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Stanley Black & Decker and Eastman Partner To Create Power Tools with a Sustainable Focus

BLACK+DECKER™ brand to launch reviva™ power tools line featuring Tritan™ Renew with 50% certified recycled content
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NEW BRITAIN, Conn. and KINGSPORT, Tenn., October 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) and specialty materials provider Eastman (NYSE: EMN) are teaming up to advance sustainability in the power tools industry. BLACK+DECKER, a Stanley Black & Decker brand, will be releasing a new product line, reviva, offering the brand’s first sustainability-led power tools that utilize Eastman’s Tritan Renew copolyester.

Investors Pushing the Drive to Net Zero -- Ninety One Publishes Second Edition of the Planetary Pulse Survey, Investing for a Carbon Free World: What Investors Want

Thirty two percent of investors are happy for their money to be used to reduce carbon emissions, regardless of return
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NEW YORK, October 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Ninety One has published the second edition of the Planetary Pulse survey, Investing for a Carbon Free World: What Investors Want. The survey of more than 6000 individual investors (investors) across ten markets (UK, US, Canada, Germany, Italy, Denmark, Sweden, South Africa, Singapore and Hong Kong) found that investors are ready to support the drive to net zero, with half stating that asset managers should use their influence as shareholders of carbon-heavy companies to he

Goldtree Mill and Independent Smallholders Attain Certified Sustainable Palm Oil in Sierra Leone

Goldtree Achieves RSPO Certification for Nearly 5,000 Smallholders
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SIERRA LEONE, October 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Goldtree S.L. Ltd is happy to announce that, as of the 13th of July, our operations have achieved certification to the acclaimed Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) from internationally recognized third-party certification body SCS Global Services (SCS). This means that Goldtree can offer palm oil products that are officially certified under the standards of the RSPO.

Timberland Brings Greenstride™ Eco-innovation to FW21 Boots

Waterproof, lightweight, naturally comfortable boots are ready for anything. New campaign spotlights artists and visionaries who are moving the world forward.
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STRATHAM, N.H. /3BL Media/ – Timberland is on a mission to inspire and equip a new generation to step outside and move the world forward. For FW21, the brand furthers its commitment to a greener future by bringing one of its most eco-conscious and comfortable experiences ever to boots. These new styles, featuring Timberland’s proprietary GreenStride™ innovation, launch worldwide today.

Hershey's Palm Oil Scorecard

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Hershey is committed to a traceable and sustainable palm oil supply chain with no deforestation, no peatland development and no exploitation of workers. When sustainably grown, palm oil can reduce pressure on forests and biodiversity and support smallholder farmers.

Divine Chocolate Launches New Branding to Highlight Best-in-Class Ethical and Sustainable Cocoa Sourcing

Refreshed brand identity emphasizes Divine’s authentic social mission through deep partnership with Fairtrade America and unique “Co-owned by Cocoa Farmers” business model
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WASHINGTON, October 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Fairtrade America is pleased to announce that its long-time partner, Divine Chocolate, has unveiled a fresh new look that highlights the chocolate maker’s social mission to empower farmers and consumers through creating a supply chain that shares value more equitably.

Tetra Pak Expands Production of Plant-Based Coatings for Aseptic Cartons to North America

Advancement signals another milestone toward creating the world’s most sustainable food package
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DENTON, Texas, October 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ – As demand for sustainable packaging continues to grow, Tetra Pak has expanded production of aseptic cartons made with sugarcane-based polyethylene (PE) coatings to their Denton, Texas converting plant. The cartons incorporating plant-based PE will come with a plant-based cap, also derived from sugarcane.

The plant-based PE coating offers the same recyclability, functionality and food protection as traditional polymers but made from renewable materials with a lower climate impact.

Illumina Recognized As #20 on Fortune's Change the World List

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Each year, Fortune Magazine publishes their Change The World list to celebrate companies and leaders that embrace corporate purpose and have had a positive social impact. We are humbled to be recognized at number 20 on the list as a company with measurable social impact, business results, and innovation.

Duke Energy Commits Nearly $500,000 in Grants to Organizations That Preserve, Enhance South Carolina's Natural Resources

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  • 16 organizations receive funding from Duke Energy Foundation.
  • Funding will benefit organizations supporting environmental projects and programs that improve access to nature for underserved communities.
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  • 16 organizations receive funding from Duke Energy Foundation.
  • Funding will benefit organizations supporting environmental projects and programs that improve access to nature for underserved communities.

Can Indoor Humidity Impact Covid-19 Transmission? Let's Take a Look

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The Covid-19 pandemic has taught us all that indoor air quality matters, and that indoor spaces need clean air in order to protect the health and well-being of the people inside them. One of the key factors in helping improve overall air quality is humidity: a measurement of the amount of water vapor in the air.

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