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Arrow Electronics Showcases SAM Car in Semi-Autonomous Vehicle Panel Hosted by The Henry Ford Museum

Press Release

DENVER, Colo., March 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Arrow Electronics celebrated National Engineering Week by participating in a virtual panel on the future of autonomous vehicles hosted by The Henry Ford Museum. Presented by the Michigan Department of Transportation, Autonomous Vehicles: Solving Problems and Driving Changes, featured Arrow Engineer Grace Doepker, a lead member of the Semi-Autonomous Motorcar (SAM) team. 

National Grid Renewables Breaks Ground on 200 MW Prairie Wolf Solar Project in Illinois

roject poised to create millions in tax revenue, landowner income, and charitable initiatives
Press Release

Minneapolis, MN, February 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ – National Grid Renewables, which includes the renewables development company formerly known as Geronimo Energy, announced today the start of construction on the 200 megawatt (MW) Prairie Wolf Solar Project (Prairie Wolf) in Coles County, Illinois. The project is poised to generate millions in tax revenue, landowner income and charitable initiatives, all while adding more clean energy to the electric grid.

Cummins Plays Key Role in Producing Masks to Curtail Spread of COVID-19

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Cummins, a global leader in power technologies, used its filter expertise to produce 146 metric tons of filtration media for mask manufacturers around the world in 2020, enough to make more than 108 million masks to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.

That total includes media the company produced to make masks for its own employees, an initiative starting in June 2020 when Cummins announced it would begin mask manufacturing at three sites. Those sites produced about 10 million masks for use companywide in 2020 and continue in operation today.

KFC Cuts Carbon Footprint With E-Bikes for Deliveries

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Quick-service restaurant chain KFC has moved to further reduce the company’s carbon footprint with the rollout of its pioneering electric bike fleet for food delivery in Metro Manila and nearby provinces.

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A Field Guide to Creating a Regenerative Brand

General Mills and Dave’s Killer Bread are building a radically better future with regenerative business models
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By Liz Courtney

Collaboration is Key to Scaling Regenerative Agriculture

By Roya Sabri
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Applegate is finding that its progress is dependent on collaboration amongst the like-minded — farmers, retailers and fellow companies working together to create a better food system — something that Savory helps to facilitate. 

Nature Valley Launches First-Ever Store Drop-off Recyclable Snack Bar Wrapper

The brand that created the granola bar innovates again with new packaging technology to drive sustainability in the snack and CPG industry.
Press Release

MINNEAPOLIS, February 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Nature Valley is leading the charge to a more recyclable future and today, launches the first plastic film wrapper designated as Store Drop-Off recyclable by How2Recycle with the brand’s iconic Crunchy granola bar. The newly packaged bars are on shelves this spring and bring Nature Valley closer to achieving its commitment to 100% recyclable packaging by 2025. By purposefully not patenting this wrapper, Nature Valley is welcoming other food brands to apply the technology to their product portfolios.

HP Introduces First-of-its-kind Sustainable Impact Program for Partners to Extend Impact on Climate Change, Human Rights and Digital Divide

New HP Amplify Impact program represents major step forward in company’s ambitious goal to become the most sustainable and just technology company by 2030
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Palo Alto, Calif., February 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Today, HP Inc. unveiled HP Amplify™ Impact, an industry-first partner assessment, resource and training program aimed at driving meaningful change across its three Sustainable Impact pillars – Planet, with an emphasis on climate change; People with an emphasis on human rights and social justice; and Community with an emphasis on bridging the digital divide. Partners that pledge to join the HP Amplify Impact program will work with HP to assess their own practices while tapping into the company’s extensive investments and initiatives.

What to Recycle This Valentine's Day - Cards, Candy Boxes, Roses, and More

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Roses are red. Violets are blue. You should know what to throw and what to recycle too! Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day with a special someone, exchanging Galentine’s Day gifts with friends, or just indulging in sweet treats, make sure you show some love to our Blue Planet® by understanding which Valentine’s items can and cannot be recycled. 

Reducing Landfill Waste, One Cup at a Time

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A simple cup of coffee on your way to work is often a much-needed jolt of energy at the start of the day. But once you’re done, what happens to the cup next isn’t so simple.

Day after day, those disposable cups start to accumulate, particularly during this time when many coffee shops are refusing to fill customers’ reusable mugs. And that’s a challenge quick-service restaurants such as McDonald’s and Starbucks are looking to partners like Georgia-Pacific to help overcome. 

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