2019

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These 21 projects are democratizing data for farmers

GreenBiz

Articial intelligence and big data may help produce more food, use less water, limit resource consumption, redirect food waste and reduce food prices.

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Planners call on government for stronger direction on climate action

Envirotec Magazine

An overwhelming majority of UK planners want the next government to give stronger direction and more resources to enable local planners to deliver net zero carbon emissions by 2050. A recent survey by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI), revealed that even though 79% of respondents agreed that climate action should be a top priority for the profession, only 17% felt their nation’s planning system or policy framework was well equipped enough to deal with the current climate crisis.

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Floating Solar On Pumped Hydro, Part 1: Evaporation Management Is A Bonus

CleanTechnica

The concept of putting floating solar panels on pumped hydro reservoirs is fascinating, but not a slam dunk. This 1st article covers evaporation management.

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Is this the microgrid moment?

GreenBiz

California's planned power shutdowns have communities, cities and companies scrambling for solutions, and microgrids are at the top of the list.

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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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Why climate and sustainability professionals need to take the next step in our evolution

GreenBiz

Sustainability professionals need to demonstrate the value they can bring to the highest levels of their organization. Simply put, we’re not there yet.

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'Wake-up call': Europe off track on all Sustainable Development Goals, report warns

GreenBiz

UN-backed assessment urges incoming EU Commission to place the SDG agenda front and centre of its policies and investment strategies.

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Why human health must be at the center of climate action

GreenBiz

Companies can exacerbate the challenges, but the private sector also positively contribute to solving these challenges.

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7 urban air mobility companies to watch

GreenBiz

Think ride-hailing flying taxis, electric multicopters and passenger drones that can be summoned with an app.

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How actor Michelle Pfeiffer championed the world's first circular fragrance line

GreenBiz

The first C2C- and EWG-certified fragrances were made with a unique startup-nonprofit-corporate collaboration. Here's what that means for the cosmetics industry at large.

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To boost recycling, give consumers discounts, deals and social connections

GreenBiz

Over an average lifetime of 78.7 years, one American would send 67,000 pounds of waste to landfills. Incentives for recycling can bring that number down.

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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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The circular economy can be a holistic approach to addressing climate change

GreenBiz

From fashion to household goods, industry leaders are using their tools and resources to eliminate the concept of waste.

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Is 3D printing part of the future for meat alternatives?

GreenBiz

A new report shows how some companies and academic research labs are applying extrusion, 3D printing and cellular agriculture to produce meat alternatives.

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The shift to a low-carbon economy highlights overlap between ESG and finance

GreenBiz

Supermajors are acknowledging write-downs, which pose threats to investors — but new standards could help them get on the same page.

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Let's raise the bar on human rights

GreenBiz

A persisting lack of transparency and public communication makes it difficult to hold companies accountable. Can we change that?

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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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Why today's turkey is more affordable and sustainable than it was in the 1970s

GreenBiz

Scientific developments and innovation has produced more turkey for a larger population using fewer of our natural resources.

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Looking at climate from the social angle

GreenBiz

An NFL fullback, teen activists, a National Geographic photographer and others provide provocative talks about critical equity-climate connections.

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7 companies making their mark with commercial microgrids

GreenBiz

A growing array of players, from startups to global energy giants, are charging up solutions.

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Top 10 transportation trends to watch for in 2020

GreenBiz

City greenzones. Methane biodigesters. Connected schoolbuses. There's a lot in store for the next year in mobility.

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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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Thrift-store shoppers, hand-me-down wearers and 8 scrappy startups making reuse possible

GreenBiz

Today’s burgeoning recommerce and online rental markets offer high-end gadgets and swanky fashion.

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The promise of sustainable agriculture: A report from a townie

GreenBiz

What will it take to support sustainable agriculture in the United States? A new generation, for starters.

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The vertical farming industry is growing deeper roots

GreenBiz

Automation, changing consumer appetites and the heightened focus on sustainable agriculture cultivate new interest in urban and indoor growers.

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How wildfires have and will continue to shape our future

GreenBiz

California has long dominated the headlines about wildfires — but other regions are experiencing fires more often.

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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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It's time to trash recycling

GreenBiz

Our waste management practices are distractions from our main problem: too much stuff. But alternatives exist.

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Rethinking food packaging can dent the plastic pollution crisis

GreenBiz

Although the global economy is increasingly wrapped in plastic, companies of all sizes are dramatically reducing their use of it.

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How Kashi worked with Dow's Pack Studios to design recyclable granola pouches

GreenBiz

Being on the same page about brand integrity and sustainability goals helped the two companies work across the supply chain.

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Customers expect sustainable options. How are you delivering?

GreenBiz

Sponsored: How goods are packaged is driving consumer purchasing decisions.

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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.

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IKEA to invest $220 million into becoming 'climate positive'

GreenBiz

The investment will be focused on two areas — green energy and reforestation.

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Rare earth minerals power the world, but mining leaves local and global footprints in the land

GreenBiz

The mining industry has work to do to ensure that communities and workers are safe from pollution and injury.

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Climate change and the new language of weather

GreenBiz

The weather outside is frightful. What, exactly, do we call it?

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The aluminum can: America’s most successful recycling story that you’ve never heard

GreenBiz

On America Recycles Day, it's time to recognize one special piece of packaging.

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How Will Virgo Season Impact Your ESG Communication?

3BL’s in-house experts merge the celestial wisdom of astrology with current environmental, social, governance (ESG) communication trends to offer a unique perspective and practical advice on sharing your company’s commitments effectively. 3BL’s new “Navigating ESG Comms through the Cosmos” series begins with Virgo season! In this edition, we delve into: How businesses have responded to environmental disasters over the past few months and why you can expect a continued focus on the climate crisis