Tag: sustainable

Plant-Based Meat Alternatives: Investing Like You Eat

In a tofu and green smoothie world, the rise of plant-based meat alternatives was inevitable. But, if you, like so many of us, thought it would never outsell a real burger, we might be wrong.    In 2009 Beyond Meat began as a California-based startup with a simple idea: ‘there is a better way to feed the planet.’ The company not only believed in protecting animals, but the environment and health of consumers as well. By 2013 plant-based meat, while supplying protein and other nutrients, became available in grocery stores across the world. By 2020, blind taste…
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Plastic Straw Ban: How Does This Affect My Investments?

“No straw, please!” If you’ve stopped by Starbucks or Dunkin’ Donuts lately, you probably noticed an empty bucket where the plastic straws used to be. Whether it’s a ban on foam cups or a change from plastic to paper, the popular coffee chains are not the only ones jumping on the sustainability trend.  Most major cities have also banned plastic bag and straw usage. India has even pledged to ban single-use plastic across the entire…
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