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Great Neighbours: Mining and Agriculture Working Side-by-Side

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At first glance, it seems like an odd pairing. Granted, we don’t often hear about mining and farming being discussed simultaneously, let alone how they can work together. But this unique relationship is being fostered right now at Eldorado Gold’s Efemçukuru operation in Turkey.

ON Semiconductor Supports Annual Holiday Program at Local Elementary School

Written By: Nehal Shah, enterprise risk management program development manager
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For more than 10 years, ON Semiconductor has been sponsoring a holiday gift-giving event at Academia del Pueblo Elementary School in Phoenix, Arizona. Academia del Pueblo (AdP) is a Title 1 school catering to a diverse student body from Pre-K to eighth grade. In prior years, employees had personally provided gifts for each student from Pre-K to fifth grade, based on the students’ letters to Santa.

Bayer Crop Science: First Strategic Partner in the “Living Soils of the Americas” Initiative

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SAN JOSE, Calif., March 3, 2021, /3BL Media/ - Bayer Crop Science has become the first strategic partner in the “Living Soils of the Americas” initiative, launched by the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) and Professor Rattan Lal, Director of the Carbon Management and Sequestration Center (CMASC), to tackle soil degradation – a phenomenon that is threatening countries’ capacity to sustainably satisfy their food demand.

Mastercard Issues $600 Million Sustainability Bond

Builds on Mastercard’s pledge to achieve net zero emissions by 2050 and commitment to bring 1 billion people and 50 million small businesses into the digital economy by 2025
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PURCHASE, N.Y., March 3, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Mastercard today announced that it has successfully priced a $600 million Sustainability Bond at a fixed rate of 1.90%. This milestone further supports the company’s work to build an inclusive and sustainable digital economy through commercially sustainable social impact. Mastercard’s global commitments include reaching net zero emissions by 2050 and bringing 1 billion people and 50 million small businesses into the digital economy by 2025.

Sands ESG Report Details Company's Commitment to Sustainability

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Sands’ Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report keys in on a number of important performance metrics to demonstrate the company’s commitment to being a good corporate citizen.

Hershey Announces Bold 2030 Goals to Reduce Environmental Footprint and Address Climate Change

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HERSHEY, Pa., March 2, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced new commitments to advance its environmental progress and contribute to global climate action. Hershey has set ambitious new goals to reduce its global emissions in line with the global best practice of the Paris Climate Agreement, to limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C.

Truist Issues First Social Bond to Advance Environmental, Social and Governance Focus

Proceeds to fund investments in affordable housing and greater access to essential services
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CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 2, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Truist Financial Corporation (NYSE: TFC) demonstrated its commitment to corporate social responsibility by issuing its first social bond of $1.25 billion in aggregate principal amount. As part of the company’s multitiered environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategy, the net proceeds from the issuance will support new and existing eligible social programs, including investments in affordable housing and enhancements to essential nonprofit services for communities in need.

Land Betterment Corporation Discusses its Entrepreneur Zone Progress

Community center for entrepreneurs and young businesses to collaborate and foster new business growth throughout Central Appalachia
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Entrepreneur Zone on-track to completed renovations in Spring 2021

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Entrepreneur Zone on-track to completed renovations in Spring 2021

Introducing Epic Provisions' First Bar Made From Beef Raised Using Practices To Reduce Carbon Emissions

Exclusively Available at Whole Foods, EPIC’s Beef Barbacoa-Inspired Bar is made with beef sourced from White Oak Pastures, a pioneer in regenerative farming practices that put carbon underground
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MINNEAPOLIS, March 2, 2021 /3BL Media/ – EPIC, the snack brand with a mission to improve the lives of animals, support human health, and help heal the land, debuts its first bar made from beef raised using practices to reduce carbon emissions. The EPIC Beef Barbacoa-Inspired Bar is the first bar to bear Savory Institute's Land to Market™ Ecological Outcome Verification™ (EOV) Seal, underscoring EPIC’s commitment to advancing regenerative farming practices.

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