Sustainability

Enviva Releases Its First Corporate Sustainability Report

Inaugural report outlines Enviva’s commitment to sustainable wood bioenergy, milestones in the company’s 16-year history, and progress in fighting climate change, displacing coal, and growing more trees
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BETHESDA, Md., October 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Enviva, a leading renewable energy company specializing in wood bioenergy, today announced the release of its first Corporate Sustainability Report. The report focuses on three key topics that define Enviva’s mission: people, forests, and climate change. The report highlights progress Enviva has made to help landowners in the U.S. Southeast keep and use generational forestland, address climate change by displacing coal and drive positive, economic change in the communities where the company operates.

Timberland Hosts 23rd Annual Serv-a-Palooza

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Timberland will host its 23rd annual Serv-a-Palooza, a company-wide community service event where employees volunteer time in their local communities.

This year, due to COVID-19 restrictions, instead of hosting 50-to-100 volunteers at multiple service sites, projects will occur over multiple days in small groups of ten or less, in the outdoors, in full- or half-day shifts, and adhere to safety protocols mandated by the state.

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Working Together for Climate Action

by Vince Digneo, Sustainability Strategist
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As we look toward the end of the year, it’s needless to say that 2020 has not been what any of us imagined. Our communities across the globe have suffered, from the impacts of COVID-19 to the injustices of racial inequality. With everything we are facing, it would be easy to think that the environment and climate change aren’t priorities right now. But decoupling our environmental health from human well-being and inequality is a mistake. Now more than ever, we must remember that these issues are highly interconnected, and that with creativity, we can create change.

G&A Institute's 2020 Research Report Shows 65% of Russell 1000® Published Sustainability Reports in 2019, Up From 60% in 2018

39% of Companies in Smaller Half by Market Cap of Russell 1000 Index Published Sustainability Reports in 2019 - Up From 34% in 2018
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NEW YORK, October 26, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Governance & Accountability Institute (G&A Institute), a leading consulting and research firm focused on ESG and sustainability, issued its 2020 Russell 1000 Research Report on sustainability reporting trends of the companies in the Russell 1000 Index®.

Land Betterment Corporation Hosting AgTech Stakeholder Day

Company continues to act as a collaborator for the new economy
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FISHERS, Ind., October 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining and industrial sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, today announced that it will host a regional AgTech Stakeholder Day on Thursday, November 5, 2020.  The day of meetings will bring together thought leaders from academia, government service, non-profit and private enterprise.  The focus will be on building a national, resilient agriculture supply chain

The United Nations at 75 Years - A Wide Range of Corporate CEOs Around the Globe Pledge Their Support of the UN Missions

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (10.15.2020)
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The United Nations members states -- the global family of sovereign nations collaborating peacefully for seven-plus decades to address common challenges -- got good news on its 75th anniversary.

More than one thousand business leaders from 100+ nations endorsed a Statement of Renewed Global Cooperation, pledging to further unite in helping to help to make this a better world…for the many, not the few. Some of the world’s best known brand marketers placed their signatories on the document.

Celebrating G&A's Sustainability Highlights Issue #500 - And Unveiling a New Design

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (10.08.2020)
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Welcome to Highlights issue #500 – a landmark, we will say, in this, the tenth anniversary year of publishing the G&A Institute’s weekly newsletter. As you see, this is also an enhanced format that is intended to make the newsletter easier to read or scan as well.

Our newsletter is designed to share timely, informative content in topic/issue “buckets” that we think will be of value to you, our reader. So much is happening in the sustainable investing and corporate sustainability spaces these days – we work hard to help you keep up with the important stuff!

5 Tips for a Green Halloween

Halloween can be a sweet holiday, as well as a frightfully wasteful one. But at Keep America Beautiful, we know it doesn't have to be that way.
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We know Halloween can be a sweet holiday, as well as a frightfully wasteful one with all of the disposable decorations, packaging, and costumes that come with the season. But at Keep America Beautiful®, we know it doesn’t have to be that way!

While the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to pose unique challenges to us all, Halloween can still be fun and safe, as well as sustainable and eco-friendly. Here are 5 tips to help you add some green to your Halloween festivities.

Reduce, Replace, Revolutionize: FedEx Launches New Sustainability Website

by Dermot Murray, Sustainability Manager at FedEx
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We just launched our new Sustainability website, which includes an overview of our “Reduce, Replace, Revolutionize” strategic approach, as well as feature stories showcasing our sustainability initiatives across our aircraft, vehicles, facilities & materials usage. It also includes ESG reporting info.

Take a look & let me know what you think.

 

Morgan Stanley Announces Commitment to Reach Net-Zero Financed Emissions by 2050

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New York, October 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Morgan Stanley announced a new commitment to reach net-zero financed emissions by 2050. The Firm joins many of its clients in this strategic goal and is committed to providing financing, expertise and thought leadership to support the transition to a low-carbon world.

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