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Ahead of World Water Day, Ceres Launches New Effort to Catalyze Capital Markets to Value Water As a Financial Risk

Press Release
  • Introduces new Valuing Water Finance Task Force with major institutional investors and banks to influence companies to take action
  • Announces live stream details of Ceres 2020 water focused digital plenary, Defining the Value of Water

Keep America Beautiful Opens 2020 Grant Application for Cigarette Litter Prevention Program

National Nonprofit Provides Grant Funding, Resources; 2019 Program Delivered Average Reduction in Cigarette Butt Litter of 50 Percent
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STAMFORD, Conn., March 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful®, the nation’s largest community improvement nonprofit organization, today announced the opening of the grant application period for the 2020 Cigarette Litter Prevention Program (CLPP), designed to help communities combat the most commonly littered item in America.   

Global Corporate Sustainability Projects

From grassroots initiatives to global policies
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Through dozens of projects around the world, Medtronic is lessening its environmental impact by conserving energy and water, increasing recycling, and reducing waste. These projects range from large, enterprise-wide corporate sustainability initiatives like energy reduction or building an onsite nitrogen generator, to smaller, volunteer-led environmental stewardship efforts at local sites.

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Join Citi, Coca-Cola and More at Ceres 2020 in New York!

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Ceres 2020 in New York will mobilize the world's most influential capital market leaders to accelerate and scale up innovative solutions on the most pressing global sustainability challenges. These leading executives will map out the urgent steps for increased investor and corporate action on sustainability risks and opportunities across diverse sectors of the economy.

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).

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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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
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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

Ecolab's Water Risk Monetizer Updates Global Water Data to Reflect Current Trends

Tool helps businesses factor current and future water risks into decisions that support sustainable growth
Press Release

January 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, food safety and public health technologies and services, has updated key data within its Water Risk Monetizer tool to reflect current water trends. The tool, which enables businesses to factor current and future water risks into business strategy, is increasingly being used by companies as they plan action steps to support sustainable growth.   

Recycling and Waste Management Advocates Commend Senate Passage of Save Our Seas Bill

National Organizations Call on U.S. House of Representatives to Support Curbing of Ocean Debris
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SILVER SPRING, Md., January 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ –  The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) and Keep America Beautiful® (KAB) commend and fully support the Senate passage of the Save Our Seas 2.0 Act, (S.1982)—via unanimous vote—and now strongly urge the U.S. House of Representatives to consider and pass this bill.

Retrieving Ocean Plastics Transforms Kimberly-Clark Scientists into Advocates

By Tracy Doucet, Senior Director of Research & Engineering, Kimberly-Clark Global Nonwovens
Blog

We’ve all heard the news that there will be more plastics in the ocean than fish by 2050. It’s a difficult concept to grasp. Experiencing it first hand is even more daunting.

Last May, I attended the first-ever Ocean Plastics Leadership Summit, which convened businesses, nonprofits, academics and nongovernmental bodies in the plastics supply chain on a four-day sea-based expedition.

NYWEA's 92nd Annual Meeting & Exhibition

Tetra Tech will be highlighting their water and environmental services during NYWEA's 92nd Annual Meeting & Exhibition.
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Date: February 3, 2020 – February 5, 2020
Location: New York, New York, United States

The New York Water Environment Association (NYWEA) leads the way toward existing state and national clean water programs. NYWEA provides members with opportunities to expand their knowledge, capabilities, and cultivate a forum that plays a vital role in shaping a sustainablefuture by protecting and enhancing our precious water resources. For more information, visit NYWEA.

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