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ReFED Accelerates Action to Cut Food Waste in Half by 2030 at 2019 Food Waste Summit

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SAN FRANCISCO, October 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Today, ReFED, the only U.S. nonprofit wholly dedicated to reducing food waste, announced the annual ReFED Food Waste Summit taking place October 28-30, 2019 at METREON in San Francisco.

Bridgestone Wins the Mercedes-Benz Environmental Responsibility Award

The award-winning Reused Water project reinforces the company’s commitment to value natural resources.
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SAO PAULO, October 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Bridgestone, the world’s largest tire manufacturer, received the Mercedes-Benz Environmental Responsibility Award for the implementation of the Reused Water Project. The announcement of the winners took place on October 15, at an awards ceremony held in São Paulo. 

The Arbor Day Foundation and International Paper to Continue Partnership to Reforest Communities

International Paper supports the Foundation’s Time for Trees initiative and Community Tree Recovery
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ORANGE, Texas, October 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation and International Paper will continue their partnership to plant trees in forests and communities across the country.

Strengthening Supply Chain Reporting

GRI launches business leadership forum
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Is your business driving sustainability and transparency in your supply chain? Do you find it challenging to connect supply chain responsibility and sustainability reporting? How can you make your supply chain more transparent?

Explore these and other questions and share your insights with a group of like-minded peers in the Business Leadership Forum on Strengthening Supply Chain Reporting, delivered by GRI – provider of the world’s leading sustainability reporting standards.  

Subaru Loves the Earth Recycling Program Expands to More Than 160 REI Stores Nationwide

Automaker and Outdoor Retailer Will Host Nationwide Upcycling Events Throughout November as Part of Ongoing Subaru Loves the Earth Recycling Initiative
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CAMDEN, N.J., October 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ –  Subaru of America, Inc. today announced that stemming from the overwhelming success of its Subaru Loves the Earth initiative, which achieved the recent recycling milestone of diverting more than two million pieces of waste from landfills, the automaker is bringing its robust recycling program in-store to REI retailers nationwide.

Reducing Our Footprint

As Mohawk continues to grow, we remain focused on minimizing environmental impact
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As Mohawk works to leave positive handprints in communities around the world, we haven’t lost sight of the environmental footprint of our own facilities. While our businesses operate in a decentralized manner, all are working toward shared goals of reducing our use of natural resources. Across Mohawk, we are closing in on our 2020 goals, set in 2010, to decrease energy, GHG, water and waste-to-intensity by 25%.

Ford Motor Company Awarded for Outstanding Energy Efficiency Commitments

HVAC equipment upgrades demonstrate best energy practices, reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 330 metric tons
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DEARBORN, Mich., October 23, 2019, /3BL Media/ – Ford Motor Company has earned an Energy Efficiency Leader Award for setting the gold standard in sustainability and energy conservation through energy saving equipment upgrades.

Supporting Wells Fargo to Create a Strong, Sustainable Future

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NRG is proud to announce a ten-year structured renewable energy agreement with Wells Fargo. We will provide 62,000 MWh of renewable electricity annually to power approximately 400 Wells Fargo properties from a new utility-scale solar facility in Texas. The Renewable SelectSM plan helps the company meet their sustainability goals, reduce their overall carbon emissions, and support resiliency efforts in the region.

One Plant; Many Stories

#PlacesThatMatter – Findlay, Ohio
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Findlay, Ohio is a town with a storied history.

It started with Colonel James Findlay, who built a road and stockade in the area to transport and shelter his troops during the War of 1812. This stockade was later named Fort Findlay in his honor, with the town of the same name sprouting up after the war. Decades later, the town of Findlay was a stop for slaves traveling along the Underground Railroad. From the 1880s until the early 20th century, the area was a booming center of oil and gas production.

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