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New method to calculate biodiversity footprint for corporations

Researchers at the University of Jyväskylä have developed a method for corporations to calculate their biodiversity footprint. The outcome of the study will be a method freely available to all companies and organizations for the assessment of their impact on nature.
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Seaweed Innovation Challenge wants to reach more consumers for seaweed products

For many consumers seaweed is still relatively unknown as a daily product. But many are positively surprised when they hear seaweed can replace plastic packaging or improve the quality and taste of their food. Seaweed innovators already have these solutions, but find it difficult to reach consumers. That might change with the Seaweed Innovation Challenge starting on March 6th.
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Major corporate climate pledges are misleading

The corporate climate pledges of 24 of the worlds’ largest ‘climate leader’ companies are misleading and their strategies insufficient. Long-term net-zero pledges distract from the fact that climate pledges for 2030 go less than halfway to what is required to stay below the 1.5°C temperature limit.
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Turning abandoned mines into batteries

A novel technique called Underground Gravity Energy Storage turns decommissioned mines into long-term energy storage solutions, thereby supporting the sustainable energy transition.
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Is there life for blockchain after the crypto crash?

Will FTX take down the blockchain, the protocol on which cryptocurrencies rely, too? Or is there still life for it after crypto? In Europe, many believe there is.
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3M ends production of PFAS

3M announced it will exit per- and polyfluoroalkyl substance (PFAS) manufacturing and work to discontinue the use across its product portfolio by the end of 2025. 3M's decision is based on careful consideration and a thorough evaluation.
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Green Bond report: Rethinking sustainable investment

In the latest The Green Bond report, experts explain why hope is likely to prevail and look closer at specific challenges that need to be solved if the transition is to be able to continue gaining speed, including how investors can make a difference.
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Toxic chemicals and bad labor conditions at Shein fashion from China

Today’s hippest teen-brand Shein fashion is growing rapidly – and its internet-based recipe for success is top secret. And cheap.