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YKK Commits to Achieving Climate Neutrality by 2050

Sustainable trims leader announces Sustainability Vision 2050 addressing climate change, material resources, water resources, chemical management and human rights
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TOKYO, October 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ – At today’s Copenhagen Fashion Summit, global sustainable trims leader YKK announced the YKK Sustainability Vision 2050, which will serve as a roadmap to the company achieving net-zero emissions by 2050, among other targets. The Sustainability Vision 2050 consists of five themes with corresponding sustainability goals, as well as ten SDGs.

Theme 1:  Climate Change  Tackle greenhouse gas emissions and increase use of renewable energy

GreenStep 2020 Winner: Mohawk

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Floor Covering Weekly is pleased to announce Mohawk Flooring North America as the winner of the Promotion category in the 2020 GreenStep Awards. The goal of GreenStep has always been to recognize the many great efforts the floor covering industry makes around sustainability, and its ability to promote it. This award is about companies actively promoting all facets of sustainability. 

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Tersano's Patented SAO® Solution Meets Requirements to Kill the Novel Coronavirus on Hard Surfaces

New iClean® mini with SAO® Technology Delivers Non-Toxic Cleaning for Home and Personal
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TORONTO, October 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Tersano, Inc. announced today its patented Stabilized Aqueous Ozone (SAO®) solution is compliant with the requirements established in the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), to eliminate SARS-CoV-2, the pathogen that causes COVID-19. Tersano’s SAO solution kills over 99.99% of the MHV coronavirus within one minute. FIFRA is managed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Forests as a Natural Climate Solution

Stream a Replay of the Climate Week event with International Paper and The Nature Conservancy
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How we manage forests is a critical, yet often overlooked, solution in the fight against climate change. Improvements to land stewardship – Natural Climate Solutions – could cost-effectively avoid 11 gigatons of CO2 emissions per year, or one third of the mitigation needed to meet global climate commitments.

When Forests Thrive, People and Business Prosper, Too

Companies are coming to view reforestation as an imperative solution to climate change, bringing tangible action on a global scale.
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By Michael Walker 

This article originally appeared as part of the Bloomberg Green + HP partnership.

The recent wildfires in California are an urgent reminder of how endangered our forests are due to climate change.

Small Farms, Big Impact: How We're Building Thriving Communities Around the World Together

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This past week, during the 75th (and first-ever virtual) UN General Assembly, AB InBev joined conversations around the world’s most pressing problems. In collaboration with industry, government and civil society leaders, we look for solutions and opportunities to address the economic impact of the pandemic, climate change’s increasing pressure on the global food system, and advocate for collaboration to accelerate progress.

Restore AirCarbon Foodware Products Achieve Carbon Negative Verification

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HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., September 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Newlight Technologies, Inc., a biotechnology company dedicated to making materials that improve the environment, has gained independent verification that its Restore AirCarbon™ foodware products, evaluated from cradle-to-gate plus disposal, have a negative carbon footprint.  The assessment was conducted by SCS Global Services (SCS), a world leader in third-party environmental and life cycle assessment.

Regenerative Retrofit: California's First Living Building.

New book from industry leader in green building performance explores building reuse, water and energy independence, biophilic design, and a carbon-free future.
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New book from industry leader in green building performance explores building reuse, water and energy independence, biophilic design, and a carbon-free future. 

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New book from industry leader in green building performance explores building reuse, water and energy independence, biophilic design, and a carbon-free future. 

Time for a Home Tech Upgrade? Here's How to Do It Safely and Responsibly

Learn how to protect your data and reduce environmental impact when you’re ready for a new device.
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By Deborah Lynn Blumberg 

Now that social distancing has become a fact of our everyday lives — whether that means working from home, distance learning, or Zoom happy hours and Netflix Party sessions with friends — many of us are doing more with our personal devices than ever before, and that’s not ending anytime soon. 

Black & Veatch 'Experts on Demand' Service to Offer Food & Beverage, Biotechnology and Bioenergy Expertise

Micro-consulting platform taps NextGen Ag experts to help clients drive sustainability across operations
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., September 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – A growing global population and impacts from climate change are challenging the world’s food supply chain, making the future of food, beverage and agriculture sectors more exciting – or unknown.

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