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International Paper Receives 2021 Friend of the Forest Award

Award from the Arbor Day Foundation recognizes the company’s commitment to using trees and forests to achieve sustainability goals.
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The Arbor Day Foundation has awarded International Paper the prestigious 2021 Friend of the Forest Award. International Paper is among six individuals, nonprofits, and companies who received an Arbor Day Award in 2021.

Engaging Employees in Environmental Stewardship

NortonLifeLock relaunches environmental program, Part 1
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Protecting our planet is key to ensuring a safe and sustainable future. We call this work environmental stewardship. Our relaunched environmental stewardship program focuses on efforts across the following pillars: climate and energy; sustainable products; supply chain; engagement; and reporting. This post is part of a three-part series. Keep an eye out for more information on our climate and energy efforts and our product and supply chain efforts, both coming soon.

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Protecting our planet is key to ensuring a safe and sustainable future. We call this work environmental stewardship. Our relaunched environmental stewardship program focuses on efforts across the following pillars: climate and energy; sustainable products; supply chain; engagement; and reporting. This post is part of a three-part series. Keep an eye out for more information on our climate and energy efforts and our product and supply chain efforts, both coming soon.

Sustainability From The Ground Up: What Responsible Mining Means to Eldorado Gold

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At Eldorado Gold, sustainability is more than just a word.  It’s at the core of all that we do.

“Responsible business practices are at the heart of our business,” explains George Burns, our President and CEO.  “For us, responsible mining means delivering on our commitments to execute on safe, inclusive and innovative operations, engaged and prosperous communities, responsibly produced products and a healthy environment, now and for the future.”

Bayer Launches Its Decarbonization Program for Agriculture in Europe

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In line with the political objectives of the EU Green Deal, the program’s main goal is to fight climate change by establishing carbon farming practices at farmers’ level with benefits for the entire agricultural value chain / Program kicks off with over 25 farmers across seven countries in the EU and beyond: France, Spain, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, United Kingdom and Ukraine

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In line with the political objectives of the EU Green Deal, the program’s main goal is to fight climate change by establishing carbon farming practices at farmers’ level with benefits for the entire agricultural value chain / Program kicks off with over 25 farmers across seven countries in the EU and beyond: France, Spain, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, United Kingdom and Ukraine

New Analysis Shows Continuing Declines in U.S. Power Sector Air Emissions - Alongside Jump in Renewable Generation

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July 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ - U.S. power sector carbon dioxide emissions fell 10% between 2019 and 2020 according to a new analysis released today. This is the largest year-over-year decrease since the Benchmarking Air Emissions of the 100 Largest Electric Power Producers in the United States report was first released in 1997.

MilliporeSigma Science Will Tell Podcast: Cyrene™

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Science Will Tell is a podcast series in which we explore infinite solutions to sustainability and community impact from the Life Science Business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.* 

Are there greener alternatives to solvents? In the fourth episode of the Science Will Tell podcast series, you will learn how we are using green chemistry to develop a portfolio of environmentally-friendly, safe alternatives like Cyrene™.

Cyrene™ was created in response to the need for solvents to meet stricter regulation requirements for both employee safety and environmental sustainability.

BIER Stakeholder Spotlight: Travis Loop

Meet Travis Loop
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Name: Travis Loop, Founder, and Producer of waterloop, a nonprofit media outlet featuring conversations about water solutions

Company: waterloop

Connect with Travis on LinkedIn

MilliporeSigma Science Will Tell Podcast: DOZN™

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Science Will Tell is a podcast series in which we explore infinite solutions to sustainability and community impact from the Life Science Business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.* 

In the third episode, you will learn more about DOZN™, our quantitative, industry-first green chemistry tool that utilizes the 12 Principles of Green Chemistry in order for scientists to make more informed decisions and to reduce their environmental footprint. Specifically, DOZN™ enables scientists to compare the relative greenness of similar chemicals, synthetic routes and chemical processes.

MilliporeSigma Continues to Achieve Great Progress With Its SMASH Packaging Plan

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Product packaging is one of the most visible and tangible environmental impacts in the life science industry, which is why MilliporeSigma is focused on driving sustainability in its packaging.

Launched in 2019, MilliporeSigma’s SMASH Packaging Plan is an industry-first framework designed to reduce the environmental impact of the company’s packaging by 2022. The 2020 SMASH Packaging Report card reveals MilliporeSigma is on track to achieve several of its initiatives by 2022.

A few key goals that the SMASH Packaging Plan achieved in 2020 include:

Ecocentricity Blog: Life Creates Conditions Conducive to Life

By: John A. Lanier
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No matter how much we might foul her, nature will continue her laborious work to clean herself, to renew herself, and to become more resilient. And most amazingly of all, she doesn’t hold a grudge against our rebellious little species.

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No matter how much we might foul her, nature will continue her laborious work to clean herself, to renew herself, and to become more resilient. And most amazingly of all, she doesn’t hold a grudge against our rebellious little species.

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