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The Voice of Leadership: Women in Wildlife in Zambia

Supporting women’s involvement in community governance structures and natural resource management decision making
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Tetra Tech’s Patricia Malasha shares how establishing community resource boards to manage natural resources can increase women’s participation and create opportunities for leadership. In honor of International Women’s Day 2021, Patricia notes that women are underrepresented in decision-making but don’t need to be.

This post originally ran on LandLinks.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Leaders Bring Perspectives on Justice to Premier Green Building Event Keynotes; Join Biden Administration Leader

Where Climate, Health, and Equity Meet in the Built Environment, 15th Annual Living Future 2021 Focused on Inclusion and Unity
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SEATTLE, April 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Rosa Sheng, Director of Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion and Higher Education Studio Leader for San Francisco for SmithGroup, and Adrianna Quintero, Senior Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Energy Foundation, join Mark Chambers, Senior Director for Building Emissions at the White House Council on Environmental Quality to round out the keynote addresses at Living Future 2021: Inclusion + Unity, where climate, health, and equity meet in the built

IOC Young Leader Rohith Maradapa: “It's the Right of Every Woman to Reach Her Potential”

In the latest article in our series on gender equality, we speak to IOC Young Leader Rohith Maradapa about his efforts to provide mentorship and sporting opportunities for underprivileged girls and boys in India.
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Rohith Maradapa has always had strong female role models in his life. One of his grandmothers reported on cricket for a magazine in the 1950s. The other captained her college basketball team. And his mother is a leading expert in nutrition. But each of them still faced hurdles due to the societal expectations of women in India.

Recognising the gender bias that still exists, Maradapa – an international rower for India – established Just Play India with support from the IOC Young Leaders programme and Worldwide Olympic Partner Panasonic.

White House Senior Director of Building Emissions to Keynote Living Future 2021 on Earth Day

Biden Administration Leader Joins 15th Annual Event Focused on Inclusion and Unity
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SEATTLE, March 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Mark Chambers, Senior Director for Building Emissions at the White House Council on Environmental Quality will keynote Living Future 2021 on Earth Day, April 22. His address will focus on the Biden Administration’s agenda for green building and opportunities for partnership with cities and private-sector leaders. 

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.

Ecolab Ranks Third on Barron's 2021 Most Sustainable U.S. Companies List

Company named to list every year since it was first released in 2018
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February 24, 2021, /3BL Media/ - Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services, ranks third on Barron’s 2021 list of the Most Sustainable Companies in the U.S. The list ranks companies based on 230 performance indicators, including workplace diversity and greenhouse gas emissions, and how they performed for five key constituencies: shareholders, employees, customers, community and the planet. Ecolab has been named to Barron’s Most Sustainable Companies in the U.S. list every year since it was first released in 2018.

Ecocentricity Blog: The Problems With Palm Oil

By: John A. Lanier
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With high international demand for a low-price commodity material produced in the developing world, the palm oil industry sprung up without corresponding procedures and oversight to limit abuses.

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With high international demand for a low-price commodity material produced in the developing world, the palm oil industry sprung up without corresponding procedures and oversight to limit abuses.

UPS Longitudes | Sustainable Development in a Post-COVID World

Penny Naas @ UPS
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This year has unleashed an onslaught of global challenges: natural disasters, economic volatility, social protests and a pandemic that has upended our way of life and illuminated longstanding inequities. 

At the same time, as we begin to look to the future, we see some bright spots in terms of how companies are looking at the lessons from the past few months. Corporations have an opportunity to change the status quo, question decisions and start with a clean slate to develop more sustainable and equitable work policies, processes, products and investments.

UPS Longitudes | Women Small Business Owners Look Beyond the Pandemic

Nikki Brown @ SHE Media
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In a year unlike any other, with COVID-19 shutdowns disrupting millions of small businesses, the pandemic has proven especially disheartening for women entrepreneurs.

According to a study by the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, the number of women business owners dropped roughly 25 percent in the United States between February and April alone.

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