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Francisco Suárez Hernández, ex presidente de la junta del WEC, reconocido como uno de los 100 latinos más comprometidos con la Acción Climática

Fortaleciendo la voz de los latinos comprometidos con la Acción Climática
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El World Environment Center (WEC) se complace en anunciar que Francisco Suárez Hernández, Director Emérito de WEC, ha sido reconocido como uno de los 100 Latinos más influyentes ante la crisis climática.

La lista de Los 100 Latinos destaca a las personas por su compromiso en áreas como el activismo climático, las comunicaciones, los derechos ambientales, las políticas sostenibles y el impacto empresarial.

Arhaus: Proudly Made by Hand(s)

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Proudly made by hand(s)—We handcraft upholstered furniture in North Carolina, with sustainably sourced wood, steel, and eco-friendly fabrics.

Learn more at https://www.arhaus.com/

A  Neighbourhood  Lens  on  Food Security

Maybe you’ve heard the term ‘food desert,’ but what about ‘food swamp’? Here’s what that means—and why you might be living in one without even knowing it.
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Food insecurity doesn’t always look like you think. Many of us have heard the term food desert, which refers to communities that don’t have grocery stores, farmer’s markets or other healthy food providers. They’re usually located in low-income areas, and unsurprisingly, they often have high rates of food insecurity.  

Manufacturing Unveiled: The Making of a T-shirt

Gildan’s mini-series showcases the steps behind the making of their classic t-shirts
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Today, t-shirts have become one of the most popular wardrobe essentials, but behind the simple tee are complex global supply chains responsible for manufacturing them, and they can often be difficult to understand.

Managing Climate Risk

An Interview with Nick Martin, Sustainability Practice Leader
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Across every sector, businesses are coming under increased pressure from regulators, investors and customers to think more seriously about their exposure to climate risk—both the physical risks of climate change, but also the transition risks associated with the shift to a low carbon economy.

CleanEquity® Monaco 2020 - Presenting Companies & New Collaborations

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CleanEquity®, the sustainable technology innovation forum, cofounded by His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco & Mungo Park, Chairman of Innovator Capital, will kick off on the 22nd October.

It will be broadcast worldwide live on EarthX TV.

The CEO of Climate-KIC, Dr Kirsten Dunlop, will open the conference and talk about the crucial role innovation must play in decarbonisation and how the financial markets must adapt and play their part.

College Students Reflect on Their Sustainability Journey in Final Episode of HanesBrands' “Crop to Campus” Minidocumentary

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The seven-part, minidocumentary follows three North Carolina State University students on an all-questions-answered journey from the fields to the finished product

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The seven-part, minidocumentary follows three North Carolina State University students on an all-questions-answered journey from the fields to the finished product

HP Accelerates Drive to Reduce Ocean Plastics with Expanded Planet Partners Program

New washing line in Haiti helps reduce ocean-bound plastic and benefits local communities, the planet and our future
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News Highlights:

  • Expands HP Planet Partners best-in-class Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) printing supplies recycling program1 to 68 countries and territories
  • Rated the world’s #1 printer supplies recycling program1, HP Planet Partners inspires customers and partners to maximize sustainable impact
  • Recycles over 875 million HP ink and toner cartridges to date2, recovered materials used for brand new HP supplies through its closed-loop process
  • Launches new mobile-friendly HP Planet Partners website, making recycling with HP easier than ever and possible from nearly anywhere
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News Highlights:

  • Expands HP Planet Partners best-in-class Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) printing supplies recycling program1 to 68 countries and territories
  • Rated the world’s #1 printer supplies recycling program1, HP Planet Partners inspires customers and partners to maximize sustainable impact
  • Recycles over 875 million HP ink and toner cartridges to date2, recovered materials used for brand new HP supplies through its closed-loop process
  • Launches new mobile-friendly HP Planet Partners website, making recycling with HP easier than ever and possible from nearly anywhere

Cisco #3 Among 100 Most Sustainably Managed Companies in the World, According to The Wall Street Journal

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Cisco is proud to be named #3 on The Wall Street Journal’s list of the 100 most sustainably managed companies in the world.

Below are some excerpts from the article announcing the rankings, originally published by The Wall Street Journal on October 12, 2020.

Bacardi First in Fight Against Plastic Pollution With 100% Biodegradable Spirits Bottle

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  • World’s most eco-friendly spirits bottle will biodegrade in 18 months
  • Bacardi swaps crude oil for seed oil as petroleum-based plastics are replaced by plant-based ‘wonder material’ – a silver bullet in fight against plastic pollution
  • Bacardi to eliminate at least 3,000 tons of plastic currently produced annually and help move needle for entire industry by sharing new technology with competitors
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  • World’s most eco-friendly spirits bottle will biodegrade in 18 months
  • Bacardi swaps crude oil for seed oil as petroleum-based plastics are replaced by plant-based ‘wonder material’ – a silver bullet in fight against plastic pollution
  • Bacardi to eliminate at least 3,000 tons of plastic currently produced annually and help move needle for entire industry by sharing new technology with competitors

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