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Enviva Releases Its First Corporate Sustainability Report

Inaugural report outlines Enviva’s commitment to sustainable wood bioenergy, milestones in the company’s 16-year history, and progress in fighting climate change, displacing coal, and growing more trees
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BETHESDA, Md., October 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Enviva, a leading renewable energy company specializing in wood bioenergy, today announced the release of its first Corporate Sustainability Report. The report focuses on three key topics that define Enviva’s mission: people, forests, and climate change. The report highlights progress Enviva has made to help landowners in the U.S. Southeast keep and use generational forestland, address climate change by displacing coal and drive positive, economic change in the communities where the company operates.

National Diversity & Leadership Conference Announces the 2020 Top Chief Financial Officers

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UNITED STATES, October 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The National Diversity Council will host the 2020 National Diversity and Leadership Conference virtually on October 27-28, 2020, and November 4-5,2020. This year’s theme is “Max Talent”. This virtual conference will feature big-name keynote speakers such as Donna Brazile, Anne Chow, Tony Plana, Carly Fiorina and more. During the conference, professionals will gain access to learning sessions held by industry experts, organizational tracks, and endless inspiration that highlight the importance of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. 

Cox Assumes Majority Ownership of BrightFarms

BrightFarms Secures $100 Million Series E Round of Funding to Expand High-Tech Indoor Farming Across the U.S.
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IRVINGTON, N.Y., Oct. 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – BrightFarms, a leading next-generation indoor farming company supplying U.S. grocery retailers with packaged salad greens, has secured more than $100 million in debt and new equity capital to support robust expansion plans. The Series E round of funding was led by Cox Enterprises, which now owns a majority stake in the company, and includes a follow-on investment from growth equity firm Catalyst Investors.

S&P Global Completes 11th Annual Environmental Disclosure Through CDP

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Disclosure highlights Company’s commitment to sustainability; since 2013, S&P Global has decreased greenhouse gas emissions 31% and energy use by 37% across its facilities.

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Disclosure highlights Company’s commitment to sustainability; since 2013, S&P Global has decreased greenhouse gas emissions 31% and energy use by 37% across its facilities.

Planning for Transit in the New Normal Post-COVID-19

Transit agencies face uncertainties as they anticipate what services and investments make sense for the other side of recovery. Fortunately, planners have tools to help make informed decisions.
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Transit was significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. As the economy was shut down and people were told to shelter at home, transit ridership dropped and fares and other sources of revenues declined, in some cases precipitously.

To the credit of dedicated transit workers who kept the systems operating throughout the pandemic, transit demonstrated that it could continue providing the public with a vital service, transporting essential workers and others to jobs, medical care, grocery stores and other destinations.

Facing Pandemics and Emerging Threats, ATMP Industry Arrives at Intersection of Obstacle and Opportunity

CRB report explores challenges and solutions as cell and gene therapy organizations confront new urgency for patient therapies
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KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – From the global COVID-19 pandemic to rare and challenging health threats, our world seems forever on the defense against disease and in need of a nimble and efficient vaccine and therapy supply chain. But a new report from CRB, a leading global provider of biopharma manufacturing solutions, spotlights the critical conflicts threatening the speedy delivery of patient therapies.

T. Rowe Price Reports on Its Commitment to Sustainability

The Sustainability Report highlights the firm’s progress on economic, social, and environmental sustainability programs
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BALTIMORE, October 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ - T. Rowe Price has released its first Sustainability Report, which builds on the foundation of years of Corporate Responsibility Reporting. The report specifically addresses the firm’s initiatives to promote economic, social, and environmental sustainability.

Owens Corning Earns Dow Jones Sustainability Index Recognition for 10th Straight Year

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TOLEDO, Ohio, Sept. 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) earned a place on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) for the 10th consecutive year and was named Industry Leader for the DJSI World Building Products group for the seventh straight year.

The DJSI World comprises an elite listing of the world’s largest companies based on long-term environmental, social and governance criteria.

Working Together for Climate Action

by Vince Digneo, Sustainability Strategist
Blog

As we look toward the end of the year, it’s needless to say that 2020 has not been what any of us imagined. Our communities across the globe have suffered, from the impacts of COVID-19 to the injustices of racial inequality. With everything we are facing, it would be easy to think that the environment and climate change aren’t priorities right now. But decoupling our environmental health from human well-being and inequality is a mistake. Now more than ever, we must remember that these issues are highly interconnected, and that with creativity, we can create change.

Major US Investors Call on Largest Corporate Emitters to Disclose How Their Climate Lobbying Aligns With Climate Science

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Highlights increased calls from North American and European investors for companies to improve disclosure of direct and indirect climate lobbying

Call to action comes ahead of the launch of the Climate Action 100+ Net-Zero Company Benchmark set to be published early next year

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Highlights increased calls from North American and European investors for companies to improve disclosure of direct and indirect climate lobbying

Call to action comes ahead of the launch of the Climate Action 100+ Net-Zero Company Benchmark set to be published early next year

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