January 6, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Vinyl Sustainability Council (VSC), a self-funded business council advancing sustainability in the vinyl industry, presented the 2021 Social Impact Award at its annual meeting to OxyChem.
In 2021, the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) celebrated its 15 year anniversary as a consortium of leading global beverage companies advancing environmental sustainability. BIER has been recognized as a model of industry collaboration and has continuously advanced the development of sustainable solutions through beverage industry-specific data collection, methodologies, standard-setting, best practice sharing, and thought leadership.
KOHLER, Wis., December 2, 2021 /3BL Media/ – This year’s edition of Design Miami/ explores the theme of Human Kind, spotlighting design-led visions for a more equitable and interconnected future – a relevant topic for the ongoing collaboration between Kohler Co. and DigDeep, a human rights non-profit addressing water and sanitation challenges in the U.S.
By Claire McCarthy | Global Director Sustainability, Security & Safety
Water is a limited and valuable natural resource that is threatened by global climate change, the effects of which are already apparent. For example, many areas of the United States have seen less annual rainfall over the last 50 years.
Excerpts from the 2021 Medtronic Integrated Performance Report
Reducing our environmental footprint and using resources responsibly helps preserve precious natural capital, reduces our operating costs, and maintains positive relationships with our stakeholders.
We are committed to implementing policies and responsible practices to minimize operational impacts on the environment and play our part in safeguarding the planet. Guided by our Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Policy, we focus on using resources responsibly and reducing the energy, emissions, water, and waste footprints of our operations.
RYE BROOK, NY, November 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Manchester City Football Club’s global community program, Cityzens Giving and global water technology company, Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL) are calling on football fans to vote for their “water heroes” – one of five teams of young leaders who are working to tackle water challenges in Cape Town, Sao Paulo, Shanghai, Mumbai and New York City.
Targets the 10% of Global Emissions Generated by Water Use and Management
RYE BROOK, NY, October 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Global water technology company, Xylem (NYSE:XYL), today called on water sector leaders and organizations to join a global sustainability push to reduce greenhouse gas emissions related to water systems and water management. The encouragement comes after last month’s announcement that Xylem had formalized its commitment to achieve net zero carbon emissions across its value chain before 2050*.
About 95 percent of the western U.S. is now under drought conditions, and southwestern states — Arizona, Nevada and Utah, as well as parts of California, Colorado and New Mexico — are suffering a “megadrought” that has been building for over 20 years. The megadrought already outstrips the Dust Bowl of the 1930s and is the worst drought in the region in 500 years.