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Decarbonization Series Part 3: The Pros and Cons of Carbon Offsets

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The previous posts in this series discussed energy audits and purchasing renewable energy – two very useful and important tools when creating a proper decarbonization strategy. A third tool in the decarbonization toolbox is the purchase of carbon offsets.

What Are Carbon Offsets?

Westfall Technik Inc. Joins Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council

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June 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council (HPRC) is pleased to welcome Westfall Technik, a global holding company that provides end-to-end manufacturing solutions for molded plastic parts, as its newest member. Focused on serving the medical, packaging, and consumer goods segments, Westfall Technik owns approximately one million square feet of manufacturing space and 400 molding machines across 19 strategic locations.

Low Carbon Transition Plans: What You Need to Know

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The negative impacts of climate change have been growing year over year. Whether it be a discrete event like the record-setting winter storm that engulfed Texas last February or a more chronic shift like the drought conditions currently affecting the western United States, the frequency and severity of these climate-related impacts are increasing. Historically, financial institutions have been able to diversify their portfolios to reduce their risk of exposure to climate change.

Native Americans Investing in Restorative Agriculture and Economics

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by Theo Ferguson of Healing Living Systems 

As White House National Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy espouses, we need to think in systemic terms when tackling our collective challenges — COVID, economic downturn, seeking social justice to heal racism, and climate change — these are all challenges that must be approached together. Our best guides — environmentally, socially, in governance practices and economically — are still our Indigenous brothers and sisters.

World's Leading Businesses to Convene at The Consumer Goods Forum's Global Summit to Accelerate Positive Change for Business, People and Planet

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  • Senior leaders from hundreds of businesses gear up for The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Summit, the flagship event uniting retailers, manufacturers and other companies in collaboration for a better world
  • Summit will be held virtually from 21 – 24 June, with session hosts including Alan Jope, CEO of Unilever, Laxman Narasimhan, CEO of Reckitt and Mark Schneider, CEO of Nestlé

Rainforest Alliance Confirms SCS Global Services as Authorized Certification Body

SCS’ Suite of Food and Agriculture Certifications Drive Best-in-Class Sustainability Practices
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., May 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ — SCS Global Services (SCS), a pioneer and global leader in third-party environmental and sustainability certification, auditing, testing, and standards development, today announced it has been formally accepted by Rainforest Alliance as an authorized certification body to the Rainforest Alliance 2020 Sustainable Agriculture Standard (SAS).

Fair Trade USA Launches First-Of-Its-Kind Certification Program for U.S. Dairy Industry

Chobani debuts first-ever Fair Trade Certified dairy items on national retail shelves
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OAKLAND, Calif. May 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Fair Trade USA® and Chobani, LLC have launched a groundbreaking certification program for U.S. dairy farms and cooperatives that provides financial premiums to dairy farmers and workers, which will help protect and empower them while raising sustainability standards.

Transform USA 2021 - Finalised Timed Agenda Announced, Register for Free Now

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March 30, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The world is in flux. The ongoing climate emergency and unbridled human activity continues to have a direct, catastrophic impact on the world around us. They are creating the perfect conditions for diseases like COVID-19 to emerge, and accelerated, irreversible climate change. Business is playing a huge role in contributing to this. But also, it can lead the change, and transform the way we live for a better future.
 

Ecocentricity Blog: Calling All Generalists

By: John A. Lanier
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I’ve come to realize just how multidisciplinary sustainability is, and to actually solve our environmental challenges, we need to become generalists.

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I’ve come to realize just how multidisciplinary sustainability is, and to actually solve our environmental challenges, we need to become generalists.

Business & Human Rights Summit: New Speakers Confirmed

Announcing the UN Global Compact Network UK’s flagship Business & Human Rights Summit: 2 days with 800+ CEOs, business leaders, heads of sustainability, investors, & NGOs.
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March 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - We invite you to participate in the UN Global Compact Network UK’s flagship Business & Human Rights Summit. The summit will be taking place 30-31 March 2021, and is generously supported by Marshalls plc.  

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