Sustainability

GreenBlue Announces SCS Global Services As First Accredited Certification Body for the Recycled Material Standard (RMS)

Press Release

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., December 7, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Following the official launch of the Recycled Material Standard (RMS) last month, we are proud to announce SCS Global Services (SCS) as the first certification body (CB) accredited to conduct assessments that lead to RMS certification. The establishment of SCS as the first CB means companies in the plastics supply chain can realize the benefits of RMS certification and advance the use of recycled materials.

How Smart, Sustainable Mining Is Reshaping the Industry

As more emphasis is placed on environmental impact, 5G-enabled private networks help mining companies reduce energy usage to transition to sustainable mining and lower operating costs.
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The mining industry uses a massive amount of energy. Energy costs represent 30% of operating expenses for mining companies, and overall the industry accounts for 12% of all the industrial energy usage in the US.

It's Here - G&A Institute's “2021 Sustainability Reporting in Focus” Trends Report

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (11.12.2021)
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Our annual in-depth review of corporate sustainability / ESG reporting trends is here and available for your reading. In our 2021 report, you will find detailed analysis of the reporting trends of the S&P 500® Index and Russell 1000® Index companies, which shows that ESG reporting is increasingly being adopted by mid-cap companies.

Decoding Sustainability Initiatives: Your 5 Minute Guide on Sustainability Practices

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by Atin Chhabra

The Industrial and business sector has a huge role to play in the growth and development of a country. It maintains the per capita income and provides a plethora of employment opportunities for people coming from different sectors of society. However, in recent years, as countries are taking integral measures to save the planet, businesses are also stepping up by smartly interweaving their business ideas with multiple sustainability initiatives.

Baker Hughes Foundation Contributes $60,000 to Water Access Projects

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HOUSTON, November 30, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Baker Hughes Foundation has announced a $60,000 grant to the Society of Exploration Geophysicists’ humanitarian outreach program Geoscientists Without Borders® (GWB) to enable greater access to clean water around the world. The funds will support a water access project to be selected by GWB’s technical committee and a virtual lecture series on advancing the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through geoscience.

Recycling Helps Give Plastics New Life

By Nestor de Mattos, North America Commercial Vice President, Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics
Summary: 

It is not enough to explain why recycling is important. We must clearly communicate how to recycle properly.

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It is not enough to explain why recycling is important. We must clearly communicate how to recycle properly.

M·A·C Hypnotizing Holiday Collection Celebrates Less Waste, More Magic

Multimedia with summary

M·A·C shares your commitment to the environment. Packaging for our latest Hypnotizing Holiday collection was made with sustainability in mind by focusing on the reduction of plastic waste.

Five Ways to Make Black Friday Greener

by Allegra Walker
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Now that the final crumbs of turkey and pumpkin pie have been consumed, the busiest sales day of the year is about to descend on us once again. The thrill of a bargain is sometimes hard to resist on Black Friday (Nov 26th) when you can save a decent amount of money by buying reduced items. 

While the world has been on the edge of a precipice and pandemic lockdowns around the world forced many shops to close last year, consumers stayed safely at home and embarked on some serious armchair shopping instead. 

Building Bioinformatics Program for Students at Historically Black University

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 The United Health Foundation is collaborating with Harris-Stowe State University to help address the gap in the number of diverse college students trained in biomedical sciences.

The United Health Foundation has awarded a $2 million, three-year grant to Harris-Stowe State University to create a bioinformatics program for undergraduate students at the historically Black university located in St. Louis. 

Schneider Electric Wins 'Outstanding Contribution to Sustainability and Efficiency' at The DCS Awards 2021

Summary: 
  • Award reflects Schneider Electric’s leadership in energy efficient technologies and strategies that drive data centre sustainability 
  • Newcastle City Council project, delivered with Elite Partners APT, wins special award for ‘Sustainability in the Data Centre’ Project of the Year’
  • To date Schneider Electric has helped customers reduce CO2 emissions by 319 million tonnes
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  • Award reflects Schneider Electric’s leadership in energy efficient technologies and strategies that drive data centre sustainability 
  • Newcastle City Council project, delivered with Elite Partners APT, wins special award for ‘Sustainability in the Data Centre’ Project of the Year’
  • To date Schneider Electric has helped customers reduce CO2 emissions by 319 million tonnes

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