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Clean Energy Investing: Changing Lives, Changing the World

By Maxwell Roe Business Development, Clean Power USA
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Over the last several years, I have realized that there has been a compelling shift in the minds of investors in our business.

Historically, most investors wanted to know the numbers. What would be the return on their investment and how soon would it happen? But more and more, I meet people who are asking about impact, not just dollars.

The momentum of that sea change hit home this spring when we met new investors, a couple. They were mission-driven. They wanted their money to have a measurable impact on the world.

How Sappi Ensures Responsible Wood and Fiber Sourcing

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Responsible manufacturing begins with responsible sourcing. For the wood products industry, it is paramount that our natural resources are used wisely. In the US, a strong legal framework has shaped and upheld responsible forestry practices for generations. The Clean Water Act first established the requirement for best management practices (BMPs) in the 1970s. Forestry BMPs have been evaluated, tested, revised, and adapted over time by each state. Third-party certification standards have led to additional improvements and provide a scalable assurance mechanism for stakeholders.

Executive Update: Statement by Lise Kingo, CEO & Executive Director of the UN Global Compact, on the Passing of Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan

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“I propose that you, the business leaders… and we, the United Nations, initiate a global compact of shared values and principles, which will give a human face to the global market.” – Kofi Annan (1938–2018)

Read the statement by Lise Kingo, CEO & Executive Director of the UN Global Compact, on the passing of former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan

Let me join the UN Secretary-General and all our colleagues around the world in expressing my heartfelt condolences to the wife and family of Kofi Annan, a great leader and visionary.

Translating Value to Ignite Action

Insights from the Fourth Annual Sustainability and Circular Economy Summit
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The theme of this year’s Sustainability and Circular Economy Summit was Translating Value to Ignite Action. Convened earlier this month by the US Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the Summit explored how to effectively implement sustainability strategies for businesses and their material throughput in the economy—what has (and hasn’t) worked, what trends are emerging around these issues, and how to communicate the value of sustainability and circularity as a business strategy to a wide array of business units and consumers.

Les entomologistes de SC Johnson présentent trois conseils pour prévenir les piqûres de moustiques au cours de l’été

Luttez contre les piqûres lors des activités en appliquant de façon appropriée un répulsif
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RACINE, Wis., le 25 juin 2018 /3BL Media/ - On sait que les moustiques gâchent le plaisir des pique-niques, des visites à la plage et d’autres activités à l’extérieur; elles méritent bien leur réputation agaçante lors des mois chauds de l’été. Pour marquer le début de la Semaine nationale de sensibilisation du contrôle des moustiques, les spécialistes des moustiques du SC Johnson Institute of Insect Science for Family Health offrent trois conseils utiles pour aider à vous protéger, vous et votre famille, contres les piqûres de moustiques.

PNC Foundation Supports Cool Globes Exhibit in Pittsburgh

Artwork Highlighting Climate, Environment Unveiled with Support from Heinz Endowments, PNC Foundation
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PITTSBURGH, June 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Today, Mayor William Peduto is excited to announce the grand opening of Cool Globes in Pittsburgh.  The nearly 30 large globe sculptures - described as “public art with a purpose”- will be on display in Market Square, PPG Plaza and Gateway Center through early October. Cool Globes: Hot Ideas for a Cooler Planet aims to raise awareness of and inspire viewers to take actions on climate change.

The Greenest Town in Oil Country

In Georgetown, Texas, residents have seen an evolution now that the city is powered by 100 percent renewable energy.
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The energy is greener in Georgetown, Texas.

Karen Soeffker started serving “green ice cream” in her toy store — and sales went up.

Rita Healy said the hotel she manages advanced its corporate sustainability goals — and started hosting more guests at its local conferences.

Even the town’s top leader has gone green. Mayor Dale Ross went from not being a “gung ho environmentalist who thought about climate change,” to rubbing elbows with top environmental experts around the world.

Sappi North America Releases 2017 Sustainability Report, Receives Gold Rating From EcoVadis

Annual report highlights leading paper and packaging supplier’s strong performance on long-term goals
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BOSTON, April 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Sappi North America, a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products, has released its 2017 Sustainability Report showcasing its industry leading sustainability performance.

Sustainable Brands Seeks Entrepreneurs for Startup Business Competition

Innovation Open calls for submissions from socially and environmentally conscious ventures to compete at SB’18 Vancouver
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