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Restore Our Earth: Reducing Waste Through Reuse and Recycling

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by Darcy Robison, Pentair Social Responsibility Senior Director

This week we celebrate Earth Day 2021, a 3-day event to inspire global citizens to Restore Our Earth™. At Pentair, our purpose and mission help to empower our employees to make a difference within and beyond the workplace. Sustainability is not an initiative, but instead it is core to how we operate, the products we create, and the customers we serve.

Dairyland Partners With Arbor Day Foundation to Plant 72,000 Trees and Help Restore Forests Nationwide

The effort is part of an initiative to encourage auto and motorcycle insurance customers to choose paperless billing
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STEVENS POINT, Wis., April 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Dairyland® has partnered with the Arbor Day Foundation to help regenerate forests from coast to coast in communities where the auto and motorcycle insurance brand has a strong customer presence.

Dairyland, a brand of Wisconsin-based Sentry Insurance, worked with the Arbor Day Foundation to identify locations where forest regeneration is needed due to natural disasters and other threats. Dairyland will plant more than 72,000 trees—one for each customer who chose paperless billing in 2020.

Henkel 3D Printing Facility Drives Sustainability by Achieving Zero Waste to Landfill Status

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ROCKY HILL, Conn., April 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Henkel’s Dixon facility in California, USA, the global center of excellence for the manufacture of resins for 3D printing, has achieved zero production waste to landfill (ZWTL) status.

Restoring Pollinator Habitats is Key to Feeding the Future

By Martin Mundo | SVP, General Merchandise Manager, Produce and Global Produce Sourcing, Walmart U.S.
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Imagine mornings without orange juice, summer picnics without strawberries or holiday dinners without apple pie. Such a future is possible if we don’t take collective action to begin restoring pollinator habitats around the world.

Cummins Joins Group Advocating for Climate Action

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Cummins is celebrating Earth Week by joining the CEO Climate Dialogue, a group of 22 companies and four leading environmental groups committed to advocating for climate action in the U.S. Congress.

The group is calling for aggressive steps to address the country’s climate-related challenges, including an economy-wide price on carbon to use the power of the market to help achieve the country’s carbon reduction goals in a “simple, coherent and efficient manner.”

WSP Commits to Net Zero, Supported by Science-based Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Targets

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MONTREAL, April 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- WSP Global Inc. (TSX: WSP) (“WSP” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce ambitious climate action through a commitment to achieve net zero emissions across its value chain by 2040. To support the achievement of its net zero commitment, the Corporation has set science-based greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction targets, which have been approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi).

CBRE Group, Inc. Earns 2021 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award

14 Consecutive Years of EPA Recognition
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April 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized CBRE with a 2021 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership and superior contributions to ENERGY STAR. This marks the 14th consecutive year CBRE has earned ENERGY STAR's Partner of the Year Award.

HP Inc. Announces Ambitious Climate Action Goals

Outlines broad plans to combat climate change focused on carbon emissions, circularity and forests. Introduces climate partnerships to extend impact ranging from ocean conservation to forest restoration.
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Les lauréats du Programme de financement TD pour les espaces verts 2021 renforceront la résilience dans des collectivités défavorisées

20 lauréats d’une subvention au Canada et aux États-Unis construiront des infrastructures vertes dans des collectivités touchées de manière disproportionnée par la COVID-19
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LINCOLN, Neb., et TORONTO, April 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Aujourd’hui, le Groupe Banque TD (la TD) et la Arbor Day Foundation ont annoncé les lauréats du Programme de financement TD pour les espaces verts 2021. Dans le cadre de ce programme, un montant total de 400 000 dollars américains (500 000 dollars canadiens) sera accordé afin d’appuyer des projets d’infrastructures vertes dans des collectivités qui ont été touchées de façon disproportionnée par la COVID-19.

PepsiCo Announces 2030 Goal to Scale Regenerative Farming Practices Across 7 Million Acres, Equivalent to Entire Agricultural Footprint

Company’s Efforts Estimated to Reduce At Least 3 Million Tons of Greenhouse Gas Emissions by the End of the Decade.
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PURCHASE, N.Y., April 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ – PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) today announced a new, impact-driven Positive Agriculture ambition, anchored by a goal to spread regenerative farming practices across 7 million acres, approximately equal to its entire agricultural footprint. The company estimates the effort will eliminate at least 3 million tons of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) by the end of the decade.

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