The unmissable opportunity to build a sustainable economic future | Rethink Sustainability

Build Back Better: the unmissable opportunity to build a sustainable economic future.  A post COVID world is one that will look quite different to a pre-COVID world. We’ve seen in the last few weeks this echo chamber almost of calls saying we need to take this opportunity, this tragic situation that we have today, to build back better says Christopher Kaminker, Head of Sustainable Investment Research and Strategy at Lombard Odier Investment Managers.

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Read all about it! Sustainable St Albans News: October 2020

Sustainable St Albans are teaming up with St Albans BID again to host another Sustainable Market in the city centre.  In August we got rave reviews and we’re hoping this one will be even better! There will be local food and drink stalls, ethical clothing, health and vitality products, renewable and green energy specialists and lots more. Everything is outdoors, risk assessed, and run according to COVID guidance.

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Systems Thinking to Reach Sustainability

For decades, sustainability has been considered by society as a fundamental goal; however, we are so far away from it and looks like we are in the wrong direction. The problem starts in how we try solving problems, which most of the time is by using simple solutions and linear thinking. We are experts in these kinds of solutions, particularly our politicians.

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Porsche Pushes Bioeconomy Into High Gear With Sustainable Fiber – World News Report – EIN Presswire

Porsche Motorsport premiered its much-anticipated Cayman 718 GT4 CS MR swathed in sustainable fiber bodywork at the Nürburgring 24-hour endurance race last week, where stormy weather and a suspected COVID-19 outbreak muddled up the outcome quite a bit. One thing is clear, though. Bio-based car parts will play a key role in the sparkling green bioeconomy of the future, and what you see zooming around the race track of today could be parked in your driveway tomorrow.

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Drawdown & Sustainable Development Goals —

New paper published linking Drawdown’s ‘system of solutions’ to the United Nations Global Goals. The 17 United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) provide a framework for addressing the most pressing global challenges by 2030 and setting the stage for a sustainable future for humanity and the planet. 

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Sustainable Futures Fest

For over 25 years, ECOSS has partnered with communities, businesses, municipalities and government agencies to promote environmentally sustainable practices. ECOSS specializes in education and outreach, with a focus on immigrant, refugee and other communities who are disparately impacted by environmental injustices.

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‘COVID-19 shows necessity of sustainable environment’

The novel coronavirus pandemic has shown the importance of sustainable environment for human health, Turkey’s environment minister said on Wednesday.  Speaking at a biodiversity policy session of the Informal Meeting of Environment Ministers in the German capital Berlin, Murat Kurum stressed the key importance of a healthy nature for public health during COVID-19 pandemic.  Biodiversity loss, along with climate change and pollution, affects ecosystems while also playing a role in emergence of infectious diseases at global level,” he also said during the session on COVID-19 and global biodiversity .

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