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  3. Web3

The scoop: The sustainability of Web 3 ties closely to the real world. A large portion of our world depends on energy also needed to run the web.

There are some outside factors you may not be aware of that can drastically change how Web 3 influences sustainability around the world (not just on the web).

Key points:

  • Only about 12% of the energy in the US comes from renewables right now. This needs to change in order to provide a more sustainable energy source for Web 3 applications.
  • Web 3 applications can offset its energy consumption by making other aspects of our economy more sustainable.
  • It’s still early. We are likely to see unexpected solutions come from unexpected areas. Buckle up for the ride. 

What’s next? Rather than trying to predict the future, spot trends that influence the sustainability of Web 3 to better gauge its progress.

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  1. Better Business
  2. Business
  3. Doing
  4. Profit

This week, we sat down with Closed Loop Partners CEO Ron Gonen. Closed Loop Partners is a New York based investment firm comprised of venture capital, growth equity, private equity and project finance as well as an innovation center focused on building the circular economy.

During our conversation, we covered pressing topics like social entrepreneurship, sustainable investing, and climate optimism.

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  2. People
  3. Thinking

The scoop: I lived in Japan for almost three years and learned a lot about sustainable living through cultural norms and traditional mentality.

Key Sustainability Lessons From Japan

  • The Japanese are a very cohesive group of people who inherently share common goals for the good of the country
  • Certain cultural norms in Japan have helped the country to reduce carbon and promote sustainable living
  • Living conditions in Japan naturally encourage careful use of resources such as water, energy, and food
  • Urban and rural transportation systems are a huge factor in the reduction of greenhouse gases
  • Care for mental and physical health improves conditions towards a sustainable lifestyle

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Everyone deserves to have the wedding day of their dreams, but that doesn’t need to come at the cost of the environment. Let’s find out how to create a sustainable wedding.

  • Go For Vintage Jewelry
    • Vintage engagement or wedding rings are good for the environment and your bank account.
    • Vintage jewelry is VAT exempt
    • Not to mention, it is breathtakingly beautiful with a depth of history for you to enjoy.
  • Ask Your Venue About Environmental Commitment
    • How do they dispose of food waste? What is their recycling policy? Are they energy efficient?
  • Allow Bridesmaids To Choose Own Dress
    • If you choose the dress for your bridesmaids, it isn’t guaranteed that they will wear it again, and we know that wearing clothes once and never again is not very environmentally friendly!
    • Allow your bridesmaids to choose their own dresses.
  • Rent The Groomsmen Tuxes
    • You can get higher quality suits by renting.
    • It will be cheaper and far less waste will be produced
  • Consider Vegan Menu
    • Better for the environment, and can be elegant when done right.
  • Choose In Season Flowers
    • Choosing seasonal flowers will help you to capture the season of your wedding beautifully, giving a timeless and beautiful addition to your wedding décor.
    • Choosing local and seasonal flowers also cut out the need to import flowers from abroad or even across the country.
  • Eco-Friendly Wedding Favors
    • Give out eco-friendly wedding favors. Choose biodegradable flower bombs or vegan chocolate from a local shop.

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  1. Energy
  2. Energy and Environment
  3. Planet

Here's my case for why nuclear energy is better than solar and wind energy.

Like most things in life, the global energy debate is political. When an idea or practice becomes political, the information that represents that idea or practice flows through filters of carefully constructed narratives supported or rejected by its stakeholders.

  1. Better Markets
  2. Business
  3. Profit

In a literal sense, sustainability is about creating a system of permanence. When determining if something is sustainable, you're asking: is this project, product or service a replicable component of a system that can last forever? Sustainable cryptocurrencies do not exist within that framework.

But most things are not sustainable. In this period of growth centered around sustainable systems, it is more worthwhile to focus on what projects are building the future and how they are framing themselves to fit within the mold of a more sustainable future.

Here are 10 cryptocurrencies I think are trying to be more sustainable.

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  1. Profit
  2. Tech
  3. Web3

The scoop: The sustainability of Web 3 ties closely to the real world. A large portion of our world depends on energy also needed to run the web.

There are some outside factors you may not be aware of that can drastically change how Web 3 influences sustainability around the world (not just on the web).

Key points:

  • Only about 12% of the energy in the US comes from renewables right now. This needs to change in order to provide a more sustainable energy source for Web 3 applications.
  • Web 3 applications can offset its energy consumption by making other aspects of our economy more sustainable.
  • It’s still early. We are likely to see unexpected solutions come from unexpected areas. Buckle up for the ride. 

What’s next? Rather than trying to predict the future, spot trends that influence the sustainability of Web 3 to better gauge its progress.

Dig deeper → 5 min

  1. Better Business
  2. Business
  3. Doing
  4. Profit

This week, we sat down with Closed Loop Partners CEO Ron Gonen. Closed Loop Partners is a New York based investment firm comprised of venture capital, growth equity, private equity and project finance as well as an innovation center focused on building the circular economy.

During our conversation, we covered pressing topics like social entrepreneurship, sustainable investing, and climate optimism.

Dig deeper ➝ 3 min

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