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Environmental worries outpace socioeconomic concerns over past decade, survey finds

GreenBiz

The public's increased concern about environmental issues underscores the need for governments and businesses to remain committed to the green agenda and simultaneously address socioeconomic concerns, according to GlobeScan.

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New Sun Cable takes shape with 12GW of wind added to world’s biggest renewable project

Renew Economy

Massive Sun Cable project will now include 12GW of wind, with the solar component "trimmed" to the same size and rolled out in several stages. The post New Sun Cable takes shape with 12GW of wind added to world’s biggest renewable project appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Here's how to tell your circularity story to consumers

GreenBiz

By offering circular models to consumers, brands can become heroes and help people view themselves as eco-friendly.

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Global solar and wind generation will soon overtake nuclear and hydro

Renew Economy

Over the past decade, global solar generation has grown ninefold while wind generation has tripled. In contrast, hydro, nuclear and coal generation have barely moved. The post Global solar and wind generation will soon overtake nuclear and hydro appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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The Key to Sustainable Energy Optimization: A Data-Driven Approach for Manufacturing

Speaker: Kevin Kai Wong, President of Emergent Energy Solutions

In today's industrial landscape, the pursuit of sustainable energy optimization and decarbonization has become paramount. ♻️ Manufacturing corporations across the U.S. are facing the urgent need to align with decarbonization goals while enhancing efficiency and productivity. Unfortunately, the lack of comprehensive energy data poses a significant challenge for manufacturing managers striving to meet their targets. 📊 Join us for a practical webinar hosted by Kevin Kai Wong of Emergent Ene

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Here's how to share your circularity story with consumers

GreenBiz

By offering circular models to consumers, brands can become heroes and help people view themselves as eco-friendly.

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Latest Snowy 2.0 business case a surprise, but batteries might eat its lunch

Renew Economy

Snowy Hydro has upped the valuation of its troubled pumped hydro project, but battery storage could add competition. The post Latest Snowy 2.0 business case a surprise, but batteries might eat its lunch appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Hitachi wins contract to build massive Marinus Link DC converter stations

Renew Economy

The Marinus Link is moving ahead as deals on the futuristic tech needed to complete the massive project continue to be signed off. The post Hitachi wins contract to build massive Marinus Link DC converter stations appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Chemours Washington Works Awards Five Local Students With Scholarships

3BL Media

As part of a global initiative to increase access to science and technical education, Chemours’ Washington Works site has awarded scholarships to five local students who will pursue study in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) fields at universities this fall. The scholarships are part of Chemours’ Future of Chemistry Scholarship program—a campaign to deliver scholarships to talented, high-potential young people who live in communities where the company operates and who will

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Forestry Corp awards permits to four big wind projects in state plantation forests

Renew Economy

Permits awarded to Neoen, Iberdrola, TagEnergy and Mainstream to pursue massive wind projects in state plantation forests, away from communities and wilderness. The post Forestry Corp awards permits to four big wind projects in state plantation forests appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Essity 2023 Annual and Sustainability Report: Breaking Barriers to Well-Being

3BL Media

Originally published on Essity.com Breaking Barriers to Well-being Our purpose is breaking barriers to well-being for the benefit of consumers, patients, caregivers, and customers across the globe. As well as for the benefit of society and the planet. We aim to break through and overcome the barriers that stand in the way of improving people’s well-being and enabling a healthier and more sustainable society.

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Are Your Impact Comms Resonating With Stakeholders?

Whether your organization is at the start of its sustainability and impact journey or years into it, many brands share a common concern: the uncertainty of whether they are sending stakeholders mixed messages. Creating content that speaks to your audience's “love language” can be a tricky dance. But, worry not! 3BL has put together tips to ensure that your content not only finds its rhythm but also resonates with your target audiences.

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The Driven Podcast: Thinking big about going electric

Renew Economy

Danny Kennedy from New Energy Nexus on plans to turn the Australian truck fleet electric, and keeping up with US. The post The Driven Podcast: Thinking big about going electric appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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International Day for Biological Diversity 2024: Sands Mobilizes to Further Reduce Its Impact on Natural Ecosystems

3BL Media

Las Vegas Sands On May 22, the United Nations observes International Day for Biological Diversity 2024, which calls for respecting, protecting and repairing the planet’s biological wealth. Created in 1993, one of the UN’s current goals for this observance is to draw attention to the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework, a historic agreement signed in December 2022 that sets goals and concrete measures to stop and reverse the loss of nature by 2050.

