Carbon footprint

Skechers Announces Global Partnership With the Nature Conservancy and Launches Our Planet Matters Recycled Collection

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 2:00pm

In addition, Skechers has created Our Planet Matters, a new collection of sustainable mens, womens, and childrens product which utilizes recycled materials in its designs to help reduce the Companys environmental impact.

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  • In addition, Skechers has created Our Planet Matters, a new collection of sustainable mens, womens, and childrens product which utilizes recycled materials in its designs to help reduce the Companys environmental impact.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211130005278/en/
    Skechers is partnering for a purpose: teaming up with The Nature Conservancy to protect the world's lands and waters as it launches its Our Planet Matters sustainable collection.
  • And Our Planet Matters is a natural step in that direction, said Michael Greenberg, president of Skechers.
  • The Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends.

JARS to partner with Agnetix Lighting Technology for large-scale vertical farm in Arizona

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 2:15pm

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --JARS Cannabis has selected Smart Horticulture Lighting technology leader, Agnetix, for a new high-tech vertical farming project in Phoenix, Arizona.

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  • SAN DIEGO, Nov. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --JARS Cannabis has selected Smart Horticulture Lighting technology leader, Agnetix, for a new high-tech vertical farming project in Phoenix, Arizona.
  • Purpose built for Agnetix lighting, this new state-of-the-art facility will feature over 2000 liquid-cooled PHENOM luminaires in a high energy density double-tiered configuration.
  • JARS Director of Cultivation, Ian Haselmire, spoke about why they were drawn to Agnetix: "JARS began this project with a simple goal: build a highly effective vertical cannabis farm.
  • The Agnetix system includes highly efficient, water-cooled LED lighting, environmental sensors, AI (Artificial Intelligence) imagers, data, and real-time monitoring solutions.

Sowing the seeds of green NFTs

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 2:00pm

Deepak and Poonacha believe that healthy soil produces more nutrient-rich food, which, in turn, creates a healthier mind, body and soil.

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  • Deepak and Poonacha believe that healthy soil produces more nutrient-rich food, which, in turn, creates a healthier mind, body and soil.
  • The first drop comes from Game of Thrones star, Emilia Clarke, who is launching a series of NFTs to support her SameYou charity.
  • "We are in the early stages of new generation tech with NFT's and the metaverse.
  • "Since NFTs took off earlier this year, concerns have (rightfully) been raised about their environmental impact.

Oberon Fuels Expands Team to Drive Commercial Production

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 2:00pm

There is growing interest from governments, businesses and industries to reduce emissions and lower their carbon footprint which is driving demand for our renewable DME, said Cinch Munson, Vice President for Commercial Development at Oberon Fuels.

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  • There is growing interest from governments, businesses and industries to reduce emissions and lower their carbon footprint which is driving demand for our renewable DME, said Cinch Munson, Vice President for Commercial Development at Oberon Fuels.
  • The Oberon Fuels model of local feedstock, local production, and local use creates jobs in rural areas, adds value to waste products, and generates a versatile carbon-negative, renewable fuel.
  • Founded in 2010, California-based Oberon Fuels is on a global mission to decarbonize transportation by producing a powerful, enabling molecule, dimethyl ether (DME).
  • In 2013, Oberon Fuels refinery in Brawley, Calif., produced the first fuel-grade DME in North America, and in 2021 produced the first-ever renewable DME in the US.

Georgia Aquarium Partners with Georgia Natural Gas® to launch a new interactive element in its southern sea otter exhibit

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 1:30pm

ATLANTA, Nov. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Aquarium has partnered with Georgia Natural Gas (GNG) to add a new interactive element in its southern sea otter exhibit.

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  • ATLANTA, Nov. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Aquarium has partnered with Georgia Natural Gas (GNG) to add a new interactive element in its southern sea otter exhibit.
  • Through these two interactive games, Georgia Aquarium guests can learn about this important ecological connection in a fun and engaging way.
  • Visit Georgia Aquarium to check out this new interactive installation in their southern sea otter exhibit and to learn more about the importance of reducing carbon emissions and protecting this crucial species.
  • Southern Company Gas serves approximately 4.3 million natural gas customers through its regulated distribution companies in four states with approximately 666,000 retail customers through its companies that market natural gas.

