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Ecocentricity Blog: Pulling a (Uni)Lever

By: John A. Lanier
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Imagine if every customer could quickly and easily see the carbon footprint of what they were buying. I bet a lot of people would choose the lower carbon option!

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Imagine if every customer could quickly and easily see the carbon footprint of what they were buying. I bet a lot of people would choose the lower carbon option!

Farming for the Future at Frey Vineyards

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by Katrina Frey co-founder of Frey Vineyards 

May of 2020 presents a lush green face at the Frey Vineyards ranch in Mendocino County in northern California. It is two and a half years since the devastating wildfires of October 2017 (read Katrina’s 2018 article – Out of the Ashes on GreenMoney website). One still sees the burned silhouettes of stately Ponderosa Pine at the top of the ridges but progressing up the slopes are shrubby masses of tan oak, madrones and oaks that are stump sprouting from their strong pre-fire crowns. Frey Vineyards owns one thousand acres of land.

Webinar | South Pole Climate Chatter: UPS Carbon Neutral Shipping and Sustainability Initiatives

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​It's no secret that the shipping business has a large carbon footprint. As companies & consumers look to reduce their own impacts on climate, companies like UPS are helping to make it easier. UPS has offered their customers a boost recently by matching carbon offsets on behalf of customers for the month of June. This is to mark World Environment Day which is June 5. We'll talk about how and why this offering is in place as well as where UPS is going in the future on their climate journey.

Introducing the Smart City Carpet Collection by Mohawk Group

Manufacturer’s latest Living Product plank finds inspiration in the urban environment of the future
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Smart cities unite people through high-speed technology and connectivity. Mohawk Group’s Smart City collection—a 12" x 36" Living Product carpet plank system—explores a future in which the urban environment nurtures its citizens through these advancements and sustainable development. As cities become more desirable for business, culture and personal opportunity, they are shaping the evolution of human experience.

Minimizing Construction’s Carbon Footprint: CNH Industrial Solving the Emissions Problem With Technology

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CNH Industrial (NYSE: CNHI/MI: CNHI) unveiled the industry’s first electric backhoe loader at this week’s CONEXPO in Las Vegas, North America’s largest construction trade show and innovation showcase.

It’s part of the growing movement towards electrification as the sector is turning to a combination of technology and alternative energy sources to reduce emissions and minimize its carbon footprint.

Sodexo Brings Planet-friendly Future 50 Foods to 2,500 Hospitals and Businesses in the United States

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  • Sodexo partners with WWF-UK and Knorr Professional to bring sustainable meals to diners and contribute to a more responsible food system
  • The Future 50 Foods, co-written by Knorr and WWF-UK, identifies 50 foods that are nutritious and have a lower environmental impact
  • Sodexo is the first global player to serve Future 50 Foods on a large scale
  • Sodexo will roll out 40 plant-based recipes containing the Future 50 Foods, starting with 5,000 kitchens in Belgium, the US, France and the UK
  • Roll out in the US to feature five recipes made with superfood ingredients, such as amaranth, available at 2,500 locations across the country
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  • Sodexo partners with WWF-UK and Knorr Professional to bring sustainable meals to diners and contribute to a more responsible food system
  • The Future 50 Foods, co-written by Knorr and WWF-UK, identifies 50 foods that are nutritious and have a lower environmental impact
  • Sodexo is the first global player to serve Future 50 Foods on a large scale
  • Sodexo will roll out 40 plant-based recipes containing the Future 50 Foods, starting with 5,000 kitchens in Belgium, the US, France and the UK
  • Roll out in the US to feature five recipes made with superfood ingredients, such as amaranth, available at 2,500 locations across the country

Cellulosic Sugars: The Latest Domtar Innovation

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Wood — the building block of all Domtar products — is composed of cellulose, hemicellulose and lignin. Cellulose and hemicellulose can be converted into cellulosic sugars.

Hershey Aims to Cut the Carbon Footprint of its Chocolate with New Science-Based Target Commitment

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One of the world’s top chocolate companies shared new plans for reducing its impact on the planet – including committing to set Science-Based Targets. But what sets Hershey apart from its peers is not this commitment. It’s the journey behind how it got here.

Leading up to today’s announcement, a lot happened behind the scenes - data was collected, numbers were crunched and methodologies chosen. It required time, human capital and expertise.

Argentinian Agribusiness Leader Ledesma Announces Verified Carbon Footprint for Its Office Paper

Carbon Footprint Verification Conducted by SCS Global Services
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., December 28, 2018 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services (SCS), a global third-party certification body, announced today that Ledesma SAAI, an Argentinian agribusiness company that produces 40% of the nation’s printing and writing paper has earned Carbon Footprint Verification for its Office Ream paper product. This internationally recognized verification demonstrates Ledesma’s strong commitment to product transparency as part of its overall leadership in product stewardship and environmental sustainability.

Smithfield Foods Adds 250 Jobs in North Carolina With New Distribution Center

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SMITHFIELD, Va., December 14, 2018 /3BL Media/-- Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce the grand opening of its new distribution center in Tar Heel, North Carolina, which will create approximately 250 new jobs in the state.

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