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Reasons to Believe: Modern Agriculture and Climate Action

Nov 17, 2017 11:00 AM ET - For at least 10,000 years, agriculture has been central to the way people live. Yet across that immense span of time, there probably has been no time when the enterprise of growing our food has been more crucial to the world than right now. ...

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CITGO Lemont Refinery Partners With the Village of Lemont on Recycling Day

Nov 17, 2017 10:30 AM ET - CITGO Lemont Refinery and the Village of Lemont and Lemont Environmental Advisory Commission partnered to host the semi-annual fall Recycling Day on Oct. 14. The event provided an opportunity for community residents to drop off unwanted recyclable...

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Spider Webs and Succulents Inspire This Water-Collection Startup

Nov 17, 2017 10:00 AM ET - Nature-inspired water collection system inspired by spiders wins $100,000 Ray of Hope Prize®

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Solving the Sustainable Global Housing Problem

Nov 17, 2017 10:00 AM ET - Sustainability doesn’t only pertain to environmental factors; in terms of affordable housing, sustainability is broken down into three parts: environmental, social and economic. Environmental sustainability addresses the minimized use of resources,...

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Improving Global Sanitation & Hygiene

Nov 17, 2017 9:45 AM ET - Even today, about 2.4 billion people—one in every three globally—live without access to proper sanitation. Recognizing the magnitude of the challenge, in FYE2016, LIXIL pledged to provide better sanitation to 100 million people by 2020. Since then,...

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At GM’s Lansing Assembly Plant, Biodiversity Efforts Are for the Birds

Nov 17, 2017 9:30 AM ET - It all started in 2004 with a nature habitat initiative at GM’s Lansing Delta Township site in Michigan. With help from numerous NGOs, community and supplier partners over the next couple of years, the LDT site established a wildlife habitat. The...

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The Texas Renewable Energy Landscape: From Aspiration to Execution

Nov 17, 2017 9:10 AM ET - Georgetown, Texas, is perhaps best known for its antiques and retirees. So what led former Vice President Al Gore and hundreds of renewable energy leaders to converge on this small Central Texas town last month? In 2016, Georgetown became the nation...

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VIDEO | WWF & HP Discuss Climate Action at COP23

Nov 17, 2017 8:35 AM ET - As world leaders gathered in Bonn, Germany, for COP23, World Wildlife Fund's Sheila Bonini spoke with HP's David Eichberg about corporate climate action in the United States and beyond. HP is a proud member of WWF Climate Savers. Climate...

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At COP 23, Chief Executives and Leaders Agree: More Ambitious Targets Needed to Meet Paris Agreement Objectives

Nov 17, 2017 8:15 AM ET - Leaders from business, civil society, Government and the United Nations convened today in Bonn to discuss an accelerated pathway forward towards implementing the Paris Climate Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the COP 23/CMP...

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AEG Celebrates America Recycles Day

Nov 16, 2017 8:00 PM ET - This week more than 35 AEG Facilities-affiliated arenas, stadiums, theaters, clubs and convention centers nationwide are celebrating America Recycles Day, a nationally-recognized event organized by Keep America Beautiful to promote recycling in the...

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Beth Rattner's Biomimicry Podcast Featured on Episode 56 - Regen360

Nov 16, 2017 11:00 AM ET - For much of our history, we’ve struggled against nature, even working to tame it as we built civilizations. However, the field of Biomimicry turns the issue around 180 degrees and shows us how to learn from nature as our best teacher. If we study...

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Businesses Commend Virginia for Leadership in Cutting Carbon Emissions and Promoting Clean Energy

Nov 16, 2017 10:15 AM ET - Businesses across Virginia are commending Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s proposed rule that would cut carbon dioxide emissions from the Commonwealth’s electricity sector by 30 percent between 2020 and 2030. The McAuliffe Administration will present...

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The U.S. Is Tackling Global Warming, Even if Trump Isn’t

Nov 16, 2017 10:10 AM ET - "American leaders from state capitols, city halls and businesses across the country have shown up in force, and we have delivered a unified message to the world: American society remains committed to our pledge under the agreement."...

