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Fluid Foundations: How Brian Faist's Career Helping the Environment Started With a Prank Gone Horribly Wrong

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Growing up in Portland, Oregon, sustainability was always central to Brian Faist’s upbringing. His family had a small garden, consistently recycled, and even competed against each other to see who could produce the least amount of trash. But even though he was raised with a fundamental appreciation for the importance of sustainability, it wasn’t something he necessarily planned on turning into a career.

In fact, his career in sustainability was born out of a prank gone wrong.

Ceres Launches New Effort to Slash Emissions and Improve Transparency Across the Food Sector, Sets Out Benchmark

Food Emissions 50 to call on companies to improve emissions disclosures, set ambitious emission reduction targets, and implement climate transition action plans in line with Paris Agreement
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July 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ - A new effort launched today to engage 50 of the highest-emitting publicly-traded food and agriculture companies in North America, with the goal of accelerating the transition to a net zero emissions future in the global food and agriculture sector. 

Webinar Series: Explore the Implications of the New ISEAL Credibility Principles

Join ISEAL and Evidensia in a webinar series where we explore ISEAL’s newly revised Credibility Principles.
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The ISEAL Credibility Principles define the core values of credible and effective sustainability systems, providing the foundations for sustainability systems to deliver greater impact. 

Since their first publication in 2013, the principles have become an international reference for good practice. In June 2021, ISEAL published version 2 of the principles following extensive consultation

Mohawk Group Honored by Vizient As an Environmentally Preferred Sourcing Designated Supplier

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CALHOUN, Ga., July 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Mohawk Group was awarded the title of Environmentally Preferred Sourcing designated supplier by Vizient, the nation’s leading health care performance improvement company. This honorable designation showcases Mohawk Group’s dedication to creating and maintaining environmentally preferable manufacturing, distribution and maintenance programs.

Antea Group Publishes 2020 Sustainability Report

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ST. PAUL, Minn., July 28, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Antea Group is proud to announce the publication of our 2020 Sustainability Report. Some areas of focus include our approach to sustainability, environmental impact, community and stakeholder engagement, as well as our commitment to quality and continuous improvement. The report also looks at how Antea Group invests in our people through employee engagement, diversity and inclusion, wellness, and health and safety.

Sustainability Roundtable Strikes Partnership With LevelTen Energy to Help Medium-Sized Businesses Meet Ambitious Renewable Energy Goals

New partnership enables Sustainability Roundtable to source off-site renewable energy through the LevelTen Platform on behalf of clients participating in its Net Zero Consortium for Buyers
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CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 28, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Today Sustainability Roundtable Inc. (SR Inc.), a leader in outsourced environmental, social, and governance management, and LevelTen Energy, the leading provider of renewable transaction infrastructure, announced a new partnership that will help medium-sized businesses set and meet more ambitious and credible renewable energy goals through aggregated procurements of new, utility-scale renewable energy.

Ecocentricity Blog: Looking Back

By: John A. Lanier
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"Ray, I know you’re looking down on us from above, and I hope we are making you proud. Thank you for the gifts you have given to us as a family, and for the legacy you have entrusted to us. I know you aren’t with us physically, but your spirit most certainly is. I can almost hear you saying what I heard from you so many times as a child - “Good job; now keep working!” We will keep working, because this is a critical time of change for our world."

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"Ray, I know you’re looking down on us from above, and I hope we are making you proud. Thank you for the gifts you have given to us as a family, and for the legacy you have entrusted to us. I know you aren’t with us physically, but your spirit most certainly is. I can almost hear you saying what I heard from you so many times as a child - “Good job; now keep working!” We will keep working, because this is a critical time of change for our world."

National Academy Publishes Study Showing How Georgia Could Halve Its Carbon Footprint

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Georgia could reduce its carbon footprint by 50% by 2030 through the adoption of 20 high-impact climate solutions identified by the Drawdown Georgia research team, according to a new analysis led by Regents Professor Marilyn Brown of Georgia Tech’s School of Public Policy. The study results were published July 26 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). Researchers at Georgia Tech, the University of Georgia, and Emory University conducted the study, which the Ray C. Anderson Foundation funded.

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Georgia could reduce its carbon footprint by 50% by 2030 through the adoption of 20 high-impact climate solutions identified by the Drawdown Georgia research team, according to a new analysis led by Regents Professor Marilyn Brown of Georgia Tech’s School of Public Policy. The study results were published July 26 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). Researchers at Georgia Tech, the University of Georgia, and Emory University conducted the study, which the Ray C. Anderson Foundation funded.

3M Invests in TPG Rise Climate Fund

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ST. PAUL, Minn., July 27, 2021 /3BLMedia/ -- 3M (NYSE: MMM) is expanding its ongoing commitment to environmental stewardship by investing in TPG Rise Climate, a multi-billion dollar climate impact investing fund that deploys mission-driven capital at scale.

Science-based Roadmap Can Help Dairy Industry Meet Sustainability Goals

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August 2, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Nature Conservancy (TNC) has developed a Roadmap for a Sustainable Dairy System to help businesses create solutions that are both environmentally friendly and economically favorable, while delivering dairy products that consumers can feel good about.

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