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Kitchen Overflowing With Gadgets? Get the Scoop on How to Recycle Them

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Toasters, microwaves, blenders, and other small appliances are investments that should last you a while. However, if you’ve been holding on to decades-old appliances, eventually you will need to replace them. When the time comes to upgrade – or to downsize the number of gadgets in your kitchen – it is important to know what to do with your old items.

FedEx Celebrates EBC, Winner of the 2021 Fedex Access Award in Romania

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With their sustainable business idea of producing 100% organic composition batteries made of Aloe Vera, this junior company of 4 high school students impressed the jury. Congratulations EBC, another winner of the 2021 FedEx Access Award in Romania, in collaboration with Junior Achievement. To all our winners in Europe - We believe you will go far!

Webinar: Assessing Climate Risks to Commercial Enterprises and Prioritizing Mitigation Actions

Snack & Learn Webinar Series 2021 - The webinar will offer insights into assessing options and improving the adaptive capacity of commercial enterprises at least cost.
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Many commercial enterprises have mature risk management practices. These risk management practices often will consider the impact of severe weather events on operations and their customer base.

WATCH: Planning for the Future in Southern California: OCBC's Chairman's Leadership Breakfast Featuring Lewis Cornell, WSP USA

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On the horizon in Southern California: 2028 Olympics, L.A.'s Operation NEXT, California Comeback Plan, environmental justice, offshore wind power, and the infrastructure that will support it all. Lewis (Lou) Cornell, WSP USA President and CEO, joined the 

Amtrak Receives Federal Approval for Environmental Impact Study (EIS) for Gateway Hudson Tunnel Project

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Congratulations to Amtrak on receiving key federal approval for the Environmental Impact Study (EIS) for the Gateway Hudson Tunnel project, which is part of the larger Gateway Project, that will allow rehabilitation of the existing 110-year-old tunnels currently used by 450+ Amtrak and 

Three Post COVID-19 Resilience Trends to Watch

Climate-related financial disclosures, the emergence of chief resilience officers and climate adaptation, resilience finance mechanisms are trending post-pandemic.
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Note: This is the first article in a series highlighting changes to environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategies we expect to see in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This article examines changes to resilience strategies to address volatile markets and supply chains.

In 2020, the year we faced a global pandemic, record-breaking wildfires and political unrest across the U.S., demand for our corporate climate risk, adaptation and resilience services increased by 305 percent.

World Ocean Day: 10 Tips for Conserving Our Oceans

by Laura Riavitz, Marine Biologist and Lenovo Innovator
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The ocean deserves to be celebrated every day but on World Ocean Day, let’s take a moment to draw more awareness into the importance of conservation.

PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. Joins the Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials (PCAF)

Advancing its efforts to be a conscientious steward of the environment, PNC commits to measuring and disclosing its financed emissions.
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PITTSBURGH, July 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials (PCAF) announced recently that The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. has joined the initiative and committed to measuring and disclosing its financed emissions. This is the latest step in PNC’s journey to understand, measure, disclose and mitigate its overall environmental impact in ways that are decision-useful for the bank and its stakeholders.

Land Betterment Corporation Releases First Annual Public Benefit Report

The Annual Public Benefit Report discusses 2020 successes, 2021 goals and assessment as a benefit corporation
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FISHERS, Ind., July 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining and industrial sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, is proud to have released its annual public benefit report.   

In 2020, Land Betterment achieved the following initiatives:

NFWF and IP Advance Forest and Freshwater Habitat Restoration Through Cumberland Plateau Stewardship Fund

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The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and International Paper, through their Forestland Stewards Partnership, are supporting four projects that will restore and enhance more than 15,000 acres of forest and grassland habitats, benefitting bird, fish, and mussel species in Alabama, Kentucky, and Tennessee, all part of the rich and biodiverse Cumberland Plateau ecosystem.

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