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The Arbor Day Foundation Attends the United Nations Climate Change Conference

And we came back with some key learnings
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In December of 2018, the Arbor Day Foundation attended the United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP24, in Katowice, Poland to advocate for investments in natural climate solutions, specifically forests and trees.

Winners Revealed in Environmental Finance’s 2018 Voluntary Carbon Markets Rankings

SCS Global Services Wins Best Verification Company
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  • South Pole Group wins in four of 16 categories
  • Baker McKenzie retains stranglehold on Best Law Firm title
  • Natural Capital Partners secures two titles
  • VCS displaces Gold Standard as Best Voluntary Standard
  • New winners include SCS and Biofilica
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  • South Pole Group wins in four of 16 categories
  • Baker McKenzie retains stranglehold on Best Law Firm title
  • Natural Capital Partners secures two titles
  • VCS displaces Gold Standard as Best Voluntary Standard
  • New winners include SCS and Biofilica

Cool Effect Carbon Projects Capture the Imagination, While Improving Lives

By Jan Lee
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If you were to pick your favorite way to reduce carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, what would it be?

Would it be helping an endangered species survive in Madagascar’s rainforest? Or perhaps funding the creation of new and safer cookstoves that support small business development? Or a biogas project in a rural community that helps convert solids to power and methane to low-carbon energy?

Standardized Maintenance & Supply Chain Innovation

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Through fleet automation, Republic Services’ One Fleet standardized vehicle maintenance program, conversion to compressed natural gas (CNG) trucks, and the use of renewable natural gas derived from organic waste, Republic has lowered our fossil fuel usage, which also reduces costs.

In fact, over the past four years, even as our business has grown by 11.5%, we’ve been able to hold our fleet fossil fuel usage to just 2.5%, which also results in reduced carbon impact.

Green Mountain Employees Dig in to Do Good

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Trees are good for a number of reasons. We know they are good for the environment by reducing air pollution and help us breathe by providing oxygen, but did you also know they help reduce urban heat, water, noise and light pollution? They also serve as a home to wildlife, reduce commuter stress, increase property values and enhance a city’s beauty.

Trees provide so much value, especially to urban areas, so Green Mountain Energy is partnering with Trees For Houston to give back 500 trees to the Houston area.

Boeing Supports ICAO Adoption of Carbon-Offset System

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October 6, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Boeing [NYSE: BA] today released the following statement in response to the International Civil Aviation Organization's adoption of a carbon-offset system:

"Boeing commends the International Civil Aviation Organization for adopting a carbon-offset system for international aviation that will help the industry achieve its goal of reducing emissions.

Corporate Environmental, Social, and Quality Achievements Highlighted in SCS Global Services’ Latest Annual Report

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May 26, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Millions of acres of forestland and agricultural crops worldwide, thousands of business and consumer products, and a diverse range of companies and organizations earned recognition for environmental and social achievements from third-party certifier SCS Global Services (SCS) in 2015.

Italian Design, Carbon-Zero Style

Italian textile manufacturer Alcantara weaves a zero carbon ethos into record growth
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Watch this episode of Conscious Living as we visit a cutting-edge Italian textile firm that is creating a new design for sustainable manufacturing. During their annual automotive sustainability summit in Venice, Italy, Alcantara's CEO shares with us the magic to their record growth and game-changing zero carbon manufacturing ethos.

 

TerraPass Launches Innovative Sustainability Program With The City Of Palo Alto

PaloAltoGreen Gas is the First Green‐e Climate Certified Natural Gas Offset Program Offered by a Municipal Utility
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Berkley, CA, January 26, 2015 /3BL Media/ - TerraPass, a leading supplier of carbon offsets and emission reduction solutions, is pleased to announce its three-year partnership with the City of Palo Alto Utilities (CPAU) to launch and maintain its new Palo Alto Green Gas program. It is the first-ever Green-e Climate certified gas offset program offered by a municipal-level utility, and one that is designed to allow its customers to reduce the carbon footprint of their natural gas energy consumption.

Sustain:Green’s MasterCard Ditches Points for Carbon Offsets

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A dollar charged on your credit card is a point earned for gift cards or airline miles, right? Not so fast. This tried-and-true promotional model is now being applied for greater good with a new card ditching points in order to help the environment.

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