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Empowering Indonesia's SDGs Progress Through Corporate Reporting

Partnership delivers ESG resources to help articulate private sector contributions to the Sustainable Development Goals
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A GRI-led partnership in Indonesia is bridging the gap between how to assess national progress for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with measuring the contribution of the private sector.

WSP USA Charts Direction on Climate and Equity at United for Infrastructure 2021, With Opening Remarks by President Biden

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Tom Lewis and Denise Turner Roth help lead government, business and labor leaders in driving solutions for better policies and greater investment in sustainable and equitable infrastructure.

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Tom Lewis and Denise Turner Roth help lead government, business and labor leaders in driving solutions for better policies and greater investment in sustainable and equitable infrastructure.

Recycling Plastics, Growing Opportunity

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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.

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.

The Race to Net-Zero Emissions Is One We Can't Run Alone

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BY KRISTINA KLOBERDANZ

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.

Dow and Mura Technology Announce Partnership to Scale Game-changing New Advanced Recycling Solution for Plastics

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  • Technology can recycle all forms of plastic – including multi-layer, flexible plastics often used in food packaging.
  • Dow to play pivotal role in Mura’s global rollout of 1MM metric tonnes of recycling capacity by 2025.
  • Dow to receive supply of recycled feedstocks made from plastics waste from Mura’s first-of-its-kind plant in Teesside, UK, supplying major brands across the globe with sustainable plastic products.
  • Future Mura sites planned in US, Germany, and Asia as Mura’s global rollout accelerates.
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  • Technology can recycle all forms of plastic – including multi-layer, flexible plastics often used in food packaging.
  • Dow to play pivotal role in Mura’s global rollout of 1MM metric tonnes of recycling capacity by 2025.
  • Dow to receive supply of recycled feedstocks made from plastics waste from Mura’s first-of-its-kind plant in Teesside, UK, supplying major brands across the globe with sustainable plastic products.
  • Future Mura sites planned in US, Germany, and Asia as Mura’s global rollout accelerates.

Vistra Marks Earth Day With Launch of Trees For Growth Initiative

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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.

Arbor Day Foundation Enlists AT&T and DroneSeed to Accelerate Tree Plantings After Western Wildfires

Drones to plant 60,000 trees at rate six times faster and years earlier than traditional methods
Press Release

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.

WSP Commits to Net Zero, Supported by Science-based Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Targets

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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).

Planet Water Foundation and The Starbucks Foundation Extend Partnership to Deliver Clean Water Access to Communities Across Eight Countries

2021 commitment marks 11th year of partnership
Press Release

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.

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