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7 Companies Leading the Net Zero Energy Revolution

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Last year marked a global shift in corporations adopting low-carbon and net-zero pledges as experts at the United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP26, declared that the climate crisis is at a critical inflection point.

Community Solar Installation at D.C. FedEx Facility Features Unique Donation Arrangement

Bill credits from the solar project and direct funding from both FedEx and Sol Systems will help Washington D.C. nonprofit SOME offset their annual electricity costs.
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WASHINGTON, May 17, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Located in Northeast Washington, D.C., the FedEx Express Eckington Place facility’s 915 kW rooftop community solar installation is one of the largest in the nation’s capital, with the capacity to generate electricity for the equivalent of 150 homes. Today, FedEx, along with D.C.-based solar developer Sol Systems and local nonprofit SOME (So Others Might Eat) are announcing a special charitable arrangement that spreads the benefits of this community solar project even further into the District.

Women in Sustainability Leadership Awards Honors Class of 2022 Leaders

Meet the 11 new WSLA Leaders of 2022
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May 17, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The WSLA Alumnae Group announced this year’s stellar sustainability leaders in a virtual Women in Sustainability Leadership Awards (WSLA) ceremony April 28. The WSLA Class of 2022 will join the most powerful women at the forefront of sustainability who are making a difference in the world by initiating lasting change. No other organization recognizes highly accomplished women in sustainability from such diverse, global, and multi-professional segments that impact sustainability.

Leaders Say Cummins 'Uniquely Positioned' to Lead on Climate Action

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Cummins Inc. leaders used this year’s Annual Meeting to tell stakeholders the company is ready to lead in the effort to address the world’s climate challenges and other environmental issues.

The Living Future 2022: Restoration + Justice Celebrates Heroes, Buildings & Manufacturers Charting Our Common Living Future

Virtual event gathered regenerative building movement to envision a Living Future and show it works better in practice and policy
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SEATTLE, May 17, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The International Living Future Institute announced the 2022 Living Future Heroes, along with the winner of the Stephen R. Kellert Biophilic Design Award and newly certified building projects, as Living Future 2022: Restoration + Justice came to a close. The Impact Celebration caps two weeks of virtual programming with leaders of the regenerative building movement.

A Guide to Creating Your ESG Action Plan

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With Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) becoming increasingly relevant in the business landscape, many are feeling the pressure to take action.

Trane Technologies and Discovery Education Launch a New National STEM Education Initiative to Inspire Students to be Climate Innovators

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DAVIDSON, N.C. and SILVER SPRING, Md., May 16, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Today, Trane Technologies (NYSE: TT), a global climate innovator, and Discovery Education, a worldwide edtech leader, announce they have teamed up to launch a multimedia Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education experience for students in grades 5 to 10.

Food Waste Is a Massive Societal Issue. Climate Corps and ReFED Partner To Implement Solutions.

By Mali'o Kodis
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In 2022, Climate Corps® is teaming up with ReFED to launch a pilot program to bolster the capacity of companies to tackle food waste.

Our private sector partners on this initiative for 2022 are Albertsons [Companies], Amy’s Kitchen, Aramark, CAVA, Conagra Brands, The J.M. Smucker Co., Sodexo, and United Natural Foods.

The fellows will tackle projects ranging from food waste data collection and analysis to strategy development to food waste solution implementation and refinement.

The EarthX Film Festival Runs May 12 - 15, 2022

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The EarthX Film Festival is May 12 - 15, 2022.  

Here are some highlights:

Filmmaker Ben Masters presents the screening of "Deep In the Heart" (the first blue-chip wildlife doc ever produced in Texas) — narrated by Matthew McConaughey.

Experience life as a Passamaquoddy cultural knowledge keeper whose traditions are threatened in "They Carry Us With Them." Go undercover to investigate South America's deadly jaguar trade in "Tigre Gente."

Buzzing With Inspiration: Lessons From a Honeybee

by Leigh-Kathryn Bonner, Founder of Bee Downtown & Lenovo Innovator
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According to the Biomimicry Institute, “Biomimicry is an approach to innovation that seeks sustainable solutions to human challenges by emulating nature’s time-tested patterns and strategies.”

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