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One Year in, Major Companies Come Together in an Unprecedented Step Toward Transparency on the Global Plastic Waste Crisis

ReSource: Plastic’s inaugural report – Transparent 2020 – provides a clear view into action and accountability needed to fix the broken plastic system
Press Release

WASHINGTON, June 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Today, on World Oceans Day, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) released a report pinpointing new insights and concrete actions to address a critical issue facing marine ecosystems: global plastic pollution. In partnership with ReSource: Plastic Principal Members—Keurig Dr Pepper, McDonald’s, Procter & Gamble, Starbucks, and The Coca-Cola Company—T

20 Cities Awarded TD Green Space Grants for Innovative Urban Forestry Initiatives in Underserved Neighborhoods

Press Release

LINCOLN, Neb. and TORONTO, June 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Today, TD Bank Group (TD) and the Arbor Day Foundation announced the recipients of the TD Green Space Grants program. These grants provide a total of $400,000 USD to support green infrastructure development, tree planting, forestry stewardship, and community green space expansion, advancing environmental and economic benefits for underserved communities.

Watch: International Olympic Committee is Building a Healthier Planet Through Sport

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From running and swimming to skiing and biking, sport is an ideal way to connect with nature. But to continue enjoying our favourite physical activities, we must urgently protect the environment on which they depend.

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Keep America Beautiful Presents 47 Cigarette Litter Prevention Program Grants to Organizations throughout the United States

Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn., May 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful®, the nation’s largest community improvement nonprofit organization, today announced it has awarded 47 grants to Keep America Beautiful community-based affiliates and partner organizations for its 2020 Cigarette Litter Prevention Program (CLPP) to reduce the most littered item in America.   

UPS Longitudes | How to Make E-Commerce More Sustainable in the Age of COVID-19

Ann Starodaj @ Optoro
Blog

Online shopping has become an essential way consumers access goods during the coronavirus pandemic. But many retail chains generate up to 75 percent of their revenue from brick-and-mortar stores in non-pandemic times — meaning they’re now looking for other ways to sell and move their inventory.

Virtually Experience the Porter Novelli Purpose Summit

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The COVID‐19 crisis is accelerating the transformation of business – one that solidifies the private sector mandate of a stakeholder‐first, rather than shareholder‐only, mentality. We’ve kept a pulse on this shift, brand action and stakeholder expectations, revealing that 75% of the U.S. public believes business must take action to protect employees, care for communities and support front-line workers in the fight against COVID‐19. Companies who have rapidly and authentically met this expectation demonstrate Purpose – at its finest.

Porter Novelli Purpose Summit: Day 2 Preview

Newsletter

This Friday will mark day two of the Porter Novelli Purpose Summit: Committing to Action Amid COVID‐19.

Ecocentricity Blog: A Humble Species

By: John A. Lanier
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Maybe, just maybe, we need to slow down and be humbler as a species to solve our environmental problems. What if we could do so on our terms, and not the terms of a virus?

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Maybe, just maybe, we need to slow down and be humbler as a species to solve our environmental problems. What if we could do so on our terms, and not the terms of a virus?

Unveiling the Porter Novelli Purpose Summit: Committing to Action Amid COVID-19

Blog

The COVID‐19 crisis is accelerating the transformation of business – one that solidifies the private sector mandate of a stakeholder‐first, rather than shareholder‐only, mentality. We’ve kept a pulse on this shift, brand action and stakeholder expectations, revealing that 75% of the U.S. public believes business must take action to protect employees, care for communities and support front-line workers in the fight against COVID‐19. Companies who have rapidly and authentically met this expectation demonstrate Purpose – at its finest.

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