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Vestas trials helicopters powered with green fuel in offshore wind first

Renew Economy

Industry-first trial will use helicopters flying on a mix of sustainable aviation fuel to transport workers to and from an offshore wind project under construction in the Baltic Sea. The post Vestas trials helicopters powered with green fuel in offshore wind first appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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From Brazil to the World: Case IH’s New Line of Harvesters

3BL Media

Recognized for introducing the Axial-Flow system in Brazil, Case IH , a brand of CNH , launches the new Axial-Flow Series 160 Automation , with 100% Brazilian production. With an investment of R$ 100 million, the Sorocaba plant, in the interior of São Paulo, received improvements to become the World Production Pole for the smaller line of harvesters, which make up classes 5 to 7.

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Mastering Supply Chain Sustainability: Where Does ESG Fit In?

Speaker: Hortense Grouvel

In this new webinar, you will learn firsthand how to set up a sustainable supply chain program that will help meet increasing ESG requirements stemming from regulators, customers, consumers, and investors alike. Hortense Grouvel, ESG expert at IntegrityNext, and Sean Whelan, Global Senior Manager at Halliburton, will look at how ensuring compliance will also help you increase sustainability performance, resilience, and innovation, allowing you to unlock the full potential of your supply chain op

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Pioneering and repriced offshore wind farm gets final approval in New York

Renew Economy

Five years, a pandemic and a war later, the troubled 810MW Empire Wind project will begin construction after gaining final approvals from New York. The post Pioneering and repriced offshore wind farm gets final approval in New York appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Soy Excellence Centers

3BL Media

SEC education, training and community-building efforts help producers create jobs and expand affordable access to protein, supporting food security, nutrition and economic growth. With SECs covering the Americas, Asia, the Middle East, North Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa, the centers serve as hubs to share best practices in protein production using soy, with customized areas of focus based on regional needs and priorities.

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A new future of work: The race to deploy AI and raise skills in Europe and beyond

McKinsey Sustainabilty

To gain the full productivity benefits of generative AI and other technologies, Europe and the United States will need to focus both on improving human capital and accelerating technology adoption.

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Our People: Lora Collins, Woman of Asphalt

3BL Media

Lora Collins is the Asphalt Value Chain Senior Director for Marathon Petroleum. She was recently named to the board of Women of Asphalt , a coalition to lead and inspire women in the asphalt industry. She’s eager to take on a broader role in the asphalt industry, connecting with women across the field. Starting her career in science Collins graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from Ohio Northern University in 1991.

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What Regulations Will Impact Sustainability Comms in 2024?

Navigating the waters of sustainability reporting disclosures and regulations can be intimidating, to say the least. With various measures set in motion in 2023 to keep companies accountable, there is a lot in store for brands’ impact communication in the upcoming year. 3BL is kicking off this January with our Navigating ESG Comms Through the Cosmos - Capricorn Edition by highlighting the impact of: The U.S Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Climate disclosure rules The European Commission

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In the spotlight: Performance management that puts people first

McKinsey Sustainabilty

Performance management systems help people continuously develop—but most companies fall short of best practices. A set of defined design choices can help guide leaders forward.

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CooperCompanies Publishes 2023 ESG Report, Highlighting Efforts To Drive Positive Change for People and the Planet

3BL Media

CooperCompanies (“Cooper”) (Nasdaq: COO) today released its 2023 Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report showcasing progress on enhancing the health and wellness of people around the world while protecting the planet and serving its communities. CooperCompanies made significant investments in learning and development programs for global employees, maintained its commitment to protect the planet, and continued making its leading healthcare solutions more accessible in underserved commu

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Strategic alliances for gen AI: How to build them and make them work

McKinsey Sustainabilty

Strategic alliances are a must for companies looking to build value from generative AI. But approaching them like traditional vendor arrangements won’t work.

