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Fashion Industry’s Role at COP27 in Driving Collective Action To Deliver on Decarbonization Targets

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SAN FRANCISCO, AMSTERDAM, and HONG KONG, November 28, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The recently concluded annual UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) brought delegates from all over the world to discuss the progress the world has made in the fight against climate change and the impact business is having on people and planet. As discussions progressed, it was clear the world has not made as much progress as needed to tackle the climate crisis.

Understanding EDISON: The Strategic Energy and Water Efficiency Program of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

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Operations on a global scale pose a particular challenge to any company aiming to address the diverse needs of its sites. As part of its sustainability strategy, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, has committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions from its operations, aiming for a 50% reduction in Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions by 2030 compared to 2020. To achieve this goal, the company focuses on four areas:

1. New construction sustainability

Ecocentricity Blog: In Thanksgiving for the People of Interface

By: John A. Lanier
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I am thankful for the outstanding work of the people of Interface. They have continued that which began in 1994 with a metaphorical spear in Ray Anderson’s chest. As their latest report shows, Interface continues to lead the way in showing how an environmentally responsible enterprise should operate.

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I am thankful for the outstanding work of the people of Interface. They have continued that which began in 1994 with a metaphorical spear in Ray Anderson’s chest. As their latest report shows, Interface continues to lead the way in showing how an environmentally responsible enterprise should operate.

The Private Sector Is in a Position To Make a Sustainable Future Possible. IBM Has the Resources To Help.

By Justina Nixon-Saintil, IBM VP of ESG and corporate social responsibility
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With climate emergencies and disasters on the rise across the globe, private sector companies — particularly large companies with global reach — are in a unique position to make a difference in our collective fight to help build a more sustainable and equitable future.

Putting Oyster Power To Work To Help the U.S. Gulf Coast

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Global power technology leader Cummins Inc. is partnering with The Nature Conservancy to put oyster power to work to improve water quality in the Gulf of Mexico.

Powered by a multi-year, $3 million grant from the company, The Nature Conservancy is leading an effort to improve water quality in the Mississippi River Basin focused on both the upper and lower reaches of the basin.

Pull the Lever on Low-Carbon: 6 Strategies for Your Business

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For many corporations, it’s no longer a matter of if, but a matter of when they will need to get serious about reducing carbon emissions.

With the impact of new regulations and a more robust global push to achieve net zero emissions by 2050, there is no better time than now to begin thinking about your organization’s low-carbon transition plan.

Manchester City and Xylem Call on Football Fans To Vote for Young Water Heroes Tackling Global Water Issues

Xylem Water Heroes Academy Spotlighting Five Inspiring Football and Water Projects in Cities Around The World
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WASHINGTON, November 22, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Manchester City Football Club’s global community program, Cityzens Giving, and global water technology leader, Xylem (NYSE: XYL) are calling on football fans to vote for their top project as the Water Heroes Academy returns for a second year.

Yum China's Science-Based Targets Approved, Aiming for Over 60% GHG Emissions Reduction by 2035

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SHANGHAI, November 22, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Yum China Holdings, Inc. (the "Company" or "Yum China", NYSE: YUMC and HKEX: 9987) has announced that the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has approved the Company’s near-term science-based emissions reduction target, making the Company the first restaurant company in China to reach this milestone.

How and Why Business Leaders Are Collaborating to Reduce Scope 3 Emissions | Schneider Electric

Realizing sustainable operations and net-zero goals is a team effort.
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Decarbonization may initially start with your company's walls, but unless you're working with key partners in your value chain, your efforts won't reach what is needed to reverse the climate crisis. Learn how Schneider Electric is working with companies like PepsiCo, Walmart, GSK, and Amy's Kitchen to drive sustainability across their supply chains — and ours.

Learn More: https://perspectives.se.com/

Arrow Electronics' Distribution Center in Venlo Drives Efficiency, Sustainability, and Employee Well-Being

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VENLO, The Netherlands, November 21, 2022 / 3BL Media/ — Arrow Electronics designed its state-of-the-art Primary Distribution Center in Venlo (The Netherlands) to drive efficiency, sustainability, and employee well-being.

Seated along the Dutch-German border, near the convergence of a network of seaports, airports and ground transportation, the Venlo district is one of Europe’s most important logistics hubs.

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