Sustainability

Rainforest Alliance Confirms SCS Global Services as Authorized Certification Body

SCS’ Suite of Food and Agriculture Certifications Drive Best-in-Class Sustainability Practices
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., May 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ — SCS Global Services (SCS), a pioneer and global leader in third-party environmental and sustainability certification, auditing, testing, and standards development, today announced it has been formally accepted by Rainforest Alliance as an authorized certification body to the Rainforest Alliance 2020 Sustainable Agriculture Standard (SAS).

HP Announces Global Launch of Smartest Printing System, HP+

HP+ delivers a breakthrough cloud-based ecosystem that is secure, productive, and uniquely sustainable[1]
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News Highlights:

  • HP+ is powered by a new Smart App cloud ecosystem – offering enhanced security, productivity and sustainability, making it always ready to print from virtually anywhere at any time5
  • HP+ is the future of printing, designed for the new hybrid models of how we live and work
  • Following its US introduction, HP+ launches globally in 35 new countries
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News Highlights:

  • HP+ is powered by a new Smart App cloud ecosystem – offering enhanced security, productivity and sustainability, making it always ready to print from virtually anywhere at any time5
  • HP+ is the future of printing, designed for the new hybrid models of how we live and work
  • Following its US introduction, HP+ launches globally in 35 new countries

GreenMoney's 6th Annual all-Videos issue

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GreenMoney Journal's 6th Annual Videos Issue has just launched. The GreenMoney team has curated a collection of interesting and inspiring films and discussions featuring a variety of innovators from the interconnected worlds of Impact Investing, Corporate Responsibility, Environmental Sustainability and Renewable Energy. Here are the 10 videos:

Inclusive Sustainability

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Can sustainable technology and access to it be inclusive? What does inclusive sustainability mean? Are we dividing ourselves further between those who can afford to be greener and fight climate change from those who can’t afford the newer upgrades to combat emissions?

Fair Trade USA Launches First-Of-Its-Kind Certification Program for U.S. Dairy Industry

Chobani debuts first-ever Fair Trade Certified dairy items on national retail shelves
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OAKLAND, Calif. May 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Fair Trade USA® and Chobani, LLC have launched a groundbreaking certification program for U.S. dairy farms and cooperatives that provides financial premiums to dairy farmers and workers, which will help protect and empower them while raising sustainability standards.

Let's Get Compostable! Five Tips to Start Your Composting Journey

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The next big thing in sustainable living is composting. So, it’s time to start composting in your home and learn how you can create and leverage compost to reduce food waste and be a better friend to the environment.

Schneider Sustainability Impact Report: 6 Long Term Commitments

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Act for a climate positive world

  • by continuously investing in and developing innovative solutions that deliver immediate and lasting decarbonization in line with our carbon pledge

Be efficient with resources

  • by behaving responsibly and making the most of digital technology to preserve our planet

Live up to our principles of trust

  • by upholding ourselves and all around us to high social, governance and ethical standards

Create equal opportunities

Cummins Is Demonstrating the Potential to Use Hydrogen to Store Other Forms of Renewable Energy

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Global power leader Cummins is working on three projects that use hydrogen production as a means to store renewable energy, a key issue for proponents of wind, solar and other low-carbon renewable energy sources.

Using renewable sources such as wind to produce hydrogen emits no greenhouse gases. Wind energy can be converted into hydrogen using an electrolyzer and utilized in several ways – from fuel-cell hydrogen trucks, buses and trains, to ships powered by liquid ammonia made from hydrogen, to a substitute for natural gas for heating homes.

Arbor Day Foundation and Bank of America Accelerate Local Climate Resiliency Initiatives in High-Need Urban Communities

Community Resiliency Grant Program Promotes Equity and Sustainable Cities With Tree Plantings, supporting Green Infrastructure Projects
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LINCOLN, Neb., May 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ –The Arbor Day Foundation announced today that Bank of America provided a $250,000 grant to support efforts to increase the number of trees planted in low- and moderate-income neighborhoods in four U.S. cities. This is the third grant Bank of America has provided to the Community Resiliency Grant program, totaling $750,000 since 2019.

La-Z-Boy Signs Long-Term Renewable Energy Deal

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La-Z-Boy Incorporated, a global leader in residential furniture, has finalized a 10-year resource-backed virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA), extending through the end of 2030, with AEP Energy Partners, a competitive energy subsidiary of American Electric Power. The agreement signifies a meaningful initiative as La-Z-Boy expands its environmental programs in its quest to reduce its carbon footprint.

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