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New Book Serves Up Case Studies for Cultivating Local Food Economies
New Book Serves Up Case Studies for Cultivating Local Food Economies

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Centered around a rural region of lower Michigan, ‘Shared Abundance’ highlights the power of stakeholder collaboration in building more resilient communities.

Regenerating Local: How Brands Can Bring Tangible Benefits to Communities in Need
Regenerating Local: How Brands Can Bring Tangible Benefits to Communities in Need

WALKING THE TALK - At [SB’23 San Diego](https://events.sustainablebrands.com/conferences/sustainablebrands/), several discussions and events explored the potential for social impact when we rethink business as usual.

A Rogue Startup Thinks It Has a Solution to Climate Change; The Scientific Community Disagrees
A Rogue Startup Thinks It Has a Solution to Climate Change; The Scientific Community Disagrees

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Despite a lack of scientific consensus regarding the efficacy and safety of its approach, intrepid startup Make Sunsets is throwing caution to the wind (literally).

2 Steps Forward, 1 Step Back: LEGO Is Latest Company to Disclose Sustainability Setback
2 Steps Forward, 1 Step Back: LEGO Is Latest Company to Disclose Sustainability Setback

WALKING THE TALK - The world’s largest toymaker acknowledged the issues it encountered in pursuit of a more sustainable alternative to its oil-based plastic bricks, illustrating the still-circuitous path to sustainable solutions.

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4 Keys to Accurately Accounting for Your Company’s Impacts on Nature
4 Keys to Accurately Accounting for Your Company’s Impacts on Nature

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - This week at [SB’23 San Diego](https://events.sustainablebrands.com/conferences/sustainablebrands), Context Nature shared guiding principles with which business can bridge nature and finance strategies; and three companies shared lessons learned from enacting their own biodiversity commitments.

How Circularity, AI Are Mending Cracks in Our Fractured Food System
How Circularity, AI Are Mending Cracks in Our Fractured Food System

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Naturally, food and its many issues has been a major topic this week at [SB’23 San Diego](https://events.sustainablebrands.com/conferences/sustainablebrands). Here, two panels of innovators share their approaches to filling in systemic gaps in our food system.

Cosmohub Opens Travelers’ Eyes to India's Skies While Supporting Local Communities
Cosmohub Opens Travelers’ Eyes to India's Skies While Supporting Local Communities

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Astrostays launched in 2019 to promote tourism while training local youth in astronomy to show off the Himalayas’ night sky. Now, Cosmohub is a more scalable, sustainable model — a connected community space that highlights local folklore and traditions along with stargazing.

Tom Ford Plastic Innovation Accelerator Backing Seaweed to Replace Oil-Based Films
Tom Ford Plastic Innovation Accelerator Backing Seaweed to Replace Oil-Based Films

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Convened by Lonely Whale, the program aims to accelerate scaling and market adoption of seaweed-based alternatives to thin-film plastics made from fossil fuels.

Brands Putting Rubber to Road to Create a Regenerative Near-Future
Brands Putting Rubber to Road to Create a Regenerative Near-Future

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Keynotes on day 2 of [**SB’23 San Diego**](https://events.sustainablebrands.com/conferences/sustainablebrands) touched on everything from optimizing global companies’ resource use, building regenerative supply chains, and partnerships addressing the environmental and human impacts of plastic pollution to standing firm in the face of backlash.

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Animal-Free Egg Whites: The Next Frontier in Ethical, Sustainable Protein
Animal-Free Egg Whites: The Next Frontier in Ethical, Sustainable Protein

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - No chickens were harmed in the making of Onego Bio’s Bioalbumen — which has a 90% lower carbon footprint than traditional egg production, 10 times better yields and at price parity.

Regenerating Local: Starting Small to Build Exponential Shared Value
Regenerating Local: Starting Small to Build Exponential Shared Value

WALKING THE TALK - This week at [**SB’23 San Diego**](https://events.sustainablebrands.com/conferences/sustainablebrands), over 1K sustainability practitioners have converged to share insights, tools, inspiration and collaboration opportunities aimed at building a regenerative future for all. Here, our opening-night keynotes highlight the first of many examples this week of businesses creating benefits on the ground.

Growing a Better World Together: Why I Joined the Financial Sector
Growing a Better World Together: Why I Joined the Financial Sector

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - Throughout my career, I learned that climate risk equals financial risk and the financial sector has a responsibility to help clients transition to more sustainable practices for the benefit of people, planet and profit. Enter Rabobank.

Net-Zero Goals Have the Right Ambition, But Most Lack a Clear Path to Realization
Net-Zero Goals Have the Right Ambition, But Most Lack a Clear Path to Realization

WALKING THE TALK - According to Capgemini research, the CPG and retail industries exemplify some of the most common issues when it comes to turning net-zero goals into measurable action.

EY, Microsoft Partner to Advance Sustainability Education Worldwide with ‘Green Skills Passport’
EY, Microsoft Partner to Advance Sustainability Education Worldwide with ‘Green Skills Passport’

COLLABORATION - The program will position learners ages 16 and over to thrive in the evolving market for jobs related to sustainability and climate change; and provide NGOs a platform to empower underserved communities with new, employable skills.

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Tides: Navigating Corporate Social Impact Through Turbulent Times
Tides: Navigating Corporate Social Impact Through Turbulent Times

WALKING THE TALK - Senior Advisor of Corporate Social Impact Erin Ceynar shares how the philanthropic partner and nonprofit accelerator helps its clients craft and stand by authentic social-impact efforts, even in the face of headwinds.

Toward Resilient Coffee Farming: Nestlé Offers Farmers Weather Insurance, Contributes to Regenerative-Ag Guidebook
Toward Resilient Coffee Farming: Nestlé Offers Farmers Weather Insurance, Contributes to Regenerative-Ag Guidebook

SUPPLY CHAIN - Nestlé is piloting a weather-insurance program for over 800 smallholder farmers in Indonesia and has contributed to a guide for coffee farmers to shift to regenerative practices.

Low-Carbon Retrofits are Becoming a Climate Priority for Cities, Fast
Low-Carbon Retrofits are Becoming a Climate Priority for Cities, Fast

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Cities and states are incentivizing retrofits because buildings are major emitters — and because retrofit investments offer significant long-term ROI through energy savings alone.

New Report Urges Insurance Companies to Stop Underwriting Climate Change
New Report Urges Insurance Companies to Stop Underwriting Climate Change

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - ‘Underwriting Our Planet’ finds that rather than addressing climate change and biodiversity loss, many economic activities underwritten by insurance companies actually fuel the twin crises.

Tom's of Maine Begins 2nd Annual Search for Next Generation of Climate-Justice Changemakers
Tom's of Maine Begins 2nd Annual Search for Next Generation of Climate-Justice Changemakers

LEADERSHIP - The Tom's of Maine Incubator program was created to resource the next generation of leaders from underrepresented communities who are driving environmental solutions.

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US Government Launches Climate Corps to Train Youth with Skills Needed to Tackle the Climate Crisis
US Government Launches Climate Corps to Train Youth with Skills Needed to Tackle the Climate Crisis

THE NEXT ECONOMY - In its first year, the American Climate Corps aims to put more than 20,000 young people on career pathways in the growing fields of clean energy, conservation and climate resilience.

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