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Timberland Anticipates Products Becoming 'Net Positive' by 2030

BY ALYSSA DANIGELIS
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Timberland set new 2030 environmental goals today. The global outdoor lifestyle brand wants all of their products to have a “net positive” effect on nature, giving back more than they take.

Within 10 years, the VF Corporation brand’s specific, measurable goals are: 100% of products across footwear, apparel, and accessories designed for circularity, and 100% of natural materials sourced from regenerative agriculture.

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Eco-Flooring: Sustainable Options for You and the Environment

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Flooring has come a long way since handwoven grass carpets of pre-historic times. Throughout history, there have been hundreds of variations, resulting in the modern, eco-flooring options available today.

To better understand all the sustainable flooring choices available at your fingertips, it’s important to uncover the four layers:

Decarbonizing Cities - How to Harmonize Buildings, Mobility and Infrastructure

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  • An integrated approach is needed to fully decarbonize cities.
  • Digitalization across buildings, mobility and energy infrastructure is key to achieving net zero carbon.
  • Decarbonizing cities will not just benefit the environment, but also the jobs market, public health and well-being of communities.
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  • An integrated approach is needed to fully decarbonize cities.
  • Digitalization across buildings, mobility and energy infrastructure is key to achieving net zero carbon.
  • Decarbonizing cities will not just benefit the environment, but also the jobs market, public health and well-being of communities.

El Yunque National Forest Advances With the Arbor Day Foundation

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After a hurricane, local leaders need to rebuild not only the damaged roads and buildings, but also the injured trees and plant life. The loss of natural habitat for animals during these major storms can leave some species completely homeless and without a food source.

The Arbor Day Foundation's Energy-Saving Trees Aim to Reduce Energy Consumption

Homeowners are Strategically Planting Trees in Partnership with Local Utility Providers, Public Agencies, and Other Organizations.
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Learn more about the Arbor Day Foundation's Energy-Saving Trees and Community Canopy programs.

The Arbor Day Foundation’s Energy-Saving Trees and Community Canopy programs are designed to help utility companies, municipalities, and corporate organizations distribute trees to their communities. The core purpose is to lower energy bills, improve air quality, sequester carbon, and manage stormwater runoff.

Why Timberland Is the First Winner of FN's Sustainability Leadership Award

By Robyn Merrett
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On Dec. 8, Timberland will be honored with the Sustainability Leadership Award at the first virtual FN Achievement Awards. Below is an article from the magazine’s Dec. 7 print issue about its innovative plan to benefit the planet.

 

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On Dec. 8, Timberland will be honored with the Sustainability Leadership Award at the first virtual FN Achievement Awards. Below is an article from the magazine’s Dec. 7 print issue about its innovative plan to benefit the planet.

 

Budweiser Brewing Company APAC's Shanghai Office Gets a New Sustainability Meeting Room

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Last month, our Budweiser Brewing Company APAC team unveiled a newly decorated Sustainability Meeting Room in their Shanghai Office. All the materials and decorations that we used for the room are made of agiowood – an innovative material in which recycled rice husk replaces the usage of real wood.

Thirteen More Brands Giving Back This Holiday Season through Whole Planet Foundation

by Whole Planet Foundation's Sandy Mariscal and Olivia Hayden
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Whole Planet Foundation is grateful to suppliers of Whole Foods Market alleviating poverty with us this holiday season! To date, supplier partners have donated over $14 million to create economic opportunity for those that lack access to financial services in communities where Whole Foods Market sources products. We are excited to highlight these additional brands donating a portion of sales in select Whole Foods Market stores to benefit microentrep

Innovation and Climate Risk Mitigation Protect Kosovo's Agricultural Sector Competitiveness

Combatting climate change with sustainable solutions in Kosovo’s agriculture sector
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Tetra Tech’s Chief of Party, Mark Wood, and our Agricultural and Food Security team wrote this piece on working with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to protect Kosovo’s agriculture sector.

This blog was originally published on AgriLinks.

Technology, Consumer Education Move Recycling Forward

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On November 19, Pete Keller, vice president of recycling and sustainability for Republic Services, participated in the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) and the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. (ISRI) MRF Summit.

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