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Despite only being a few weeks into this time of great disruption, the impact upon our daily lives has been immense. Likewise, on a macro level, the effect on society and the economy cannot be overstated. Our partners at Forest Trends recently wrote about how protecting intact forests and restoring forests are at the root of mitigating future pandemic risks.

Katerra CLT Factory Receives Chain of Custody Certifications

SFI®, FSC®, and PEFC certifications offer new options for Katerra CLT to meet green building standards
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MENLO PARK, Calif., May 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Katerra, a technology company redefining the construction industry, today announced that its cross-laminated timber (CLT) factory has earned Chain of Custody (CoC) certifications under three major certification programs: Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SCS-SFI/COC-007240), Forest Stewardship Coun

“We need a fit planet for sustainable sport” - An Interview with IOC Director for Sustainability Marie Sallois

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As part of a four-year collaborative partnership between the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and IUCN, we interviewed Marie Sallois, IOC’s Director for Sustainability, on the occasion of International Day for Biological Diversity to hear first-hand how the IOC is contributing to biodiversity conservation and why sustainability is considered a priority for the organisation.

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As part of a four-year collaborative partnership between the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and IUCN, we interviewed Marie Sallois, IOC’s Director for Sustainability, on the occasion of International Day for Biological Diversity to hear first-hand how the IOC is contributing to biodiversity conservation and why sustainability is considered a priority for the organisation.

Faurecia Partners with Schneider Electric on Carbon Neutrality

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Faurecia, one of the world’s leading automotive technology companies, has selected Schneider Electric as a preferred partner to support the Group in its commitment to reach CO2 neutrality for scopes 1 and 2 by 2025. Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, will accompany Faurecia in this first stage of its CO2 Neutral mission which involves decarbonizing its operations.

Investing in Natural Climate Solutions

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Companies, asset owners and asset managers are intrigued by natural climate solutions--the conservation, restoration and management of forests to mitigate climate change. A group led by New Forests and Generation Investment just launched a 2030 NCS Investment Vision which explores a transition pathway to investment in sustainable land use. In this session, participants will: - Examine the challenges of land use change and degradation - Discuss the suite of available Natural Climate Solutions - Explore the opportunities presented by forest carbon projects

Timberland Reveals Powerful Earth Day Message: ‘Caring Is No Longer Enough’

By Peter Verry
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Timberland has a new message for outdoor adventurers with Earth Day here: “Caring Is No Longer Enough.”

The New Hampshire-based company revealed an open letter to nature today that references the current health crisis that has forced people to stay indoors, keeping us from enjoying the places we once explored. The letter, which is narrated in the voice of a child, promises that mankind will “treat you better than we ever did before” when we’re allowed to return.

Gro More Good Webinar Provides How-To Gardening Advice for Educators, Families

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The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation, National Head Start Association and KidsGardening are working together to connect more children to the life-enhancing benefits of gardening, improving children’s access to healthy food and increasing their time spent outdoors connected to nature.

Melissa & Doug Receives Forest Stewardship Council® Certification for Its New Stationery Line

Certification lets customers know products are sourced from FSC®-certified responsibly managed forests
Press Release

WILTON, Conn., May 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Melissa & Doug, the trusted toy and children’s product company known around the world for its commitment to open-ended play, announced that their first stationery line, which includes a variety of sticker and activity pads, among other products, has met the requirements for the internationally recognized Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) Chain of Custody (CoC) standard. This FSC CoC certification communicates to customers through product labeling that materials in that product have been sourced from FSC-certified responsibly managed forests.

Coping During COVID-19: Tips for the Hardworking Moms out There

By Tasha McInroy, Environmental Health and Safety Manager, ScottsMiracle-Gro
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I’ve spent almost all of my nine years with ScottsMiracle-Gro working in Environmental, Health and Safety. Every day, I aspire to ensure the safety of more than 2,000 workers across North America which, during the COVID-19 pandemic, is now more important than ever. 

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