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New Report by Edge Environment Highlights Ways to Accelerate Usage of Natural Climate Solutions for Climate Impact Reduction

Edge North America also welcomes NCS experts John Westley Magugu and Heather Christensen to Edge’s US & global sustainable food, beverage, and agriculture team
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BOSTON, July 28, 2021 /3BL Media/ - International sustainability consultancy Edge Environment released this week a new report entitled Cultivating a Rich Ecosystem of Natural Climate Solutions, on the evolving landscape of Natural Climate Solutions (NCS).

Ethical Leadership at Clarivate

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"At Clarivate, we consider ESG to be a business imperative and integrated into our core strategy. The Board believes that it provides a window into our future, so we stay focused on related risks and opportunities, empower problem-solvers to tackle some of the world’s most complex challenges and generate measurable value in the process."

Jerre Stead, Clarivate Executive Chairman and CEO

National Academy Publishes Study Showing How Georgia Could Halve Its Carbon Footprint

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Georgia could reduce its carbon footprint by 50% by 2030 through the adoption of 20 high-impact climate solutions identified by the Drawdown Georgia research team, according to a new analysis led by Regents Professor Marilyn Brown of Georgia Tech’s School of Public Policy. The study results were published July 26 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). Researchers at Georgia Tech, the University of Georgia, and Emory University conducted the study, which the Ray C. Anderson Foundation funded.

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Georgia could reduce its carbon footprint by 50% by 2030 through the adoption of 20 high-impact climate solutions identified by the Drawdown Georgia research team, according to a new analysis led by Regents Professor Marilyn Brown of Georgia Tech’s School of Public Policy. The study results were published July 26 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). Researchers at Georgia Tech, the University of Georgia, and Emory University conducted the study, which the Ray C. Anderson Foundation funded.

The Home Depot Reduced Carbon Emissions by More Than 127,000 Metric Tons in 2020; Commits to 100 Percent Renewable Electricity for Facilities by 2030

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While navigating a year unlike any other, The Home Depot held strong to its values - focusing on its people, operating sustainably & strengthening its communities. In its 2021 ESG Report, the company announced it reduced carbon intensity by 22%, while growing the business nearly 20% and that it is committed to 100% renewable electricity for all Home Depot facilities by 2030.

Yum! Brands Annual Global Citizenship & Sustainability Report Showcases Company's Commitment to Socially Responsible Growth; Highlights Progress Around Priority Areas of People, Food, Planet

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LOUISVILLE, Ky., July 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) today released its annual Global Citizenship & Sustainability Report, highlighting the Company’s strategic investments in socially responsible growth, risk management and sustainable stewardship of its people, food and impact on the planet. Yum! and its KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell and The Habit Burger Grill brands made progress in critical areas including climate action, food safety and creating greater equity and opportunity across its system.

Valvoline Releases Its 2020 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report

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Valvoline Inc. (NYSE: VVV), a leading worldwide marketer and supplier of premium branded lubricants and automotive services, has released its 2020 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report. The foundational CSR pillars at Valvoline™ center on its “Three V’s” – Values, Vow, and Vision – with a strategic focus in three main areas: citizenship, sustainability, and diversity, equity and inclusion.

In New Corporate Responsibility Report, Alliant Energy Announces Progress Toward Clean Energy Vision

Report also highlights new 1 million trees planting commitment
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MADISON, Wis., July 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Today, Alliant Energy releases its 2021 Corporate Responsibility Report (CRR) highlighting advancements in renewable energy and progress on their Clean Energy Vision. The report focuses on the company’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) programs and their continued emphasis on the communities they serve.

From the Fifth Third 2020 ESG Report: Responsible Products

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All products offered by Fifth Third are reviewed for compliance to align with UDAAP and any applicable consumer protection laws. In addition, the Bank undergoes a rigorous process with focus groups and, when appropriate, engages third party experts to ensure that our products fulfill our promise to put the customer at the center.

SELECT EXAMPLES OF FIFTH THIRD”S COMMITMENT TO PROVIDING RESPONSIBLE PRODUCTS

From the Fifth Third 2020 ESG Report: Responsible Banking

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Fifth Third Bank is focused on delivering best-in-class financial products and services and providing access to those services whenever and wherever consumers want them. In the Responsible Banking section of the Bank’s 2020 Environmental, Social and Governance Report, Fifth Third speaks to its responsibility for ensuring its products and services are accessible to all consumers, in all markets, and that the right types of responsible products and services are offered.

Boeing Releases First Sustainability Report, Charting Path to Sustainable Aerospace

Sets goals and highlights ESG progress, aligning to global sustainability standards
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CHICAGO, July 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Boeing [NYSE: BA] today released its first Sustainability Report. In the report, the company shares its vision for the future of sustainable aerospace, establishes broad sustainability goals and highlights environmental, social and governance (ESG) progress in alignment with global sustainability standards.

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