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On the Eve of the Earthquake’s 10th Anniversary, Timberland Reflects on a Decade of Investment in Haiti

by Atlanta McIlwraith
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Sunday, January 12 will mark the 10th anniversary of the catastrophic 7.0 MW earthquake that struck Haiti and shook the world. For months following the disaster, international media kept Haiti in focus and shared stories of loss, perseverance and hope. This anniversary and milestone presents an opportunity for the world to take new look at how Haiti has recovered and evolved over the past decade. At Timberland, we are doing just that. Our investment in Haiti began in 2009 with a commitment to plant five million trees in five years.

Communication Networks Are Key to Delivering the Grid of the Future

New Black & Veatch Smart Utilities Report analyzes major trends reshaping the grid
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Distribution modernization is inevitable as advances in energy production, storage and control give rise to a new energy marketplace happening at the local distribution level. This evolving landscape leaves utilities questioning how they can maintain the reliability, efficiency and security of their operations, while managing two-way power flows and the influx of digital devices and distributed energy resources (DER).

Ecocentricity Blog: Who Are They?

By: John A. Lanier
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Hannon Armstrong’s simple and direct investment thesis: “We will earn better risk-adjusted returns by investing on the right side of the climate change line.”

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Hannon Armstrong’s simple and direct investment thesis: “We will earn better risk-adjusted returns by investing on the right side of the climate change line.”

Be Well. Do Well. Aramark's Plan for People, for Planet

The 2025 plan aligns with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
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Aramark's purpose revolves around its mission to enrich and nourish lives: Aramark strives to create a better world by considering the company’s environmental, economic, social and ethical dimensions.

Be Well. Do Well. is Aramark’s sustainability plan. It sums up the goal to make a positive impact on people and planet over the next five years. 

Be Well. Do Well. accelerates sustainability efforts and aligns with Aramark's vision for the future: improving the wellbeing of people, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 2025. 

Arbor Day Foundation Announces Initial Planting Locations for 20 Million #TeamTrees Trees

After YouTube’s largest-ever crowdfunding campaign raised $20 million in just 56 days, the Arbor Day Foundation is kicking off tree planting around the globe
Press Release

LINCOLN, Neb., January 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation is launching domestic and international planting projects to fulfill its commitment to plant more than 21.5 million trees funded by #TeamTrees, a viral crowdfunding campaign driven by YouTubers MrBeast (Jimmy Donaldson) and Mark Rober in late 2019. As early as January 2020, trees will be planted in high-need public and private forests recovering from fire, storms, deforestation, and other threats.

JetBlue Prepares its Business for a New Climate Reality

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-- JetBlue to Go Carbon Neutral on All Domestic Flights by Offsetting Emissions Starting in 2020, Ramping up to Offset more than 15-17 Billion Pounds of CO2 Emissions Per Year --

-- JetBlue to Start Flying with Sustainable Aviation Fuel on Flights from San Francisco in 2020 --

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-- JetBlue to Go Carbon Neutral on All Domestic Flights by Offsetting Emissions Starting in 2020, Ramping up to Offset more than 15-17 Billion Pounds of CO2 Emissions Per Year --

-- JetBlue to Start Flying with Sustainable Aviation Fuel on Flights from San Francisco in 2020 --

The Future of Preservation is Sustainable Tourism

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Lately, there have been several news items about cultural heritage sites that are either under siege by tourists or the environment. Venice is under water. The Louvre is overrun by visitors seeking a selfie with the Mona Lisa. Pompeii needs saving after its just-completed extensive restoration. Machu Picchu is under threat from a planned international airport in the Sacred Valley. 

Clean Energy Act Will Ensure Virginia is a Leader in the Net-Zero Emissions Future

Press Release

December 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Ceres welcomes new clean energy legislation unveiled this week by Virginia lawmakers to transform the electricity grid and ensure Virginia leads the way in the transition to a net-zero emissions future.

Keysight: Building a Better Planet for Today and Tomorrow

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Keysight strives to build a better planet for today’s and tomorrow’s generation. To achieve our vision, we align our industry leadership and corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts to accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world. Learn more at http://www.keysight.com/go/csr

Nature Needs Heroes: Environmental Communicator Summer Rayne

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Meet Summer Rayne, one of the changemakers in Timberland's Nature Needs Heroes campaign who devote their talents to making a difference and committ to building a better future for the environment and the people who live in it. 

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Meet Summer Rayne, one of the changemakers in Timberland's Nature Needs Heroes campaign who devote their talents to making a difference and committ to building a better future for the environment and the people who live in it. 

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