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HP Unveils Bold Goals to Advance Racial Equality and Social Justice

By Lesley Slaton Brown, Chief Diversity Officer, HP Inc.
Press Release

Among the hard and painful lessons we've learned during the past year is that the struggle for diversity, equity and inclusion has never been more important. And as Martin Luther King Jr. Day approaches, we can draw inspiration from his words during what is a momentous time for our country. Dr. King spoke of the power of peaceful resolution and famously said, “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”

Timberland Anticipates Products Becoming 'Net Positive' by 2030

BY ALYSSA DANIGELIS
Article

Timberland set new 2030 environmental goals today. The global outdoor lifestyle brand wants all of their products to have a “net positive” effect on nature, giving back more than they take.

Within 10 years, the VF Corporation brand’s specific, measurable goals are: 100% of products across footwear, apparel, and accessories designed for circularity, and 100% of natural materials sourced from regenerative agriculture.

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What Does It Take to Build the World's Largest Energy Storage System?

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What does it take to build the world’s largest energy storage system? The Vistra Zero Moss Landing project is comprised of nearly 100,000 individual battery modules – and so much more. This remarkable technology is all housed in a fully refurbished, 70-year-old former power plant turbine building.

Climate Action in 2021: The Year of Breakthroughs?

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Climate Action in 2021: The Year Of Breakthroughs?
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Climate Action in 2021: The Year Of Breakthroughs?
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Did the Holidays Bring a New TV or iPhone? Here's How to Safely Dispose of Old Electronics

Blog

We typically see an influx in e-waste at our facilities in early January. This increase is a result of holiday wishes granted, including exciting new phones, computers, and tablets. After the gifting season subsides, most are unsure of what to do with their old electronics.

Three GRI Standards Come Into Effect for Sustainability Reports in 2021

New topic Standards on Tax, OHS and Water to be used
Press Release

January 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Companies disclosing their impacts through the world’s most widely used sustainability reporting standards are to adhere to three new and updated standards, for reports they publish from this year onward.

In 2018, two revised GRI Standards launched – for occupational health and safety, and water and effluents. In December 2019, the first global standard for tax transparency published. Effective from 1 January, companies identifying any of these topics as material are now to apply the new Standards.  

Certification Standard for Sustainable Diamonds

Released for Public Stakeholder Review
Press Release

EMERYVILLE, Calif., January 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - SCS Standards announced today that its groundbreaking Certification Standard for Sustainable Diamonds (SCS 007) is now entering a 60-day public consultation phase, on the path to finalization this spring. Stakeholders are invited to review the standard and provide feedback.

2021 CSR and Sustainability Conferences Guide

Blog

The go-to guide for CSR and sustainability professionals has arrived! The Realized Worth 2021 Conference Guide showcases conferences from around the world that are rich with industry expertise, fresh takes, challenging topics, and great speakers.

The guide includes a comprehensive, month-by-month listing of conferences with an interactive map so you can search by location.

Explore the guide now!

WSP USA Launches New Climate, Resilience & Sustainability Business

National business line consolidates solutions for lifecycle resilience, sustainability and emergency management.
Press Release

NEW YORK, January 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ — WSP USA, a leading professional services consultancy, announced the new Climate, Resilience & Sustainability business line to partner with companies, government agencies and communities across the U.S. to solve the dynamic challenges of equitable climate mitigation, asset and infrastructure adaptation and emergency management.

Jim Furnish + Kate Sheppard on the Last Frontier

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According to the State of Alaska website, the state’s name derives from the Aleut alyeska, meaning “great land.” Today on Sea Change Radio we talk about The Last Frontier, and some of the threats to its greatness. A week before the November election, the Trump Administration opened more than 9.3 million acres of old growth stands in Alaska’s Tongass National Forest to logging companies which can now build roads and cut timber in this pristine ecosystem.

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