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National Park Foundation and Partners Share Commitment to Helping Parks Reach Their Fullest Potential

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WASHINGTON – A new year is an opportunity to think about what impact you want to make in the months to come. For the National Park Foundation, National Park Week presents another meaningful moment to reflect on what we make possible for the national parks community and what more we hope to do for parks and people.

As such, in honor of National Park Week 2021, the National Park Foundation is celebrating our successes and sharing our goals in support of national parks.

Takeda Manufacturing Site in Belgium Pioneering Wastewater Recycling for Production

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Innovating to protect the planet is sustainability in action. Our manufacturing site in Lessines, Belgium, is pioneering wastewater circularity in the pharma industry. The facility installed a water treatment system which will be used to supplement fresh water for the drug production process, reducing up to 90 percent of freshwater consumption. This equals an annual water consumption for approximately 18,000 Belgian citizens. As a secondary benefit, this innovative process will also reduce chemicals needed for water treatment. #climatechange #worldwaterday Watch the video to learn more.

ESG Insider: Why Companies, Investors Should Be Worried About Water

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World Water Day was March 22nd, and we’re marking the occasion by looking at the looming threat of water scarcity and the lack of investor appetite for financing water-related projects. According to the United Nations, 2.2 billion people globally lack safely managed drinking water, and 4.2 billion people do not have safely managed sanitation. The U.N. also warns that water scarcity could displace 700 million people by 2030. Access to clean water has become even more vital with COVID-19, which created a worldwide need for constant hand-washing.

A New Beginning for Eldorado Gold in Greece

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Here at Eldorado Gold, we are working to build a leading mining jurisdiction in northern Greece. To realize the full potential of our polymetallic Skouries, Olympias and Stratoni mines (collectively known as the Kassandra Mines), we recently signed an amended Investment Agreement with the Hellenic Republic.

Tetra Tech's Kevin Friedman Wins Company's 2020 Project Management Achievement Award

Incorporating advanced energy-efficient technologies to improve treatment efficiency, reduce power consumption, and minimize future rate impacts for residents
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Incorporating advanced energy-efficient technologies to improve treatment efficiency, reduce power consumption, and minimize future rate impacts for residents

As part of the Garney and Wharton-Smith design-build team, Tetra Tech’s Kevin Friedman and his design team developed innovative and cost-saving design solutions for the award-winning Hillsborough County Northwest Regional Water Reclamation Facility—the largest capital improvement project in the history of Hillsborough County, Florida.

Advanced Breeding: Making the Most of Every Resource

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Plants have clever ways of defending themselves.

In fact, the smell of freshly cut grass is not only a sign of spring but a remarkable example of evolution. Your lawn is actually sending out a distress signal in the form of this unmistakable aroma. The grass assumes the lawnmower blade is an insect feeding on the plant and responds by releasing a scent that will attract beneficial predatory insects to deter the pest.

Apalachicola Bay Living Shoreline

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Coastal resilience is one of the most challenging climate issues we face. Through multiple innovative projects, WSP USA and the Apalachee Regional Planning Council (ARPC) are spearheading sustainable solutions for shoreline restoration and resilience efforts.

CNH Industrial Promotes Good Water Stewardship

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CNH Industrial N.V. is committed to optimizing the usage of water across all of its global facilities and has set the ambitious target of reducing the volume of water used by each manufacturing plant by 24% by 2022 vs the 2014 baseline. A number of initiatives have been implemented across the Company’s 66 global production facilities, including recycling wastewater either for reuse during the production process or more broadly within its manufacturing plants’ campuses.

Companies Stand Firm on Their Commitments to Significant Stakeholders, Making Progress on Planet and Policies

CECP releases annual report analyzing state of corporate purpose with research, trends, and cases from the ESG landscape
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NEW YORK, April 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Leading companies are answering the call from their significant stakeholders to play an ever more important role in community prosperity, environmental protection, and equity, according to a new release from Chief Executives from Corporate Purpose© (CECP), Investing in Society. The annual report is the authoritative source to assess the corporate sector’s progress toward being increasingly purpose and stakeholder driven.

CARNATION® Dairy Processing Facility Becomes First in the U.S. to Achieve Alliance for Water Stewardship Certification

Facility redistributes more than 70 million gallons of water per year - returning more to the community than it uses to produce beloved evaporated milk brand
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MODESTO, Calif., March 31, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Nestlé USA today announced that its Carnation facility in Modesto, California is the first dairy processing facility in the U.S. to earn certification under the rigorous Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) standard. The Carnation facility uses a “water positive” process to make evaporated milk, meaning the facility redistributes more water for farmers to use than it uses for production and cleaning.

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