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Turning the Tide

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Public sentiment has been hugely influential in our shift from fossil-fuelled power generation to clean and renewable energy sources. The question now is, how do we turn the tide on the mining sector’s “dirty” image and reveal how the mining supply chain and renewables can combine to limit global warming to at or below 2°C?

The mining sector is a significant contributor of greenhouse gas emissions. 

Green Wave Sweeps Hong Kong

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Carbon neutrality is no longer a distant dream. It is a goal and an imperative after the Hong Kong government set 2050 as a target date to achieve it in the battle to combat climate change.

An important factor in reaching that goal is to use more renewable energy – a clean, inexhaustible, and increasing cost-competitive option that allows development without putting future generations in jeopardy.

Logitech Gaming Products Now Labeled Climate Pledge Friendly on amazon.com

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Logitech Gaming Products are now signposted on amazon.com as “Climate Pledge Friendly”. This means eco-conscious consumers can also search for devices, which are “Climate Pledge Friendly” and find our gaming products – LogitechG and ASTRO Gaming. This innovation has been rolled out on amazon.com and the majority of Amazon’s European platforms to date, with plans to extend it to all countries worldwide later this year.

What is Amazon’s Climate Pledge Friendly Program?

Land Betterment Corporation Appoints Financial Industry Executive, Michael Layman to Board of Directors

Michael Layman joins as an independent director as Company continues to expand its corporate governance and prepares for an IPO
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FISHERS, Ind., April 30, 2021 / 3BL Media / - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining and industrial sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, today announced the appointment of Michael Layman to its Board of Directors as an Independent Director.

Fast Food Giants Ramp up Climate Commitments Under Pressure From Investors in 'Breakthrough Year'

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  • Targets turnaround - Five out of six fast food brands in $11 trillion global investor engagement have now publicly stated they will set, or have already set, science based targets (SBTs) to reduce their emissions - up from just two companies last year.
  • Weak on water - Companies have been much slower to address water scarcity and pollution risks to their meat supply chains.
  • Slow progress on TCFD - Despite progress on climate commitments, none of the six companies have completed or disclosed a TCFD-aligned climate scenario analysis, despite this being mandatory in the UK by 2025 and the US Federal Reserve calling for increased disclosure against climate risks.
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  • Targets turnaround - Five out of six fast food brands in $11 trillion global investor engagement have now publicly stated they will set, or have already set, science based targets (SBTs) to reduce their emissions - up from just two companies last year.
  • Weak on water - Companies have been much slower to address water scarcity and pollution risks to their meat supply chains.
  • Slow progress on TCFD - Despite progress on climate commitments, none of the six companies have completed or disclosed a TCFD-aligned climate scenario analysis, despite this being mandatory in the UK by 2025 and the US Federal Reserve calling for increased disclosure against climate risks.

Earth Day 2021: Tips to Living Sustainably, Today and Everyday

Monica Hauser Wolff, Lenovo Foundation Director and Global Corporate Communications Manager & Kamrin Brown, Sustainable Fashion Stylist and Lenovo Innovator
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As we celebrate Earth Day this year, we’re reminded of how our actions, big and small, affect the planet and each other. At Lenovo, we are dedicated to building a smarter future through our commitments to sustainable practices, decrease our impact on the environment and partner with others who are aligned with this mission.

Morgan Stanley Commits to Mobilizing $1 Trillion by 2030 for Sustainable Solutions that Include Helping Prevent and Mitigate Climate Change

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Public health emergencies, social and economic inequality and the ramifications of climate change stand among the most immediate and pressing global issues of our time. In response, governments, corporations and investors have rallied around sustainability efforts, not only to preserve our planet for current and future generations, but also to improve the standard of living for diverse communities.

UGG Announces Commitments To Restore Our Earth This Earth Day 2021

Brand continues its 'FEEL GOOD' initiative to protect people and planet
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SANTA BARBARA, Calif., May 3, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- Southern California-based global lifestyle brand UGG® (a division of Deckers Brands [NYSE: DECK]) is celebrating Earth Day by announcing four key commitments focused on restoring the planet through a set of continued sustainability goals, projects, and global partnerships. Founded in 1970, Earth Day is an annual event rallying for the preservation of our planet.

Duke Energy Cuts Carbon Emissions, Provides Support to Communities

Duke Energy’s 2020 Sustainability Report details clean energy transition, progress on environmental and social issues
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In a challenging 2020, two achievements defined Duke Energy – progress on its climate goals and support for customers, communities and employees during the COVID-19 pandemic.

In its 2020 Sustainability Report released April 28, the company said it has reduced carbon emissions by more than 40 percent since 2005 and is on track to achieve its goal of reducing carbon emissions at least 50 percent by 2030. The company intends to cut carbon emissions to net-zero by 2050.

Clarivate's Race to Attain Carbon Neutrality by 2024

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"I feel privileged to be working for an organization that prioritizes the planet and gives me the opportunity to get involved and really make a difference - not only as an individual but on a global scale where Clarivate can really make an impact through our innovation and technology leadership."

Jamie Francis, Customer Success Manager, Make a Difference to Climate Change Team Leader

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