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Can materials innovation save the world? - video - From creating leather handbags from old airplane seats, to making plastic out of sludge, materials innovation is taking place which could help solve huge resource scarcity problems. But are we movi...
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New UN program tasks corporate boards with heading sustainability efforts - When companies bemoan their difficulties with sustainability initiatives, a major barrier is almost inevitably the board of directors. While the majority of boards are quick to voice their support ...
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The war on waste: can material innovation save the world? - live chat - The design industry has traditionally struggled with the concept of sustainability, often viewed as a worthy, dowdy add-on to real innovation. The linear model of making and throwing away still dom...
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29 qualities for business leaders to create a sustainable society - We are facing a crisis of leadership in the corporate world which is severely hampering business from becoming a real force for good in society. While there are examples of companies seeking to emb...
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Coming to a mall near you: a green alternative to Home Depot - Junkyards are the end of the market, the graveyards for products that have been broken and forgotten, replaced and abandoned. Theyre also where Garrett Boone, the Texas businessman who co-founded ...
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10 things we learned about collaborating for sustainability - Is it ever possible to have a perfect partnership between business, government organisations and NGOs Probably not, says Darian Stibbe, executive director of The Partnering Initiative - an organis...
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10 things you need to know about social and environmental investing - Responsible investing has undergone a radical shift, investors are demanding more of their financial advisors, and regulators are struggling to keep up, say experts. John Ditchfield, director and a...
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Closing the loop on steel: what we can learn from a manufacturer in Ecuador - In the next few decades, as resource scarcity starts to bite, and resource prices steadily climb, mining and metals companies will be forced to shape-shift from primary extractors to secondary recy...
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Corporate executives gather at the UN for a go at fixing sustainability - Can corporations, even the most responsible ones, lead the way to a sustainable future Or should people who care about social and environmental problems instead focus on politics and government O...
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Podcast: The future of CR disclosure and sustainability comms- In this podcast, Nestlé and UPM discuss "driving meaningful change" and what the future holds for CR reporting and communications Ethical Corporations CR Reporting and Communications Summit brings...
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Muslim Buying Power: New consumer survey highlights Muslim American spending power, increased demand for ethical Islamic goods : The Muslim Observer- The American Muslim Consumer Consortium (AMCC) held its fifth annual conference last weekend in Newark, NJ. Founded by Faisal Masood, this non-profit corporation aims to address the needs of Americ...
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Uncanny human-like robots debut in Japan, pose ethical questions- The androids are the brainchild of Hiroshi Ishiguro, a Japanese robotics expert and professor at Osaka Universitys Department of Systems Innovation. According to the New York Daily News, the robot...
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Hellenic Ethical Eco-friendly Lab- EFW:  Describe your business model and how it was established HEEL:  HEEL Athens Lab was established in 1986 and proposes an alternative production model based on teamwork, parity and fair work te...
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Why all of us could face UNC’s problem- [This article was originally posted on Max Bazermans Linkedin page]  The recent revelations that at least 3,100 students at the University of North Carolina, many of them athletes, took fake "pape...
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Environmental Awareness- and 25% of the worlds pesticides are used to grow non-organic cotton. This causes irreversible damage to people and the environment, and still two thirds of a garments carbon footprint will occur...
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UGA professor challenges term ‘Anthropocene’ in environmental series’ seventh lecture - The Red and Black : Uganews- Scientists should not be so quick to declare the end of the current geological epoch, the Holocene, in announcing a transition to the Anthropocene, said a University of Georgia professor at the Cha...
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The Case for Globalization: Ethical and Business Considerations in Clinical Research - CER Clinical Trials- As clinical trials have become increasingly globalized over the past ten to fifteen years, the possibility of conducting studies that offer adequate subject protection and yield reliable results in...
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People Tree Sample Sale - A welcome antithesis to high street fast fashion, People Tree are a label with a conscience. At the brands latest sample sale, youll be able to pick up samples and seconds from current and archiv...
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Ana goes green...: Luxury gift idea: M&J Ethical Luxury Andulusian Romance candle-     M&J Ethical luxury is a brand I reviewed before after I fell in love with their English Summer candle, they make beautiful scented candles, founded by Jennifer McNabb the candles are inspired b...
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Maggie and Mary Cotton Fair Trade Dress - This dress was made exclusively in India by womens cooperatives who pay their employees a living wage, provide safe working conditions, and offer services like on-site daycare, overtime compensati...
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Defining the Four Cornerstones of Ethical Marketing - 7 Graces Founder Lynn Serafinn strips marketing back to basics and explores how to be an ethical marketer before attempting to do ethical marketing. Hi everyone. I havent been blogging much in...
