The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation announced on Tuesday that it awarded its largest-ever portfolio of environmental grants of $20 million to more than 100 organisations all over the world aimed, among others, to support wildfire and habitat conservation projects, to aid the defence of indigenous rights, and to back grassroots efforts at combating climate change.
Non-profit investor coalition Ceres published its second Feeding Ourselves Thirsty report where it assessed forty two companies from the food, beverage and packaging sectors for their water management performance.
Mars announced the roll out of a $1 billion investment to help cut greenhouse gas emissions across its value chain by 67% by 2050.
Sustainergy, a Tokyo-based renewable-energy start-up has partnered with Hitachi Capital and manufacturer Daiwa House Industry to deploy a new ‘solar-sharing’ business model, where Japanese farmers will be encouraged to make use of unexploited farms to produce mushrooms, while solar PVs will feed the operations and sell electricity to the grid at the same time.
Clothing giant Primark just announced the launch of its first sustainable cotton line.
Berlin based startup Infarm intends to distribute smart vertical farming systems to supermarkets, providing customers with the option to hand-pick fresh vegetables and herbs, whilst simultaneously reducing food mileage and transport emissions.
Nine of the world's largest fishing companies have agreed to a joint UN pact to eradicate illegal catch, overfishing, and other unstainable practices in order to protect the vitality of the world's oceans
World Oceans Day – which is observed on 8 June every year – is a global day of ocean celebration and collaboration for a better future
World Environment Day – which is observed on 5 June every year across the globe – is the largest annual event for positive environmental action
A $32.80 million grant has been approved by the World Bank's Board of Executive Directors which will help improve livelihoods in the Eastern Province of Zambia
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