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Arrow Electronics Showcases SAM Car in Semi-Autonomous Vehicle Panel Hosted by The Henry Ford Museum

Press Release

DENVER, Colo., March 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Arrow Electronics celebrated National Engineering Week by participating in a virtual panel on the future of autonomous vehicles hosted by The Henry Ford Museum. Presented by the Michigan Department of Transportation, Autonomous Vehicles: Solving Problems and Driving Changes, featured Arrow Engineer Grace Doepker, a lead member of the Semi-Autonomous Motorcar (SAM) team. 

Anglo American Unki Platinum Mine Earns World's First IRMA 75

Responsible Mining Designation Confirmed through Third-Party Audit by SCS Global Services
Press Release

EMERYVILLE, Calif., February 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services, an international leader in sustainability standards development and third-party certification, is pleased to confirm that Anglo American’s Unki platinum mine in Zimbabwe has earned the Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (IRMA) 75 level for responsible mining, based on the completion of an independent audit.

National Grid Renewables Breaks Ground on 200 MW Prairie Wolf Solar Project in Illinois

roject poised to create millions in tax revenue, landowner income, and charitable initiatives
Press Release

Minneapolis, MN, February 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ – National Grid Renewables, which includes the renewables development company formerly known as Geronimo Energy, announced today the start of construction on the 200 megawatt (MW) Prairie Wolf Solar Project (Prairie Wolf) in Coles County, Illinois. The project is poised to generate millions in tax revenue, landowner income and charitable initiatives, all while adding more clean energy to the electric grid.

Cummins Plays Key Role in Producing Masks to Curtail Spread of COVID-19

Blog

Cummins, a global leader in power technologies, used its filter expertise to produce 146 metric tons of filtration media for mask manufacturers around the world in 2020, enough to make more than 108 million masks to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.

That total includes media the company produced to make masks for its own employees, an initiative starting in June 2020 when Cummins announced it would begin mask manufacturing at three sites. Those sites produced about 10 million masks for use companywide in 2020 and continue in operation today.

Kimberly-Clark Named One of Barron's “100 Most Sustainable Companies” for 2021

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Following the release of its 2030 ambitions last year to halve its environmental impact, Kimberly-Clark improved its ranking to 34th on Barron’s 2021 list of 100 Most Sustainable Companies.

Albertsons Companies, Beyond the Bag Celebrate Innovation Challenge Winners

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After announcing the winners of the Beyond the Bag Innovation Challenge this week, the Consortium to Reinvent the Retail Bag virtually rang the Closing Bell for the New York Stock Exchange. Albertsons Companies and the other retail partners celebrated the 9 innovation challenge winners during the Closing Bell ceremony. 

Keeping in Mind IAQ Design and Build Fundamentals in a COVID-centric World

Article

“All it takes is a sneeze. Whether you’re working at home or in an office, that simple sound triggers a response. For most people, it goes something like this: “Hmm, maybe it’s just a winter allergy. No, that sounded more like a cold. What if there’s a fever? How do I know if it’s the flu or COVID-19? How do I know those germs aren’t spreading through the HVAC system?”  

Fortunately, there are multiple rating systems and certifications already available to help guide the design and construction of buildings that support occupant health, whether during a pandemic or not.”

A Field Guide to Creating a Regenerative Brand

General Mills and Dave’s Killer Bread are building a radically better future with regenerative business models
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By Liz Courtney

Collaboration is Key to Scaling Regenerative Agriculture

By Roya Sabri
Article

Applegate is finding that its progress is dependent on collaboration amongst the like-minded — farmers, retailers and fellow companies working together to create a better food system — something that Savory helps to facilitate. 

Closed Loop Partners joins with CVS Health, Target & Walmart to Announce Winners of “Beyond the Bag” Innovation Challenge

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The Center for the Circular Economy at Closed Loop Partners announces the nine winners of the Beyond the Bag Challenge: ChicoBag, Domtar, Eon, Fill it Forward, GOATOTE, PlasticFri, Returnity, SmartC and Sway

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