ClimateTrade Powers Carbon-Negative Blockchain Initiatives at Decipher and Art Basel

Monday, November 29, 2021 - 5:42pm

MIAMI, Nov. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ClimateTrade, the leading blockchain-based climate marketplace ,is pioneering thedevelopment of carbon-negative blockchain use cases through several initiatives announced today at the Decipher conference.

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  • MIAMI, Nov. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ClimateTrade, the leading blockchain-based climate marketplace ,is pioneering thedevelopment of carbon-negative blockchain use cases through several initiatives announced today at the Decipher conference.
  • The Green Treasury operates as a blockchain oracle, connecting Algorand's on-chain data with carbon impact information in real time.
  • The company is launching its first auction at Art Basel, an event happening concurrently with Decipher in Miami, with the Crossroadsexhibition.
  • With these initiatives, ClimateTrade shines a light on the need to decarbonise blockchain technology and NFTs, and positions itself as a strategic partner for the green blockchain movement.

Trulieve Cannabis Corp. Issues Inaugural Environmental, Social, and Governance Report

Monday, November 29, 2021 - 1:00pm

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Nov. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - Trulieve Cannabis Corp. (CSE: TRUL) (OTCQX: TCNNF) ("Trulieve" or "the Company"), the largest multi-state operator (MSO) in the United States, today announced the publication of its first Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report (the "Report").

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  • TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Nov. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - Trulieve Cannabis Corp. (CSE: TRUL) (OTCQX: TCNNF) ("Trulieve" or "the Company"), the largest multi-state operator (MSO) in the United States, today announced the publication of its first Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report (the "Report").
  • The Report highlights ESG achievements to date and serves as a foundation for demonstrating how the Company's ESG approach, strategies and commitments are embedded within its core business.
  • "Since Trulieve was founded, our patients, customers and employees have been at the heart of everything we do.
  • "While this is our first report, these principles and initiatives have been core to our business since its beginning.

Power2People: engaging customers in the energy transition

Monday, November 29, 2021 - 12:00pm

Kristian Ruby, Secretary General of Eurelectric said:

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  • Kristian Ruby, Secretary General of Eurelectric said:
    "Most customers are unaware that electric solutions can cut their carbon footprint while saving them money.
  • Stepping up collaboration between the energy ecosystem, governments, financial institutions and customers is critical to closing the yawning information gap that hinders the adoption of carbon neutral, energy efficient, electric solutions."
  • How can we more effectively empower customers in the energy transition?
  • However, 73% to 92% of those who try them are satisfied with new energy services and products, including home energy generation, electric mobility and heating solutions, services for energy savings and access to financial support.

Power2People: engaging customers in the energy transition

Monday, November 29, 2021 - 12:00pm

Kristian Ruby, Secretary General of Eurelectric said:

Key Points: 
  • Kristian Ruby, Secretary General of Eurelectric said:
    "Most customers are unaware that electric solutions can cut their carbon footprint while saving them money.
  • Stepping up collaboration between the energy ecosystem, governments, financial institutions and customers is critical to closing the yawning information gap that hinders the adoption of carbon neutral, energy efficient, electric solutions."
  • How can we more effectively empower customers in the energy transition?
  • However, 73% to 92% of those who try them are satisfied with new energy services and products, including home energy generation, electric mobility and heating solutions, services for energy savings and access to financial support.

Arizona Sonoran Appoints Minviro to Complete Carbon Emissions Framework Review

Monday, November 29, 2021 - 11:30am

Arizona Sonoran Copper Company Inc. (TSX:ASCU) (ASCU or the Company), an emerging US-based copper developer and near-term producer, has engaged London-based Minviro Ltd. to review its carbon emissions framework and determine the best path towards establishing a net-zero CO2 operation at the Cactus Project.

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  • Arizona Sonoran Copper Company Inc. (TSX:ASCU) (ASCU or the Company), an emerging US-based copper developer and near-term producer, has engaged London-based Minviro Ltd. to review its carbon emissions framework and determine the best path towards establishing a net-zero CO2 operation at the Cactus Project.
  • Full details of these key performance indicators will be made available in the Companys management information circular in 2022.
  • George Ogilvie, Arizona Sonoran President and CEO commented, Being proactive about managing our impacts and achieving a net zero operation is at the core of ASCUs corporate and ESG strategy.
  • The launch of the partnership with Minviro will assist our carbon conscious management team to ensure minimal carbon emissions from our operations in the medium-long term and manage our supply chain effectively to support the goals set by the Paris Agreement.