Environment

POTTERY BARN LAUNCHES “POTTERY BARN RENEWED”

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 11:51pm

Pottery Barn , a member of the Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE: WSM) portfolio of brands, together with The Renewal Workshop , the leading provider of circular solutions for apparel and textile brands, today unveils Pottery Barn Renewed.

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  • Pottery Barn , a member of the Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE: WSM) portfolio of brands, together with The Renewal Workshop , the leading provider of circular solutions for apparel and textile brands, today unveils Pottery Barn Renewed.
  • Pottery Barn Renewed extends the life of the brands imperfect and returned items, helping to keep them out of landfills.
  • The launch of Pottery Barn Renewed builds on the promise of exceptional quality and unparalleled value Pottery Barn has delivered for more than 70 years.
  • Pottery Barn now offers products for all life stages and every room in the home through Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Bed and Bath, Pottery Barn Kids, and Pottery Barn Teen.

Magenta Company: Connecting the World With 5G Technology and UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 9:32pm

SEOUL, South Korea, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Magenta Company, SK Telecom,and the Korean National Committee for UNESCOare hostingthe 'SEE TOGETHER CHALLENGE', which will have participants from all over the world record and share UNESCO World Heritage Sites through a 5G-powered live broadcast.

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  • SEOUL, South Korea, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Magenta Company, SK Telecom,and the Korean National Committee for UNESCOare hostingthe 'SEE TOGETHER CHALLENGE', which will have participants from all over the world record and share UNESCO World Heritage Sites through a 5G-powered live broadcast.
  • Participants selected for the 'SEE TOGETHER CHALLENGE' will be sharing UNESCO World Heritage Site(s) for one hour in the form of a live video broadcast with a global audience.
  • SK Telecom expressed hopes that its ICT Technology will deliver vivid, high-resolution videos to make the live streaming of UNESCO World Heritage Sites feel more life-like and enjoyable for viewers.
  • "With nations worldwide at a standstill due to COVID-19, we hope that this event will become an opportunity for people to support and comfort each other while watching and sharing UNESCO World Heritage sites in their individual locations."

Global coalition releases liability roadmap for governments to Make Big Polluters Pay

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 7:14pm

"The liability roadmap is about more than lawsuits and courtrooms," said Sriram Madhusoodanan of Corporate Accountability.

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  • "The liability roadmap is about more than lawsuits and courtrooms," said Sriram Madhusoodanan of Corporate Accountability.
  • "This is about making Big Polluters pay for the havoc they've wreaked by fueling the climate crisis and about forcing them to end their abuses."
  • Last September, international climate organizations launched a global call for Big Polluter liability at the UN Secretary General's Climate Action Summit in New York City.
  • And at COP25 in Madrid, the demands of hundreds of thousands of people to make Big Polluters pay were delivered to government delegates.

Anthem Announces Solar Power Purchase Agreement to Move Company Closer Towards 100 Percent Renewable Energy Goal

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 7:13pm

In 2019, Anthem, Inc. (NYSE: ANTM) made the commitment to invest in and source 100 percent renewable energy by 2025.

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  • In 2019, Anthem, Inc. (NYSE: ANTM) made the commitment to invest in and source 100 percent renewable energy by 2025.
  • As a key step in that strategy, Anthem has announced it has signed a 15-year power purchase agreement with SunEnergy1, a top U.S. solar developer, owner and operator of utility-scale solar projects.
  • Anthem expects the solar field developments to generate enough renewable electricity to power all Anthem offices and data centers across the country.
  • It's good to see employers like Anthem choose renewable energy, and we congratulate them on being part of the solution."

Nebraska Environmental Trust Awards $130,000 Second-Year Grant Funding to Independent Colleges Foundation to Help Complete Sustainability Learning Lab at Bellevue University

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 6:55pm

The Council of Independent Nebraska Colleges Foundation (CINCF) announced today that it has received a $130,000 grant from The Nebraska Environmental Trust (NET) to provide second-year funding in support of a new sustainability learning lab at Bellevue University.

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  • The Council of Independent Nebraska Colleges Foundation (CINCF) announced today that it has received a $130,000 grant from The Nebraska Environmental Trust (NET) to provide second-year funding in support of a new sustainability learning lab at Bellevue University.
  • She added that the lab project exemplifies the active and engaged learning approaches used at private, independent colleges and universities across Nebraska.
  • Bellevue University President Dr. Mary Hawkins said the university is grateful for the continued support of the Sustainability Learning Lab.
  • We appreciate the partnership between CINCF, the Nebraska Environmental Trust and Bellevue University in bringing this project to life, she said.

