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Key Takeaways From Climate Week: The Business Case for Climate Justice

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In the context of the news this week, we find ourselves in another pivotal moment. Not only is it Climate Week, but the U.S. faced yet another racial injustice in Breonna Taylor’s court ruling. Today’s newsletter addresses these issues and how they, and so many other issues of today, intersect.

Amid Pandemic and Worsening Climate and Water Crisis, the Sustainability Movement Grew Stronger

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More than 60 investors and companies join Ceres powerful networks and major initiatives to tackle the greatest sustainability threats

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More than 60 investors and companies join Ceres powerful networks and major initiatives to tackle the greatest sustainability threats

Regenerative Retrofit: California's First Living Building.

New book from industry leader in green building performance explores building reuse, water and energy independence, biophilic design, and a carbon-free future.
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New book from industry leader in green building performance explores building reuse, water and energy independence, biophilic design, and a carbon-free future. 

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New book from industry leader in green building performance explores building reuse, water and energy independence, biophilic design, and a carbon-free future. 

Paso Robles WWTP Upgrade Garners Top Wastewater Project Award for Packing Multifaceted Sustainability into Existing Footprint

New tertiary treatment facilities, nutrient management system are models of sustainable innovation
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., September 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Packing long-term water resilience and other sustainable solutions into a small footprint earned the upgrade of the Paso Robles Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) top honors as the Global Water Awards’ 2020 Wastewater Project of the Year.

Emerald Closes USD 100M Water Innovation Impact Fund With Temasek, SKion Water, Ecolab and Microsoft

Fund will invest in early- to expansion-stage companies to drive innovation and adoption in the water space
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September 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Emerald Technology Ventures is pleased to announce the closing of its water impact fund, with committed capital totalling USD 100 million from cornerstone investor Temasek and strategic investors SKion Water, Ecolab and Microsoft. The fund will invest in early- to expansion-stage companies globally to drive critical innovation and its adoption in the water space.

Lobster Populations Remain Healthy as Wind Farm Study Results Are Published

Wind farm construction and operation has no significant negative impact on the ecology of European lobsters, according to the study.
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Results from a survey have recently been published by the Holderness Fishing Industry Group (HFIG) which suggest that wind farm construction and operation has no significant negative impact on the ecology of European lobsters.

Leading green energy providers Ørsted worked with HFIG in 2013 to conduct a long-term study which examined the ecological effects on shellfish during the construction and operation of Westermost Rough offshore wind farm, off the east coast of the United Kingdom.

Collaborating to Conserve Freshwater at Our Water-stressed Sites

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After more than a decade of collaboration and investment, our manufacturing site in Terneuzen in The Netherlands is closing in on achieving an ambitious goal: to eliminate the structural use of non-sustainable freshwater supply.

Mosaic's 2025 ESG Performance Targets - 4R Nutrient Stewardship

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In this video series, we’re sharing more about the intent of Mosaic’s 2025 ESG Performance targets and how we’ll get there. Acting Responsibly is a strategic priority for our employees and our company. This critical work helps Mosaic to maximize our positive impact on society.

In this segment, Senior Sustainability Agronomist Adam Herges and Account Manager Dean Scott discuss the implementation of 4R Nutrient Stewardship.

Nestle Waters Becomes First Food and Beverage Company in the World to Earn Platinum Rating under the Alliance for Water Stewardship Standard

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​ONTARIO, Calif. ,  -- Nestlé Waters North America today announced that its Ontario, California water bottling site is the first food and beverage factory in the world to earn Platinum certification under the rigorous Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) Standard. Nestlé Waters is also the first company of any type to achieve this advanced certification in North America.

Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) North America Announces Google Achieves AWS Certification

The first major tech company to pursue the industry-leading water standard for its campuses
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MILWAUKEE, August 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services (SCS) is excited to announce that we have certified Google’s Mountain View and Los Angeles, California, and Dublin, Ireland campuses under the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) International Standard.

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Earning AWS certification for Mountain View, Calif., Los Angeles, Calif., and Dublin, Ireland campuses demonstrates Google’s commitment to understanding and addressing water stewardship challenges and opportunities in its business operations.

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