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Can we turn the tide of plastic packaging?

Plastic pollution accounts for 80% of all waste found in oceans. We must find sustainable alternatives and create more effective ways to reuse plastic. Action is required and investment in innovation is needed. Companies have developed solutions to tackle this growing problem. Watch our video with FT to discover more.

Decarbonisation: plotting the path to net zero
Transitioning to a net zero economy will generate growth opportunities. And as the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated low-growth and depressed wages, time is of the essence. We need massive investment in key sectors to secure a sustainable future. Discover the sectors here
Warrior accountants: leading the green revolution?

As the responsible investing business continues to grow, the Financial Times’s Gillian Tett believes players such as auditors, rating agency experts and corporate accountants could have a far greater impact on green issues than activists. Watch more in our video here

High-hanging fruit?: Feeding cities with vertical farming

The coronavirus has disrupted the agricultural industry as populations worldwide are confined and supermarkets are under pressure. Meanwhile cities around the world continue to find farming solutions to serve local communities and reduce the carbon footprint of fresh food transportation. Discover Aerofarms, the world’s biggest vertical farm, less than 10 miles from Manhattan.

The rise of conscious capitalism
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The rise of conscious capitalism

Increasingly, companies are realising they cannot afford to ignore issues like climate change, income inequality and a whole range of governance questions. Investors are also saying they want more than just profits. 

Curbing the great sand grab
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Curbing the great sand grab

Every year, more sand than can be replenished is consumed to satisfy the global appetite for infrastructure. And curbing the plunder is proving far from straightforward.

Creating a circular economy for fashion
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Creating a circular economy for fashion

Waste in fashion is on a massive scale, and less than one per cent of recycled textiles are converted into new, wearable materials. But very gradually, that may be changing. The FT’s Madison Darbyshire takes a closer look at three companies moving toward a circular economy for fashion, each in a different way.

Investors’ growing appetite for alternative proteins

The demand for food protein is rising and investors are looking at what is a fast-growing market. But despite the potential, the industry shows some substantial downsides. Discover the problems in our video with the Financial Times.

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