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SCS Global Services Applauds Release of New Report by the United Nations Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action

Report Explores Transition to Low Carbon Cotton and Polyester
Press Release

EMERYVILLE, Calif., May 3, 2021 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services (SCS), a global leader in third-party sustainability and climate certification, congratulates the UN Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action (FICCA) for publication last week of its groundbreaking report outlining the processes that contribute to low carbon sources of cotton and polyester. SCS served as the neutral technical lead for the FICCA Raw Material Working Group, which authored the report. The Working Group engaged industry experts and textile and apparel organizations to complete the comprehensive study.

Earth Day 2021: Making Smarter Technology More Sustainable

Mary Jacques, Director, Global Environmental Affairs & Sustainability and Senior Engineer Staff Member at Lenovo
Blog

Each year, April 22 marks a world-wide commemoration that has become increasingly important to global citizens: Earth Day. At this time last year, at our Morrisville, North Carolina operational center, we were all working remotely and canceling international travel amidst lockdowns.

Four Steps to Green Power

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Businesses worldwide are embracing the advantages of going green, and renewable energy is an effective way for companies to reduce their carbon footprints. It not only shows corporate social responsibility, but can also bring commercial benefits.

For businesses able to set up renewable energy systems on their premises and sell the electricity they generate to the power grid, energy can be transformed from an operating cost to a source of income in the long term, subject to market and climate conditions.

CDP: Facilitate Your Data Collection With Metrio Sustainability Reporting - a CDP Accredited Solution.

The CDP 2021 disclosure platform is now available and the CDP-accredited Metrio Sustainability Reporting platform can simplify your data collection.
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The CDP 2021 disclosure platform for businesses, states and regions is now available. The CDP-accredited Metrio Sustainability Reporting platform can simplify your data collection.

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The CDP 2021 disclosure platform for businesses, states and regions is now available. The CDP-accredited Metrio Sustainability Reporting platform can simplify your data collection.

Black & Veatch Named a Top Employer for Women Engineers, Reflecting Commitment to Diversity

Women Engineer magazine recognizes company for providing a positive working environment
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., April 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Recognizing Black & Veatch’s commitment to providing a positive working environment for women engineers, the global engineering, procurement and construction leader has been named to Woman Engineer magazine’s list of Top 50 Employers.

Owens Corning: Sustainable Innovation to Expand Our Product Handprint

Blog

Product Innovation & Stewardship

2020 Goals:

  • Create a pipeline of sustainable products.
  • Increase value through sustainability in the innovation process.

2020 Targets:

MilliporeSigma Honors Earth Day Today and Every Day

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MilliporeSigma believes taking a holistic approach to sustainability helps scientists take big steps toward smaller footprints. Learn more about our efforts here.

Built in Names Workiva a 2021 Top Tech Disruptor

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Workiva Inc. (NYSE:WK) was named a Top Tech Disruptor by Built In, an online community that shares content and career opportunities with a national audience of tech entrepreneurs, thought leaders and job seekers.

Black & Veatch Selected to Design Advanced Water Purification System

The facility is part of regional agreement to expand water reuse in California’s Santa Clara County
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., April 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The California city of Palo Alto has selected global critical infrastructure solutions leader Black & Veatch to design an advanced water purification system (AWPS) as part of an agreement to expand water reuse in Santa Clara County.

GAF Manufactures Industry's First Asphalt Shingles Containing Recycled Waste Shingles

Press Release

PARSIPPANY, N.J., April 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ – GAF, a Standard Industries company and the largest roofing and waterproofing manufacturer in North America, announced a new patented shingle recycling process that has successfully produced the industry’s first asphalt roofing shingles containing recycled material from post-consumer and post-manufacture waste shingles that may have otherwise been landfilled. 

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