Ethical Trade

Unlocking the sustainability potential of circular processes by applying systems thinking

Concept of circular economy. Infinity symbol from green arrow and blue puzzle pieces, on the … [+] wooden wall background. getty By Rachel Meidl, Vilma Havas and Brita Staal Over the past decade, the concept of circular economy has become a central pillar in many governments and corporate sustainability strategies. …

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20 in 20 2021: Lillian Crabb

React (formerly Young Actors Theater) general manager and costume designer Lillian Crabb spent a few years working in Boston at Brilliant Earth, a diamond and jewelry retailer focused on ethical sourcing. She was passionate about gemstones, jewelry design, and ethical trading, so it was a good choice after graduating from …

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The arms race between China and the United States – The Diplomat

Publicity China has cropped on the qualitative military advantage of the United States in many ways over the past decades, building up competitive or asymmetric capacities at a substantial rate. But despite all of its progress in modernizing its own military, it has yet to reach parity with the United …

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Dr. Bronner’s makes vegan chocolate like soap: sustainably

If Dr. Bronner’s name doesn’t ring a bell, the label certainly will. The iconic label on the brand’s soap bottle is a puzzle of extremely fine prints so close together that you need reading glasses to decipher it. Despite the dizzying label, this soap is flying off the shelves, favored …

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Turning Point: New Zealand Museums Struggle With Return of Stolen Maori Remains | New Zealand

In 2009, Āwhina Twomey received a phone call from a friend and member of her Rangitāne o Wairau iwi (tribe), asking if she could be in the South Island at 4 am the following Saturday. She backed down at first, but then heard the reason: Canterbury Museum had agreed to …

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Pennsylvania offers first nursing home regulatory updates in 20 years

More than 72,000 skilled nursing home residents in Pennsylvania would see an increase in the direct care hours they receive daily under proposed regulatory changes, the first updates in more than 20 years. Acting Department of Health Secretary Alison Beam on Wednesday said the changes would increase the minimum number …

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Biden opens new front to try to contain China

E-commerce in Asia is growing much faster than in the United States or Europe, with a growth rate accelerated by the pandemic. It is estimated, for example, that within three years, Asia will have nearly two-thirds of 5G subscribers worldwide. This makes the region the epicenter of the competition for …

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Naturepedic becomes the first non-food company to complete an organic fraud prevention program

Naturepedic recently announced that it has become the first certified non-food organic product to complete the Organic Trade Association’s new Organic Fraud Prevention Plan. The Organic Trade Association (OTA) recently launched its robust Organic Fraud Prevention Solutions program to help businesses prepare for and comply with a proposed change in …

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Companies don’t use artificial intelligence much, so the current hype is tripled

Many governments are increasingly approaching artificial intelligence with an almost religious zeal. By 2018, at least 22 countries around the world, as well as the EU, had launched major national strategies to integrate AI into their business development, while many more announced ethical frameworks on how it should. be allowed …

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Impossible Meatless Tacos, Burritos and Bowls Arrive at 80 Baja Fresh Stores

This month, Mexican-inspired chain Baja Fresh is adding its first plant-based meat option at participating locations nationwide. The chain has partnered with plant-based company Impossible Foods to create three new menu items featuring its plant-based beef. The Impossible Taco Combo includes three tacos filled with Impossible meat, shredded lettuce, pico …

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