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A Better Sustainable Sanitary Pad

Each year, nearly 20 billion sanitary pads, tampons and applicators are dumped into North American landfills every year, and it takes centuries for them to biodegrade inside plastic bags, according to a 2016 Harvard Business School report. Additionally, it requires high amounts of fossil fuel energy to produce the plastic for these products, resulting in a large carbon footprint. Read more

The Guardian Sustainable Business Awards 2017

Guardian Sustainable Business (GSB) is a global platform for companies at the cutting-edge of positive change. Participate!

China seeks broader influence through green investment

Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged Sunday to step up green infrastructure and climate finance as part of a broader bid to expand influence in the Eastern Hemisphere. Read more

E-commerce platform for local artisans launched in SA

South African startup Advance has launched an e-commerce solution that allows users to order their favourite artisanal and handcrafted goods from local producers online or via an app. Read more

 

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