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Unlocking Opportunities and Advancing Practice: Reflections from World Water Week, Stockholm

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Over 3,100 leaders from business, government, civil society and academia gathered at World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden. They brought worldwide experience and knowledge covering numerous aspects of water - including conservation, development and governance.

At the event, WBCSD played an important role in facilitating multi-stakeholder collaborations, while showcasing business innovations and best practice on water.

VIDEO | Behind-the-Scenes: Mohawk Group’s Lichen Collection

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Mohawk Group’s award-winning Lichen Collection is the world’s first floor covering to achieve Living Product Challenge Petal Certification from the International Living Future Institute. The carpet plank system is inspired by assemblages of multi-hued, multi-textured lichens and their regenerative role in the ecosystem. The Lichen Collection was designed in collaboration with Jason F. McLennan, the founder of the Living Product Challenge, and his team at McLennan Design.

Pentair and Urban Organics Honored as 2017 Agriculture Project of the Year by the WateReuse Association

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LONDON, September 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Pentair, a global leader in sustainable water solutions, and aquaponics farming innovator Urban Organics, were awarded the “2017 Agriculture Project of the Year” by the WateReuse Association at its Annual WateReuse Awards for the recently opened 87,000-square-foot indoor aquaponics farm in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Thermo King Partnered with Fleet Equipment Magazine to Host an Industry Webinar on Transport Solar

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Ingersoll Rand is committed to making the world a better place to live, through sustainability and energy efficiency. Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control solutions for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, is helping their customers be more sustainable by developing solar panel battery chargers for transport customers.

Myths & Facts About Water Use in Las Vegas Resorts

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As a national operator of resorts in the resort destination of Las Vegas, MGM Resorts International recognizes the importance of water efficiency and conservation. As such, we have implemented a wide array of water management innovations that focus on reusing water when we can, avoiding or reducing irrigation in our landscaping, and investing in water efficiency innovations.

We also believe it is important to recognize the fact that the Las Vegas region has some of the world’s best infrastructure for water conservation and management.

New Report Ranks Largest Global Food Companies on Water Risk Management as Climate Change Impacts Accelerate

Nestlé, PepsiCo, Coca-Cola, Unilever, General Mills score highest; Majority fall short as agricultural damages mount from hurricanes Harvey and Irma
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Climate change is making water one of the biggest risks to the $5 trillion food industry, whether from epic flooding or prolonged drought. A new report released today by the sustainability nonprofit organization, Ceres, calls on major food companies to reduce the impacts of a warming climate—on both the global water supply and on their bottom lines—by adopting far stronger practices to use limited fresh water resources more efficiently.

Counting Our Carbon

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For the first time, Domtar’s Transportation and Logistics team estimated the greenhouse gas emissions from shipping pulp and paper products to our customers. The results: an estimated 349,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in 2016.

We noted that while our pulp products traveled about 1.7 times more total miles than our paper products to reach our customers, the carbon footprint for pulp was approximately 43 percent less than for our paper products.

Keep America Beautiful, Environmental Research & Education Foundation to Collaborate on Food Waste Education in K-12 Schools

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STAMFORD, Conn., September 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, and the Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF), a nonprofit organization whose mission is to advance scientific research and education for sustainable solid waste management practices, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that outlines an agreement to join efforts on quantifying food waste in K-12 schools.

Bechtel VIDEO | Raising Standards of a Sustainable Supply Chain

Interview with Héctor García Salgó, Regional President of Bechtel in Latin America
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ConnectAmericas interview with Héctor García Salgó, regional president of Bechtel in Latin America, who discusses the importance of developing a sustainable supply chain and working with suppliers from Latin America. 

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ConnectAmericas interview with Héctor García Salgó, regional president of Bechtel in Latin America, who discusses the importance of developing a sustainable supply chain and working with suppliers from Latin America. 

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