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2020 Moskowitz Prize Awarded to Research That Demonstrates Shareholders Can Influence a Firm’s Real Environmental Impact

The Moskowitz Prize builds on a legacy of identifying research whose findings have the potential to influence the future of the practice of responsible finance.
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November 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ - From a field of over 100 submitted papers, The Real Effects of Environmental Activism was selected as the winner of the 2020 Moskowitz Prize at Northwestern University.

BIER Member Spotlight: Julie Starr

Meet Julie Starr
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Name: Julie Starr

Company: Taiga Company

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FCA Installs New Monitoring Station to Measure Air Quality on Detroit's East Side

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We all need clean air, at home and at work, inside and outside of the places we live. But how do we truly know that the air we’re breathing is clean? That’s why we’ve installed a state-of-the-art, ambient air quality monitoring station at our new Mack Assembly Plant. 

Texan by Nature Honors Vistra for Commitment to Conservation

Companies Across the State of Texas Recognized in the TxN 20 for Their Leadership in Conservation & Sustainability
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Texan by Nature (TxN), a Texas-led conservation non-profit founded by former First Lady Laura Bush, has recognized leading, integrated retail electricity and power generation company, Vistra, in the Texan by Nature 20 (TxN 20). The annual list ranks companies with Texas operations that have made a demonstrative commitment to conservation. This year’s honorees are featured in the latest issue of Texas Monthly, which hits newstands on Thursday November, 19. 

water4Her Campaign Launches to Mobilize 100,000 Women to Empower 100,000 Women Through Clean Water

Global Water Challenge’s women for water Teams Up with Chris Long Foundation’s Waterboys to Bring Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) to Women and Girls in High-Need Communities
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WASHINGTON, November 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ – women for water™, a clean water and women’s empowerment action platform, and two-time Super Bowl winner Chris Long’s premier athlete-led initiative Waterboys, announced today that they will partner on the water4Her campaign to empower 100,000 East African women and girls through clean water access.

Ecolab Named to Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

Index recognizes leading global sustainability-driven companies
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ST. PAUL, Minn., November 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services that protect people and vital resources, has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability™ World Index (DJSI World), which tracks the leading sustainability-driven publicly listed companies globally.

First-Ever Peace REC (P-REC) Transaction Drives Renewable Energy Development in Africa

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SAN FRANCISCO, November 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- The first-ever Peace Renewable Energy Credit (P-REC) transaction has been executed by Microsoft with Energy Peace Partners (EPP) and project developer Nuru.

Arbor Day Foundation and Williams Collaborating to Reforest New Jersey and Virginia

More than 35,000 Trees Planted to Protect Wildlife Habitat and Waterways
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LINCOLN, Neb., November 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation today announced it will partner with Williams, a leading natural gas infrastructure company, to plant more than 35,000 trees in New Jersey and Virginia. The reforestation efforts will help to reestablish natural habitats and waterways, while contributing to the restoration of endangered wildlife.

TUSK Announces a $1.3 Million Boost to Its Conservation Fund Awards

Africa’s wildlife protectors will be honored at the Tusk Awards 2020 with an additional £1million provided to conservation efforts
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LONDON, November 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ - This year, the prestigious Tusk Conservation Awards, launched with Prince William in 2013 to celebrate the work of leading conservationists in Africa, will take place virtually on Thursday 3rd December at 1:00 p.m. ET. This year the event will be broadcast free to air on Facebook Live and online at www.tuskawards.com – the public is invited to join in celebrating the importance of this good work.

Drawdown Georgia Names Leadership Council Co-Chairs Jasmine Crowe, Roy Richards, Jr., and Nathaniel Smith to Lead New Climate Solutions Effort

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Launched last month, Drawdown Georgia -- the first state-centered effort to crowdsolve for climate change -- today announced the formation of a Leadership Council. Chaired by Jasmine Crowe, founder and CEO of Goodr, Inc., Roy Richards, Jr., chairman of the board for Southwire, and Nathaniel Smith, founder and chief equity officer of Partnership for Southern Equity, the Leadership Council will help guide and advance the effort to scale the 20 climate solutions identified as having the most potential to reverse climate change in Georgia in coming years.

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Launched last month, Drawdown Georgia -- the first state-centered effort to crowdsolve for climate change -- today announced the formation of a Leadership Council. Chaired by Jasmine Crowe, founder and CEO of Goodr, Inc., Roy Richards, Jr., chairman of the board for Southwire, and Nathaniel Smith, founder and chief equity officer of Partnership for Southern Equity, the Leadership Council will help guide and advance the effort to scale the 20 climate solutions identified as having the most potential to reverse climate change in Georgia in coming years.

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