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Ceres Welcomes BlackRock's Call to Corporations to Support a More Equitable, Net-Zero Future

CEO Larry Fink demands companies commit to net-zero emissions by 2050 and disclose how they plan to achieve this goal
Press Release

Today’s call from BlackRock CEO Larry Fink to the world’s largest corporations to swiftly transition their businesses to net-zero emissions by 2050 and disclose how they plan to do it is “welcomed and will influence a growing global movement that is already underway to drive a more just and sustainable economy,” Ceres CEO and President Mindy Lubber said. 

Tetra Pak Calls for Collaborative Innovation to Tackle Sustainability Challenges in the Food Packaging Industry

Press Release

January 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Tetra Pak has introduced a new collaborative innovation model with leading paperboard producers, a move aimed at tackling the food packaging industry’s sustainability challenges. The traditional operating model of a linear supply chain has changed, and a new partnership ecosystem model is emerging, where the entire industry works in close collaboration.

Axiom Materials Receives Carbon Neutrality Certification

Press Release

EMERYVILLE, Calif. , January 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Axiom Materials Inc., a global leader in composites materials is pleased to announce it has received the Carbon Neutrality Certification for calendar year 2019, demonstrating its commitment to corporate social responsibilities and contributing to reinforcing the sustainable future of our world.

ZLI & ZAWEC Partner for Animal Welfare

Initiatives to focus on Data-Driven Light, Animal Welfare Metrics
Press Release

NEW YORK January 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Zoological Lighting Institute™ announced today new partnership initiatives with the Zoo Animal Welfare Education Center in Bellaterra (Barcelona, SP), to underscore the importance of light for animal welfare, and animal welfare for human well being. The partnership includes co-sponsoring of professional course-work, the creation of data-driven preventative healthcare stations in aquariums and zoos, and related ex-pat public outreach initiatives around the globe.

Dow and The Nature Conservancy: 10 Years of Collaborating on the Business Case for Nature

By Mary Draves | Chief Sustainability Officer and Vice President of Environment, Health and Safety
Blog

Ten years ago, The Nature Conservancy and Dow came together to answer a basic question: How can we work together to make the business case for nature? Speaking from the Detroit Economic Club, the CEOs of Dow and The Nature Conservancy announced that one of world’s largest science and technology companies and one of the world’s largest environmental nonprofits would join forces to figure out how to value the services of nature in order to make better business decisions.

Co-founder of Black Lives Matter, Opal Tometi, Joins International Living Future Institute Board of Directors

Globally recognized human rights advocate, strategist, and writer of Nigerian-American descent brings international focus to the organization.
Press Release

SEATTLE, January 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Opal Tometi has joined the Board of Directors for the International Living Future Institute, the organization announced today. Known as an award-winning human rights defender and one of three women co-founders of Black Lives Matter, Tometi was recently named one of the most influential people of 2020 by TIME magazine. 

Fifth Third Goes Carbon Neutral Amid Broader Green Targets

Organization is first regional US commercial bank to become carbon neutral
Article

Ohio-based bank Fifth Third has become carbon neutral after reducing greenhouse gas emissions across its sites during 2020.

The bank achieved the feat after reducing its corporate carbon footprint (including in its facilities and business travel operations), purchasing renewable power and investing in carbon offset projects.

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Ecocentricity Blog: OK Doomer

By: John A. Lanier
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There is simply too much work to be done to solve the climate crisis, and that work can become unbearable without a positive vision to work toward. Fortunately, climate fiction can also help us more fully imagine that positive vision.

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There is simply too much work to be done to solve the climate crisis, and that work can become unbearable without a positive vision to work toward. Fortunately, climate fiction can also help us more fully imagine that positive vision.

Quantis Launches geoFootprint, a Tool Accelerating Sustainable Agriculture by Harnessing the Power of Satellite Imagery

Press Release
  • Sustainability consulting group Quantis launches geoFootprint, the first tool to combine data from satellite imagery with environmental metrics to allow users to visualize the footprints of key commodity crops on an interactive world map at high resolution. 

Integrating EHS and Sustainability Into Your Startup Business

Blog

When starting a company, every penny must be invested wisely until a solid market niche is established. With limited funds, market disruptions like COVID19 can be and has been the end of many new endeavors. However, companies with routine environment, health, and safety (EHS) compliance programs and procedures are able to minimize the financial impact of these disruptions.

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