February 29, 2020

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Arbor Day Foundation Announces Initial Planting Locations for 20 Million #TeamTrees Trees

Posted: Jan 09, 2020 – 02:00 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb., Jan. 09 /CSRwire/ - The Arbor Day Foundation is launching domestic and international planting projects to fulfill its commitment to plant more than 21.5 million trees funded by #TeamTrees, a viral crowdfunding campaign driven by YouTubers MrBeast (Jimmy Donaldson) and Mark...

JetBlue Prepares its Business for a New Climate Reality

Posted: Jan 07, 2020 – 06:51 PM EST

NEW YORK, Jan. 07 /CSRwire/ - JetBlue (Nasdaq: JBLU) today announced that it will offset carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) from jet fuel for all domestic JetBlue flights beginning in July 2020, making it the first major U.S. airline to take this critical and...

Clean Energy Act Will Ensure Virginia is a Leader in the Net-Zero Emissions Future

Posted: Dec 26, 2019 – 09:13 AM EST

Dec. 26 /CSRwire/ - Ceres welcomes new clean energy legislation unveiled this week by Virginia lawmakers to transform the electricity grid and ensure Virginia leads the way in the transition to a net-zero emissions future. At a press conference Thursday morning, Virginia Sen....

Field to Market Announces Election of Two New Members to the Board of Directors

Posted: Dec 19, 2019 – 02:57 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 /CSRwire/ - Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture recently welcomed two new members to its Board of Directors, with balanced representation of three representatives from each of the Alliances five membership sectors, Affiliate, Agribusiness, Brands Retail, Civil Society...

Dignity Health Sports Park Partners With Volta to Provide Free Electric Vehicle Charging

Posted: Dec 18, 2019 – 04:58 PM EST

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 18 /CSRwire/ - In conjunction with the Protect the Pitch program, which continues to lead the industry in stadium sustainability and clean energy efforts, Dignity Health Sports Park has installed 12 new Volta electric vehicle charging stations that will be...

Mitsubishi Corporation Foundation Announces New Grants

Posted: Dec 18, 2019 – 08:55 AM EST

NEW YORK, Dec. 18 /CSRwire/ - On November 14, 2019, the Board of Directors of the Mitsubishi Corporation Foundation for the Americas (MCFA) approved new multi-year grants to: Equitable Origin, for further development and promotion of a Rights and Resources Hub that aims...

Regional Pact to Tackle Transportation Emissions Presents a Bold Vision for a Clean Transportation Future

Posted: Dec 17, 2019 – 05:04 PM EST

Dec. 17 /CSRwire/ - Influential companies from across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic are praising governors today for advancing plans to modernize the regions transportation system while reducing pollution from cars and trucks. Twelve states (Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey,...

COP25 Negotiation Results Fail to Respond to Calls to Close Ambition Gap and Step up Action at Speed and Scale the Paris Agreement Demands

Posted: Dec 16, 2019 – 06:08 PM EST

Dec. 16 /CSRwire/ - Sue Reid, vice president of climate and energy at Ceres, released this statement following the closing of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Madrid (COP25) on Sunday. Inside and outside the halls of COP25, investors, companies and leaders...

Plate Waste in US Cafeterias Could Total 530,000 Tons per Year

Posted: Dec 09, 2019 – 07:57 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 09 /CSRwire/ - Today, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) released Food Waste Warriors: A Deep Dive Into Food Waste in US Schools. The report, which gathered information from WWFs Food Waste Warriors education program, analyzed post-service food waste in 46 schools...

Ecolab Joins the U.N. Global Compact's Business Ambition for 1.5⁰C

Posted: Dec 09, 2019 – 07:52 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn., Dec. 09 /CSRwire/ - Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, today announced that it will align its operations and supply chain to the U.N. Global Compacts Business Ambition for 1.5⁰C, and will work...

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