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Sep 21, 2018, 07:18 ET Sierra Leone Government Assigns Agrotop and ISA to Set Up $60 million Layer and Pullets Farm

The new government of the Republic of Sierra Leone has chosen Agrotop, a leading global player in livestock turnkey projects, and Integrated...


Sep 20, 2018, 21:05 ET Policies, Not Science Debates, the Real Problem in the Climate Change Battle

While climate change is generally agreed upon as a scientific fact by experts, there is less consensus on the policies best designed to address it,...


Sep 20, 2018, 19:34 ET Jacobs Shares Insights with Investors on Rising Demand for Water Management Solutions

At a time of unprecedented urbanization and climate-induced threats, the World Economic Forum ranks water among the top ten risks facing the planet,...


Sep 20, 2018, 17:49 ET Enerkem ergreift Maßnahmen gegen die Vermüllung der Meere

Das Unternehmen für Biokraftstoffe verpflichtet sich einen Beitrag zum Klimaschutz zu leisten und unterstützt das Abkommen Ocean Plastics Charter im...


Sep 20, 2018, 16:00 ET WaterEquity announces the first closing of its US $50 million impact investment fund

WaterEquity, the first-ever impact investment manager with an exclusive focus on ending the global water crisis, announces the first close of its US...


Sep 20, 2018, 13:06 ET NRCS Seeks Input on 2019 Conservation Priorities for California

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California will hold a State Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) meeting on Oct. 10, 2018....


Sep 20, 2018, 10:55 ET IFCO Launches Sustainability Certificate for Retailers

IFCO, the leading global provider of reusable packaging solutions for fresh foods, announced that it is inaugurating a sustainability certification...


Sep 20, 2018, 09:58 ET Circulate Capital Launches Incubator Network to Accelerate Ocean Plastic Solutions at the Ocean Partnership Summit alongside the G7 Environment Ministerial Meeting

Circulate Capital, the impact-focused investment management firm dedicated to financing companies, projects, and infrastructure that prevent ocean...


Sep 20, 2018, 09:00 ET EESTech announces ZERO-WASTE for mining and mineral processing

EESTech announces a Zero-Waste Reclamation and Remediation process breakthrough for the management of mine site and process waste. Billions of tons...


Sep 20, 2018, 08:56 ET Bloomberg Announces Program for the Second Annual Bloomberg Global Business Forum Centered On Strengthening Global Trade and Economic Alliances through Partnerships, Global Leadership, and Harnessing Technology

Today, Michael R. Bloomberg unveiled the second annual Bloomberg Global Business Forum's official program and announced new participants including...


Sep 20, 2018, 08:00 ET Let Science Speak Premieres On The Big Screen During The Tribeca TV® Festival

The timely short documentary series Let Science Speak is set to premiere on September 20th during the Tribeca TV Festival and will then immediately...


Sep 20, 2018, 08:00 ET REI Co-op celebrates National Public Lands Day with over 75 stewardship events across the country

REI Co-op is celebrating National Public Lands Day with over 75 events across the country to steward and raise awareness for public lands. From...


Sep 20, 2018, 07:43 ET Mars verändert ein Jahr nach dem Start seines 1 Milliarde US-Dollar schweren Plans „Sustainable in a Generation" seine Geschäftspraktiken

Mars beginnt ein Jahr nach der Ausrufung seines Plans „Sustainable in a Generation" („Nachhaltig in einer Generation") mit der Umstellung seiner...


Sep 20, 2018, 06:30 ET Enerkem commits to taking action on ocean plastics waste

Waste-to-biofuels company pledges to help advance climate action, and endorses the Ocean Plastics Charter, during the G7 Environment, Energy and...


Sep 20, 2018, 06:30 ET Enerkem s'engage à prendre des mesures relatives aux déchets plastiques dans les océans

L'entreprise de transformation de matières résiduelles en biocarburants s'engage à faire progresser les mesures liées aux changements climatiques et...


Sep 19, 2018, 13:13 ET USDA Celebrates Quarter Century of Easements Protecting Farms & Wetlands

This year USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is celebrating its silver anniversary of providing conservation easements nationwide....


Sep 19, 2018, 09:37 ET Verdani Clients Continue to Improve and Lead on the 2018 GRESB Assessment, with Two Clients Ranking as Global Leaders in Resilience

Verdani, LLC, an industry leader in sustainability consulting and ESG management, is proud to announce the release of their clients' 2018 GRESB...


Sep 19, 2018, 09:25 ET Mars cambia la manera de hacer negocios tras lanzar la iniciativa de 1000 millones "Sustainable in a Generation"

Mars cambia su manera de hacer negocios un año después de lanzar la Iniciativa "Sustainable in a Generation" (Sostenible en una generación). Ocurre...


Sep 19, 2018, 08:35 ET ReThink Energy NJ poll shows 2 of 3 New Jersey voters say natural gas is not clean energy; Overwhelming support for 100 percent renewables by 2050

Sending a strong message to state policymakers, a new survey of the state's registered voters conducted by The Fairleigh Dickinson University Poll...


Sep 19, 2018, 08:33 ET Mars change la façon dont elle mène ses activités un an après le lancement de son programme Sustainable In A Generation doté d'un milliard de dollars

Mars change la façon dont elle mène ses activités — une année après le lancement de son programme « Sustainable in a Generation » (gestion durable en ...


Sep 18, 2018, 21:08 ET Compromiso con el medio ambiente: NSK da pasos adicionales para mejorar su impronta global

Los fabricantes deben tener mucho cuidado en sus procesos y procedimientos de fabricación para garantizar que no están provocando un impacto negativo ...


Sep 18, 2018, 20:28 ET Mars cambia su forma de hacer negocios a un año del lanzamiento del Plan Sostenible en Una Generación con un costo de US$1.000 millones

Mars está cambiando la forma en que hace negocios, a un año del lanzamiento de su Plan 'Sostenible en una Generación'. Esto tiene lugar después que...


Sep 18, 2018, 19:07 ET A Mars está mudando a maneira de como faz negócios após um ano do lançamento do plano de US$ 1 bilhão Sustentável em uma Geração

A Mars está mudando a maneira de como faz negócios – um ano após o lançamento de seu plano 'Sustentável em uma Geração'. Isso acontece depois que o...


Sep 18, 2018, 14:08 ET Environmental Commitment: NSK makes additional strides to improve their Global footprint

Manufacturers need to take extra care in their processes and manufacturing procedures to assure that they are not negatively impacting society and...


Sep 18, 2018, 13:08 ET Boxed Water Partners with rag & bone to Tap Consumer Creativity with New Collaboration

Sustainably packaged water brand Boxed Water and iconic fashion brand rag & bone announce the Boxed Water Project; a new partnership aimed at...