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Why Overlook Water in Sustainable Fashion Initiatives?

Not only is the fashion industry one of the top producers of carbon emissions, it is second only to oil in polluting...

Fashion’s Thirst Problem

Few fashion companies are aware of the water risks in their value chains, despite being a major pollutant, new CDP report showsSustainable...

Unilever a Leader in Sustainability Drive, Report Says

Experts surveyed in the Globescan Sustainability Leaders report named Unilever as one of the most recognizable companies for its work to minimize...

Actis Profits From Building Green While Bringing Power to Millions

Actis is finding profits developing a green shopping mall and bringing power to millions in Cameroon, something it’s repeating throughout Africa, Asia...

I Watched Zac Efron’s Sustainability Show So You Don’t Have To...

"Down to Earth with Zac Efron" is an accessible and informative look at sustainable livingShow’s focus on what already exists, rather than...

Loop Industries Hopes to Revolutionize Plastic Recycling

Loop Industries says it has come up with a solution for how to better recycle plastic waste. Only 10% of all plastics produced worldwide...

Singapore’s Circulate Capital Eyes Recycling to Stem Ocean Plastics

Investment management firm Circulate Capital is seeding companies that prevent ocean plastic in South and Southeast Asia, raising $106 million. The fund recently...

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...