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Ray C. Anderson Foundation Awards $2500 Grant to University of New Hampshire’s Sustainability Institute, Honoring Wendell Hadden, winner of the 2020 Ray C. Anderson Sustainability Award

Interface Matches the Grant, Bringing it to $5000
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Wendell Hadden of Interface, winner of the Ray C. Anderson Sustainability Award has chosen for $2500 to be donated by the Ray C. Anderson Foundation, in his honor, to the University of New Hampshire Sustainability Institute (UNHSI) for its Sustainability Indicator Management and Analysis Platform (SIMAP).  Interface has matched the grant, bringing the total donation to $5000.

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Wendell Hadden of Interface, winner of the Ray C. Anderson Sustainability Award has chosen for $2500 to be donated by the Ray C. Anderson Foundation, in his honor, to the University of New Hampshire Sustainability Institute (UNHSI) for its Sustainability Indicator Management and Analysis Platform (SIMAP).  Interface has matched the grant, bringing the total donation to $5000.

Trees, a Remarkable Innovation, the Unsung Heroes of Mitigating Climate Change

By Nicola Acutt, VP, Sustainability Strategy, VMware
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When you really think about it, trees are an amazing innovation.

Trees:

  • Clean the air we breathe.
  • Filter the water we drink.
  • Provide habitat to more than 80 percent of the world’s plants and animals. 

Forests provide jobs to more than 1.6 billion people, and they serve a critical function for humanity: they absorb carbon from the atmosphere. 

Rebecca Vallas: Erasing the Hierarchy of Humanity

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Corona Virus Disease 2019, also known as COVID-19, is spreading, and threatening the lives of the physically vulnerable, including the elderly and people with a variety of preexisting conditions. In response, businesses, cities, and states are shutting down. The entire San Francisco Bay Area, the economic engine for much of California and the rest of the country, has been ordered to “shelter in place,” and other areas are considering similar measures. That means countless restaurants, retail outlets, and small businesses are closed.

Kim Bowman-Scott: Doing the Right Thing

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Passionate about preservation. Stuck on sustainability. A “walking encyclopedia” of green living options. That’s how coworkers describe Kim Bowman-Scott, who earned Cox Enterprises’ highest honor for employees for finding a way to save bee hives that threaten our employees and cable equipment in the field.

The Time for Action Is Now, the Time for Trees Is Now

10 Takeaways for Facilitating Global Forest Restoration at-Scale
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The Arbor Day Foundation hosted and participated in a large number of forestry events at the United Nations Climate Change Conference during the 25th Conference of the Parties (COP25) in Madrid, Spain. The Foundation’s featured event at COP25 was Forest Restoration: Climate Offense for Business.

Ray C. Anderson Foundation's NextGen Committee Opens RFP for $100,000 Grant

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The NextGen Committee of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation has issued a call for proposals for one $100,000 grant to fund work in the 2021 calendar year for new or existing programs that will help to reduce global warming.

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The NextGen Committee of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation has issued a call for proposals for one $100,000 grant to fund work in the 2021 calendar year for new or existing programs that will help to reduce global warming.

Business Lessons From Phase One of the COVID-19 Pandemic

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By: Aron Cramer, President and CEO, BSR

How quickly life can change.

We are only in phase one of a pandemic that has changed the rhythm of daily life like no other recent event. As we take time to think first of the health of our families, friends, and communities, we are already learning lessons that will help us to navigate the urgent trials we face today as well as the fundamentally important challenges awaiting us once the worst of the pandemic passes.

Tetra Tech’s USAID Oceans and Fisheries Partnership Team Wins Company’s 2019 Technical Achievement Award

Combatting illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing across Southeast Asia
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Tetra Tech believes in the loyalty, effort, and excellence of its employees and initiated its annual Excellence and Achievement Awards program to recognize individuals and teams for achievements that demonstrate best-in-class performance and service to the community.

EarthShare Announces New Grant Opportunity to Fund Clean and Equitable Energy Initiatives in Maryland and Pennsylvania

The Energy of One…The Power of Many will support initiatives that create innovative approaches to community education and outreach on the topic of energy in our daily lives
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WASHINGTON, D.C., March 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ – EarthShare is supporting the transition to clean and equitable energy through a new grants program that will establish community-level initiatives in Maryland and Pennsylvania focused on renewable and equitable energy. The tiered program will provide up to $50,000 for innovative proposals to promote public understanding around the complex and evolving role of energy in our daily lives. 

Forestland Stewards Initiative

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International Paper’s conservation partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), known as Forestland Stewards, was created to conserve and restore southern forestlands. These forests provide critical habitats for endangered wildlife and economic opportunities for local communities.

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