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Responsible Business Alliance Advances Climate Change Mitigation Efforts in Global Supply Chains

RBA Partners with Optera to Scale Greenhouse Gas Management for RBA Members and Suppliers
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ALEXANDRIA, Va., October 4, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) today announced the development of new greenhouse gas (GHG) management capabilities for global supply chains, in partnership with Optera.

The RBA’s more than 200 core corporate members across multiple industries and tens of thousands of their suppliers worldwide, combined with the Optera platform, makes the RBA program uniquely positioned to transform the industry’s response to climate change.

How AMD Is Advancing Energy Efficiency for IT Users

On Energy Efficiency Day 2022, AMD shares how the company is helping its customers and end-users reduce their energy use and GHG emissions
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Originally published in AMD 2021-22 Corporate Responsibility Report

At AMD, we strive to create products that improve people’s lives and help our customers and end-users reduce their own energy use and GHG emissions. We collaborate closely with our customers and partners on product design and system-level optimizations to advance environmental sustainability, including by minimizing environmental impacts and energy use.

Deckers Brands Joins NFW's Circular Footwear Collective

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Natural Fiber Welding Solutions (NFW) is driving the footwear industry towards sustainability and circularity through their plastic-free performance material solutions. Deckers Brands is proud to join NFW’s Footwear Collective, alongside New Balance, Wolverine, Camper, and Allbirds. NFW’s Footwear Collective strives to promote widespread adoption of low carbon, biobased materials that are safe to return to the earth at the end of a product’s life.

Green Mountain Energy Sun Club Awards IDEA Public Schools Grant To Grow Farm Program

$178,000 donation funds construction of first hydroponic farm
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TARRANT COUNTY, Texas, September 29, 2022 /3BL Media/ - IDEA Public Schools will soon begin construction on a hydroponic farm and outdoor classroom at IDEA Achieve Academy and College Preparatory in Haltom City, Texas. The new facility is made possible thanks to a grant of more than $178,000 from Green Mountain Energy Sun Club.

Focusing on Ethical and Sustainable Food Systems at Clemson University

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Aramark took part in a series of events recently at Clemson University that brought together top researchers and food thought leaders to focus on increasing healthy options for students, minimizing harm to the environment, and making ethical sourcing from local businesses a top priority, among other topics.

Europe Energy Crisis Varied Impacts Across Countries

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The global energy market has been in upheaval for years, and Europe is facing a crisis. After coming out of a global pandemic, some power generators that had been shut down couldn’t ramp up in time for increased demand, according to Jonathan Stern, who studies natural gas at the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies.

Masonite Invests €5M in Circular Innovation Fund To Scale Breakthrough Sustainability Innovations

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TAMPA, Fla., September 28, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Masonite International Corporation (NYSE: DOOR), a leading global designer, manufacturer, marketer and distributor of interior and exterior doors, today announced a €5M investment in the Circular Innovation Fund L.P. (“CIF”), a venture capital fund dedicated to advancing the circular economy by investing in growth-stage companies across North America, Europe and Asia, which have the potential to solve complex supply chain problems and minimize environmental impact.

Sappi Leaders Recognized for Excellence

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The Society of American Foresters (SAF) has bestowed Rebecca Barnard, Sappi Forestry Certification Manager, with the Young Forester Leadership Award for her dedication to sustainability and responsible forestry.

“We are thrilled for Rebecca’s achievement,” says Anne Ayer, Vice President, Pulp Business and Supply Chain. “Rebecca is a tremendous asset to Sappi with her wealth of industry knowledge and expertise. This award is a testament to her commitment to responsible forestry and advancing Sappi’s mission of sustainable innovation. It could not be more well deserved.”

WEC Opens Call for Nominations for the 2023 Gold Medal Award for International Corporate Sustainability

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September 19, 2022 /3BL Media/ - As the world moves to rebuild our economies and to tackle climate change and systemic injustices, corporate leadership on sustainable development is more important than ever. The Gold Medal Award recognizes excellence and provides inspiration to other companies worldwide. Nominations are now being accepted for the World Environment Center’s (WEC) 2023 Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development.

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