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Pure Strategies Joins Science Based Targets Network New Corporate Engagement Program

New Program Aims to Encourage Companies to Help Reverse Nature Loss in Line with Science
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GLOUCESTER, Mass., December 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Pure Strategies joined as a pioneer member of the Science Based Targets Network (SBTN) Corporate Engagement Program, to help advance corporate adoption of science-based targets for water, land, biodiversity, and oceans to complement the important work on science-based targets for climate.  Our team supports o

Call for Nominations Now OPEN for WEC 2021 Gold Medal Award for Corporate Sustainability

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November 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - As the world moves to rebuild our economies and to tackle climate change and systemic injustices, corporate leadership on sustainable development is more important than ever.  The Gold Medal Award recognizes excellence and provides inspiration to other companies worldwide. Nominations are now being accepted for the World Environment Center’s (WEC) 2021 Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development.

Sustained Global Leadership in Real Estate

Stockland has been ranked the #2 most sustainable real estate company in the world in the S&P Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI)
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For over a decade, Stockland has achieved a top five rank in the S&P Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), global recognition of its sustainability leadership and commitment to delivering shared value to all its stakeholders.

Why Is Indoor Air Quality Important?

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While most office-workers have been working from home for much of this year, there is a slow but growing trend towards opening office spaces for limited numbers of employees to gather and collaborate. Employers recognize the value of in-person meetings for building stronger teams and sparking innovation. Of course, going into the office during a pandemic is quite different. We now know that COVID-19 spreads through respiratory droplets and aerosols that are produced through talking and breathing.

Atlantic Salmon Farmer, Hiddenfjord, Becomes the Industry's First to Stop Using Air Freight

Report Shows a 94% CO2 Reduction
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FAROE ISLANDS, December 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Atlantic Salmon farmer, Hiddenfjord has announced the suspension of all air freight as of 10-10-2020. This change has reduced Hiddenfjord’s overseas transportation CO2 emissions by 94% —as reported by the independent Norwegian research organization, SINTEF.

OpEd: It's Time for Positive Action Strategies

Meaningful action urgently needed to clean up the supply-side energy system, argues John Green, Chief Commercial Officer of Ninety One
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The following letter has published as an OpEd in Environmental Finance

November 2020

As we add impetus to the global move to a cleaner, more sustainable energy system, perhaps the greatest obstacle we face is the enormous financing requirement that this step change in our economies will bring. The financing required to clean up our supply-side energy system over the next 30 years is anything between $100 trillion and $150 trillion. If we go with $100 trillion, that amounts to around $3.5 trillion a year. (Climate policy initiative 2018)

Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - November 2020

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Ray Anderson always said "Brighten the corner where you are." His foundation still has lots of stories to share in their quarterly newsletter.

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Ray Anderson always said "Brighten the corner where you are." His foundation still has lots of stories to share in their quarterly newsletter.

Dow's RENUVA™ Program Wins Sustainability Award From Chemical Week

Flagship RENUVA™ Mattress Recycling Program awarded Best Sustainable Product
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HORGEN, Switzerland – November 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Dow (NYSE: Dow), has won Best Sustainable Product for its RENUVA™ Mattress Recycling Program in Chemical Week’s Sustainability Awards. The RENUVA™ Mattress Recycling Program contributes towards recycling end of life polyurethane mattresses in collaboration with the value chain. This project converts polyurethane foams from end-of-life (waste) mattresses back to one of the main chemical building blocks of its polymer - polyol.

How the Nanostructure of a Butterfly Wing Inspired a Better Way to Purify Air

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Metalmark addresses the global air pollution crisis by turning contaminated fumes into breathable air. Inspired by the structural coloration, aerodynamics, strength, lightness, and water repellency of butterfly wings, they are creating high-performance catalytic materials that can purify both indoor and outdoor air.

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Metalmark addresses the global air pollution crisis by turning contaminated fumes into breathable air. Inspired by the structural coloration, aerodynamics, strength, lightness, and water repellency of butterfly wings, they are creating high-performance catalytic materials that can purify both indoor and outdoor air.

The Love of Money

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by Doug Lynam of Longview Asset Management and author of 'From Monk to Money Manager 

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