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Businesses Commend Virginia for Leadership in Cutting Carbon Emissions and Promoting Clean Energy

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RICHMOND, Va. November 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Businesses across Virginia are commending Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s proposed rule that would cut carbon dioxide emissions from the Commonwealth’s electricity sector by 30 percent between 2020 and 2030. 

The McAuliffe Administration will present their proposal to the State Air Pollution Control Board later today in Richmond. 

The Virtuous Circle: Connecting Food Security, Packaging, and Sustainable Development

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UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 17 is about partnering to achieve solutions.  It recognizes that our best chance to meet the other 16 SDGs is through collaboration between governments, private sector and civil society based on shared principles and vision.  Collaboration also amplifies our impact, creating value up and down supply chains, throughout complex systems, and in ways that can even come full circle. 

eBay VIDEO | Circular Economy: An Engine of the Future

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eBay helps give products the opportunity to find renewed life and value. It started with our very first transaction—a broken laser pointer that found a new home—and it continues today as new and preowned items are bought and sold on eBay. By keeping products in circulation longer, we create a robust circular economy that is essential for the sustainability of our planet. 

Read eBay's Circular Economy story here. 

Ingersoll Rand Awarded Leadership Status in CDP’s Annual Climate Change Report

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DAVIDSON, N.C., November 3, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The annual Global Climate Change Report from CDP awarded Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, leadership status with a final letter grade of A-. The report and grading award is based on analysis of the current state of corporate climate action.

Sustainable Businesses Can Unlock More Than US$1 Trillion in Latin America and the Caribbean by 2030

Key market “hotspots” in food and agriculture, energy, cities and health could also generate up to 24 million new jobs across the region
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Business leaders and entrepreneurs can unlock new market opportunities worth more than US$1 trillion and generate up to 24 million jobs in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) by 2030 through sustainable business models, according to Better Business, Better World LAC, a new report released today by the Business & Sustainable Development Commission (BSDC).

Affordable v. Eco-Friendly: You Shouldn’t Have to Choose

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By Zach Freeze, Walmart Senior Director, Sustainability

Wouldn’t it be great if you could just walk into a store and be confident the items you purchased were produced in a way that had the least amount of impact on the planet?
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By Zach Freeze, Walmart Senior Director, Sustainability

Survey: Business Water Management Efforts Are Still a Drop in the Bucket

Ecolab opens Water University to help companies accelerate their progress
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NAPERVILLE, Ill., October 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ - By the year 2030, water demand is expected to exceed sustainable supply by 40 percent, but only 42 percent of respondents from a recent survey conducted by Ecolab and GreenBiz Group cited water management as a strategic corporate initiative. According to the research, 82 percent of the 184 large businesses surveyed say they are not sufficiently using advanced tools and technologies to better manage their water use.

Putting Food on Our Plates Requires a Staggering Amount of Resources

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Putting food on our plates requires a staggering amount of resources- land, water and energy. It's time to make every resource count. Unseal the opportunities at SealedAir.com/Insights

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