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The Arbor Day Foundation Partners With Brambles|CHEP, P&G and Sustainable Brands to Plant Trees in Detroit

Conference attendees will join local nonprofit ReLeaf Michigan to green Muliett Park
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LINCOLN, Neb., May 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation is collaborating with Brambles|CHEP, Procter & Gamble and Sustainable Brands to help ReLeaf Michigan plant 35 trees in Detroit’s Muliett Park on June 3. The trees will be planted by volunteers attending the 2019 Sustainable Brands Conference being held in Detroit June 3–6, 2019. The new trees will help the city meet its goal of having a park within a ten-minute walk for all residents.

Tetra Tech Recognized for the Albion Riverside Park Project

Designing a unique, multiuse stormwater capture facility and recreational space for the Los Angeles community
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The City of Los Angeles recognized Tetra Tech for its work on the civil engineering design of the Albion Riverside Park in Los Angeles, California. The City presented Tetra Tech’s project team with a certificate of recognition as part of the ribbon cutting ceremony for the park in March 2019. Tetra Tech’s work included pre-design, civil engineering design, and construction support services for the project.

GM Digital Vehicle Platform Debuts, Enables Adoption of Future Technologies

Installed on newly-unveiled Cadillac CT5, with rollout to most GM vehicles globally by 2023
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General Motors has debuted the company’s all-new electronic platform necessary for its next-generation of vehicles, EVs, active safety, infotainment and connectivity features, and the evolution of the Super Cruise driver assistance feature*. These and many other advancements are central to GM’s vision for a world with zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion.

UPS Makes Largest Purchase of Renewable Natural Gas Ever in the U.S.

Seven-Year 170 Million Gallon Equivalents Purchase from Clean Energy Fuels Corp. Will Reduce GHG Emissions by More than 1 Million Metric Tons
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ATLANTA, May 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ – UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced an agreement with Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (NASDAQ: CLNE) to purchase 170 million gallon equivalents of renewable natural gas (RNG) through 2026. This is the largest commitment for use of RNG to date by any company in the United States, with a range of 22.5 - 25 million gallon equivalents per year.

TD Releases First Standalone Environmental, Social and Governance Performance Report

New Report Advances our Commitment to Helping People and Communities Thrive in a Changing World
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May 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ In a world of rapidly accelerating change and shifting customer expectations, TD believes that it is incumbent on organizations to reimagine responsible business practices to ensure they are helping to make a positive impact on the communities where they do business.

The Arbor Day Foundation Recognizes David Moore, Tree Supervisor at City of Oakland, With Trailblazer Award

The award recognizes emerging leaders in the forestry community
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LINCOLN, Neb., May 30, 2019 /3BL Media/—The Arbor Day Foundation announced today that David Moore has been honored with the Foundation’s Trailblazer Award. The award recognizes an individual under the age of 35 who has demonstrated leadership in forestry, community forestry, research or tree care during the past five years. David will receive the award at a reception on June 6 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Arsenal in Central Park, New York City.

The Next Mile Podcast: Allie Kelly of The Ray

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Allie Kelly, executive director of The Ray shares information about how the The Ray is tangibly working toward reducing waste, increasing productivity, and transforming the everyday transportation experience for Americans.

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Allie Kelly, executive director of The Ray shares information about how the The Ray is tangibly working toward reducing waste, increasing productivity, and transforming the everyday transportation experience for Americans.

How Smart Small Businesses Can Make Sustainability Work for Them

From energy-efficient technology to employee engagement, small steps can reap big rewards for small businesses.
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Walk into Three Seat Espresso in Manhattan’s East Village, and one of the first things you might notice is a jar of biodegradable straws on the counter, along with metal cups for water.

“If you’ve seen these items before, they become indicators of what kind of business this is,” says owner Aaron Cook. “If you haven’t, they create a chance to have a conversation about why we make the sustainable choices we make.”

Water Reuse, Resilience Gain From New Black & Veatch Appointment

Jackson selected to lead One Water National Practice as communities explore water management strategies
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ – As climate change carries increasingly varied challenges of both too little and too much water, cities and utilities are renewing their focus on reuse strategies to ensure a safe and resilient supply. Black & Veatch announced today the addition of water reuse expert Jo Ann Jackson as One Water Planning Practice Leader in the global construction, engineering, and consulting company’s Water Planning Group.

GreenMoney’s Videos Issue on Sustainable Business, Impact Investing and Environmental Sustainability

Solutions in Focus
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GreenMoney’s annual all-Videos issue (May 19) is now online. Check out the lineup of selected short videos on Sustainable Business, Impact Investing and Environmental Sustainability. All here - https://GreenMoney.com 
 
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