WWF Releases its 4th Annual Transparent Report, Unveiling Progress on Plastic Footprints for Several of the World’s Biggest Brands

World Wildlife Fund’s ReSource: Plastic program recently released its fourth annual public report, Transparent 2023, revealing how some of the world’s largest brands are tracking, measuring, and reporting on their respective plastic footprints. The data compiled in the report reveals insights and in-depth recommendations on tackling plastic waste within internal, corporate supply chains, and across wider multi-stakeholder efforts. The elimination of unnecessary, single-use plastic continues to be the most important action that companies can take to directly address the plastic pollution crisis through their own portfolios. Transparent 2023 examines the…

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WWF and IKEA have initiated two projects to address forest degradation in Colombia and Brazil

WWF and Inter IKEA have extended their 20-year collaboration to include new projects in Colombia and Brazil. These projects aim to safeguard biodiversity and landscapes while also empowering local communities and curbing the alarming loss of forests.  In Brazil, a new project focuses on addressing environmental loss in the Atlantic Forest biome, the Cerrado biome, and the Tapajós river basin in the Amazon. The initiative aims to halt the conversion of natural forests to plantations through landscape conservation and recovery activities. Together with local organisations, a forest hub is being…

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U.S. Food Waste Pact Engages Businesses Across The Country To Target, Measure, And Act To Reduce Food Waste

Building on the success of the Pacific Coast Food Waste Commitment (PCFWC), nonprofit partners ReFED and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) recently announced the formation of the U.S. Food Waste Pact – a national voluntary agreement enabling pre-competitive collaboration and data-driven action to reach national and international food waste reduction targets, including United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 12.3. The U.S. Food Waste Pact is designed to go beyond commitment setting to drive meaningful progress on food waste reduction, as well as serve as a connective fabric to support other national and…

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Atos and WWF partner up to leverage technology to support biodiversity conservation

Atos and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) recently announced a 3-year strategic partnership to leverage technology to support biodiversity conservation and to encourage businesses to decarbonize. This comprehensive partnership has been designed to tackle three key priorities – business transformation, financing and influence – which are essential to effectively tackle the current biodiversity crisis. As part of the partnership, four main initiatives are being rolled out, leveraging the expertise of Atos and WWF teams from all over the world. Atos to develop responsible IT solutions for WWF and…

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Landmark Oceans Futures Platform Projects the Arctic, Gulf of Guinea, and Central Pacific to be among future climate-driven fisheries conflict hotspots

World Wildlife Fund (WWF) announced the launch of its Oceans Futures platform, a first-of-its-kind initiative that projects seascapes surrounding the Arctic Ocean and within the Gulf of Guinea, Eastern Mediterranean, Eastern Tropical Pacific, and Central Pacific will experience increased fisheries conflict as a result of climate change. The analysis, based on global climate and fisheries models, highlights 20 regions of the world that will likely see conflict, food insecurity, or geo-political tensions over fisheries rise by 2030. These regions include the waters surrounding the Arctic Ocean, Cameroon, Syria, Ecuador, Indonesia,…

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