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EDUI has officially launched in France!

EDUI, which stands for Ecological Development Union International, is a 10-year old Australia-registered NGO, albeit with a focus on China. The motto of EDUI is to promote a clean, resource efficient and recycling economy. Its main fields of interest are: environmental sustainability, business communications …
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Buy green, buy local… or not

It began in America, and is now spreading among the environmentally conscious,well-educated and generally well-off European consumers : “it” is the locavore trend. Locavore was the 2007 Oxford’s word of the year, but here is a quick definition in case you missed it :a locavore is …
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Sustainability at Ben and Jerry’s

Ben and Jerry’s recently held a conference in Paris to promote their line of fair-trade ice cream. Ben Cohen, the Ben behind Ben and Jerry’s, discussed the economic downturn, saying that fear and greed have proven to be poor and …
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Who reads sustainability and CSR reports?

The popularity of sustainability reports among larger companies has increased rapidly in recent years. Back in the 1980’s, only chemical companies issued “sustainability reports.” Those reports were really just environmental impact reports. Today, over 50% of the Global Fortune 100 …
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