Excessive use of fertilisers, poorly managed manure and human waste, and excessive use of antibiotics in animal farming, could contribute to 5 million deaths a year globally by 2050, according to the report Cities and Circular Economy for Food . That is twice the current number of deaths caused by obesity and four times the number due to road traffic crashes.
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95% an Wert und Material verlieren Konsumgüter nach ihrem ersten Gebrauchszyklus. Die Kreislaufwirtschaft beschreibt das Konzept weg von einer linearen hin zu einer zirkulären Wertschöpfung.
The expansion of Project STOP is another important step in SYSTEMIQ’s efforts to prevent plastics entering the ocean.
Day 2 at “Our Ocean, Our Legacy Youth Leadership Summit”: SYSTEMIQ's Dian Limbong and Alexandre Kremer, selected Youth Leaders, provide inside views of the event.
SYSTEMIQ joins 250 signatories from around the world in endorsing the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment to create a plastic system that works.
SYSTEMIQ's Dian Limbong and Alexandre Kremer have been selected Youth Leaders for the “Our Ocean, Our Legacy Youth Leadership Summit”. During the Youth Leadership Summit, Dian and Alexandre will provide inside views of the event.
SYSTEMIQ is proud to announce that the “Sustainable Special Economic Zone” project by The Made in Africa Initiative, LADOL and SYSTEMIQ, has been selected as one of the P4G 2018 Scale-Up Partnership Finalists.
The UK Department for International Development (DFID) has announced £2.1 million in aid to protect endangered wildlife and create thousands of sustainable jobs. Partnerships for Forests and SYSTEMIQ will provide commercial and strategic expertise to the projects in Bukit Tigapuluh and to manage the investment pipeline in Indonesia.
NOVA Chemicals today announced a three-year investment in support of Project STOP of nearly $2 million (1.5 million EUR) to prevent plastic debris from reaching the ocean. Project STOP is a new global initiative to design and implement solutions to reduce marine plastic pollution especially in countries with high leakage of plastics into our oceans.
SYSTEMIQ has invested in OpenInvest, the first digital investment advisor for socially responsible investing, which has announced its recent raise of US$10.4 million in Series A funding.
SYSTEMIQ has been selected as the consultancy partner to support strategy development and business planning for a Green Finance Institute (GFI), funded by the City of London Corporation and UK Government. The purpose of the Institute is to champion sustainable finance in the UK and abroad.
SYSTEMIQ’s Ocean Plastic team led a well-attended Marine Pollution round table at the Sixth GEF Assembly in Da Nang Vietnam.
Jeremy Oppenheim, founder of SYSTEMIQ, moderated an insightful and action-oriented roundtable at the GEF 6th Assembly in Da Nang, Vietnam in June. The session sought to convey to audience members the huge opportunity offered by the GEF’s recent allocation of $500 million to the Food Systems, Land Use and Restoration Impact Program.
SYSTEMIQ is pleased to announce that Dr. David Nabarro, a SYSTEMIQ Senior Advisor, has been named one of two recipients of the 2018 World Food Prize from the World Food Prize Foundation.
Paul Polman, CEO of Unilever and Chair of the Food & Land Use Coalition, shines a light on the challenges facing the food and land use systems, and FOLU's part in unlocking opportunities linked to making them sustainable and inclusive.
Joi Danielson, SYSTEMIQ's Programme Director for Project STOP, was interviewed for a story about the ocean plastics challenge in Asia, by Agence-France Presse, among the top three global news agencies and wire services in the world.
The Food and Land Use Coalition has supported the development of the Food and Land Use chapter of the New Climate Economy (NCE)’s ‘Global Opportunities Report’.
The Food and Land Use Coalition (FOLU) formally launched its Ethiopian national program at a government-hosted meeting of the Climate Resilient Green Economy initiative in Addis Ababa on 15th May 2018.
he University of Innsbruck, Innovation Lab for Sustainability and SYSTEMIQ hosted a series of key note speeches and panel discussion with young entrepreneurs, students and international thought leaders.
SYSTEMIQ is pleased to announce that it has invested in Electron, a UK-based energy tech company.
BioCarbon Engineering, a UK company with the ambition to plant 500 billion trees by 2060 through the use of drones, has received a funding boost of US$2.5 million. The seed investment comes from SYSTEMIQ, and Parrot, a leading European drone group.
SYSTEMIQ was founded on the principle that positive disruption is required to combat climate change. We plan to deploy $20-40m over the next 3 years and are looking for early-stage companies who share our mission-driven agenda. If you share our mission, fit our criteria and are raising money, please reach out to us.
We Can All #PressForProgess on Gender-balanced Leadership for the Global Goals. This week, our new report shows that all of society – as well as the economy and the environment – benefits when more women lead in business.
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SYSTEMIQ offsets its carbon footprint from business operations with the NGO Plant for the Planet.
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The Business & Sustainable Development Commission, a 2-year initiative, formally closed January 2018 in Davos.
We are delighted to share our 2017 highlights in this newsletter.