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Highlights of BIER 2017 Fall Meeting

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Global beverage industry leaders convened October 17-19, 2017 in Guadalajara, Mexico for the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) semi-annual meeting. Hosted by Brown-Forman, this three-day meeting’s agenda tackled pressing environmental sustainability issues such as performance in watershed context, energy and climate change, regenerative agriculture, and transparency and disclosure. Additionally, a regional perspective was shared with a presentation on sustainability from the Tequila Council, an insights review of the recent Latin American Water Forum, and the discussion of r

An Interview With MetLife’s Josh Wiener on Sustainability

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Josh Wiener is MetLife’s Assistant Vice President, Global Sustainability & Facilities Management, as well as the company’s environmental sustainability subject matter expert. He is tasked with leading the development and implementation of MetLife’s sustainability strategies, associated programs, and goals.

Bechtel Podcast | Environmentally Safe Dredging & Circular Economy Practices

by am Nguyen, Global Head of Sustainability
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SECURING MORE THAN GAS SUPPLIES

The Chevron-operated Wheatstone LNG Plant on the coast of Western Australia is one of the continent’s biggest natural resource projects. It will have the capacity to supply 8.9 million metric tons of liquefied natural gas per year—equal to 5 percent of Asia’s 2017 use—to meet the soaring demand for cleaner energy in the Asia-Pacific market. Wheatstone will also deliver 200 terajoules per day (2.2 billion cubic meters per year) of gas to Western Australian consumers.

Leading Tire Company CEOs Announce Continued Progress on Research Projects Addressing Key Sustainability Issues

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Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of leading tire companies have announced the latest results of ongoing international research projects studying the potential health and environmental impacts of tires.

The eleven CEOs form the Tire Industry Project (TIP), which was founded in 2005 to identify and offer solutions to sustainability challenges associated with the life cycle of tires. TIP is a proactive organization that operates under the umbrella of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).

Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - November 2017

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The Ray C. Anderson Foundation has just issued its quarterly newsletter.  Check it out to learn more about our key funding initiatives and Ray's legacy.

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The Ray C. Anderson Foundation has just issued its quarterly newsletter.  Check it out to learn more about our key funding initiatives and Ray's legacy.

The Magic of Money and Other Cautionary Tales

The award-winning publisher tells his story
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by Cliff Feigenbaum, Founder, GreenMoney Journal (celebrating it's 25th Anniversary Year in 2017/18)

It began with a magic trick. My father’s friend would pull a quarter out from behind my ear and then make it disappear again. This became an apt metaphor for my relationship with money: one moment there and the next moment gone, feeding two powerful feelings about money: insecurity and lots of fear about never getting it back.

North Face Shares Climate Beneficial Supply Chain Innovation at the Product Level

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During 2017 there has been increased focus on the Sustainable Development Goals and how companies can lead the charge. Many companies are working to improve their supply chains, but rarely share the progress with consumers at the product level. Recently, one company was able to create a supply chain innovation and design a product that shares the initiative with consumers in an easy, accessible way.

PANDORA's Sustainable Gold and Silver Cycle

These metals are so precious that they can be and have been melted down and recycled many times over - making them the perfect material choice for eco-friendly jewellery.
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Did you know?

  • Pure gold is far too soft to be made into anything but a brick, so it requires other base metals to stabilize it.

  • 86% of all gold and 91% of all silver used in the crafting at PANDORA’s Thai facilities in 2016 originated from recycled sources. 

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Did you know?

  • Pure gold is far too soft to be made into anything but a brick, so it requires other base metals to stabilize it.

  • 86% of all gold and 91% of all silver used in the crafting at PANDORA’s Thai facilities in 2016 originated from recycled sources. 

VIDEO | WWF & HP Discuss Climate Action at COP23

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As world leaders gathered in Bonn, Germany, for COP23, World Wildlife Fund's Sheila Bonini spoke with HP's David Eichberg about corporate climate action in the United States and beyond. HP is a proud member of WWF Climate Savers. Climate change is one of the most significant and urgent issues facing business and society today.

HP believes taking action to hold warming below 2 degrees Celsius and transition to a circular, low-carbon economy is not only our responsibility, it’s vital to the long-term success of our business.

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. 

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