Sat.Nov 19, 2022 - Fri.Nov 25, 2022

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A green wave of climate activism is cresting — companies must be 'all in'

GreenBiz

Companies ignore young people’s concern over climate change at their peril, as evidenced by the U.S. midterm elections

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Canada’s oil-sands companies reap windfall profits while lobbying against real climate action

Corporate Knights

COP27 exposed some realities about the oil and gas sector’s climate ambitions.

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Engaging Employees at the Intersection of Purpose and Philanthropy

3BL Media

SOURCE: Carol Cone ON PURPOSE. DESCRIPTION: By: Carol Cone. Can companies with mature purpose-centered businesses leverage corporate foundations and philanthropy as part of that purpose-oriented mentality?

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Metaverse energy research to launch in Australia

Smart Energy International

University of Wollongong Professor Willy Susilo has been awarded more than Au$400,000 (US$266,000) for research into green and sustainable energy-efficient metaverse technologies.

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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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Sip or guzzle? Here's how Google's data centers use water

GreenBiz

With a pledge to restore 120 percent of the “water it consumes” by 2030, Google is rethinking the approaches used to cool its massive data centers

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The price of making peace with nature

Corporate Knights

Pakistan, a country whose contribution to greenhouse gas emissions is tiny by Canadian standards, knows the fury and the injustice of climate chaos.

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What’s NEXT with Michael Ebel at Atmosfy

Cisco CSR

Throughout my career, I have noticed the way we “futurize” technology. Often, we are thinking of technology in five-to-ten-year increments. But the fact of the matter is – technology is moving faster than we can keep up. The minute we think we understand it, it’s already onto something new.

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The clean energy sector needs more young people

GreenBiz

What do we need to build a clean energy workforce? The Powering Jobs Census from Power for All has some answers

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Fossil fuels phase-out pact fizzled at COP27. What more can be done?

Corporate Knights

The latest UN climate change summit (COP27) concluded, once again, with a tussle over the place of fossil fuels in the global economy. An agreement by the world’s governments to phase out all fossil fuels would have been a welcome progression from last year’s Glasgow climate pact.

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Addressing Social Determinants of Health and Improving Access to Health Services and Resources

3BL Media

SOURCE: Quest Diagnostics. DESCRIPTION: Addressing social determinants of health and improving access to health services and resources. Bridge to Health. Founded by Q4HE, Bridge to Health is a community program that aims to make better health more accessible to underserved communities in New Mexico.

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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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Adapt and overcome: What the story of the Tardigrade can teach us about resilience

Cisco CSR

When you think about the most resilient creatures in the animal kingdom, what comes to mind? Perhaps the camel, which can survive for 6 months with no food or water. Or maybe it’s the honey badger, which tends to drink snake venom like cranberry juice. Or how about the immortal jellyfish?

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NextEra's trifecta of renewable energy rises in the wheat fields of Oregon

GreenBiz

A utility-scale wind-solar-battery plant points the way toward energy transformation

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Heroes & Zeros: A small English soccer team is showing the World Cup how to do sustainability right

Corporate Knights

Heroes: Forest Green Rovers. Even as environmentalists slam soccer’s World Cup for fudging its green credentials, one obscure English team is winning applause far and wide for its eco-friendly practices.

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Arrow Electronics' Distribution Center in Venlo Drives Efficiency, Sustainability, and Employee Well-Being

3BL Media

SOURCE: Arrow Electronics. DESCRIPTION: VENLO, The Netherlands, November 21, 2022 / 3BL Media/ — Arrow Electronics designed its state-of-the-art Primary Distribution Center in Venlo (The Netherlands) to drive efficiency, sustainability, and employee well-being.

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Wind and solar supply two thirds of South Australia grid in week it was cut off from NEM

Renew Economy

Wind and solar still contributed around two thirds of electricity supply in South Australia in the week it was "isolated" from the main grid. The post Wind and solar supply two thirds of South Australia grid in week it was cut off from NEM appeared first on RenewEconomy. CleanTech Bites

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Disappointed by COP27? You expected too much

GreenBiz

Don’t expect a bunch of governments without a clear mandate to do anything revolutionary

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These 6 green investments would kick-start Canada's economic renewal

Corporate Knights

Canada is investing only around 1% of GDP on climate response. Corporate Knights calculates that the country needs to spend roughly 5% of GDP, or $126 billion per year, from 2023 to 2030 (with up to 80% of that coming from the private sector) if we’re to reach our climate targets.

