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Libra Group Announces New Chief Sustainability Officer

Arguiró Elefteriu will lead the development and adoption of an ESG framework implemented across Libra Group and its network of global subsidiaries
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NEW YORK, May 27, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Today the Libra Group, a privately-owned international business group whose global subsidiaries own and operate assets in over 50 countries, announced the appointment of Arguiró Elefteriu as the Group’s first-ever Chief Sustainability Officer.

Chevron's Investors Call for Improved Methane Disclosures in a Near-Unanimous Vote

A proposal calling for clear disclosures of financial assumptions at ExxonMobil also earns majority support
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May 26, 2022 /3BL Media/ -An overwhelming 98% of Chevron investors today voted in favor of a shareholder proposal from Mercy Investment Services calling on the oil and gas major to issue an analysis on the reliability of its methane disclosures. Chevron had recommended shareholders vote in favor of the resolution, unprecedented as a statement of support for a climate resolution from an oil and gas company.

10 Ways LBX is Changing Crypto Currency's Reputation

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Sustainable crypto is joining the blockchain space, and the Land Betterment Exchange (LBX) is helping the environment with its green currency initiatives.

Here are 10 ways LBX is leveling the crypto game:

KeyBank Donates $450,000 to Two Canton Non-Profit Organizations for the Revitalization of Shorb Neighborhood

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CANTON, Ohio, May 26, 2022 /3BL Media/ – On Wednesday, the KeyBank Foundation announced it is investing $450,000 in two Canton-based non-profit organizations to help revitalize the Greater Shorb Neighborhood. This transformative grant is part of KeyBank’s $40 billion National Community Benefits Plan and is symbolic of the bank’s longstanding commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

UN Global Compact Network Canada Recognizes Three Winners for Championing the Global Goals

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TORONTO, May 24, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The UN Global Compact Network Canada is delighted to announce the three Canadian SDG Pioneers — business leaders working at any level of a company, who are using business as a force for good to advance the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDG Pioneers play an important role to drum up interest in the Global Goals and in how the UN Global Compact Network Canada is empowering businesses to advance them.

Booster Raises $125M+ in Funding To Expand Mobile Fuel Delivery, Accelerating Decarbonization of the Mobility and Transportation Sector

By anticipating fleets’ energy needs, Booster provides access to lower-carbon solutions, enabling greater sustainability, productivity and cost savings
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San Mateo, Calif., May 25, 2022 /3BL Media/ — Booster, the leading mobile energy delivery platform, today announces it has raised more than $125 million in Series D funding led by Rose Park Advisors with participation from new investors Chaac Ventures, Equinor Ventures, Mitsubishi Corporation and Thayer Ventures.

The U.S. Department of Energy Grants $2.1M to Solidia Technologies To Develop CO2 Capture and Utilization Technologies for Building Materials

The R&D grant will fund the development of synthetic supplementary cementitious materials (SCMs) through direct capture of CO2 from cement plants
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PISCATAWAY, N.J., May 23, 2022 /3BL Media/ – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is providing $2.1 million in funding to Solidia Technologies® to develop and test methods for carbonating Solidia Cement™, broadening applications of Solidia’s low-carbon manufacturing technologies for building materials.

Creative Finance Strategies to Catalyze Food Systems Transformation

Report highlights inspiring stories of innovative investments in local regenerative food initiatives that generate positive results for communities and nature
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May 24, 2022 /3BL Media/ -The Global Alliance for the Future of Food and Transformational Investing in Food Systems Initiative (TIFS) today released a comprehensive new report that gives investors a roadmap of creative finance strategies that support entrepreneurs, farmers, activists, and social movements, and help to transform food economies towards healthy, equitable, and renewable systems.

KeyBank Foundation Invests $300,000 in Bitwise Industries Toledo to Promote Social and Fiscal Mobility Through Technical Training

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The KeyBank Foundation announced it is investing $300,000 in Bitwise Industries Toledo to help its mission of creating 21st century economic opportunities for the overlooked and underprivileged in America’s most underestimated cities.

SAP's Vision for Supporting Business Transformation and the Workforce of the Future

by Sabine Bendiek
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Reducing greenhouse gas emissions, reversing poverty, achieving sustainable lifestyles: all of these are incredibly ambitious, highly complex goals for our planet.

And this week, as I join many of the world’s business and political leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, I have never been more certain that people and technology will continue to be the essential resources for achieving these objectives and all of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs).

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