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Ecocentricity Blog: The Placebo Effect

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A placebo is contributing to the critical endangerment of an animal that has roamed the planet for tens of millions of years – the rhinoceros.

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A placebo is contributing to the critical endangerment of an animal that has roamed the planet for tens of millions of years – the rhinoceros.

Cigna Corporate Responsibility Report Highlights Key Environmental, Social, Governance Efforts

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  • Lowered opioid use among customers by 25 percent
  • Delivered 10,000 free health screenings nationwide
  • Established new 2020 environmental sustainability targets
  • Provided $21 million in Cigna philanthropic giving
  • Progressed toward UN Sustainable Development Goals

PHOTO GALLERY | #Parks4Pollinators Photo Contest Spotlights Pollinators’ Importance

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To address the critical need to increase pollinator habitat for beneficial insects, such as honey bees, monarch butterflies and others, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) have teamed up on a new

Richard Crowther Appointed Food & Beverage Segment Leader

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June 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Antea Group is pleased to announce that Richard Crowther, Senior Consultant based in Atlanta, has been appointed to lead our Food & Beverage Segment. With over 25 years of engineering and management experience in the utility and beverage industries, Richard specializes in sustainability program planning, energy and water efficiency improvements, EHS compliance, environmental liability management, carbon footprint reduction and large-scale energy management programs including alternative energy project development.

Looking Past Linear: Making Progress Towards Circular Economy Goals

Insights from The Silicon Valley Leadership Group's Energy and Sustainability Summit
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Discarded plastic bottles become parts of ink cartridges. Repair can be more sustainable than recycling. China bans the import of certain types of plastic waste. All these talking points were part of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group’s May 2018 Energy and Sustainability Summit in California.

Antea Group’s Pamela Gordon, who was a panel lead at the summit, blogs about discussions on the necessity of moving from a linear to a circular economy.

Mohawk Group Debuts Five Living Products At NeoCon

A commitment to handprints over footprints brings inspired flooring to contract interiors
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CHICAGO, June 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Mohawk Group, a leading commercial flooring company known for cutting-edge and innovative flooring solutions, debuted five new Living Product Challenge Petal certified flooring products last week at NeoCon in Chicago. These sustainable offerings include biophilia-inspired floor coverings that span several categories and are all unified under a commitment to leaving more “handprints” than footprints. All five are carbon-neutral and give more back to the environment than they take in their entire life cycles.

AT&T Expands Its Renewable Energy Program With NextEra Energy Resources

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New 300 MW Power Purchase Agreement and Wind Technician Scholarship Program Announced at Wind Energy Center Groundbreaking in Webb County, Texas

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New 300 MW Power Purchase Agreement and Wind Technician Scholarship Program Announced at Wind Energy Center Groundbreaking in Webb County, Texas

Shire Employees Show How They Are Taking Responsibility for the Environment on World Environment Day

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Shire employees around the world held events during the first week of June to bring awareness and action for the environment in honor of World Environment Day on June 5.

The theme of Shire's World Environment Day event was Taking Responsibility for the Environment: Energy & Climate, Water and Waste, in support of the company’s Responsibility goals (see the infographic focused on Shire’s natural resource goals).

LISTEN | Consumers Energy President & CEO Patti Poppe Discusses the Company's Decision to Stop Using Coal

"I cannot overstate the significance of this news."
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Consumers Energy announced this week that it is seizing a once-in-a-generation opportunity to reshape Michigan’s energy future. The energy provider is filing a Clean Energy Plan with Michigan regulators that outlines the path to using zero coal while ensuring affordable and reliable energy for Michigan’s families and businesses. The Clean Energy Plan details how the company will meet the state’s energy needs with increased use of energy efficiency and significantly more renewable energy.

HP VIDEO | Meet Homeboy Electronics Recycling

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Homeboy Electronics Recycling is an innovative company that provides e-waste solutions while also creating job opportunities to the formerly incarcerated who traditionally face barriers to employment. Committed to the cause of sustainability, HP is proud to call Homeboy Recycling a partner.

Read more about Homeboy Recycling and HP's efforts at https://www.hp.com/homeboy.

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