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Business Collaboration to Protect Our Planet Has Never Been More Critical

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Our unique and precious world is on the brink of profound change. Our actions today are not just impacting the wellbeing of people, communities and our planet now: they are determining whether future generations will thrive — even survive.

The Arbor Day Foundation and International Paper Grow Trees, Partnership

Partnership will increase in 2021 with additional planting events and systemic recovery focus
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LINCOLN, Neb. , May 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ – International Paper, one of the world’s leading producers of renewable fiber-based packaging, pulp, and paper, and the Arbor Day Foundation announce their intention to grow their partnership in 2021.

BIER Member Spotlight: Simon Boas Hoffmeyer

Meet Simon Boas Hoffmeyer
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Name: Simon Boas Hoffmeyer, Senior Director, Sustainability & Communications

Company: Carlsberg Group

Connect with Simon on LinkedIn and Twitter

First-of-its-kind Engagement Tool Released for Investors on Natural Climate Solutions

Offers key recommendations to engage portfolio companies on their use of natural climate solutions in net-zero climate commitments and calls for radical transparency on the use of carbon credits to achieve net zero
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May 18, 2021 /3BL Media/ - As net-zero commitments become the new standard for investors and companies, Ceres and the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) today released a new first-of-its-kind engagement tool for investors to spur meaningful dialogue with companies on the role and use of natural climate solutions in delivering on those commitments. Natural climate solutions, such as forest protection or reforestation, are a common component of many corporate net-zero action plans, often used to offset companies’ greenhouse gas emissions.

Cartoon Networking

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Children are our future – and it’s never too early to start teaching them about the conservation and importance of protecting our environment. 

But capturing their interest can be challenging when they’re young. So, CLP Power is using animation as a smart way for teachers and parents to get the message across.

By combining moving images, simple text, sound effects and engaging storylines, cartoons take young children away into a world of entertainment and learning... 

The Time to Act on PFAS Risks Is Now, Before It's Too Late

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“Forever chemicals.”

This is the ominous label often applied to PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances), encapsulating both their functional utility and their harmful impact.

10 Years of Valuing Nature: A Conversation With TNC

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Ten years ago, Dow and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) set out to answer: How can we make the consideration of nature in business decisions simpler and more routine? Jennifer Molnar, managing director and lead scientist of the TNC’s Center for Sustainability Science, discusses how the collaboration has relied on science to answer that question and integrate the value of nature into business decisions that lead to better business and conservation outcomes.

Tetra Tech's Richard Czlapinski Discusses Using Nature-based Solutions to Address Climate Change in Coastal Environments

Designing resilient coastal solutions to help minimize impacts of climate change
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Richard Czlapinski is a senior coastal engineer and project manager for Tetra Tech’s Center of Coastal Services in southeast Florida and has more than 45 years of experience specializing in shoreline protection and coastal restoration projects. He is a Diplomate in Coastal Engineering as certified by the Academy of Coastal, Ocean, Port and Navigation Engineers (ACOPNE). ACOPNE is subsidiary of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and offers advanced technical specialty certifications. Richard served as President of the ACOPNE Board of Trustees from 2012 to 2013.

Biogen, Americares and Harvard Chan C-CHANGE Help Community Health Clinics Address Climate Risks

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Biogen, Americares, and the Center for Climate, Health and the Global Environment at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health have teamed up to help community health clinics in the United States mitigate climate risks.

Positively Impacting Our Planet

By Tony Lowings, Chief Executive Officer, KFC Global
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I wanted to build on the message shared by Yum! Brands (our parent company) announcing our new global climate commitment that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions 46% by 2030 in our restaurants and supply chain. As a key brand contributor to the Yum! Brands Recipe for Good strategy and noting our own KFC focus on making our business more sustainable across all of our operations, I’m excited that we, in partnership with our incredible franchisees, suppliers and producers, can celebrate another bold commitment to our planet today.

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