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Republished from theguardian.com   By Esuna Dugarova and Nergis Gülasan   We are approaching two years into implementing the ambitious 2030 Agenda – a historic agreement to end poverty, combat inequalities, promote peaceful and inclusive societies, and protect the environment. The new global framework, with 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs)...

Republished from triplepundit.com   By Leon Kaye   Plant-based foods and beverages, as well as organic dairy products, are surging in popularity due to their perceived nutrition, environmental benefits or a combination of both.   Last summer, French multinational food company Danone acquired WhiteWave Foods, which owns brands such as Silk, Horizon Organics,...

Republished from Bloomberg.com   By Matthew Boyle Wal-Mart Stores Inc., long known for squeezing its suppliers on prices, is now pressuring companies including Unilever and Colgate-Palmolive Co. to help the world’s biggest retailer remove a billion metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions from its supply chain by 2030.   The retailer’s...