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SCS Global Services Welcomes Safety and Sustainability Market Veterans to Its Ranks

Demand for Certification Services Strengthens Despite Pandemic
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EMERYVILLE, Calif. ,  /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services, an international pioneer and leader in sustainability standards development and third-party certification of environmental, social, safety and quality performance, is proud to announce the addition of five new experts to its senior management staff. Industry veterans Carey Allen, Henning Bloech, Jenny Oorbeck, Vik Ahuja and Tom Ehart have joined the fold, each enriching SCS with decades of experience as the company continues its rapid growth trajectory.

VF Corporation Allocates Green Bond Net Proceeds to Advance Ambitious Science Based Targets

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DENVER, February 18, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies, today announced it has fully allocated the net proceeds from its inaugural green bond issued last year, which totaled approximately €493 million.

Understanding Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG), and Why It's a Critical Business Focus

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As the greater landscape of industry shifts beneath our feet, a crucial element is quietly evolving with it: the expectations of investors.

To determine the value of a potential investment, firms have begun using a specific set of criteria designed to evaluate a company’s sustainability. That is to say, how well will the company hold up to environmental scrutiny? How strong are its relationships in its social ecosystem? Is leadership transparent or will they end up in the headlines in a few years?

In a World Seeking New Technology, Collaboration Will Bring the Greatest Value

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The Dow Carbon Challenge is further validation of our ambition as a materials science company... to develop new, more sustainable chemistries ...

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The Dow Carbon Challenge is further validation of our ambition as a materials science company... to develop new, more sustainable chemistries ...

S&P Global Announces Ambitious Climate Actions on Its Way to Achieving Net Zero by 2040

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  • Company Commits to 25% Reduction in Emissions by 2025 

  • Reductions Align with Most Aggressive Scenario to Keep Warming to 1.5º C

  • Goals Validated by the Science Based Targets initiative

  • Planned Actions Position S&P Global to Achieve Net Zero 10 Years Earlier than Paris Climate Agreement Objective

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  • Company Commits to 25% Reduction in Emissions by 2025 

  • Reductions Align with Most Aggressive Scenario to Keep Warming to 1.5º C

  • Goals Validated by the Science Based Targets initiative

  • Planned Actions Position S&P Global to Achieve Net Zero 10 Years Earlier than Paris Climate Agreement Objective

COVID-19 Sharpens Focus on Resilience and Sustainability for Rockwell Automation

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In an interview with Anoop Menon of Zawya, Blake Moret, chairman and chief executive officer of Rockwell Automation, shares insight on how COVID-19 has forced companies to sharpen their focus on reliance, agility, and sustainability.

ZAWYA.com is a leading source of global and regional news serving millions of professionals across the Middle East and North Africa, including the UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt.

CGF Joint Statement on Human Rights in the Palm Oil Sector

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PARIS, 21 January 2021 /3BL Media/—  As collectives of major global companies with supply chains in the palm oil sector,  The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition and Human Rights Coalition — Working to End Forced Labour both share a steadfast commitmen

Tetra Tech's Charity of the Year Update: Water.org

Partnering with Water.org to bring safe and clean water to families in the Philippines
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Each year Tetra Tech partners with a charity organization to support communities in need around the world. At our virtual all-company meeting, we were pleased to announce our partnership with Water.org that is dedicated to changing lives with access to clean water. Water.org, an international nonprofit organization founded by Matt Damon and Gary White in 2009, has positively transformed millions of lives around the world with access to safe water and sanitation.

How Will America's Environmental Initiatives Change Under President Biden?

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We’re coming off a year that was defined by transformative and disruptive change. Now there is plenty more on the horizon with a new presidential administration taking office here in 2021.

What should environment, health, safety, and sustainability professionals expect as America welcomes new leadership in the White House? Will the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris lead to increased federal emphasis on environmental initiatives? It seems very likely.

Duke Energy Establishes Relationship with Optus Bank to Support Minority-Owned Businesses

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  • Duke Energy deposits $5 million into Black-owned bank headquartered in South Carolina.
  • Boosts funding to support Optus Bank’s efforts to address economic inequality and close the racial wealth gap.
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  • Duke Energy deposits $5 million into Black-owned bank headquartered in South Carolina.
  • Boosts funding to support Optus Bank’s efforts to address economic inequality and close the racial wealth gap.

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