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Schneider Electric is Supporting #EarthHour

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A short note on Earth Hour like this: In 2019, millions of people came together to support #EarthHour. But in light of the unprecedented challenges facing the world, #EarthHour2020 is going digital. How can you show your support for positive climate impact in a fun, creative and digital way? 

Learn more about other sustaianblity initatives from Schneider Electric

Coronavirus, Climate Change, and Our Community

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As the world struggles to contain a rapidly spreading pandemic, hundreds of thousands of people are fighting for their lives and the global economy is in danger of lurching to a halt — putting billions of livelihoods in danger. 

Different Shades of Cocoa

Shedding light on our efforts to fight deforestation in our cocoa supply chains
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From the road, we could see some dead forest trees emerging above the cocoa canopy. With their branchless and barkless trunks, the dead trees cut an ominous figure, contrasting with the lush green of the surrounding forest.

While the dead forest trees were not located on cocoa farms in the Nestlé Cocoa Plan, they were symptomatic of the complex issue we have grappled with for years: deforestation in cocoa supply chains.

Republic Services Offers Virtual Field Trips of Recycling Centers

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With many parents at home with their children right now, a virtual field trip could be a nice break. Let your kids explore how our recycling centers and modern landfills operate from the comfort of home. Learn more: https://bit.ly/2QFyFnN

CSRHub & FactSet On-Demand Webcast

Integrating ESG Consensus Ratings to Create Actionable Signals Business Intelligence
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CSRHub® co-founders Cynthia Figge CEO and Bahar Gidwani CTO gave a webcast presentation Integrating ESG Consensus Ratings to Create Actionable Signals Business Intelligence in partnership with FactSet.

Watch the on-demand webcast here,  https://bit.ly/38YJEQp.

See more on CSRHub on the Open:FactSet Marketplace here, https://esg.csrhub.com/factset

Fifth Third Goes Dark for Earth Hour

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Fifth Third is turning off the lights tonight (March 28) at 8:30 eastern in solidarity with organizations around the world in honor of Earth Hour—10 years and counting. By turning off our lights, we hope to illuminate awareness of climate change and our commitment to be an environmental sustainability leader. Fifth Third was the first bank and first Fortune 500 company to achieve 100% renewable solar power. Participating locations for Earth Hour are located in Ohio, Michigan, Illinois and Florida and represent 1.8 million square feet.

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Extended! Renewable Energy Markets™ 2020 Call for Abstracts Open Through April 15

Apply to speak, moderate a panel, or lead a table at REM™ 2020. The Call for Abstracts will not be extended again!
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March 25, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The REM™ 2020 Call for Abstracts has been extended two weeks—don't miss this unique opportunity to present at the most important event of the year for leaders in clean energy markets. We're seeking abstracts for presentations, panels, and table topics that are timely, engaging, and informative. Presentations and session proposals should focus on being as discussion-oriented as possible.

CCLA’s Helen Wildsmith Awarded 2020 Joan Bavaria Award for Her Leadership on Sustainability

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March 25, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Pioneering advocate for responsible investment and climate action Helen Wildsmith has been awarded the prestigious 2020 Joan Bavaria Award for Building Sustainability into the Capital Markets, the sustainability nonprofit organization Ceres and the investment firm Trillium Asset Management, announced today.

Tetra Tech Is Committed to Being Safe by Choice

Living our commitment during Safety Month and year round
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As part of Tetra Tech’s ongoing commitment to safety, we provide ongoing trainings, employee education through our FOCUS 4 Injury Prevention Program (FOCUS 4), and recognize Safety Month each June. Safety Month provides an opportunity for Tetra Tech associates around the world to pause and reaffirm our commitment to health and safety. We educate and engage our staff with weekly articles, safety resources, and challenges to ensure everyone returns home in the same condition in which they arrived at work.

Matt Haney: COVID Contingencies

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Over the years, we’ve learned from countless sustainability experts that in the climate change fight it makes sense for humans to live more densely and efficiently. Now, however, in the midst of a global pandemic, we recognize that density may have other ramifications. This week on Sea Change Radio, we dive into the Covid-19 planning policy weeds with San Francisco Supervisor Matt Haney.

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