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Firms can 'rock the world' in fight against climate change

Firms can 'rock the world' in fight against climate change | Inspiring Sustainable End-to-End Supply Chain | Scoop.it
Not enough progress has been made on tackling climate change, and the lack of action is a “showstopper” for the other Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a report has said
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Firms face judgement over supplier engagement on climate change

Firms face judgement over supplier engagement on climate change | Inspiring Sustainable End-to-End Supply Chain | Scoop.it
An NGO claims it will be the first to rate companies on how well they engage with suppliers over issues of climate change
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Have biomaterials reached a tipping point?

Have biomaterials reached a tipping point? | Inspiring Sustainable End-to-End Supply Chain | Scoop.it
Biomaterials have come a long way. With companies such as Walmart and Dupont already embracing them, the technology may be about to hit the mainstream.
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Why you should grab a piece of the sharing economy

Why you should grab a piece of the sharing economy | Inspiring Sustainable End-to-End Supply Chain | Scoop.it
Amazon, BMW and others are following the lead of Airbnb and Uber ... and you should, too.
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Can high-tech bacteria make fish farming more sustainable?

Can high-tech bacteria make fish farming more sustainable? | Inspiring Sustainable End-to-End Supply Chain | Scoop.it
A methane-eating bacteria could create the basis for new fish feed that doesn't rely on soy or corn. But that doesn’t make it a silver bullet.
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Understand 21st century supply chains in 3 charts

Understand 21st century supply chains in 3 charts | Inspiring Sustainable End-to-End Supply Chain | Scoop.it
Just as much of our economy is driven by consumer purchases, most greenhouse gases and sustainability impacts result from the manufacture of consumer goods. Here's how.
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5 companies leading the charge on net zero building

5 companies leading the charge on net zero building | Inspiring Sustainable End-to-End Supply Chain | Scoop.it
From building controls to dynamic glass to natural lighting, these names are looking up.
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Why Starbucks issued its first 'sustainability' bond

Why Starbucks issued its first 'sustainability' bond | Inspiring Sustainable End-to-End Supply Chain | Scoop.it
The $500 million offering connects the coffee giant with dozens of new investors. What else does it mean?
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Beauty companies and the struggle to source child labour-free mica

Beauty companies and the struggle to source child labour-free mica | Inspiring Sustainable End-to-End Supply Chain | Scoop.it
Nearly a decade after child labour in mica mining came to light, the beauty industry’s progress on cleaning up its supply chain for the glittery mineral has been slow and tricky
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From Kellogg's to Unilever, a quiet revolution in sustainable farming

From Kellogg's to Unilever, a quiet revolution in sustainable farming | Inspiring Sustainable End-to-End Supply Chain | Scoop.it
Midwest row crops, including corn for cereal and soybeans in mayonnaise, are increasingly farmed sustainably.
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Investing in supply chain sustainability remains a strategic priority

Investing in supply chain sustainability remains a strategic priority | Inspiring Sustainable End-to-End Supply Chain | Scoop.it
Supply chain companies are slowly implementing transformations to their respective supply chains, while most, 59% of European and 51% of US companies, have a strategic priority for a green supply cha
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Robot factories could threaten jobs of millions of garment workers

Robot factories could threaten jobs of millions of garment workers | Inspiring Sustainable End-to-End Supply Chain | Scoop.it
As Adidas announces a new robot shoe factory, an ILO report says up to 90% of workers in south-east Asia could face unemployment due to automation
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Thinking big about ocean protection

Thinking big about ocean protection | Inspiring Sustainable End-to-End Supply Chain | Scoop.it
Marine governance favors consumption and commerce over conservation. Here's what we can do about it.
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How HP, Rolls Royce and Caterpillar are going in circles

How HP, Rolls Royce and Caterpillar are going in circles | Inspiring Sustainable End-to-End Supply Chain | Scoop.it
These companies are churning out examples of how business models enabled by digitization boost the circular economy.
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Coca-Cola and its bottlers 'replenish' all the water they use

Coca-Cola and its bottlers 'replenish' all the water they use | Inspiring Sustainable End-to-End Supply Chain | Scoop.it
Can the beverage giant really have a zero water footprint?
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Greenpeace takes aim at not-so-sustainable seafood

Greenpeace takes aim at not-so-sustainable seafood | Inspiring Sustainable End-to-End Supply Chain | Scoop.it
Sodexo and Aramark lead off a less-than-glowing analysis of the state of sustainable seafood.
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Unsustainable forestry putting UK supply chains at risk

Unsustainable forestry putting UK supply chains at risk | Inspiring Sustainable End-to-End Supply Chain | Scoop.it
UK businesses risk facing timber shortages unless they make their supply chains more sustainable, a report has said
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The refugee crisis changes the dynamic of modern slavery

The refugee crisis changes the dynamic of modern slavery | Inspiring Sustainable End-to-End Supply Chain | Scoop.it
The migration crisis has created the perfect storm for exploitation and forced labour to enter the supply chain
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Asda customers save £57 a year by reducing food waste

Asda customers save £57 a year by reducing food waste | Inspiring Sustainable End-to-End Supply Chain | Scoop.it
Asda is the first UK supermarket to prove savings for customers, as two million reduce food waste at home following a campaign with th
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UK to create £33m international anti-slavery fund

UK to create £33m international anti-slavery fund | Inspiring Sustainable End-to-End Supply Chain | Scoop.it
A £33m International Modern Slavery Fund will be created to tackle forced labour and trafficking in high risk countries, the prime minister said this weekend
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Clinton makes modern slavery a presidential campaign issue

Clinton makes modern slavery a presidential campaign issue | Inspiring Sustainable End-to-End Supply Chain | Scoop.it
The issue of human trafficking was brought to the fore of the US presidential elections this week when a survivor of modern slavery addressed the Democratic National Convention (DNC)
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The cement industry needs a breakthrough, now

The cement industry needs a breakthrough, now | Inspiring Sustainable End-to-End Supply Chain | Scoop.it
Find out three opportunities that might make the industry cheaper and its footprint smaller.
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Over 100,000 Sign 16-Year-Old’s Petition Urging Clinton, Trump to End U.S. Fossil Fuel Use by 2026 | Sustainable Brands

Over 100,000 Sign 16-Year-Old’s Petition Urging Clinton, Trump to End U.S. Fossil Fuel Use by 2026 | Sustainable Brands | Inspiring Sustainable End-to-End Supply Chain | Scoop.it
16-year-old climate activist Xiuhtezcatl Martinez is petitioning the 2016 U.S. presidential candidates to take a strong stance on ending climate change. In a Care2 petition and a corresponding video letter, Martinez is urging the candidates to pledge to end fossil fuel use in the U.S. by 2026. The petition attracted over 100,000 signatures in its first week online.
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A tale of burgers and buns: Who is really reducing deforestation?

A tale of burgers and buns: Who is really reducing deforestation? | Inspiring Sustainable End-to-End Supply Chain | Scoop.it
Hundreds of companies say they're taking action, but in our analysis only 35 percent offer proof.
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Just 14% of firms have made proper sustainability pledges, says WWF

Just 14% of firms have made proper sustainability pledges, says WWF | Inspiring Sustainable End-to-End Supply Chain | Scoop.it
A mere handful of leading consumer goods companies and retailers have taken meaningful steps to sustainably source soft commodities such as paper or soy from industries like forestry, farming or fisheries, a report claims.
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