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Global Battery Alliance Launches Greenhouse Gas Rulebook for Battery Passport

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ALEXANDRIA, Va., October 5, 2022 /3BL Media/ – The Global Battery Alliance (GBA), a multi-stakeholder organisation to establish a sustainable battery value chain by 2030, today launched its Greenhouse Gas Rulebook for calculating and tracking the greenhouse gas (GHG) footprint of lithium-ion batteries in electric vehicles.

LA Kings Partner With Southern California Gas Company, TreePeople and One Tree Planted to Plant Trees in Celebration of California Clean Air Day

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In celebration of California Clean Air Day, AEG's LA Kings employees planted trees in Lynwood, CA as part of team’s ongoing efforts to promote responsible use of natural resources and advance sustainable practices.

In partnership with Southern California Gas Company. TreePeople and One Tree Planted, 40 volunteers worked alongside team mascot, Bailey, to plant 15 trees in residential neighborhoods to enhance shade equity in the underserved areas.

Wildfire Monitoring: 5 Factors To Consider When Purchasing an IAQ Device

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Wildfire smoke is becoming a more prevalent and frequent issue for western states in the United States and is spreading to areas impacted by drought. It has even been coined as a new fifth season for some areas. Unfortunately, wildfire smoke can endanger the health of communities that it spreads into.

ACI Sustainability Report Showcases Cleaning Sector's Drive to Reduce Emissions and Packaging, Increase Transparency

Time for transparency: Industry calls for federal standard governing cleaning product ingredient labeling
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  • 1.5°C Challenge: 18 ACI member companies respond to industry trade’s challenge to align emissions reduction plans with a net zero (1.5°C) pathway. An additional 20 member companies have publicly committed to reach net zero by 2050
  • Time for transparency: Industry calls for federal standard governing cleaning product ingredient labeling
  • Recycling roadmap: Members set goal to achieve 75% recycling rate for cleaning product packaging waste by 2030

Responsible Business Alliance Advances Climate Change Mitigation Efforts in Global Supply Chains

RBA Partners with Optera to Scale Greenhouse Gas Management for RBA Members and Suppliers
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ALEXANDRIA, Va., October 4, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) today announced the development of new greenhouse gas (GHG) management capabilities for global supply chains, in partnership with Optera.

The RBA’s more than 200 core corporate members across multiple industries and tens of thousands of their suppliers worldwide, combined with the Optera platform, makes the RBA program uniquely positioned to transform the industry’s response to climate change.

Cummins Demonstrates Leadership on Climate Action at Major Transportation Show

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Cummins Inc. showcased both its zero-emission technologies as well as the company’s new fuel-agnostic X Series internal combustion engines capable of optimization with no- and low-carbon fuels, at the world’s largest mobility show, which wrapped up last week in Hanover, Germany.

The display at the IAA Transportation show demonstrated the company’s commitment to leading on the world’s climate challenges.

Virginia Must Sustain Momentum Toward a Clean Energy Future and a Competitive, Resilient Economy

Major companies in Virginia have been some of the strongest advocates for state policies to cut climate pollution and invest in the clean energy future, and they want to see the state keep moving toward a low-carbon future.
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October 3, 2022 /3BL Media/ - As Gov. Glenn Youngkin presents the 2022 Virginia Energy Plan today, the corporate sustainability organization Ceres is urging his administration to heed the call of major companies with operations in Virginia to prioritize clean energy resources and reduce climate pollution across the economy.

BookSmart24: New App for Environmentally Conscious Travel Finds the Lowest CO2 Route to the Desired Destination

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October 3, 2022 /3BL Media/ - While existing travel websites primarily display the cheapest or fastest travel option, the new BookSmart24 app also finds the most CO2- and emission-efficient variant for the chosen route. The platform enables users to make smart and responsible booking decisions and to realize that traveling in an environmentally conscious manner does not necessarily have to be more expensive.

SmartChoice: CO2-reduced travel does not have to be more expensive

Partnering With Plastic Bank to Help Stop Ocean Plastic

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By Erin Richards-Kunkel, Sr. Director, Strategic Partnerships and Corporate Social Responsibility

For humanity to become more sustainable, we must start re-imagining how to reduce our dependency on plastic. According to a new study on Human Health and Ocean Pollution, about 10 million metric tons of plastic waste enter the oceans yearly, killing seabirds, fish, and marine mammals. More than 80 percent of plastic ocean pollution comes from land along the coasts of developing countries.

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