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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
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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).

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.
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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.

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