The New Sustainability…

The New Sustainability…

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See how corporate sustainability is evolving in this piece by Elisabeth Comere of @TetraPak_USCan http://bit.ly/1GNGb7U

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Elisabeth Comere is the director of environment and government affairs at Tetra Pak U.S. and Canada.

Friday, November 6, 2015 - 9:00am

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Earth Overshoot Day keeps coming earlier, and it’s not an occasion we want to celebrate. It’s the day our annual demand for ecosystem goods and services, like cropland, timber, fish stocks and carbon dioxide absorption, begin to exceed what ecosystems are able to renew in a year. Calculated by Global Footprint Network, Earth Overshoot Day reminds us that we are consistently borrowing from the future, and a more aggressive approach to sustainability isn’t an aspiration, it’s a need.

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