Environment CSR News

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

Article

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
Press Release

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

Ahead of COP26, New Guide Aims to Help Investors Evaluate and Strengthen Corporate Climate Commitments

Ceres research shows companies are far behind where they need to be to cut greenhouse gas emissions in half by the end of the decade
Press Release

At a time where it is more urgent than ever that companies act boldly on the climate crisis, a new guide released today by the sustainability nonprofit Ceres aims to shed light on the often-confusing array of corporate commitments, providing investors with clear and practical guidance on evaluating corporate greenhouse gas commitments and effectively engaging the largest companies to increase their climate ambition and action. 

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
Press Release

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.

How Do You Keep Hope Amid the Climate Crisis?

“Hope is that small chance, however improbable, of something better.”
Blog

By Joe McCarthy

Katharine Hayhoe has the zeal of a missionary. But while she is, in fact, a Christian, she spends her days evangelizing in pursuit of climate action.

For most of her career, Hayhoe has embarked on a broad public education tour to get people to understand the stakes of the climate crisis — and see that it's in their best interest to do something about it. 

Scott Budden: Farming Oysters in the Chesapeake Bay

Multimedia with summary

Ørsted has been partnering with local businesses since 2017 to develop Maryland’s first offshore wind project, Skipjack Wind 1, off the coast of the Delmarva Peninsula. With the proposal to develop Skipjack Wind 2, we’re hoping to achieve even more together.

First European Improved Forest Management Carbon Offset Project Achieves Independent Verification

SCS Global Services Verified the Rotunda Forest Project Developed by Global Forest Support
Press Release

VIENNA and EMERYVILLE, Calif., October 18, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Global Forest Support GmbH (GFS) and SCS Global Services (SCS) announced the completion of validation and verification of the first European Improved Forest Management (IFM) carbon project under the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) administered by Verra. Based on this verification, Verified Carbon Units (VCUs)/carbon offsets can now be issued in association with this project.

Trane Technologies Healthy Spaces Podcast Season 2 Episode 2: Healthy Workspaces for Now. And Tomorrow.

Press Release

October 18, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Many employers are inviting their workforce back to the office, and it’s raised a lot of questions about the safety and efficacy of the workspace. The good news is that the building industry has learned a lot since the onset of the pandemic. When that new information is combined with pre-pandemic research about the benefits of healthier buildings, companies can make science-backed decisions that improve both employee physical health and create peace of mind. 

Educating Girls: The Overlooked Solution to Climate Change

by T. Shawn Taylor
Article

This article is sponsored by HP and written on HP's behalf.

Addressing a global challenge as complex as climate change demands a full suite of solutions and actors, but one powerful intervention is widely overlooked: educating girls. Education gives girls the skills and knowledge to respond to climate-related disasters and to the changing resource landscapes around them. The contributions of educated girls to their communities increases a region’s overall resilience to climate shocks. 

WSP USA Joins Structural Engineers 2050 Commitment to Net Zero

Signing on to the Structural Engineering Institute program represents the firm’s alignment with the goal of substantively reducing embodied carbon in structural systems.
Press Release

NEW YORK, October 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ — In recognition of Climate Action Day, WSP USA has furthered its commitment to reduce, and ultimately eliminate, embodied carbon in its structural system projects by 2050 as a signatory to the Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) SE 2050 Commitment Program.

Pages

Subscribe to Environment