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Timberland Launches Season Two of Nature Needs Heroes Campaign

Campaign celebrates six heroes for nature from around the globe; highlights new eco-conscious styles for SS20.
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STRATHAM, N.H., January 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ - For the spring 2020 season, Timberland builds upon the brand’s Nature Needs Heroes campaign, celebrating six eco-heroes from around the globe who are making positive change for the planet, and calling on the global community to join the movement. The campaign first debuted in fall 2019, in concert with the bold announcement that Timberland will plant 50 million trees by 2025, to help fight the devastating effects of climate change in pursuit of a greener future.

Fighting Domestic Food Waste: A Comparison of Action Plans

New data from Last Minute Market/SWG’s Waste Watcher Observatory on household food waste in Lombardy has been presented today
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A more sustainable diet can contribute to saving our planet and everyone must play their part, as only by tackling food waste together there can be a real and long-lasting impact.

This is the commitment that institutions, civil society and businesses insisted on during the event “Let’s not waste food: for a more sustainable diet“, which was held today in Milan and saw the presence of the main actors involved in the fight against a dietary model that is no longer acceptable.

Investors Press Fast Food Giants to Move Faster and Bolder on Climate and Water Risk Management, One Year Into $11 Trillion Engagement

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  • Investor coalition nearly doubles in a year from $6.5 to more than $11.4 trillion of combined assets under management.  
  • Among six companies, two have publicly committed to science-based climate targets, two have intentions to set emissions reduction targets, one has undertaken a water risk assessment and committed to assessing the resilience of its animal protein supply chain to various warming scenarios.  

Mohawk to Unveil “Plastic Wave” Art Installation Created From Recycled Bottles at Surfaces 2020

Basia Goszczynska's “Overflow” calls attention to the significant impact of plastics in the world’s water supply
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LAS VEGAS, January 28, 2020 /3BL Media/—This year at The International Surface Event (TISE), Mohawk will be unveiling an interactive art installation by Brooklyn-based artist Basia Goszczynska to help attendees visualize the true impact of plastic in the world’s waterways. Made almost entirely from recycled and upcycled materials and the different components that comprise Mohawk carpeting, “Overflow” will demonstrate how thoughtful product design, innovation and sustainability in the flooring industry is reducing the waste stream.

Retrieving Ocean Plastics Transforms Kimberly-Clark Scientists into Advocates

By Tracy Doucet, Senior Director of Research & Engineering, Kimberly-Clark Global Nonwovens
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We’ve all heard the news that there will be more plastics in the ocean than fish by 2050. It’s a difficult concept to grasp. Experiencing it first hand is even more daunting.

Last May, I attended the first-ever Ocean Plastics Leadership Summit, which convened businesses, nonprofits, academics and nongovernmental bodies in the plastics supply chain on a four-day sea-based expedition.

Republic Services Recognized on CDP "A List" for Taking Lead on Climate Change

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PHOENIX, January 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) announced today that CDP, the global environmental impact nonprofit, named the Company to the prestigious Climate "A List" for its science-based goals, strategies and actions to lower greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate climate risks. 

International Paper Named to FORTUNE's List of World's Most Admired Companies

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MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- International Paper (NYSE: IP) was once again named by FORTUNE magazine as one of the "Worlds Most Admired Companies."  International Paper has earned this recognition in seventeen of the last eighteen years based on its scores in the following categories:

Duke Energy Named One of Fortune’s ‘World’s Most Admired Companies’ for Third Consecutive Year

Company continues to execute a customer-focused strategy that is guiding its investments and delivering value to customers
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CHARLOTTE, N.C., January 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ – After a year in which the company continued providing cleaner energy to its customers, shifting to more flexible, low- and no-carbon sources while maintaining high reliability and rates below the national average, Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) has been named to Fortune magazine’s 2020 list of the World’s Most Admired Companies for the third year in a row. Duke Energy was ranked 5th among gas and electric utilities. 

How Nuclear Can Help Close the Gap to Net Zero Carbon Emissions

By Lynn Good, Duke Energy Chairman, President and CEO
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Around the world, there are important conversations going on regarding carbon emissions. Countries, companies and communities are all looking for solutions that move us toward a lower-carbon future.

As energy providers, we have an important role to play, and I’m pleased that utilities in the United States have already made solid progress on carbon emissions. At Duke Energy, we reduced our carbon emissions 31 percent since 2005, which meets or exceeds the standards of the former Clean Power Plan and the 2025 U.S. commitment to the Paris Agreement.

Corporate Knights and CDP Announce Global Sustainability Leaders

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Last week, both CDP and Corporate Knights announced the results of their 2020 assessment of thousands of global companies in the areas of climate change (CDP) and the broader topic of sustainability (Corporate Knights). At the 2020 World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos Switzerland Corporate Knights released their 2020 Global 100 ranking.

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