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Learn, Evolve and Lead with the GRI Reporters’ Summit and GreenBiz 18

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The learning and networking symposium for sustainability professionals is back –join us in Arizona!

Breakthrough Approaches for Sustainable Cities

The long-term health of cities matters – we must work together for a lasting future for our urban centers.
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Mark Wallace | UPS

More and more of the world’s population is moving to cities.

According to the UN, by 2050 nearly two-thirds of the global population will live in cities, and urban populations will increase by 2 billion people.

While this mass migration will bring new, exciting opportunities for city residents, it also brings daunting challenges to urban environments and the businesses operating there.

UPS/Greenbiz Survey Finds Businesses Are Concerned About Impacts of Urbanization

Less than Half Feel Prepared to Tackle These Challenges Survey Offers New Insights Into Logistics Challenges and Opportunities Collaboration Needed to Build Environmentally Sustainable Cities
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ATLANTA, September 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ - A new study from UPS (NYSE:UPS) and GreenBiz Group reveals nearly all companies (95 percent) surveyed are concerned about how urbanization will impact business growth and sustainability. However, according to The Road to Sustainable Urban Logistics survey, only 47 percent feel prepared to address the associated business challenges.

Beermaker Carlsberg Zeroes In On Zero

by James Murray
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The obvious way to start a feature about Carlsberg's sustainability strategy would be to jokingly refer to it as "probably the best sustainability strategy in the world." But could the advert-inspired hyperbole actually be justified?

Allie Kelly and Harriet Langford of The Ray to Speak at VERGE 17

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Allie Kelly, executive director of The Ray, and Harriet Langford, president of The Ray will speak in a VERGE Talk on 9/19. Can One Highway Drive the Future?

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Allie Kelly, executive director of The Ray, and Harriet Langford, president of The Ray will speak in a VERGE Talk on 9/19. Can One Highway Drive the Future?

14 Finalists Announced for Silicon Valley Startup Pitch Competition

VERGE Accelerate contestants to pitch clean economy solutions before global audience
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OAKLAND, California, August 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ – GreenBiz Group announced today the 14 finalists for the VERGE Accelerate fast-pitch competition,  featuring innovative early-stage companies offering solutions to accelerate the clean economy. The finalists will present to a globally livestreamed audience on stage at the VERGE 17 conference and expo in Santa Clara, Calif., September 19-21.

Connecting the Dots on Biodiversity and Agriculture

by Shauna Sadowski, Senior Manager of Sustainability at Annie's, Inc.
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Companies — particularly food companies — have a role to play in promoting biodiversity in agriculture. I work at Annie’s, where we have a strong commitment to organic farming, with nearly 90 percent of our sales coming from organic products.

PepsiCo, Walmart and Setting a Standard for Sustainable Fleets

by Lauren Hepler
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Enter the new Sustainable Fuel Buyers' Principles drafted by companies such as PepsiCo, Walmart, UPS, Amazon and the nonprofit membership group Business for Social Responsibility, or BSR. The effort, an outgrowth of BSR's ongoing "Future of Fuels" initiative, aims to bring fleet owners together to help grow the market for low-carbon or electric industrial vehicles.

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GreenBiz “30 Under 30” Debuts the Next Generation of Emerging Leaders

Partnership with WBCSD names talented professionals impacting sustainable business
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OAKLAND, Calif. and GENEVA, Switzerland, June 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ — GreenBiz Group and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development today named the 2017 “30 Under 30,” based on a global search for emerging leaders across sectors who are shaping the next generation of sustainable business.

The 30 individuals being honored come from nine countries on five continents. They work for multinational corporations, innovative startups, social enterprises, nonprofit organizations, government agencies and academe.

3 Ways to Move Your Company Toward the Circular Economy

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It’s no secret that Earth’s natural resources are diminishing at an increasing rate. According to the Global Footprint Network’s estimate, human demand on our planet’s ecosystems is projected to exceed what nature can regenerate by about 75 percent in the next three years. Considering we only have one Earth, we need to reinvent how we use its resources before it’s too late.

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