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Dow's Expertise Enables Recyclable Polyolefin-Based Fabric Decorations for Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

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MIDLAND, Mich., August 26, 2020 /3BL Media/– Creating a unique look and feel for any major sporting event – especially the Olympic Games – typically calls for signage and banners, to customize the experience and build the event atmosphere for athletes and fans alike. The Olympic Movement’s Official Chemistry Company Dow (NYSE: DOW) is working with Japanese company Toppan Printing to give such fabric – typically made with a few layers of different plastics and other materials that can be difficult to recycle – a second life, long after the closing ceremony.

The Power of Paper: A Driving Force for Political Change

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Aug. 18, 2020, marked the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which granted women the right to vote. It took women’s suffrage activists nearly 100 years to win that right, and the campaign wasn’t easy. But like other movements to create social and political change, it could not have been done without paper.

Rooftop Solar Array at Global Links Headquarters Funded by Green Mountain Energy Sun Club Goes Live August 27

Solar Flip the Switch Coincides with Global Links’ 30th Anniversary
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PITTSURGH, August 25, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Pittsburgh-based medical relief and international development nonprofit Global Links and Green Mountain Energy Sun Club will flip the switch on a 63.2 kilowatt (kW) solar array to celebrate Global Links’ 30th anniversary.

Bakers Island Light Station celebrates new solar array and battery system

Green Mountain Energy Sun Club teams up with Essex Heritage for new solar and battery storage system to power 200-year-old lighthouse
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SALEM, Mass., August 25, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Solar panels are becoming an increasingly popular choice for nonprofit organizations looking to reduce their carbon footprint. On Monday, Essex Heritage flipped the switch on a new solar array during a virtual event at Bakers Island Light Station. The system is designed to run their facility on 100 percent renewable energy.

CSRHub and Craft Launch Supply Chain Partnership

The Partnership Will Use CSRHub’s Data To Integrate ESG Into Supply Chain Analysis
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NEW YORK, August 25, 2020 /3BL Media/ - CSRHub, a leader in consensus ESG (Environment, Social, and Governance) ratings and information, announced today a partnership with Craft, the enterprise intelligence provider, to integrate data from CSRHub into Craft’s offerings. This integration will help supply chain managers build a 360-degree view of supplier ESG risk.

Water and Pandemics

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by Alina Donets, lead portfolio manager and a Vice President with Allianz Global Investors 

Do Political Donations Really Predict Corporate Behavior?

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Goods Unite Us has spent thousands of hours vetting companies' political expenditures in federal elections. They will tell you about the donations made by the organization and its senior employees along with each company's exclusive Campaign Finance Reform Score. CSRHub measures the environmental, social and governance performance of thousands of companies by aggregating 700 sources to derive consensus ESG ratings.

A CASE Backhoe Loader Is Hard at Work in the Heart of the Andes

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Located 2,400 meters above sea level in the town of Malargüe, Mendoza province in Argentina’s mountainous Andes mountains, the new El Azufre alpine ski center, is set to become one of the area’s main tourist attractions. What’s more it will run on 100% renewable energy – and CASE Construction Equipment is helping this become a reality.

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The Future of Water: Strengthening Communities and Creating a More Resilient Economy

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by Mary Beth Postman, Deputy Direcotr of Waterkeeper Alliance 

Water is the lifeblood of our economy and our communities as well as playing a pivotal role in our health and well-being.

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