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Bayer Partners with Prospera Technologies Inc. to Develop Integrated Digital Solutions for Vegetable Greenhouse Growers

Strategic collaboration to create transformational tool based on data insights and AI / Initial roll-out to begin in Mexico vegetable greenhouses in July 2020
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MONHEIM/TEL AVIV, Israel, July 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ – As part of its commitment to helping growers sustainably meet increasing global needs through digital solutions, Bayer has entered a strategic partnership with Prospera Technologies Inc., a leading AI data analytics company, specializing in machine learning.

Finding New Value in Old Plastics

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What if old plastic bottles and wrappers became key ingredients in creating new ones? Through our partnership with Fuenix Ecogy, we’re taking hard-to-recycle plastics to create new polymers for packaging for food and other items.

SF6-Free MV Switchgear Using Pure Air Nominated for Top Awards

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  • Schneider Electric's new SF6-free medium voltage switchgear is among three new products and solutions nominated for the prestigious HERMES Award
  • The company’s green and digital switching technology is also shortlisted for the Industrial Energy Efficiency Award 
  • The innovative new switching technology avoids the use of the SF6 greenhouse gas, instead using a revolutionary combination of pure air and vacuum interruption
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  • Schneider Electric's new SF6-free medium voltage switchgear is among three new products and solutions nominated for the prestigious HERMES Award
  • The company’s green and digital switching technology is also shortlisted for the Industrial Energy Efficiency Award 
  • The innovative new switching technology avoids the use of the SF6 greenhouse gas, instead using a revolutionary combination of pure air and vacuum interruption

Mohawk: 100 Years of Believing in Better

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The story of Mohawk Industries is one of innovation, adaptability and a can-do spirit. It’s a true American success story that begins with two New York-based businesses that joined forces to build what would become today’s global flooring leader. It’s also a story of continuously investing in people and products – many of which have helped to create a better world.

Take a look at some of Mohawk’s milestones from the past century in the 2019 Sustainability Snapshot at MohawkSustainability.com.

Transparency on Oil and Gas Sector Impacts

First GRI Sector Standard is one step closer – as public comment period starts
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July 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ - A proposed sustainability reporting standard for oil and gas companies identifies climate change as the single biggest challenge facing the sector.

This is Planet Earth

Outdoor brand Timberland rolls out a purpose-led retail space that speaks to its commitment to a greener future
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By Jennifer Acevedo

The ideals of a purpose-driven brand are nothing new to Timberland (Stratham, N.H.), which for nearly 100 years has dedicated itself to fostering a love of nature and the outdoors as well as advocacy of global green initiatives. Recently, the retailer announced a commitment to plant 50 million trees around the world by the year 2025 to kick off its “Nature Needs Heroes” global campaign.

LG Encourages Americans to 'Flip Your Fridge' This Summer

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July 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year LG Electronics USA is encouraging consumers to “Flip Your Fridge” in a nationwide retail promotion that offers attractive discounts on ENERGY STAR certified LG refrigerators. This year’s Independence Day Promotion coincides with the U.S.

International Paper Announces Progress on Its 2020 Sustainability Goals

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MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 7, 2020 /3BL Media/International Paper (NYSE: IP) has released its 2019 Global Citizenship Report. The company, one of the leading producers of renewable, fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper, shares the progress it made in 2019 against its 2020 goals and outlines its approach to sustainability across its value chain.

Some notable 2019 achievements include:

CNH Industrial Brands Supporting Sustainable Mechanized Cotton Harvest in Uzbekistan

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From the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, CNH Industrial N.V. and its brands have found innovative solutions to overcome unprecedented challenges in order to deliver mission critical equipment the world over.

In Praise of Paper Ballots

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As we enter into the 2020 election season, the way in which we participate has the potential to be impacted. From concerns around vote hacking to the fear of exposure to COVID-19, states are under increased scrutiny about how they will handle this year’s election. There is one thing that provides a good solution for both concerns – paper.

The Security of Paper Ballots

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