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Kering, Stella McCartney Partner With Apparel Impact Institute To Make Italian Fashion More Sustainable

4 Mins Read The Apparel Impact Institute recently announced a project, informally called ‘The Italy Project’ in partnership with Stella McCartney, Burberry, and French luxury fashion group Kering with the aim of improving the environmental footprint of Italy’s luxury fashion supply chain. In 2019, the Global Fashion Agenda predicted that before 2039, the global apparel industry will grow […]

Boeing Commits To Fly All Planes On Sustainable Fuels By 2030

3 Mins Read Aviation giant, Boeing recently announced that it will be working to fulfill its commitment towards making all its planes fly on sustainable fuels created from vegetable oil and non-recyclable household waste, among other sources by 2030. The aviation giant announced its commitment to make all its planes use sustainable fuels by 2030. Boeing explained that switching […]

Elon Musk To Award US$100 M Prize For ‘Best’ Carbon Capture Tech

3 Mins Read Tesla founder and billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk recently announced that he will award a US$100 million prize for the development of technology that can most effectively capture carbon dioxide emissions. Breaking the news on his twitter account, Tesla founder Elon Musk announced a US$100M prize for the first person to develop the most effective technology […]

Bambooloo Crowdfunding: Plastic-Free Startup Raises US$250K+ To Disrupt Toilet Paper

4 Mins Read Zero waste home goods brand Bambooloo has raised more than US$250,000 via equity crowdfunding in order to further its plastic-free mission and launch its bamboo household consumers goods to the United Kingdom. Owned and operated by The Nurturing Co (TNC), the Singapore-based sustainable products e-commerce startup aims to provide consumers with safer, healthier, and cost-effective […]

Sustaintech Xcelerator: Temasek, DBS & Google To Incubate ESG Monitoring Startups With Nature-Based Solutions

4 Mins Read Recently launched by DBS, Google, Temasek and other partners, the climate-innovation accelerator ‘Sustaintech Xcelerator’ aims to provide support to those who are developing innovative tools to improve the monitoring and verification of environmental, social, and economic impacts of nature-based solutions (NbS). Apart from DBS, Google, and Temasek Holdings, the National University of Singapore’s (NUS) Centre for […]

Aggressive Action To Address Climate Change Could Save The World US$145 Trillion

5 Mins Read By: Dana Nuccitelli Climate solutions are expensive investments in the short run but will yield huge long-term savings, according to new research by Project Drawdown. A respected research group, Project Drawdown, finds that deploying solutions consistent with meeting the Paris climate targets would cost tens of trillions of dollars globally. But crucially, those outlays would also yield […]