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Wesco Launches Scholarship Program to Support Next Generation of Tradespeople; Fortifies Commitment to Electrical Industry and Those Who Power Progress

3BL Media

PITTSBURGH, PA, May 23, 2024 /3BL/ – Wesco International (NYSE: WCC), a leading provider of business-to-business distribution, logistics services, and supply chain solutions, today announced a scholarship program as part of Wesco Cares, its corporate philanthropy program, to support the next generation of tradespeople. In partnership with Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) as well as ELECTRI International, an electrical construction foundation established by the National Electrical Contrac

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What Questions Are Brands Asking About Their ESG Initiatives Ahead of 2024?

Temperatures are rising (and not just metaphorically) as key stakeholders anxiously anticipate the outcomes of COP28. While companies reconsider their 2024 environmental sustainability strategies, there is another aspect of ESG that deserves exploring, the social sector. In the latest edition of "Navigating ESG Comms Through the Cosmos - Sagittarius Edition", 3BL hones in on this sign’s bold quality of asking questions others are burning to know the answers to.

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Master data management: The key to getting more from your data

McKinsey Sustainabilty

Master data management can give organizations a leg up by allowing them to easily organize and access data about customers, suppliers, products, and employees.

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Growing the Future of Lay’s, One Seed at a Time

3BL Media

Learn how Josh Parsons and his team are combining traditional breeding with modern tools to improve the quality, sustainability and taste of the potatoes PepsiCo raises. “Harvest season has always been my absolute favorite time of year,” Josh Parsons says. He arrives before sunrise to walk through the fields at PepsiCo’s Rhinelander, Wisconsin, farm, filled with suspense about what’s beneath the soil.

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The promise and the reality of gen AI agents in the enterprise

McKinsey Sustainabilty

Generative AI technology is improving so quickly that a range of new capabilities are rapidly coming online, but only for those who can understand how to use them.

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Duke Energy Advances Energy Transition and Positions Company for Long-Term Success, CEO Tells Shareholders at Annual Meeting

3BL Media

Company moving from planning to execution phase of energy transition Reliability and affordability remain cornerstones of success CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 23, 2024 /3BL/ - In 2023, Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) executed its strategy, achieved significant regulatory and policy milestones, and ensured affordability and reliability for customers in the face of rapidly rising interest rates and extremely mild weather, CEO Lynn Good told investors during the company’s annual shareholders meeting today.

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The Silver Lining to Corporate DEI Challenges

In our latest edition of Navigating ESG Comms Through the Cosmos - Scorpio Edition, 3BL embraces the perspective of one of the zodiac's most misunderstood signs: Scorpio. While this sign often has a darker view of the world, they do not shy away from shining a light on controversial topics. This month we take a deep dive into corporate pullback of DEI and how companies can utilize astrological advice to reinvent its social impact communication.

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The growing importance of software product marketing managers

McKinsey Sustainabilty

As launching new products becomes more challenging, the multifaceted role of product marketing manager is poised to become a differentiator for the most successful software providers.

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Employee Q&A: Mental Health Awareness and Resources

3BL Media

Our people making a difference is a series featured throughout Owens Corning’s 2023 Sustainability Report. Owens Corning has made mental health a priority, and sites everywhere are embracing our efforts to provide emotional support for our people. One great example is in Rio Claro, Brazil, where Rubens Cardoso is leading a number of initiatives to help employees at the glass reinforcements solutions plant understand their mental health and the resources that are available to them.

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Kenya - Kenya gets $1 billion from Microsoft and UAE's G42 for geothermal data centre

Global Renewable News

Highlights Microsoft and G42, an artificial intelligence (AI) firm based in the United Arab Emirates, have announced digital investments in Kenya as part of a joint initiative with Kenya's M.

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Collaboration in Action: BIER’s May Meeting Advancing Environmental Sustainability in the Beverage Sector

3BL Media

The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) is a technical collaboration among leading global beverage companies to advance environmental sustainability within the industry. BIER focuses on sharing best practices, developing tools and metrics, and collectively addressing key environmental challenges such as water stewardship, climate change, and supply chain sustainability.

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Supercharge Your ESG Content This Libra Season

Throughout Climate Week, a feeling of urgency on tackling the climate crisis was palpable. Yet, questions continue to linger about corporate progress. Are we truly moving the needle or are we stuck in a cycle of empty statements and a flood of reports and guidelines? In the latest edition of Navigating ESG Comms Through the Cosmos - Libra Edition , we use Climate Week outcomes to explore how brands can communicate progress credibly.