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The ESG Evolution: How (and Why) Two Tech Companies Are Tackling ESG

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In our webinar hosted by Carolyn Clemmens, Senior Sustainability Project Manager with Antea Group, two guest speakers took a deep dive into how environmental, social, and governance (ESG) topics are emerging in the tech industry.

Rockwell Automation, Technologies Added and Sustainder Partnership to Build Smart Lighting Highlighted in BBC StoryWorks Video

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Rockwell Automation, along with Dutch partners Sustainder and Technologies Added, are featured in a BBC StoryWorks video highlighting the companies’ collaboration to build more sustainable lighting in a smart factory setting.

Mohawk Group: Turning the Tide

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The convergence of freshwater and saltwater creates a unique ecosystem where salt marshes, mangroves, and sea grasses sequester Blue Carbon, support biodiversity, and protect coastal areas from erosion. Data Tide’s patterning is the graphic interpretation of the positive ecological influence of this Blue Carbon capture, translated visually through data sets. 

Mohawk Group Launches Data Tide: Innovative Carpet Collection Supports Nature With Data

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CALHOUN, Ga., May 3, 2021 /3BL Media/ —Mohawk Group announces the launch of Data Tide, an innovative collection of modular carpet planks that seeks to explore the symbiotic relationship between nature and data through the visualization of water.

Join HSUS and HSI's #BeCrueltyFree Campaign to End Cosmetic Testing on Animals

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Cruelty-free beauty is on its way to becoming mainstream globally, driven in large part by the #BeCrueltyFree campaign led by Humane Society International, the Humane Society of the United States, our affiliates, and partners.

Increasingly, consumers around the world are looking for the phrase “cruelty-free” on cosmetics and other personal care products, keen to ensure that the shampoo, makeup or cream they are buying was produced without animal suffering.

Green Wave Sweeps Hong Kong

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Carbon neutrality is no longer a distant dream. It is a goal and an imperative after the Hong Kong government set 2050 as a target date to achieve it in the battle to combat climate change.

An important factor in reaching that goal is to use more renewable energy – a clean, inexhaustible, and increasing cost-competitive option that allows development without putting future generations in jeopardy.

LA Galaxy and TreePeople Team Up to Plant Trees in Watts, Los Angeles in Celebration of Earth Month

Event coincided with AEG’s LA Galaxy environmental sustainability initiative, Protect the Pitch
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AEG’s LA Galaxy recently teamed up with TreePeople to plant trees in Watts, Los Angeles in celebration of Earth Month on Thursday, April 29.

Together, LA Galaxy staff and supporters spent the afternoon planting trees alongside LA Galaxy and MLS legend Cobi Jones and team mascot Cozmo. Volunteers planted trees in residential neighborhoods with the design of providing shade for residents and neighbors.

Land Betterment Corporation Appoints Financial Industry Executive, Michael Layman to Board of Directors

Michael Layman joins as an independent director as Company continues to expand its corporate governance and prepares for an IPO
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FISHERS, Ind., April 30, 2021 / 3BL Media / - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining and industrial sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, today announced the appointment of Michael Layman to its Board of Directors as an Independent Director.

Fast Food Giants Ramp up Climate Commitments Under Pressure From Investors in 'Breakthrough Year'

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  • Targets turnaround - Five out of six fast food brands in $11 trillion global investor engagement have now publicly stated they will set, or have already set, science based targets (SBTs) to reduce their emissions - up from just two companies last year.
  • Weak on water - Companies have been much slower to address water scarcity and pollution risks to their meat supply chains.
  • Slow progress on TCFD - Despite progress on climate commitments, none of the six companies have completed or disclosed a TCFD-aligned climate scenario analysis, despite this being mandatory in the UK by 2025 and the US Federal Reserve calling for increased disclosure against climate risks.
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  • Targets turnaround - Five out of six fast food brands in $11 trillion global investor engagement have now publicly stated they will set, or have already set, science based targets (SBTs) to reduce their emissions - up from just two companies last year.
  • Weak on water - Companies have been much slower to address water scarcity and pollution risks to their meat supply chains.
  • Slow progress on TCFD - Despite progress on climate commitments, none of the six companies have completed or disclosed a TCFD-aligned climate scenario analysis, despite this being mandatory in the UK by 2025 and the US Federal Reserve calling for increased disclosure against climate risks.

Earth Day 2021: Tips to Living Sustainably, Today and Everyday

Monica Hauser Wolff, Lenovo Foundation Director and Global Corporate Communications Manager & Kamrin Brown, Sustainable Fashion Stylist and Lenovo Innovator
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As we celebrate Earth Day this year, we’re reminded of how our actions, big and small, affect the planet and each other. At Lenovo, we are dedicated to building a smarter future through our commitments to sustainable practices, decrease our impact on the environment and partner with others who are aligned with this mission.

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