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The Detroit Water Crisis and Unexpected Coalitions

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Since 2014, the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department has shut off the water to 141,000 households whose bills were past due. Last year, more than 23,000 households reportedly had their water shut off.

Investors and Companies Urge States to Adopt Transportation and Climate Initiative, a ‘once-in-a-generation Opportunity’

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March 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ - A diverse group of investors, companies, trade associations, institutions, and organizations across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic are urging the region’s governors today to band together and create a clean transportation future that enables economic growth.

Minimizing Construction’s Carbon Footprint: CNH Industrial Solving the Emissions Problem With Technology

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CNH Industrial (NYSE: CNHI/MI: CNHI) unveiled the industry’s first electric backhoe loader at this week’s CONEXPO in Las Vegas, North America’s largest construction trade show and innovation showcase.

It’s part of the growing movement towards electrification as the sector is turning to a combination of technology and alternative energy sources to reduce emissions and minimize its carbon footprint.

Climate Change Is Not Just an Environmental Issue

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The term “environmental justice” still may be unfamiliar to some people, but you don’t have to be familiar with it to understand what it means when you see it. With the Flint water crisis and the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the people who were hit hardest were poor and black. “What Flint did was make environmental justice a mainstream concept,” said Charles Lee, a senior policy advisor at the EPA, on a panel at the recent Michigan Environmental Justice Summit.

Indian Certification Body Eco Stewardship Partners With SCS Global Services

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UTTAR PRADESH, India, March 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ – SCS Global Services (SCS) announced that it has teamed up with veteran certification providers, Shovans Das and Teena Antil, who together have co-founded Eco Stewardship Pvt. Ltd. to serve India and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Eco Stewardship’s focus will be on providing third-party inspection, verification, certification, and training to promote sustainable practices in forestry and forest product supply chains.

GM Reveals New Ultium Batteries and a Flexible Global Platform to Rapidly Grow Its EV Portfolio

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WARREN, Mich., March 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ – General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) is gathering hundreds of employees, dealers, investors, analysts, media and policymakers to share details of its strategy to grow the company’s electric vehicle (EV) sales quickly, efficiently and profitably.

Impact Investing With Native Entrepreneurs in the Indigenous Economy

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March 1st Edition Overview: As I read through the articles for this March 1st edition by so many esteemed contributors, I am struck by the progress that we have made together in this field. Our work has led us all to consider individually and collectively the frameworks and practices necessary to implement a just transition with and for Indigenous Peoples. - Carla Fredericks, Guest Editor

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March 1st Edition Overview: As I read through the articles for this March 1st edition by so many esteemed contributors, I am struck by the progress that we have made together in this field. Our work has led us all to consider individually and collectively the frameworks and practices necessary to implement a just transition with and for Indigenous Peoples. - Carla Fredericks, Guest Editor

Webinar: The Third Era of Integrating ESG Into Investment Processes

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CSRHub CTO and co-founder, Bahar Gidwani will be leading the BrightTALK webinar The Third Era of Integrating ESG Into Investment Processes on March 10th at 5pm ET. Register for the webinar here.

The Future Is Hydrogen

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IVECO, CNH Industrial’s commercial vehicles brand, is the European leader in alternative propulsion vehicles in both the truck and bus segments, primarily with natural gas engines. IVECO, is also actively engaged in developing and bringing to market a range of alternative propulsion solutions which are right-sized to specific missions.

The Ray’s Highway of The Future Experience at CONEXPO-CON/AGG

AEM brings The Ray to life in Las Vegas March 10-14
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From March 10th through the 14th, The Ray is partnering with the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) to bring The Ray to CONEXPO-CON/AGG, North America’s largest construction trade show, in Las Vegas. CONEXPO-CON/AGG features the latest equipment advances and newest technology applications in utilities and every aspect of construction.

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From March 10th through the 14th, The Ray is partnering with the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) to bring The Ray to CONEXPO-CON/AGG, North America’s largest construction trade show, in Las Vegas. CONEXPO-CON/AGG features the latest equipment advances and newest technology applications in utilities and every aspect of construction.

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