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National Geographic Society Board of Trustees Awards Over $4 Million in Grants to Fuel Work of Scientists, Educators, and Explorers

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The National Geographic Society recently approved more than $4 million for 111 grants, further strengthening the 21CF partner’s commitment to investing in science, exploration, conservation, storytelling, education, and technology.

Top 5 Things You Shouldn’t Miss From HPE Living Progress in 2017

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From climate activism to product innovation, a look back at some of the highlights from HPE's Living Progress over the past year.

1. We were recognized as a leader in corporate climate action

Bechtel Build 100 Blog | Summary of the 2017 Bechtel Sustainability Report

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How we deliver projects for our customers matters just as much as what we deliver.

In this year’s sustainability report, we feature how we worked with customers to:

Urgent Needs for 2018

By John Streur, President and CEO, Calvert Research & Management
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Aligning the capital markets more directly with the urgent needs we face as a society to halt environmental destruction and reverse decades of worsening inequality must be our priority for 2018. Alignment needs to occur at every level, across the global markets.

SCS Reaches New Carbon Offset Milestone at 125 Million Metric Tons Verified

GHG Project Developers, Landowners, and Offset Buyers Enjoy Benefits of Project Verification
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., December 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services (SCS) has achieved a new milestone, crossing the 125 million metric tons CO2e mark for carbon offsets verified. This achievement reflects greenhouse gas (GHG) offset projects evaluated over nearly 10 years by SCS, including projects focused on forests and land-use, agriculture, renewable energy, ozone depleting substances (ODS), and more.

VIDEO | Don’t Struggle With Your Utility Bills This Winter

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Winter has officially hit West Michigan and the freezing temperatures have arrived.  For many families the cost of keeping the heat on hits close to home.

Visit the Eight West website to learn more.

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The Wendy's Company Reports on 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility Progress

Summary: 
  • Wendy's System Raises More Than $16 Million for Signature Cause, the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, a 32 percent increase since 2015
  • Updates Standards Related to Antibiotic use in Beef and Pork; Completes Journey to All Chicken Raised Without Medically Important Antibiotics
  • Recruits 19 Franchise Organizations to Join Energy Reduction Challenge
  • Launches WeCare, Employee Disaster Assistance Fund
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  • Wendy's System Raises More Than $16 Million for Signature Cause, the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, a 32 percent increase since 2015
  • Updates Standards Related to Antibiotic use in Beef and Pork; Completes Journey to All Chicken Raised Without Medically Important Antibiotics
  • Recruits 19 Franchise Organizations to Join Energy Reduction Challenge
  • Launches WeCare, Employee Disaster Assistance Fund

Carbon Offsets Help Salesforce Go Net Zero 33 Years Early

By Laura K. Wise
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In 1998, when Hurricane Mitch devastated Honduras, Dee and Richard Lawrence, along with their daughter Skye, headed south, to help with the country’s recovery efforts and wound up starting a cookstove project that greatly reduces carbon pollution. Eighteen years later, the Lawrences founded Cool Effect to fund carbon-reducing projects around the world.

Newsweek Ranks Consumers Energy as #1 Company in Michigan in Annual "Green Rankings"

Recognition Reflects Commitment to Environment, Providing Clean Energy
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JACKSON, Mich., Dec. 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Consumers Energy has been ranked as Michigan’s top company – and ninth in the nation – in Newsweek’s annual “Green Rankings,” a reflection of its commitment to environmental principles that are good for its home state of Michigan and customers. Consumers Energy was flanked by Apple and Johnson & Johnson on the list of top performing companies in the country. California-based Cisco Systems finished first overall.

CITGO Continues Restoration Work in Lemont Quarries

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LEMONT, Ill., December 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The CITGO Lemont Refinery, in partnership with The Conservation Foundation and the Village of Lemont, continued their environmental restoration project in the Heritage Quarries Recreation Area (HQRA) this past October. Volunteers worked together to remove invasive plant species in visible areas by trimming trees and removing invasive brush.
 

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