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Transparency and Accountability Are Critical to Drive Meaningful Climate Action

by Ellen Jackowski Chief Sustainability and Social Impact Officer at HP
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Climate change is one of the most far reaching and critical challenges of our time, and this coming decade will prove decisive. HP supports the move by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to consider climate change disclosure rules as part of its integrated disclosure system. Tackling climate change will require every country and every organization to step up and show leadership. We will need to hold everyone accountable for their part and living up to their commitments through science-based goals, and reliable, transparent reporting.

Fashion Doesn't Always Have to Cost the Earth To Protect the Earth

by Josh Jeffries, Senior Development Coach at Acre Frameworks
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If you are anything like me, you aim to be mindful when shopping for clothes. Buying ethical and sustainable garments is the obvious way forward to lower the environmental impact – but it often comes with a hefty price tag.

The fashion industry is a major polluter (just behind aviation which is the worst culprit) and we are buying 60 per cent more clothing than we did 15 years ago. 

Ørsted Completes Permian Energy Center

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Permian Energy Center in Andrews County, Texas. 

Ørsted has completed its Permian Energy Center project, a 460 MWAC hybrid solar and battery storage facility located in Andrews County, Texas.

Permian Energy Center brings Ørsted's onshore operating capacity to 2.1 GW. The project and its 420 MWAC of solar PV and 40 MWAC of battery storage will be located on a 3,600-acre site alongside existing oil and gas installations and will supply growing West Texas demand for electricity.

Cummins Achieves Major Milestone in 3-D Printing for Production Parts

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Global power leader Cummins is finalizing its first production part using a new, high-precision 3D metal printing technology called binder jet. This marks a significant milestone in the company’s additive manufacturing and Industry 4.0 journey. 

Timberland Reaches Landmark Moment in Journey to Re-Introduce Cotton Farming to Haiti; Releases First Products Made With Community Cotton Fibers

Builds new supply chain for cotton together with Smallholder Farmers Alliance, providing social and environmental benefits to Haitian farm communities
Press Release

STRATHAM, N.H., May 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Timberland has reached an important milestone in its five-year journey to re-introduce cotton growing in Haiti in partnership with the Smallholder Farmers Alliance (SFA), with the launch of new footwear made with Community Cotton™ fiber.

Timberland Expands Regenerative Leather Offerings, Sets Out to Build World's First Regenerative Rubber Supply System for Footwear

Leverages progressive social media platforms to inspire and educate next generation about virtues of regenerative agriculture
Press Release

STRATHAM, N.H. /3BL Media/ - On the heels of Earth Day, Timberland announces important advancements in its regenerative agriculture efforts, working toward a vision for Timberland® products to have a net positive impact on Nature by 2030.

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.

LG Refrigerators Earn ENERGY STAR Emerging Technology Award

EPA Honors LG for Advanced Adaptive Compressor Technology
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WASHINGTON, April 14, 2021 ― The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has honored French Door refrigerators from LG Electronics with the 2021 ENERGY STAR® Emerging Technology Award. 

The award-winning three- and four-door models (LFXS26596 and LRMVS3006 respectively) feature advanced adaptive compressors “recognized as promising technology that has the potential to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions,” according to the EPA. Contributing to their eco-friendly design, the refrigerators use HFC-free R600a refrigerant.

On Earth Day, LG Reaffirms 'Zero Carbon 2030' Pledge

Company Encourages Consumers to Reduce Carbon Footprint
Press Release

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., April 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ ― Commemorating Earth Day 2021, LG Electronics USA is reaffirming its Zero Carbon 2030 pledge to achieve net-zero carbon emissions, while promoting a sustainable lifestyle, greener products and a circular economy. After reducing greenhouse gas emissions from its U.S. operations by 50 percent,* LG is now striving to reach net-zero emissions through highly energy efficient buildings and operations, renewable energy use, fleet electrification and carbon offset projects.

Dow and Mura Technology Announce Partnership to Scale Game-changing New Advanced Recycling Solution for Plastics

Summary: 
  • Technology can recycle all forms of plastic – including multi-layer, flexible plastics often used in food packaging.
  • Dow to play pivotal role in Mura’s global rollout of 1MM metric tonnes of recycling capacity by 2025.
  • Dow to receive supply of recycled feedstocks made from plastics waste from Mura’s first-of-its-kind plant in Teesside, UK, supplying major brands across the globe with sustainable plastic products.
  • Future Mura sites planned in US, Germany, and Asia as Mura’s global rollout accelerates.
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  • Technology can recycle all forms of plastic – including multi-layer, flexible plastics often used in food packaging.
  • Dow to play pivotal role in Mura’s global rollout of 1MM metric tonnes of recycling capacity by 2025.
  • Dow to receive supply of recycled feedstocks made from plastics waste from Mura’s first-of-its-kind plant in Teesside, UK, supplying major brands across the globe with sustainable plastic products.
  • Future Mura sites planned in US, Germany, and Asia as Mura’s global rollout accelerates.

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