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Sustainable Business: A Conversation With TD's Chief Environment Officer

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Each year, the Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summit brings together industry leaders to talk about sustainable business and finance. This year, TD's Chief Environment Officer, Karen Clarke-Whistler, participated as a panelist and her perspective was included in the TD-Bloomberg Sustainability Dialogues – a report that captures the insights and l

Greening Mardi Gras: Recycling Effort Targets Parade Trash

By Associated Press
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NEW ORLEANS -- Mardi Gras produces days of merriment, indulgence, a few hangovers — and a lot of garbage. Once the parades have passed and the beads have been thrown, the cleanup begins.

This year two New Orleans organizations aimed to change things with a pilot recycling project to collect cans, plastic bottles and that ubiquitous Mardi Gras accessory dangling from fences, trees and balconies: beads.

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Consumers Energy Announces Clean Energy Breakthrough Goal: 80 Percent Reduction in Carbon Emissions, Zero Coal by 2040

CEO Patti Poppe says it’s a Stand for Protecting the Planet and People of Michigan
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JACKSON, Mich., February 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Consumers Energy and CMS Energy today announced Consumers Energy’s plans to meet Michigan’s energy needs reducing carbon emissions by 80 percent and no longer using coal to generate electricity by 2040. The company also said today that more than 40 percent of the energy produced will come from renewable sources and energy storage by 2040.

Tetra Tech Conducts Hawaiʻi State Sea Level Rise Vulnerability Assessment

Assessing vulnerability of Hawaiian Islands to sea level rise and preparing recommendations
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According to a new report released by the State of Hawai‘i, the impact of sea level rise poses an imminent danger to the islands of Hawai‘i, with the potential to cause the loss of roads, utilities, and structures across the state. Tetra Tech developed the “Sea Level Rise Vulnerability & Adaptation Report”—the first statewide assessment of its kind—in conjunction with the State of Hawai‘i Department of Land and Natural Resources, Office of Conservation and Coastal Lands.

What Do You Dare to Repair?

HP | Dare to Repair: 3D Printed Part Contest
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by Nate Hurst, Chief Sustainability and Social Impact Officer at HP

Ecocentricity Blog: Leavers and Takers

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Ishmael’s compelling opening – TEACHER seeks pupil. Must have an earnest desire to save the world. Apply in person.

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Ishmael’s compelling opening – TEACHER seeks pupil. Must have an earnest desire to save the world. Apply in person.

ASEAN Is Rising to the Climate Change Challenge Facing Agriculture and Forestry

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At a meeting in Lombok, Indonesia, representatives of ASEAN working groups agreed to strengthen their collaboration to reduce risks and maximize security in the food, agriculture and forestry sectors.

Mekong Group Grows Support for Agroforestry in ASEAN

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The Mekong Expert Group on Agroforestry has members from government and civil society committed to support the development of agroforestry in ASEAN member states.

The Mekong Expert Group on Agroforestry for Food and Nutrition Security, Sustainable Agriculture and Land Restoration held its first workshop in Bangkok, Thailand, on 25–27 January 2018.

IFF Recognized As World Leader for Corporate Environmental Action

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IFF has been identified as a global leader for its actions and strategies to manage environmental issues, and has been awarded a position on the Supplier Climate A List by CDP, the non-profit global environmental disclosure platform.

100 companies appear on the A List, which has been produced at the request of 99 CDP supply chain purchasing member organizations with a combined annual spend of over US$3 trillion.

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