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Paint Company PT Mowilex Helps Protect 65,000 Forested Hectares as Part of Carbon Neutral Certification Renewal

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JAKARTA, Indonesia, December 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ - PT Mowilex Indonesia (PT Mowilex) has renewed its carbon neutral certification, offsetting its carbon emissions with projects that promote energy savings, habitat conservation and responsible community development.The company, which crafts premium paints, wood coatings and other building materials, remains the only manufacturer in Indonesia to fully neutralize its carbon footprint.

Listening Lounge #5: Smart & Sustainable Building for the Future

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Is the handprint bigger than the footprint? Environmental sustainability, extreme weather events and more stringent climate protocols are driving sustainability trends. Join us as Frank O’Brien-Bernini, CSO at Owens Corning shares perspective on new innovations and emerging trends driving sustainable buildings.

 

Listen to this and more podcasts by Owens Corning here

Momentum for Hydrogen Transit Grows as European Consumers Prioritize Climate Before Cost When It Comes to Travel

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Gladbeck, Germany /3BL Media/ - In conjunction with European Hydrogen Week, global power leader Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) today shared new research revealing that more than half of the United Kingdom (UK) commuters would be willing to travel to work on a train or bus powered by hydrogen to lower their carbon footprint and reduce emissions and nearly half of commuters in Belgium and Germany expressed the same view.

A Perspective on a Future Ready City: San Antonio

WSP USA’s San Antonio office leader explores how the Texas city is becoming a model for forward-thinking, equitable approaches to modern infrastructure challenges.
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The essence of being Future Ready™ is a commitment to forward thinking in a city’s approach to planning and implementing programs and projects. Solutions must satisfy today’s demands but be adaptable for tomorrow’s needs and serve multiple objectives.

Equally as important, for a city to be Future Ready it must have “historical awareness” and leadership that acknowledges past failures and adapts practices as needed to progress the community.

Ørsted Joins the SteelZero Initiative to Support Transition to Low-Carbon Steel

The renewable energy company sees low-carbon steel as critical to achieving a carbon-neutral supply chain by 2040, and important to meeting global climate goals.
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COPENHAGEN, Denmark, December 1, 2020 /3BL Media/-- SteelZero, a global initiative to drive market demand for net-zero emissions steel, was launched today with support from major steel-using organisations, including Ørsted.

Why Is Indoor Air Quality Important?

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While most office-workers have been working from home for much of this year, there is a slow but growing trend towards opening office spaces for limited numbers of employees to gather and collaborate. Employers recognize the value of in-person meetings for building stronger teams and sparking innovation. Of course, going into the office during a pandemic is quite different. We now know that COVID-19 spreads through respiratory droplets and aerosols that are produced through talking and breathing.

Forest Stewardship Leaders Honored by FSC During Greenbuild Week

Georgia-Pacific and Usal Redwood Forest Company are Among FSC Leadership Award Recipients
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EMERYVILLE, Calif. ,  /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services (SCS) congratulates this year’s fifteen FSC® Leadership Award winners, including two companies whose ongoing achievements are certified by SCS: Georgia-Pacific and Redwood Forest Foundation Incorporated/Usal Redwood Forest Company (RFFI/URFC). The Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) announced the winners on Thursday, Nov. 12th, during the week of the Greenbuild virtual conference.

Determining the True Cost of Water

Your Facility’s First Step in Managing a Finite Resource
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Over the past few months, we’ve provided guidance and resources on how to identify, properly scope out, and implement facility optimization projects.

IWBI Announces New Governance Council Appointments

Davina Rooney, GBC Australia, and Mona Naqvi, S&P Dow Jones Indices join governing body
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NEW YORK, November 9, 2020 /3BL Media/  – The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) announced today the appointment of Davina Rooney, chief executive officer of the Green Building Council of Australia and Mona Naqvi, senior director of ESG at S&P Dow Jones Indices to the IWBI Governance Council. Comprised of key global thought leaders, public health professionals and business executives, the Governance Council helps uphold the integrity of IWBI’s certification frameworks and accelerates the broader movement driving their adoption.

Durkan Introduces Synergy, the Latest Biophilic Carpet Collection from Virginia Langley

Synergy marks first in collaboration to feature exclusive, sustainable PDI print tile styles
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CALHOUN, Ga. November 2, 2020 /3BL Media/—Durkan announced today that the hospitality flooring manufacturer has debuted its latest collection with longtime collaborator Virginia Langley — a carpet portfolio that includes styles designed exclusively by the artist for Durkan’s print carpet tile platform.

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