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O-I Issues Green Bond Allocation Update

Green Bond Net Proceeds Allocated for Sustainable Projects
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PERRYSBURG, Ohio, April 9, 2021 /3BL Media/ — In November of 2019, O-I European Group B.V., a subsidiary of O-I Glass, Inc. (NYSE: O-I) was the first packaging Company to issue a Green Bond (EUR 500 million). The company has committed to allocate an amount equal to the net proceeds from the Green Bond offering to finance and/or refinance new and/or existing Eligible Green Projects within 36 months from the issue date of the Green Bond.  As of November 2020, the Company has allocated EUR 255.6 million to Eligible Green Projects.

Rubber Industry Platform Aims to Halt Deforestation, Protect Human Rights

Words by Nithin Coca
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Palm oil, cocoa, soy, bananas … and rubber? Despite a lower profile, natural rubber is a widely traded tropical global commodity. Approximately 13.8 million tons of natural rubber was produced in 2019, with Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand being the top producers.

Recycling - Why It's Essential

by Mike Witt, Dow Corporate Director, Carbon, Circularity and Safer Materials
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Recycling is essential to the transition to a circular economy.

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Recycling is essential to the transition to a circular economy.

Arhaus Celebrates Earth Month with Expanded Green Initiative

Furniture and décor brand announces expansions to its sustainable offerings and partnerships, including a collaboration with SEAQUAL INITIATIVE to upholster furniture in fabric made from SEAQUAL® YARN containing Upcycled Marine Plastic.
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BOSTON HEIGHTS, Ohio, March 30, 2021, /3BL Media/ – Through its Green Initiative, Arhaus, a leader in globally inspired, heirloom-quality, and sustainable furniture and décor, works with artisans around the world to use sustainably sourced, reclaimed, and natural materials where possible. This April, the brand is reaffirming its 35-year commitment to the Earth, forging new and multi-year partnerships to support positive and lasting change.

Circular Views: Podcast on the Circular Bioeconomy With International Paper and WBCSD

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Our Manager of Renewable Solutions, Devin Giles, shares our experience in implementing circular bioeconomy solutions on the WBCSD – World Business Council for Sustainable Development's most recent episode of their podcast, Circular Views.

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White House Senior Director of Building Emissions to Keynote Living Future 2021 on Earth Day

Biden Administration Leader Joins 15th Annual Event Focused on Inclusion and Unity
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SEATTLE, March 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Mark Chambers, Senior Director for Building Emissions at the White House Council on Environmental Quality will keynote Living Future 2021 on Earth Day, April 22. His address will focus on the Biden Administration’s agenda for green building and opportunities for partnership with cities and private-sector leaders. 

Jim Thorne, President of Nourish Ventures and SVP, Partnerships & Strategy for Griffith Foods Hosted Networking discussion at Future Food Tech Summit

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Jim Thorne, President of Nourish Ventures and SVP, Partnerships & Strategy for Griffith Foods hosted a networking discussion at the Future Food-Tech Summit! He welcomed leaders to join the conversation and explore: Barriers to Scaling New Alternative Protein Ventures. Jim also was a 'Shark' at their start-up arena as they welcomed presenting start-ups:

15th Annual Living Future Event Focuses on Greenest Buildings for a Healthy Future

Key Speakers Include Co-Founder of Beneficial State Bank Kat Taylor
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SEATTLE, March 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The world’s greenest developers, architects, and product designers will gather at Living Future 2021, the 15th annual conference hosted by the International Living Future Institute. At this crucial moment in history, the event will gather leaders to examine ways to stop climate change and address the structural inequities in the built environment. 

Mohawk Group Launches Four New LVT Designs, Expanding Domestically Made Living Local Collection

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CALHOUN, Ga., March 9, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Mohawk Group announces the expansion of its domestically manufactured 2.5mm LVT platform, Living Local. With four new 12” X 24” designs including stone, terrazzo and abstract textile visuals complimenting the existing 6” X 48” wood, the new styles provide designers with the ultimate flexibility to create vibrant and unique spaces.

Shake Shack Begins Using AirCarbon Cutlery at Select Locations

SCS Global Services independently verified Restore AirCarbon Cutlery as Carbon Negative
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by Emily Holbrook

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