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America’s Great Plains Lost More Habitat in 2014 than the Brazilian Amazon: WWF Report

Press Release

November 16, 2016 /3BL Media/ – In 2014 the Great Plains lost more acres of grasslands than the Brazilian Amazon lost to deforestation, according to a new report from World Wildlife Fund (WWF). Fifty-three million acres of America’s Great Plains have been lost since 2009, threatening important and iconic species like grasslands songbirds, the monarch butterfly, and native bumble bees.

Elephant Poaching Costs African Economies US $25 Million per Year in Lost Tourism Revenue – Study

New research shows investing in elephant conservation is smart economic policy for many African countries
Press Release

November 1, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The current elephant poaching crisis costs African countries around USD $25 million annually in lost tourism revenue, according to a new study published in the journal Nature Communications.

Hershey’s Palm Oil Sustainability Journey

By Scott Rownd, Manager of Responsible Sourcing at The Hershey Company
Blog

In my own life I must admit that I am a frequent user of analogies. I believe they help me describe situations in greater detail and relate the struggles, challenges and triumphs of one journey to another. So as I was lying in bed thinking about this blog post, and how to describe Hershey’s journey in the palm oil sustainability space, I couldn’t resist comparing our work to hiking up a mountain.

Twitter Chat on 9/21 at #GM100 with GM, WWF & The Climate Group

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Join General Motors (GM)’s Director of Sustainability, David Tulauskas, GM’s Manager of Renewable Energy, Rob Threlkeld, WWF’s Director of U.S.

Top 5 Lessons on How to Engage Sustainable Suppliers

Engaging companies to care about sustainable supply chains can be difficult. Domtar came up with five simple ways to make it matter.
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For corporations, the age of “random acts of greenness” is over. Progressive companies integrate sustainability into their everyday, core business models and throughout their value chains. It means being accountable for your entire value chain — but engaging sustainable suppliers has proven to be a challenge for many companies.

Vietnam Must Tackle Rhino Horn Trade or Face Sanctions Under Wildlife Trade Treaty

Press Release

WASHINGTON, September 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ – With the rhino poaching crisis showing no signs of abating, Vietnam must crack down on its rampant illegal rhino horn trade or face sanctions, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) said ahead of a critically important wildlife trade conference next week in South Africa.

World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Announces 2016 Russell E. Train Fellowship Winners

Recognizing 35 rising conservation leaders in Africa, Asia and Latin America
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 13, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Today, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 Russell E. Train Fellowship. As part of the Russell E. Train Education for Nature Program (EFN), Train Fellowships provide funding to rising conservation leaders to pursue graduate degree studies in conservation-related fields anywhere in the world and conduct research in their home countries.

Announcing the Winners of the Living Progress Challenge

by Chris Wellise, Director of Strategic Initiatives for HPE Living Progress
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It was a day full of inspiration, creativity and emotion.

On August 3, I was honored to watch as the 10 finalists of the Living Progress Challenge gathered on stage at the New Lab venue in New York, and pitched their prototypes for digital solutions to accelerate social good.

WWF: Tiger Farming in Asia Must End; US has Role to Play

Press Release

July 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is using Global Tiger Day today to call on governments across Asia to investigate all tiger breeding centers and close any operations involved in the illegal tiger trade. WWF is also calling on the US to do more to address its own large captive tiger population.

Power Your Company with 100% Renewable Energy

By 2030 it will be cheaper to choose wind and solar than coal and gas in most parts of the world, making the decision to go entirely renewable more feasible. Here’s how your company can prepare.
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As it becomes ever more urgent to preserve the environment, a growing number of businesses are prioritizing sustainability. More than 50 companies around the world have pledged to work toward using 100% renewable energy to power their operations. Big technology corporations and traditional consumer brands alike are on their way to a low carbon footprint by turning to renewables to keep the lights on.

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