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HP's Expanded Partnership with WWF Aims to Grow Forest Conservation and Restoration

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HP Inc. has announced an expanded forest conservation and restoration partnership with World Wildlife Fund, better known as WWF, by pledging $80 million to sustainably manage, conserve and restore nearly 1 million acres of forest. “We're really excited about this collaboration and the opportunities it brings to help us accelerate critically important conservation efforts in landscapes around the world — for people, for nature and for climate,” Linda Walker, senior director of corporate engagement for forests at WWF-U.S., told TriplePundit. 

This Fund Aims to Boost Racial Representation in the Nonprofit C-Suite

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When Derek Ferguson was growing up in the Bronx, his parents saw the value of education, despite his mother never finishing college and his father never attending. They sent him to four different elementary schools in search of the best education possible, and he excelled in his studies. “I had academic success, but I didn't see that I was different from the kid to the left of me or the right of me,” he told TriplePundit. “It was circumstance that changed our trajectories.”

This New Innovation Lab Supports Women Entrepreneurs Who Solve Sanitation Challenges

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Under normal circumstances, many people around the world face discrimination around menstruation as well as difficulty obtaining hygiene supplies, either due to unaffordability, lack of access or inadequate information.

What Facebook's Water-Positive Goal Means for Water-Stressed Communities

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About 95 percent of the western U.S. is now under drought conditions, and southwestern states — Arizona, Nevada and Utah, as well as parts of California, Colorado and New Mexico — are suffering a “megadrought” that has been building for over 20 years. The megadrought already outstrips the Dust Bowl of the 1930s and is the worst drought in the region in 500 years.

The Road to Net Zero Is Paved With Emerging Technologies

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Countries and companies must undertake aggressive decarbonization measures if they hope to align with the Paris Agreement and limit global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. Initial emissions reduction plans typically include proven technologies and solutions such as investing in solar and wind power, energy efficiency and electric vehicles. But the evasive, final stretch when the low-hanging fruit already has been picked can present the biggest challenges. 

Long-Duration Energy Storage: The Catalyst for a Sustainable Energy Future

Words by Tina Casey
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New energy storage technologies are surging into the market, as business leaders and policymakers seek to address climate change, support renewable energy, and create a more reliable and resilient grid. However, not all energy storage solutions are the same. The global economy faces multiple challenges in addition to climate change. To foster long-term sustainability at a holistic level, energy storage should support reliability and security while benefitting people and the planet, including historically disadvantaged communities.

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This Nonprofit is Empowering Kids Around the World With Books in Mother Tongue Languages

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When Peter Ndiwa was growing up in Kenya, his father, a teacher, brought home a collection of fables written in the Swahili language. “They meant something to me because I could read them in Swahili,” he told TriplePundit. “And because they were stories and not course books, I could relate to them.” They were, as he said, “human tales,” and they inspired him to become a teacher and a writer.

Emerging Tech Will Be Crucial in Reaching Net-Zero

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As countries and companies work to decarbonize in an effort to align with the Paris Agreement and limit global temperature rise, public conversation can take on an “electrify everything” theme. While electrification is helpful in making big strides toward decarbonization, covering the final stretch to net zero requires integration of various emerging technologies.

Embodied Carbon: An Urgent Call for Decarbonization

Words by Helen Sahi
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In August, the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued its sixth assessment report with a clear message that climate change is intensifying. The report noted the “unequivocal” effect humans have on the climate and the need to accelerate and advance how we prepare for the future. With the impacts of climate change before us, the way we design and build the spaces where we live, work, learn, heal and play matters more than ever.

Why Emergency Preparedness Plans Are Crucial for Businesses Amidst the Pandemic

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As companies start bringing people back to in-person work at offices and facilities, the health protocols of those work environments are more top-of-mind than ever, often in ways that never occurred to people before the COVID-19 pandemic.

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