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Climate Cast: No Choco-Pocalypse Yet but Cocoa Could Become Scarce

by Paul Huttner
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MPR News chief meteorologist Paul Huttner spoke to General Mills vice president Jerry Lynch about how climate change is viewed through the eyes of a major food supplier. Lynch is also the company's chief sustainability officer.

Lynch told Huttner that increased temperatures are likely to cause two things: frequent severe weather events and less water for crops.

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Ecocentricity Blog: Base Camp

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Here’s the plan. The next seven blog posts will be a guided tour up the Seven Fronts of Mount Sustainability, Ray Anderson’s famous zero-footprint metaphor.

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Here’s the plan. The next seven blog posts will be a guided tour up the Seven Fronts of Mount Sustainability, Ray Anderson’s famous zero-footprint metaphor.

Americans Willing to Buy or Boycott Companies Based on Corporate Values, According to New Research by Cone Communications

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BOSTON, May 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Seven-in-10 Americans believe companies have an obligation to take actions to improve issues that may not be relevant to everyday business operations, according to the 2017 Cone Communications CSR Study. The study, with benchmark data dating back to 1993, examines not only the consumer attitudes, perceptions and behaviors around corporate social responsibility (CSR), but also if and how companies should stand up for social injustices.

Sands China Partners with WWF for Climate Action

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Sands China Ltd. is partnering with the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), the world's leading conservation organization, in the launch of WWF's Earth Hour 'Just One' Hotels Program. The two organizations have joined forces on a three-year campaign to raise environmental awareness and make a positive impact on the environment.

Ingersoll Rand Makes Substantial Donation to Arbor Day Foundation and GlobalGiving

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DAVIDSON, N.C., May 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, donated $15,000 to the Arbor Day Foundation and $15,000 to GlobalGiving in honor of Earth Day.

Ecocentricity Blog: Location, Location, Location

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All of this to say, carbon is not some enemy.  It is a misplaced resource. And the opportunity for the business community to value drawdown as an investment, rather than view carbon reduction as a cost, is upon us.

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All of this to say, carbon is not some enemy.  It is a misplaced resource. And the opportunity for the business community to value drawdown as an investment, rather than view carbon reduction as a cost, is upon us.

Daimler Environmental Statements of the Plants

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Beyond the certification of the environmental management systems to ISO 14001 standards, all German production sites of Mercedes-Benz, the Neu-Ulm and Mannheim locations of EvoBus GmbH as well as the plants in Vitoria, Spain, Kecskemét, Hungary, and the smart production site located in the French town of Hambach voluntarily take part in the European eco audit system (EMAS).

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Beyond the certification of the environmental management systems to ISO 14001 standards, all German production sites of Mercedes-Benz, the Neu-Ulm and Mannheim locations of EvoBus GmbH as well as the plants in Vitoria, Spain, Kecskemét, Hungary, and the smart production site located in the French town of Hambach voluntarily take part in the European eco audit system (EMAS).

HP Canada Listed as One of Canada’s Greenest Employers for the Tenth Year in a Row

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HP Canada is listed as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for the tenth year in a row. Canada's Greenest Employers is an editorial competition organized by the Canada's Top 100 Employers project.

HP Joins Other Leading Companies in Support of BSR's Sustainable Fuel Buyers' Principles

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HP is committed to accelerating the transition to sustainable, low-carbon fuel and related technologies for road freight. We join with other leading companies, like Walmart Stores, UPS and IKEA, in supporting BSR's Sustainable Fuel Buyers' Principles. The Principles provide a robust framework to catalyze lasting change to the road freight fuel system. Learn more about the Sustainable Fuel Buyers' Principles at http://blit.ly/2qilPw9, and follow HP's progress at www.twitter.com/hpsustainable.

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