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ECOncrete Turns Marine Infrastructures Into Thriving Natural Ecosystems

Reprinted from Intelligent Living by Andrea D. Steffen
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ECOncrete succeeds in making coastlines less disruptive to marine ecosystems by replacing intrusive concrete structures (like seafloor mats and seawalls) with products that blend in with their surroundings. It accomplishes this through biomimicry – a technique that relies on the textures, shapes, and sizes of natural systems to dictate how a product is built. The result is a bio-enhancing material that helps marine life thrive.

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ECOncrete succeeds in making coastlines less disruptive to marine ecosystems by replacing intrusive concrete structures (like seafloor mats and seawalls) with products that blend in with their surroundings. It accomplishes this through biomimicry – a technique that relies on the textures, shapes, and sizes of natural systems to dictate how a product is built. The result is a bio-enhancing material that helps marine life thrive.

Ecolab Ranks Third on Barron's 2021 Most Sustainable U.S. Companies List

Company named to list every year since it was first released in 2018
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February 24, 2021, /3BL Media/ - Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services, ranks third on Barron’s 2021 list of the Most Sustainable Companies in the U.S. The list ranks companies based on 230 performance indicators, including workplace diversity and greenhouse gas emissions, and how they performed for five key constituencies: shareholders, employees, customers, community and the planet. Ecolab has been named to Barron’s Most Sustainable Companies in the U.S. list every year since it was first released in 2018.

Watch Energea Spotlight: Eco-Conscious Diver

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Caitlin McCall founded Eco-Conscious Diver out of necessity. Coral reefs are dying at an unprecedented rate and Caitlin believes that divers, like herself, need be the leaders of oceanic stewardship. Her company is best described as a "community and learning resource center" focused on marine conservation.

VF Corporation Allocates Green Bond Net Proceeds to Advance Ambitious Science Based Targets

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DENVER, February 18, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies, today announced it has fully allocated the net proceeds from its inaugural green bond issued last year, which totaled approximately €493 million.

CGF Partners With the Economist Group's 8th Annual World Ocean Summit; CGF Sustainability Directors to Speak on Plastic Waste and Forced Labour

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February 22, 2021, /3BL Media/ - Next month, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Sustainability Directors, Ignacio Gavilan and Didier Bergeret, will be speaking at The Economist Group’s World Ocean Summit 2021. The CGF is a proud association partner of this year’s event, which will this year take the format of a virtual week from 1st to 5th March.

Four Water Stewardship Trends to Watch in 2021

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This article is the second in a four-part “Sustainability Trends” series by the WSP USA Sustainability, Energy & Climate Change team.

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This article is the second in a four-part “Sustainability Trends” series by the WSP USA Sustainability, Energy & Climate Change team.

First Finfish Farm in United States Achieves ASC Certification

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EMERYVILLE, Calif., February 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Blue Ocean Mariculture has become the first ASC certified finfish farm in the US after achieving certification against the ASC Seriola and Cobia Standard at its Hawaii farm.

What Else Can Net Zero Do For Us?

Decarbonization could deliver sustainability benefits beyond mitigating climate change – but only if we take an integrated approach to balance overlapping, sometimes conflicting, goals
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The tiny city cowers in the shadow of an enormous tidal wave labelled “COVID-19”. Looming behind is a series of progressively larger tsunamis: “Recession”, “Climate change” and, finally, filling half the frame, “Biodiversity collapse”. This much-copied image by Canadian cartoonist Graeme MacKay is a potent reminder that however bad our immediate troubles are, there is worse to come.

Watch: HP Inc. Is Standing for a New Era of Opportunity

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HP is standing for a new era of opportunity. where climate change is reversed, human rights are universally protected, and the digital divide eliminated for all. See how we are advancing sustainable impact for the planet, its people, and our communities, as we work to realize our vision of making HP the world's most sustainable and just technology company.

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EarthX to Launch Daily Environmental News from NowThis Earth to Inspire Environmental Awareness and Action

EarthX and NowThis Earth come together to spotlight environmental challenges and propose practical solutions through daily content
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On January 25, EarthX will begin streaming daily content from NowThis Earth focused on environmental issues and simple solutions to help the planet. Content will air on EarthxTV and will enrich EarthX’s youth offerings. The content offering will come in the form of daily news, as well as original explanatory programming like NowThis’ sustainability series One Small Step

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