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  • Verizon goes carbon neutral by 2035 

    Verizon goes carbon neutral by 2035 

    Verizon is strengthening its commitment to sustainability today, announcing the company will go carbon neutral by 2035 in its Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions. This will be achieved through a...

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  • World Bank launches new fund to support ‘climate-smart’ mining for low carbon tech

    World Bank launches new fund to support ‘climate-smart’ mining for low carbon tech

    The World Bank has launched what is claimed to be the first ever fund dedicated to making mining for the low carbon energy transition “climate-smart” and sustainable. The Climate-Smart Mining...

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  • Skullcandy and POW Team Up to Combat Climate Change

    Skullcandy and POW Team Up to Combat Climate Change

    Skullcandy, Inc., the original lifestyle audio brand, announced that it is proudly partnering with Protect Our Winters (POW), an environmental nonprofit to fund their efforts to turn passionate...

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  • Mercedes-Benz targets carbon neutral fleet by 2039

    Mercedes-Benz targets carbon neutral fleet by 2039

    Mercedes-Benz has set a target to ensure its new passenger car fleet is carbon neutral by 2039. It has also committed to ensure plug-in hybrids or all-electric vehicles (EVs) make up more than 50%...

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  • Glasgow aims to become UK's first net-zero emissions city

    Glasgow aims to become UK's first net-zero emissions city

    Glasgow aims to become the first city in Britain to be carbon-neutral in a drive to tackle climate change. Glasgow City Council, working with ScottishPower, has pledged to make Britain's...

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  • Forced Labor Issues Boost Scrutiny for Fashion at the Ports 

    Forced Labor Issues Boost Scrutiny for Fashion at the Ports 

    Congress and customs officers are increasingly wary of imports made with forced labor, but the global supply chain remains tough to police.  See it on Scoop.it, via Sustainable Procurement News

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  • US legislation would aid domestic mining of EV materials

    US legislation would aid domestic mining of EV materials

    A US senator is about to introduce legislation which looks to boost the domestic mining of materials like lithium and graphite for electric vehicles, according to a report. US Senator Lisa...

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  • The Iconic launches Considered feature that allows customers to shop sustainable fashion

    The Iconic launches Considered feature that allows customers to shop sustainable fashion

    A leading fashion retailer website has launched a new feature to help customers shop consciously online. The Iconic has introduced 'Considered', which is a new environmentally-friendly service...

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  • Bhumi Ethically Made 100% Organic Cotton Bed Sheets

    Bhumi Ethically Made 100% Organic Cotton Bed Sheets

    Australian organic bedding company Bhumi is one such brand producing high-quality organic cotton bed sheets. In addition to being an environmentally conscious brand, Bhumi is also socially...

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  • Climate-change investing moves beyond the big oil companies 

    Climate-change investing moves beyond the big oil companies 

    Investors are pushing big companies to do better on the environment. And their focus isn't just on big oil and power companies. In the next few weeks, Amazon shareholders will vote on a proposal...

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  • De Beers expands pilot scheme in Sierra Leone to sell ethically sourced diamonds

    De Beers expands pilot scheme in Sierra Leone to sell ethically sourced diamonds

    Anglo American’s De Beers is stepping up efforts to remove conflict diamonds from the market by expanding a pilot program in Sierra Leone, which is set to help trace the route of precious stones...

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  • Coles and Woolworths urged to boycott suppliers linked to the exploitation of migrant workers 

    Coles and Woolworths urged to boycott suppliers linked to the exploitation of migrant workers 

    The Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility (ACCR) has raised concerns with both supermarkets about the accreditation of labour-hire providers in their domestic supply chains. ACCR...

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  • Micronic leads the industry with sustainable laboratory products

    Micronic leads the industry with sustainable laboratory products

    Micronic has joined an elite group of manufacturers committed to product transparency and sustainable procurement. Two of Micronic’s most popular 2D Data-Matrix Coded Screw-Cap Tubes, the 1.40 mL...

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  • Walmart Releases ESG Report Showing 28% of Its Electricity Needs are Supplied by Renewable Energy

    Walmart Releases ESG Report Showing 28% of Its Electricity Needs are Supplied by Renewable Energy

    Walmart Inc. recently issued its inaugural Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report, which details the company’s goals, progress and achievements for fiscal year 2019 toward its...

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