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Treasurer Summer, City of Chicago to Speak at #RBSNY Next March 18-19

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A leading US Treasurer, Kurt Summers, City of Chicago will share the stage with the Mayors of Hoboken and New Bedford to discuss the role of cities in the fight against climate change. Treasurer Summers runs 100% of Chicago’s corporate investments through an ESG filter and will be providing valuable insight on how to deliver the city of the future.

‘A LINE IN THE SAND’ – Global Commitment to Eliminate Plastic Pollution at the Source

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A Global Commitment to eradicate plastic waste and pollution at the source has been signed by 250 organizations including many of the world’s largest packaging producers, brands, retailers and recyclers, as well as governments and NGOs.

Nestlé Steps Up Efforts in Addressing Plastics Waste and Pollution

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VEVEY, Switzerland, October 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Nestlé today joined forces with other businesses and governments in signing The New Plastics Economy Global Commitment ('Global Commitment') at the Our Ocean Conference in Bali, Indonesia.

SC Johnson Signs Groundbreaking International Commitment to Tackle the Plastic Pollution Crisis

Company Champions Ellen MacArthur Foundation's New Plastics Economy Global Commitment at Our Ocean Conference in Indonesia
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RACINE, Wis., October 28, 2018 /3BL Media/ – SC Johnson announces today it is joining a worldwide coalition of leading businesses and governments to tackle the growing global crisis of plastic pollution. Together with Dame Ellen MacArthur, Fisk Johnson, Chairman and CEO of SC Johnson, signed the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment at the 2018 Our Ocean Conference in Bali, Indonesia.

Dell, Lonely Whale Launch Collaborative to Eliminate Marine Plastic Pollution

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An estimated 150 million metric tons of plastic waste are in the ocean today and every year around eight million metric tons more are being added. Earlier this year, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation warned that by 2050 there will be more plastic than fish in the world’s oceans if a more effective system for global plastics is not put into place.

VIDEO | Introducing NextWave, A Cross-industry Collaboration Aimed at Developing the First Commercial-scale Ocean-bound Plastics Supply Chain

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Dell Inc. and Lonely Whale will form of a collaborative and open-source initiative called NextWave, convening General Motors, Trek Bicycle, Interface, Van de Sant, Humanscale, Bureo and Herman Miller. NextWave convenes leading technology and consumer-focused companies to develop the first-ever commercial-scale ocean-bound plastics supply chain.

Rabobank and UN Environment Announce New Billion-Dollar Partnership to Kickstart Climate Smart Agriculture

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  • Rabobank and UN Environment join forces to finance sustainable agriculture with new billion-dollar facility
  • Facility aims to finance sustainable land use and help achieve the Paris Climate Agreement and Sustainable Development Goals
  • Facility aims to provide grants, de-risking instruments and credit to clients involved in sustainable agricultural production
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