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One of the World’s Largest Advertisers Is Asking Brands to Help Endangered Animals

By Kristina Monllos
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CANNES, France — Mars, one of the world’s largest advertisers, is asking other major brands to help animals at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity. The company is a founding partner—along with production company Finch and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)—of a new fund, The Lion’s Share, that will help with wildlife conservation and animal welfare.

Infographic | Sustainability at UPS

Sustainability Trends and Materiality Assessments Are Considered to Shape Sustainability at UPS
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UPS is a global company with more than 454,000 employees, serving 10.5 million customers in more than 220 countries and territories. As we continue to refine our sustainability strategy, we consider macro trends, global frameworks such as the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals, and stakeholder feedback, which serve as inputs to identify issues that are material to our business. The topics below have emerged as priorities for our stakeholders and our long-term business success, and shape our global sustainability strategy, commitments, and initiatives.

USAID Awards Tetra Tech $22 Million Contract for Biodiversity Conservation and Community Development in Madagascar

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PASADENA, Calif., July 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced that the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded the Company a $22 million, single-award contract to support biodiversity protection and enhance livelihoods in Madagascar.

Duke Energy Partners with Indiana Schoolchildren to Build Rain and Butterfly Gardens at Floyd County Park

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About 30 volunteers from Duke Energy paired with Floyd County third- and fourth-graders to create rain and butterfly gardens at Kevin Hammersmith Memorial Park, Floyd County’s new 35-acre park.

VIDEO | P&G Asks Kids What 2030 Will Be Like

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We don’t know what the world will be like in 2030 so we asked the next generation. Hear what they say and how our new 2030 sustainability goals will help leave a better world for them.

Building on its legacy of environmental leadership, P&G has already achieved many of its sustainability goals for 2020 in its focus areas of climate (reduced absolute greenhouse gas emissions by 16% since 2010), water (reduced water use in manufacturing facilities by 27% since 2010), and waste (achieved zero manufacturing waste to landfill for more than 80% of manufacturing sites).

Four Million American Anglers Mobilized in Crowdsourced Effort to Collect Data and Trash from U.S. Waters This Independence Day

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STAMFORD, Conn., July 3, 2018 /3BL Media/ - This Independence Day, Wednesday, July 4, 2018, Keep America Beautiful, the nonprofit steward of litter prevention for more than six decades, is partnering with Fishbrain, the world’s most popular mobile app and social network for people who love fishing, to ask the app’s over 4 million US users to undertake the largest-ever one-day crowdsourced audit of litter in the US.

Right of Way (ROW) Owners Allow the Bees to Tell Their Stories

Originally published by Clearion
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There are so many utilities and other right-of-way owners out there that are providing a commendable contribution to the environment and conservation, but the sustainability focus always seems to be on the "bigger" concerns, such as emissions or larger animals that people can relate to like a sweet manatee or a cute cougar cub. All of the good things that happen with right-of-way vegetation management remain unnoticed.

Ortho and Pollinator Stewardship Council Help Home Gardeners “Bee Responsible”

First-of-its-kind campaign will provide home gardeners with tips on protecting honey bees and native pollinators.
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MARYSVILLE, Ohio, June 28, 2018 /3BL Media/ – To help home gardeners protect honey bees and other native pollinators Ortho, a leading brand in lawn and garden, today announced a first-of-its-kind consumer education campaign with the Pollinator Stewardship Council. Titled “Bee Responsible,” the campaign shares tips for responsible pesticide use, including when and how to apply garden control products to avoid pollinators.

SC Johnson Provides Support to Help Protect Carnaúba Palm Trees in Brazil

Donation of 1.2 Million Brazilian Reals Will Help Drive Control of Invasive Weed in Caatinga Forest
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RACINE, Wis., June 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ – As part of SC Johnson’s efforts to protect natural resources for future generations, the company today announced it has provided a grant of 1.2 million Brazilian reals ($370,000) to the Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International (CABI).

The Agricultural Community Is Buzzing to Protect the Bees

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If you eat, you need bees. In fact, one in three bites of our food relies on honey bee pollination. This, naturally, means that farmers rely on honey bee pollination. With increasing food demands due to population growth, we all need modern agriculture to be successful. That success requires healthy honey bee colonies.  

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