Netflix Commits to Net Zero by 2022, Better Representation Onscreen and Off

Netflix’s new goals include achieving carbon neutrality by 2022. The company also revealed impressive stats behind viewer interest in sustainability-themed programming; and pledged to achieve more balanced representation of underrepresented communities, both on- and offscreen. Netflix announced ambitious sustainability goals, including achieving carbon neutrality by 2022. The streaming giant also revealed impressive stats behind viewer…

UNGC Akademi: “İş Dünyası için Suyun Değeri” (22 Mart 2021)

İş Dünyası için Suyun Değeri, 22 Mart 2021, UNGC Akademi Oturumu Bölüm 1: Küreselden Yerele Direnç Oluşturma – Suyun Değeri ve Önemi (45 dakika) Konuşmacılar: Kelly Ann Naylor, Başkan Yardımcısı, UN-WaterJason Morrison, Water Mandate Başkanı ve Başkanı, Pacific InstituteMark Breitbard, Başkan ve CEO, Gap BrandMichael Kobori, Baş Sürdürülebilirlik Sorumlusu, StarbucksSanda Ojiambo, Direktör, UNGC Bölüm 2:…

III. Uluslararası Şehir, Çevre ve Sağlık Kongresi; “İklim Değişikliği ve Sağlıklı Bir Gelecek” temasıyla 16-20 Nisan 2021 tarihlerinde sanal ortamda gerçekleştirecek.

Uluslararası Şehir, Çevre ve Sağlık Kongresi’nin üçüncüsü, COVID-19 pandemisi nedeniyle 16-20 Nisan 2021 tarihlerinde sanal ortamda gerçekleştirilecek. III. Uluslararası Şehir, Çevre ve Sağlık Kongresi’nin teması “İklim Değişikliği ve Sağlıklı Bir Gelecek” olarak belirlendi ve I. Uluslararası Sağlık ve İklim Değişikliği Kongresi‘yle birlikte eşzamanlı olarak düzenlenecek. III. Uluslararası Şehir, Çevre ve Sağlık Kongresi iklim değişikliğinden en çok…

European Trade Groups Form Alliance for Ensuring the Plastics Circular Economy

Four plastics trade organizations in Europe have joined to form PolyREC, a group that the members say will ensure the traceability, transparency and trust in recycled materials along the entire plastics value chain. PolyREC will monitor, verify and report on plastics recycling and uptake data in Europe using a common  data collection system called RecoTrace….

How AI Is Enabling Smarter, Scalable, Sustainable Water Solutions

When we hear about artificial intelligence (AI), many people often think of complex programs that process and analyze massive amounts of data and information for surveillance, financial engineering or defense. But what if AI could be used to solve some of the world’s most pressing social and environmental challenges, such as water access? That is…

What Biden could do about plastics

Most environmentally oriented eyes on the Biden administration are focused — appropriately — on mitigating climate change, creating jobs and transitioning to a clean energy future. Count me among them. So, I’m not holding out hope for a federal circular economy policy any time soon (I’ll let the EU take the lead on that front). However, I…

Lessons from a Very Difficult Year

The first, most obvious challenge has been a massive global pandemic. But what are the lessons? First, of course, is the lesson the need to listen to the experts who warn us about possibilities of threats. The most obvious example is climate change; where scientists have been sounding the alarm for decades that the pathway we are…

Sustainability and Healthcare:Transformational Work During a Global Pandemic

Shaw is spotlighting organizations making a positive impact through initiatives that support the wellbeing of people and the planet. Here, we discuss a new sustainability initiative led by three of the most influential organizations working to transform health care: Health Care Without Harm, Practice Greenhealth and Greenhealth Exchange. Health Care Without Harm is a coalition that…