Natural environment

Avient Releases Sustainability Report, Announces Sustainability Goals for 2030

Monday, October 26, 2020 - 8:30pm

The report highlights the company's approach, contributions and progress related to its four cornerstones of Sustainability: People, Products, Planet and Performance.

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  • The report highlights the company's approach, contributions and progress related to its four cornerstones of Sustainability: People, Products, Planet and Performance.
  • The report also establishes Avient's Sustainability Goals for 2030.
  • "Supporting sustainability in all its forms is a defining issue of our time, and we are proud of the many contributions our associates at Avient are making," said Robert M. Patterson, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Avient Corporation.
  • "With the establishment of our ambitious Sustainability Goals for 2030, we continue to meet the needs of the present, while helping to ensure future generations have the ability to do the same."

CASE Consultants International presents the Climate Adaptive Design Symposium - Where Building Science Meets Climate Science

Monday, October 26, 2020 - 1:00pm

The 6th Annual Climate Adaptive Design Symposium Where Building Science Meets Climate Science will provide the latest insights into the building industry of the future.

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  • The 6th Annual Climate Adaptive Design Symposium Where Building Science Meets Climate Science will provide the latest insights into the building industry of the future.
  • "CASE is innovative, nimble, and well-informed, enabling us to meet the moment and concerns of clients," says Michael Waddle, Managing Director, CASE Consultants International, the event organizer in collaboration with AIA-Asheville.
  • Also featured is climate science expert, Sarah Champion, Data Architect for the National Climate Assessment, and a leader within the US Global Climate Research Program.
  • Register for the event online: https://case.simpletix.com/e/60019
    CASE Consultants International applies Climate Arts and Sciences Expertise to inform real-world decisions in climate adaptation, sustainability, and resilience.

Business Reporter: A new level of sustainability

Monday, October 26, 2020 - 9:00am

The European Union is cracking down on plastics waste, as it pushes forward its plans for the Circular Economy.

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  • The European Union is cracking down on plastics waste, as it pushes forward its plans for the Circular Economy.
  • It is limiting the use of single-use plastics and setting tough targets for use of recycled materials.
  • But this process integration brings additional important advantages in terms of sustainability, since it is much more energy-efficient than traditional methods.
  • Based in Vittorio Veneto, Italy, the company employs more than 1100 people, creating a turnover (2019) of 220 million.

Restoration Along Oregon’s John Day River at Longview Ranch

Saturday, October 24, 2020 - 4:59am

For years, the spring runoffs of the John Day River flowed through the ranch, causing massive flooding along the banks.

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  • For years, the spring runoffs of the John Day River flowed through the ranch, causing massive flooding along the banks.
  • In an effort to combat this devastation and reestablish vegetation, Longview Ranch implemented a restoration project , including the introduction of a large number of trees and willows.
  • Longview Ranch s efforts along the John Day River have produced successful riparian zone restoration and the promotion of a rich, biodiverse habitat.
  • Longview Ranch remains committed to responsible, sustainable land-use practices, and has completed a restoration project along the John Day River to reestablish vegetation.

Worldwide Lipstick Industry to 2025 - Key Drivers and Challenges

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 6:30pm

The Global Lipstick Market is forecast to witness a CAGR of over 10% in the coming years and cross $ 16 billion by 2025.

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  • The Global Lipstick Market is forecast to witness a CAGR of over 10% in the coming years and cross $ 16 billion by 2025.
  • To estimate and forecast the market size of the Global Lipstick Market from 2019 to 2025 and growth rate until 2025.
  • To identify drivers and challenges for the Global Lipstick Market.
  • To identify key sustainable strategies adopted by market players in the Global Lipstick Market.

Two companies in Quebec fined a total of $75,000 for breaching the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 3:00pm

The enforcement officers at Environment and Climate Change Canada work tirelessly to ensure that people and businesses comply with Canadian environmental laws.

