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Dow's Project Ybá in Brazil Enriches Amazon Communities, Conserves Biodiversity and Keeps the Forest Standing

Through collaboration, companies and organizations are finding ways to make a difference in people's lives and in the conservation of the environment.
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By Ana Carolina Felix

Project Ybá has the power to drive social transformation through collaborative partnerships that focus on development combined with sustainability.

Evolution: The Journey From Proof of Concept to Port Digitalization

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In our earlier blog posts in this series – we’ve made a strong case that a private network is the smart choice for any port that wants to accelerate its digital transformation, increase job satisfaction, productivity and safety, and meet sustainability initiatives. Now that the ‘why’ is clear, we want to shift focus to the ‘how’. The process we outline here is designed to ensure that port operators avoid potential use case adoption barriers and experience a smooth transition from proof of concept to full rollout to steady state adoption of port digitalization.

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In our earlier blog posts in this series – we’ve made a strong case that a private network is the smart choice for any port that wants to accelerate its digital transformation, increase job satisfaction, productivity and safety, and meet sustainability initiatives. Now that the ‘why’ is clear, we want to shift focus to the ‘how’. The process we outline here is designed to ensure that port operators avoid potential use case adoption barriers and experience a smooth transition from proof of concept to full rollout to steady state adoption of port digitalization.

Why Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Practitioners Are Imperative for Successful Net Zero Transitions in the Consumer Goods Industry

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By Greg Brittain

Everything we consume has an impact on the environment, from the humble jar of marmalade we spread on our morning toast, right through to the car we drive. But how much of an impact do our consumer decisions have on lowering their carbon footprint?

MilliporeSigma's Fabien Thibault Named Environment+Energy Leader 100 Honoree

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Fabien Thibault, global manager of product and packaging sustainability at MilliporeSigma, the U.S. and Canada Life Science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, was chosen as an Environment+Energy Leader 100 honoree for 2021.

Read Fabien’s Q&A with the publication, here.

Duke Energy Making Rapid Clean Energy Progress, CEO Tells Shareholders at Annual Meeting

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  • Lynn Good says company ‘leading largest clean energy transition’ in U.S.
  • Customer focus, energy affordability remain key priorities.
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  • Lynn Good says company ‘leading largest clean energy transition’ in U.S.
  • Customer focus, energy affordability remain key priorities.

Industrial Hemp Leader element6 Dynamics 2022 Farm Partner Program to Grow Over Four Million Pounds of Industrial Hemp in 2022

Farmer contracts include guaranteed acquisition of harvest with advance payments
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SANTA FE, N.M. and LONGMONT, Colo. May 11, 2022 /3BL Media/ - element6 Dynamics, a leading provider of nature-based solutions to industry that accelerate the regeneration of the planet by addressing its serious carbon imbalance, today announced the official launch of its Farm Partner Program.

The Consumer Goods Forum Board Issues Statement Asking Scheme Owners to Undergo SSCI Benchmark

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PARIS, May 11, 2022 /3BL Media/ - CEO members of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Board of Directors have today published a statement encouraging relevant supply chain partners to undertake the Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) benchmarking process by the end of 2023.

Cogeneration Turbines Help Fire Up Sustainable Paper Production

People love paper, but it takes a lot of energy to make. Lucart, an early adopter of efficient cogeneration power, recently upgraded their output.
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Leading Italian paper manufacturer Lucart has ambitious sustainability goals, demonstrated by its award-winning Natural Project. The ambitious collaboration with Tetra Pak recovers the materials in the ubiquitous food and drink cartons for valuable reuse.

Enbridge and Humble Midstream to Develop Low-carbon Hydrogen and Ammonia Production and Export Facilities at Enbridge Ingleside Energy Center

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HOUSTON, May 10, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Enbridge Inc. (Enbridge) (TSX: ENB) (NYSE: ENB) and Humble Midstream, LLC (Humble), an EnCap Flatrock Midstream portfolio company, are pleased to announce the joint development and marketing of a low-carbon hydrogen and ammonia production and export facility which will be located at the Enbridge Ingleside Energy Center (EIEC), near Corpus Christi, Texas.

US Atlantic Scup Fishery Achieves MSC Certification

New domestic whitefish species certified to the MSC’s international standard for sustainability
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WASHINGTON, May 9, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) today announced that the Atlantic Scup (Stenotomus chrysops) bottom trawl fishery has achieved MSC certification for sustainable fishing practices.

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