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BIER Further Evolves Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Sector Guidance

Version 4.1 of the Beverage Industry Greenhouse Gas Emissions Sector Guidance
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August 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) has made further enhancements and additions to the Beverage Industry Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Sector Guidance (4.0) published in December 2018. This enhanced document represents version 4.1 of the Guidance and continues BIER’s ambition of providing supplementary guidance specific to beverage companies for greater consistency, accuracy, and leadership with GHG accounting and management. 
 

Major Investors and Companies Urge Colorado to Adopt a Strong Zero Emission Vehicle Program

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July 31, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Influential investors and companies called on the Colorado Air Quality Control Commission today to accelerate the state’s transition to clean transportation and adopt a strong standard that would increase the number of electric vehicles (EVs) on Colorado’s roads.

Tetra Tech’s 2019 International Bike to Work Challenge has Highest Turnout Since Inception

Cycling 44,000 kilometers to work to reduce traffic congestion and carbon emissions
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As part of Tetra Tech’s 2019 International Bike to Work Week (BTWW) Challenge, 697 participants from more than 61 teams around the world cycled to work to reduce traffic congestion and carbon emissions. The 2019 BTWW Challenge had the highest participation since the event began in 2012 as a friendly competition between our offices in Seattle, Washington, and Vancouver, British Columbia. Our 697 riders pedaled a total of 44,326.3 kilometers (km) across Australia, Brazil, Canada, Hong Kong, Malawi, New Zealand, Poland, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

IOC-Supported Guide Outlines How Sustainable Venues Can Help Conserve Nature

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A new guide developed by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), in partnership with the International Olympic Committee (IOC), outlines how the careful planning, location and design of new sports venues and facilities can help avoid potential negative impacts on nature – and even contribute to its conservation.

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A new guide developed by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), in partnership with the International Olympic Committee (IOC), outlines how the careful planning, location and design of new sports venues and facilities can help avoid potential negative impacts on nature – and even contribute to its conservation.

Ecocentricity Blog: Plan G

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This 20-minute video covers four different climate stories in the state of Georgia. Even if you aren’t in Georgia, give it a watch – this is a great example of excellent climate communication.

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This 20-minute video covers four different climate stories in the state of Georgia. Even if you aren’t in Georgia, give it a watch – this is a great example of excellent climate communication.

Caesars Entertainment Announces Release of its 10th Annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report, Marking a Decade of Positive Impact

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July 31, 2019 – Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ:CZR), one of the world’s most diversified gaming and entertainment companies, today published its annual PEOPLE PLANET PLAY corporate social responsibility (CSR) report, marking a decade of positive impact in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) strategy.

The Report covers progress made by the Company in 2018 and during the first half of 2019 in six key areas:

Leadership in Responsible Business

Alliance Data: Embracing Change and the Environment

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We recognize that the natural environment is under increasing strain: ecosystems and wildlife are being threatened and climate change is creating a growing uncertainty for societies and economies. These issues are real and relevant to our clients and associates. We strive to minimize our environmental footprint and deliver social and economic benefits by using resources efficiently; by engaging with clients, suppliers and associates to rethink our policies and practices; and by rigorously tracking our performance.

How to Start a Corporate Revolution

Reprinted from Conscious Company
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Interface’s story can not only inspire but also instruct us all in how a purposeless company can transform itself to become a vehicle for achieving something important for the world and improve its financial performance in the process. 

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Interface’s story can not only inspire but also instruct us all in how a purposeless company can transform itself to become a vehicle for achieving something important for the world and improve its financial performance in the process. 

Alexion’s Commitment to Sustaining Our Planet

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Alexion is committed to sustaining our planet and serving the communities where we work. We invest in these communities and our shared planet in support of those who depend on us today and the generations to follow. Acting on this commitment, Alexion has an established and integrated Environmental Health and Safety Management System that ensures not only regulatory compliance, but also environmental sustainability and worker health, safety and well-being.

Solar Power World: Black & Veatch Among Nation’s Top Solar Power Contractors

High U.S. ranking reflects company’s comprehensive global solar installation capabilities
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OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, July 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ – With renewable energy expected to be the fastest-growing source of new U.S. electricity generation for the next several years, Solar Power World has named Black & Veatch among the top U.S. solar contractors, ranking the company sixth of 415 installers on the magazine's 2019 “Top Solar Contractors” list.

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