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SCS Global Services Now Certifies Mills and Forest Product Manufacturers to SFI® Fiber Sourcing Standard

SFI Standard Recognized Internationally by PEFC
Press Release

EMERYVILLE, Calif., January 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services today announced its accreditation to perform audits under the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI) Fiber Sourcing Standard. This standard is a leading, credible certification in North America that governs how SFI-certified organizations procure fiber from non-certified forestland.

LG Brings Sustainability, Energy Efficiency to 2020 ‘New American Home’ and ‘New American Remodel’

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LAS VEGAS, Jan. 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ – ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year LG Electronics USA was selected by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) as Platinum Partner for The New American Home® (TNAH) and The New American Remodel® (TNAR), the official show homes of the 2020 International Builders’ Show® in Las Vegas this week. 

How HP Made the New Elite Dragonfly One of the Most Sustainable Laptops Ever

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By Arif Bacchus 

The hunger for the creation of new gadgets and technology always comes at a cost. They’re often made of materials that aren’t recycled and will contribute to a global epidemic of polluting oceans, water supplies, or worse.

New Decade, New Tech: Sustainability Innovations to Watch at CES 2020

Get ready for faster connections, more immersive experiences, and a new era of planet-friendly devices.
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This week, the technology world gathers in the desert at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the first of the new decade. The world’s largest showcase of its kind, CES attracts over 175,000 attendees who descend on Las Vegas to get the most comprehensive look at the newest tech trends and a peek into what the future will look like. 

Finding and Using Best Practices For Working Forests

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The fiber used to make our products comes from working forests. These are forests that are harvested sustainably and then replanted over and over. More than 90 percent of International Paper’s fiber supply in the United States comes from privately-owned forests, many of which are small and family-owned. We work with landowners to ensure the responsible management of those forests.

Timberland Announces Move to Source Leather from Regenerative Ranches

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by Emily Holebrook

Outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland today announced a new partnership with Other Half Processing to build a responsible leather supply chain sourced from ranches that employ regenerative practices.

The Power of your Holiday Purchase: Part II

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From December 1-31, a group of select Whole Foods Market supplier donors are giving a portion of sales in select Whole Foods Market stores to support microlending programs in the U.S. and around the globe through Whole Planet Foundation. Their generous contributions will fund microloans for entrepreneurs, primarily women, giving them the opportunity to lift themselves and their families out of poverty. Here’s another list of supplier partners whose products will give back to Whole Planet Foundation in December!

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Nature Needs Heroes: Kathleen Ellie on Living a Sustainable Lifestyle

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Meet Kathleen Ellie, one of the changemakers in Timberland's Nature Needs Heroes campaign who devote their talents to make a difference and committ to building a better future for the environment and the people who live in it. 

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Meet Kathleen Ellie, one of the changemakers in Timberland's Nature Needs Heroes campaign who devote their talents to make a difference and committ to building a better future for the environment and the people who live in it. 

Water: From the Top of the Mountain to the Top of My Mind

by Sophie Beckham, Senior Manager, Natural Capital Stewardship, International Paper
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According to new data from the World Resources Institute, 17 countries – home to a quarter of the world’s population – face “extremely high” levels of water stress. While many of us may be unfamiliar with water stress, it is a real and growing threat across the world, including in parts of the US, Europe, and Brazil. A recent family trip reminded me of the day-to-day luxury of living with easy access to clean water.

The Power of your Holiday Purchase: Part I

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From December 1-31, select Whole Foods Market suppliers are donating a portion of sales to support microlending programs in the U.S. and around the globe through Whole Planet Foundation. Their generous contributions will fund microloans for entrepreneurs, primarily women, giving them the opportunity to lift themselves and their families out of poverty.

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From December 1-31, select Whole Foods Market suppliers are donating a portion of sales to support microlending programs in the U.S. and around the globe through Whole Planet Foundation. Their generous contributions will fund microloans for entrepreneurs, primarily women, giving them the opportunity to lift themselves and their families out of poverty.

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