Tetra Pak Obtains Worldwide FSC™ Chain of Custody Certification

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland, February 18, 2015 /3BL Media/ -  Tetra Pak can now supply Forest Stewardship Council™ (FSC™) labelled packages from anywhere in the world, having received FSC Chain of Custody (CoC) certification for all of its converting plants and market companies. It represents one of FSC’s largest multi-site certifications, covering a total of 92 facilities worldwide.

WGL Energy's Carbon Offsets Achieve Green-e Climate Certification

Commercial customers' offsets can now earn points toward LEED certification
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SAN FRANCISCO, January 22, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) today announced that WGL Energy Services' carbon offsets for commercial customers have been Green-e® Climate certified.

Carbon Solutions Group's New Project-Specific Carbon Offsets Certified by Green‑e Climate

CSG offers certified offsets sourced from landfill methane-capture facilities aimed at LEED green-building projects
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA, January 21, 2015 /3BL Media/ — Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) today announced that Carbon Solutions Group (CSG), a project development, environmental asset management, and advisory firm headquartered in Chicago, has begun offering project-specific Green-e® Climate certified carbon offsets.

Numi Tea Brings Fair Trade to Madagascan Turmeric Farmers

Guest blog post from Brian Durkee, Chief Operating Officer at Numi Tea

This guest blog post comes to us from Brian Durkee, Chief Operating Officer at Numi Organic Tea.  Having worked with Fair Trade Tea farmers since 2003, Brian has seen it all.  He is a true champion for improving the lives of tea workers, and he was eager to help bring the same benefits to the producers of Numi's newest ingredient.  Read on to learn more about the process:

New Collaboration to Show the Value of FSC® in Protecting Forests

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September 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ - By 2050 we’re likely to need three times more wood than we do today, yet forests are fighting for their lives as the ground they stem from is being sought for alternative uses.  

The key to keeping forests standing is to make them viable so they can compete with alternative land uses that require them cleared.  Sustainable wood extraction as a forest conservation strategy has long been recognised as one way to achieve this.  

Fair Trade Brings Big Sales and a Clear Conscience


Brooklyn Roasting Co. has a booming business based on helping people thousands of miles away.

Ninety percent of the coffee the New York-based company sells is Fair Trade — certified as produced by people who are treated and paid well.

How Can Buying Paper Help Your Building Earn LEED Certification?

The selection of sustainable materials, such as office paper, can make the difference to achieve LEED certification.
I know what you’re thinking - “What does paper have to do with green building?”  
Though they may seem unconnected, the reality is that the selection of sustainable materials, such as office supplies like paper, used in a building’s everyday operations play an important role in reducing its negative environmental impact.  

Food and Agriculture Sustainability Materiality Course Register Now For The GRI Business Transparency Program in Orlando, FLORIDA April 9th & 10th

Sustainability Reporting Food and Agriculture Focus LIVE Panel Discussion sponsored by Darden Restaurants and Sustainable Florida GRI G4 Certification, Six Months Coaching Sessions & Access to Comprehensive Research on Food and Agriculture Materiality
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Sustainability Reporting Food and Agriculture Focus

LIVE Panel Discussion sponsored by Darden Restaurants and Sustainable Florida

Sustainability Report 2013: Sustainable Forestry

Responsible manufacturing begins with a commitment to responsible sourcing of raw materials.

At Sappi, we source 100 percent of our wood and market kraft pulp from well-managed forests. Sustainable forest management practices integrate reforestation with harvesting of trees while conserving air, soil and water quality along with wildlife and aquatic habitats. Landowners and foresters must work together to balance multiple objectives across a spectrum of environmental, social and economic aspects.


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