Mars Announces $47 Million Plan to Reduce Emissions in the Dairy Supply Chain

New plan to help cut methane, not corners, as part of net zero by 2050 ambition.  The plan commits $47M over 3 years.  In line with the company’s 2030 ambition to slash greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 50%*, Mars is working to reduce the carbon footprint of its dairy sourcing.  Significant net zero dairy pilot […]

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BCG Signs Their Largest-ever SAF Deal to Eliminate 100,000 Tons of CO2 Emissions

Five-year contract will deliver emissions reductions of 100,000 metric tons of CO2— equivalent to flying 177,000 economy-class passengers round trip between Boston and London1 100,000 metric tons of CO2 would represent more than half of BCG’s air travel CO2 emissions in 2023 This is BCG’s largest SAF certificate purchase to date Boston Consulting Group (BCG) today announced it has signed […]

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Workiva Survey: Sustainability Regulations Drive Major Shifts in Corporate Reporting

Sustainability Regulation Propelling Transformation in Corporate Reporting, According to New Survey by Workiva Survey Finds Companies Planning to Voluntarily Comply With the CSRD; Practitioners Believe Integrated Reporting Has Positive Impact on Performance The majority (81%) of companies not subject to the European Union’s Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) intend to partially or fully align their […]

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SUCCA Africa Becomes First African Accelerator in Race to Zero Campaign

At the the Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (ARFSD), SUCCA Africa announced that they have taken a significant step towards supporting West African businesses in their transition to net zero emissions by joining the Race to Zero campaign as an Accelerator.  Race to Zero is the world’s largest campaign rallying non-State actors to take […]

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Australia’s Origin Energy Appoints Tony Lucas as CFO Amid Shift to Renewables

Australian electricity giant Origin Energy (ORG.AX) has appointed a company insider, Tony Lucas, to take the helm as its Chief Financial Officer. Lucas, currently leading Origin’s future energy and technology division, is set to assume the CFO role on July 1st, 2024, succeeding Lawrie Tremaine who is stepping down after a seven-year tenure. This move […]

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Climate Inaction Violates Human Rights, ECHR Rules in Landmark Cases

Key Impact Points: European Court of Human Rights rules in favor of elderly Swiss women in a landmark climate case. The ruling marks the first time the powerful court has addressed climate change, setting a significant legal precedent. The case highlights the intersection between climate change and human rights, emphasizing the need for urgent action. […]

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Trafigura Sees AI Driving Up Copper Demand by 1 Million Tons by 2030

Trafigura, one of the world’s leading commodity traders, presented insights on the evolving landscape of global markets and the increasing copper demand during the Financial Times Commodities Global Summit in Lausanne. Chief Economist Saad Rahim highlighted the resilience of economic growth across various regions. He noted that beyond the dominance of the United States, there […]

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S&P Global Says Panama Canal’s Drought Dilemma Threatens Supply Chains

Start every business day with our analyses of the most pressing developments affecting markets today, alongside a curated selection of our latest and most important insights on the global economy. Panama Canal’s Drought Dilemma Threatens Supply Chains Considered one of the greatest engineering marvels of the modern world, the Panama Canal has been a major […]

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Turning to Twitter for contraception advice?

Health Turning to Twitter for contraception advice? Only a fraction of it will come from an expert, researchers say BWH Communications March 28, 2024 3 min read After reviewing tweets from 2014 to 2019, researchers found that only a fraction of advice about contraception came from health professionals, with more than 50 percent coming from […]

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Professors, mentors, Cherokee Scholars

Campus & Community Professors, mentors, Cherokee Scholars Daniel Heath Justice (from left), Ross Mulcare, Stacy Leeds, Benjamin Frey, Julie Reed, Courtney Lewis, and Joseph Pierce take part in the three-day Cherokee Scholars symposium. Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer Nikki Rojas Harvard Staff Writer March 8, 2024 5 min read Harvard colloquium unites Indigenous academics to deepen […]

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