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UPS Continues to Build on Renewable Natural Gas Momentum

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February 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ - UPS today announced it has entered into multi-year renewable natural gas (RNG) agreements with Kinetrex Energy and TruStar Energy. Together, these two contracts will supply UPS with up to 80 million gallon equivalents (GEs) of RNG over the terms of the agreements.

HP Achieves Triple CDP “A” Score for Transparency, Action on Climate, Forests and Water Risks

Company also named a CDP Supplier Engagement Leader for the fourth consecutive year
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  • Triple “A” ranking recognizes HP’s actions to cut emissions, mitigate climate risks and develop the low-carbon economy and programs to manage deforestation risk and water security in operations and supply chain, as well as the strength of the company’s reporting and disclosure
  • Supplier Engagement Leaderboard recognizes HP for its actions and strategies to reduce emissions and manage climate risks in its supply chain
  • HP is the only US company to achieve triple “A” ranking and one of only five companies to achieve both triple “A” ranking and the Supplier Engagement Leader in 2019
  • Sixth consecutive year HP named to the CDP Climate A List, second time achieving Forest and Water “A” scores, and fourth consecutive year as a Supplier Engagement Leader
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News highlights

  • Triple “A” ranking recognizes HP’s actions to cut emissions, mitigate climate risks and develop the low-carbon economy and programs to manage deforestation risk and water security in operations and supply chain, as well as the strength of the company’s reporting and disclosure
  • Supplier Engagement Leaderboard recognizes HP for its actions and strategies to reduce emissions and manage climate risks in its supply chain
  • HP is the only US company to achieve triple “A” ranking and one of only five companies to achieve both triple “A” ranking and the Supplier Engagement Leader in 2019
  • Sixth consecutive year HP named to the CDP Climate A List, second time achieving Forest and Water “A” scores, and fourth consecutive year as a Supplier Engagement Leader

Ecocentricity Blog: Modern Day Alchemy

By: John A. Lanier
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Basically, they claim to have found the Holy Grail of the circular economy. They’ve developed a process to take generic waste that would otherwise be put in a landfill and turn it instead into a useful thermoplastic.

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Basically, they claim to have found the Holy Grail of the circular economy. They’ve developed a process to take generic waste that would otherwise be put in a landfill and turn it instead into a useful thermoplastic.

Millennials and Money: A Shared Sense of Destiny

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by Danan Kirby, Thornburg Investment Management 

Following my time in the military and as a regulator with the FDIC, I made my way into financial services in an investment capacity, with an intention to help people navigate their financial challenges. I wanted to help build a better outcome for their financial goals. Part of that was development of a process around investing in companies that support a more sustainable world as a whole, and not just companies that are financially sound.

Andrew Winston: Sustainability in 2020

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In optometry 2020 means normal visual acuity. But what will 2020 mean for the rest of us in the coming year? What sustainability trends might take flight as we close out the second decade of the new millennium? This week on Sea Change Radio, we take a glimpse into the future with author, speaker and corporate sustainability consultant, Andrew Winston. We discuss the need for decreased consumerism in the fashion industry, the coming boom in water technology, and how the specter of the November election looms over it all.

Stanley Black & Decker Recognized On CDP “A List” For Climate Action and Water Security Leadership

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation has named Stanley Black & Decker Best Corporate Steward as part of its 2019 Citizens Awards.
Press Release

February 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) today announced that it has again been recognized by environmental impact nonprofit CDP for its climate action and water security leadership.

The company was named to the CDP ‘A List’ for climate change and water security for the second consecutive year, and it has achieved CDP Leadership Status for seven consecutive years. Stanley Black & Decker is one of only 35 U.S.-based companies to score an “A” on the study for climate change and one of only 14 to score an “A” for water security.

Gildan Receives Bronze Class Distinction in the 2020 SAM Sustainability Yearbook

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MONTREAL, February 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Gildan Activewear Inc. (GIL: TSX and NYSE) is pleased to announce that the Company has been included in the 2020 SAM Sustainability Yearbook for the eighth-consecutive year. This year, Gildan received a Bronze Class distinction signifying that Gildan achieved a mark between 5% to 10% of the top scores in the Textiles, Apparel and Luxury Goods industry. Gildan is the only North American company to be included amongst the 2020 Sustainability Leaders in this sector.

Ørsted Launches Programme for a Carbon Neutral Supply Chain by 2040

Renewable energy company Ørsted targets carbon neutral energy generation by 2025 and now sets out to work with its suppliers to decarbonise the supply chain by 2040. Read more in their latest Sustainability Report.
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Companies will have to cut emissions faster and further across their operations and supply chains if the world is to limit global warming to 1.5°C by reaching net-zero emissions in 2050. Ørsted, one of the world’s largest renewable energy companies and recently named the most sustainable company in the world, has announced that it will be carbon neutral by 2025 and will reach net-zero emissions across the company’s entire carbon footprint by 2040.

Creating a Sustainability Standard for Agriculture and Fishing

Call for experts to join GRI Sector Standard working group
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February 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The world’s leading sustainability reporting standards setter is developing a new standard to help agriculture and fishing organizations improve how they disclose and manage their impacts.

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