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15th Annual Living Future Event Focuses on Greenest Buildings for a Healthy Future

Key Speakers Include Co-Founder of Beneficial State Bank Kat Taylor
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SEATTLE, March 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The world’s greenest developers, architects, and product designers will gather at Living Future 2021, the 15th annual conference hosted by the International Living Future Institute. At this crucial moment in history, the event will gather leaders to examine ways to stop climate change and address the structural inequities in the built environment. 

Tetra Tech Helps Build Resilience Through GALS Training

Strengthening food value chain in developing communities through training women and youth
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Tetra Tech provides integrated solutions to increase food security and rural incomes, while promoting sustainable intensification, climate change adaptation, and equitable value chain governance. Our approach integrates gender, youth, and vulnerable populations in all our activities to achieve broad-based and inclusive economic growth.

Fedex Commits to Carbon-neutral Operations by 2040

Ambitious plan includes electrifying the global parcel pickup and delivery fleet and establishing the Yale Center for Natural Carbon Capture to advance sequestration solutions
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MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 9, 2021 /3BL Media/ – FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), home of the world’s largest cargo airline, recently announced an ambitious goal to achieve carbon–neutral operations globally by 2040.  

To help reach this goal, FedEx is designating more than $2 billion of initial investment in three key areas: vehicle electrification, sustainable energy, and carbon sequestration. 

SCS Global Services Welcomes Safety and Sustainability Market Veterans to Its Ranks

Demand for Certification Services Strengthens Despite Pandemic
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EMERYVILLE, Calif. ,  /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services, an international pioneer and leader in sustainability standards development and third-party certification of environmental, social, safety and quality performance, is proud to announce the addition of five new experts to its senior management staff. Industry veterans Carey Allen, Henning Bloech, Jenny Oorbeck, Vik Ahuja and Tom Ehart have joined the fold, each enriching SCS with decades of experience as the company continues its rapid growth trajectory.

Guiding Principles for the Circular Economy

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As a critical part of our approach to combating climate change, Owens Corning is working to transform our operations to a circular economy model, one in which virgin raw materials, waste, energy and emissions are minimized through intelligent design, renewable and recycled input, energy-efficient production, and enabling the recycling of products at the end of their life cycles. Here’s how we’re thinking about it.

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.

Understanding Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG), and Why It's a Critical Business Focus

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As the greater landscape of industry shifts beneath our feet, a crucial element is quietly evolving with it: the expectations of investors.

To determine the value of a potential investment, firms have begun using a specific set of criteria designed to evaluate a company’s sustainability. That is to say, how well will the company hold up to environmental scrutiny? How strong are its relationships in its social ecosystem? Is leadership transparent or will they end up in the headlines in a few years?

In a World Seeking New Technology, Collaboration Will Bring the Greatest Value

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The Dow Carbon Challenge is further validation of our ambition as a materials science company... to develop new, more sustainable chemistries ...

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The Dow Carbon Challenge is further validation of our ambition as a materials science company... to develop new, more sustainable chemistries ...

S&P Global Announces Ambitious Climate Actions on Its Way to Achieving Net Zero by 2040

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  • Company Commits to 25% Reduction in Emissions by 2025 

  • Reductions Align with Most Aggressive Scenario to Keep Warming to 1.5º C

  • Goals Validated by the Science Based Targets initiative

  • Planned Actions Position S&P Global to Achieve Net Zero 10 Years Earlier than Paris Climate Agreement Objective

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  • Company Commits to 25% Reduction in Emissions by 2025 

  • Reductions Align with Most Aggressive Scenario to Keep Warming to 1.5º C

  • Goals Validated by the Science Based Targets initiative

  • Planned Actions Position S&P Global to Achieve Net Zero 10 Years Earlier than Paris Climate Agreement Objective

COVID-19 Sharpens Focus on Resilience and Sustainability for Rockwell Automation

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In an interview with Anoop Menon of Zawya, Blake Moret, chairman and chief executive officer of Rockwell Automation, shares insight on how COVID-19 has forced companies to sharpen their focus on reliance, agility, and sustainability.

ZAWYA.com is a leading source of global and regional news serving millions of professionals across the Middle East and North Africa, including the UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt.

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