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New Online Learning Platform for Sustainability Profession

GRI Academy to deliver sustainability reporting curriculum
Press Release

July 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - A training portal has been launched to improve access to high quality learning opportunities for people working in sustainability and sustainable development roles.

The GRI Academy is a global online platform that offers courses and tutorials on how organizations can communicate their impacts on the economy, environment and society through the GRI Standards – the world’s most widely used sustainability reporting framework.  

Xylem Closes $1 Billion Inaugural Green Bond

Summary: 
  • Proceeds will fund eligible projects under Green Finance Framework
  • Further enhances strong liquidity position, adds flexibility at attractive rates
  • Builds on sustainability track record and recognized sustainability leadership in sector
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  • Proceeds will fund eligible projects under Green Finance Framework
  • Further enhances strong liquidity position, adds flexibility at attractive rates
  • Builds on sustainability track record and recognized sustainability leadership in sector

Join JLL, Yorkshire Water, Net Impact Amsterdam at Reuters Events Sustainability Reporting & Comms Europe 2020 Virtual Event

Press Release

July 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The time to share ideas and practical solutions to shape the future of sustainability reporting and communications is of upmost importance. With increasing focus and pressure on the impacts and future scenarios that companies disclose, we are keen to help you and your peers in this critical area of business.

Ceres Applauds New House Climate Action Plan That Would Put the Us on Path to Achieve Net-zero Emissions by 2050

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June 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Ceres, a sustainability nonprofit organization, applauds the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis for their leadership and thoughtful set of bold policy recommendations released today to tackle the global climate crisis as the U.S. works to rebuild the economy. 

Finalised Agenda and Line-up for Transform: Sustainable Procurement & Circularity Released

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July 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ - All 40+ CEOs, CPOs, CSO and senior industry experts, and 20+ sessions have now been finalised for next week’s inaugural Reuters Events Transform: Sustainable Procurement & Circularity virtual conference (7-8th July).

UPS Surpasses Four 2020 Goals One Year Ahead of Schedule

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On June 30, 2020 UPS released its 18th annual Sustainability Report, “Accelerating Sustainable Solutions.” The digital Report is fully interactive and details efforts during 2019 to advance the company’s 2020 and 2025 sustainability goals in alignment with its enterprise strategy.

Most notable is surpassing four goals one year ahead of schedule, including:

How Investors Can Help Make the 2020s a Decade of Climate Action

Commit, report and drive change in your portfolio companies. Here are tools to help align your investments with the 1.5°C scenario and accelerate the transition to a low-carbon economy.
Press Release

The world must halve carbon emissions by 2030 to stay below 1.5°C of global warming and avoid catastrophic climate change. That requires transitioning to a low-carbon economy as nearly three-fourths of global carbon emissions arise from use of fossil fuels. The COVID-19 pandemic has added to the challenge of meeting these formidable goals but is also a historic opportunity to build back better. 

Kohler Co. Issues 2019 Global Social Impact Report

Report Demonstrates Notable Accomplishments Across Environment and Social Initiatives
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KOHLER, Wis., June 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Kohler Co., a global leader in the innovation and design of plumbing products, engines and generators, released its 2019 Social Impact Report. The Report highlights initiatives where Kohler can make the biggest impact on the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Key areas of focus are providing equitable access to safe water and sanitation and responsible consumption and production.

Major General (Retired) Richard Kaiser joins Black & Veatch Federal Services Group

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Deputy Chief of Engineers to expand focus on military construction, civil works and strategic growth opportunities
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., June 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ – With rising demand for more sustainable, resilient infrastructure to support national security efforts and greater economic prosperity, Black & Veatch announced U.S. Army Major General Richard Kaiser has been named Federal Growth Officer. 

With more than 33 years of experience as a member of the U.S. Army and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Kaiser brings deep experience in leading multi-billion dollar domestic and international infrastructure, military construction and environmental programs.

Watch Land Betterment Corporation Discuss Sustainability with IUPUI's Sustainability Director

Company discusses sustainability with IIUPUI Indianapolis’ thought leader, Jessica Davis
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FISHERS, Ind., June 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, recently discussed the topic of sustainability with Jessica Davis, IUPUI Sustainability Director.  Two of Land Betterment’s co-founders discuss how the university is driving society to “buy-in” to a more sustainable structure and understand its value proposition in achieving goals.

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