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Kimberly-Clark Named to Seramount's Inclusion Index for Third Consecutive Year

3BL Media

SOURCE: Kimberly-Clark Corporation. DESCRIPTION: Kimberly-Clark announced today that it was named to Seramount’s annual Inclusion Index for the third consecutive year. The index recognizes companies that are leading the way in creating diverse and inclusive work environments. “We

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Blockchain demonstrated for smart grid cybersecurity

Smart Energy International

Blockchain has been demonstrated to validate communication among devices on the smart grid and thereby enhance its resiliency.

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Tech’s turbulence is a chance for VCs to double down on climate

GreenBiz

Climate tech offers fertile ground for venture capital dollars to make a difference — and generate returns

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UK Regulator to Develop Code of Conduct for ESG Data and Ratings Providers

ESG Today

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the conduct regulator for financial services firms and financial markets in the UK, announced today the formation of a working group to develop a code of conduct for ESG data and ratings providers.

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Entergy Texas President and CEO Receives Award for Championing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

3BL Media

National Diversity Council recognizes Eliecer "Eli" Viamontes as CEO of the Year. SOURCE: Entergy Corporation.

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AGL to close big gas power station as switch to 100 per cent renewables marches on

Renew Economy

AGL fast tracks closure of the Torrens Island B gas generator as the switch to 100 per cent renewables in South Australia gathers pace. The post AGL to close big gas power station as switch to 100 per cent renewables marches on appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Mixed momentum on methane mitigation

GreenBiz

It’s been a year since the Global Methane Pledge promised action to reduce emissions by 30 percent between 2020 and 2030, but few countries have formally introduced policies

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Switzerland Adopts Law Requiring Mandatory Climate Reporting for Public Companies, Banks

ESG Today

Large Swiss companies and financial institutions will be required to publicly disclose information on their climate-related risks, impacts and plans, according to new legislation passed today by the government’s Federal Council.

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Del Monte Foods and Alliance for a Healthier Generation Nourish the Well-Being of Youth and Communities This Holiday Season

3BL Media

Through Signature Partnership, Del Monte Foods and Healthier Generation Launch Holiday Recipe Site to Promote Nutrition and Connections. SOURCE: Del Monte Foods, Inc. DESCRIPTION: WALNUT CREEK, Calif., November 21, 2022/3BL Media/ -- This holiday season, Del Monte Foods, Inc.

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US Commits to Zero-Emissions Heavy Trucks

Environment + Energy Leader

Officials have signed on to sell only zero-emission heavy vehicles by 2040. The post US Commits to Zero-Emissions Heavy Trucks appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Emissions Environmental Management Sustainable Transportation

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The GreenFin Interview: Inside the world's largest pure-play renewables portfolio

GreenBiz

Brookfield Renewable CSO Kelly Goddard on battery storage, hydrogen, capture capture and other technologies critical for the energy transition

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House lawmakers, advocates want $5B to help Puerto Rico install rooftop solar, storage systems

Utiliity Dive

Dozens of Democratic lawmakers in the House have called for an emergency supplemental spending bill to provide clean energy for underserved Puerto Rican households

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Independent Director Jennifer Crandall to Speak about FDA's New FSMA 204 Regulation

3BL Media

SOURCE: Land Betterment Corporation. DESCRIPTION: FISHERS, Ind.,

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Commercial Real Estate Seeing Green Premiums in Europe

Environment + Energy Leader

Industrial and healthcare sectors lead the way in looking for sustainable properties, according to a report from Deepki. The post Commercial Real Estate Seeing Green Premiums in Europe appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Energy Management Environmental Management Sustainable Buildings

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Global market for 'nature tech' poised to triple to $6B by 2030

GreenBiz

Technologies such as satellite rainforest monitoring, tree-planting drones and carbon credit trading software are a 'burgeoning market opportunity' for nature-based solutions, according to a new report

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Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. - MHI and EGAT ink MoU to Strengthen Cooperation on Clean Power Generation in Thailand

Global Renewable News

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. MHI) and. Biofuel

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Mosaic CCDA and Whirlpool Corporation Celebrate Underrepresented Entrepreneurs With Microgrants

3BL Media

SOURCE: Whirlpool Corporation. DESCRIPTION: A new passion is rising in the small city of Benton Harbor, Michigan.

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Biden requests $3B for residential solar, battery systems in Puerto Rico

Utiliity Dive

Lawmakers and advocates have pressed for $5 billion. “Much more is needed,” said Laura Esquivel, Hispanic Federation vice president for federal policy

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