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U.S. Department of Energy Shares Strategy to Secure the Clean Energy Transition

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ST. PAUL, Minn., August 17, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Global energy end-use continues to be highly dependent on fossil fuels, and the United States is no exception. As of 2020, about 79% of primary energy end-use and 60% of electricity generation came from fossil fuels, including petroleum, natural gas, and coal. In order to keep up with rapid innovation, stakeholder demand for the transition to clean energy, and the urgent need to combat global climate change, the energy sector must transition significantly.

Equal Exchange: A Mission Accomplished

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by Ted Ketcham, editor, GreenMoney

It was a fortuitous sharing of vision and willingness to take risks that drove Equal Exchange founders Rink Dickinson, Jonathan Rosenthal, and Michael Rozyne in 1986 to move forward with their vision of Fair Trade and a better world. The three were managers at a food cooperative in New England who dreamed of a large and inclusive economy that lifted up the prosperity of growers in the Third World — growers whose poorly paid labor had long kept the wealthy in comfort and the growers in poverty.

Simple Steps to a More Sustainable Fleet

Top tips to make your fleets more sustainable with little to no investment
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Last year, the White House announced a goal of cutting greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030.

The Consumer Goods Forum Board Issues Statement Asking Scheme Owners to Undergo SSCI Benchmark

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PARIS, May 11, 2022 /3BL Media/ - CEO members of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Board of Directors have today published a statement encouraging relevant supply chain partners to undertake the Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) benchmarking process by the end of 2023.

RMI and the Copper Mark Launch Public Consultation on Revised Criteria for Responsible Minerals and Metals

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ALEXANDRIA and CHELTENHAM, May 2, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) and the Copper Mark today announced the launch of a public consultation on the draft Risk Readiness Assessment (RRA) and Criteria Guide. The consultation is available to all interested stakeholders and will be open from May 2 to July 1, 2022.

Accelerating Climate Action: Project Gigaton™ Marks Key Milestone

By Kathleen McLaughlin, Executive Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer, Walmart Inc.; President, Walmart Foundation
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Today, Walmart marks a major milestone: We are now more than halfway toward our goal to reduce or avoid 1 billion metric tons (a gigaton) of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from product supply chains by 2030 through our Project Gigaton™ initiative. With over 4,500 of our suppliers engaged since the initiative’s launch in 2017, and suppliers reporting a cumulative total of more than 574 million metric tons of emissions reduced or avoided, Project Gigaton™ continues to make progress as one of the largest private sector consortia of its kind.

RBA and AWS Partner to Address Water Risks in Supply Chains

Responsible Business Alliance and Alliance for Water Stewardship Sign Memorandum of Understanding
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ALEXANDRIA, Va. and NORTH BERWICK, Scotland, March 22, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) and the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) today announced their partnership to increase awareness of water risks in supply chains and help companies address those risks through improved water stewardship.

Responsible Glove Alliance Launches to Protect Industry Workers in Malaysia

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ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 1, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Responsible Glove Alliance (RGA) today announced its initial launch to help ensure the rights and dignity of workers vulnerable to forced labor in Malaysia’s rubber glove industry are consistently respected and promoted through responsible recruitment and employment practices.

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