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The Home Depot Earns A/A- Rating Four Consecutive Years From Environmental Impact Leader CDP

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The Home Depot has been recognized as a global leader on corporate climate action for efforts to reduce its environmental impact and build a more sustainable future for consumers. CDP, an environmental impact non-profit, ranked The Home Depot 2021 Climate Change score as an A- for its actions to cut carbon emissions and reduce climate risks. This marks the fourth consecutive year that the company has received an A/A- rating for its climate change efforts, while The North America regional average is a C.

Ceres Calls on the U.S. Government to Strengthen the Federal Procurement Process

As the world’s largest purchaser of products and services, federal officials must factor in sustainability when doing business
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In response to the federal government’s request for comments on draft regulations that would revise the federal procurement process to factor in sustainability in government purchasing, Ceres submitted recommendations that would help reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) while incentivizing zero-carbon innovation. The U.S.

Oregon Clean Fuels Program Approves SCS Global Services As Independent Verifier

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PORTLAND, Ore., November 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services is now approved as an independent verifier by the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) for Oregon’s Clean Fuels Program (CFP), launched in 2016 to reduce the transportation carbon footprint of Oregonians.

The Rise in Green Bonds: What This Means for Investors and Our Planet

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by Leslie Samuelrich, President of Green Century Capital Mgmt and Green Century Funds 

In the first half of 2021, the total value of new green bonds issued reached $248.1 billion, more than the value of all bonds issued in all of 2020.

The Consumer Goods Forum Becomes UN Race to Zero Accelerator at COP26

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  • The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is today becoming an official “Accelerator” of the UN-backed Race to Zero campaign, to help increase progress towards net zero among its global membership.
  • Over the last six months, the proportion of the 57-strong CGF Board in the Race to Zero has more than doubled from 22% to 52%. The Race to Zero initiative is the largest global alliance of companies, cities, regions, financial, educational and healthcare institutions taking action to halve global emissions by 2030.
  • Wai-Chan Chan, CGF’s Managing Director, unveils commitment at COP26 event alongside senior business leaders and the UN High-level Champion on Climate Change.
  • CEOs lead call to action in new video: https://youtu.be/AVjJESnZsPw
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  • The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is today becoming an official “Accelerator” of the UN-backed Race to Zero campaign, to help increase progress towards net zero among its global membership.
  • Over the last six months, the proportion of the 57-strong CGF Board in the Race to Zero has more than doubled from 22% to 52%. The Race to Zero initiative is the largest global alliance of companies, cities, regions, financial, educational and healthcare institutions taking action to halve global emissions by 2030.
  • Wai-Chan Chan, CGF’s Managing Director, unveils commitment at COP26 event alongside senior business leaders and the UN High-level Champion on Climate Change.
  • CEOs lead call to action in new video: https://youtu.be/AVjJESnZsPw

SCS Global Services Joins Low Carbon Fuels Coalition

SCS Recently Approved for Independent Verification Under Oregon Clean Fuels Program
Press Release

SACRAMENTO, Calif., October 28, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Today, the Low Carbon Fuels Coalition (LCFC), announced its newest member: SCS Global Services. SCS, an international leader in third-party certification and verification for environmental sustainability, recently became approved as an independent verification body for the Oregon Clean Fuels Program.

Hydrogen Could Be America's Energy Future

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by Nicholaus Rohleder for Climate and Capital Media 

Clean burning hydrogen fuel is finally coming into its own, and it could shape the future of U.S. energy.

Rockwell Automation Digital Technologies Help Transform Steel Plant Carbon Emissions Into Usable Fuels and Plastics

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Rockwell Automation’s expertise in digital transformation is helping more companies improve and grow business by incorporating innovative sustainability practices.

Can We Pay Farmers to Store Carbon Emissions in Their Fields?

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by Marcello Rossi, Climate & Capital Media 

Modern agriculture releases carbon into the air. But a new generation of startups is paying farmers to put it back into the ground.

Principal Financial Group Announces Strides in Decreasing Carbon Emissions

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Principal Financial Group® has decreased its greenhouse gas emissions by 48% over the last 10 years through its focus on sustainable practices.  Additionally, Principal® announced its intent to decrease its U.S.

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