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CMS Energy Releases Climate Assessment Report, Highlighting Commitment to People, Planet and Prosperity

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JACKSON, Mich., December 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ – CMS Energy has released its Climate Assessment Report – a picture of the energy provider’s work to reshape Michigan’s energy future with a plan that embodies its Triple Bottom Line commitment to people, the planet and prosperity.

“We are proud and uniquely qualified to provide the strong leadership needed to protect our planet and our home state for generations to come,” said Patti Poppe, president and CEO of CMS Energy and principal subsidiary Consumers Energy.

Mark Schapiro: Reaping What You Sow

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There’s no time better than after a holiday of feasting to remember where we get our food. Ultimately, most of our complex recipes begin with the simple seed. This week on Sea Change Radio, we speak to author and environmental journalist Mark Schapiro to discuss the current state of agribusiness and his book Seeds of Resistance.

LIVE Twitter Chat on #GenerationForChange Hosted by Mars, Incorporated, Tuesday, December 4th, 2018 at Noon ET

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KATOWICE, Poland, November 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Be sure to join us for a LIVE one-hour #GenerationForChange Twitter Chat during COP24 in Poland. This virtual event will be hosted by Mars, Incorporated. Joining Mars for the December 4 chat are leaders from The Climate Group, EDF, The Nature Conservancy and Oxfam. TriplePundit and 3BL Media will moderate the chat.

National Climate Assessment Report: Time Is Running Out...

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Late last week on the heels of the Thanksgiving holiday, the federal government released the second volume of its Fourth National Climate Assessment. The report details the present and future impacts of climate change in the U.S. by sector and by region. 

How the Airline Industry Is Cleaning Up Its Climate Act

Aviation is one of the most polluting industries on the planet–but a groundswell of innovation in alternative fuels, and investments from major airlines, could set it on a path to carbon zero.
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BY ADELE PETERS

NAEM Publishes Latest Snapshot of the Trends Shaping the Future of Corporate Sustainability

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November 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ Environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks are now regularly evaluated an integrated into the business plans of leadership companies across industries, according to the latest report by the National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM).

Among those surveyed by the association for its biannual trends research, 81 percent of responding companies said the Board of Directors directly reviews metrics related to the company’s performance in such areas as: greenhouse gas emissions, employee safety and water use.

Ecocentricity Blog: Feeling Gratitudinal

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Here's hoping that you are able to gather with your family and friends this week and find peace and joy in the time spent together. It really is a special time of year.  And "gratitudinal" should really be a word.

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Here's hoping that you are able to gather with your family and friends this week and find peace and joy in the time spent together. It really is a special time of year.  And "gratitudinal" should really be a word.

Intacta RR2-PRO™-Soybeans Lead to Positive Environmental Impacts in South America

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November 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Results from a five-year peer-reviewed study on Intacta RR2 PRO™ soybeans planted in South America were recently published, indicating that this technology from Bayer helps farmers reduce greenhouse gas emissions and overall environmental impact.

Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - November 2018

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Check out the Ray C. Anderson Foundation's November Newsletter.

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Check out the Ray C. Anderson Foundation's November Newsletter.

BLOG | ScottsMiracle-Gro Foundation-Funded Research Examines Outdoor Water Conservation

Findings may help identify water-efficient ways to preserve access to greenspace
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By Carol Nowlin
Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility, ScottsMiracle-Gro

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By Carol Nowlin
Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility, ScottsMiracle-Gro

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