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Circular Economy Helps IT Build Toward Sustainability

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By David Chernicoff, Contributing Writer

Applying the circular economy method is likely the right choice for your business—assuming you want to save money and help the planet. It involves developing IT consumption processes that reflect on corporate ethics and responsibility and enable a more sustainable business environment.

COP24: A Chance For Companies To Act On Climate

By Elizabeth V. Sturcken, Managing Director at the Environmental Defense Fund
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What do we do about our changing climate? That’s the question world leaders will be focused on as the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, otherwise known as COP24 kicks off this week in Katowice, Poland.

Caterpillar | Energy Access

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Nestled in the grassy plains of Gabon’s savanna region, Lékédi National Park is home to several fisheries as well as monkeys, buffalo, antelopes and other wildlife indigenous to Central Africa. When they wanted to build a base camp to accommodate staff and visitors and needed a cost-effective, reliable, scalable solution for power and water supply, they called on Caterpillar.

Richard Heinberg on Our Bonus Decade

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If you're someone who's curious about the geopolitical implications of carbon fuel and the ecological havoc it wreaks, you've probably come across some of Richard Heinberg's work. This week on Sea Change Radio, we speak with this senior fellow at the Post Carbon Institute who has authored over 13 books and regularly ponders the past and future of humanity and the earth in his Museletter. We discuss the global debt crunch, the search for tight oil, and the concomitant acceleration of climate change.

Scotiabank Video: Today is International Day of People with Disabilities

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International Day of People with Disabilities is today and the Scotiabank DiversAbility Alliance Employee Resource Group, led by Executive Champion 

Hallmark Eliminates Styrofoam from Its Facilities

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Did You Know? An EPA study found that every 10,000 tons of materials recycled supports nearly 16 jobs and $760,000 in wages. Recycling contributes to both the protection of our environment and American prosperity.

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Did You Know? An EPA study found that every 10,000 tons of materials recycled supports nearly 16 jobs and $760,000 in wages. Recycling contributes to both the protection of our environment and American prosperity.

Podcast: Clean Energy is the Future and National Grid is Ready to Lead us There Today

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John Pettigrew, CEO of National Grid PLC, is focused on transforming utilities to become greener, more efficient, and technological to prepare for an uncertain future of climate change, customer needs, and an uncertain political environment. National Grid, which operates electric and gas utilities in the United States and Great Britain, is driving the conversation around carbon usage and the implementation of clean energy technology.

https://www.theice.com/podcast/inside-the-ice-house

World’s Leading Forestry and Agroforestry Organizations Merge for Accelerated Impact Against Climate Change

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BONN, Germany, December 3, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Innovation and investments worth trillions of dollars in landscape restoration, climate adaptation and science-based policy advice will be needed if the global community is to meet the escalating threats posed by climate change.

Scary Stuff: The Fourth Official "Climate Science Special Report" by the U.S. Government's “Global Change Research Program"

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (11.29.2018)
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Whether you are an investor, company executive or board member, or an issue advocate, or civic leader, these “high probability” outcomes should keep you up at night:  more superstorms; more drought; increased risk of forest fires; more floods; rising sea levels; melting glaciers; ocean acidification; increasing atmospheric water vapor (thus, more powerful rainstorms)…and more. 

How about a potential drop of 10% in the U.S.A. Gross Domestic Product by end of this century?

Essity ESAVE Celebrates its 10th Anniversary - So Much More Than Just an Energy Savings Program

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This year, we celebrate ten years of ESAVE – Essity's energy savings program. However, its more than just a program, it's about a way of working.

Thanks to our dedicated employees and strong collaboration between our manufacturing sites and the ESAVE team, we've achieved this:                    

How do we do it?

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