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100 Scientists Call For Tar Sands Moratorium in Canada

100 Scientists Call For Tar Sands Moratorium in Canada | CSR, sustainable sport events & legacies | Scoop.it

In a rare move, more than 100 prominent scientists from across North America released a consensus statement on tar sands development in Canada. 


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With Cdn federal elections in Oct & COP21 Paris in Nov - Cdn leadership have 10 reasons to shift our nation's energy program!

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10 Reasons for a Moratorium "each grounded in science":

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Fashion brands make positive strides towards detoxing supply chains

Fashion brands make positive strides towards detoxing supply chains | CSR, sustainable sport events & legacies | Scoop.it
Some 10 per cent of the global retail fashion industry is now committed to eliminating toxic chemicals from supply chains, according to Greenpeace.

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Kudo's to greening global fashion/design - Let's grow that target!

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ACC Liverpool achieves ISO 20121 certification

Exhibition News: ACC Liverpool has achieved ISO 20121 certification, which recognises the sustainability of its events.

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Competitive advantage, community leadership + a great attractant for future event organizers seeking smart venues!

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The top 5 climate science and policy developments to watch in 2015

The top 5 climate science and policy developments to watch in 2015 | CSR, sustainable sport events & legacies | Scoop.it
2014 was a year in which mammoth climate science assessments seemed to appear once a week, and policymakers made an unprecedented (albeit still sluggish) push toward establishing an effective global climate policy framework.

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Time for a tipping a point - let's see a global framework come together in 2015!

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Companies take note: Consumers trust climate change warnings

Companies take note: Consumers trust climate change warnings | CSR, sustainable sport events & legacies | Scoop.it
Scientists aren't mincing words about the potential ill effects of climate change, and consumers are listening. Businesses should follow suit.

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Consumer trust - the ultimate bell weather. 

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Vancity Events On Their Way to Zero Waste

Vancity Events On Their Way to Zero Waste | CSR, sustainable sport events & legacies | Scoop.it
Each year Vancity supports 100s of local community events, with each one generating more waste - leading them to create their Zero Waste Events program.

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Leadership and @vancity go hand in hand. Congrats and thank you @fairware for the shout out! 

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Clothing giant champions sustainable design with first CSR report

Clothing giant champions sustainable design with first CSR report | CSR, sustainable sport events & legacies | Scoop.it
VF Corporation, the firm behind the North Face and Timberland clothing brands, has released its first Sustainability Report, setting new company-wide targets and detailing the green initiatives it plans to scale-up. - edie news centre

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VF Corp the $11 billion apparel and footwear powerhouse - steps up and out with disclosure on CSR performance - and follows with mightier targets

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Solar Power in Alberta Hits a Milestone

Solar Power in Alberta Hits a Milestone | CSR, sustainable sport events & legacies | Scoop.it

Alberta has seen a 49 percent jump in generating capacity of solar power over the last year.  Last Thursday it hit a record of 5,001 kilowatts of generating capacity.  Alberta Energy data states that there are now 1,106 solar systems installed in Alberta and connected to the electricity grid.


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Now we're talking...momentum shifting for solar and the economics are promising!

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Supply Chain Managers: What You Need to Know About Climate Change

Supply Chain Managers: What You Need to Know About Climate Change | CSR, sustainable sport events & legacies | Scoop.it
Based on the astute observations in the OXFAM study, it seems we have a lot of room to grow when it comes to how companies invest in building sustainable supply chains, specifically those affecting small-scale producers.

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New normal needed: Supply Chain Mgrs challenged to look at supply chain and energy requirements at source  with large and small scale producers.

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Hyatt Launches Sustainable Seafood Initiative

Hyatt Launches Sustainable Seafood Initiative | CSR, sustainable sport events & legacies | Scoop.it

Hyatt Hotels has launched a global initiative to increase procurement of responsibly sourced seafood at its hotels, starting with an initial goal of responsibly sourcing more than 50 percent of their inventory by 2018.


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Sustainable Seafood Initiative taken on by Hyatt - Mainstreaming action! A good thing for our oceans!

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SEA Feature Supplier: Fairware

SEA Feature Supplier: Fairware | CSR, sustainable sport events & legacies | Scoop.it

Another post about one of our favourite suppliers of sustainable event merchandise. Fairware have been leading the way in bringing their emerging retail, consumer and sustainability trends to the forefront of promotional campaigns and product assortments.  Focusing their efforts on ethical sourcing, sustainable products and to becoming better in-house corporate citizens, Fairware have produced a wide range of amazing products and campaigns.  

 

Also check our their amazing blog for more posts focusing on innovation, ethical sourcing, sustainable product design and more!!


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1-stop shop: ethical sourcing, engaging campaigns and citizenship in action! Congrats Fairware!

