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Bharat Masrani: Adapting With Purpose - TD's 2020 Environmental, Social and Governance Report

Read TD's 2020 Environmental, Social and Governance Report: Adapting with Purpose
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At TD, we believe that banking serves a higher purpose. Throughout 2020, our purpose guided our work to support our customers, communities and colleagues during a time of unprecedented disruption and hardship.

We continue to face the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on our daily lives. We know that all crises end, and we are optimistic about the future. However, we also understand that the road to recovery may be long, with many challenges ahead.

The Expanding Public Debates About the “What” & “How” of Corporate ESG Disclosure - Hundreds of Frameworks, Standards & Guidance Available Now - and the Growing Disclosure Fatigue Challenges for Both Reporters and Users

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (02.25.2021)
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Corporate sustainability / ESG reporting -- What to disclose? How to frame the disclosures (context matters!)? What frameworks or standards to use?  Questions, questions, and more questions for corporate managers to consider as ESG disclosures steadily expand.

There are now many more lively discussions going on about corporate ESG / sustainability et al public disclosures and structured reporting practices -- and the growing complexity of all this, resulting often in disclosure fatigue for practitioners!

Confronting Deep Challenges, Head On

Hear from the UN, the World Bank, PepsiCo and IKEA at The Economist’s 8th annual World Ocean Summit Virtual Week
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LONDON, February 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Economist’s eighth annual World Ocean Summit Virtual Week will take place next week from March 1st - 5th. With over 30 hours of content, 6,000 registrations and more than 170 speakers confirmed from across the globe, we will explore actionable solutions for the most pressing challenges facing the seas. We will ask how the world can achieve a balance between ocean restoration and economic prosperity.

The Evolving Role of Environmental Engineers in a Sustainable World

What Do Environmental Engineers Do?
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Even in EHS, technology’s been stealing the spotlight lately.

Throughout all the buzz around process automation, augmented reality visualizations, drone field data collection and renewable tech, it’s easy to get excited. (We certainly are.)

But let’s recognize those who are quietly taking these technological advances and creating real-world solutions out of them. As a sense of ecological urgency continues to rise, we wanted to celebrate those who wholly dedicate their minds to steering our world towards a more sustainable future.

Sappi Employee Bikes to Support a Cause

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Shawn Ray, Financial Analyst at Sappi North America’s headquarters in Boston, felt a personal connection when he decided to participate in the 2019 “Pan-Mass Challenge.”

“I ride to make a difference,” said Shawn. “My family has been participating for the better part of 10 years now, and I was lucky enough to join the team. Since losing my grandmother and mentor, Carol Ryan, to cancer in 2014, I knew that I had to get involved, and riding in the Pan-Mass was the best decision I have ever made.”

Sappi North America's Cloquet Mill Awarded Local Training Grant

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Sappi North America received a $100,000 training grant in September from the Minnesota Office of Higher Education and Department of Labor and Industry. The grant allows Sappi to strengthen the local workforce by providing advanced technical training to employees, while improving functions and safety at its Cloquet Mill. SNA has participated in the grant program six times and continues to offer the opportunity for up to 25 employees each year to join a training cohort. Through the years, this grant has provided on-site training to more than 100 employees.

Facility Optimization Ebook: A Guide to Identifying and Implementing Facility Optimization Projects

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Traditionally, facility optimization projects, whether they focus on energy or water conservation, renewable energy adoption, or equipment retrofits, are all intended to reduce operation costs. However, facility optimization also supports an organization’s broader sustainability goals which can translate to real shareholder, employee, and customer value.

Start Your Facility Optimization Journey Here
In this eBook, we offer a roadmap and tools for beginning your facility optimization journey. Within these pages you’ll learn how to:

Enviva Targets Net-Zero Operations by 2030

Zero-emissions goal emphasizes the company’s mission to fight climate change, pledging to become carbon neutral and use 100% renewable energy in its operations
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BETHESDA, Md., February 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- Today, Enviva, a leading global renewable energy company specializing in sustainable wood bioenergy, announced its goal of achieving net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from its operations by 2030. This commitment to climate action reinforces Enviva’s core purpose to displace coal, grow more trees, and fight climate change. It sets forth an ambitious plan for eliminating GHG emissions from its operations in keeping with international climate goals, including the Paris Agreement’s goal to limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C.

Antea Group Becomes Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) Member

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ST. PAUL, Minn., February 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Antea Group USA joins the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) as the newest Associate Member.

RFA is the leading trade association for America’s ethanol industry, working to drive expanded demand for American-made renewable fuels and bioproducts worldwide. Their vision is to help the world breathe easier with the power of renewable fuels.

ZLI & Wild Welfare Partner for Animals 


New Initiatives Linking Light to Animal Welfare
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NEW YORK, February 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ — The Zoological Lighting Institute™ (ZLI) announced today new partnership agreement with the pre-eminent, UK based charity Wild Welfare. Partnership initiatives center upon important relationships of light and animal welfare, specifically aimed at improving the conditions of animal care in zoos and aquariums, but with importance for sustainable communities around the globe.

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