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State of the Union on Crypto and the Environment

By: LBX Editorial Team
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The future of currency is here and the world is embracing it. The increasing demand for cryptocurrency is skyrocketing. The market is saturated with endless cryptocurrencies to choose from, and they’ve even made their way to the stock exchange with Bitcoin NFTs growing at a record speed.  

Out&Back Outdoor Expands Into Hard Gear Resale With DICK'S Sporting Goods & Public Lands Partnership

First in-store program allows for convenient buy-back of hard gear items
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DENVER, April 27, 2022, /3BL Media/ - Out&Back, the one-stop online platform to buy or sell, new and used outdoor and adventure gear, today announces the launch of its in-store buy-back program with DICK’S Sporting Goods (DICK’S) and Public Lands, a specialty outdoor retailer, for select hard outdoor gear (including hard and soft-goods) in select markets.

Finding a Career in Financial Services With ESG Investing

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by Sarah Adams of Vert Asset Management 

There’s a conventional attitude toward work that entails leaving everything you do outside of work behind, as though nothing else exists. With this perspective, you are encouraged to fit your family, your morals, yourself, around the job.

I was raised that way. As an elementary school kid, if I had to call my mom at work she’d answer the call in a hushed tone, as though she was receiving an illicit phone call. Her office was not interested that her 10-year-old needed to be picked up from school, let alone that she had kids at all.

VMware Named #1 for Environmental Performance

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As we celebrate Earth Day this week, we’re incredibly proud to be named the best company for the environment in our industry by JUST Capital. See the list here.

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What's Your PFAS Risk Level? Not Knowing Could Be Costly

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The group of chemical compounds known as PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) has been around since the 1940s, used in both consumer and industrial materials such as non-stick cooking surfaces, waterproof fabrics, and fire extinguishing foams. PFAS are sometimes called “forever chemicals” due to their potential to persist in nature for thousands of years.

Navigating the Canals of Water Investing

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by Garvin Jabusch and Betsy Moszeter of Green Alpha Advisors

Water is elemental. Crucial for life as we know it. Finite in supply—particularly fresh water—it is chronically degraded by pesticides, herbicides, fossil fuels operations, discarded plastics, and countless other contaminants.

6 Quotes from “Don't Look Up” That Are Instructive for EHS & Sustainability Pros

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The planet-killing comet movie Don’t Look Up slammed onto Netflix at the close of 2021, acting – in a way – as a satirical epilogue to the United Nations COP26 Climate Conference. The movie delivered a very pointed message: with matters of urgency, now is always the best time to take action.

iPoint Commits to Ambitious Climate Target

Science Based Targets initiative approves company’s aims to reduce emissions in line with science to help limit global warming to well-below 2°C
Press Release

REUTLINGEN, Germany, February 17, 2022 /3BL Media/ – iPoint-systems gmbh, leading international provider of software and services for product compliance and sustainability, has set an ambitious climate target which has been validated by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). SBTi has approved the targets covering greenhouse gas emissions from iPoint’s operations (scopes 1 and 2) as consistent with reductions required to keep global warming to well-below 2°C, a goal in line with the Paris Climate Agreement of 2015.

Initiatives in Art and Culture and Mark Hanna Announce “The Jewelry Industry: Perspectives on the Journey to Net Zero,” the Second in Their Collaborative Series Boldly Building the Future

The webinar follows December’s inaugural conversation, Decade of Action: Climate and the Precious Metals Industry.
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February 14, 2022 /3BL Media/ - For nearly three decades, governments have united annually in response to the global climate emergency. This international climate cooperation supports science-based action and the development of systems to protect the earth and its environment. The impact of these issues and the directives they dictate is felt across industries, including the jewelry and watch sectors.

Award Application Open for 2022 Women in Sustainability Leadership

Online Entries Accepted Feb. 1 - March 11
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February 1, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The WSLA Alumnae Group announced that entries have opened for the 8th annual Women in Sustainability Leadership Awards. The WSLA Awards advance, honor and connect the most powerful women at the forefront of sustainability who are making a difference in the world by initiating lasting change. Applications can be made HERE on the WSLA Alumnae Group website from Feb.

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