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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Leaders Bring Perspectives on Justice to Premier Green Building Event Keynotes; Join Biden Administration Leader

Where Climate, Health, and Equity Meet in the Built Environment, 15th Annual Living Future 2021 Focused on Inclusion and Unity
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SEATTLE, April 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Rosa Sheng, Director of Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion and Higher Education Studio Leader for San Francisco for SmithGroup, and Adrianna Quintero, Senior Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Energy Foundation, join Mark Chambers, Senior Director for Building Emissions at the White House Council on Environmental Quality to round out the keynote addresses at Living Future 2021: Inclusion + Unity, where climate, health, and equity meet in the built

Albertsons Companies Introduces Kalyana Sustainable Wines to its Own Brands Offerings

New wines help promote ecological balance and biodiversity; current varietals include cabernet sauvignon, pinot noir, chardonnay
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BOISE, Idaho – April 7, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Albertsons Companies (NYSE: ACI) announced today the introduction of Kalyana sustainable wines to its growing lineup of sustainable Own Brands products. Kalyana wines are crafted from select vineyards and grapes grown in California’s beautiful and diverse Central Coast. Both the vineyards and the winery are certified sustainable by the Certified California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance (CSWA). CSWA has nearly two decades of experience identifying and promoting eco-friendly winegrowing practices in California. 

CARNATION® Dairy Processing Facility Becomes First in the U.S. to Achieve Alliance for Water Stewardship Certification

Facility redistributes more than 70 million gallons of water per year - returning more to the community than it uses to produce beloved evaporated milk brand
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MODESTO, Calif., March 31, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Nestlé USA today announced that its Carnation facility in Modesto, California is the first dairy processing facility in the U.S. to earn certification under the rigorous Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) standard. The Carnation facility uses a “water positive” process to make evaporated milk, meaning the facility redistributes more water for farmers to use than it uses for production and cleaning.

White House Senior Director of Building Emissions to Keynote Living Future 2021 on Earth Day

Biden Administration Leader Joins 15th Annual Event Focused on Inclusion and Unity
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SEATTLE, March 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Mark Chambers, Senior Director for Building Emissions at the White House Council on Environmental Quality will keynote Living Future 2021 on Earth Day, April 22. His address will focus on the Biden Administration’s agenda for green building and opportunities for partnership with cities and private-sector leaders. 

PINDO SA Earns PEFC Chain of Custody Certification, Assessed by SCS Global Services

First company in Latin America to provide PEFC COC Certified Renewable Energy to the National Interconnected System
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15th Annual Living Future Event Focuses on Greenest Buildings for a Healthy Future

Key Speakers Include Co-Founder of Beneficial State Bank Kat Taylor
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SEATTLE, March 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The world’s greenest developers, architects, and product designers will gather at Living Future 2021, the 15th annual conference hosted by the International Living Future Institute. At this crucial moment in history, the event will gather leaders to examine ways to stop climate change and address the structural inequities in the built environment. 

Shake Shack Begins Using AirCarbon Cutlery at Select Locations

SCS Global Services independently verified Restore AirCarbon Cutlery as Carbon Negative
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by Emily Holbrook

Anglo American Unki Platinum Mine Earns World's First IRMA 75

Responsible Mining Designation Confirmed through Third-Party Audit by SCS Global Services
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., February 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services, an international leader in sustainability standards development and third-party certification, is pleased to confirm that Anglo American’s Unki platinum mine in Zimbabwe has earned the Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (IRMA) 75 level for responsible mining, based on the completion of an independent audit.

Keeping in Mind IAQ Design and Build Fundamentals in a COVID-centric World

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“All it takes is a sneeze. Whether you’re working at home or in an office, that simple sound triggers a response. For most people, it goes something like this: “Hmm, maybe it’s just a winter allergy. No, that sounded more like a cold. What if there’s a fever? How do I know if it’s the flu or COVID-19? How do I know those germs aren’t spreading through the HVAC system?”  

Fortunately, there are multiple rating systems and certifications already available to help guide the design and construction of buildings that support occupant health, whether during a pandemic or not.”

Video - Meet the World's First Certified Carbon Neutral Beer

New Belgium Brewing Fat Tire launches "Is My Beer Sustainable" campaign
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., February 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services, certifier of New Belgium Brewing’s iconic Fat Tire Amber Ale as America’s first nationally distributed carbon neutral beer, announced its support of Fat Tire’s new IsMyBeerSustainable.com campaign to build awareness of carbon neutrality in the beer industry. Launched over the past weekend when football fans around the globe celebrated the final game of the U.S.

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