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Nestlé Waters Continues to Lead as Sacramento and Livermore Factories Achieve Prestigious Water Conservation Certification

Commits to certifying 20 bottling sites by Alliance for Water Stewardship worldwide by 2020
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STAMFORD, Conn., October 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Nestlé Waters North America announced today that its Sacramento and Livermore, Calif., factories have received certification for meeting the rigorous Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) Standard. Created by industry leaders and prominent environmental conservation groups such as The Nature Conservancy and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the AWS Standard is the first comprehensive global standard for measuring responsible water stewardship across social, environmental, and economic criteria.  

How 73 Organizations Are Protecting the Carolinas’ Waterways

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Duke Energy is proud to support the countless water stewards in our communities who are implementing innovative projects that protect our natural resources. In 2014, we established the Water Resources Fund, a $10 million, multiyear commitment to leave a lasting impact on our region’s waterways by expanding nonprofit partnerships and enhancing the environments where families live, play and work.

Community Project to Manage Stormwater Benefits 765 Acres in the Jordan Lake Watershed

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The Durham & Wake County Community Conservation Assistance Program, supported by Duke Energy’s Water Resources Fund, focuses on the implementation of Community Conservation Assistance Program (CCAP) for BMP installation in the Jordan Lake Watershed, specifically in the Upper New Hope Creek sub watersheds.

Aramark Reports Progress on Sustainable Seafood Sourcing Goals

Purchases increasingly meet Seafood Watch® Recommendations
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October 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ - As a responsible participant in the world’s seafood supply chain, Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), a global provider of dining solutions to businesses, schools, universities, hospitals and stadiums, is making significant progress toward its 2018 commitment to purchase 100% of its U.S. contracted seafood from sources that meet Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch® program recommendations.

SC Johnson Supports World’s Largest Tropical Reforestation Project

Project will Restore Nearly 70,000 Acres in Brazilian Amazonia
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RACINE, Wis., October 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ - SC Johnson today announced that the funds raised from its 2017 acre-for-acre match challenge will be used to kick off the world’s largest tropical reforestation project in the Brazilian Amazon. Through a partnership with Conservation International (CI) earlier this year to support the virtual reality film Under the Canopy, SC Johnson enlisted the public to help protect 10,000 acres of the Amazon rainforest through its acre-for-acre match campaign.

TD Bank Group Participates in Largest Transaction Involving Forest Carbon Capture in Quebec

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On September 19, 2017, TD Bank Group and Just Energy announced the purchase of 140,000 tonnes of voluntary carbon credits from Solifor Perthuis. As the largest transaction in Quebec involving forest carbon capture, the offsets were acquired from established plantation forests just west of Quebec City, in the Portneuf region.

Unreasonable Impact | How Richcore is Solving the World's Biggest Problems

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Last week, Barclays and the Unreasonable Group hosted the first Unreasonable Impact World Forum, bringing together 27 innovative companies from Asia, the US and Europe working to solve some of the world’s most pressing problems.

In the second of three profiles of those taking part, we hear from Subramani Ramachandrappa, Founder, Chairman and Managing Director of Richcore, about the entrepreneurial drive, conserving the world’s resources – and working towards “better living for everyone”.

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Last week, Barclays and the Unreasonable Group hosted the first Unreasonable Impact World Forum, bringing together 27 innovative companies from Asia, the US and Europe working to solve some of the world’s most pressing problems.

In the second of three profiles of those taking part, we hear from Subramani Ramachandrappa, Founder, Chairman and Managing Director of Richcore, about the entrepreneurial drive, conserving the world’s resources – and working towards “better living for everyone”.

The Sustainable Coffee Challenge Partners With Coffee Industry Innovator Nespresso

The Sustainable Coffee Challenge today welcomed Nestlé Nespresso SA (Nespresso) among its 83 partners who are seeking to make coffee the world's first sustainably grown commodity.
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​ARLINGTON, Va., September 29, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Sustainable Coffee Challenge today welcomed Nestlé Nespresso SA (Nespresso) among its 83 partners who are seeking to make coffee the world's first sustainably grown commodity. 

World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Announces 2017 Russell E. Train Fellowship Winners

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September 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Today, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) announced the recipients of the 2017 Russell E. Train Fellowship. Funded by WWF’s Russell E. Train Education for Nature Program (EFN), Train Fellows pursue their graduate degrees in conservation-related fields anywhere in the world and then return to their home countries to conduct their research.

Can We Put a Price on Forest Conservation? TD and Nature Conservancy of Canada Look at the Natural Capital Value of Forests

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This week marks National Forest Week (September 24-30), a time to reflect on the value of our forests and learn more about the impact this natural resource has on our environmental, social and economic well-being.

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