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Timberland Is Helping Rebuild Haiti’s Cotton Industry

Can using blockchain to verify cotton as organic help revive the industry in Haiti?
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By Ben Schiller

Haiti hasn’t grown cotton in decades. Its once-abundant industry collapsed in the 1970s due to government corruption, economic mismanagement, and U.S. embargoes. But now, thanks to a project involving thousands of smallholder farmers, apparel brands like Timberland, and a blockchain network, it could be set for a comeback. Within a few years, if all goes to plan, the island will be supplying millions of pounds of organic cotton for shoes, shirts, and other clothing sold in U.S. stores.

Carbon Tracker Unveils 2˚C Compliant Scenario Analysis Tool on Bloomberg App Portal

New 2˚C scenario analysis tool is powered by data from Rystad Energy
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The Carbon Tracker Initiative, an independent financial think tank, announced today that its in-depth analysis of the impact of climate change on a company’s exposure to carbon transition risk is available through 2˚C Scenario Analysis Tool on the Bloomberg App Portal at {APPS TRACK <GO>}.

Is China Stepping Up? Celebrate Chinese New Year by Diving Into the Country’s Sustainability Reporting Trends

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GENEVA, February 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Today, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) release the second case study in a series designed to provide insights into the sustainability reporting trends across various countries covered by the Reporting Exchange.

Veriflora® Sustainably Grown Flowers Protect People and the Planet This Valentine's Day

Certified Cut Flowers and Potted Plants Support Holiday Giving
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Check out this video, which shows why Veriflora® Sustainably Grown flowers are the best way to celebrate Valentine’s day and every day.  Be sure to visit our website to learn more: Veriflora® Sustainably Grown Website

Arrow Electronics and Colorado State University Team on New Sustainable E-Waste Management Course

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Colorado-based global technology solutions provider Arrow Electronics teamed with Colorado State University (CSU) this semester to provide professional expertise and real-world learning opportunities to students enrolled in a new course, “Sustainable Strategies for E-Waste Management.”

Going Green May Be More Effective Than Swiping Right This Valentine’s Day

Timberland Eco-Love Survey reveals more than 82 percent of Americans find eco-conscious behaviors attractive
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STRATHAM, N.H., February 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ - It’s well-known that practicing green behaviors is good for the environment, but new survey findings from Timberland reveal that it could also spark romance. With a longstanding love for the environment, the outdoor lifestyle brand today released its 2018 Eco-Love Survey results, revealing four-in-five Americans find it attractive when someone practices eco-conscious behaviors.

Republic Services Named One of the 2018 World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute

Recognizing Companies that Operate with Purpose and Incorporate Integrity into the Ecosystems
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PHOENIX, February 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) is pleased to announce that the Company has been named one of the 2018 World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. Republic is the sole recycling and solid waste services provider to be listed under the Environmental Services category this year.

Harnessing the Power of Wind

By Joseph Taylor, VP of Global Technology Optimization & Implementation, AT&T
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As one of the world’s largest companies, we know that how we source our energy is important. That’s why AT&T has been working across our company and the industry on renewable energy projects that deliver for both our business and the environment. 

AIM2Flourish: business Education Meets Business for Good

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AIM2Flourish, an initiative of the Fowler Center for Business as an Agent of World Benefit at the Weatherhead School of Management – Case Western Reserve University, prepares the next generation of business leaders to become the most powerful force for doing good while doing well. Learn more here - http://aim2flourish.com

By Megan Buchter, Operations Manager, AIM2Flourish at Fowler Center for Business
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AIM2Flourish, an initiative of the Fowler Center for Business as an Agent of World Benefit at the Weatherhead School of Management – Case Western Reserve University, prepares the next generation of business leaders to become the most powerful force for doing good while doing well. Learn more here - http://aim2flourish.com

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