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The IWBI Special Report Chapter Series: “Architects and Designers are Becoming Agents of Public Health (Again)”

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In September 2021, IWBI released an in-depth report that lays out research approaches and specific operational strategies as the world continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and prepares for acute health threats into the future. Prevention and Preparedness, Resilience and Recovery: An IWBI Special Report integrates proven strategies from the WELL Building Standard (WELL) and actionable insights garnered from IWBI staff and

The VRF and IFRS Foundation Join Forces: A New Day for ESG Reporting and Disclosure

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By Aron Cramer

While it may lack of some of the drama of the net zero and deforestation pledges that have come already at COP26, today’s announcement by the International Financial Reporting Standards Foundation (IFRS) that it intends to consolidate the Value Reporting Foundation (VRF) and the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) may well prove to be one of the most important developments in Glasgow.

Principal® Joins United Nations Global Compact CFO Taskforce

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DES MOINES, Iowa, November 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Principal Financial Group® has joined the U.N. Global Compact CFO Taskforce as the company continues to integrate sustainability commitments into its finance strategies. The taskforce provides an influential platform for financial leaders to mobilize trillions of investment dollars in support of the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals.

Arbor Day Foundation Taps Dinger to Lead New Carbon Market Venture

Foundation will use carbon market demand to accelerate revitalization of forest ecosystems
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LINCOLN, Nebraska November 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Eric Dinger, a committed conservationist and successful entrepreneur, is joining the Arbor Day Foundation as president of its new carbon market venture: Arbor Day Carbon, LLC.

Arbor Day Carbon is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Arbor Day Foundation.

Food and Beverage Companies Want the Build Back Better Framework's Climate-smart Agriculture Investments

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By Chris Adamo, Vice President Government Affairs, Policy & Partnerships at Danone North America, and Steve Fechheimer, Chief Executive Officer at New Belgium Brewing

Director-General of United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organization to Share His Vision at Bayer's Youth Ag Summit

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- Noted international leader QU Dongyu to deliver a keynote address during the November 16-17 virtual Summit.

- The global forum and biennially-organized conference gives 100 selected young leaders from 44 countries the opportunity to collaborate with like-minded peers on solutions to food security and sustainability challenges.

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- Noted international leader QU Dongyu to deliver a keynote address during the November 16-17 virtual Summit.

- The global forum and biennially-organized conference gives 100 selected young leaders from 44 countries the opportunity to collaborate with like-minded peers on solutions to food security and sustainability challenges.

KFC Extends A Wing at the COP26 Summit

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The world’s heads of state have gathered in Glasgow, Scotland, for the 26th Conference of the Parties (aka COP26) alongside some unlikely leaders, like Colonel Harland Sanders, to discuss climate change. Well, not the actual Colonel, but representatives of his beloved brand met with environmentalists to strategize how to reduce energy usage and reach net-zero carbon emissions.

Kimberly-Clark Professional Celebrates Decade of Innovation Through The RightCycle Program

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Kimberly-Clark Professional, a global leader in contamination control solutions for cleanrooms and laboratories, is celebrating the 10-year anniversary of The RightCycle™ Program, the first large-scale recycling effort for non-hazardous lab, cleanroom and industrial waste. Since 2011, the program has empowered more than 800 customers to divert over 1,400 metric tons of waste.

Continuing the Journey to Protect the Mangroves in the Philippines: AI Solutions Show Promise in Wildlife and Site Protection

By Ellen Alarilla
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Since 2015, we’ve worked with local partners on IoT solutions that conserve mangrove ecosystems in the Philippines and Malaysia. Read the latest on the project and discover how new AI solutions are proving themselves on the journey to tackling wildlife and site protection.

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Since 2015, we’ve worked with local partners on IoT solutions that conserve mangrove ecosystems in the Philippines and Malaysia. Read the latest on the project and discover how new AI solutions are proving themselves on the journey to tackling wildlife and site protection.

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