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CSRHub’s Bahar Gidwani Speaking at Generating Alpha

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CSRHub CTO and Co-Founder Bahar Gidwani will be speaking at Skytop Strategies Generating Alpha conference, in New York on February 13th. Bahar will join a panel discussing Alpha from Impact: Identifying Opportunities in ESG.

Novartis Receives FDA Approval for Egaten® for the Treatment of Fascioliasis, a Neglected Tropical Disease

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  • Egaten is the only drug approved in the US for the treatment of people with fascioliasis and is currently the only treatment recommended by the WHO

  • Fascioliasis, commonly known as liver fluke infestation, is estimated to infect 2.4 million people globally1

  • Novartis has been donating Egaten to the WHO since 2005, helping to treat around 2 million patients in more than 30 countries

  • FDA approval reinforces the company’s commitment to reduce the burden of neglected tropical diseases including fascioliasis, leprosy and malaria

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  • Egaten is the only drug approved in the US for the treatment of people with fascioliasis and is currently the only treatment recommended by the WHO

  • Fascioliasis, commonly known as liver fluke infestation, is estimated to infect 2.4 million people globally1

  • Novartis has been donating Egaten to the WHO since 2005, helping to treat around 2 million patients in more than 30 countries

  • FDA approval reinforces the company’s commitment to reduce the burden of neglected tropical diseases including fascioliasis, leprosy and malaria

Holland Board of Public Works Offering 300 Free Trees to Residents through Arbor Day Foundation’s Energy-Saving Trees Program

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LINCOLN, Neb., February 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ —Holland Board of Public Works (HBPW), partnering with the City of Holland, is providing 300 free trees to HBPW electric customers through the Arbor Day Foundation’s Energy-Saving Trees program. This program helps communities across the United States save energy and expand their tree canopies.

Lessons from a CDP Supplier Engagement Leader: Five Steps to Help Accelerate Climate Action

by Nate Hurst Nate Hurst, Chief Sustainability and Social Impact Officer at HP
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For a large swath of North America, this past week was, quite literally, a chilling reminder of the impact of a changing climate. In Washington, D.C., for example, we experienced a nearly 50-degree temperature swing these past couple days—moving from bitter lows late last week to a record-breaking high yesterday.

Michael Washburn Appointed Food & Beverage Segment Leader

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February 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Antea Group is pleased to announce that Michael Washburn, Senior Consultant, has been appointed to lead our Food & Beverage Segment. With over 20 years of experience, Michael has expertise in sustainability, corporate responsibility, resource conservation, conservation advocacy, coalition building, and campaign leadership in the food and beverage market and beyond.

The Arbor Day Foundation Announces Extended Partnership With Redwood Living

Redwood Living, Inc. commits to plant 10,000 trees in our nation’s forests
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LINCOLN, Neb., February 11, 2019 /3BL Media/—The Arbor Day Foundation announced today an extended partnership with Redwood Living, Inc. (Redwood)—a development and property management company—to plant trees in forests of greatest need. The partnership was first formed in 2018 when Redwood Living supported the planting of 10,000 trees on Vinton and Harrison County mined land in Ohio, restoring critical wildlife habitat.

Ørsted Gets Closer to a Complete Green Transformation: 99% Renewable Energy Generation by 2025

Ørsted, one of the world’s largest renewable energy companies, will generate almost only green energy by 2025, and bring clean energy to more than 50 million people by 2030. Read more in their recently-published Sustainability Report.
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The years 2015-2018 were the four warmest years on record for the world. To avoid runaway climate change, society must radically decarbonise the way it generates and consumes energy, and keep global temperature rise below 1.5° Celsius as compared with pre-industrial levels.

Giving Consumers a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Sustainable Forestry

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With certified companies such as Procter & Gamble, the Forest Stewardship Council is advancing a strategy to help consumers understand the impacts of their purchases.

Ecocentricity Blog: Climate Action Ninjas

By John A. Lanier
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For nearly 30 years, Ceres has been working with businesses and investors to advance the shift toward a sustainable economy. That’s exactly what they did in this case, just with a heavy dosage of ninja stealth.

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For nearly 30 years, Ceres has been working with businesses and investors to advance the shift toward a sustainable economy. That’s exactly what they did in this case, just with a heavy dosage of ninja stealth.

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