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General Mills Signs on to World Cocoa Foundation's Joint Frameworks for Action to Combat Deforestation

Nov 16, 2017 9:30 AM ET - General Mills joins leading companies in an agreement to end deforestation, protect national parks from illegal cocoa production and develop alternative livelihoods for affected smallholder farmers in Cote d’Ivoire and Ghana. The two countries...

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Ray C. Anderson Foundation Divests From Fossil Fuel Investments

Nov 16, 2017 9:15 AM ET - “Fossil fuel divestment is both ethically and fiscally responsible,” said John A. Lanier, executive director of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation and one of Ray’s five grandchildren. “Investment has consequences, and we intend for our assets to grow by...

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Domtar Sustainability: Simple Idea. Big Savings

Nov 16, 2017 9:15 AM ET - How do you heat more with less? Reuse the heat you have. That is what our Rothschild, Wisconsin, mill did by installing a heat exchanger to warm incoming process water with outgoing process water. The idea is simple. Instead of being lost to the...

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Racing to Protect Forests and Local Jobs

Nov 16, 2017 9:10 AM ET - Did you know that the forest products industry employs nearly 2.7 million workers in the U.S.? Or that large, uninterrupted forests are habitat to 60% of the U.S.’s at-risk wildlife? Did you know that the security of America’s forestland has...

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Why Can’t We Get Greener When We Want To?

Nov 16, 2017 8:00 AM ET - Trevor Clements, Tetra Tech’s Mid Atlantic regional manager for Integrated Water Management, is co-leading efforts to support the City of Raleigh, North Carolina, vision for advancing low impact development and green stormwater infrastructure...

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Northern Catalpa: Rarely Unnoticed

Nov 16, 2017 8:00 AM ET - Catalpa is a hard tree to overlook. Trumpet-shaped flowers herald its awakening for the summer and are soon followed by some of the largest leaves in the northern hemisphere. Elephant ears would not be too far off the mark for their description...

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SC Johnson Unveils ‘Carnaúba: Tree of Life’ Exhibit at Museum of Industry in Fortaleza, Brazil

Nov 16, 2017 7:00 AM ET - RACINE, Wis., November 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ - For more than 80 years, the carnaúba palm has been a symbol representing the State of Ceará in Brazil, yet for SC Johnson, it also symbolizes the company’s success and long-term commitment to...

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Fox Partners With Team Rubicon for New Documentary Series on Global Disaster Relief Efforts

Nov 15, 2017 7:45 PM ET - As Puerto Rico continues to recover from the damage caused by Hurricane Maria in September, Fox Networks Group is set to unveil a new documentary series about the nonprofit Team Rubicon and its disaster relief efforts in Puerto Rico, the continental...

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Joel Solomon: the Dirt on Clean Money

Nov 15, 2017 5:35 PM ET - Are people’s investment and buying decisions fueled by beneficence or are they simply selfish acts? This week’s guest on Sea Change Radio, Joel Solomon, believes that the future of our economic well-being hinges upon our ability to recognize,...

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Major U.S. Businesses Have Pledged to Act on Climate. Here's What That Looks Like.

Nov 15, 2017 3:05 PM ET - Country negotiators are in the spotlight at UN climate negotiations in Bonn. But the private sector will be represented at COP23 as well, particularly from the United States. Major U.S. corporations are stepping up on climate action because they...

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The Breakdown on What Happens to Your Laptop to #BeRecycled

Nov 15, 2017 2:35 PM ET - It’s one of those statistics that stays with you: recycling aluminum takes about 95 percent less energy than processing new aluminum from raw materials....

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First Living Product Challenge Petal Certified Flooring Captures Awards in Healthcare Design

Nov 15, 2017 2:15 PM ET - Mohawk Group, a leading commercial flooring company known for cutting-edge and innovative flooring solutions, announced today that the company’s Lichen carpet plank collection is a winning product in the prestigious Nightingale Awards program at the...

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