September, 2022

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The man who would be ‘climate king’

Corporate Knights

On February 19, 1970, a nervous, 21-year-old Cambridge University student, wearing a mud-brown suit typical of the times, warned the Welsh Countryside Commission?in in Cardiff about “the horrifying effects of pollution in all its cancerous forms.” .

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World’s first offshore green hydrogen electrolyser begins production

Renew Economy

First offshore green hydrogen electrolyser produces its first batch of green hydrogen in France. The post World’s first offshore green hydrogen electrolyser begins production appeared first on RenewEconomy. Hydrogen Renewables Wind

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Tools and solutions that stand out from Climate Week

GreenBiz

Action against plastics and fossil fuels. New tools to embed carbonization throughout businesses of any size. These developments from the climate confab in the Big Apple offer ways to move climate action forward

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What Younger Employees Want: The Chance To Do Good in the World

3BL Media

Gen Z and millennial workers are looking for more than a paycheck — they want purpose. SOURCE: HP Inc. DESCRIPTION: There was a time, not so long ago, when the perks of a new office job were mostly fun or financial — catered lunches and happy hours, free snacks and 401K matches.

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Emerging Sustainability & ESG Topics Garner More Audience Attention

People are focusing on how companies are responding to the headline issues of the day, says a report from 3BL Media on evolving interests in ESG subjects, which also found a mismatch between the stories brands publish and topics audiences want.

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Enlight Renewable Energy - Cl?nera, an Enlight Company, Closes on Financing for Montana Utility-Scale Solar Project

Global Renewable News

Today (Sept 15), Cl?nera, nera, an Enlight company. Solar

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CSRHub Partners with Rhetorik to Integrate ESG Ratings to CRMs

CSR Hub

CSRHub is excited to announce its partnership with Rhetorik. Rhetorik is creating apps that will allow CSRHub’s ESG data to be available on Salesforce, Hubspot, Microsoft Dynamics and Marketo. CSRHub will begin rolling out these products in Fall 2022.

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Which banks are financing the clean energy transition?

Corporate Knights

Predictions for the total cost of the clean energy transition range from an incremental US$1 trillion per year to a total of US$10 trillion per year – but everyone agrees it won’t be cheap.

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What climate adaptation technology looks like

GreenBiz

Pano AI is one example of climate tech startups emerging to tackle conditions, such as wildfires, exacerbated by climate change

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Smart Water Solutions - A New Frontier for 5G, IoT and BSS

3BL Media

By Rahul Darmwal. SOURCE: Ericsson. SUMMARY: With large parts of the world facing water scarcity, how to effectively optimize water distribution is of crucial importance.

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Solar panels have come a long way. Recycling them has not

GreenBiz

Making solar panel recycling more commonplace will require a mix of technological advances, economic incentives and smart policies at the state and federal levels

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7 Trends in ESG: What PR Pros Need to Know in 2023

What does the evolution of ESG programs mean for communicators? As it turns out - a lot. New challenges are coming into focus, driven by the increasing attention to corporate sustainability and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) programs, and the evolving state of ESG reporting regulations. This new ebook from 3BL Media explores seven trends in detail and unpacks what they mean for communicators. Access your copy for free today.

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Can companies ever move past incremental approaches to climate action?

GreenBiz

A new report focuses on how companies can move from commitment to bold action that can accelerate the transition to a decarbonized, just economy

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Most carbon capture and storage projects are failing, researchers say

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Advocates urge regulation of banks’ climate commitments to avoid greenwashing

Corporate Knights

A coalition of environmental groups is calling on the federal government to regulate climate commitments made by banks and other financial institutions to avoid greenwashing and accelerate change. .

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Hearings to begin in 'historic' youth climate lawsuit against Ontario government

Corporate Knights

Fraser Thomson is a lawyer with Ecojustice. Alex Neufeldt is an entrepreneur in Ottawa, and Shelby Gagnon is an artist and food security worker originally from the Aroland First Nation northeast of Geraldton, Ontario. They’re two of the seven youth plaintiffs in Mathur et.

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DraftKings Taps The Miz and Tony Hawk for its New Responsible Gaming Advertising Campaign: Practice Safe Bets

3BL Media

SOURCE: DraftKings. DESCRIPTION: BOSTON, September 7, 2022 /3BL Media/ - DraftKings Inc.

