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Impact Investment

by Sasha Cohen, July 19 2017, 0 Comments
Copyright: radiantskies / 123RF Stock Photo What is Impact Investing? Impact investment stands in the middle of a range, with philanthropic organizations on one side and, on the other, investors who consider social, environmental and governance factors when investing in...

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Closing the Loop in IT and Electronics

by Tiffany Kilfeather, July 19 2017, 0 Comments
The E-Waste Problem The United States threw away a whopping 41.8 million tons of electronic waste in 2014, of which only 12% was recycled properly. Considering that last year (2016) alone, 70.2 million PCs and 1.47 billion smartphones were shipped worldwide, with Apple...

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Circular Fiber Initiative Pushes Sustainability in the Fashion Industry

by Ciarra Wentzel, July 05 2017, 0 Comments
Photo from ellenmacarthur.org This past Easter, New York City reached a high of 87 degrees, marking the holiday as the second hottest Easter in NYC. These warmer days have occurred during the unlikeliest months and it turns out that fashion...

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The Business of Climate Change

by Samantha Jakuboski, June 12 2017, 0 Comments
Global Game Jam (via Flickr) and available for use under the CC license. With recent news that the United States is pulling out of the Paris Accord, it is more important than ever for businesses and other leaders to take charge of the fight...

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The Climate of Our Climate—Marching for Action, Jobs and Justice

by Marcia Robbins, May 18 2017, 0 Comments
On Saturday, April 29th, more than 300,000 people marched for climate action, jobs and justice in Washington, DC and in 370 cities around the country. The Peoples Climate March marked the 100th day of Donald Trump’s Presidency—the man who holds...

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CVS Removes Certain Chemicals From Beauty Products

by Chryso D'Angelo, May 11 2017, 0 Comments
Pharmacy chain CVS is saying sayonara to store brand products that contain harmful parabens, phthalates and select forms of formaldehyde. The change will affect 600 beauty and personal care products under CVS Health, Beauty 360, Essence of Beauty and Blade....

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Film Review: The Smog of the Sea

by Dede Tabak, April 19 2017, 0 Comments
The Smog of the Sea, directed by Emmy-nominated Ian Cheney, may only be 30 minutes long, but its message will definitely stay with you for longer. The film follows oceanographer Marcus Eriksen on a week-long boat trip to the Bermuda...

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The Plastic Invasion

by Silvia Milanova, April 05 2017, 0 Comments
Plastic is Earth’s kryptonite. And it’s killing it and us fast. In fact, we are drowning in plastic. It’s everywhere. Sadly, plastic is a material the Earth cannot ingest and dispose of easily. Once plastic is created, it cannot naturally...

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