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Driving the New Climate Economy: How Companies and Communities Can Thrive in a Changing World

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There are clear signals that the climate has changed over the past century. Around the world, people are beginning to feel the effects, from increased average and extreme temperatures, to changes in rainfall patterns, to more severe and less predictable storms. At Mars, we source key agricultural materials from countries and communities that are vulnerable to the impacts of climate change.

Wells Fargo Commits $200 Billion Toward Sustainable Financing

The company’s pledge is designed to promote the shift to a low-carbon economy. More than $100 billion will go toward financing clean technology and renewable energy projects.
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Wells Fargo will provide $200 billion in financing through 2030 to businesses and projects that support the transition to a low-carbon economy, CEO Tim Sloan announced Thursday during his keynote address at a CEO Investor Forum in San Francisco.

More than 50 percent of the financing will be focused on companies and projects that directly support the transition to a low-carbon economy, including clean technologies, renewable energy, green bonds, and alternative transportation.

Earth Day Flash Sale Happening Now!

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Well Living Lab™ Wins Prestigious Edison Award for Collective Disruption

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ROCHESTER, Minn., April 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- The Well Living Lab™ has been awarded the prestigious 2018 Edison Award for collective disruption. Focused on market transformation and pioneering thought leadership, the Edison Awards recognize and honor the world's best innovations and innovators.

Why 36 of Our Offices Are Leading With LEED and BREEAM

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Originally posted on bloomberg.com/careers

Design is a core component of our culture, and so is sustainability. Every decision we make around our building design takes into consideration operational efficiency and environmental sustainability.

WELL Building Standard Gaining Momentum In Europe

Workplace Wellness a Key Factor in Driving Expansion of WELL Across the Region
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BERLIN, April 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ – As Greenbuild Europe came to a close this week in Berlin, the International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™) used the occasion to highlight how the WELL Building Standard™ (WELL™) has elevated health and well-being to the forefront of sustainability conversations across Europe.

IWBI and BBI Join Forces to Advance Healthy Buildings in the Netherlands

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THE HAGUE, April 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™) and the Blue Building Institute (BBI) announced a new agreement to accelerate market transformation toward healthy buildings and communities in the Netherlands.

The Arbor Day Foundation’s Energy-Saving Trees and Community Canopy Programs Launch Spring Project Season

30,000 trees to be distributed to homeowners across the country to promote energy savings and fuller tree canopies
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LINCOLN, Neb., April 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation announced today the beginning of its spring tree planting initiatives through its Energy-Saving Trees and Community Canopy programs.

Sustainable Brands Attracts Global Brand Leaders to Accelerate Business-led Change

P&G, Salesforce.org, Starbucks, Nestlé among companies showcasing initiatives in the Activation Hub at SB’18 Vancouver, June 4-7
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SAN FRANCISCO, April 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Sustainable Brands® is evolving the concept of the traditional conference expo into an environment fostering inspiration and co-creation. The Activation Hub at SB’18 Vancouver, running June 4-7 at the Vanco

International WELL Building Institute Announces New Global Market Partners to Accelerate Promotion of Buildings That Help People Thrive

New Market Partners Will Support Health and Wellness through Better Buildings on a Global Scale
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NEW YORK, April 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™) today announced new market partners with several green building councils and other key organizations, marking an important milestone in the shared global mission to transform buildings to actively promote human health and wellness. Each organization is working with IWBI within their respective markets to accelerate the uptake of building practice that helps improve the health and wellness of people everywhere.

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