Sustainability

BookSmart24: New App for Environmentally Conscious Travel Finds the Lowest CO2 Route to the Desired Destination

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October 3, 2022 /3BL Media/ - While existing travel websites primarily display the cheapest or fastest travel option, the new BookSmart24 app also finds the most CO2- and emission-efficient variant for the chosen route. The platform enables users to make smart and responsible booking decisions and to realize that traveling in an environmentally conscious manner does not necessarily have to be more expensive.

SmartChoice: CO2-reduced travel does not have to be more expensive

Spectro Pop-Up Book Highlights Premium Paperboard and Sustainability in Fun, Dynamic Way

"From Forest to Forest" is Tactile Experience Giving Customers The Ultimate Haptic Experience
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After Sappi completed the extensive rebuild of Paper Machine 1 at the Somerset Mill to expand into the packaging business, we wanted to celebrate the engineering feat and showcase Spectro, our premium line of paperboard, in an equally impressive way.

HGA Minneapolis and Sacramento Achieve WELL Health-Safety Rating

HGA’s commitment to employee and client wellbeing is demonstrated through the newly achieved WELL Health-Safety Rating by the International WELL Building Institute. All HGA offices are expected to achieve the WELL Health-Safety Rating.
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September 29, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The WELL Health-Safety Rating is informed by the WELL Building Standard and includes guidelines for health, safety, and well-being of building occupants. At national interdisciplinary design firm HGA, we view sustainable practices within our own buildings and operations as equal in importance to bringing a sustainable lens to every project with our clients. 

Is Patagonia the Rabbit or the Duck: Why It's Okay to Answer “Both”

By: John A. Lanier
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John Lanier takes a deep-dive into exactly how Yvon Chouinard gave away his ownership of Patagonia earlier this month. As John notes, the details matter, and they show that Chouinard was both acting philanthropically and in a way that minimized his tax liability.

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John Lanier takes a deep-dive into exactly how Yvon Chouinard gave away his ownership of Patagonia earlier this month. As John notes, the details matter, and they show that Chouinard was both acting philanthropically and in a way that minimized his tax liability.

Taking Flight: Case IH's FieldXplorer Technology Improves Productivity and Sustainability in Thailand

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CNH Industrial brand Case IH has pushed precision technology to new heights, with GPS-enabled drones now able to interact with Case IH Advanced Farming Systems (AFS) software and provide accurate, real-time intelligence to help make on-farm decisions.

The technology is called FieldXplorer, and it’s just been launched in conjunction with Case IH’s new Austoft 9000 series sugarcane harvesters in Thailand.

Impact Cubed Launches Fund ESG Validator and Climate Tools

Investors can validate fund ESG names and climate claims with factual data and easy reporting tools
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LONDON, September 28, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Impact Cubed today launched its new portfolio validator and climate tools on its analytics platform.

Timken Issues Annual CSR Report, Sets 2030 Target for Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR; www.timken.com), a global industrial leader in engineered bearings and industrial motion products, today released its annual corporate social responsibility (CSR) report and announced a 2030 environmental target to reduce aggregate Scope 1 and Scope 2 greenhouse gas emissions intensity by 50 percent by 2030. [1]

Bread Financial Commits to Preserving Our Planet With Gift to The Nature Conservancy

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  • Gift to support sustainable forest management, restoration and protection, while also promoting financial wellness in underserved communities
  • Additional donation supports clean energy access in India
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  • Gift to support sustainable forest management, restoration and protection, while also promoting financial wellness in underserved communities
  • Additional donation supports clean energy access in India

Illumina Grant Boosts Climate Action and Job Training

US nonprofit GRID Alternatives launches new projects to provide renewable energy
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As part of Illumina’s long-term commitment to sustainability, the Illumina Corporate Foundation made a one-year, $500,000 grant to support GRID Alternatives (Generating Renewable Ideas and Development Alternatives), a nonprofit committed to increasing access to renewable energy and training people for clean energy jobs.

Republican State Officials vs. Wall Street Managers on ESG Investing

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (9.15.2022)
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The showdown continues: on one side we now see attorney generals in 19 states putting pressure on asset management firms that embrace “sustainable investment” or “ESG” policies that influence the various states’ public employee pension systems. The AGs claim that “an emerging trend of political initiatives [that address climate change] sacrifice their states’ pension plans from accessing “high quality” investments. (Read: the equities and fixed income securities of fossil fuel companies.)

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