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To Celebrate Earth Day, Invesco President & CEO Marty Flanagan Highlights the Many Ways Invesco Helps Protect the Environment

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In celebration of Earth Day, President & CEO Marty Flanagan shares his love of scuba diving and fly fishing and stresses the importance of protecting the coral reefs. He also highlights the many ways that Invesco helps protect the environment, including through our NetZero pledge.

“On Earth Day we reflect and focus on what each of us can do to make a difference both individually and as an organization. I believe that asset managers can play a critical role in reducing the impact of climate change on our planet.” - Marty Flanagan, President & CEO

EarthX Announces Partnership With Fundación Azteca by Grupo Salinas

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DALLAS, April 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - EarthX and the Fundación Azteca have partnered to broadcast the EarthxTV show “El Futuro Del Planeta” on Sunday, April 25th.  The show will air on ADN 40 after its initial Earth Day launch on EarthxTV’s new OTT streaming platform on April 22nd.

A Tree Grows in Milan: Forestami's Ambitious Mission to Tackle Climate Change

Cities produce 70% of global CO2 emissions. But an innovative urban forestry project in Italy is working to slow global warming and clean the air.
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The population of the world continues to increase. And by 2030, 60% of it will live in cities, which as of today, utilize 75% of the available natural resources and produce 70% of the global CO2 emissions.

UNITED NATIONS, SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

In 2019, the City of Milan launched its Forestami project with the objective to seed 3 million trees by 2030. The goal? Improving life in Milan by providing cleaner air and counteracting the effects of climate change.

Corporations Have Contributed Significantly to Climate Change, So They Must Also Contribute to Its End

BY ENRIQUE LORES
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For all the heartache and hardship that the coronavirus pandemic has wreaked on humanity, climate change remains the greatest existential threat to our planet. And as we approach the commemoration of Earth Day, the need for climate action has never been more urgent.

Combating our climate crisis is an unprecedented challenge, and this coming decade will prove decisive. I am optimistic that we can meet this challenge, but it will require every country and every organization to step up and show leadership.

Happy Earth Day! Duke Energy and Partners Work to Restore Habitat at Florida's Lake George

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., April 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Lake George and Silver Glen Springs in Marion County, Fla., are getting an aquatic habitat boost during the week of Earth Day.

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), the U.S. Forest Service and Duke Energy are leading a freshwater habitat restoration project this week with assistance from the St. Johns River Water Management District, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  

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.

Investing in a Regenerative and Sustainable Future: Cisco Foundation Adds New Focus on Climate Solutions

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For 20 years, Cisco and the Cisco Foundation have supported nonprofits that are developing technology-based solutions to help underserved and vulnerable communities. During that time, I have had the privilege to see those innovative solutions give people access to critical needs like food, clean water, and shelter, as well as create more opportunities for people to obtain an education, build skills, or run a business.

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. 

Ørsted Partners With World Wide Fund for Nature Denmark to Give a Helping Hand to the Seas

Renewable energy leader Ørsted is partnering on a project with the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Denmark, to support marine biodiversity and the cod fish stock in Denmark’s Kattegat straits.
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The project, known as “A helping hand to the seas”, aims to explore how biodiversity is affected by imbalances in local ecosystems and support the vulnerable cod fish stock in Denmark’s Kattegat straits.

The cod fish stock in the Kattegat is currently at a historically low point owing to reasons including climate change, overfishing, lack of oxygen in the waters, and habitat loss.

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

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