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Xylem Named to Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies

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RYE BROOK, N.Y., February 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company, has been ranked number 10 on Barron’s inaugural 100 Most Sustainable Companies list, which was announced in its February 3, 2018 issue. Xylem was also ranked number 2 on Barron’s Special Report: The Most Sustainable Industrials.

VIDEO | Making Your Favorite Jeans Better for the Planet

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Almost everyone has a favorite pair of blue jeans. The ones that fit like a glove, your go-to pair for any occasion.

As we know them today, jeans were the invention of Jacob Davis and his friend, Levi Strauss, who patented the pants in 1873. Since then, jeans have become a huge part of American culture, from cowboys to rebels and rock stars, to hipsters and heads of state. They are a fashion statement and a wardrobe staple.

Xylem Volunteers Participate in EarthEcho’s Water Challenge on World Water Monitoring Day

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Last fall, Xylem Watermark volunteers from Yellow Springs, Ohio spent World Water Monitoring Day with EarthEcho at Cuyahoga Valley National Park, participating in water education activities for more than 100 students from surrounding schools. Volunteers joined EarthEcho co-founder and President Philippe Cousteau Jr.

Starbucks, PepsiCo Among 2018's Most Ethical Food Brands

By Elisabeth Sherman
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Since 2007, the Ethisphere Institute has been recognizing companies which “influence and drive positive change in the business community.” In a statement, the Ethisphere Institute wrote that companies which consistently show “transparency and authenticity,” should be rewarded for upholding values which “support the rule of law and operate with decency.”

Third-Party Diamond Certification First to Use Advanced Laser Testing to Trace Diamonds from Mine to Market

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EMERYVILLE, Calif., February 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Diamond traceability back to the mine of origin – vital to the international due diligence movement for precious gems and minerals – just took a giant step forward.

“Catch Colt Draws a Coffin Cart”: Remembering John Perry Barlow

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John Perry Barlow, Grateful Dead lyricist, co-founder of the Electronic Frontier Foundation and environmentalist, died in his sleep this past week at the age of 70 after a lengthy illness. Host Alex Wise had the honor of meeting and interviewing Mr. Barlow for Sea Change Radio a couple of times and this week we pay tribute to him by re-visiting those discussions. Among other things, he talks about the his time with the Grateful Dead, his conservative Wyoming roots, and potential energy solutions for the next generation.

JetBlue and The New York Botanical Garden Start an Environmental Consortium Focusing on Conservation in the Caribbean

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As the official airline partner and a founding member of this Caribbean consortium, JetBlue furthers its mission to balance conservation and commerce

Caribbean consortium kicks off with a ‘Spotlight on Cuba’

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As the official airline partner and a founding member of this Caribbean consortium, JetBlue furthers its mission to balance conservation and commerce

Caribbean consortium kicks off with a ‘Spotlight on Cuba’

Tetra Tech Wins the ACEC Oklahoma 2017 Grand Conceptor Award for Inkana Bridge

Designing a suspension bridge in Oklahoma to preserve and enhance the land of the Chickasaw Nation
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Tetra Tech received the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Oklahoma Chapter’s Grand Conceptor Award, the chapter’s highest honor, for design of the Chickasaw Nation’s Inkana Bridge. The annual awards showcase the best engineering projects from across Oklahoma. As winner of the Grand Conceptor Award, Tetra Tech’s Inkana Bridge project will be part of the ACEC national competition of 2017’s most outstanding and innovative engineering achievements.

Eco-Friendly Valentines Day Gifts For Your Earthy S.O.

by Holly Rhue, Buzzfeed Community Contributor
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It's sexy to care.

1.) SenseEcuador Roses, $44

ICYMI, red roses are out and sunset roses are in. SenseEcuador provides premium quality roses grown in the eco-friendly highlands of Ecuador. They're Fair Trade Certified and ship free anywhere in the U.S.

Ecocentricity Blog: Leavers and Takers

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Ishmael’s compelling opening – TEACHER seeks pupil. Must have an earnest desire to save the world. Apply in person.

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Ishmael’s compelling opening – TEACHER seeks pupil. Must have an earnest desire to save the world. Apply in person.

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