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120-foot Tower Aims to Support Restoration of Longleaf Pine by Taking Carbon and Water Cycling Quantification Efforts to New Heights

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Researchers from Clemson University are using a 120-foot research tower to study the role of longleaf pines in carbon and water cycling in South Carolina. The tower measures the exchange of carbon, water, and energy between the Earth’s surface and the atmosphere. The project's primary goal is to support the restoration of longleaf pine to its historic range.

Clemson is partnering with The Nature Conservancy (TNC) on the project, supported by a grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and funding from International Paper.

Women of Invesco “Choose To Challenge”

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In celebration of International Women’s Day, themed #ChooseToChallenge, the Invesco Women’s Network (IWN) invited women from across Invesco to share their thoughts on the importance of celebrating women’s achievements and speaking up against gender bias and inequity.

Listen to women across the company share what #ChooseToChallenge means to them.

What's Next In Group Benefits: Meeting Today's Evolving Employee Needs

By Ann Clifford
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As employers renew their commitment to their employee benefits strategies, they’re looking to brokers and insurance carriers to help them deliver holistic offerings that reflect the evolving landscape and address employees’ financial wellbeing needs.

Coalition of Global Consumer Goods Companies Launches Framework for the Implementation of Human Rights Due Diligence Systems in Aligned Approach Against Forced Labour

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  • Twenty-two consumer goods brands and retailers commit to implement Framework in their own operations by 2025 as part of participation in Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour (HRC) from The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF)
  • Framework lays out maturity journey for implementing six-step human rights due diligence systems to identify, address and prevent forced labour risks

Global Workplace Standard for Mica Processors Released

New standard supports worker rights, addresses environment, health and safety issues
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ALEXANDRIA, Va. and PARIS, March 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ The Responsible Minerals Initiative of the Responsible Business Alliance and the Responsible Mica Initiative today announced the release of a Global Workplace Standard for Mica Processors. The new Standard aims to improve conditions for workers in mica supply chains by leveraging the collective experience of these initiatives and benchmarking against internationally recognized frameworks.

Alkermes Employee Strives to Make a Difference in Cancer Patients' Lives

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Meet Blake Finchen —an Alkermes employee driven by the memory of her father to make a meaningful difference in the lives of people living with cancer. 

CLP Demonstrates Resilience in Energy Transition Amid COVID-19 Challenges

CLP maps out latest efforts to transform into a Utility of the Future amid COVID-19 challenges in 2020, building on 120 years of shared vision
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The CLP Group has launched its new Sustainability Report and Annual Report, documenting the resilient performance of the business amid the unprecedented challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the Group’s unwavering focus to continue its energy transition to build a more sustainable future.

15th Annual Living Future Event Focuses on Greenest Buildings for a Healthy Future

Key Speakers Include Co-Founder of Beneficial State Bank Kat Taylor
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SEATTLE, March 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The world’s greenest developers, architects, and product designers will gather at Living Future 2021, the 15th annual conference hosted by the International Living Future Institute. At this crucial moment in history, the event will gather leaders to examine ways to stop climate change and address the structural inequities in the built environment. 

Rockwell Automation Tools Power Roller Coasters Like Valravn at Cedar Point

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Did you ever wonder how a roller coaster works? The answer is revealed in this video which shares the “magic” behind the technology powering Valravn roller coaster at Cedar Point Amusement Park in Sandusky, Ohio.

As part of the “It’s Not Magic, It’s Science” series, STEM influencer Jay Flores explains how sensors connected to Rockwell’s Programmable Logic Controller work together to help the vehicle purposefully navigate the ride’s track quickly and safely.

La TD publie son Rapport sur les enjeux environnementaux, sociaux et de gouvernance 2020 et son Rapport sur La promesse TD Prêts à agir 2020

Ces rapports décrivent la façon dont la TD a accéléré ses efforts et étendu son influence positive dans une année marquée par d’importants changements et d’importantes perturbations.
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TORONTO and CHERRY HILL, N.J., 5 mars 2021 /3BL Media/  – Dans un monde perturbé par la COVID-19, la TD a directement contribué à des changements positifs et au progrès sociétal en vue de favoriser un meilleur avenir, plus durable et inclusif.

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