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Surviving Climate Change: Hope Lies With The People. (Part 2)

Why are we so slow to mobilize?
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As we welcome in a new decade it’s time to recognize that “we the people” will need to be the ones to solve the climate crisis.

How Companies Buy RECs to Meet Their Sustainability Goals

What the heck is a REC? Renewable Energy Certificates allow a factory in North Carolina to reduce carbon emissions to zero
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When the manufacturer UPM Raflatac wanted to eliminate carbon emissions, it didn’t have the luxury of building a solar or wind farm at its Henderson County, N.C., plant.

Post Davos: The Elite’s New Climate Narrative Has Dangerous Flaws

We’re living in a real life experiment of ‘wealth gone wild’ and it’s destroying our planet.
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As the Davos conference came to an end, the jet flying plutocrats seemed to unite around a new climate message. They are now warning us that dealing too quickly with climate change could lead to financial ruin. It’s an interesting shift that’s worth exploring.

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As the Davos conference came to an end, the jet flying plutocrats seemed to unite around a new climate message. They are now warning us that dealing too quickly with climate change could lead to financial ruin. It’s an interesting shift that’s worth exploring.

UPS Tired of Waiting for Electric Vehicles, Decides to Make Its Own

by Tina Casey
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Perhaps the most interesting aspect of the new partnership is Arrival’s unique manufacturing model.

Instead of relying on large, centralized factories, the company plans to establish a number of “micro-factories.”

Depending on where and how the new factories are sited, the arrangement could provide UPS with an opportunity to bring new jobs into communities that need them, rather than encouraging workers to uproot and follow jobs to remote locations.

Sustainable Brands Announces Program Highlights for SB’20 Long Beach, June 1-4

Brand and sustainability leaders on the path to accelerate positive impact
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SAN FRANCISCO, February 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Sustainable Brands® community recently announced program highlights for its flagship conference, SB’20 Long Beach.

The Hershey Company Ranks in Top 20% on World Wildlife Fund's Palm Oil Buyers Scorecard

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We are committed to protecting our communities through sustainable sourcing policies. Our Responsible Palm Oil Sourcing Policy is one such way – and according to the World Wildlife Fund Palm Oil Buyers Scorecard, we’re in the top 20% of companies they evaluated. See how we’re doing.

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Video: Hershey's Almond Story

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"We want this land to stay good, strong, and viable." Watch this video about the full life cycle of the California almonds used in Hershey chocolate.

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Sky Commits To Become Net Zero Carbon By 2030

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  1. Sky will transform its 5,000 vehicles to create a zero emissions fleet.
  2. Sky will help the 11,000 companies that work with Sky on their path to net zero carbon.
  3. Sky will seek validation of its carbon targets from the SBTi (Science-Based Target Initiative) and will publicly report its carbon footprint.
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  1. Sky will transform its 5,000 vehicles to create a zero emissions fleet.
  2. Sky will help the 11,000 companies that work with Sky on their path to net zero carbon.
  3. Sky will seek validation of its carbon targets from the SBTi (Science-Based Target Initiative) and will publicly report its carbon footprint.

Goodyear’s New Assurance ComfortDrive is First Tire to Use Unique, Sustainable Materials

Premium commuter touring tire, featuring soybean oil and rice husk ash silica, offers a smooth, quiet ride with superior wet performance
Press Release

AKRON, Ohio, February 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company introduced the Goodyear Assurance ComfortDrive. With its unique combination of innovative tread design and sidewall features, this all-season tire offers Goodyear’s most comfortable ride to date. 

Consumers can drive comfortably and confidently with all the benefits that the Assurance ComfortDrive has to offer: 

Tetra Tech Wins the EBJ Technology Merit Award for USAID Oceans Project

Receiving the Technology Merit Award from EBJ for Seafood Traceability Systems for USAID Oceans Project
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The Environmental Business Journal (EBJ) honored Tetra Tech with multiple Business Achievement Awards for 2019. Among the awards granted to Tetra Tech, was the Technology Merit Award for our work with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) on its Oceans and Fisheries Partnership (Oceans).

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