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    Posted on: Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 14:19

    EarthShift Global LLC and HP are coming together to outline the environmental, social, and economic impacts of advanced printing technologies, including 3D printing, at the International Society for Industrial Ecology/International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology (ISIE/ISSST) conference in Chicago (25-29 June).

    For more information, click here: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/06/prweb14462791.htm

    Posted on: Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 10:02

    Asos, Kering, Levi Strauss & Co. and Nike are among 13 clothing and textile brands who have committed to using 100% sustainable cotton by 2025. The Sustainable Cotton Communique was signed at a high-level meeting attended by HRH The Prince of Wales and attended by the Prince's International Sustainability Unit (ISU) in collaboration with Marks & Spencer and The Soil Association.

    Posted on: Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 10:01

    Carlsberg has launched a new "industry-leading" sustainability strategy that aims to push beyond the company's own group strategy and exceed science-based recommendations by eliminating carbon emissions and halving water usage at breweries by 2030.

    The Together Towards Zero strategy, launched on 13 June, realigns Carlsberg's sustainability efforts to the timeframes and goals of the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals. It sets intermediate targets, such as using 100% renewable electricity at all breweries, for 2022.

    Posted on: Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 10:00

    The EMAS awards are Europe's the most prestigious sustainability awards event.

    The theme for the 2017 edition of the EMAS Awards was 'Contributing to making the European economy more circular'. It rewarded organisations which took steps to make their operations or business model more resource efficient, for instance by redesigning products to increase lifetime or reducing waste.

    Posted on: Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 09:58

    Cricket farming can be a sustainable means of producing foods for human consumption, an LCA study suggests, as its environmental impact compares favourably to broiler chicken production.

    Read more at:
    http://www.foodnavigator.com/Market-Trends/Cricket-farming-is-sustainable-but-food-source-must-be-focus-study-notes

    Posted on: Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 09:58

    Canopy of Vancouver, B.C., has launched its updated Ecopaper Database, described by the non-profit organization as the Holy Grail of directories for North America's Best Environmental Papers. The 2017 iteration of this online resource features more than 450 printing and writing grade papers, office stationery products and packaging with high recycled, agricultural residue/alternative or Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) fiber content.

    Posted on: Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 09:57

    The last five years has been a fruitful period for the Life Cycle Initiative, to fulfil its mission to enable the global use of credible life cycle knowledge. There has been a growing number of national life cycle networks and practitioners for the global life cycle community, many of them with the help of the projects, activities, publications and communication of the Initiative.

    Posted on: Friday, June 16, 2017 - 19:06

    On 5 June 2017, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) released its CEO Guide to the Circular Economy. The Guide – developed in cooperation with Accenture and signed by 14 CEOs from companies including Unilever, Danone and Tata – aims to give CEOs and business leaders the tools they need to implement circular economy principles.

    To download the digital version, and find out more, click here:

    Posted on: Friday, June 16, 2017 - 18:38

    Environmental consultant GreenDelta, and everycs ltd, a data and technology company focused on prod

    Posted on: Friday, June 16, 2017 - 18:37

    The Royal Society of Chemistry journal Energy & Environmental Science recently published research by a team from the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Oklahoma investigating the full life cycle impact of one promising "second-generation biofuel" produced from short-rotation oak. The study found that second-generation biofuels made from managed trees and perennial grasses may provide a sustainable fuel resource.

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