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American Forest Foundation Welcomes International Paper as a Family Forest Carbon Program Partner

New program activates America’s family forest owners in addressing climate change
Press Release

WASHINGTON, February 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The American Forest Foundation (AFF) announced today that International Paper, one of the world's leading producers of fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper, has joined AFF and its partner, The Nature Conservancy (TNC), in supporting the newly-created Family Forest Carbon Program (FFCP) to enhance carbon sequestration in family owned forest land across the U.S. 

Global Corporate Sustainability Projects

From grassroots initiatives to global policies
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Through dozens of projects around the world, Medtronic is lessening its environmental impact by conserving energy and water, increasing recycling, and reducing waste. These projects range from large, enterprise-wide corporate sustainability initiatives like energy reduction or building an onsite nitrogen generator, to smaller, volunteer-led environmental stewardship efforts at local sites.

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Subaru Is Creating Furniture From Recycled Coffee Pods and Candy Wrappers

By Mari A. Schaefer,
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Move over, Outbacks, Foresters, and Imprezas. Subaru of America has gotten into the outdoor furniture business.

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Ecocentricity Blog: What's the APR on Climate Change?

By: John A. Lanier
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By burning fossil fuels these last couple hundred years, we’ve been borrowing against our carbon budget and our climate future. Trillions of tons of carbon have been spent into the atmosphere, and we now need to pay them back by returning them to the earth.

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By burning fossil fuels these last couple hundred years, we’ve been borrowing against our carbon budget and our climate future. Trillions of tons of carbon have been spent into the atmosphere, and we now need to pay them back by returning them to the earth.

Scotiabank, a Leading Bank in the Americas, Recognized by CDP for Its Climate Change Efforts

Global disclosure organization scores Scotiabank higher than global financial services sector average
Press Release

TORONTO, Jan. 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The CDP has recognized Scotiabank with a climate change score of 'B,' for its strong results in the areas of climate change governance; climate change risk management; and greenhouse gas emissions reduction initiatives. The CDP, a not-for-profit charity, provides a global disclosure system for investors, companies, cities, states and regions to manage their environmental impacts.

Leading with Purpose and Action in the Climate Decade

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The climate solutions that exist have the potential to be unlocked and scaled by businesses willing to do things differently. My latest blog post captures the direct actions HP is taking to help change the course for the future of our planet and generations to come.

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The climate solutions that exist have the potential to be unlocked and scaled by businesses willing to do things differently. My latest blog post captures the direct actions HP is taking to help change the course for the future of our planet and generations to come.

NYWEA's 92nd Annual Meeting & Exhibition

Tetra Tech will be highlighting their water and environmental services during NYWEA's 92nd Annual Meeting & Exhibition.
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Date: February 3, 2020 – February 5, 2020
Location: New York, New York, United States

The New York Water Environment Association (NYWEA) leads the way toward existing state and national clean water programs. NYWEA provides members with opportunities to expand their knowledge, capabilities, and cultivate a forum that plays a vital role in shaping a sustainablefuture by protecting and enhancing our precious water resources. For more information, visit NYWEA.

Our Indispensable Problem: The Paradox of Modern Plastics

by Jim Fitterling Chief Executive Officer, Dow
Summary: 
  • Plastics have brought enormous benefits along with enormous challenges.
  • There is no one-size-fits-all solution to the issue of plastic waste.
  • To tackle it will require a multi-pronged, circular economy-based response.
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  • Plastics have brought enormous benefits along with enormous challenges.
  • There is no one-size-fits-all solution to the issue of plastic waste.
  • To tackle it will require a multi-pronged, circular economy-based response.

Webcast / Managing The Hype: Don’t Let PFAS Derail Your Operation

Helping Railroads Decipher Fact from Fiction When it Comes to PFAS
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The railroad industry is presumed by regulatory agencies to have historically used products containing PFAS, or per- and poly- fluoroalkyl substances. PFAS may be found in several common products used at railyards, such as aqueous film-forming foam (AFFF), grease, or hydraulic fluids. It is possible that regulators may soon require railyard owners to assess and remediate, even though PFAS-containing products are used widely in many other industries and could have migrated on site.

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