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Sappi Uncovers New Values in Trees for Sustainable Future

Company continues to work toward goal of using every part of the tree
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As Sappi seeks to create sustainable profits while minimizing its impact on the environment, we are reexamining ways to unlock the full value of trees. Traditionally, the papermaking process has only used approximately two-thirds of the raw wood material to manufacture pulp and paper products. The balance of the raw material is used to generate energy to power the mill or to sell into the electricity grid. Yet, a tree has so much more to offer. “We have only begun to tap the full potential of trees,” says Beth Cormier, SNA’s Vice President, Research, Development, and Sustainability.

2020: The Longest Year Was Also An Award-Winning Year For HP

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In our journey to imagine the future and make it happen, we’re often recognized as a sustainability leader and a workplace where people come to thrive.

W. M. Keck Observatory and Duke Energy's Rec Solar Announce Completion of Major Sustainability Project in Hawaii

133-kW rooftop solar site is world’s largest commercial solar system installed at highest altitude.
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. and MAUNA KEA, Hawaii /3BL Media/ - Duke Energy’s REC Solar and W. M. Keck Observatory have completed the world’s largest commercial solar system installed at the record-breaking altitude of 13,600 feet.

The rooftop solar project – located near the summit of Mauna Kea, a dormant volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii – will reduce Keck Observatory’s carbon footprint and lower its cost of energy.

Cambium Carbon Cuts Waste, Builds Green Future

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By Bob Cunningham

There are countless ways trees benefit urban communities and society as a whole, but they also come with a built-in hindrance: They are expensive.

U.S. cities lose an average 36 million trees each year due to disease or infestation, age and extreme weather, resulting in economic losses up to $786 million annually.

US Transfer of Power to the Biden-Harris “Climate Administration” - With “Whole of Government” Approach

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (1.29.2019)
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On January 20, 2021, the transfer of power in the Executive Branch went forward, according to the Constitution of the United States of America, and President Joseph Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris assumed the offices of the highest elected officials in the nation.

This will be the “climate administration,” President Biden has declared. And within a week a comprehensive “whole of government” approach was announced, with sweeping changes that present both risk and opportunity to the corporate community and the capital markets.

Carnival Corporation Again Named Among America's Most Responsible Companies

World's largest cruise company honored by Newsweek for second consecutive year following extensive analysis of published sustainability content and independent survey of 7,500 people nationwide
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January 28, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL;NYSE: CUK), the world's largest cruise company, has been named for the second consecutive year by Newsweek as one of America's Most Responsible Companies for 2021.

Blue Sky Thinking Gives CLP the Edge on Green Technology

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Many people talk about the importance of clean technology, but putting it into practice isn’t as simple. It involves challenges such as high implementation costs and a lack of immediate returns, and organisation has to be genuinely forward-looking in working towards sustainability. 

CLP India was an early adopter of clean technology and has gone on to demonstrate that – while costly in the short-term – it can end up giving a business a powerful competitive edge in the longer term.

My Green Lab Joins the UN Global Compact

A Call to Action for the Scientific Community to Meet the Critical Climate Issues of Our Time
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SAN DIEGO, January 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ -  My Green Lab is proud to announce that they have joined the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. The United Nations has designated the next ten years as the decade of action and delivery on global climate change, and My Green Lab is dedicated to helping bring this vision of action to life.

Time to Bridge the Gap, Demand Diabetes Care Equity

Access to breakthrough tech remain out of reach for many who stand to benefit most. Something has to change.
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Tracey D. Brown, who lives with type 2 diabetes, is CEO of the American Diabetes Association, the nation's largest voluntary health organization and a global authority on diabetes. Jared Watkin is Senior Vice President, Diabetes Care, at Abbott, a leading global health technology company. Their op-ed, republished here, originally appeared in the Boston Herald.

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Tracey D. Brown, who lives with type 2 diabetes, is CEO of the American Diabetes Association, the nation's largest voluntary health organization and a global authority on diabetes. Jared Watkin is Senior Vice President, Diabetes Care, at Abbott, a leading global health technology company. Their op-ed, republished here, originally appeared in the Boston Herald.

Schneider Electric Accelerates Its Sustainability Strategy, Comes Top in Corporate Knights Ranking of World's Most Sustainable Corporations

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  • Company announces six long-term commitments, with aim to reach eleven concrete sustainability goals by 2025
  • Becomes world’s most sustainable corporate, according to Corporate Knights 2021 Global 100 ranking

 

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  • Company announces six long-term commitments, with aim to reach eleven concrete sustainability goals by 2025
  • Becomes world’s most sustainable corporate, according to Corporate Knights 2021 Global 100 ranking

 

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