September 18, 2018

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National Forest Foundation Plants a Record 2.6 Million Trees in 2018

Published: Sep 17, 2018 – 05:15 PM EST

MISSOULA, Mont., Sep. 17 /CSRwire/ - The National Forest Foundation (NFF) is pleased to announce it has planted more than 2.6 million trees in 2018, the largest number of trees planted in a single year by the NFF. "We are thrilled to have...

Consumers Energy Kicks Off Battery Storage Era At Western Michigan University

Published: Sep 17, 2018 – 02:30 PM EST

KALAMAZOO, Mich., Sep. 17 /CSRwire/ - Consumers Energy today ushered in a new technology on the campus of Western Michigan University, starting operation of a new large-scale battery that should store enough energy to power 1,000 homes at any time. "Advances in battery...

Leading Global Investors Managing $6.4 Trillion Call on Companies to Eliminate Deforestation in South American Cattle Production

Published: Sep 14, 2018 – 03:31 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Sep. 14 /CSRwire/ - As carbon pollution from global cattle production and tropical deforestation continues its alarming rise, 44 investors with approximately US $6.4 trillion in assets under management today called on companies sourcing beef and related cattle products to mitigate...

Global Conference on Indigenous Solutions for Environmental Challenges Set for November in Canada

Published: Sep 14, 2018 – 12:24 PM EST

CALGARY, Canada, Sep. 14 /CSRwire/ - A major international conference focused on indigenous legal principles, the environment, and the landmark $12 billion pollution judgment won by rainforest communities in Ecuador against Chevron is scheduled to take placeNovember 10-12 in Banff, Canada. The conference...

Unilever and Walmart Announce Forest Sustainability Initiatives at the Global Climate Action Summit

Published: Sep 13, 2018 – 08:00 PM EST

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Sep. 13 /CSRwire/ - Today, at the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) in San Francisco, USA, Unilever committed to supporting work in Sabah, Malaysia as part of the strategy to achieving a deforestation free supply chain and further reducing emissions. Unilever...

Young Champions of the Earth 2018 announced

Published: Sep 13, 2018 – 11:02 AM EST

‘Amazing new ideas’ on protecting the environment

Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks Bring the Giant Sequoia Forests of California into Classrooms Worldwide

Published: Sep 13, 2018 – 08:45 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Sep. 13 /CSRwire/ - Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks have launched a new digital field trip that explores the challenges, including wildfires, facing our giant sequoia forests. Giant sequoia, the largest living trees on Earth, are found only...

Seventh Generation Commits to Aggressive Science-Based Greenhouse Gas Targets, Zero Waste and 100 Percent Sustainable Sourcing

Published: Sep 12, 2018 – 02:09 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt, Sep. 12 /CSRwire/ - (GlobeNewswire) - Seventh Generation, a leading household and personal care products company and pioneer in the eco-friendly products space, has unveiled its sustainability commitments for 2025 and science-based target goals for 2030. Announced today at the Ceres...

Emerald Brand Launches Emerald Ecovations Materials and Licensing Division

Published: Sep 11, 2018 – 11:30 AM EST

SYOSSET, N.Y., Sep. 11 /CSRwire/ - Emerald Brand, known for its unique, Tree-Free and Plastic-free line of disposable products, has launched the Emerald Ecovations division, which licensees sustainable Tree-Free raw material and finished products to companies and brands across the globe. Tree-Free material...

Chevron Facing Furious Backlash for Using Secret Court to Violate Ecuador Pollution Judgment, Say Ecuadorians

Published: Sep 10, 2018 – 02:30 PM EST

QUITO, Ecuador, Sep. 10 /CSRwire/ - Chevron CEO Michael Wirth is facing a furious backlash from civil society and allegations of racism after his company used a secret trade arbitration court run by private lawyers to try to attack Indigenous peoples and farmer...

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