Why Slow Money?


by Woody Tasch, founder of Slow Money

Some Thoughts on Fiduciary Responsibility, Mutually Assured Destruction and Small, Diversified Organic Farms

Since the slow money movement’s first low interest loan to a local organic farm in 2010, more than $80 million has flowed to over 800 small farms and local food businesses, via volunteer-led groups in a few dozen communities. Events of the last few years have emphatically accentuated our shared concerns.

Diving Deep for Vital Marine Carbon Sequestration Research

Enbridge-funded study will examine artificial reef off Texas coast, explore possibility of reducing society’s carbon footprint

Red snapper. Grouper. Shrimp. Turtles.

They all live among the 1,650-acre Rio Grande Valley Reef, the largest and most complex artificial reef off the coast of Texas.

And in the future, carbon could find a home here, too.

Today, Friends of RGV Reef, a Texas non-profit, announced it’s launching a new marine study to determine the carbon sequestration potential of the reef, located 13 miles northeast of South Padre Island’s jetties in the Gulf of Mexico.

ICYMI Fifth Third's New Operational Sustainability Goals

Establishes Sustainability Office and appoints Mike Faillo as Chief Sustainability Officer
Press Release

CINCINNATI, May 27, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Fifth Third today announced six new operational sustainability targets to be achieved by 2030. These targets build upon the Bank’s initial five goals set in 2017, which established the foundation for Fifth Third to reduce the environmental impact in its own operations. The 2017 goals were to purchase 100% renewable power and to reduce its energy use, greenhouse gas emissions, water use and waste sent to landfills by 2022.

Fifth Third’s new and enhanced operational sustainability targets for 2030 are:

Retailers, Platforms Lead From Front To Drive Sustainable Consumption: Davos

By Elizabeth Utley

The world’s biggest retail companies and e-commerce platforms are leveraging their global networks to deploy responsible consumption strategies, audiences heard on Tuesday at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland.

“As it relates to sustainable and responsible consumption, we are either a big part of the problem or a big part of the solution,” Alibaba Group President Mike Evans noted during a panel discussion.

Chevron 2021 Corporate Sustainability Report: Performance Data

we demonstrate our commitment to transparency by reporting metrics and performance data annually
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At Chevron, we strive to be transparent and improve our reporting on sustainability-related topics to help provide comparable and decision-useful information for investors and other stakeholders. We are working with peers, stakeholders and regulators to achieve greater consistency and comparability of reporting.

Sustainable Ways To Create Your Better Yard and Save Water


Whether you’re a master gardener or have little patience for lawn care, there are many ways to make your yard more attractive and functional while conserving water. Enhance your landscapes with water-saving techniques and technologies.

Discover sustainable WaterSense options that will fit your yard type and lifestyle:

LKQ Europe Is Committed to Becoming a Net-Zero Emissions Company

LKQ Europe progresses in driving sustainability towards becoming a net-zero emissions company by 2050. LKQ Europe contributes with key initiatives to LKQ Corporation’s sustainability agenda, highlighted in LKQ’s new Sustainability Report.
Press Release

ZUG, Switzerland, May 24, 2022 /3BL Media/ - LKQ Europe, Europe’s Automotive Aftermarket leader, has reaffirmed its commitment to becoming a net-zero emissions company by 2050.

Suzano 2021 Annual Report: Planting the Future Through Innovability


Suzano is the world’s largest eucalyptus pulp producer, one of Latin America’s major paper producers, and a global leader in developing bioproducts and innovative solutions made from renewable resources. Through its products, the company touches the lives of more than two billion people around the world.

Despite persistent challenges in 2021, with the pandemic impacting daily lives and work routines, Suzano was able to deliver the strongest financial results in its history and make significant forward progress on strategically important developments for the business.

Why the Digital Transformation of Industries Is Creating a More Sustainable Future

Qualcomm’s chief sustainability officer Angela Baker on how companies can view going “digital” as a way not only toward growth, as laid out in a recent report, but also toward establishing and meeting environmental, social and governance goals.

By Chris Stokel-Walker

GoDaddy 2021 Sustainability Report: Sustainability Highlights


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