LanX is a South Central Pennsylvania prototype of a local securities offering and trading platform aimed at channeling growth capital to local small and medium size enterprises (SMEs), particularly those that are committed to sustainability and job creation in their local communities.
MIT’s Climate CoLab created a product called biochar that can be used as a sustainable natural fertilizer, and can also back local currency. The product is made from a mixture of soil and the left over charcoal after the woodgrass in dry biomass is burned. The Climate CoLab’s push f
“Valuing the Ocean” is a project coordinated by the Stockholm Environmental Institute and supported by the Okeanos foundation. It gives information about six threats to the global oceans, what can happen if all these threats act together, and the economic consequences of taking action
The World Happiness Report aims to promote sustainable development and world happiness through a new metric system developed by professors Jeffrey Sachs, Richard Layard, and John Helliwell. The co-authors saw a need to shift development indicators away from economic growth and toward
Blue Planet Network is an award-winning international nonprofit headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area with a mission to exponentially increase the impact of safe drinking water and sanitation programs for people around the world. Eradicating poverty is impossible without clean w
“Practical sustainability — especially of the Recyclebank variety — has everything a brand could want. Real virtue as a reward, personal selfish gratification, and measurable results that make us feel part of a positive movement.”
Aiming to achieve better environmental sustainability, SportLifetsyle company PUMA partnered with PPR HOME to analyze the environmental impacts of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and water consumption along its supply chain.
eBay’s WorldofGood.com is the world’s largest multi-seller marketplace for socially and environmentally responsible shopping, which features thousands of products from around the world and combines trust and transparency with the online shopping experience.
For the founders of Development Alternatives based in New Delhi, India, creating sustainable livelihoods is about designing and disseminating appropriate technologies based on natural resources. Fundamentally, it’s about survival.
Made up of industry heavyweights like Walmart, Patagonia & Nike, the Sustainable Apparel Coalition is a collaborative effort by retailers, suppliers, government and NGOs to promote greater social and environmental sustainability in the clothing and footwear industries.