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Restoring Land and Increasing Resilience Needs Women

Raising awareness of gender equity and equality is critical for Africa’s future, with workshops like one held recently in Ghana an important contribution.
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Almost two dozen representatives from Ghanaian development agencies working in partnership with the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) in northern Ghana gathered in the city of Bolgatanga on 13 November 2018 for a training workshop on Social and Gender Dynamics and their Importance for Improving Resilience and Livelihoods.

How Do You Restore Land in a Small Country?

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Rwanda will use agroforestry to meet its targets for land restoration and enhancement of biodiversity

The State of Sustainable / ESG Investment in 2018: The State of Corporate Sustainability Reporting & How We Got Here

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (11.19.2018)
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This issue we bring you two important Top Stories that capture the state of sustainable investing from varying points-of-view.  We selected these for their value to both corporate managers and investment professionals.  Corporate staff can use the findings to “make the case” upward to C-suite and boardroom using both documents.  Investors not yet on board with Sustainable / ESG investing can gain valuable insights from both reports.

ESG Disclosures Fit for Investors – DSM, Bloomberg & USSIF

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Investor interest in ESG performance is fast becoming mainstream. ESG risks now account for four of the five top business risks according to the WEF 2018 global risks report.

Increasingly investors are using ESG information to help determine future investment decisions. But what does this mean for you and your company’s disclosures?

Ethical Corporation have just published a 10-page management report with expert response and analysis to provide comprehensive insight into ESG disclosures fit for investors, including:

Caterpillar Dredging

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Ninigret Salt Marsh in Charlestown, Rhode Island, serves as a nursery for fish, a feeding ground for wading birds and a nesting area for migratory species. The Ashdod port in Israel is one of the country’s two main cargo ports.

Click here to learn about two examples of how dredging is improving the environment and enhancing the natural infrastructure and local economy at these two locations.

Second Annual Stephen R. Kellert Biophilic Design Award Winners Announced

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CHICAGO, November 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The International Living Future Institute (ILFI) honored the late scholar and Yale University social ecologist Stephen R. Kellert’s legacy with the second annual Biophilic Design Award last night at a special award ceremony hosted by Interface, Inc., at the 2018 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo. This year the award was presented to two outstanding projects: The VanDusen Botanical Garden Visitor Centre, and the Dixon Water Foundation Betty and Clint Josey Pavilion.

HPE: 80% of Manufacturers Will Have Science-Based Targets by 2025

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Supplychain emissions are a significant part of HPE's footprint. To reduce that impact, we're helping our global manufacturers establish GHG emissions targets.

Learn more: http://hpe.to/6006D7ugA 

 

NRG’s Commitment to Community Supported Agriculture (CSA).

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At NRG, supporting a more sustainable future goes beyond our own emission reduction goals. There are many ways the concept is taking hold at our company and in the communities we serve—one example is through our Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program.

Alicia Daniels Uhlig Receives a Women in Sustainability Leadership Award From Green Building & Design Magazine

International Living Future Institute community and policy leader recognized for important contributions to a more sustainable world
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CHICAGO, November 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The International Living Future Institute (ILFI) announced today that Alicia Daniels Uhlig, Living Community Challenge and Policy Director, has been awarded one of Green Building & Design (gb&d)’s Women in Sustainability Leadership Awards.

Albertsons Companies Celebrates America Recycles Day

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America Recycles Day is annually observed on November 15th to inspire Americans to recycle and buy recycled products. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates $9 billion worth of materials are sent to the landfill each year. Whether its metal, plastic, glass, electronics or paper, these materials consume a vast amount of resources during the extraction, manufacturing and transportation process.

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