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Who Are Your ‘Climate Heroes’? For Mars’ Ashley Allen, Climate & Land Sr. Manager, the Answer May Surprise You!

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At the Global Climate Action Summit, Ashley Allen, Climate & Land Sr. Manager spoke to Genevieve Maricle, Global Knowledge & Innovation Lead at WWF about the ‘climate heroes’ that inspired her.

To watch the full interview, please click here.

SCS Global Services Celebrates Zero Emissions Day With Real Climate Contributions Video

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SCS Global Services is proud to share the climate contributions our clients around the world are making through SCS-verified carbon offset projects.

Watch the video here: https://bit.ly/2xvnUu7

Learn more about carbon offset project verification.

Extreme Weather Like Hurricane Florence Shows We Need Clean, Stable Energy Infrastructure

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Let's suppose, for argument's sake, that you question whether climate change is real, or whether it will really affect you. You're not alone. More than a third of Americans say they don't worry much or at all about global warming and a third say it's exaggerated in the news.

Your Top 5 Questions to Going Solar, Answered

SCE has been helping take the mystery out of going solar for 20 years.
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In 1998, Southern California Edison started connecting its first home solar customers to the electric grid. And, as the cost of solar panels goes down, more people are making the move to solar. Naturally, many of them have questions. Below are answers to five of the most commonly asked questions about going solar.

1. What are the benefits of going solar?

Solar energy can help reduce your monthly electric bill. It also helps clean our air and environment.  

The UPS Foundation to Award $2.6 Million in Environmental Grants

The UPS Foundation publishes its Annual Social Impact Report
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ATLANTA, September 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The UPS Foundation, which leads global citizenship and philanthropy programs for UPS (NYSE: UPS), announced it will award nearly $2.7 million in grants to preeminent environmental organizations worldwide.

Mars Changing How It Does Business One Year From Launch of $1B Sustainable in a Generation Plan

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  • CEO Grant F. Reid says Mars is committed to “changing the trajectory of how we do business” on a range of issues—including climate change and poverty.
  • Mars will aim to fix the ‘broken’ global supply chains through investment, organizational change, a focus on key raw materials and industry collaboration.
  • Mars leaders will call for industry collaboration at a range of events including speaking engagements during the UN General Assembly/Climate Week NYC, and an interactive exhibit during Climate Week NYC.
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  • CEO Grant F. Reid says Mars is committed to “changing the trajectory of how we do business” on a range of issues—including climate change and poverty.
  • Mars will aim to fix the ‘broken’ global supply chains through investment, organizational change, a focus on key raw materials and industry collaboration.
  • Mars leaders will call for industry collaboration at a range of events including speaking engagements during the UN General Assembly/Climate Week NYC, and an interactive exhibit during Climate Week NYC.

Ecocentricity Blog: Slowing to a Crawl

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Yes, Hurricane Florence began to weaken as it approached the Eastern seaboard. It also began to slow down, but that isn’t a good thing. A slow-moving storm might hit less area, but the area it does hit suffers tremendously.

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Yes, Hurricane Florence began to weaken as it approached the Eastern seaboard. It also began to slow down, but that isn’t a good thing. A slow-moving storm might hit less area, but the area it does hit suffers tremendously.

Global Climate Action Series: Cisco Supply Chain Driving Positive Climate Action

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This blog was guest written by Lisa Brady, Director, Supply Chain Sustainability, Cisco.

Cisco has a long track record of working to address issues that impact our planet. We firmly believe that doing the right thing for the environment is also the right thing for our business.

As a company, we have set long-term goals to reduce the environmental impacts from our products and operations, and we work with our upstream and downstream partners to reduce the environmental impact of our value chain, as well.

Tom Lyon, ARCS President, Issues Statement in Concert with "Step Up Declaration" from Global Climate Action Summit

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This past week thousands of delegates were in San Francisco for the Global Climate Action Summit. Spearheaded by California Governor Jerry Brown, the Summit showcases the commitments of states, cities and businesses to cut their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and protect the Earth from further dangerous warming. This is an urgently needed response to the U.S. vow to become the only country in the world to back out of its climate commitments under the 2015 Paris Agreement.

New Legislation Is a Critical Step to Advance Climate Risk Disclosure

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BOSTON, September 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The nonprofit sustainability organization Ceres applauds Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s, D-Mass, efforts to advance legislation that directs the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to issue rules requiring companies to disclose critical information about their exposure to risks posed by climate change. 

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