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Making the coffee industry sustainable

Emily Folk
| 22nd May 2018
Sustainability is increasingly important for implementation in businesses. One of the industries that has been unsustainable since its inception is coffee. However, some major coffee producers have been working to make a more sustainable business model, and the question is: will these efforts be enough to reduce CO2 emissions and decrease waste? EMILY FOLK reports

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Sunset years ... power plant and Exxon Mobil oil refinery in Joliet, Illinois. Photo: Greg Wass via Flickr (CC BY-NC-SA).

The benefits for businesses of environmental consulting firms

Emily Folk
| 13th April 2018
Businesses need to comply with an increasing number of environmental compliance rules with a move toward sustainability across the world. These companies may want to consider hiring environmental consulting firms in order to follow these rules, as well as determine and implement their own environmental initiatives, writes EMILY FOLK.

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What would the earth look like if 50 percent was reserved for nature?

Emily Folk
| 3rd April 2018
Humans have been growing exponentially in population, taking up space that would otherwise have been inhabited by wildlife. The amount of land untouched by humans has decreased. EO Wilson proposed a concept where half of the earth is set aside as a nature reserve. This could be the answer to many problems, argues EMILY FOLK

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