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Member Weekend at Arbor Day Farm Reinvigorates the Arbor Day Foundation’s Mission

The Arbor Day Farm is a magical place for creating memories
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Thanks to the whole group of you, we were treated royally!  You made this weekend so much more than expected – you are a great organization with a great vision - Janet Buetow

This summer, the Arbor Day Foundation invited a select group of long-time Foundation members to enjoy a hosted stay at Lied Lodge & Conference Center at Arbor Day Farm in Nebraska City, Nebraska. Member weekend was an opportunity for our members to learn more about our programs and see our work come to life.

Sustainable Water Management: The Heart of Our Pulp and Paper Mills

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When people think of paper manufacturing, the first natural resource that comes to mind is probably trees. But water plays an equally important role in our industry. That’s why sustainable water management is one of our top priorities.

Agroforestry Could Make Agriculture Emissions-Neutral by 2050

At a defining conference centred around the forthcoming ASEAN Guidelines for Agroforestry Development, participants heard that integrating more trees into farming systems will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help farmers adapt to climate change.
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by Renz Celeridad

Agroforestry is a major component of efforts to reduce the impact of climate change on farming. The practice of integrating trees into agriculture is a long tradition in most farming systems throughout the world. Agroforestry not only helps diversify farmers’ portfolios and spread risk but also provides environmental benefits that can only come from deep-rooted perennials, including sequestering carbon.

Agroforestry With Refugees in Uganda: Overwhelming Demand and a Huge Desire to Plant

Developing agroforestry models for refugees and host communities to meet their energy, construction and food needs.
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by Cathy Watson

“There is space for trees in refugee settlements,” Clement Okia told officials, NGOs, donors and UN agencies on 30 June 2018, as the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) closed its first agroforestry project for refugees. “Before we started, we did not realize that refugees have such a commitment to plant,” said the ICRAF country representative in Uganda.

Walmart Makes Fortune's Change the World List for 4th Straight Year

Fortune releases fourth annual list of companies helping the planet and tackling social problems.
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The world’s largest company by revenue does not want to be a top source of greenhouse gas emissions. So Walmart last year launched Project Gigaton, aiming to reduce emissions related to its operations by a total of 1 billion tons by 2030. 

Read the full article on Fortune.com.

Local Breweries Master Art of Sustainable Brewing

Dozens of brewers learn clean energy tips at SCE’s Foodservice Technology Center workshop
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College campuses often have a local pub that students like to hang out at and for Cal Poly Pomona it’s Innovation Brew Works. But unlike other campus bars, the beers served here are all made by the students or recent graduates themselves.

Check Out How Dell Is Transforming Their Electronic Waste Into Something Sustainable This 2020

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All of us definitely heard about how plastic is ruining our environment, and how microplastic is finding its way into our seafood and water. We should be afraid of what is to be of our future, but there has been little movement in many major corporations to help alleviate this problem – save for Dell.

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All of us definitely heard about how plastic is ruining our environment, and how microplastic is finding its way into our seafood and water. We should be afraid of what is to be of our future, but there has been little movement in many major corporations to help alleviate this problem – save for Dell.

Type 1 Ecolabels Help Keep the Forest Viable

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The concept of forest certification, which ensures that the forests used to create pulp and paper products will continue to remain environmentally viable after harvest, has existed for more than 20 years. Ecolabels, including Type 1 ecolabels like ECOLOGO® and EU Ecolabel, help consumers easily identify products sourced from well-managed forests.

Aflac Installs Solar Panels on Office Building in Georgia

Company enables cleaner, more efficient energy production
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Did you know solar panels were installed on top of one of Aflac’s office buildings in Columbus, Georgia, enabling more efficient and cleaner production of energy?

Click here to learn more about our commitment to being a sustainable company

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