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Going Zero Waste

Kathryn is the founder of goingzerowaste.com and author of 101 Ways to Go Zero Waste. She focuses on the health and wellness of self and the planet! Her positivity is infectious, inspiring you to make a change: big or small!

02/11/22
                                                               

Walmart Expands Sustainability Effort by Investing in Vertical Farming Company

By David Worford Photo: Walmart

The investment is part of a $400 million round of Series E funding for Plenty, which uses vertical farming architecture that combines engineering, software and sustainable crop science to grow multiple crops on one platform. Plenty says its technology improves on traditional agriculture’s use of water and land.

02/07/22
                                                               
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The A List 2021

In the year of the IPCC’s Sixth Assessment Report and COP26, the need for transformational, urgent and collaborative change across the world is more urgent than ever. Environmental issues such as climate change, water risk and deforestation are interconnected, and companies must go further and faster to manage them together.

01/05/22
                                                               

Ørsted Scores ‘A’ on Gold Standard Climate Action List – Again

By Orsted

Global environmental non-profit CDP acknowledges Ørsted as a global leader on climate action for the third year in a row. Since CDP’s assessment, Ørsted had its 2040 net-zero target approved as science-based as only one of seven companies globally.

01/04/22
                                                               

Regenerative Agriculture, Coming Soon to a Timberland Shoe Near You

By Tina Casey

Regenerative agriculture was once a backwater of experimental farming strategies. Now Timberland, and its parent company VF Corporation, have pushed it into the limelight by announcing the first regenerative rubber supply system in the apparel industry. The new initiative could help bring more clarity to the role of organic practices in regenerative agriculture, in addition to providing consumers with a new opportunity to contribute to a more sustainable supply chain.

05/07/21
                                                               

Earth Day 2021: Awakened Not Woke

By Joel Stronberg

It’s Earth Day 2021, and I hope the world’s leaders will boldly go where none have gone before. I am optimistic.

04/23/21
                                                               

Facebook meets 100% renewable energy goal with over 6 GW of wind, solar, 720 MW of storage

By Lulia Gheorghiu

Facebook said Thursday it had procured enough new renewable projects to meet 100% of energy needs for its global operations through clean resources, as of last year. The company has contracts in place for more than 6.1 GW of wind and solar across 18 states and five countries, within the same electric grids that power its data centers and operations. Of the energy contracted, Facebook said it currently has 2 GW of solar and 1.3 GW of wind online, along with 720 MW of energy storage

04/15/21
                                                               

At Yale, new FedEx-supported center to focus on climate change solutions

A $100 million gift from FedEx will help fund a new center at Yale University focused on developing natural solutions for reducing atmospheric carbon. The Center for Natural Carbon Capture will support and accelerate research across academic disciplines, helping to establish a more sustainable and healthier future for our planet.

03/03/21
                                                               

Ikea Has More Renewable Energy Than It Can Use, and That’s Just the Beginning

By Tina Casey

As an early adopter of rooftop solar, Ikea is always worth watching for innovative, energy-centric approaches to retailing, and the latest news from the company could ripple out to influence other retailers, too.

02/04/21