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The Material World: Beyond Transparency - Let Us Dig Deeper

Register Now for Mohawk Group’s Next Free CEU Webinar — Wednesday, May 13, 2020, from 12-1 P.M. EST
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Presenter: Rami Vagal – Senior Sustainability Manager, Mohawk Group
Credits available: AIA, IDCEC, USGBC-GBCI

Leaders "Sustaining Hope Within Crisis" by Bringing Innovative Projects to Life

Living Future 2020 Online Highlights Increasing Momentum and Scale of Living Buildings Around the World
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SEATTLE, May 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Living Future 2020 Online opened today showing how leaders around the world are “Sustaining Hope Within Crisis,” by bringing innovative projects to life. 

A Holistic Approach to Creating, Choosing + Improving Sustainable Products

Friday, May 8 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm PST
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The Living Future 2020 Online Conference is the world’s premier green building event. The theme of “Sustaining Hope Within Crisis,” originally intended to reflect the climate emergency, is even more relevant in light of current events. Coming together as a community is paramount to creating a collective message of hope.

 

Selecting responsible and sustainable buildings products continues to be a thorn in the side of well-meaning project teams, hampering industry progress toward both human health outcomes and climate-friendly building materials.

SCS and RFCI Announce Finalization of ASSURE CERTIFIED™ Standard for Rigid Core Flooring

Novalis, Karndean, Shaw, and Metroflor are First to Achieve Certification
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., May 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services (SCS) is proud to announce the finalization of the ASSURE CERTIFIED™ standard and certification program for Rigid Core Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT), developed in partnership with the Resilient Floor Covering Institute (RFCI) and its member companies.

Porter Novelli Purpose Summit: Day 2 Preview

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This Friday will mark day two of the Porter Novelli Purpose Summit: Committing to Action Amid COVID‐19.

VIDEO | The Buzz on Beekeeping at Mohawk's Glasgow, VA Manufacturing Facility

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Have you heard the buzz about our bees? See how we house almost one million honeybees in eight healthy hives onsite at our Glasgow, VA facility as part of our commitment to sustainability – our beekeeper, Junie, estimates that's enough to pollinate the entire Glasgow surrounding area!

Porter Novelli Purpose Summit: Day 1 Preview

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This Thursday, we will host Day 1 of the Porter Novelli Purpose Summit: Committing to Action Amid COVID‐19, which will take an in-depth look at how the pandemic is accelerating the transformation of business as a force for good. Conversations will highlight the actions of brands like L.L. Bean, Ben & Jerry’s, Georgetown University’s Business for Impact initiative, among others; insights from our extensive, ongoing research; and useful perspectives from Porter Novelli leaders.

Webcasts Focus on Role of Buildings, Communities and Organizations to Respond to Today’s Global Health Challenges

Webcasts with IWBI: May 4 - May 8
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With the gravity of the situation regarding COVID-19, today, more than ever, places matter to the future of protecting our families, our businesses and the public at large. Join IWBI and the WELL community for an array of virtual panels and discussions surrounding the importance of better buildings and stronger organizations.
 

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May 8 at 12pm ET: Places matter for stress and immunity

Land Betterment Corporation Commits to Sustainable Bee Habitats Through Its Subsidiary Pollinate

Creating sustainable bee habitats on former coal mining properties
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FISHERS, Ind., May 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, is committed to enhancing the ecosystem of former coal mining sites through its subsidiary, Pollinate.  Pollinate is focusing on cultivating bee colonies on former mining properties. With bees being by far the most significant animal pollinators and critical to the ecosystem, Land Betterment is aiming for Pollinate to work

Amid Demand for High-Quality Pet Food, Freshpet Picks CRB to Build New Texas Processing Facility

CRB’s ONEsolution™ to help Freshpet close the gap between manufacturing processes for humans and their pets
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KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Americans care for their pets by going to great lengths to find fresh ingredients and demanding that the food they feed their pets matches the high quality and safe manufacturing of the food they feed themselves. Freshpet, Inc., a market-pioneering provider of fresh, refrigerated pet food, has chosen engineering, architecture and construction company CRB to develop the company’s third kitchen in Ennis, Texas.

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