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Walmart's plan to lift a gigaton of carbon from its supply chain
Source: GreenBiz, 4/19/17
Summary: Walmart is doubling down on its climate commitment. Today, the retail giant announced Project Gigaton, a goal to remove 1 billion metric tons of greenhouse gases from its supply chain by 2030, equivalent to taking more than 211 million passenger vehicles off the road for a year, the company said.
Why B Corporations are at a crossroads
Source: GreenBiz, 4/19/17
Summary: If the movement is to achieve its bold vision -- "that one day all companies compete not only to be the best in the world, but the best for the world" -- then more publicly- traded, mainstream companies must commit to the label.
Nike, Circular Economy Firm Miniwiz Develop Sustainable Packaging from Trash
Source: Environmental Leader, 3/27/17
Summary: Nike has developed new sustainable packaging for its shoes, working in collaboration with Arthur Huang, the CEO and founder of Taiwanese firm Miniwiz, which recycles consumer and industrial waste into new products.
The lightweight packaging is made entirely of post-consumer materials such as milk and orange juice containers, and morning coffee lids. The box is produced from a single process Polypropylene with no added chemicals. The modular design allows it to be used as a stackable, interlocking component of a product display or storage system, Nike says.
ACEEE Accepting Applications for Scholarship to Attend 2017 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry
Source: Environmental News Bits, 3/21/17
Summary: ACEEE is now accepting applications for Linda Latham Scholarships to attend their 2017 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry in Denver, Colorado from August 15 -18, 2017.
Applicants must be an undergraduate or graduate student in an accredited college or university whose course work is related to energy/energy efficiency, climate change, environmental science, or a related field of study, and who is considering a career in energy/ energy efficiency. "Latham Scholars" will be exposed to new ideas and opportunities as they interact with energy efficiency experts from around the world.
The application deadline is April 10, 2017.
NASA's Green Thumb for Green Aviation
Source: Machine Design, 3/20/17
Summary: The New Horizon Aviation Program's charter is to strengthen the aviation industry over the next 20 years by introducing new technologies, as well as find ways to improve on efficiency and reduce pollution.
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