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Ecolab Names Emilio Tenuta Senior Vice President of Sustainability

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January 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, food safety and public health technologies and services, today announced that Emilio Tenuta has been promoted to senior vice president of Sustainability.

Herbal Essences is Improving the Health of Hair With More Plant Power in 2020

Through collaboration with like-minded partners, the brand demonstrates an ongoing commitment to ingredient transparency and more sustainable packaging – fostering healthy plants and hair.
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CINCINNATI - January, 30, 2019 - /3BL Media/ - Herbal Essences believes in the positive power of nature, the important role plants play in the world’s future, as well as plants’ role in developing haircare products. Therefore, the brand is continuing its commitment to ingredient transparency and sustainable packaging with a series of introductions and improvements in 2020.

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Ecocentricity Blog: What's the APR on Climate Change?

By: John A. Lanier
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By burning fossil fuels these last couple hundred years, we’ve been borrowing against our carbon budget and our climate future. Trillions of tons of carbon have been spent into the atmosphere, and we now need to pay them back by returning them to the earth.

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By burning fossil fuels these last couple hundred years, we’ve been borrowing against our carbon budget and our climate future. Trillions of tons of carbon have been spent into the atmosphere, and we now need to pay them back by returning them to the earth.

Timberland Launches Season Two of Nature Needs Heroes Campaign

Campaign celebrates six heroes for nature from around the globe; highlights new eco-conscious styles for SS20.
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STRATHAM, N.H., January 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ - For the spring 2020 season, Timberland builds upon the brand’s Nature Needs Heroes campaign, celebrating six eco-heroes from around the globe who are making positive change for the planet, and calling on the global community to join the movement. The campaign first debuted in fall 2019, in concert with the bold announcement that Timberland will plant 50 million trees by 2025, to help fight the devastating effects of climate change in pursuit of a greener future.

Mohawk to Unveil “Plastic Wave” Art Installation Created From Recycled Bottles at Surfaces 2020

Basia Goszczynska's “Overflow” calls attention to the significant impact of plastics in the world’s water supply
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LAS VEGAS, January 28, 2020 /3BL Media/—This year at The International Surface Event (TISE), Mohawk will be unveiling an interactive art installation by Brooklyn-based artist Basia Goszczynska to help attendees visualize the true impact of plastic in the world’s waterways. Made almost entirely from recycled and upcycled materials and the different components that comprise Mohawk carpeting, “Overflow” will demonstrate how thoughtful product design, innovation and sustainability in the flooring industry is reducing the waste stream.

General Mills Launches Multi-Year Regenerative Agriculture Pilot with Wheat Growers in Central Kansas

Program aims to advance adoption of regenerative agriculture practices and improve overall water quality in key watershed
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MINNEAPOLIS, January 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – General Mills has launched a regenerative agriculture pilot with farmers in Kansas’ Cheney Reservoir watershed which provides water to more than 400,000 Wichita residents. The company targeted this watershed in conjunction with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment to improve water quality as part of the state-wide Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy. The 3-year pilot is comprised of 24 wheat growers in and around the 650,000-acre watershed where more than ninety-nine percent of the land is used for agricultural purposes.

Republic Services Recognized on CDP "A List" for Taking Lead on Climate Change

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PHOENIX, January 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) announced today that CDP, the global environmental impact nonprofit, named the Company to the prestigious Climate "A List" for its science-based goals, strategies and actions to lower greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate climate risks. 

International Paper Named to FORTUNE's List of World's Most Admired Companies

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MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- International Paper (NYSE: IP) was once again named by FORTUNE magazine as one of the "Worlds Most Admired Companies."  International Paper has earned this recognition in seventeen of the last eighteen years based on its scores in the following categories:

Family Farming Legacy From South Africa to Canada

By Ray Lourens
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Editor’s note: This is the latest post in our “You Grow, Girl!” series highlighting female farmers – from the northern reaches of Canada to the heartland of the U.S. from the western coast of Africa to the rolling hills of France and beyond. The series amplifies the voices of female farmers, who play vital roles in agriculture worldwide. Here, they share their unique perspectives on food, family and farming.

For this blog post, we reached out to Ray Lourens, who grew up on a farm in South Africa before relocating with her family to a remote farming community in Saskatchewan, Canada. Her family’s operation was recently selected to be a part of our Regenerative Agriculture Oat Pilot program which kicked off in 2019. 

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Editor’s note: This is the latest post in our “You Grow, Girl!” series highlighting female farmers – from the northern reaches of Canada to the heartland of the U.S. from the western coast of Africa to the rolling hills of France and beyond. The series amplifies the voices of female farmers, who play vital roles in agriculture worldwide. Here, they share their unique perspectives on food, family and farming.

For this blog post, we reached out to Ray Lourens, who grew up on a farm in South Africa before relocating with her family to a remote farming community in Saskatchewan, Canada. Her family’s operation was recently selected to be a part of our Regenerative Agriculture Oat Pilot program which kicked off in 2019. 

5 Questions With... The Design Team Behind Mohawk Group's Owls Collection

By Carlene Olsen
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Mohawk Group, an innovator in the flooring space, recently introduced its Owls carpet collection, which has a net positive impact on the planet given innovations in materials, manufacturing processes, and community initiatives.

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