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Fifth Third Goes Carbon Neutral Amid Broader Green Targets

Organization is first regional US commercial bank to become carbon neutral
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Ohio-based bank Fifth Third has become carbon neutral after reducing greenhouse gas emissions across its sites during 2020.

The bank achieved the feat after reducing its corporate carbon footprint (including in its facilities and business travel operations), purchasing renewable power and investing in carbon offset projects.

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Mastercard Pledges Net Zero Emissions; Innovates for Collective Climate Action

Press Release

PURCHASE, N.Y., January 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Mastercard is furthering its commitment to create a more sustainable and inclusive digital economy, with a pledge to reach net zero emissions by 2050. Understanding that economic growth cannot come at the expense of the planet, the company’s global action plan aims to continue to reduce greenhouse gases (GHG) by remaining focused on the decarbonization of its operations and bolstering its efforts to decarbonize its supply chains.

EarthX to Launch Daily Environmental News from NowThis Earth to Inspire Environmental Awareness and Action

EarthX and NowThis Earth come together to spotlight environmental challenges and propose practical solutions through daily content
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On January 25, EarthX will begin streaming daily content from NowThis Earth focused on environmental issues and simple solutions to help the planet. Content will air on EarthxTV and will enrich EarthX’s youth offerings. The content offering will come in the form of daily news, as well as original explanatory programming like NowThis’ sustainability series One Small Step

Ceres Applauds President Biden's Bold Executive Action on the Climate Crisis on First Day

On Inauguration Day, President Biden took swift action to reenter the U.S. into the global Paris Agreement and announce a new executive order aimed at tackling the climate crisis
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As President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris are sworn into office today, Ceres, business leaders, and advocates around the globe are applauding their swift action to reenter the U.S. into the global Paris Agreement, and a set of new executive actions to tackle the climate crisis.

Logitech CEO Details Carbon Transparency Plans, Challenges Businesses To Do More

By Tyler Clifford
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Logitech CEO Bracken Darrell is challenging corporations to step up their efforts to address climate change, telling CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Tuesday that the device manufacturer plans to provide consumers more transparency about the carbon footprint of Logitech products.

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What Does it Mean for the U.S. to Rejoin the Paris Climate Agreement?

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Joe Biden took office as the 46th U.S. president on January 20th, 2021. As part of his campaign, Biden has signed an executive order that the U.S. will rejoin the Paris Climate Agreement and that he will lead aggressive action on climate change mitigation. But what does the U.S. re-entry into the Paris Agreement really mean for global organizations in 2021 and beyond?

While mostly symbolic, symbols matter

The Arbor Day Foundation Partners With Andriaki Shipping to Plant 100,000 Trees in the Mississippi River Valley

Greece-based shipping company will support planting of 100,000 trees in the Mississippi River Valley.
Press Release

LINCOLN, Neb., January 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Andriaki Shipping, a marine shipping company based in Greece, will partner with the Arbor Day Foundation to plant 100,000 trees in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley, one of the most ecologically degraded regions in the United States.

BIER and 2020: The Year in Review

Driving sustainable progress in the beverage sector
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Unquestionably, the year 2020 will not be forgotten. Collectively, we have experienced a global pandemic, historical social movements, and increasing environmental threats. Understanding the implications of these collective challenges and what lies ahead is undetermined. Yet, despite these unprecedented challenges, sustainable progress has been made in 2020 and the beverage sector has continued to lead.

CGF Environmental Sustainability Newsletter - Q4 2020

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www.tcgffoodwaste.com | www.tcgfforestpositive.com | www.tcgfplasticwaste.com | In this video, hear from the CGF's Ignacio Gavilan as he gives updates from the CGF's Environmental Sustainability Coalitions of Action.

Why Providing Alternatives to SF6 and Other Greenhouse Gases is Important for Carbon Reduction Initiatives

By Olivier Blum
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The urgency to act on climate change has never been greater, and, in the absence of global regulation, companies are voluntarily stepping up to fill the gap. As of the publication of this blog post, more than 1000 companies have set public science-based carbon reduction targets through the Science-based Targets Initiative (SBTI), while hundreds more have committed to renewable energy, energy efficiency, and electric vehicle adoption through The Climate Group’s RE100, EP100, and EV100 programs.

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