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Cummins Plays Key Role in Producing Masks to Curtail Spread of COVID-19

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Cummins, a global leader in power technologies, used its filter expertise to produce 146 metric tons of filtration media for mask manufacturers around the world in 2020, enough to make more than 108 million masks to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.

That total includes media the company produced to make masks for its own employees, an initiative starting in June 2020 when Cummins announced it would begin mask manufacturing at three sites. Those sites produced about 10 million masks for use companywide in 2020 and continue in operation today.

VF Corporation Allocates Green Bond Net Proceeds to Advance Ambitious Science Based Targets

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DENVER, February 18, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies, today announced it has fully allocated the net proceeds from its inaugural green bond issued last year, which totaled approximately €493 million.

Collaboration is Key to Scaling Regenerative Agriculture

By Roya Sabri
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Applegate is finding that its progress is dependent on collaboration amongst the like-minded — farmers, retailers and fellow companies working together to create a better food system — something that Savory helps to facilitate. 

HP Introduces First-of-its-kind Sustainable Impact Program for Partners to Extend Impact on Climate Change, Human Rights and Digital Divide

New HP Amplify Impact program represents major step forward in company’s ambitious goal to become the most sustainable and just technology company by 2030
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Palo Alto, Calif., February 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Today, HP Inc. unveiled HP Amplify™ Impact, an industry-first partner assessment, resource and training program aimed at driving meaningful change across its three Sustainable Impact pillars – Planet, with an emphasis on climate change; People with an emphasis on human rights and social justice; and Community with an emphasis on bridging the digital divide. Partners that pledge to join the HP Amplify Impact program will work with HP to assess their own practices while tapping into the company’s extensive investments and initiatives.

Reducing Landfill Waste, One Cup at a Time

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A simple cup of coffee on your way to work is often a much-needed jolt of energy at the start of the day. But once you’re done, what happens to the cup next isn’t so simple.

Day after day, those disposable cups start to accumulate, particularly during this time when many coffee shops are refusing to fill customers’ reusable mugs. And that’s a challenge quick-service restaurants such as McDonald’s and Starbucks are looking to partners like Georgia-Pacific to help overcome. 

Iowa Cities Grow by Half a Billion Dollars With Help From Alliant Energy

Partnerships create new jobs and build stronger communities
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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – February 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The collaborative work that goes on behind the scenes to attract a new business to town, or to encourage one to stay and expand, often involves partnerships between local and state economic developers and Alliant Energy.

The Science of Sustainable Design

HP, Trek Bicycle, Room & Boardand Bosch Appliances are changing how everyday products are made to have an impact on climate change
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HP has created “the world’s most sustainable PC portfolio” through a commitment to energy efficiency, recycled materials usage, product longevity, design for product end-of-life and innovative packaging.  

The company’s groundbreaking recycling program in Haiti has provided more than 450 tons of ocean-bound plastic bottles for recycling and reuse. That plastic ends up in HP products like the new EliteBook 800 Series PCs, ZBook Firefly 14 and ZBook Firefly 15. 

Cummins Helps Family Tap The Sweet Spot On Their Property

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March in Alma, Michigan, means one thing for the Miller family: maple sugar. Not only does this resourceful family enjoy some of this sweet, homemade goodness, but so does the rest of the community.

Getting the sap from maple trees is no easy task, however, especially without power. And that’s where a Cummins’ portable generator enters this story.

P&G's Ambition 2030 Goals, Help Conserve Precious Resources and Restore the World

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Today, we have new ways to measure the impact of our actions and new tools and technologies to manage how we affect the environment. We also have years of experience that help us refresh our approach to environmental stewardship and evolve what it means to be “environmentally sustainable.” In 2018, we took a hard look and refocused our energy toward 2030, with a new set of goals and an embrace of new practices intended not just to reduce our footprint and conserve precious resources, but to help restore the world, ultimately leaving it better than we found it.

Against All Odds, HP's New Recycling Washing Line Opens in Haiti

Through international cooperation and the grit of local workers, HP’s ocean-bound plastic recycling efforts expanded despite the pandemic and a tropical storm.
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By Christina Nunez 

When Tropical Storm Laura swept through Haiti last August, heavy rains and whipping winds pummeled a country that was already reeling from the pandemic and still rebuilding from the devastating earthquake that struck a decade ago. More than six million people live in poverty on the island, where HP, along with key NGOs, has been building a program to support local workers collecting ocean-bound plastic from beaches, waterways, and on land for recycling into new HP devices. 

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