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YKK Commits to Achieving Climate Neutrality by 2050

Sustainable trims leader announces Sustainability Vision 2050 addressing climate change, material resources, water resources, chemical management and human rights
Press Release

TOKYO, October 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ – At today’s Copenhagen Fashion Summit, global sustainable trims leader YKK announced the YKK Sustainability Vision 2050, which will serve as a roadmap to the company achieving net-zero emissions by 2050, among other targets. The Sustainability Vision 2050 consists of five themes with corresponding sustainability goals, as well as ten SDGs.

Theme 1:  Climate Change  Tackle greenhouse gas emissions and increase use of renewable energy

Ceres Set to Launch New 10-Year Action Plan for Sustainable Business Leadership

Ceres Roadmap 2030 will enable companies to thrive in the accelerated transition to a more equitable, just and sustainable future
Press Release

Global sustainability threats – from the climate crisis to water scarcity to racial, gender and workplace inequality and inequity – are disrupting global operations and supply chains, destabilizing financial markets, and causing widespread human and economic suffering. In a compounding pandemic-battered environment, how can companies navigate these rapidly changing business realities and thrive in the accelerated transition to a more equitable, just and sustainable future? What will it take to make the 2020s a decade of action?

Albertsons Companies and FishWise Dive Into National Seafood Month With a Splash

Albertsons Companies, FishWise, and U.S. based fishers work together to improve seafood traceability and highlight the benefits of domestic seafood during a global pandemic.
Press Release

BOISE, Idaho and SANTA CRUZ, Calif., September 30, 2020 /3BL Media/— Albertsons Companies and FishWise honor October’s National Seafood Month by shining a spotlight on a collaborative project focused on improving seafood traceability. Now, more than ever, traceability is key as we strive to adapt and rebuild global seafood supply chains that have been forever changed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Increasing transparency enables risks to be identified, and helps companies support practices that improve both environmental and social responsibility.

Saving People and Mangroves on Sierra Leone's Coast

Combating the effects of environmental changes on Sierra’s Leone’s coastal communities through mangrove preservation
Blog

Tetra Tech’s David Goodman discusses how the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded West Africa Biodiversity and Climate Change (WA BiCC) program aims to save both people and mangroves in the coastal landscape of Sierra Leone.

This post originally ran on ClimateLinks.

Testing Theory: Uncovering What Makes Community Forestry Work

Packaging lessons learned from USAID ProLand’s work on community-based forestry enterprises
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Tetra Tech’s Mark Donahue and Ian Deshmukh summarize the lessons learned from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Productive Landscape (ProLand) projects work with community-based forestry enterprises (CBFE).

This post originally ran on ClimateLinks.

COVID-19, Conservation, and Combating Wildlife Trafficking: Breaking the Silos of Conservation and Public Health

Collaborating across conservation and international development sectors to mitigate zoonotic disease transmission from wildlife to humans
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Tetra Tech’s COVID-19, Conservation, and Combating Wildlife Trafficking webinar convened a panel of global experts to identify how we can use our combined knowledge and data from conservation and combating wildlife projects to mitigate future risk of zoonotic diseases, specifically the risk human-wildlife transmission poses as a threat to human health.

Strengthening Wildlife Resource Governance in Zambia

Empowering women through participation quotas and leadership support to improve gender inclusion in Zambia’s Wildlife and Fisheries sector
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This piece was written by Tetra Tech’s International Development Land Right’s team in collaboration with U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Jennifer Duncan, Patricia Malasha, and Matt Sommerville. 

This post originally ran on LandLinks.

SCS Offers Verification of GHG Projects that Achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals

SCS Achieves Accreditation for SD VISta Standard
Press Release

EMERYVILLE, Calif., August 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ — SCS Global Services (SCS) is proud to announce its recent accreditation to verify projects against the Sustainable Development Verified Impact Standard (SD VISta).

Tetra Tech's Tim Michael Discusses Quality Assurance Oversight for International Development Projects

Supporting our international development clients to deliver safe, sustainable, and compliant infrastructure projects
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With more than 35 years of experience in project management, engineering, and infrastructure development, Tim Michael is a director in Tetra Tech’s international infrastructure sector. Tim has led projects through all phases of feasibility, facility, and infrastructure development for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in South Sudan, Ethiopia, and Afghanistan and for the Millennium Challenge Corporation in Tunisia.

Ecolab's 2030 Impact Goals Advance Sustainable and Productive Operations to Help Industry Achieve Greater Purpose

New goals will drive further ambitious progress on water, carbon, food safety and public health
Press Release

ST. PAUL, Minn., July 15, 2020  /3BL Media/ – By 2030, there will be an additional billion people in the world, placing greater demand on natural resources. To help companies sustainably address growing demand, Ecolab Inc. has launched its ambitious 2030 Impact Goals to significantly increase the company’s positive impact within its own operations and through its work with customers.

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