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Sodexo Launches New Plant-Based Menus Across Hundreds of University, Healthcare and Corporate Services Accounts Nationwide

200 Plant-Based Recipes Created in Partnership with the Humane Society of the United States and the World Resource Institute-Better Buying Lab
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 3, 2018 /3BL Media/ — According to a Nielsen global survey, 39% of American consumers are working to incorporate more plant-based foods in their diets.

Showcasing New Ways to Solve Climate Change, Inspired by Nature

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Find out who will win the $100,000 Ray of Hope Prize® as Biomimicry Launchpad entrepreneurs share their nature-inspired climate change solutions at the National Bioneers Conference.

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Find out who will win the $100,000 Ray of Hope Prize® as Biomimicry Launchpad entrepreneurs share their nature-inspired climate change solutions at the National Bioneers Conference.

The Disney Conservation Fund Awards $5 Million to Conservation Organizations and Names Its 2018 Disney Conservation Heroes

Association of Zoos and Aquariums also recognizes Disney Conservation Fund for years of global conservation work
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BURBANK, Calif., October 2, 2018 /3BL Media/  The Disney Conservation Fund (DCF), continued its more than 20-year commitment to conservation this month by awarding more than $5 million in grants to support 76 organizations working to protect the magic of nature around the world.

Kellogg’s Amy Senter Sits Down With the Erb Institute Ahead of Innovation Forum Detroit

Insights on why measuring sustainability matters and which metrics matter most.
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How did sustainability become a career for you?

When I was going into undergrad, I wanted to do something in the sciences and had always had a strong affinity for the environment. I can remember back to my elementary school days when we had a “cans for critters” campaign, where we collected soda cans, and all the money from the recycling went to the San Diego Zoo.

When I saw that the University of Michigan had such a strong program—at the undergraduate and graduate level—I jumped at the opportunity to dive into something I loved.

The “Buy Clean California” Act Requires Increased Environmental Transparency From Building Product Manufacturers

Keith Killpack, Manager, LCA Services at SCS Global Services
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Beginning in January 2019, manufacturers in four building material sectors –carbon steel rebar, structural steel, flat glass, and mineral wool insulation board –will be asked to submit Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) as part of their bids for work on California infrastructure construction and improvement projects.

Stepping Up Our Environmental Focus

Again named to Dow Jones Sustainability Indices, Symantec continues to push towards a low carbon future
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Symantec is proud to be one of the twenty-one technology companies stepping up to rapidly reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across all sectors of society. We’ve joined the Step Up Declaration, a new alliance dedicated to harnessing the power of emerging technologies and the fourth industrial revolution to ensure a climate turning point by 2020.

Q&A: Schneider Electric Banking on Science, Smarter Cities to Power a Sustainable Future

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In the past few years, Schneider Electric — a global specialist in energy management and automation — has partnered with its customers around the world in various capacities to co-create smart solutions for a more sustainable future. It focuses its energy on prioritizing resource productivity and management, promoting energy efficiency and rethinking energy consumption. It has also adopted science-based emissions targets and helped its clients set their own.

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.

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