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AEG Facilities’ Pechanga Arena San Diego and Goldenvoice Staff Volunteer with ‘I Love A Clean San Diego’ to Reduce Environmental Impact During Fourth of July Weekend

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In preparation for the Fourth of July weekend, AEG Facilities’ Pechanga Arena San Diego and Goldenvoice staff teamed up with ‘I Love A Clean San Diego’ (ILACSD), an environmental nonprofit organization, to assemble nearly 90 temporary trash cans and recycling bins to be placed along San Diego beaches.

The AEG volunteers joined ILACSD and City of San Diego Parks & Rec staff at the Clean Beach Coalition Bin Assembly Facility on Wednesday, June 26 to assemble the trash cans and recycling bins.

ScottsMiracle-Gro Sales Team Helps Nurture New Victory Garden for Veterans

By Stephen Carboneau, regional vice president, ScottsMiracle-Gro
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Members of our ScottsMiracle-Gro Northeast Sales Team were honored to work recently with The Home Depot to bring a new Victory Garden for Veterans to the Camp Salute Affordable Housing Project in Southern New Jersey.

Bridgestone to Attend the Program Presentation of 2019 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge

53 teams from 24 countries entries from Darwin to Adelaide on October 13-20
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TOKYO, July 2, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Bridgestone Corporation attended the 2019 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge program presentation held in Adelaide, Australia on June 11, 2019. 

During the presentation, organizers of the world's foremost solar car race, the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, announced the largest lineup in history for this year’s running of the biennial event,  which aims to promote technological innovation of solar cars and support the development of young engineers. 

Recycling Biopharma Plastics into Lumber Products

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Biopharmaceutical production scrap consists of different polymers, multi-layer films and some hazardous materials. A recycling program is demonstrating that this tough-to-tackle stream doesn’t have to be destined for disposal.

Global biopharmaceutical products supplier MilliporeSigma has partnered with specialty waste management company Triumvirate Environmental to recycle the commingled single-use plastic scrap into saleable lumber products.

Reporting Frameworks Share Common Founding Principles

GRI contributes to Corporate Reporting Dialogue position paper
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July 2, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The world’s leading financial and non-financial corporate reporting frameworks have the same common foundations, based on the key objectives of transparency and accountability, according to a position paper published by the framework providers. The paper sets out the key principles report preparers should follow for achieving such transparency and accountability.

Business Leaders Join Other Global Decision-Makers in Abu Dhabi to Ramp up Climate Ambitions

Abu Dhabi Climate Meeting helps shape the proposals to be presented at the upcoming UN Climate Action Summit
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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, July 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Over 1,700 people from over 160 countries — representing Government, business, civil society and youth — convened at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi from 30 June to 1 July for a milestone moment in the lead-up to the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit on 23 September. The UN Global Compact, together with partners, convened a roundtable discussion with business leaders on a just transition to a net-zero future in line with 1.5°C scenarios.

Duke Energy Renewables to Use New Technology to Help Protect Bats at Its Wind Sites

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  • Becomes first company to commercially deploy NRG Systems’ innovative Bat Deterrent System in the continental U.S.
  • Technology reduced bat fatalities by 50% during field testing
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  • Becomes first company to commercially deploy NRG Systems’ innovative Bat Deterrent System in the continental U.S.
  • Technology reduced bat fatalities by 50% during field testing

Technology, Trading Offer Opportunity for Managing Nutrient Discharge

Efforts to reduce nutrient levels are shifting and becoming more widespread as water and wastewater utilities work to improve effluent and adhere to regulations
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Nutrient pollution and the resulting excess of nutrients in waterbodies continues to plague aquatic environments around the world, threatening waterways, fish and plant life — and even public health. The runoff of phosphate and nitrogen from farming, stormwater, wastewater treatment plant  discharges and other sources into waterbodies continues to unbalance ecosystems, resulting in toxic algal blooms and hypoxic dead zones.

How a New Packaging Plan From MilliporeSigma Is Tackling Sustainability in Pharma

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European Pharmaceutical Manufacturer editor Reece Armstrong sits down with Jeffrey Whitford, head of global corporate responsibility and branding and Fabien Thibault, global manager of product and packaging sustainability at the life science business of Merck KGaA* to discuss the company’s new approach to environmental sustainability in packaging.

The pharmaceutical industry has faced its fair share of scandals over the years - unfair hikes in drug prices and dangerous medicines to name just some – yet its impact on the environment has never been one.

Beth Rattner at Climate One: Climate Change May Take Out Some of Our Best Teachers

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Beth Rattner of the Biomimicry Institute recently spoke at a Climate One panel and podcast about "nature's best teachers."

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Beth Rattner of the Biomimicry Institute recently spoke at a Climate One panel and podcast about "nature's best teachers."

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