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Fifth Third to Present at ESG Panel During Climate Week, Sept. 23

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Fifth Third Assistant Vice President and Environmental Sustainability Leader Jeremy Faust will participate on a Climate Week panel hosted by Rubicon titled “How ESG Will Shape Our Resilient Future” on Sept. 23, 2020 at 1 p.m.

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Watch Land Betterment Corporation's Impact Minute Episode 15

Company discusses how having a lower carbon footprint also requires a transition plan for impacted communities
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FISHERS, Ind., September 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, is proud to release Episode 15 of its Impact Minute video blog. The impact Minute is a weekly, short video series where members of the Company’s management team discuss entrepreneurship and creating sustainable business that aim to address environmental and social issues.  In this episode, Mark LaVerghetta, Chief Go

Every Cup of Nespresso Coffee Will Be Carbon Neutral by 2022

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September 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Nespresso today commits that every cup of Nespresso coffee, both for at-home and for professional customers, will be carbon neutral by 2022. This new ambition builds on more than 10 years of work during which Nespresso has reduced its carbon emissions and compensated the remainder through agroforestry.

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Joins Healthcare Facility Advisory Board

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September 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council (HPRC) is pleased to announce the appointment of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center to its Healthcare Facility Advisory Board (HFAB), a role intended to help the council set priorities and steer the agenda toward its mission of inspiring and enabling sustainable, cost-effective recycling solutions for plastic products and materials used in the delivery of healthcare.

Reducing Our Footprint at Mohawk

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While Mohawk businesses operate in a decentralized manner, all are sharing best practices to reduce our collective use of natural resources. Across Mohawk, we are approaching the final year of work toward our 2020 goals, set in 2010, to decrease energy, GHG, water and waste-to-landfill intensity by 25%.

Sappi's Pulp and Paper Mills Reduce Waste

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Lower total energy consumed

Total energy consumed is one of the most important mill metrics we have. It captures the efficiency of our operations in both the numerator (gigajoules of energy used) and the denominator (air-dried metric tons of paper produced). By running our mills more efficiently, energy consumption is lowered. If we ensure that all of the products we produce are saleable, then we avoid the energy waste associated with remaking the products.

IP Is Committed to “Building a Forest Positive Future”

International Paper represented by Chief Sustainability Officer, Sophie Beckham, at Bloomberg’s first Green Festival.
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International Paper’s chief sustainability officer, Sophie Beckham, spoke at Bloomberg’s inaugural Green Festival, a new culture-shaping event that featured leading voices working at the edge of change in sustainability.

Biomimicry Fireside Chat on Innovation

From Founding to Funding: Bringing a Biomimetic Startup to Market
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Biomimimcry Fireside Chat: Innovation and Biomimicry: From Founding to Funding: Bringing a Biomimetic Startup to Market

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Biomimimcry Fireside Chat: Innovation and Biomimicry: From Founding to Funding: Bringing a Biomimetic Startup to Market

Accelerating the Next Generation of Climate Policy and Protecting Human Health

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Climate change is a public health crisis that impacts everyone, but especially vulnerable populations. Massachusetts is on a path towards net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 but more needs to be done, and fast. COVID has shown the injustice of the pandemic and we know the equity gaps of the climate crisis. With the support of leading institutions like MIT and Harvard, and forward-looking companies like Biogen, Massachusetts can be effect real actions in the state and well-beyond and become a model for addressing climate change, with clear considerations to health for all populations.

Porter Novelli Executive Purpose Study: Leadership, Action & Accountability from the C-Suite

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Today, we’re excited to share our inaugural Porter Novelli Executive Purpose Study.

Myriad studies from reputable institutions, especially today, prove how stakeholders expect companies to lead with a Purpose-first approach, but far fewer dive into the executive mindset on this philosophy. This research unpacks the many dimensions of Purpose through the lens of the executive leader.

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