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Axiom Materials Receives Carbon Neutrality Certification

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EMERYVILLE, Calif. , January 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Axiom Materials Inc., a global leader in composites materials is pleased to announce it has received the Carbon Neutrality Certification for calendar year 2019, demonstrating its commitment to corporate social responsibilities and contributing to reinforcing the sustainable future of our world.

Co-founder of Black Lives Matter, Opal Tometi, Joins International Living Future Institute Board of Directors

Globally recognized human rights advocate, strategist, and writer of Nigerian-American descent brings international focus to the organization.
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SEATTLE, January 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Opal Tometi has joined the Board of Directors for the International Living Future Institute, the organization announced today. Known as an award-winning human rights defender and one of three women co-founders of Black Lives Matter, Tometi was recently named one of the most influential people of 2020 by TIME magazine. 

Fifth Third Goes Carbon Neutral Amid Broader Green Targets

Organization is first regional US commercial bank to become carbon neutral
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Ohio-based bank Fifth Third has become carbon neutral after reducing greenhouse gas emissions across its sites during 2020.

The bank achieved the feat after reducing its corporate carbon footprint (including in its facilities and business travel operations), purchasing renewable power and investing in carbon offset projects.

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Quantis Launches geoFootprint, a Tool Accelerating Sustainable Agriculture by Harnessing the Power of Satellite Imagery

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  • Sustainability consulting group Quantis launches geoFootprint, the first tool to combine data from satellite imagery with environmental metrics to allow users to visualize the footprints of key commodity crops on an interactive world map at high resolution. 

Integrating EHS and Sustainability Into Your Startup Business

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When starting a company, every penny must be invested wisely until a solid market niche is established. With limited funds, market disruptions like COVID19 can be and has been the end of many new endeavors. However, companies with routine environment, health, and safety (EHS) compliance programs and procedures are able to minimize the financial impact of these disruptions.

Dow and the Nature Conservancy Celebrate 10 Years of Groundbreaking Collaboration to Value Nature in Business Strategy

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MIDLAND, Mich., January 25 /3BL Media/ -  Dow (NYSE:DOW) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) celebrated the 10-year milestone of their unique collaboration to demonstrate the business case for valuing nature in business decisions.

Mastercard Pledges Net Zero Emissions; Innovates for Collective Climate Action

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PURCHASE, N.Y., January 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Mastercard is furthering its commitment to create a more sustainable and inclusive digital economy, with a pledge to reach net zero emissions by 2050. Understanding that economic growth cannot come at the expense of the planet, the company’s global action plan aims to continue to reduce greenhouse gases (GHG) by remaining focused on the decarbonization of its operations and bolstering its efforts to decarbonize its supply chains.

The Effect of Legal Violations on Perceived Sustainability Performance

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Hundreds of companies violate US federal, state, and local laws each year. Do these transgressions affect how these companies are rated by ESG (Environment, Social, and Governance) experts? Using an excellent data set called Violation Tracker from Good Jobs First, we show there is a 52% correlation between the change in number of violations over a 15 month period and the change in our Leadership Ethics rating.

Coffee's Great Hope

Inspiring the next generation of coffee farmers
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Cesar Ernesto Buezo has only recently developed a taste for coffee. He spent his whole life surrounded by the cherry plants on his family's farm, but he hadn't thought to stop and appreciate the flavor until he took part in Nescafé's Youth Initiative. "The biggest breakthrough for me was the simple act of noticing the cup of coffee that I was producing," he says. "Testing it, tasting the different flavors, studying colors and texture… this was all entirely new".

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BNEF Competition Seeks Early-Stage Climate Technology Innovators

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BloombergNEF is accepting applications for its annual “BNEF Pioneers” competition targeting early-stage innovators that move the world closer to net-zero through technological innovation in three areas: (1) Optimizing and managing long-haul freight; (2) Advancing materials and techniques for sustainable products; (3) Understanding more about the climate and the planet.

Click here for details and to apply. 

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