Sustainability

America's Tech Giants Address Climate Change, Global Warming With Bold Initiatives in 2020

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (8.11.2020)
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Global warming?  Well, we have to say that it certainly is a hot summer in many parts of the world (north of the Equator) and the U.S. National Hurricane Center has a large list of names for the storms to come.  That’s Arthur and Bertha on to Vicky and Wilfred – 21 named storms so far, with “Isaias” whipping through and causing hundreds of thousands of homes and business to lose power this past week in the NY region. And it was not even a full hurricane in the U.S. Northeast!

From a Side Hustle to a Successful Small Business on eBay

Over the course of 15 years, Canadian entrepreneur Adrien Lavoie scaled his business operations from his parents’ basement to a thriving small business in selling sneakers on eBay.
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Editor’s note: In celebration of eBay’s 25th anniversary, we’re spotlighting a seller every week from our global community in our Mini Stories column through 2020.

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Editor’s note: In celebration of eBay’s 25th anniversary, we’re spotlighting a seller every week from our global community in our Mini Stories column through 2020.

Americans Tuning in to Sustainability During Crises, Expecting “More” From Government and Corporate Sector

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (08.06.2020)
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According to responses to a June on-line survey of 2,000 adults in the U.S.A. for “clean manufacturing” leader Genomatica, sustainability is now a top-of-mind issue, with an overwhelming majority (85% of respondents) of Americans indicating they’ve been thinking about sustainability the same amount or more…and 56% want brands and government to prioritize sustainability even in the midst of the crises (Coronavirus, economic downturn – plus civil unrest).

Arrow Electronics Supports Local School District's Emergency Relief Efforts

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CENTENNIAL, Colo., August 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ –  Arrow Electronics is supporting the Cherry Creek Schools Foundation’s Emergency Relief Fund, which has addressed critical needs of students and their families in the Denver metro area during the coronavirus crisis. 

The relief fund has supported more than 500 of the Cherry Creek School District’s hardest-hit families since it was established in March, providing food, rent support and cleaning supplies among other items. 

Through the relief fund, the foundation and Cherry Creek School District have:

Land Betterment Corporation Recognized in Indianapolis Monthly Magazine

Local News Publication highlights the Company’s efforts to repurpose former mining sites and put miners to work in other sustainable industries
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FISHERS, Ind., August 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, is proud to announce its recognition by Indianapolis Monthly.  The local magazine discusses the challenges that several southern Indiana counties face as regional and national electricity generation transition away from coal-based fuels.  

A New Recipe for Corporate Sustainable Agriculture

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By Ceres' Beth Hooker and Nicole Tanner, World Wildlife Fund’s Water Stewardship Lead

Soil and water are intricately linked. From how they are protected to how they are managed to how they are valued across economic sectors, there is a clear connection. The decisions we make about one can have big impacts on the other. 

And, few industries rely on a healthy balanced relationship between soil and water as much as the $5 trillion global food and agricultural sector.  

World Wildlife Fund Announces Investment in Seaweed Farming Through Ocean Rainforest

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WASHINGTON, August 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ - In a first for World Wildlife Fund (WWF), with generous support from The Jeremy and Hannelore Grantham Environmental Trust, the organization announced an $850,000 investment in Ocean Rainforest, to accelerate growth of offshore seaweed production for the benefit of people, communities, and climate gains.

In Focus: Climate Change Challenges for Financial Sector Players and the Companies They Provide With Capital - Measuring and Managing the Risk

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (7.31.2019)
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Several encouraging developments for you from the (1) capital markets community and (2) the corporate sector and (3) the combining of forces of each.To start: Morgan Stanley has become the first major U.S. bank to join the Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials and will begin measuring and disclosing the emissions generated by the businesses that it lends to and invests in.

Artists Send Printable Messages of Love and Gratitude with 'Windows of Hope'

Part of HP’s Print, Play & Learn platform, the collection of 35 original posters are designed to display and share.
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By Sarah Murry

Watch Land Betterment Corporation's Impact Minute Episode 9

Company discusses replicable solutions and its Betterment Harvest division
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FISHERS, Ind., July 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, is proud to release Episode 9 of its Impact Minute video blog.  The impact Minute is a weekly, short video series where members of the Company’s management team discuss entrepreneurship and creating sustainable business that aim to address environmental and social issues.  In this episode, Mark LaVerghetta, Chief Governa

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