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Enviva Releases Its First Corporate Sustainability Report

Inaugural report outlines Enviva’s commitment to sustainable wood bioenergy, milestones in the company’s 16-year history, and progress in fighting climate change, displacing coal, and growing more trees
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BETHESDA, Md., October 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Enviva, a leading renewable energy company specializing in wood bioenergy, today announced the release of its first Corporate Sustainability Report. The report focuses on three key topics that define Enviva’s mission: people, forests, and climate change. The report highlights progress Enviva has made to help landowners in the U.S. Southeast keep and use generational forestland, address climate change by displacing coal and drive positive, economic change in the communities where the company operates.

S&P Global Completes 11th Annual Environmental Disclosure Through CDP

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Disclosure highlights Company’s commitment to sustainability; since 2013, S&P Global has decreased greenhouse gas emissions 31% and energy use by 37% across its facilities.

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Disclosure highlights Company’s commitment to sustainability; since 2013, S&P Global has decreased greenhouse gas emissions 31% and energy use by 37% across its facilities.

Amid Devastating Forest Fires, One Trillion Trees Movement Puts Down U.S. Roots

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By Heather Clancy

This week marks the launch of the first regional chapter of the ambitious global movement to conserve, manage, restore and grow 1 trillion trees — a natural climate solution seen as critical for helping draw down the earth's carbon debt, and an idea that has been spreading like wildfire since it was planted in January in Davos, Switzerland.

AB InBev Eliminates Plastic Rings in UK

We didn’t put a ring on it. Here’s what’s replaced our plastic rings in the UK!
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AB InBev has reached another exciting circular packaging milestone - our entire portfolio of iconic beers from Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I is now plastic-ring free. 

That means cans of Budweiser, Bud Light, Stella Artois and Beck’s in the UK will now be packaged with alternatives like fully recyclable wraps and the KeelClip™, a new technology which uses recyclable paperboard to create a lighter weight pack.

Nanomik Biotechnology Protects Crops From Fungi Using Biomimetic Principles

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Nanomik Biotechnology protects crops from fungi by controlling the release of plant defense molecules found throughout nature.

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Nanomik Biotechnology protects crops from fungi by controlling the release of plant defense molecules found throughout nature.

T. Rowe Price Reports on Its Commitment to Sustainability

The Sustainability Report highlights the firm’s progress on economic, social, and environmental sustainability programs
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BALTIMORE, October 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ - T. Rowe Price has released its first Sustainability Report, which builds on the foundation of years of Corporate Responsibility Reporting. The report specifically addresses the firm’s initiatives to promote economic, social, and environmental sustainability.

#TeamTrees Ahead of Schedule for 2020 on Anniversary of Launch

7.1 million trees will be planted in forests worldwide by the year’s end
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LINCOLN, Neb., October 26, 2020 /3BL Media/ - On the anniversary of the launch of #TeamTrees, the Arbor Day Foundation announced that the campaign’s goal of planting 22 million trees by the end of 2022 is well underway. Amidst the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, the Foundation will have planted 7.1 million trees spanning more than twenty countries by the close of 2020. Of the 34 projects scheduled for 2020, 24 are fully complete. The remaining 10 are in progress and on track to be finished by the year’s end.

Owens Corning Earns Dow Jones Sustainability Index Recognition for 10th Straight Year

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TOLEDO, Ohio, Sept. 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) earned a place on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) for the 10th consecutive year and was named Industry Leader for the DJSI World Building Products group for the seventh straight year.

The DJSI World comprises an elite listing of the world’s largest companies based on long-term environmental, social and governance criteria.

Working Together for Climate Action

by Vince Digneo, Sustainability Strategist
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As we look toward the end of the year, it’s needless to say that 2020 has not been what any of us imagined. Our communities across the globe have suffered, from the impacts of COVID-19 to the injustices of racial inequality. With everything we are facing, it would be easy to think that the environment and climate change aren’t priorities right now. But decoupling our environmental health from human well-being and inequality is a mistake. Now more than ever, we must remember that these issues are highly interconnected, and that with creativity, we can create change.

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