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Sycwin Coating & Wires Receives Lead Safe Paint® Certification for All Paint Brands

First Philippine Company to Earn Lead Safe Certification for Industrial Paints
Press Release

QUEZON CITY, Philippines, October 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ - IPEN, an international non-profit leader on environmental health and chemical safety, announced today that paint products manufactured by Sycwin Coating & Wires, Inc. (Sycwin), a leading paint manufacturer from the Philippines, have been certified under the Lead Safe Paint® standard. Sycwin is the world’s first company to have its industrial paint brands certified lead-safe in conformity with the approaching phase-out period for industrial paints in the Philippines at the end of the year.

Business Models Inspired by Nature Are the Future

Written by Ellen Jackowski, Global Head, Sustainability Strategy and Innovation, HP
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Today’s multinational enterprises are operating in increasingly challenging planetary conditions. The effects of climate change are already upon us, manifesting in natural disasters and humanitarian catastrophes. Resource-rich forests are being destroyed at the pace of 27 football pitches per minute, and more than 8 million metric tonnes of plastic waste ends up in the ocean every year.

Keep America Beautiful Partners With Earth Day Network on 50th Anniversary of Earth Day

National Nonprofit to Support Earth Day Network’s Great Global Cleanup 2020 During the Keep America Beautiful Great American Cleanup
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STAMFORD, Conn., October 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ – National nonprofit Keep America Beautiful® and Earth Day Network, the global coordinator of Earth Day, today announced a partnership to promote the iconic organizations’ respective missions to keep America – and the world – clean, green, and beautiful as the 50th anniversary of Earth Day (April 22, 2020) approaches.

Domtar EarthChoice Ambassadors in Action

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Employees in Jesup, Georgia, partnered with first-grade teacher Kristyn May and James E. Bacon Elementary (JEB) to develop an outdoor classroom for the school’s garden project. The space is part of JEB’s Georgia Shape Grant initiatives promoting good nutrition and physical activity.

Ecocentricity Blog: A New World Record

By: John A. Lanier
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This was a country with 30% forest cover in 1900, but only 4% today. They will benefit tremendously from restoring their natural ecosystems, and we all benefit from the carbon dioxide that these trees will sequester.

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This was a country with 30% forest cover in 1900, but only 4% today. They will benefit tremendously from restoring their natural ecosystems, and we all benefit from the carbon dioxide that these trees will sequester.

HP Sustainable Forest Cooperative is Restoring and Protecting Our Forests

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More species of plants and animals live in the forest than any other land habitat. 1.3 million people depend on forests and trees for things like employment and forest products. This is why HP is partnering with World Wildlife Fund to restore, protect and conserve 200,000 acres of forest in China and Brazil.

Download the HP Sustainable Forest Cooperative infographic featuring more data and resources. 

Creating a Rain Forest in the Pacific Ocean

SCE’s Wheeler North Reef expansion project will build 374 acres of habitat for residential fish and marine life near San Clemente.
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by Caroline Aoyagi-Stom

Watch the reef expansion here 

DANA POINT, Calif.—When Jenny McGee goes to work each week on a derrick barge floating about a mile off Dana Point, it not only feels like home, it is home.

ON Semiconductor Cares About Giant Panda Conservation Efforts in China

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For more than 10 years, ON Semiconductor adopts a panda each year at the Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Research Foundation, www.pandahome.org/en/, in Sichuan, China. The Sichuan Province is famous for its panda population which is a protective species in China. Currently, the Sichuan government is taking necessary efforts to preserve the panda population in hopes to prevent its extinction. Chengdu Panda Research Center is the biggest research center in China to maintain and preserve the population of Panda.

Tetra Tech Sponsored an Engineering News-Record Webinar on Optimizing Water Resources through Recycling

Developing sustainable and resilient communities through optimizing water resources
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Around the world, we are facing a looming water crisis, pushing developers, builders, and engineers to develop innovative means of addressing water shortages. Now is the time to apply water recycling approaches to address complex water challenges. The convergence of technological advancements, data availability and utilization, and public prioritization of water infrastructure is happening at a time when we need it most. As both water risks and the demand for solutions escalate, emerging tools are becoming simultaneously more powerful and affordable.

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