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How General Mills' Natural Brands Make Climate a Priority

From investing in sustainability enhancing technology to supporting regenerative agriculture programs, the big food company is taking on one of today's most pressing environmental issues
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By Deanna Pogorelc

In 2015, General Mills, one of the world's largest food companies, pledged to reduce greenhouse gas emissions throughout its supply chain 28 percent by 2025. That's an ambitious goal that requires the corporation to reach far outside of its own walls; more than two-thirds of GHG emissions occur outside of General Mills' operations.

LIXIL Group’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction Target Validated by the Science Based Targets Initiative

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TOKYO, November 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ - LIXIL Group Corporation (“LIXIL Group”), a global leader in the housing and building industry, has received validation from the Science Based Targets (SBT) initiative1 for its greenhouse gas emissions target. LIXIL is the first company in the building products sector globally to have its targets approved by the SBT initiative.

Center for Resource Solutions Announces 2017 Green Power Leadership Award Winners

Annual awards honor outstanding achievements by individuals and organizations in promoting green power
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NEW YORK, October 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Today Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) presented the 17th annual Green Power Leadership Awards to organizations and individuals for their roles in promoting and expanding the use of clean, renewable energy over the past year. The awards were presented at the Renewable Energy Markets 2017 conference in New York, NY.

Four Trends for Optimism on World Food Day

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Feeding the world is a mounting challenge for our food system, as climate change impacts collide with burgeoning population growth. And more mouths to feed means demand is rising globally for resource-intensive meat, just as water scarcity and challenges such as deforestation accelerate. But today on World Food Day, I see exciting trends that give me hope. The food sector is beginning to step up. More and more food companies are doing their part to tackle urgent sustainability challenges, while also ensuring our long-term global food security.

ESG Investing: Giving Up Greenhouse Gases, Not Performance

Carbon from burning fossil fuels is the key greenhouse gas that causes climate change, and cutting investments in carbon-emitting companies doesn’t mean falling behind in performance
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by Mamadou-Abou Sarr, Global Head of ESG, and Julia Kochetygova, Senior ESG Research Analyst

Investors do not have to give up returns when hedging their portfolios against climate risks. Strategies to reduce investments in companies that produce carbon emissions or fossil fuels themselves, the culprit of climate change, can be optimized to avoid unintended risks and closely track benchmarks.

Use VSD Compressors, Save Energy (and Money)

by Erik Arfalk
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Whether you call it VFD, frequency converter or inverter, VSD technology by any other name is just as efficient. On average, VSD compressors use about 35 percent less energy than their fixed-speed counter parts. But what does a 35 percent reduction in energy costs really look like? Well, that depends on your plant.

HP's New Greenhouse Gas Goal Aligns with Climate Science

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HP announced it will redouble its efforts to slash greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from global operations and strengthen relationships with key organizations that urge businesses to improve environmental performance.

HP Steps Up Climate Commitments, Renews WWF’s Climate Savers Partnership

By Sarah Murry, Newsroom Managing Editor, HP Inc.
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With the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) set to change hands and the future of the U.S. role in the historic Paris climate agreement unknown, it is more important than ever for the private sector to show its commitment to addressing climate change.

Tetra Pak Announces Science Based Targets for Climate Impact Reduction

First in food packaging industry to receive SBT approval
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LAUSANNE, Switzerland, 2 February 2017 /3BL Media/ - Tetra Pak today pledged that by 2030, the greenhouse gas emissions from its own operations will be at least 40% lower than in 2015.

Working with the Science Based Targets initiative, the company also set a goal that by 2040, emissions will be down 58% compared with a year ago.

In doing so, Tetra Pak becomes the first company in the food packaging industry to have its climate impact reduction targets approved by the Science Based Targets (SBT) initiative.

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