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Early Warning, Early Action: The Innovations Changing Food Crisis Management

By Richard Choularton
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Today, an estimated 795 million people are chronically undernourished. While undernutrition in developing countries has dropped significantly over the past 25 years, persistent and recurrent food crises continue in many countries around the world. The U.S. Agency for International Development’s Famine Early Warning Systems Network, or FEWS NET, predicts food crises during the first half of 2017 in all of the regions it monitors — East Africa, southern Africa, West Africa, Afghanistan and Central America.

SCS Global Services Named Clean Energy Award Recipient

SCS Awarded “Best Renewable Energy Verification Specialist 2016”
Press Release

EMERYVILLE Calif., January 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ ­– Global Energy News Magazine has named SCS Global Services as recipient of its 2016 Best Renewable Energy Verification Specialist award. The Clean Energy Awards recognize companies whose work advance clean energy solutions.

HanesBrands Announces CDP 2016 Water and Supply Chain Report Scores

Company Earns A- and B Ratings, Scoring Ahead of CDP Program Averages in Peer Comparison
Press Release

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., January 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ - HanesBrands (NYSE: HBI), a leading global marketer of everyday basic apparel under world-class brands, today announced that it earned above-average scores for water management and supply chain after voluntarily disclosing data for the CDP 2016 Climate Change Report. CDP, formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project, is a global disclosure system that enables companies and other entities to measure and manage environmental impacts.

Tears Don't Mend Broken China

Blog

By: Bahar Gidwani

I’ve always been clumsy.  There were many broken dishes and glasses in my childhood.  My Mom was always kind about it.  She’d say, “Tears don’t mend broken China.”  She had other similar phrases I remember (e.g., “If you get a load of lemons, it is time to make lemonade!”), but the lesson was always Midwestern positivism.  Don’t sit around moaning about what can’t be fixed—keep moving forward and don’t let your own failures hold you back.

Tears Don't Mend Broken China

Blog

By: Bahar Gidwani

I’ve always been clumsy.  There were many broken dishes and glasses in my childhood.  My Mom was always kind about it.  She’d say, “Tears don’t mend broken China.”  She had other similar phrases I remember (e.g., “If you get a load of lemons, it is time to make lemonade!”), but the lesson was always Midwestern positivism.  Don’t sit around moaning about what can’t be fixed—keep moving forward and don’t let your own failures hold you back.

Ecocentricity Blog: Let's Play Another Game

Summary: 

Here’s the game. I will give you a quote, and then I will challenge you with the impossible task of guessing who said it. It could be Justin Bieber. It could be Kim Jong-un. Who knows?!?!

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Here’s the game. I will give you a quote, and then I will challenge you with the impossible task of guessing who said it. It could be Justin Bieber. It could be Kim Jong-un. Who knows?!?!

The Ray Unveils Two New Transportation Technologies - Both "Firsts" in the U.S.

Wattway Solar Paving and WheelRight® Tire Pressure and Tread Depth Monitoring
Summary: 

The Ray and its partners have dedicated two newly installed state-of-the-art technologies that are both "firsts" in the U.S.; solar paved roads for cleaner energy and tire pressure and tread depth measurement for safety awareness.

Press Release

The Ray and its partners have dedicated two newly installed state-of-the-art technologies that are both "firsts" in the U.S.; solar paved roads for cleaner energy and tire pressure and tread depth measurement for safety awareness.

Extension of Second Public Comment Period Announced for Life Cycle Impact Assessment Standard (LEO-S-002)

Press Release

MADISON, Wis., December 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Leonardo Academy Inc. The Sustainability Experts®, announced today that the December 16, 2016 edition of ANSI Standards Action includes an announcement for the extension of the second public comment period for the Life Cycle Impact Assessment draft standard, formally called theLife Cycle Impact Assessment Framework and Guidance for Establishing Public Declarations and Claims, For: Environmental Declarations for Products and Systems, Environmentally Preferable Product Claims, Carbon Footprint Profiles.”

Understanding the Just 100

by Bahar Gidwani
Blog

Just Capital was established in 2015 by two successful and well-known investors: Paul Tudor Jones and Martin Whittaker.  Its mission is to use “the power of markets to drive positive change on the issues Americans care most about.”  After two years of research and reflection, Just Capital has now published a list of the 100 best “corporate citizens.”

Industry Leaders DuPont & Archer Daniels Midland Win Platts Global Energy Breakthrough Solution of the Year Award

Award Honors the Companies for Developing New Platform Technology for Long Sought-After Molecule
Press Release

December 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ - DuPont Industrial Biosciences (DuPont) and Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) have been honored with the Breakthrough Solution of the Year Award from Platts Global Energy for their platform technology to produce a revolutionary biobased monomer, furan dicarboxylic methyl ester (FDME). The award was announced at the 18thPlatts Global Energy Awards, held in New York on Thursday, Dec. 8.

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