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Ethical fashion: where are your clothes made? - Occasionally my invitation to the top table of world-changing summits and seminal ecological gatherings gets lost in the post. Do I crumble Do I lay down and die I do not. I simply drop myself in...
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Press — Tengri- Yak knitwear brand also shortlisted for London and Paris Fashion Week 2015 Fashion Scout Panel Yak knitwear brand also shortlisted for London and Paris Fashion Week 2015 Fashion Scout Panel. Tengri...
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Cisco UK & Ireland Blog » Week Two – Transects & Connecting an Elephant to the Internet- Sarah Eccleston - Cisco UK&Is Director of EN and the Internet of Things -  is in Zambia spending a month living in an elephant orphanage, where she hopes to connect elephants to the internet. Foll...
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Ethical Email Marketing to Your Linked in Connections- Linked in have made it easy for you to export your entire list of connections, which gives you a long list of email addresses. For you, as a marketer, it seems like a great opportunity to upload th...
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Ethical and restrained use of natural resources needed: Suresh Soni- Instead of blindly aping the West, India should adapt what is from the outside world to its needs as espoused by BJP ideologue Deendayal Upadhyaya and pursue "ethical and restrained" use of natural...
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#GamerGate: Ben Kuchera And The Life And Nepotism Of Game Journo Pros- One of the biggest issues that a lot of gamers have with the current landscape of the video game journalism ring (though, some would prefer we call it the "video game advertorialism ring) is the l...
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#EthicalChristmas: The Ethics Of Publishing In A Digital Age- The publishing industry is in the process of going through a huge, seismic change. Whereas ten years ago we were buying all of our books from our local bookshop, today were more likely to purchase...
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From rainforest to your cupboard: the real story of palm oil - interactive - You wash with it, you brush with it, you toast it, its in 50% of what you buy - but whats the real story of palm oil Use the interactive below to trace the journey of palm oil from the rainfores...
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TURNTUP2DMAX: Suge Knight Investigation Moved to Homicide Bureau- Wednesday, August 27, 2014 Suge Knight Investigation Moved to Homicide Bureau Breaking News Suge Knight Investigation Moved to Homicide Bureau   Suge Knight Investigation Moved to Homicide Bureau  ...
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Stella mccartney’s goes ethical with made in kenya totes- The new collection of Noemi totes feature an oversized houndstooth pattern, a departure from the snake and feather prints of previous collections. Stella McCartney is known for its ethics and focus...
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How to Choose the Perfect Blog Topic – And Why You Should - 7 Graces Founder Lynn Serafinn tells why blogging is an ideal medium for marketing, and shows how to create many months worth of blog topics in a few minutes. Here at the 7 Graces Project , the ma...
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Stella McCartney’s Made In Kenya Totes With The Ethical Fashion Initiative- The Stella McCartney and ITC Ethical Fashion Initiative partnership began in Kenya in 2011 and has seen the British label produce   handmade accessories with Kenyan artisans. The collaboration has ...
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Grace-FULL Tips for Writing Effective Marketing Copy Part 1 - How can ethical marketers create powerful written copy without compromising integrity Marketer Lynn Serafinn explores this from the 7 Graces perspective. There is no doubt about it: the Internet f...
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Cement company blows up limestone hill and renders snail extinct - Humble snails are no match for the might and indifference of the global cement industry. So it has proved for the now extinct Plectostoma sciaphilum, a rather beautiful snail that lived only on a s...
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Waterless toilets turn human waste into energy and fertiliser - You might have heard of flying toilets. Im not talking about the well-equipped loos available to us as we soar 39,000 feet into the sky, complete with soft loo roll, airline-branded soap and hand ...
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Circular economy: the regional challenge - video - Local authorities are key to pushing forward the circular economy and changing the way we see waste. But so often a lack of knowledge, piecemeal recycling and reuse programmes, and misaligned incen...
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Fraser vs Pembina, part 2: Funding- Both the Fraser Institute and the Pembina Institute have some reliance on foreign funding (about 15%). Both organizations rely on foundations for more than half their funding; Fraser enjoys more co...
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Marathon Oil 2013 CSR Report Review: Not deep enough- By Andrea Spencer-Cooke and Amy Brown on Aug 15, 2014 Marathon Oils report ticks boxes but fails to drill down when it comes to big issues Its little surprise that only a handful of oil companies...
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Ethical business partnership delivers wind park to Devon community > National News > News- A new £11m wind park in Devon has been completed as a result of a longstanding partnership between two ethical organisations. Green energy company Ecotricity has completed the construction of its 9...
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