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Ford Steals Top Spot from Toyota in Interbrand's 2014 Best Global Green Brands Report

Ford Steals Top Spot from Toyota in Interbrand's 2014 Best Global Green Brands Report | CSR, sustainable sport events & legacies | Scoop.it
Ford tops Interbrand’s 2014 Best Global Green Brands report list – knocking reigning champ Toyota, which held the top spot since the report was launched in 2011, down to #2. Fellow automakers Honda and Nissan claim the #3 and #4 spots, respectively, with Panasonic in fifth place. The report examines the gap between brands’ environmental performance and consumers' perceptions of that performance.

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Auto brands ranked by env performance & consumer perception!

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Nasdaq Sustainability Index: Which Companies Are In/Out?

Nasdaq Sustainability Index: Which Companies Are In/Out? | CSR, sustainable sport events & legacies | Scoop.it
The Nasdaq OMX Group and CRD Analytics have announced the results of the semi-annual re-ranking of the Nasdaq OMX CRD Global Sustainability Index.

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Which companies are making the grade (Nasdaq CRD Global Sustainability Index)?

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Fairmont Cuts Carbon Emissions 20% Below 2006 Levels

Fairmont Cuts Carbon Emissions 20% Below 2006 Levels | CSR, sustainable sport events & legacies | Scoop.it
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has achieved World Wildlife Fund Climate Savers targets, reducing its operational CO2 emissions by 20 percent below 2006 levels, becoming the first hotel brand to meet this environmental goal.

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Kudo's to Canadian Fairmont Hotels and Resorts on reaching CO2 emission reduction targets!!

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TripAdvisor scheme helps travellers select a sustainable bed for the night

TripAdvisor scheme helps travellers select a sustainable bed for the night | CSR, sustainable sport events & legacies | Scoop.it
Conscious consumers want more information about green hotels, but is peer-to-peer review the best way to validate good practice?

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Now we're talking! Add HAC's Green Key Program in Canada

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2015 – A year in Preview for Sustainable Business

2015 – A year in Preview for Sustainable Business | CSR, sustainable sport events & legacies | Scoop.it
2015 – A year in Preview for Sustainable Business

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Company dashboards increasingly include value chains, the service of the product and community impacts

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Sustainability could play leading role in the film industry

Sustainability could play leading role in the film industry | CSR, sustainable sport events & legacies | Scoop.it
Movie studios are making an impact behind the scenes with a range of sustainable productions practices.

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A great green business for our thriving film industry in Vancouver!

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What Do Chief Sustainability Officers Do? - Forbes

What Do Chief Sustainability Officers Do? - Forbes | CSR, sustainable sport events & legacies | Scoop.it
The number of Chief Sustainability Officers in US companies is growing rapidly. A new study explains what they do.

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C-suite CSO role: from compliance, to efficiency to innovation.

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How to sell a culture of sustainability

How to sell a culture of sustainability | CSR, sustainable sport events & legacies | Scoop.it
Struggling to convince your colleagues that sustainability is worth it? These two strategies can help them connect the dots.

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Clear and connected ways to connect senior management, teams and supply chains to what matters 

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Can sport change the way we think about the energy crisis?

Can sport change the way we think about the energy crisis? | CSR, sustainable sport events & legacies | Scoop.it

Iconic British football club Manchester United has pledged to turn its supporters into friends of the environment.


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Fans without Footprints...Manchester United links fans with action on energy & carbon - so cool!

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Can sports make sustainability mainstream?

Can sports make sustainability mainstream? | CSR, sustainable sport events & legacies | Scoop.it
The global reach of sports is something sustainability advocates can only dream of — and it could help environmental engagement move from exception to societal norm.

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The secret is out! Planned well - Yes - sport is a powerful platform.

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How green is Glasgow? 10 sustainability facts about the 2014 Commonwealth

How green is Glasgow? 10 sustainability facts about the 2014 Commonwealth | CSR, sustainable sport events & legacies | Scoop.it

The 20th Commonwealth Games has just begun with thousands of athletes competing in more than 250 events. The games have also tried to develop a successful legacy for the city of Glasgow and the organising committee have announced a commitment to sustainability.


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Glasgow2014 has got Sustainability and Legacy game! Green, social and economic - for the event and legacy - more to follow!

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Coke, Tesco, Receive Defra Funds to Boost Packaging Recycling

Coke, Tesco, Receive Defra Funds to Boost Packaging Recycling | CSR, sustainable sport events & legacies | Scoop.it

Coca-Cola Enterprises, Tesco and Nestlé UK & Ireland are among the companies that have received funding from the UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) to develop viable approaches for collecting flexible packaging materials containing aluminum, such as toothpaste tubes and pet food sachets (pictured), to improve recycling and the remanufacture of aluminum.


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Brands tackle aluminum toward  Zero Waste with UK gov't partners

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What the heck is Social Innovation?

A Michael Krauss / Lhara Eben Production - www.MichaelKrauss.ca Social innovation refers to the creation, development, adoption and integration of new and re...
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Social innovation is flourishing...and young entrepreneurs are running with this - from slow money and local food systems to the PlasticBank.org to...?!

 

 

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