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New Ceres Report Calls on Major Food Companies to Use Vanishing Water Resources More Efficiently

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Third edition of Feeding Ourselves Thirsty reveals improved scores in water management practices from industry giants such as Mars, Incorporated and Unilever, but finds insufficient corporate action overall in an increasingly water-stressed world. 

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Third edition of Feeding Ourselves Thirsty reveals improved scores in water management practices from industry giants such as Mars, Incorporated and Unilever, but finds insufficient corporate action overall in an increasingly water-stressed world. 

IOC and Dow Reward 10 International Sports Federations for Tangible Climate Action

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LAUSANNE, 30 October 2019 /3BL Media/ – Today, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Worldwide Olympic Partner Dow rewarded 10 International Sports Federations (IFs) for taking concrete action to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.
 
As part of the reward, carbon offsets will be offered to the IFs to compensate their unavoidable 2019 emissions. 
 

Major Automakers Undermine Climate Action, Ignoring Investors and Peers on Clean Vehicle Standards

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October 29, 2019, /3BL Media/ - General Motors, Toyota and Fiat Chrysler announced last night that they, together with the Association of Global Automakers, would side with President Trump in his effort to remove the authority of California and other states to set clean vehicle standards, an effort Ceres’ Senior Director of Transportation Carol Lee Rawn says “will subject much of the U.S. auto sector to years of regulatory risk and uncertainty, undermines future global competitiveness, and deprives Americans of cleaner and more affordable cars.”

Freeport-McMoRan Manages Positive Contributions to Climate Solutions Through Consumption of Renewable Power

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October 31, 2019, /3BL Media/ - Freeport-McMoRan recognizes that climate change poses significant near-term, medium-term and longer-term challenges for society. The company aims to manage and mitigate, to the extent possible, associated risks to their business with the ambition of being a net positive contributor to climate solutions through delivery of copper to global markets.

World Business Leaders Direct the Next Decade of Action at Europe’s Premier #RBSEU Summit

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Business needs to work harder, smarter and faster to build a sustainable future. Time is simply running out.

As the world grapples with climate emergency, Extinction rebellion, investor pressure, hyper-global inequalities and biodiversity loss, the pressure for business to act now has never been more important. . 2020 is a critically important year with imminent deadlines looming and setting the new wave of ambitious targets for the next decade.

Paint Company PT Mowilex Becomes Indonesia’s First Carbon Neutral Manufacturer

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JAKARTA, Indonesia, October24, 2019 /3BL Media/ –  Leading Indonesian coatings company PT Mowilex Indonesia (PT Mowilex) announced that it has achieved carbon neutrality. The achievement is a first by any manufacturing company in Indonesia.

Zero-Carbon Transportation: Beyond The Tailpipe

Words by Tina Casey
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This article series is sponsored by 3Degrees and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team.

Companies seeking a lower carbon footprint are increasingly adopting electric vehicles and alternative fuels that offer zero, or at least carbon neutral, tailpipe emissions. However, fleet tailpipes are just one point in a complex web of emissions that involve vehicle manufacturers, as well as companies and their suppliers, consumers, clients, employees and contractors.

Cultivating Student Scientists to Improve Water Quality of Indian River Lagoon

Edie Widder, Ph.D., CEO and Senior Scientist, Ocean Research & Conservation Association
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This blog is one in a series  focused on the impact of coastal restoration in mitigating the effects of pollutant runoff in vulnerable waterways, leading to harmful algal blooms. These environmental organizations, supported by The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation,  are on the front lines of our nation’s water quality issues. This series highlights their important work. 

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This blog is one in a series  focused on the impact of coastal restoration in mitigating the effects of pollutant runoff in vulnerable waterways, leading to harmful algal blooms. These environmental organizations, supported by The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation,  are on the front lines of our nation’s water quality issues. This series highlights their important work. 

Responsible Business Alliance Announces Compass Awards Winners

RBA 2019 Awards Recognize CSR Leadership, Innovation and Implementation
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ALEXANDRIA, Va., October 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) today announced the winners of its 2019 Compass Awards program recognizing corporate social responsibility (CSR) excellence across three categories: Leadership, Innovation and Implementation.

The primary objective of the Compass Awards is to recognize efforts of RBA members, their factories and suppliers that lead to meaningful, positive change in line with the RBA's vision and mission. The award submissions will also serve as examples of successful actions that other companies can emulate.

Fires in the Amazon: Why Investors Are Calling on Companies to Help End Deforestation

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Images of the Amazon rainforests engulfed by smoke and flames that spread across the globe in recent months were a clear signal about the growing urgency to tackle devastating deforestation. The ongoing destruction reminded us of the need to ensure that we all do our part to protect the Amazon, the world’s largest rainforest. 

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