Earth Hour Challenge: Sustainable Cities in the spotlight

After Seoul in 2015, Paris won the 2016 Earth Hour City Challenge staged by the NGO WWF: an award acclaiming the French capital’s ambition in terms of the fight against global warming – one it is not…

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Shamengo: a platform that cultivates the very best of green and…

Shamengo’s goal is to boost green and social innovation throughout the world. This web platform created in 2011 has 6,000 members and has already given media coverage to projects devised by 200 pioneers.…

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Women have a key role to play for sustainable development in business

The historic Paris Climate Agreement was signed in New York by 175 countries. In its wake, companies have also made commitments, as with the "Two Degrees of Change" initiative, which makes gender equality…

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We can all pollute less on the Internet

According to a recent study carried out by the Global e-Sustainability Initiative, the Internet has become the world’s sixth most polluting country. And yet there are solutions for reducing our digital…

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Business, NGO Leaders Stress the Need for the Circular Economy in…

A new 18-minute documentary film, Circularity: Preparing for the New Economy, calls for a radical overhaul of current economic systems. Featuring commentary from a number of business analysts, the film…

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Livelihoods Carbon Fund voted “Best Corporate Offsetting Program…

Environmental Finance magazine, which specializes in the environment and the carbon market, recently published its sixth annual Voluntary Carbon Markets Rankings. This year, the Livelihoods Carbon Fund…

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Innovations to Clean Up the Ocean

Bigger than the United States. That’s the expanse of ocean today where millions of disposed plastic products have accumulated. Fortunately, a growing number of initiatives are being developed to reduce…

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This New Neighborhood Will Grow Its Own Food, Power Itself, And…

ReGen Village, outside of Amsterdam, doesn't need a grid or food systems. It's a model for a future, fully closed-loop settlement.

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When Citizens Finance their Agriculture

Miimosa, the first French crowdfunding platform dedicated to food and agriculture, supports small family farms and food-based microbusinesses around the country. An interview with founder Florian Breton.

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