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New Statewide Education Campaign Aims to Increase Recycling of Plastic Milk Jugs

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The California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) today launched a public information campaign aimed at increasing awareness of the recyclability of milk jugs made of high density polyethylene (HDPE) or #2 plastic. The "Recycle the Jug" campaign is designed to drive sustainable behavior change across the state by addressing misconceptions to ensure plastic milk jugs make it into the recycling stream.

Additional partners include Albertsons…Andronico's Community Markets… Pavilions… Safeway… and Vons.

KEEN Footwear Awarded Prestigious Good Housekeeping 2021 Sustainability Innovation Award For PFC Free, Detox The Planet Initiative

Award Honors KEEN's Efforts Since 2014, Removing Toxic PFCs/PFAS From Product Line
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PORTLAND, Ore., October 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ - KEEN, Inc. (KEEN), the footwear brand on a mission to make outside inclusive and accessible to all, today announced that Good H

Ninety One Launches Decarbonization '40 Act Fund to Meet Growing Demand for Climate-Aware Investment Solutions

Deirdre Cooper & Graeme Baker to manage US ‘40 Act Fund
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NEW YORK, October 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Ninety One, an active global investment manager, announces the launch of the Ninety One Global Environment Fund. This launch addresses growing interest from US-based financial advisors and institutional investors in access to companies in the environmental-solutions universe that are poised to grow and outperform as the world transitions towards net zero.

VSC Releases Progress Report Highlighting 10 Vantage Vinyl Verified Companies

2020 Progress Report of the U.S. vinyl industry's sustainability initiative.
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October 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Vinyl Sustainability Council (VSC), which is advancing sustainability in the vinyl industry, released today Collaborating for Better: 2020 Progress Report, a transparent view into the growth of the VSC’s industry sustainability initiative, +Vantage Vinyl™.

Quantis Strengthens Biodiversity Offering With New Methodology to Assess Corporate Footprint on Nature

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October 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Global sustainability consultancy Quantis announces the development of a new methodology — Ecosystem AnalytiQs — to enable corporate action to halt biodiversity loss through the quantification of company-driven impacts on nature. 

Introducing the 2021 Porter Novelli Focus: Financial Equity

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According to the International Trade Commission, by the end of 2018, the U.S. banking system had $17.9 trillion in assets and a net income of $236.8 billion – it services the largest economy in the world and is a bell-weather for broader global markets.

Distinguished University Forests and Unique Innovator of FSC-Certified Cutlery, Among FSC® Leadership Award Winners

SCS honors leaders in responsible forestry
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., October 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Third-party sustainability certification body SCS Global Services (SCS) is proud to announce award winners of the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) 2021 Leadership Awards, which recognizes excellence in responsible forestry and the use of FSC certified products. Among 21 winners are three SCS certified organizations – Yale Forests, Swanton Pacific Ranch, and Ecotensil.

Stanley Black & Decker and Eastman Partner To Create Power Tools with a Sustainable Focus

BLACK+DECKER™ brand to launch reviva™ power tools line featuring Tritan™ Renew with 50% certified recycled content
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NEW BRITAIN, Conn. and KINGSPORT, Tenn., October 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) and specialty materials provider Eastman (NYSE: EMN) are teaming up to advance sustainability in the power tools industry. BLACK+DECKER, a Stanley Black & Decker brand, will be releasing a new product line, reviva, offering the brand’s first sustainability-led power tools that utilize Eastman’s Tritan Renew copolyester.

Investors Pushing the Drive to Net Zero -- Ninety One Publishes Second Edition of the Planetary Pulse Survey, Investing for a Carbon Free World: What Investors Want

Thirty two percent of investors are happy for their money to be used to reduce carbon emissions, regardless of return
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NEW YORK, October 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Ninety One has published the second edition of the Planetary Pulse survey, Investing for a Carbon Free World: What Investors Want. The survey of more than 6000 individual investors (investors) across ten markets (UK, US, Canada, Germany, Italy, Denmark, Sweden, South Africa, Singapore and Hong Kong) found that investors are ready to support the drive to net zero, with half stating that asset managers should use their influence as shareholders of carbon-heavy companies to he

Goldtree Mill and Independent Smallholders Attain Certified Sustainable Palm Oil in Sierra Leone

Goldtree Achieves RSPO Certification for Nearly 5,000 Smallholders
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SIERRA LEONE, October 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Goldtree S.L. Ltd is happy to announce that, as of the 13th of July, our operations have achieved certification to the acclaimed Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) from internationally recognized third-party certification body SCS Global Services (SCS). This means that Goldtree can offer palm oil products that are officially certified under the standards of the RSPO.

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