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Arbor Day Foundation and Publix Collaborating to Protect the Natural Waters of Florida

More than an additional 125,000 trees planted to protect and restore critical water ways
Press Release

LINCOLN, Neb., March 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation and Publix are pleased to announce an expanded collaboration to help restore Florida’s water ways with additional tree plantings in the Little Orange Creek Preserve and the Withlacoochee River Watershed, building on the inaugural watershed partnership which had focused on the cleaning and restoration of the Ocklawaha River Watershed in Alachua, Marion and Lake Counties in Florida.

Delivering on Climate Commitments

by PJ Marshall, Co-founder and Executive Director Restore the Earth Foundation
Blog

Three reasons innovative companies are investing in landscape-scale restoration

As the world counts down to two degrees, innovative companies are taking the lead and filling the policy void. Businesses are voluntarily setting quantifiable climate change targets; many committing to carbon neutrality. Going even further, visionary corporate leaders are delivering on climate commitments through enduring solutions that possess significant, measurable co-benefits.

Walmart | How Sustainable Business Practices Help the Bottom Line

Looking after the global commons can cut costs and foster growth
Article

Integrating sustainable practices into a company’s operations can improve business performance, spur technological innovation, inspire brand loyalty, and boost employee engagement.

That is our experience at Walmart, where investments in sustainability and efficiency in our own operations – and those made by our suppliers – have enabled us to save money, while striving to support jobs and help reduce impact on the environment.

Kohler Co. Announces Wind Power Investment

Summary: 
  • Kohler to purchase electricity from new Kansas wind project equal to Kohler’s total U.S. and Canadian annual demand.
     
  • Project’s renewable energy credits will reduce Kohler’s global greenhouse gas emissions by 26 percent.
Press Release
  • Kohler to purchase electricity from new Kansas wind project equal to Kohler’s total U.S. and Canadian annual demand.
     
  • Project’s renewable energy credits will reduce Kohler’s global greenhouse gas emissions by 26 percent.

Tetra Tech Sponsors Upcoming Engineering News-Record Webinar on Building Utility Resilience for Water Extremes

Discussing best practices for drought-ridden, flood-prone, and coastal communities
Article

As communities around the world are impacted by ongoing weather extremes, local utilities face significant challenges to plan secure infrastructure to minimize service disruptions for their customers. Tetra Tech is sponsoring two Engineering News-Record (ENR) webinars focused on how utilities can prepare for potential impacts of water extremes—from drought to flooding and coastal inundation—and fund the necessary infrastructure to protect their communities.

Kimberly-Clark Recognized for Energy and Climate Leadership

Two U.S. awards underscore Kimberly-Clark’s progress toward its Sustainability 2022 energy and climate goals
Press Release

DALLAS, March 1, 2018 – Kimberly-Clark Corporation today announced it has won a 2018 Climate Leadership Award for Excellence in the Greenhouse Gas Management (Goal Setting) category, the company’s second Climate Leadership Award in two years.

Expert Interview With Leslie Turner, Drinking Water Expert

Providing alternative supplies to help municipalities deliver clean drinking water
Blog

Leslie Turner has more than 20 years of experience in planning, permitting, design, project management, and construction management for water programs throughout the Southeastern United States. She has served in a senior management role for numerous engineering programs including water treatment and distribution, wastewater collection and treatment, reclaimed water, and aquifer storage and recovery. She has extensive experience assisting clients with utility master planning and developing funding and capital improvement programs.

Observations for a Better World – Valuable Impacts for Customers and Societies

Article

Vaisala, a global leader in environmental and industrial measurement, published today its renewed annual report. The report is its first to integrate strategy, value creation, financial statements, governance, and sustainability information all into one coherent report.

Vaisala believes in a world where environmental observations improve the safety, efficiency, and quality of life in societies. Implementing an integrated approach in its reporting, Vaisala describes its impacts to its customers, and to the different parts of society.

Republic Services Discusses Common Recycling Mistakes on Las Vegas Now

Blog

We all have the best intentions when it comes to recycling. We put items into our recycling container in the hopes that the item can be repurposed, reused or made into a new item through the recycling process. However, many items should never be put into the recycling container. They are simply not recyclable.

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