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Earth Day Podcast: Contributing to a Healthy Planet

Ginny Cassidy, Director of Sustainability, and Senior Environmental, Health and Safety Manager, Nathan Pommier on the critical role environmental stewardship plays at Medtronic
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In this DeviceTalks podcast, Ginny Cassidy, Director of Sustainability, and Senior Environmental, Health and Safety Manager, Nathan Pommier, discuss the evolution of corporate sustainability and the bold steps the company is taking to reduce its environmental impact.

Protecting a Healthy Environment for Us All

Protecting the environment is vital to health. We're set on creating a healthy, sustainable future for people and our planet.
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We know that good health is the foundation for everything in life. There are clear connections between healthy people and the health of societies, economies and the planet.

And these connections impact us all. Growing challenges like climate change and air and water pollution endanger communities, and threaten progress to create a healthier world.

Living Our Purpose to Restore Our Earth

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by Marybeth Thorsgaard, Vice President, Communications and President of the Pentair Foundation

With the theme of Restore Our Earth™ for Earth Day this year, we reflect on our mission to help make the most of our world’s essential resources—including in developing world communities where there is a need for clean water from accessible sources.

Publix Commits $2 Million to Everglades Restoration Supporting Florida Freshwater Conservation

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LAKELAND, Fla., April 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ — In continuation of its commitment to water stewardship, Publix is contributing $2 million to remove invasive trees and plants in 1,000 acres of wetland in the Florida Everglades. These trees and plants use more than their share of water, interrupting Florida’s natural water system. The company is funding projects at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary and the saline glades in Everglades National Park that will restore the health of these habitats and return an estimated 174 million gallons of water per year to the local environment. 

Taylor County High School Students Team Up With Georgia-Pacific's Environmental Team From Foley Cellulose Mill

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Taylor County High School students spent the day with the environmental team from our Foley Cellulose Mill learning how to test water quality at three different points in the Fenholloway River. #GPintheWild

Here's the post on Twitter

Get Down to Earth With These Earth Day Tips

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For more than 50 years, people around the globe have celebrated Earth Day to recognize the vital importance of preserving the environment.

Shoreline Restoration: 'Protecting Community, Conserving the Coast'

UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration supports nature-based solutions for coastal resilience, such as WSP USA’s Franklin-98 project to create oyster reefs, saltmarshes.
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Note: This is the third article in a series on the United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. This article explores the potential of nature-based solutions in combating climate change.

Nature-based solutions involve the use of natural habitats, like marsh grasses or oyster reefs, in place of – or to complement – traditional hardened structures, such as concrete seawalls.

"Road to Glasgow" - United Nations Climate Change Conference

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A message from Shonagh Smith, host of the EarthxTV Original "Road to Glasgow" - premiering on #EarthDay, April 22 at 8|7c on earthxtv.com.

Conference of the Parties of the Treaty, otherwise known as COP, is the United Nations' top conference on climate change. This year's meeting will be held this November in Glasgow, Scotland.

Mondelez Bahrain Biscuits WLL Simplifies Energy and Water Monitoring

EcoStruxure Resource Advisor implemented across manufacturing facility
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Mondelēz Bahrain Biscuits has implemented a new, cloud-based technology that will help the company efficiently monitor and help reduce the company’s use of electricity, water, and natural gas at its Bahrain factory. Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure Resource Advisor will help the operations team measure and manage energy and sustainability initiatives. EcoStruxure Resource Advisor gives the Facility’s management a real-time view of energy and water usage, allowing them to compare this data with their sustainability targets and benchmark against other Mondelez factories.

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
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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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