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Speeding Up the Race to Zero: Insights from Global 100 CEOs

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The 17 th annual Global 100 Most Sustainable Companies will be unveiled on January 25 with a virtual CEO roundtable discussion to share insights from Global 100 pros and why it’s essential for businesses to speed up the race to a net-zero-emissions economy.

WEBINAR: Sustainability in Flooring

Featuring Mohawk and Ardex
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Join us for our January Learn From Home Webinar!   

As part of our 2021 planning, we have been building out exciting new educational, training, and informative webinars for the flooring contractor community! The first webinar launches this week.

Sustainability in Flooring
We will capture the perspective of both the floor covering and floor installation product manufacturers in this one-hour course. Join us as we focus on proper product selection, green building documentation, and more. 

Climate Action in 2021: The Year of Breakthroughs?

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Climate Action in 2021: The Year Of Breakthroughs?
Thu, Jan 28, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EST

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Climate Action in 2021: The Year Of Breakthroughs?
Thu, Jan 28, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EST

Land Betterment Corporation Sponsored Episode 128 of the Middle Tech Podcast

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Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, is proud to be the Season 4 sponsor of the Middle Tech Podcast.  Land Betterment is commitment to support entrepreneurship and collaboration with forward thinkers within its region, and to encourage stakeholder engagement to help bring sustainable solutions to the markets in which it serves.  

Acre & John Elkington | Building Back Better: From Sustainability to the 'Regenerative Economy' Live Stream

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As the world peeks beyond the COVID-19 crisis and Joe Biden’s administration takes up residence in Washington, D.C., humankind faces an existential challenge: How do we reignite the global economy while prioritizing infrastructure investments that slow the march of climate change?​

Join us for an interactive, far-reaching live-streamed conversation with John Elkington, a world authority on corporate responsibility and sustainable capitalism, and the bestselling author of books including “Green Swans: The Coming Boom in Regenerative Capitalism.”

Corporate America Uses Its Voice to Fight for Democracy

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Wednesday marked a dark moment in U.S. history. The iconic essence of our democracy, the United States Capitol Building, was attacked and defiled. The events of this week also shined a brighter spotlight on the deep wound racism and systemic oppressive injustice leaves on our nation, and still persists today. With no shortage of historic moments in the past year, companies have been called upon again and again to lean-in on issues and participate in important, while often uncomfortable, conversations.

A Manufacturer Works to Keep Forests Safe

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International Paper is acutely aware that forests are “the lungs of the landscape,” says Chief Sustainability Officer Sophie Beckham. That’s why the company, which serves 25,000 customers in 150 countries around the world, has developed a close partnership with The Nature Conservancy.

Beckham chatted with us recently about what the two organizations have done together. Here’s the condensed interview.

 

Continue reading the interview here

VF Corporation: Reflections on 2020

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VF Corporation Chairman, President and CEO Steve Rendle spent a day in Bozeman, MT connecting with athletes sponsored by two of VF’s brands, The North Face® and Smartwool®. Watch this brief documentary as they gather around the campfire to discuss parallels between their experiences navigating the world’s most difficult summits and leading a business through a year of constant change and disruption. One thing is for certain – neither pursuit can be accomplished alone.

 

IWBI Recognizes Outstanding Leaders in Advancing Health and Wellness in Buildings, Communities and Organizations Across the Globe

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Today more than ever, our shared spaces are playing a critical role protecting the health and well-being of people. In response to the increased awareness and focus on our buildings, communities and organizations, many members of the IWBI community have gone above and beyond, doubling down on our efforts to provide actionable and evidence-based solutions to support and enhance public health. In recognition of these outstanding leaders, IWBI has awarded exemplary WELL Faculty members, WELL APs and Advisors for their influential roles in advancing WELL around the globe.

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