Sustainability Platform AWorld Launches Mobile App in Support of UN ActNow Campaign

In an effort to mobilize individual action on climate change and sustainability, the AWorld platform is launching a mobile app in support of the United Nations’ ActNow campaign. The app incentivizes people to take sustainable action through everyday habits that users can log and track. It also provides impact metrics, educational journeys, tips and quizzes, and engages users through eye-catching visuals and solutions-oriented content. Founded by Italian entrepreneurs Alessandro Armillotta and Marco Armellino, AWorld is a platform built to lead people toward a more sustainable, conscious and value-driven lifestyle. Powered by gamification,…

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Dropbox sets sustainability goals for 2030

Dropbox have announced thay they are committed to fighting global warming and reducing their carbon footprint. They”ve announcing the goals they plan to accomplish before 2030: Achieve carbon neutrality for scope 1, scope 2, and scope 3 business travel emissions Source 100% renewable energy for our operations, including our data centers Support organizations working for climate action Mobilize employees to use volunteer-time-off for environmental causes Achieving these goals is more critical than ever as the need to reverse global warming is urgent. Climate scientists widely agree that global greenhouse gas…

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Ingka Group increases its sustainability investments by EUR 600 million over coming 12 months

Ingka Group will accelerate its investments to further enable the transition to reach the IKEA overall commitment to become climate positive by 2030. Over the coming year, the company has committed to invest EUR 600 million more into companies, solutions and its own operations to enable the transition to a net zero carbon economy. This increases its overall investments into sustainability to EUR 3.8 billion.    Since 2009 Ingka Group1, through its investment arm Ingka Investments2, has continued to invest in innovative companies that support its sustainability goals, including achieving…

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AT&T and Discovery Education Put the Power of Sustainability in Students’ Hands

Discovery Education have launched a new effort supported by AT&T, providing innovative, dynamic resources focused on sustainability through the award-winning Experience platform. The new content created by AT&T and Discovery Education focuses on empowering middle school students to spark sustainable action in local communities. Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources and professional learning for K-12 classrooms. Centered on the role of technology in building a more sustainable world, the resources from AT&T and Discovery Education provide educators and students the curated content required to learn…

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Walmart’s Sustainability Efforts Take to the Seas with MSC-Certified Sustainable Private Brand Canned Tuna

Practicing more sustainable fishing hasn’t always been easy. But with a growing global consciousness surrounding sustainability, change is possible. Walmart’s customers count on us to deliver affordable products in a way that helps preserve the planet, and we’re taking steps toward sourcing seafood more sustainably. As of July 2020, achieving a key aspect of our original goal years in advance, Walmart is moving to source its U.S. stores Great Value canned tuna as either Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)-certified or, based on supplier reports, from a time-bound Fishery Improvement Project (FIP)…

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