Dow has signed a memorandum of understanding with a young India-based recycling company to develop and produce polyethylene film solutions made from locally collected, difficult-to-recycle plastic scraps. By turning flexible plastic waste into post-consumer recycled (PCR) film solutions, Dow and Lucro PlasteCycle are helping boost the circular economy in India while also benefiting local communities.
Supporting women’s involvement in community governance structures and natural resource management decision making
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.
I’m a marathon runner, not a sprinter, and there are a few principles I’ve embraced over the years. To run a marathon, you have to be willing to bet big and commit. You have to train with a group of people who are equally committed to the challenge. And finally, some people think you need to run 26 miles in training to know you can do it. I believe you need to run a marathon during the race, not in practice.
Vistra, and its retail electricity brand, Dynegy, will celebrate Earth Day with the launch of a two-year Trees for Growth initiative at Philadelphia’s Bethune Elementary School. The project, in partnership with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, is made possible through a nearly $100,000 commitment from Vistra.
Drones to plant 60,000 trees at rate six times faster and years earlier than traditional methods
LINCOLN, Neb., April 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation (ADF) today announced it will accelerate the planting of over 60,000 trees through a collaboration with AT&T and DroneSeed to deploy drones across 300 acres of the western United States devasted by wildfires.
MONTREAL, April 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- WSP Global Inc. (TSX: WSP) (“WSP” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce ambitious climate action through a commitment to achieve net zero emissions across its value chain by 2040. To support the achievement of its net zero commitment, the Corporation has set science-based greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction targets, which have been approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi).
May 4, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Planet Water Foundation, a leading non-profit organization in the fight against global water poverty, has announced the extension of its partnership with The Starbucks Foundation.
With the partnership entering its 11th year, the two organizations have committed to deliver community-level clean water projects across eight countries in 2021 – reaching a combined total of 18,000 people in Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Mexico, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.