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Mars, Inc Launches New Report That Highlights Its Commitment Towards a Healthy Planet

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When we launched our Sustainable in a Generation Plan just one year ago, we knew it was a critical moment. A range of issues continue to face our global community—including climate change, poverty, obesity and water stress. That’s why we decided to invest more than $1 billion to start tackling them within our own supply chain.

Orion Assembly Welcomes Back Local-built Bolt Ev for a Special Pitt Stop on Its Way to New York Climate Week

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Employees at General Motors' Orion Assembly plant recently held a homecoming ceremony for a very special Chevrolet Bolt EV. Pun intended, this locally-built EV was charged with traveling cross-country as part of the New American Road Trip, an 11-day, nearly 4,000-mile journey from the San Francisco Global Climate Action Summit to New York’s annual Climate Week.

Land Restoration in Africa Builds Momentum

Hundreds of delegates from across Africa and the world met recently at the Global Landscapes Forum in Nairobi, intent on working together to help restore land.
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During 29–30 August 2018, delegates from governments, donor agencies, development organizations, research institutions and the private sector convened at the Global Landscapes Forum Nairobi to align their work on restoring degraded land with the African Forest Landscape Restoration Initiative (AFR100). AFR100 aims to restore 100 million hectares by 2030.

SCS Forestry Experts to Speak at SAF National Convention

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Learn from SCS experts about responsible forestry and carbon offset verification through their presentations at the SAF National Convention. The convention is in Portland, Oregon from October 3-7.

SCS will also be exhibiting at booth #810. Contact us if you'll be there!

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Reducing Green House Gas Emissions in the Marine Sector

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by Paul Petersen

Powering large cruise ships and merchant vessels requires an enormous amount of energy and fuel. A recent innovation by Silverstream Technologies incorporates Atlas Copco’s compressor and blower technology to reduce hull drag and improve energy efficiency.

Striving for Zero: Nestlé Reinforces Efforts to Reduce Environmental Impact

In pursuit of achieving no environmental impact in its operations, Nestlé reaffirms #WeAreStillIn
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ARLINGTON, Va., September 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ - As global leaders from government, business, NGOs and the scientific community gather this week in New York to address the critical issue of climate change, Nestlé is reinforcing our ambition to strive for zero environmental impact in our operations while engaging in solution-driven dialogue.

Taking Ambition on Climate Change to the Next Level

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This blog was guest written by Kathy Mulvany, Vice President, Corporate Sustainability, Cisco

Our world is in the early stages of a sustainability revolution…with the magnitude of the industrial revolution and the speed of the digital revolution. 

– Al Gore, 2018 Global Climate Action Summit

This is just one of the many thoughtful and inspiring takeaways I heard at the recent Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) in San Francisco.

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.

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