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Seeking to Leave Honduras, a Desperate Man Instead Learns How to Revitalize His Farm & Restore the Environment

Reprinted from Revitalization Magazine
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Since 2012, the Inga Foundation’s revolutionary #agroforestry system of Inga alley-cropping in Honduras has dramatically transformed the lives of 300 subsistence farming families.

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Since 2012, the Inga Foundation’s revolutionary #agroforestry system of Inga alley-cropping in Honduras has dramatically transformed the lives of 300 subsistence farming families.

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 Project Merit for Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience

Receiving recognition for climate change efforts in Hawaii
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In January 2020, Climate Change Business Journal (CCBJ) recognized Tetra Tech’s work in 2019 with a Project Merit for Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience. EBI Inc. will present the annual CCBJ awards for outstanding businesses at its 18th Annual Environmental Industry Summit in San Diego, California, on March 19.

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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  • 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

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.

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.

Ecocentricity Blog: The World's Most Polluted Island

By: John A. Lanier
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John Lanier's friend Brett Howell helped lead an expedition to clean up what is considered, by one metric, to be the most polluted island in the world. It’s called Henderson Island, and the story is well worth reading. John shares it in this week's Ecocentricity blog.

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John Lanier's friend Brett Howell helped lead an expedition to clean up what is considered, by one metric, to be the most polluted island in the world. It’s called Henderson Island, and the story is well worth reading. John shares it in this week's Ecocentricity blog.

Conservation: Ensuring Forestland Stays Forested

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Sustainable forestry doesn’t just happen in working forests. International Paper focuses on conserving the biodiversity and health of all forestland, including those that aren’t used to make products. We’re working with environmental advocates, government agencies, and other businesses to keep forests thriving.

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