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The Quick & Dirty: You Can’t Lead from the Middle

We’ve seen trust in business continue to drop radically. Yes, it seems unfair that business gets targeted, but is it really that unfair? Do business show true leadership on these issues, or do they dance around the tough challenges?

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7 Things You Need to Know About the Sustainable Seafood Movement

You may have noticed things getting a little fishy here at Triple Pundit over the past few months, as we dive into the environmental and social impact of the seafood industry in an in-depth series. In case you’re pressed for time (it is Friday after all), this list will give you the need-to-know facts and trends in the burgeoning sustainable seafood movement. Give it a read, and impress your friends at the oyster bar happy hour after work.

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Inside Aquaculture: All About the Feed

Out of all animal proteins, fish has the most favorable feed conversion ratio (FCR). Beef, for example, requires 7 kilograms of feed to gain 1 kilogram of weight, while fish can be closer to a one-to-one ratio. However, when it comes to aquaculture, the topic of feed is a bit more controversial–especially when it comes to farming carnivorous species. But Bell Aquaculture is hoping to change all that with innovations in locally sourced, plant-based fish feed.

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New Syngas Production Partnership Coming for Western Canada

What do you get when you combine the resources of a forward-thinking Canadian petroleum company and an innovative American syngas company? The answer brings new fuel production possibilities to Canada’s methane-rich western provinces, and according to one source, a cheaper way to produce biogas.

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The Growing Local Food Movement: Staying ‘Small’ as Things Scale Up

For many people who like to buy local food, and for the farmers who prefer to sell their product directly to consumers or institutions, a big part of the attraction is the opportunity for human interaction. But as local food continues to grow in popularity, the very thing that’s driving its rise may also be what’s holding it back.

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McDonald’s Twitter Chat Recap: #McDsustainability

Did you miss (or participate in?) our recent conversation with McDonald’s Corporation? Here are the highlights from the #McDsustainability Twitter chat with VP of Sustainability Bob Langert, CSRwire, and our 227 chat participants.