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WSP USA Earns APTA's Highest Recognition for Sustainability Commitment

WSP is the first business member to achieve Platinum recognition under the American Public Transportation Association’s Sustainability Commitment.
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NEW YORK, May 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ — The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) awarded Platinum-level recognition through its Sustainability Commitment program to WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy.  

This designation showcases WSP’s commitment to sustainability throughout its operations and in the services provided to transit agencies. WSP joins four transit agencies that have received platinum recognition and is the first business member of APTA to achieve this distinction.

Black & Veatch Report Finds Water and Wastewater Utilities, Customers Challenged by COVID Economics

‘2021 50 Largest Cities Water and Wastewater Report’ shows modest progress in addressing service to economically disadvantaged communities
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Although the COVID-19 pandemic shed new light on the importance of water and wastewater services, system resilience, funding and affordability remain challenges facing communities across the U.S., according to Black & Veatch’s new 2021 50 Largest Cities Water and Wastewater Rate Report

Black & Veatch Report: Corporate Sustainability Goals Are Here to Stay, but Delivering Tangible Results Remains a Challenge

Goal Setting and Measurement report finds decarbonization strategies are increasingly complex and current solutions may not be enough to achieve aggressive targets
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May 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Companies of all sizes across business sectors are elevating sustainability as a core tenet of their practices, yet a new Black & Veatch report discovers that many companies continue to establish targets without a clear understanding of how to achieve them.

NFWF and IP Celebrate World Migratory Bird Day with Flyway and Habitat Conservation in Seven States

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The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and International Paper celebrate World Migratory Bird Day this Saturday, May 8, by marking progress in conserving bird habitats while also drawing attention to the serious threats birds still face as they migrate.

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.

MilliporeSigma Honors Earth Day Today and Every Day

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MilliporeSigma believes taking a holistic approach to sustainability helps scientists take big steps toward smaller footprints. Learn more about our efforts here.

Dow on Earth Day 2021: One Future, Together

by Mary Draves
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Environmental education empowers people to participate effectively in sound decision-making around climate change and adopt more sustainable lifestyles.

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Environmental education empowers people to participate effectively in sound decision-making around climate change and adopt more sustainable lifestyles.

S&P Global Unveils New ESG and Sustainability Organization: S&P Global Sustainable1

Sustainable1 is S&P Global's single source of essential sustainability intelligence to navigate the transition to a low carbon, sustainable and equitable future
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NEW YORK, April 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI) announced today the launch of its new ESG and sustainability organization: S&P Global Sustainable1. This new centralized group represents S&P Global's integrated sustainability offerings and is comprised of a dedicated team that provides comprehensive views on sustainability, including key ESG and climate topics.

Making Glass Bottles is High-Tech. Recycling Them is Super Simple

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When you see the leading edge technology that O-I uses to make sustainable glass packaging, it’s downright impressive, and even a little mind-bending. On the flip side, your job in the circular economy as a consumer is about as low-tech and no-fuss as it comes: it’s as easy as tossing your empty glass bottle into the recycling bin.

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).

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