Why you should build sustainability into your business strategy

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur collaborators are their own. Terms like ‘sustainability’, ‘ESG’ and ‘socially conscious’ have become buzzwords in corporate buzz. However, if you’re tempted to just check the box, think again. A genuine commitment to sustainability can pay off in countless ways—not to mention maintaining credibility, because a lack of integrity when it comes … Read more

Profuse technology powers the production of cell-cultured meat with a “cocktail” of small molecules

Entrepreneur Guy Nevo Mihrovski is a vegan who loves meat. Although technology has now been his life for 25 years, before working with computers in a lab, he worked with knives in a kitchen. “I was a chef before I started in the tech business,” he recalled. “Eleven years ago I became a vegan. And … Read more

How Smart Technologies Impact Sustainability | technology

IoT Secure has gathered interesting facts and statistics about the impact of smart technologies on sustainability efforts from industry experts and news. How smart technologies affect sustainability Smart technologies and sustainability According to Ericsson, there will be around 29 billion smart devices worldwide by the end of 2022. Although estimates of the exact number of … Read more

Syngenta’s TYMIRIUM® technology goes global after Argentina approves registration

Syngenta’s TYMIRIUM® technology has received regulatory approval in Argentina, bringing farmers closer to access to the new nematicide and fungicide for both seed and soil use, which is highly effective even at low application rates. FEAR® the technology provides long-lasting protection against invisible but highly destructive nematodes and soil-borne diseases – especially Fusarium species. Key … Read more

Disclosing ESG is one thing, operationally integrating sustainability to drive business transformation is another

Wind power plant Getty Images Rarely a day goes by without the financial news reporting adverse reactions from businesses, investor groups, trade associations, lobbyists, think tanks and politicians around the world to requirements for business entities to file reports disclosing the extent to which their activities affect—or will affect – environmental, social and governance (ESG) … Read more

Strongly integrating sustainability into enterprise operations is a powerful tool for business transformation

Wind power plant Getty Images Rarely a day goes by without the financial news reporting adverse reactions from businesses, investor groups, trade associations, lobbyists, think tanks and politicians around the world to requirements for business entities to file reports disclosing the extent to which their activities affect—or will affect – environmental, social and governance (ESG) … Read more

Scientists invent paper battery – just add water

Discarded electronics accumulate quickly, prompting researchers to explore creative ways to reduce the resulting trash, known as e-waste. Now, a team has made a water-activated, disposable battery made of paper and other sustainable materials. The wires, screens, and batteries that make up our devices—not to mention the plastic, metal, and other materials that encase them—fill … Read more

“We have more solutions to more problems than anyone else”

The USDA estimates that between 30% and 40% of the total food supply goes to waste, amounting to 133 billion pounds and $161 billion in lost food annually, based on 2010 USDA Economic Research Service estimates .In 2019, the U.S. generated 80.6 million tons of surplus food, accounting for 35% of total food production in … Read more

UnitedHealth Group commits $25 million to the New England Healthy Neighborhoods Fund

UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) today announced a $25 million commitment to the Healthy Neighborhoods Equity Fund II (HNEF II). Launched by the Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) and the Massachusetts Housing Investment Corporation (MHIC), the fund was created to finance inclusive mixed-use projects near public transit that offer retail, housing and social services to support the … Read more

NOW WATCH: The science of microplastics: UW-L researchers study emerging field | education

Looking into a microscope and slowly adjusting the focus, Veronica Sanes analyzes tiny particles in a petri dish as they appear magnified on a nearby computer screen. As he works, Sannes quickly identifies the particles he sees, picking out fibers from clothing, small pieces of sand and gravel, and other miscellaneous pieces until he can … Read more