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Farm-Sourced, Biodynamic Skin Care Line Benedetta Provides Alternative to Toxic Cosmetics
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By Bianca Alexander

In our quick-fix culture of botox, facelifts and anti-aging “miracle” creams, the never-ending quest for perfect skin can lead us to hundreds of products promising instant results.

Last Week to Register for the 2015 Sustainability Forum!

There's just one week left to register for the annual Sustainability Forum on May 6-7! Sign up today to explore how circular economy opportunities can unleash new business value, generate cost savings, and drive positive environmental impacts.
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Don't miss your opportunity to attend The Circular Economy: Unleashing New Business Value, and join influential leaders and experts committed to a more sustainable future for business.

This annual forum will explore ways your business can adopt a circular economy approach to improve bottom lines, create jobs, and restore ecosystems.

Participate in Deep Dive Breakout Sessions with Sustainablility Experts on May 7!

Attend the Sustainability Forum 2015 on May 6-7, for collaborative breakout sessions. Participants will work alongside sustainability experts to examine specific case studies and learn how circular economy business models can create value.
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The U.S. Chamber Foundation's annual sustainability forum, The Circular Economy: Unleashing New Business Value, will feature three parallel breakout sessions.

Attendees will work alongside sustainability experts and business leaders to take a deep dive into specific case studies. Sessions will also include a discussion of markets, consumer engagement, infrastructure, and the business case.

Dive Into Emerging Trends and Opportunities for the Circular Economy on May 6-7!

Want to be ahead of the game on the newest trends and opportunities yet to come in the circular economy business model? Join experts on May 6-7 for a forecast of ideas and innovations that will prepare you for the future.
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Click here to view the full agenda and register.

Emerging Trends and Opportunities for the Circular Economy

Three Weeks Left for 20% Off Annual Sustainability Forum!

Don't miss your chance to join featured speakers at The Circular Economy: Unleashing New Business Value. Receive 20% off with early bird rates, through March 31!
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Join the U.S. Chamber Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center for our annual Sustainability Forum! There's just three weeks left to receive 20% off registration with our early bird discount.

GSU, CDC and Plastic Pollution Coalition Announce the 2015 Welch Symposium- Plastic GYRE: Artists, Scientists and Activists Respond

John Lanier, Foundation Executive Director to Speak at Event
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John Lanier, executive director of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation will be speaking at this conference at 1:00 p.m. on March 26th along with Foundation friend, Scott Seydel who will represent the Sustainable Packaging Coalition and Elemental Impact.  Advisory Board Member, Laura Turner Seydel will be participating in the 3:00 p.m. panel on the 26th, along with Foundation friends, Olivia and Carter Ries of One More Generation.  On Friday, March 27th, Foundation friend, Rashid Nuri of Truly Living Well will participate in the 1:45 Session, discussing social justice as it applies to food systems.

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John Lanier, executive director of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation will be speaking at this conference at 1:00 p.m. on March 26th along with Foundation friend, Scott Seydel who will represent the Sustainable Packaging Coalition and Elemental Impact.  Advisory Board Member, Laura Turner Seydel will be participating in the 3:00 p.m. panel on the 26th, along with Foundation friends, Olivia and Carter Ries of One More Generation.  On Friday, March 27th, Foundation friend, Rashid Nuri of Truly Living Well will participate in the 1:45 Session, discussing social justice as it applies to food systems.

[INFOGRAPHIC] The Impact of Recycling: Making a Daily Difference

From milk jugs to toilet paper rolls, your recycling really adds up. See the impact.
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See how recycling makes an impact every day on the Live Green Blog.

 

Biomimicry Global Design Challenge Opens Today

Bring your nature-inspired solutions to repair our global food systems for the chance to win the $100,000 “Ray of Hope” Prize. Challenge Hosted by the Biomimicry Institute and Ray C. Anderson Foundation
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January 20, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Today, the Biomimicry Institute and the Ray C. Anderson Foundation announce that the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge is open to registrants, who are invited to submit commercially viable, nature-inspired solutions to our global food system challenges. The grand prize, to be awarded in 2016, is $100,000.  For more information, click here.

Ecocentricity Blog - January 2015

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I think we might have ruined the color green. Which is a shame, because it is one hell of a color.
Seriously, stop and think for a second. I’ll wait – I’ve got all day in fact, seeing as you are reading this at your leisure. I advocate for sustainability, so when I say “green,” what do you think?

Maybe I’m wrong, but I bet you think of some marketing campaign by a company espousing its environmentally friendly practices. If not that, you probably just think of a blue recycling bin (oh, the irony). Those are great things and all, but shouldn’t we mean more than that?

The List: 6 Green Trends to Watch For in 2015

Take a peek into the not-so-far future.
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As a journalist, this time of year, my inbox is brimming with trend lists for next year. And from an environmental standpoint, I can tell you that 2015 promises to be a good one. Nearly every industry seems to be trending toward environmental responsibility, holding it as an area of focus for goals set in the coming year.

Take a look some of the trends we’ll see in 2015. From responsible seafood on the menu to greener cars on the roads, next year is exceedingly hopeful from a sustainability standpoint.

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