carbon sequestration

50 Farms and No Regrets

Iroquois Valley Farms Organic Farmland REIT

by Teresa Opheim, Senior VP, Iroquois Valley Farms 

Iroquois Valley Farms has reached a milestone: This spring we added the 50th farm to our portfolio. Our farmland REIT — honored as a “Best for the World” company from B Labs — provides secure land tenure for 35 farm families working nearly 9,000 acres of farmland. More families will be joining the Iroquois Valley Farms fold soon.

New Opportunities Blooming for Natural Infrastructure and Caterpillar Business


New opportunities blooming for natural infrastructure and Caterpillar business

Looking out over 65 acres of green prairie grasses, Robert Scoville, Caterpillar's Environmental Health and Safety Senior Associate at the Decatur, Illinois, Earthmoving Facility, knows that supporting the prairie restoration partnership* in his community is having a big impact beyond Decatur’s city limits. In fact, this land reclamation project has the potential to positively impact our climate.

Survey from Tetra Pak and Global Footprint Network Shows Climate Concerns Drive Packaging Choices

Poll Reveals Resource Scarcity Impacts Consumer Behaviors
Press Release

DENTON, Texas, August 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Despite the staggering rate of global natural resource consumption, resource constraints are still not a top of mind issue for Americans. However when knowledge and information is shared around resource scarcity, consumer attitudes, actions, and perceptions shift, according to a new snapshot survey from Tetra Pak Inc. undertaken with international sustainability think tank Global Footprint Network.

Creating the World's First Sustainable Highway

Mission Zero Corridor Project selects Innovia Technology to evaluate ground-breaking technologies
Press Release

Is it possible to have a ‘green highway’? The Mission Zero Corridor Project in West Georgia believes that it is. It has appointed breakthrough innovation consultancy Innovia Technology to help create a ‘travel corridor’ and rethink the purpose and function of this infrastructure to generate social, environmental and economic value.

Leonardo Academy Schedules Webinar to Discuss White Paper on Defining the Impacts of Forest Carbon Sequestration Offsets

Press Release

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) (Madison, WI, December 15, 2009) – Leonardo Academy announced today that it will hold a webinar on December 17 to present and discuss their recently-released white paper, “Defining Forest Sequestration Impacts: Tonne to Tonne-Year Correlations Implicit in Existing Forestry Offset Standards.”  Determining how to recognize and reward existing forest owners for the carbon held in their forest is essential in successfully addressing climate change.  Through the white paper and webinar, Leonardo Academy aims to bring to light an issue that is under-addressed in emi

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