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California on the Edge: How Climate Change and Climate Policy are Transforming Building Design in the Golden State

WSP USA design consultants are helping adapt buildings to the physical effects of climate change and to proactively prepare for forthcoming electrification standards.
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In 1966, the state of California responded to unhealthy levels of air pollution in a half-dozen metro areas by enacting the first vehicle exhaust regulations in the U.S.

That was only the beginning.

Since then, California has led the nation on environmental regulations, consistently setting air quality standards that exceed those established by the U.S. Clean Air Act and which have been adopted by 13 other states and the District of Columbia.

2022 AISES Leadership Summit to Be Held on the Ancestral Lands of the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians

April 10–12
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., April 1, 2022 /3BL Media/ - AISES and the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians will host the 2022 AISES Leadership Summit in Temecula, Calif., from April 10 to 12, at the Pechanga Resort Casino.

Investing in Water Stewardship

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by Thomas Schumann of Thomas Schumann Capital and Willem Buiter of Columbia University

Black Leadership Spotlight: Patrice Berry, AssistHub

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In celebration of Black History Month, Common Impact is proud to highlight some of the outstanding Black nonprofit leaders we collaborate with and the ways they’re driving social change and equity through their organizations’ work.

Investors and Business Leaders Urge Passage of California Climate Risk Disclosure Legislation

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May 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Institutional investors with more than $88 billion in assets under management and a coalition of business leaders are calling on the California State Legislature to pass legislation that would require state-incorporated corporations, financial institutions, and insurers to report on climate-related financial risks. 

California Diversity Council Announces the Top 50 Northern & Southern California Diverse Leaders

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Calif., November 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The California Diversity Council announces the Top 50 Northern and Southern California Diverse Leaders, a distinctive list of individuals from diverse fields who exhibit exceptional leadership qualities. The focus of the award is to give prominence to the accomplishments of men and women who exceed the scope of what is expected in their organizations and communities. These individuals continue to excel in the workforce and are inspiring others to reach their highest potential.  

General Motors Donates Face Masks and Flu Vaccines to California Communities

One million face masks distributed to new state testing lab, schools and homeless shelters will help support health and safety of Californians; GM to provide funding for 5,000 flu vaccines available to Californians in need
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One million face masks distributed to new state testing lab, schools and homeless shelters will help support health and safety of Californians

GM to provide funding for 5,000 flu vaccines available to Californians in need

GreenBiz's Top 25 Most Sustainable Fleets

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UPS is listed as one of GreenBiz's top 25 most sustainable fleets.

For several years UPS has been operating its "rolling laboratory" approach to piloting and deploying low-carbon and electric vehicles. Of its fleet of 125,000 package vans, trucks, motorcycles and tractors, UPS has 11,000 alternative-fuels vehicles, and it's done a substantial project in London with smart grid tech and EVs.

Arbor Day Foundation Launches Wildfire Restoration Collaborative

Leading tree planting nonprofit rallies partners to raise awareness and action around restoring forest lands devastated by wildfires
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LINCOLN, Neb., October 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation today announced the launch of its Wildfire Restoration Collaborative, a group of corporate and non-governmental partners dedicated to the long-term restoration of forestlands devastated by wildfires. The Foundation-led initiative connects private sector partners with high-impact tree planting projects aiming to restore critical ecosystems and build resilience against future fires.

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