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LIVE Twitter Chat on #GenerationForChange Hosted by Mars, Incorporated, Tuesday, December 4th, 2018 at Noon ET

Press Release

KATOWICE, Poland, November 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Be sure to join us for a LIVE one-hour #GenerationForChange Twitter Chat during COP24 in Poland. This virtual event will be hosted by Mars, Incorporated. Joining Mars for the December 4 chat are leaders from The Climate Group, EDF, The Nature Conservancy and Oxfam. TriplePundit and 3BL Media will moderate the chat.

Webinar Series: Engaging Suppliers With EDF Climate Corps

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Greening the Global Shopping Cart will be hosting a four-part webinar series highlighting EDF Climate Corps - with a focus on sustainable supply chain management.

The series will feature subject experts, including past participating EDF Climate Corps hosts and fellows, and offer best practices for prioritizing, planning and leading on engaging with suppliers on the following topics:

Unlikely Allies Are Crowdsourcing Funding and Habitat to Save the Monarch Butterfly

By David Wolfe
Blog

The Monarch Butterfly Habitat Exchange is an innovative market-based program dedicated to restoring and conserving high-quality monarch habitat on America's private working lands.

Turning Up the Heat on Energy Efficiency

U of M student reflects on experience as EDF Climate Corps fellow at GM
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I was already level with the roof on a ladder when my General Motors supervisor pointed out the irony of my situation. As an Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps Fellow, I was destroying the homes of the young maple tree seedlings trying to grow in the rain gutter of a Detroit home.

Jasper Jung Helps GM Build a Global Community around Sustainability

Jasper Jung learned how to swim before he learned how to walk. Today he's helping develop GM's global water strategy while cultivating relationships inside and outside the company.
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How can 200,000 employees around the world transform transportation and help build a global community driven by GM’s sustainability efforts?

That is a question Jasper Jung often asks himself. At GM, one of our core values is relationships, and we recognize our success depends on our relationships inside and outside the company. As a senior analyst with GM’s sustainability team, Jasper is responsible for cultivating relationships and building a strategy around the long-term value sustainability provides for GM and the communities where we operate.

AT&T Teams with EDF to Help Companies Reduce Water Waste

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By Tim Fleming, Director of Sustainability Operations, AT&T

According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, over 48 percent of the United States was in drought status as of May 2014. 77 percent of California is now considered to be in “extreme or exceptional” drought conditions. Parts of the Plains states are experiencing drought circumstances comparable to the 1930s Dust Bowl. In 2012, drought conditions cost a record $30 billion in damage.

BRT Sustainability Report: Create, Grow, Sustain: Celebrating Success

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At AT&T, we’re all about using communications technology to improve people’s lives and help businesses — including our own — operate more sustainably. We connect millions of people every day, making everything more immediate, seamless and efficient.

And as we do these things, we also work hard to find new ways to reduce the energy, fuel and resources we use. Here’s how we’re helping create a more sustainable world:

Ohio’s Clean Energy Standards Under Attack Again by ALEC

By Dick Munson
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Ohio’s clean energy agenda has taken many hits in the past, particularly from the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a front group and model bill factory for many corporate interests including oil, gas, and coal.

A New Study Points to the Need for Improved Air Monitoring in Texas

By Ramon Alvarez
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new study accepted for publication in Environmental Science & Technology takes a close look at the amount of certain air pollutants in the Barnett Shale, a booming oil and gas region in North Texas.

Methane Emissions Are Risky Business

Methane is becoming a pressing “above ground risk”, a threat to the reputation, license to operate, and long term viability of an entire industry.
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I came to Environmental Defense Fund from the management consulting world, and was fortunate to bring a couple of lessons with me. A simple one is that successful companies keep a finger on the pulse of the returns and risks in their industry and core businesses. The oil and gas industry has a growing risk on its hands, and that risk is methane emissions.

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