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Coalition Formed to Promote Climate Resilience Planning

Big data gives environmental and resource managers an invaluable tool to increase efficiencies and better manage risk. »


California Climate Law Expected to Become More Aggressive, Costly to Business

California, which now has the most aggressive carbon reduction targets in North America, will impose stricter limits on emissions from factories, power plants and vehicles under legislation signed last week by Gov. Jerry Brown. »


Support Grows to Include Ocean Shipping Emissions in EU CO2-Control Initiative

Support Grows to Include Ocean Shipping Emissions in EU CO2-Control Initiative

A proposal to include emissions from shipping in the European Union's 2030 emissions reduction target through the E.U. emissions trading system (ETS) has gained cross-party support among members of the E.U. parliament. »


Challenges Facing Online Jewelers Are Many Faceted

Challenges Facing Online Jewelers Are Many Faceted

Due to changing lifestyles and disposable incomes, the global jewelry market continues to rise, with much of that growth being driven by the move to e-commerce. The world's jewelry market is projected to surpass $257bn in 2017 and grow at a compound annual growth of five percent over the next few... »


CDP to Rate Corporate Supply Chain Leaders on Climate Action

The supply chain program at CDP, formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project, has published the methodology behind what it says is the first ever system to assess how companies manage carbon and climate change across their supply chains. »


Coke, Pepsi Square Off in Water War

The cola wars may be ancient history, but Coca-Cola and PepsiCo are facing off again. This time, it's about water. »


Technology, Which Enables Sustainability, Often Has Its Own Negative Environmental Impact

While technology can improve companies' environmental, health and safety performance it can also produce a huge environmental footprint of its own. »


All Too Often, 'Sustainability' Is Empty Marketing Buzzword

All Too Often, 'Sustainability' Is Empty Marketing Buzzword

Sustainability is a huge macro trend and it's no surprise that the language and goals of the larger sustainability movement have made their way to apparel. Unfortunately, with it comes the same polarizing ambiguity that has plagued the broader sustainability movement in other industries. Cynics... »


New Tech Promises to Cut Costs, Carbon Emissions in Plastics Manufacturing

New Tech Promises to Cut Costs, Carbon Emissions in Plastics Manufacturing

A new technology could dramatically reduce the costs and carbon emissions in the manufacturing of the world's plastics supplies, according to researchers from Exxon Mobil and the Georgia Institute of Technology. »


Administration Rolls Out New Fuel-Economy Standards for Trucks

The Obama administration has finalized new fuel-economy standards for large trucks, buses and other heavy-duty vehicles, the latest in a series of efforts aimed at slashing greenhouse gas emissions and weaning the nation from its dependence on fossil fuels. »


How Companies Are Tackling the Challenge of Risk Management

How Companies Are Tackling the Challenge of Risk Management

A conversation with corporate thought leaders about the growing awareness of the need for a vigorous supply-chain risk-management effort, and how they're working to achieve that goal. »


Recyclable Packaging Market Expected to Grow 7 Percent Worldwide Through 2020

Technavio analysts forecast the global recyclable packaging materials market to grow at a CAGR of over 7 percent from 2016 to 2020. »


Website Devoted to Energy Efficiency in Maritime Projects

The IMO has launched Glomeep.imo.org, a website with information about energy-efficient technologies - covering areas such as machinery, propulsion systems, hull improvements and energy recovery. »


Zero Impact Isn't Enough: Going 'Net Positive' for Global Sustainability

Zero Impact Isn't Enough: Going 'Net Positive' for Global Sustainability

When it comes to assessing the impact of business practices on the environment, the bar is being raised. Mere sustainability is no longer enough: now it's all about becoming "net positive." »


So, Maybe Plastic Isn't So Bad for Environment After All?

There isn't a single person in the plastics industry who hasn't been regularly bombarded with concerns from all sides about the environmental costs of plastic production and use. But a new study takes some of the sting out, finding the environmental cost of using plastics in consumer goods and... »


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