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AccountAbility Releases Simplified Chinese Translation of Its AA1000 Assurance Standard (AA1000AS V3)

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NEW YORK and LONDON, December 05, 2022 /3BL Media/ – AccountAbility, the trusted global ESG consulting and standards firm with a close to three-decade history in helping leaders build better companies, continues to expand global access to its principles-based sustainability guidance by announcing the launch of the Simplified Chinese translation of the AA1000 Assurance Standard (AA1000AS v3).

City of Charleston, Hilton Grand Vacations and Arbor Day Foundation Team up to Plant Trees in Hampton Park in Observance of Arbor Day

Local tree planting event engages Hilton Grand Vacations team members to take an active role in expanding the community’s urban forest
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CHARLESTON, S.C., December 2, 2022 /3BL Media/ - On Dec. 2, 2022, the City of Charleston will partner with Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (NYSE:HGV) and the Arbor Day Foundation to plant 13 trees in Hampton Park, in observance of Arbor Day.

United Airlines Invests in Battery-Maker Natron Energy With Eye Toward Further Electrifying Ground Operations

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Natron Energy's high-performance sodium-ion batteries outperform lithium-ion counterparts in power density, recharging speed, and safety

United becomes the first major airline to invest in a battery manufacturer, based on publicly announced investments

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Natron Energy's high-performance sodium-ion batteries outperform lithium-ion counterparts in power density, recharging speed, and safety

United becomes the first major airline to invest in a battery manufacturer, based on publicly announced investments

Become a Leader in Water Stewardship With Our 8-Step Cycle

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Due to climate change, future water-related challenges are nearly inevitable. The United Nations University has published an estimate that by 2030, there will be a 40% gap between water demand and availability. That means almost half of our collective water needs will not be met.

Mobile Energy Leader Booster To Exhibit at Zero-Emission Transportation Event

Booster, Hyundai, Hyzon, Kenworth, Nikola, Voltera, and other leaders in transportation gather at Port of Long Beach event to showcase zero-emission technologies
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SAN MATEO, Calif., December 1, 2022 /3BL Media/ — Booster® — a leading mobile energy delivery company — will be joining top names in transportation at an event to showcase zero-emission technologies on December 7, 2022, at the Port of Long Beach in Long Beach, California.

The Home Depot Charges Ahead With 100 MW of Solar Energy

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ATLANTA, November 30, 2022 /3BL Media/ – The Home Depot announced that 100 MW of solar energy purchased from National Grid Renewables at its solar and storage project in Denton County, Texas (known as Noble) will generate the approximate equivalent of nearly eight percent of The Home Depot’s total electricity usage. The solar farm is National Grid Renewables’ largest solar energy project to date, and its first utility-scale energy storage project.

Wine and Agricultural Ethical Trade Association (WIETA) Applies for SSCI Benchmarking

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PARIS, November 30, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) has received a benchmarking application from the Wine and Agricultural Ethical Trade Association (WIETA), marking their first step in earning SSCI recognition as meeting industry expectations for third-party social compliance programmes under the SSCI’s Primary Production and Manufacturing and Processi

Video: Tackling Hard-to-Recycle Plastic Waste | One Take With Ron Cotterman

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Sealed Air is driving the packaging industry in creating circular value chains that prevent waste, enable recovery of materials, and reduce dependence on natural resources. The company’s Vice President of Sustainability Innovation & Strategy, Ron Cotterman, talked to the Alliance to End Plastic Waste about circularity. Watch the interview here.

Customers and Online Shoe Retailers Put Their Best Foot Forward for Climate

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It can be difficult to buy a pair of shoes online, and if you have a high instep, wide feet, or a bone spur, the problem is exacerbated. It is common for customers shopping online to buy two sizes of the same model so they can try them on at home and return the pair that doesn’t fit.

The size of the problem is considerable, with half of all shoes bought online being returned. The primary reason for these returns is a poor fit or wrong size — a staggering 75%!

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