New Jersey American Water Recognized for Excellence in Water Quality by Partnership for Safe Water

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 6:32pm

New Jersey American Waters Delaware River Regional Water Treatment Plant and Raritan-Millstone Treatment Plant have received the Partnership for Safe Waters Phase III Directors Award for 20 years of water quality excellence.

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  • New Jersey American Waters Delaware River Regional Water Treatment Plant and Raritan-Millstone Treatment Plant have received the Partnership for Safe Waters Phase III Directors Award for 20 years of water quality excellence.
  • The national Partnership for Safe Water awards, which honor the efforts in continuously optimizing water treatment plant and distribution system operation and performance, were recently announced by the American Water Works Association .
  • New Jersey American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), is the largest investor-owned water utility in the state, providing high-quality and reliable water and/or wastewater services to approximately 2.8 million people.
  • American Water provides safe, clean, affordable and reliable water services to our customers to make sure we keep their lives flowing.

Zero Gravity Solutions Appoints Rick Barry, Legendary Basketball Hall of Famer, as Senior Marketing Advisor

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:42pm

Zero Gravity Solutions, Inc. (ZGSI or the Company) (Pink Sheets: ZGSI ), an agricultural biotechnology company, appoints Rick Barry , Basketball Hall of Famer, as Senior Marketing Advisor.

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  • Zero Gravity Solutions, Inc. (ZGSI or the Company) (Pink Sheets: ZGSI ), an agricultural biotechnology company, appoints Rick Barry , Basketball Hall of Famer, as Senior Marketing Advisor.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200918005483/en/
    Rick Barry, Legendary Basketball Hall of Famer, Named as Senior Marketing Advisor for Zero Gravity Solutions (Photo: Business Wire)
    Mr. Barry has long been an advocate for the adoption of environmentally beneficial agricultural practices to his extensive domestic and worldwide relationships.
  • I am excited to be joining another championship team, Zero Gravity Solutions, to assist them with marketing their transformational products, BAM-FX and Gardeners Choice.
  • The commercialization activities are being executed through ZGSIs two operating subsidiaries, BAM Agricultural Solutions, Inc. and Specialty Agricultural Solutions, Inc.

Global Industrial Wastewater Treatment Equipment Market (2020 to 2024) - Featuring Dow, Ecolab, & Hitachi Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:40pm

The "Global Industrial Wastewater Treatment Equipment Market 2020-2024" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Global Industrial Wastewater Treatment Equipment Market 2020-2024" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The industrial wastewater treatment equipment market is poised to grow by $ 4662.10 million during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of 4% during the forecast period.
  • The reports on industrial wastewater treatment equipment market provides a holistic analysis, market size and forecast, trends, growth drivers, and challenges, as well as vendor analysis covering around 25 vendors.
  • This study identifies the advances in industrial wastewater treatment technology as one of the prime reasons driving the industrial wastewater treatment equipment market growth during the next few years.

Financing Nature: Closing the Global Biodiversity Financing Gap

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:21pm

The Paulson Institute, The Nature Conservancy, and the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability today revealed the findings of Financing Nature: Closing the Global Biodiversity Financing Gap report.

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  • The Paulson Institute, The Nature Conservancy, and the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability today revealed the findings of Financing Nature: Closing the Global Biodiversity Financing Gap report.
  • Notably, by tackling harmful subsidies and implementing innovative financing mechanisms and economic policies, governments can play a pivotal role in reducing destructive practices and catalyzing additional financing from the private sector.
  • Continued global biodiversity loss will leave our planet, people, and economies in peril.
  • The Financing Nature report paints a sobering picture of how much new capital must be directed to biodiversity protection.

Awards Identify Groundbreaking Advancements and Engineering Firsts at the 13th Global Infrastructure Leadership Forum

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 8:21pm

CG/LA , the global leader in infrastructure strategy and project development announced the winners of the 2020 Infrastructure Project of the Year Awards at the 13th Global Infrastructure Leadership Virtual Forum.

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  • CG/LA , the global leader in infrastructure strategy and project development announced the winners of the 2020 Infrastructure Project of the Year Awards at the 13th Global Infrastructure Leadership Virtual Forum.
  • The projects are highlighted for their outstanding commitment across five categories: Job Creation, Sustainability/Green Infrastructure, Finance/Funding, Engineering, and Strategic.
  • For three decades CG/LA Infrastructure has served as the foremost thought leader on global infrastructure investment and strategic project development.
  • The firm's globally-recognized Leadership Forum series highlights leading-edge strategies and compelling infrastructure projects accelerating global mobility, sustainability, and overall social impact.