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Scotiabank to Mobilize $100 Billion by 2025 to Support the Transition to a Lower-carbon and More Resilient Economy

Scotiabank's Climate Commitments to focus on a broad range of opportunities and initiatives across its business lines and operations
Press Release

TORONTO, Nov. 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Recognizing the critical role that the financial services sector plays in the transition to a low-carbon, more resilient and prosperous future, Scotiabank today announced its Climate Commitments to support clients in the transition to a low-carbon economy and decarbonize its own operations.

Scotiabank's five commitments, detailed in a public position statement on the Bank's website, are:

Recycling at ON Semiconductor

by: Staci O’Connell, Environmental, Health, and Safety Manager
Blog

Today is America Recycles Day, a national program organized by Keep America Beautiful and the only nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States, so we are honored to share more about our company’s environmental citizenship and taking action to improve recycling at our sites globally.

Ecocentricity Blog: At Full Strength

By: John A. Lanier
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Ellen MacArthur, Andrew Morlet, and their team are true visionaries in the circular economy movement. Spend some time digging into their work and I promise you’ll come away wiser for it.

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Ellen MacArthur, Andrew Morlet, and their team are true visionaries in the circular economy movement. Spend some time digging into their work and I promise you’ll come away wiser for it.

FREE Webinar: Towards a Net Zero Future – With BT, CISL, The Climate Group & GE Renewable Energy

Article

To avoid the worst climate impacts, and meet the 2050 net-zero emissions horizon, it is estimated global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions will need to drop by half in the next 10 years. Companies are being tasked to realign their strategies and operations in-line with these goals. But what does that mean in practice? How can business realign business models without impacting current success?

Proposed Changes to the Shareholder Proposal Process Would Limit the Ability of Investors to Manage Risks

Press Release

November 5, 2019, /3BL Media/ - Proposed changes to the current shareholder proposal process would restrict an important avenue that investors use to manage risks and respond to emerging trends, said Ceres CEO and President Mindy Lubber.

Withdrawing From Paris Agreement Will Hurt U.S. Economy and Communities Around the World

Press Release

November 5, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The Trump administration formally set in motion its plans to officially withdraw from the Paris Agreement, a step that is in stark contrast to the interests of thousands of investors and companies that have called for the U.S. to remain in the landmark accord and one that puts the U.S. at a significant disadvantage as the only country in the world not participating in the global pact, said the sustainability nonprofit organization Ceres. 

Duke Energy Invests Nearly $300,000 in Projects That Help Protect, Restore Natural Resources in South Carolina

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Contributions will benefit 12 organizations supporting environmental projects, programs across the Palmetto State

Press Release

Contributions will benefit 12 organizations supporting environmental projects, programs across the Palmetto State

Tetra Tech Commits to Being a Changemaker for One Water

Embracing a One Water approach to help shape a more resilient water future
Blog

Trevor Clements, Tetra Tech’s Mid Atlantic regional manager for Integrated Water Management, is part of our community of One Water experts who apply holistic approaches to help communities manage their water challenges. In this post, he discusses the One Water approach.

Reducing ON Semiconductor’s Global Impact

By: Staci O’Connell, Environmental, Health, and Safety Manager
Blog

Our world is changing, the climate is changing, the global population is increasing, and the need for reliable energy continues to grow. Traditional energy sources, such as fossil fuels, will not last forever. It is time to look for alternative energy sources and conserve the energy we use. ON Semiconductor is doing just that.

A Ray of Sunshine and Hope

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What is your company doing for the environment? This was the question that changed Ray C. Anderson’s life in 1994, in what he calls his “spear in the chest” epiphany. Serenbe's blog explores Ray Anderson's legacy, from his years at Interface to his family foundation, The Ray and John Lanier's book: Mid-Course Correction Revisited. They also highlight how RayDay at Serenbe has become a favorite tradition for Ray's family and friends from Georgia and beyond.

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What is your company doing for the environment? This was the question that changed Ray C. Anderson’s life in 1994, in what he calls his “spear in the chest” epiphany. Serenbe's blog explores Ray Anderson's legacy, from his years at Interface to his family foundation, The Ray and John Lanier's book: Mid-Course Correction Revisited. They also highlight how RayDay at Serenbe has become a favorite tradition for Ray's family and friends from Georgia and beyond.

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