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Engage the Chain: An Investor Guide to Engaging the Food Sector on Sustainability Risks

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By Brooke Barton, Senior Director, Ceres 

In April, Greenpeace released video footage showing that a palm oil supplier for major food companies, the Hayel Saeed Anam Group was destroying large swaths of rainforest in Indonesia, despite concerted efforts by industry stakeholders to stop forest destruction in palm oil supply chains. The repercussions for Hayel Saeed Anam Group are still unfolding, but recent history suggests that the outcome may well involve financial consequences.

Carnival Corporation's AIDA Cruises Expands Sustainable Cruise Tourism Partnership in Schleswig-Holstein

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KIEL, April 26, 2018/ 3BL Media --  The Federal State of Schleswig-Holstein, the Federal State capital Kiel, the Seaport of Kiel and the Costa Group came together on Thursday, April 26, 2018, aboard AIDAluna to discuss the ways the ways to expand their current collaboration on sustainability initiatives. Their objective is to further develop the maritime infrastructure, the economy, and tourism in northern Germany sustainably and to make them “future-proof.”

VIDEO | Helping Restore Local Heritage on Long Island

Our Water Positive docuseries tells the story of Long Islanders rallying for clean water
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In this final installment in the Water Positive docuseries commissioned by The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation, National Geographic photographer Andy Mann captures the fight to preserve the close-knit fishing communities along Long Island’s north shore.

View our full docuseries and learn more about water quality issues and solutions here. 

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VIDEO | The Race to Save Lake Erie

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Water Positive Docuseries tells a story of this critical water body.
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In this video, part two of the Water Positive docuseries commissioned by The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation and filmed by acclaimed National Geographic photographer Andy Mann, Toledo-area residents share their efforts to save their Great Lake.

View our full docuseries and learn more about water quality issues and solutions here. 

Water Reclamation Facility Upgrades Help Keep Chesapeake Bay Clean

Advancements to Cox Creek facility to reduce millions of pounds of pollution annually
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., August 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Anne Arundel County leadership in Maryland recently celebrated the successful completion of upgrades to the Cox Creek Water Reclamation Facility (WRF), designed to drastically reduce pollutants in local waterways.

The facility began processing wastewater earlier this month, improving the quality of water that discharges into the Chesapeake Bay. Black & Veatch is providing construction management and inspection services on the ongoing project, including design review, project controls and budget and schedule management.

Leading Investors Press Meat Producers to Tackle Water Pollution Risks

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BOSTON and NEW YORK,  November 21, 2016 /3BL Media/ - As Thanksgiving nears, 45 leading institutional investors collectively managing over $1 trillion in assets are pressing some of the nation’s largest producers of turkey and other meats to address the significant water pollution risks associated with feeding, slaughtering and processing livestock.

Ecocentricity Blog: All Things in Moderation

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So what’s the problem? If some algae are good (very good), isn’t it better to have even more? Nope.

Aristotle was a cool dude. Wicked smart, and he had a heck of a beard, at least according to the artist Raphael. Just take a look at The School of Athens fresco. That’s Aristotle in the middle with the blue robe, next to the rather unkempt Plato. What a dashing man.

Flint Water Crisis Exposes Water Quality Concerns

The Flint water crisis exposes major deficiencies in our national water infrastructure and the safety of our water.
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When most people think about water problems in the U.S., the first thing that comes to mind is water scarcity. But the Flint water crisis has brought to light another pressing issue: water quality.

A recent Gallop poll showed that 55% of Americans expressed that they worry “a great deal” about polluted drinking water. This worry is certainly valid, considering the dilapidated state of our national water infrastructure, in combination with rampant cost-cutting measures and patchy water management practices in communities across the country.

GSU, CDC and Plastic Pollution Coalition Announce the 2015 Welch Symposium- Plastic GYRE: Artists, Scientists and Activists Respond

John Lanier, Foundation Executive Director to Speak at Event
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John Lanier, executive director of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation will be speaking at this conference at 1:00 p.m. on March 26th along with Foundation friend, Scott Seydel who will represent the Sustainable Packaging Coalition and Elemental Impact.  Advisory Board Member, Laura Turner Seydel will be participating in the 3:00 p.m. panel on the 26th, along with Foundation friends, Olivia and Carter Ries of One More Generation.  On Friday, March 27th, Foundation friend, Rashid Nuri of Truly Living Well will participate in the 1:45 Session, discussing social justice as it applies to food systems.

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John Lanier, executive director of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation will be speaking at this conference at 1:00 p.m. on March 26th along with Foundation friend, Scott Seydel who will represent the Sustainable Packaging Coalition and Elemental Impact.  Advisory Board Member, Laura Turner Seydel will be participating in the 3:00 p.m. panel on the 26th, along with Foundation friends, Olivia and Carter Ries of One More Generation.  On Friday, March 27th, Foundation friend, Rashid Nuri of Truly Living Well will participate in the 1:45 Session, discussing social justice as it applies to food systems.

Sustainability: Water

An Online Video Collection from NBC Learn and the NSF
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“Climate change is changing the statistics, we can't use the past as avery good predictor anymore.”

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