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Transparency That Drives Impact – Where Next for GRI

CalSTRS CEO Jack Ehnes at the GRI Reporters’ Summit in Arizona
Press Release

GRI continues to deliver the most effective global sustainability standards, while it is focused on doing even more to support companies to provide high quality, accessible and impactful reporting.  

That was a key message from Jack Ehnes – Vice Chair of the GRI Board, and CEO of CalSTRS (California State Teachers’ Retirement System) – as he addressed the GRI Reporters’ Summit in Arizona, USA, yesterday.

Tetra Tech Wins Project Merit for Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience

Receiving recognition for climate change efforts in Hawaii
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In January 2020, Climate Change Business Journal (CCBJ) recognized Tetra Tech’s work in 2019 with a Project Merit for Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience. EBI Inc. will present the annual CCBJ awards for outstanding businesses at its 18th Annual Environmental Industry Summit in San Diego, California, on March 19.

Tetra Tech Receives Three Industry Awards from Environmental Business Journal

Receiving recognition for our performance and leadership in 2019
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In January 2020, Environmental Business Journal (EBJ) recognized Tetra Tech with three industry awards for the company’s work during 2019: Business Achievement—Large Firms, Business Achievement—Mergers & Acquisitions, and a Technology Merit. EBI Inc. will present the annual EBJ awards for outstanding businesses at its 18th Annual Environmental Industry Summit in San Diego, California, on March 19.

Maintaining Climate Leadership

What an A- means on the CDP Climate List
Blog

By Amanda Davis | Sr. Manager, CR and Environment

I’m excited to announce that Symantec has scored an A- on CDP’s Climate List, a list of pioneering companies leading on environmental transparency and performance. This rigorous assessment places us in the top 22% of rated companies who received an A/A- out of 2,318 companies whose scores have been published. This is higher than the North America regional average of C, and higher than the IT & software development sector average of B.

Best of Super Bowl Ads Feature Inclusive Messages, Highlight Sustainability Practices and Urge Us to Donate

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Whether you’re a football fan or just watching for the commercials, the Super Bowl is a culmination of the year’s best in football and advertising. In this year’s line-up of advertisements, many companies emphasized LGBTQ-friendly and women-centric messages, highlighted sustainability practices, and urged us to donate to causes close to our hearts. Here’s a roundup of ads that caught our eye:

Surviving Climate Change: Mobilizing the Masses (Part 3)

We need to shed the false narrative that the system is too big to change.
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By Brad Zarnett

What is Precycling?

Blog

If recycling had a best friend, it would be precycling. Precycling is about reducing your impact on what goes into the waste stream by purchasing and using items that are unpackaged, reusable or recycled. It has also been referred to as a low-waste lifestyle.

Precycling or adopting a low-waste lifestyle doesn’t happen overnight. It takes intention and practice. Here are some baby steps to get you started.

Surviving Climate Change: Hope Lies With The People. (Part 2)

Why are we so slow to mobilize?
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As we welcome in a new decade it’s time to recognize that “we the people” will need to be the ones to solve the climate crisis.

How Companies Buy RECs to Meet Their Sustainability Goals

What the heck is a REC? Renewable Energy Certificates allow a factory in North Carolina to reduce carbon emissions to zero
Blog

When the manufacturer UPM Raflatac wanted to eliminate carbon emissions, it didn’t have the luxury of building a solar or wind farm at its Henderson County, N.C., plant.

Post Davos: The Elite’s New Climate Narrative Has Dangerous Flaws

We’re living in a real life experiment of ‘wealth gone wild’ and it’s destroying our planet.
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As the Davos conference came to an end, the jet flying plutocrats seemed to unite around a new climate message. They are now warning us that dealing too quickly with climate change could lead to financial ruin. It’s an interesting shift that’s worth exploring.

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As the Davos conference came to an end, the jet flying plutocrats seemed to unite around a new climate message. They are now warning us that dealing too quickly with climate change could lead to financial ruin. It’s an interesting shift that’s worth exploring.

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