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Global Water Challenge and Cargill Launch Community Water Initiative to Improve Safe Drinking Water Access in Priority Watersheds

Initiative to help build community resilience for up to 150,000 people through clean water, sanitation access and community empowerment activities
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WASHINGTON, June 3, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Today, Cargill and Global Water Challenge (GWC) launch a community water initiative, Cargill Currents, to address water challenges faced by local communities in priority watersheds. The 3 year, $3MM program will support Cargill’s commitment to improve access to safe drinking water in communities where Cargill em­ployees live and work.

Boeing and Alaska Airlines Partner to Make Flying Safer and More Sustainable

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  • ecoDemonstrator 737-9 will test advanced technologies to cut emissions, reduce noise and recycle carbon composites
  • Boeing ecoDemonstrator program takes promising technologies out of the lab to test in the air
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  • ecoDemonstrator 737-9 will test advanced technologies to cut emissions, reduce noise and recycle carbon composites
  • Boeing ecoDemonstrator program takes promising technologies out of the lab to test in the air

Hershey Releases 2020 Sustainability Report

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At Hershey, our purpose – to make more moments of goodness – grounded our every effort as we put goodness into action.

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At Hershey, our purpose – to make more moments of goodness – grounded our every effort as we put goodness into action.

Fairtrade Trains Farmers to Adapt to Climate Change

For World Environment Day, Fairtrade America celebrates the positive impact of its Climate Academy by co-hosting a webinar with Columbia University’s International Research Institute for Climate and Society focused on the climate crisis’ impact on coffee
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WASHINGTON, June 3, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Fairtrade America recognizes the impact of climate change on farming families worldwide, and timed with June 5, World Environment Day, will now offer resources to support all coffee farmers in mitigating climate-related challenges. Farmers who grow everyday staples such as coffee, cocoa and bananas are facing decreasing harvests due to extreme weather and challenging conditions brought about by climate change.

Stephanie Niven Joins Ninety One in Expansion of Sustainable Investing Credentials

Portfolio Manager joins Thematic Equity team within Multi-Asset
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LONDON and NEW YORK, June 2, 2021 /3BL Media/ Ninety One, the global investment manager, announces that Stephanie Niven has joined Ninety One as a portfolio manager in the Thematic Equity team within Multi-Asset. The appointment underscores the expansion of the team’s sustainable investing credentials and belief that companies which respond successfully to global sustainability challenges will outperform over time. Miss Niven will lead the firm’s development of a global sustainable equity offering.

Responsible Business Alliance Announces Process Chemicals Policy to Protect Workers in Manufacturing Supply Chains

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ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 2, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) today announced a new policy and approach to protect workers from exposure to hazardous process chemicals during manufacturing, which includes the establishment of an Industry Focus Process Chemicals List (IFPCL).

Process chemicals include those used during the manufacturing of a product or maintenance of related equipment. Examples of process chemicals include cleaning agents, solvents, lubricants, refrigerants, hydraulic fluids, adhesives, inks and coatings.

The Baker Hughes Foundation Contributes $100,000 to Support Nature-Based Climate Solutions in the US

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HOUSTON, June 2, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Baker Hughes Foundation has announced a $100,000 grant to the American Forest Foundation (AFF) in support of its Family Forest Carbon Program (FFCP). The funds will help expand the FFCP, which will enable small landowners in Pennsylvania and across the Central Appalachians to improve their forest practices and verify the carbon benefits of improved forest management on their land.

How EHS Is Helping Support the Transition to Cleaner Energy

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Under new leadership comes new national priorities. President Joe Biden has made clear that a broad transition to renewable energy will be prominent in his agenda.

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E11: Julia Turshen, "Simply Julia"

Feeding a Culture of Equity and Inclusion with Chef Julia Turshen
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Chef, cookbook author, and activist Julia Turshen operates at the intersection of food and social justice. Her highly acclaimed cookbooks share deeply personal and meaningful narratives on LGBTQIA+ representation, racial equity, body positivity, and more.

Volvo Trucks' Customer Albertsons Achieves Nation's First Commercial 100% Zero-Emission Refrigerated Grocery Delivery With a Class 8 Truck

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GREENSBORO, N.C., May 28, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- Albertsons Companies, the second-largest grocery chain in the U.S., recently took delivery of two Volvo VNR Electric trucks at its distribution center in Irvine, California. The VNR Electric models from Volvo Trucks North America are the first zero tailpipe emission, battery-electric Class 8 trucks to be deployed in Albertsons Cos. company-wide fleet, and will be serving Albertsons, Vons, and Pavilions stores in Southern California.

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