When should Harvard speak out?

Alison Simmons and Noah Feldman. Credits: Harvard Staff Photo; Mark Dunn Campus & Community When should Harvard speak out? Institutional Voice Working Group provides a roadmap in new report Jessica McCann Harvard Correspondent May 28, 2024 long read In April, interim President Alan M. Garber and interim Provost John F. Manning announced two University-wide initiatives to explore […]

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Normative Launches Enhanced carbon reduction features to accelerate your net-zero journey

Normative recently launched enhanced carbon reduction features designed to accelerate businesses on their journey to net zero emissions. Having calculated their carbon footprint and reported emissions, businesses often face the challenge of identifying and implementing effective reduction strategies. Normative’s new tools empower them to navigate this crucial step. The platform now features functionalities to pinpoint […]

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Tim Mohin: Pessimism or Positivity?

The age-old debate of whether doomerism or optimism will be more effective in driving the climate agenda forward reared its head again this week. On the doomer side, the pessimists view incremental progress as a smoke screen obscuring the actions needed to reverse out-of-control global warming. They argue that optimists inject complacency into the climate […]

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Bain & Company Survey: Only 24% of Companies Ready for New Sustainability Regulations

Technology will be critical to fulfill upcoming sustainability regulations; most executives say improvements are needed to existing systems New research from Bain & Company, published, finds just 24% of companies say they are ready for upcoming sustainability reporting requirements—a potentially worrying statistic as it can take years to build the needed capabilities, such as the technology […]

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The Home Depot Embraces Circular Economy: Turning Waste into Opportunity

The Home Depot is committed to a circular economy, where materials are given a second life instead of ending up in landfills. This approach goes beyond simply reducing waste – it’s about creating new opportunities from what might otherwise be considered trash. Everyday Items Get a Second Act Common household items are finding new uses […]

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So much for summers of love

Science & Tech So much for summers of love Despite ‘hippie’ reputation, male bonobos fight three times as often as chimps, study finds Anne J. Manning Harvard Staff Writer April 22, 2024 3 min read Credit: Lukas Bierhoff/Kokolopori Bonobo Research Project The endangered bonobo, the great ape of the Central African rainforest, has a reputation […]

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BBVA Conducts Sustainability Training for Over 400 Suppliers and SMEs in 13 Countries Through UN Global Compact Program

Once again, BBVA has been busy promoting sustainability training among 418 of its suppliers and SME customers across 13 countries in which it operates. A total of 552 people will soon be taking part in the UN Global Compact Sustainable Suppliers Training Programme, of whom 59% (326) are women. The program, which is free of charge and runs […]

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Persefoni Welcomes Visa’s Former Sustainability Leader, Douglas Sabo to Advisory Board

Douglas Sabo to strategically advise the Sustainability Advisory Board  Persefoni, a leading Climate Management & Accounting Platform (CMAP) for enterprises and financial institutions, has announced that former Visa Chief Sustainability Officer Douglas Sabo has joined its Sustainability Advisory Board (SAB). Sabo is a recognized global leader in corporate sustainability, ESG, and sustainable commerce. From 2008-2024, he served as a […]

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Accenture Releases Study on How Businesses Can Play a Part in Achieving SDGs

Business leaders believe in the UN Sustainable Development Goals. But with these goals off track, only 49% trust the 2030 target is attainable. With the clock ticking, business leaders need to step up action to achieve their ambitions. Our study sets out ten pathways to accelerate progress. Will the world achieve its sustainability ambitions in time? The […]

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Logitech Launches Future Positive Challenge 2024, Seeking Innovations for Sustainable Electronics

Second annual contest invites innovators to collaborate and accelerate the development of more sustainable products Logitech International recently announced that its second annual Future Positive Challenge is now accepting applications for the 2024 season. The Challenge searches the globe for entrepreneurs, startups, and companies to help accelerate the development of more sustainable products within the consumer electronics […]

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