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Celebrating World Water Day: Companies Making Waves in Water Stewardship

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Water is the essence of life. Yet, for many, this basic human right is rapidly drying up. With climate change dramatically affecting rainfall patterns and water availability, the global water crisis is intensifying in many parts of the world. Today, more than 650 million people still lack access to safe drinking water sources, while another 2.4 billion do not have access to basic water sanitation.

Ecocentricity Blog: A First Time for Everything

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For many divers, the Great Barrier Reef is a pilgrimage they make after years spent exploring the ocean. For Chantel, it’s where she dove for the first time, and it’s an experience she will never forget.

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For many divers, the Great Barrier Reef is a pilgrimage they make after years spent exploring the ocean. For Chantel, it’s where she dove for the first time, and it’s an experience she will never forget.

Ecolab, Trucost and Microsoft Collaborate to Help Businesses Address Water Risks

Expanded Water Risk Monetizer helps business respond to water availability and quality challenges
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St. Paul, Minn., March 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Water Risk Monetizer, industry’s first publicly available financial modeling tool that enables businesses to factor current and future water risks into decision making, now incorporates water quality into its site-specific risk analysis to provide a more comprehensive risk assessment. The enhanced tool helps businesses understand the impact of water quantity and quality on their operations, and gives them the insights they need to make more sustainable business decisions.

Las Vegas Sands Properties around the World Prepare for Week of Events to Support Global Climate Action

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Las Vegas Sands’ properties throughout Asia and the US are once again planning a number of events during a one-week period to drive awareness of climate change and to encourage others to do their part to minimize their impact on the environment. The week-long events will commence the week of March 20th, leading up to Earth Hour on March 25th when all properties will go dark by shutting off exterior non-essential lighting.

Ecocentricity Blog: Who Doesn’t Love a Good Singalong?

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Perhaps the words are overly simplistic (it is a children’s song after all), but the song directly acknowledges our dependence on nature for a range of ecosystem services. Which isn’t exactly a simple concept when you reflect on it.

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Perhaps the words are overly simplistic (it is a children’s song after all), but the song directly acknowledges our dependence on nature for a range of ecosystem services. Which isn’t exactly a simple concept when you reflect on it.

Red Wing Shoe Company Embarks on 25-Year Solar Energy Partnership with NRG

Company’s subscription to community solar farms will reduce greenhouse gas emissions
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by Editorial Team

Today we were excited to announce that Red Wing Shoe Company — a global leader in the design, production and distribution of safety and lifestyle footwear as well as work-related footwear and apparel — has signed Solar Subscription Agreements for two NRG community solar farms in Minnesota’s Olmstead and Dodge counties. 

This Earth Hour, Turn Off and Tune in to Support Climate Change Action

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WASHINGTON, DC, March 13, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Some of the world’s most iconic landmarks will go dark on March 25 at 8:30pm local time to celebrate Earth Hour 2017, the world’s largest movement in support of action on climate change.

These will include the Empire State Building, the Space Needle and much of the Las Vegas strip, providing a powerful visual backdrop in support of Earth Hour.

Ecocentricity Blog: How to Build Health and Wellness

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Think about how much of your day is spent indoors. Seriously, take a moment and guess a rough percentage. I’ll wait.

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Think about how much of your day is spent indoors. Seriously, take a moment and guess a rough percentage. I’ll wait.

JetBlue’s Sophia Mendelsohn Honored For Individual Leadership At Sixth Annual Climate Leadership Awards

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions and The Climate Registry Recognized Corporate, Organizational and Individual Leadership in Reducing Carbon Impact
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NEW YORK, March 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in collaboration with the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) and The Climate Registry (TCR), recently recognized organizations, partnerships, and individuals for outstanding work in addressing climate change at the sixth annual Climate Leadership Awards (CLA) held in Chicago.

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