Natural Resources

Navigating the Canals of Water Investing

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by Garvin Jabusch and Betsy Moszeter of Green Alpha Advisors

Water is elemental. Crucial for life as we know it. Finite in supply—particularly fresh water—it is chronically degraded by pesticides, herbicides, fossil fuels operations, discarded plastics, and countless other contaminants.

Engineering Impact: Product stewardship

Excerpts from the 2021 Medtronic Integrated Performance Report
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Our increasing focus on product stewardship helps us preserve financial, social, and natural resources. We prioritize patient safety while reducing the environmental impacts of our products and packaging. This approach helps us address current and emerging regulations and maintain customer satisfaction.

We are experiencing shifting demand toward more sustainable products and packaging as stakeholders examine the global environmental impacts of a product’s full life cycle. Because

FLA Recognizes Enviva As Its Corporate Partner of the Year

The Forest Landowners Association (FLA) recognizes Enviva for the work it does with private forest landowners.
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WASHINGTON, June 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Forest Landowners Association (FLA) recognized Enviva as its 2021 Corporate Partner of the Year for the work it does with private forest landowners.

Tennessee's State Forests Earn Sustainable Forestry Initiative Certification

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NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ - All of Tennessee’s 15 state forests are now certified to the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) Forest Management Standard. The Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s Division of Forestry announced that all state forests—covering 168,359 acres—passed the third-party audit for forestry management practices. This independent certification assures that forests are managed sustainably, which is essential for clean water, wildlife habitat, and market access.

Banking on a Circular Economy

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History has revealed again and again that living beyond our ecological means proves disastrous. The Mayans; the Norsemen; the people of Easter Island: the collapse of these civilizations is in large part attributed to their overexploitation of natural resources.

Today, humanity risks a similar fate as the world’s growing population places exponential pressure on the planet’s diminishing natural resources.

A global imperative

The Private Sector Must Take Urgent Action to Stop the Deterioration of Ocean Health, Says New Report

Ensuring a healthy, productive and well-governed ocean provides significant opportunities for business and global economic growth
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UNITED NATIONS, N.Y., June 4 2019 /3BL Media/ — Private companies have a vested interest in maintaining and improving the health of the ocean, according to a new report published by the United Nations Global Compact and developed in consultation with 300 representatives of business, civil society and academia. A healthy marine environment is not only necessary for many companies’ long-term operations, but it can offer significant business opportunities too.

Impact Investing and Building the Next Economy

A Millennial's view on today and tomorrow
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by Nikishka Iyengar Founder and CEO, The Guild 

Don’t Be a Tardigrade: Private Sector Solutions for Ensuring a Freshwater Future

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While the private sector must double down on its ambitions to achieve rapid decarbonization of the global economy, it must, at the same time, do everything in its power to protect the freshwater resources that are essential to all human and economic activity.

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While the private sector must double down on its ambitions to achieve rapid decarbonization of the global economy, it must, at the same time, do everything in its power to protect the freshwater resources that are essential to all human and economic activity.

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