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Salesforce will launch carbon credit marketplace

GreenBiz

The Net Zero Marketplace connects projects from Climate Impact Partners, Pachama, South Pole and others to any business that wants to invest in credits

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'Green hydrogen' plant in Nova Scotia will be powered by coal

Corporate Knights

A green hydrogen/ammonia facility planned in Point Tupper, Nova Scotia is being touted as a blessing for the province’s climate goals, even though it will initially be powered by a coal-fired grid—with all the ammonia slated for export overseas.

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Global 'stilling': Is climate change slowing down the wind?

GreenBiz

As carbon dioxide levels rise and the Earth’s poles warm, researchers are predicting a decline in the planet’s wind speeds. This ‘stilling’ could impact wind energy production and plant growth and might even affect the Gulf Stream, which drives much of the world’s climate

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Converting captured carbon into rock really is that easy

GreenBiz

Icelandic company Carbfix has cracked the code on converting liquified CO2 into rock, leading the charge to capture and store excess carbon

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Seven ways business can become a force for good??

Corporate Knights

Guy Dauncey is a practical utopian. He lives on Vancouver Island.  .  . Most of us know that “business as usual” isn’t working. Alongside its many obvious benefits, it has brought us the climate crisis, the biodiversity crisis and the affordable housing crisis.

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WSJ Pro Sustainable Business Forum

3BL Media

October 13, 2022 | Online. SOURCE: WSJ Live. DESCRIPTION: September 10, 2022 /3BL Media/ - From regulators to the board, stakeholders are demanding businesses deliver on their sustainability goals.

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Worth it: Building demolition and reuse

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The Great Lakes are awash in plastic. Can robots and drones help?

GreenBiz

These remote-control devices raise the profile about the growing problem of plastics in the lakes that provide one-fifth of the world's freshwater

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Dolly told us to sing in the sunshine, and Sunfolding listened

GreenBiz

In Part 2 of the WWDPD series, we take a deeper look at how California-based Sunfolding is changing the solar panel game

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The GreenFin Interview: NAACP’s CEO on ESG and equity’s 'third act'

GreenBiz

Derrick Johnson, president and CEO of the NAACP, discusses the role of a new fund designed to provide exposure to American companies that fit the NAACP’s vision of good corporate citizens

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The majority of energy workers are now employed in clean energy jobs

Corporate Knights

Clean energy companies employ more than half of the 65 million workers in the global energy sector, according to an International Energy Agency (IEA) report that urges a just transition to support the “energy work force of tomorrow”.

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Toward a Low-carbon, Circular Economy

3BL Media

SOURCE: DOW. SUMMARY: "We’re continually looking to collaborate with like-minded companies to support their carbon reduction goals and work toward more circular solutions.". Diego Donoso, president, Dow Packaging & Specialty Plastics.

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The compelling case for being ‘climate positive by design’

GreenBiz

Designing climate positive societies, workplaces and widgets is the missing element in climate models and, by consequence, climate action

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U.S. Energy Storage Monitor

GreenBiz

Each quarter Wood Mackenzie and the American Clean Power Association (ACP) gather data on U.S. energy storage deployments, prices, policies, regulations, and business models. We compile this information to create the most comprehensive, timely analysis of energy storage in the U.S.

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This collective wants to fix the beauty industry's packaging problem

GreenBiz

Pact Collective, founded by two industry veterans, currently consists of more than 130 member companies from across the beauty value chain

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4 immediate actions to better manage natural resources for global biodiversity

GreenBiz

At the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework, the opportunity to make businesses part of solutions for nature has never been greater

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Is Canada a dumping ground for products made with Xinjiang forced labour?

Corporate Knights

For years, human-rights watchers have accused China of waging a war of repression against the Indigenous residents of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. China has rejected those accusations, saying it’s just protecting itself from extremists and terrorists. .

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How GoDaddy Inspires Its Employees To Be a Force of Good

3BL Media

SOURCE: GoDaddy.

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Patagonia’s groundbreaking announcement proves small actions can create big impact

GreenBiz

Environtmental sustainability is a strategic business priority for a growing number of executives. Here are three lessons that purpose-driven leaders can learn from Patagonia's bold move

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How can we design happy and healthy buildings fit for future generations?

GreenBiz

Sponsored: Lone explores the benefits of a holistic approach to sustainable design, and how we can build a more sustainable future

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