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Celebrate Earth Day 2021 and Help Protect Our Planet

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Earth Day is upon us once again this week and there has never been a more urgent call for people around the globe to unite and work towards combating the world’s climate crisis.

With a billion people celebrating Earth Day each year, the international day of environmental action focuses on a ‘Restore Our Earth’ theme for 2021. The theme brings a greater sense of urgency to reduce our impact on the planet and address how we may start to repair the ecosystems worldwide.

How Technology Transformation Can Drive Climate Change Action

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  • Technology has been an essential means of staying connected throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • As consumer demand rises, the industry must drive sustainable impact as it continues to innovate.
  • Meeting ambitious climate change targets requires a fundamental transformation in the way products are manufactured and reused.

 

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  • Technology has been an essential means of staying connected throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • As consumer demand rises, the industry must drive sustainable impact as it continues to innovate.
  • Meeting ambitious climate change targets requires a fundamental transformation in the way products are manufactured and reused.

 

Creating a Sustainable Future Is a Continuous Commitment

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At Georgia-Pacific we strive to be a preferred partner and drive continuous improvement to create sustainable outcomes that benefit society.  

Watch the GP sustainability team’s first episode of In the Loop, a newscast discussing the Principles of Progress and other sustainability topics. 

NFWF and IP Celebrate World Migratory Bird Day with Flyway and Habitat Conservation in Seven States

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The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and International Paper celebrate World Migratory Bird Day this Saturday, May 8, by marking progress in conserving bird habitats while also drawing attention to the serious threats birds still face as they migrate.

Morgan Stanley Commits to Mobilizing $1 Trillion by 2030 for Sustainable Solutions that Include Helping Prevent and Mitigate Climate Change

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Public health emergencies, social and economic inequality and the ramifications of climate change stand among the most immediate and pressing global issues of our time. In response, governments, corporations and investors have rallied around sustainability efforts, not only to preserve our planet for current and future generations, but also to improve the standard of living for diverse communities.

BBC Podcast Shines Light on Logging for Good

Experts from The Nature Conservancy explain critical work funded by International Paper
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International Paper has worked with The Nature Conservancy (TNC) to help protect our planet for more than 40 years. Last summer, we announced the continuation of a pioneering project to reduce the impact of logging on the climate – one that reinforces our commitment to responsible forestry beyond our supply chain.

Newell Brands Advances Commitment to Sustainability Through Partnership With the Arbor Day Foundation

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LINCOLN, Neb., April 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Newell Brands Inc. (NASDAQ:NWL), a leading global consumer goods company, will partner with the Arbor Day Foundation to help recover several forested lands across the country which have been devastated by wildfires and years of unsustainable practices.

The Role of Collaboration in Driving Forest Restoration

Words by Kate Zerrenner
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Despite progress over the past decade in government commitments to combating climate change and protecting forests, corporate “no-deforestation” and human rights policies, and significant investments to support sustainable forest management, the rate of natural forest loss continues to increase. Forest loss impacts not only the environment, but also approximately 1.3 billion forest communities and Indigenous Peoples who rely on forests for their livelihoods.

A Tree Grows in Milan: Forestami's Ambitious Mission to Tackle Climate Change

Cities produce 70% of global CO2 emissions. But an innovative urban forestry project in Italy is working to slow global warming and clean the air.
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The population of the world continues to increase. And by 2030, 60% of it will live in cities, which as of today, utilize 75% of the available natural resources and produce 70% of the global CO2 emissions.

UNITED NATIONS, SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

In 2019, the City of Milan launched its Forestami project with the objective to seed 3 million trees by 2030. The goal? Improving life in Milan by providing cleaner air and counteracting the effects of climate change.

Corporations Have Contributed Significantly to Climate Change, So They Must Also Contribute to Its End

BY ENRIQUE LORES
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For all the heartache and hardship that the coronavirus pandemic has wreaked on humanity, climate change remains the greatest existential threat to our planet. And as we approach the commemoration of Earth Day, the need for climate action has never been more urgent.

Combating our climate crisis is an unprecedented challenge, and this coming decade will prove decisive. I am optimistic that we can meet this challenge, but it will require every country and every organization to step up and show leadership.

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