsic to any successful business' future. We know what we need to do, and why, but the inescapable question is how. The problems we face are no longer future challenges. We are already seeing the crisis unfolding. It is now the time for action.

Sustainability Policy & Regulation Briefing: Policy Focus Needs to Be on Delivery, Not Promises

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August 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ - This has become a matter of trust – we need to collectively, as developed nations and donor nations, deliver on that." COP26 president, Alok Sharma, said ahead of the G7 meeting.

It was a promise first made in 2009 in Paris, with the Green Climate Fund set up as the main delivery mechanism. But commitments from rich countries have failed to reach that sum, despite the fact that the International Energy Agency (IEA) puts the investment need just in clean energy – never mind adaptation – at much higher: $150bn to $1tn annually.

UFOs and Sustainability: What Can We Learn From the Dogged Pursuit of Disclosure?

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The Twilight Zone.
In Search Of….
The X-Files.

These television shows fueled the imaginations of generations, fostering curiosity while delivering cautionary tales about how we, as residents of this celestial sphere, must tread carefully when it comes to how we treat our planet and one another.

Decarbonization Series Part 3: The Pros and Cons of Carbon Offsets

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The previous posts in this series discussed energy audits and purchasing renewable energy – two very useful and important tools when creating a proper decarbonization strategy. A third tool in the decarbonization toolbox is the purchase of carbon offsets.

What Are Carbon Offsets?

Westfall Technik Inc. Joins Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council

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June 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council (HPRC) is pleased to welcome Westfall Technik, a global holding company that provides end-to-end manufacturing solutions for molded plastic parts, as its newest member. Focused on serving the medical, packaging, and consumer goods segments, Westfall Technik owns approximately one million square feet of manufacturing space and 400 molding machines across 19 strategic locations.

Low Carbon Transition Plans: What You Need to Know

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The negative impacts of climate change have been growing year over year. Whether it be a discrete event like the record-setting winter storm that engulfed Texas last February or a more chronic shift like the drought conditions currently affecting the western United States, the frequency and severity of these climate-related impacts are increasing. Historically, financial institutions have been able to diversify their portfolios to reduce their risk of exposure to climate change.

Native Americans Investing in Restorative Agriculture and Economics

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by Theo Ferguson of Healing Living Systems 

As White House National Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy espouses, we need to think in systemic terms when tackling our collective challenges — COVID, economic downturn, seeking social justice to heal racism, and climate change — these are all challenges that must be approached together. Our best guides — environmentally, socially, in governance practices and economically — are still our Indigenous brothers and sisters.

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