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Inga Trees is one of three winners in Uplink Trillion Trees Challenge
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Inga Foundation, winner of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation's $100,000 NextGen Committee Grant in 2019, has just been announced as one of three winners of the UpLink Trillion Trees Challenge at the World Economic Forum's Sustainable Development Impact Summit.

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Inga Foundation, winner of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation's $100,000 NextGen Committee Grant in 2019, has just been announced as one of three winners of the UpLink Trillion Trees Challenge at the World Economic Forum's Sustainable Development Impact Summit.

UPS Announces New Environmental Commitment Supporting Underserved Communities Globally

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ATLANTA, Ga. September 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The growing urgency of supporting environmental and social justice efforts around the world has fueled a new commitment by UPS to plant more than 50 million trees by 2030, in alignment with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals period (2015-2030).

Grupo Gondi Helps Protect Forests While Protecting Its Network From COVID-19

SCS Global Services Certifies Grupo Gondi’s Face Shields made with FSC® Certified Paper
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., September 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Grupo Gondi, a leading paper packaging company in Mexico, has manufactured and distributed more than 7,000 face shields made with Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certified paper fiber to its staff and network of business affiliates to increase protection from COVID-19.

HP Inc. and the Arbor Day Foundation Team Up to Plant One Million Trees by the End of 2020

During Climate Week, HP continues to showcase its commitment to a low-carbon, circular economy through protecting, restoring, and promoting sustainable forests while setting goals and intentions to reduce consumption in operations over the next 5 years.
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  • HP takes next step in realizing a forest-positive future by pledging one million trees to support Arbor Day Foundation  
  • Since announcing its forest-positive vision for printing in 2019, HP has donated more than $12 million to NGO partnerships to protect forests, improve responsible forest management, and develop science-based targets for forests. Its expanded commitment to the Foundation will drive high-impact tree planting initiatives, including the restoration of California forests devastated by the 2018 Carr and Camp wildfires.
  • HP to speak about the importance of a forest-positive future during an Arbor Day Foundation panel at Climate Week on September 24
  • HP pledges to reduce potable water consumption in global operations by 35% by 2025
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Highlights:

  • HP takes next step in realizing a forest-positive future by pledging one million trees to support Arbor Day Foundation  
  • Since announcing its forest-positive vision for printing in 2019, HP has donated more than $12 million to NGO partnerships to protect forests, improve responsible forest management, and develop science-based targets for forests. Its expanded commitment to the Foundation will drive high-impact tree planting initiatives, including the restoration of California forests devastated by the 2018 Carr and Camp wildfires.
  • HP to speak about the importance of a forest-positive future during an Arbor Day Foundation panel at Climate Week on September 24
  • HP pledges to reduce potable water consumption in global operations by 35% by 2025

New Consumer Goods Coalition to Accelerate Systemic Effort to Remove Deforestation and Forest Degradation from Key Commodity Supply Chains

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  • The Consumer Goods Forum Forest Positive Coalition of Action includes members from 17 consumer goods companies with a collective market value of US$1.8 trillion.
  • The Forest Positive Coalition of Action launches at Climate Week 2020 on Tuesday 22nd September 10:00 EST
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  • The Consumer Goods Forum Forest Positive Coalition of Action includes members from 17 consumer goods companies with a collective market value of US$1.8 trillion.
  • The Forest Positive Coalition of Action launches at Climate Week 2020 on Tuesday 22nd September 10:00 EST

Arbor Day Foundation Receives Award to Grow Natural Climate Solutions

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Through the generous support of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, The Nature Conservancy’s Natural Climate Solutions Accelerator program announced the award of $860,000 to be split among five projects designed to help scale climate change mitigation by capturing and storing carbon on natural and working lands in the U.S. 

IP Is Committed to “Building a Forest Positive Future”

International Paper represented by Chief Sustainability Officer, Sophie Beckham, at Bloomberg’s first Green Festival.
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International Paper’s chief sustainability officer, Sophie Beckham, spoke at Bloomberg’s inaugural Green Festival, a new culture-shaping event that featured leading voices working at the edge of change in sustainability.

Valuing Nature To Fight Climate Change

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Dow has teamed up with Restore the Earth Foundation to revitalize and restore the world’s oldest and most powerful carbon capture technology – nature’s forests. In support of our Official Carbon Partnership with the International Olympic Committee (IOC), we replanted 400 acres of native bald cypress trees in the Pointe-au-Chenes Wildlife Management Area to help restore the Mississippi River Basin.

Climate Week NYC 2020: Don't Miss International Paper and The Nature Conservancy Discuss Forests as a Natural Climate Solution

International Paper to host first Climate Week event, the biggest climate summit of the year presented by the Climate Group.
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Climate Week, an annual event hosted by the Climate Group, is the biggest climate summit taking place this year, and International Paper will be hosting its first #ClimateWeekNYC event during the summit.

Dow Reaches Midpoint of “Valuing Nature” Goal; Company Continues To Deliver Environmental and Financial Value Through 2025 Sustainability Goals

Dow reaches $500MM in savings toward its $1 billion target from projects that are good for business and for ecosystems
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MIDLAND, Mich., September 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Dow (NYSE: DOW) announced recently it has reached a major milestone, achieving $500 million of savings from its “Valuing Nature” goal, halfway to its 2025 Sustainability Goal to deliver $1 billion in business value from projects that enhance nature.

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