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In Fashion, Does Anyone Know What Sustainable Means?

With so many interpretations of sustainability, no one in fashion really knows what it means. Some investors in fashion lines are looking at...

New Jersey Hopes Wind Port Powers Post-Pandemic Rebound

New Jersey expects an offshore wind port in Salem County will help the surrounding region rebound from the economic impact of the...

IEA Outlines $3 Trillion Plan for a Sustainable Energy Future

The International Energy Agency unveiled a pandemic recovery plan to stimulate the economy, create jobs and a sustainable energy sector. The plan...

Sustainable Food Packaging Expected to Make Comeback Post-COVID

Put on shelf during spread of COVID-19 in favor of disposables, sustainable food packaging expected to return.Progressive companies and localities throughout the...

Babytech Boom Includes Mattress Company With Green Credentials

Avocado Green Mattress is tapping into rising consumer demand for organic and sustainably sourced products for babies and their Millennial parents. Company manufactures...

Sustainable Blue Economy Gets Boost From COVID-19 Hiatus

COVID-19 quarantines have led to less pressure on the world’s oceans, and new policies will be needed if the positive changes are...

Regenerative Farming May Give Fashion World Brand Makeover

Fashion industry, criticized as a major polluter, looks to regenerative farming With the fashion world’s backing, startups like Oshadi Studio may find it...

Pandemic-Proof Projects? Spring Lane Looks to Sustainable Waste

Spring Lane Capital’s Rob Day is betting on startups that build small plants that transform and on other sustainable infrastructure. COVID-19 isn’t expected...

Pandemic May Speed Sustainability Factors for Assessing Investments Into Mainstream

ESG isn’t just for impact investors anymore, and the pandemic is expediting the change. Sustainability issues have become a strategic priority for companies...

Prairie Shrimp: Sustainable Aquaculture Finds Home in the Heartland

New technology permits shrimp farms in South Dakota and Minnesota to supply restaurants and stores throughout the Midwest. Aquaculture, especially shrimp farming, has...

How Blockchain Technology Can Advance Sustainability

Blockchain technology can help further sustainability issues The inexpensive technology offers a network that provides secure information instantly available The low adoption rate of...

Ocean Spray Farmers Undertake Sustainability Drive

Ocean Spray’s cranberry farmers have gone through an extensive auditing process to verify their efforts to grow crops in a sustainable way,...

Alternative Proteins Set to Sizzle as Pandemic Drags On

As the lockdown sends more and more people into their home kitchens, this could become the alternative proteins’ moment.  Many people are taking...

Twin Catastrophes — COVID-19 & Climate Change — Highlight Need for...

COVID-19 recovery requires a mindset akin to fighting climate change -- shifting away from short-term results to focusing on sustainability and long-term...

Coronavirus May Boost Recycling’s Status From Helpful to Critical

Pandemic is highlighting that recycling is now essential to U.S. manufacturing Investors are boosting funding of startups that promise to improve the sorting...

Coronavirus May Help Green Movement With Boost to Plant-Based Food

Coronavirus pandemic may add fuel to the world’s shift to alternative proteinsInvestments in alternative-protein companies have risen in recent years, as numerous...

It’s Not Just the Cup: Green Coffee Effort Focused on Production,...

Almost all of coffee’s environmental impact comes from bean production, not disposable cups and other packaging, expert saysCoffee industry is seeking to...

Plastic is Cheap, Efficient, Polluting — And Here to Stay

TAKEAWAY: Plastic is an unprecedented environmental problem and a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. Yet not...

Japan’s GPIF, World’s Largest Pension Fund, Joins U.S., U.K. Funds to...

Pension funds representing about $2 trillion in assets under management are committing to sustainability investingThe move brings some of the world’s largest...

Roiling Markets Test Strength of Investors’ Sustainability Commitment

Market gyrations testing investors’ commitment to ESG investingA stock-market rout may be the first critical test for sustainability investors and funds, many...

Elliott, Other Activists Take Page From Big Banks, Demand Target Firms...

Activist investors are now demanding that companies they hold shares in commit to sustainability.More than 90% of millennial investors aim to customize...

A $7 Trillion Question: Will BlackRock Keep Its Green Promises With...

Can BlackRock deliver on its pledge to hold companies accountable on sustainability issues?The $7 trillion asset manager is one of the biggest...

Peak Beef? Beef Output May Be Topping Out, to the Benefit...

Beef production might be approaching its peak, and that’s good news for the environment and climate change. The 10-year...

Washington, Other States Move Against ‘Forever’ Chemicals as Startups See Opening...

Non-stick coatings seem to be anything but — they stick around so tenaciously that the ingredients used to make them are dubbed...

Chanel-Backed Sulapac Rolls Out Mojito-Proof Straws as Eco-Conscious Brands Ditch Plastic

Karma Takeaway: As awareness about plastic pollution rises, more big brands and investors are relying on startups like Sulapac to drive packaging...

Investment Dollars Flow Into Circular Economy As Concerns Over Plastic Trash...

Just as money moves around in a financial system, seeding companies and wealth, investors are seeking startups that give trash a few...

Bring Me His Head: JPMorgan Activist Shareholders Want Former Exxon CEO...

Climate wars are heating up at JPMorgan Chase, with activist shareholders pushing to oust former Exxon Mobil Chairman Lee Raymond from the...

ESG Investors May Be Surprised by Tech Giants Hulking in Their...

Investors who want their money to go to companies committed to environmental, social or governance principles may be surprised to find tech...

Pipeline Companies May Move From Activists’ Crosshairs to ESG Investor Darlings

Oil and natural gas pipeline companies have long been a target for environmentalists’ ire — think of the Keystone battle, as well...

Seeing the Light? $1.2 Trillion Leveraged Loan Market Pivots to Sustainable...

An opaque segment of the credit industry — the $1.2 trillion leveraged loan market — is the latest to see the light...
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