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310 Businesses and Investors Support U.S. Federal Climate Target in Open Letter to President Biden

Signatories represent over $3 trillion in annual revenue and over $1 trillion in assets under management
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April 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ - 310 businesses and investors with a footprint in the U.S. signed an open letter to President Biden indicating their support for the Biden administration’s commitment to climate action, and for setting a federal climate target to reduce emissions. The letter was organized and published by the We Mean Business coalition and Ceres today. 

Initiative to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Agriculture Marks One Year Anniversary, Welcomes Pepsico as First Partner

PepsiCo Commits $5 Million to AgMission™
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WASHINGTON, April 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research (FFAR) and U.S. Farmers & Ranchers in Action (USFRA) are thrilled to mark the one year anniversary of AgMission, an unprecedented initiative to reduce greenhouse gases (GHG) in agriculture, by welcoming PepsiCo as a Founding Partner.

Chesapeake Energy and Project Canary Announce Multi-basin Responsibly Sourced Gas Partnership

With Project Canary’s independent, trusted technology, Chesapeake Energy will produce responsibly sourced gas from Marcellus and Haynesville shale plays
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DENVER and OKLAHOMA CITY, April 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Project Canary and Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NASDAQ: CHK) launched a pilot partnership to produce certified responsibly sourced natural gas (RSG) at select well pads in the Marcellus and Haynesville shales, the companies announced today.

State Farm to Help Forests and Communities Recover Through Partnership With the Arbor Day Foundation

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LINCOLN, Neb., April 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ – State Farm, America’s largest auto and home insurer, is partnering with the Arbor Day Foundation to help restore areas that have been devastated by natural disasters across the country. These efforts will range from restoring natural forests that were affected by wildfires, hurricanes, and other natural disasters, to helping plant and distribute trees around local communities where natural disasters have created local challenges such as urban heat islands.

A Sweet Year: The BUZZ Around the Cisco Beehives in RTP

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Time has buzzed by – especially if you are a Cisco honeybee. Last year, we installed beehives near our Research Triangle Park campus, in partnership with Bee Downtown and the RTP Foundation, to support the growing pollinator population in North Carolina, advance honeybee e

Women in Climate Tech Launches Campaign, “Splash Mob” in Support of the Women and Climate Change Act of 2021

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DURHAM, N.C., April 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ --  Today, Women in Climate Tech launched a campaign in support of The Women and Climate Change Act of 2021 (H.R. 260) introduced by Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA). The goal of the campaign is to highlight that women are:

WSP USA Joins VoLo Foundation, Climate Action Leaders in Launching 2021 Florida Climate Week

Convening environmental, sustainability and resilience advocates to explore regionally specific climate change issues and opportunities across the Sunshine State.
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JUPITER, Fla., April 9, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Florida Climate WeekSM, a free virtual forum scheduled for April 19-23, will bring together organizations and individuals driving action on climate change, including WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy.

Fifth Third Joins Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials; Commitment Furthers Bank's Leadership in Environmental Sustainability

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CINCINNATI, April 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Fifth Third today announces that it has joined the Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials (PCAF), the latest in a series of steps taken by Fifth Third to understand and measure its own climate impact. Earlier this year, Fifth Third announced that it achieved carbon neutrality for its operations under Scope 1, Scope 2 and business travel under Scope 3 emissions.

3Degrees Announces Restructuring of Its Energy and Climate Practice, Welcomes New Leadership Members

Advisory Practice Enhances Full Suite of Global Solutions to Support Net Zero Goals
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SAN FRANCISCO, April 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ - 3Degrees, a firm that helps organizations around the world achieve renewable energy and decarbonization goals, today announced that it is restructuring its Energy and Climate Practice into two teams, Climate Strategy and Power Markets, and adding several new leadership roles.

Get Your Free Reuters Events Briefing - Transitioning to a Zero-Carbon Economy Now

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April 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Last week Reuters Events Sustainable Business had an incredible three days with thought-provoking and inspiring discussions on how to deliver ambitions ahead of COP26 and Beyond.

Delivering Net Zero Week featured insights from PepsiCo, Danone, Walgreen Boots Alliance, ING, The Forum for the Future, The climate Group and many more.

As part of this virtual week Reuters Events has put together an 18-page briefing: Transitioning to a zero-carbon economy on the progress being made on the race to zero.

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