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WSP USA Earns APTA's Highest Recognition for Sustainability Commitment

WSP is the first business member to achieve Platinum recognition under the American Public Transportation Association’s Sustainability Commitment.
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NEW YORK, May 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ — The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) awarded Platinum-level recognition through its Sustainability Commitment program to WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy.  

This designation showcases WSP’s commitment to sustainability throughout its operations and in the services provided to transit agencies. WSP joins four transit agencies that have received platinum recognition and is the first business member of APTA to achieve this distinction.

The Race to Net-Zero Emissions Is One We Can't Run Alone

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BY KRISTINA KLOBERDANZ

I’m a marathon runner, not a sprinter, and there are a few principles I’ve embraced over the years. To run a marathon, you have to be willing to bet big and commit. You have to train with a group of people who are equally committed to the challenge. And finally, some people think you need to run 26 miles in training to know you can do it. I believe you need to run a marathon during the race, not in practice.

MilliporeSigma Honors Earth Day Today and Every Day

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MilliporeSigma believes taking a holistic approach to sustainability helps scientists take big steps toward smaller footprints. Learn more about our efforts here.

Happy Earth Day - From Everyone at Eldorado Gold

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Happy Earth Day from everyone at Eldorado Gold. Learn more about our approach to responsible mining by visiting our website!

www.eldoradogold.com/responsibility

Vistra Marks Earth Day With Launch of Trees For Growth Initiative

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Vistra, and its retail electricity brand, Dynegy, will celebrate Earth Day with the launch of a two-year Trees for Growth initiative at Philadelphia’s Bethune Elementary School. The project, in partnership with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, is made possible through a nearly $100,000 commitment from Vistra.

Satellite Monitoring to Protect Endangered Forests

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Satellite Monitoring technology allows Georgia-Pacific to observe more than 6-million-acres being protected in our endangered forest mapping program, in real-time.

You can learn more about GP and sustainability here.

Arbor Day Foundation Enlists AT&T and DroneSeed to Accelerate Tree Plantings After Western Wildfires

Drones to plant 60,000 trees at rate six times faster and years earlier than traditional methods
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LINCOLN, Neb., April 22, 2021 /3BL Media/  – The Arbor Day Foundation (ADF) today announced it will accelerate the planting of over 60,000 trees through a collaboration with AT&T and DroneSeed to deploy drones across 300 acres of the western United States devasted by wildfires.

Albertsons Companies Commits to Setting Science-Based Target to Reduce Carbon Emissions

Emissions reduction goals will support the United Nations’ Paris Agreement and a better future
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BOISE, Idaho, April 21, 2021 /3BL Media/– Albertsons Companies (NYSE: ACI) has announced its commitment to the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) and will set an emissions reduction target that supports the goals of the United Nations’ Paris Agreement to reduce carbon emissions. Albertsons Cos.’ emissions reduction goal will align with standards that are designed to ensure a better future and to prevent the worst impacts of climate change.

SCS Global Services' Carbon Neutral Certification Added by Amazon to Its Climate Pledge Friendly Program

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EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Today, SCS Global Services’ Carbon Neutral Certification Program announced that it has been selected by Amazon as one of its newest, trusted, third-party certifications for its Climate Pledge Friendly program, which helps customers discover and shop for more than 75,000 sustainable products in the U.S. and Europe.

State Farm to Help Forests and Communities Recover Through Partnership With the Arbor Day Foundation

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LINCOLN, Neb., April 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ – State Farm, America’s largest auto and home insurer, is partnering with the Arbor Day Foundation to help restore areas that have been devastated by natural disasters across the country. These efforts will range from restoring natural forests that were affected by wildfires, hurricanes, and other natural disasters, to helping plant and distribute trees around local communities where natural disasters have created local challenges such as urban heat islands.

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