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GRI confirms four new Board appointments
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November 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ - GRI, provider of the world’s leading sustainability reporting standards, will welcome four new members to its Board from 1 January 2020.

The Board of Directors oversees the organizations’ work to increase and strengthen sustainability disclosures by companies around the world, helping them communicate how they contribute towards sustainable development.

Eric Hespenheide, chairman of the GRI Board, said:

Sammy Roth: Salton Sea Lithium

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If you follow tech news, it’s pretty hard to miss stories reminding us of the tremendous potential that lithium-ion batteries have in store for the world – longer times to gaze into our dazzling new smartphones  and longer distances to travel in our cutting-edge electric cars without a charge. And yet, most of us probably don’t think too much about the environmental cost of mining all of this lithium. In Australia and South America where 80-90 percent of the world’s raw lithium comes from, the extraction process is dirty and energy intensive.

Ecocentricity Blog: At Full Strength

By: John A. Lanier
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Ellen MacArthur, Andrew Morlet, and their team are true visionaries in the circular economy movement. Spend some time digging into their work and I promise you’ll come away wiser for it.

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Ellen MacArthur, Andrew Morlet, and their team are true visionaries in the circular economy movement. Spend some time digging into their work and I promise you’ll come away wiser for it.

UPS Honored as One of America’s Most Just Companies by Forbes and Just Capital

Named to Prestigious List for Fourth Consecutive Year
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ATLANTA, November 12, 2019 /3BL Media/  UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced it was named to Forbes and JUST Capital’s annual “JUST 100” list for the fourth consecutive year. The company was again recognized as the industry leader in the transportation sector. UPS also scored first in the transportation categories for community, customers and the environment.

Aurora Organic Dairy Commits to 100% Carbon-Neutral Energy in Its Fourth Sustainability Report

Strengthens commitment to its Animals, People and the Planet throughout its supply chain
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Aurora Organic Dairy, the leading producer of organic dairy products for the store brand market, today published its 2019 Sustainability Report. The report provides a detailed and transparent update on the Company and its progress toward goals to improve its sustainability performance around three core pillars of Animals, People and Planet.

United Airlines Nabs Award for Its Eco-Friendly 'Flight for the Planet'

By Lewis Lazare
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United Airlines’ historic “Flight for the Planet” in early June caught the attention of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE), which held an “Airports Going Green” conference in Chicago this week.

FREE Webinar: Towards a Net Zero Future – With BT, CISL, The Climate Group & GE Renewable Energy

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To avoid the worst climate impacts, and meet the 2050 net-zero emissions horizon, it is estimated global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions will need to drop by half in the next 10 years. Companies are being tasked to realign their strategies and operations in-line with these goals. But what does that mean in practice? How can business realign business models without impacting current success?

All the Ways to Follow Us at #BSR19

Whether you’re joining us online or in person, you can be part of the action.
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Tomorrow, the BSR Conference 2019 will kick off in San Jose, California.

Urban Harvest Sprouts New Teaching Garden Thanks to Green Mountain Energy Sun Club Grant

Grant will provide solar shade structure, irrigation system and water harvesting tank for sustainable community garden
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HOUSTON, November 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The largest network of community gardens and farmers markets in Houston is growing. Urban Harvest will introduce its new, 5,600-square-foot teaching garden with a dedication ceremony on Saturday, November 16 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., at the nonprofit’s headquarters in Houston’s East End. The sustainable garden will serve as a community green space and demonstration teaching garden, which leaves zero carbon footprint.

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