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Kimberly-Clark Reinforces Commitment to Plastics Footprint Reduction as Founding Activator of US Plastics Pact

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Kimberly-Clark knows that strategic partnerships are critical to unlocking new opportunities for sustainability, innovation and growth across its value chain. More importantly, consumers of its trusted brands, including Kleenex®, Cottonelle®, Scott® and Huggies®, want more sustainable options.

Reinforcing its commitment to address the social and environmental challenges of the next decade, the company announced yesterday that it joined as a founding activator the newly formed U.S. Plastics Pact.

New Senate Special Committee Report Urges Financial Regulators to Tackle Climate Change As a Systemic Threat to U.S. Economy

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August 25, 2020 /3BL Media/ - A major report released today by the U.S. Senate Democrats’ Special Committee on the Climate Crisis urges financial regulators to protect the U.S. economy from the systemic risk of climate change, a call to action that Steven M. Rothstein, Managing Director of the Ceres Accelerator for Sustainable Capital Markets, calls “much needed and much appreciated.”
 

So, You Want to Build a Soil Carbon Market for Agriculture?

By Jeffrey Seale, Environmental Stakeholder, Strategy Manager, Bayer Crop Science
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If I were to write a memoir, it would definitely be entitled, I Didn’t Intend to Be Here. When I look back over my career, it’s taken unintentional twists and turns. Entering university, I was going to be a heart surgeon, until I wasn’t. Leaving graduate school, my sights were set on becoming a university professor, until I found myself in industry. As a trained biochemist I now find myself working on one of society’s most important problems, climate change.

Keep Lee County Beautiful Aids in Mangrove Restoration

Keep America Beautiful Affiliate in Florida Joins Volunteers to Plant New Mangroves
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Following a maintenance error that resulted in the unpermitted removal of local mangroves, a Florida municipality partnered with Keep Lee County Beautiful (KLCB) to restore the affected area. One year ago, the municipality’s staff was approved to remove mangroves that were impeding a local waterway but unfortunately went beyond the permitted section resulting in a mandate to restore the area.

Strengthening Wildlife Resource Governance in Zambia

Empowering women through participation quotas and leadership support to improve gender inclusion in Zambia’s Wildlife and Fisheries sector
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This piece was written by Tetra Tech’s International Development Land Right’s team in collaboration with U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Jennifer Duncan, Patricia Malasha, and Matt Sommerville. 

This post originally ran on LandLinks.

Republic Services, Aria Energy and bp Partner on New Renewable Energy Project

Renewable Natural Gas Facility Begins Operations at South Shelby Landfill
Press Release

MEMPHIS, Tenn., August 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Republic Services (NYSE: RSG) and energy partners Aria Energy and bp (NYSE: BP) today announced the startup of a landfill-gas-to-renewable-natural-gas (RNG) project at South Shelby Landfill. The project directly supports Republic's commitment to send 50 percent more landfill gas to beneficial reuse by 2030. 

Rising to the Sustainability Challenge

Vertical indoor farms are helping farmers reach incredible heights in sustainability
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Picture a snow globe.
Inside its crystalline sphere, the conditions are always ideal for a winter wonderland — even in the hottest days of summer. So, what if farmers could take this idea and use it to create optimal, self-contained cultivation environments that allowed them to grow their crops during the dead of winter? 

49 Days Until #SVM2020!

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What is the social value agenda? The social value agenda is about building the skills and tools in every sector that will address inequality, reduce climate change, and build better well-being for all.

Fat Tire Amber Ale is the First Nationally Distributed Carbon Neutral Beer in the U.S.

SCS Global Services Announces Certification of New Belgium Brewing’s Flagship Brand
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EMERYVILLE, Calif. , /3BL Media/ - In celebration of International Beer Day, SCS Global Services (SCS) announced it has certified New Belgium Brewing’s iconic Fat Tire Amber Ale as America’s first nationally distributed carbon neutral beer. SCS issued the certification under the internationally recognized PAS 2060 Carbon Neutrality standard.

A New Recipe for Corporate Sustainable Agriculture

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By Ceres' Beth Hooker and Nicole Tanner, World Wildlife Fund’s Water Stewardship Lead

Soil and water are intricately linked. From how they are protected to how they are managed to how they are valued across economic sectors, there is a clear connection. The decisions we make about one can have big impacts on the other. 

And, few industries rely on a healthy balanced relationship between soil and water as much as the $5 trillion global food and agricultural sector.  

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