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  • The enforcement officers at Environment and Climate Change Canada work tirelessly to ensure that people and businesses comply with Canadian environmental laws.
  • On October5,2020, two companies in Quebec150Montral-Toronto Inc. and Recydem Enviro Inc.were fined a total of $75,000 after each pleaded guilty to a charge of breaching the PCB Regulations made under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999.The total amount of the fines will be directed to the Environmental Damages Fund of the Government of Canada.
  • As a result of this conviction, the companies' names will be listed in the Environmental Offenders Registry.
  • The Environmental Offenders Registry contains information on convictions of corporations obtained for breaches of certain federal environmental laws.

Global Organic Fertilizers Suppliers Strategic Positioning and Benchmark Leadership Report 2020 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 11:43am

The "Organic Fertilizers Suppliers Strategic Positioning and Leadership Quadrant" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Organic Fertilizers Suppliers Strategic Positioning and Leadership Quadrant" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Major players in organic fertilizers market have diversified product portfolios, strong geographical reach, and have made several strategic initiatives.
  • The analyst, a leading global management consulting and market research firm, has analyzed the global organic fertilizers suppliers and has come up with a comprehensive research report, "Leadership Quadrant and Strategic Positioning of Organic Fertilizers Suppliers".
  • Using its proprietary research methodology, the analyst has developed a comparative analysis tool, the 'Leadership Quadrant,' which identifies leaders, contenders, visionaries, and specialists in the organic fertilizers market and rates each organic fertilizers producer.

Article - Sustainable forestry: Parliament’s work to fight deforestation

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 12:05am

Parliaments reports highlight the link between the sustainable management of forests and reducing deforestation with achieving the objectives of the EUs Green Deal, the Farm to Fork Strategy and the Biodiversity Strategy.

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  • Parliaments reports highlight the link between the sustainable management of forests and reducing deforestation with achieving the objectives of the EUs Green Deal, the Farm to Fork Strategy and the Biodiversity Strategy.
  • Deforestation is occuring at an alarming rate across the world, leading to the release of greenhouse gases and loss of biodiversity.
  • The EU is a substantial importer of these commodities, and therefore has the capacity to address deforestation through its trade policy.
  • Forests represent a promising green economic sector, with the potential to create an additional 10 to 16 million sustainable forest jobs worldwide.

Unitil Releases Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility Report

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 9:30pm

HAMPTON, N.H., Oct. 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Unitil Corporation (NYSE:UTL) ( unitil.com ) today released its 2020 Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility Report (the CSR) highlighting the Companys efforts and commitment to environmental sustainability, human capital management and corporate governance for calendar year 2019, and its continuing initiatives during 2020.

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  • HAMPTON, N.H., Oct. 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Unitil Corporation (NYSE:UTL) ( unitil.com ) today released its 2020 Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility Report (the CSR) highlighting the Companys efforts and commitment to environmental sustainability, human capital management and corporate governance for calendar year 2019, and its continuing initiatives during 2020.
  • This report expands on the inaugural Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility Report released in March 2019 and provides insight into the projects, programs and strategies that support the expanding sustainability program and Company-wide commitment to ESG initiatives.
  • In this, our second sustainability report, we are pleased to highlight key initiatives that we believe will enhance the sustainability of our Company, our communities, and our planet.
  • The fully web-based, interactive, and mobile-responsive report offers increased transparency and enhanced data disclosures, while also addressing timely sustainability-focused topics.

Keweenaw Land Association Executes Carbon Offset Project with BP Products North America Inc. and Finite Carbon

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 9:01pm

IRONWOOD, Mich., Oct. 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Keweenaw Land Association, Limited (OTC: KEWL) ("Keweenaw" or the Company) announced today that it has executed a carbon offset sale with BP Products North America Inc. (a subsidiary of BP p.l.c).

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  • IRONWOOD, Mich., Oct. 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Keweenaw Land Association, Limited (OTC: KEWL) ("Keweenaw" or the Company) announced today that it has executed a carbon offset sale with BP Products North America Inc. (a subsidiary of BP p.l.c).
  • Finite Carbon will serve as the project developer and provide ongoing project monitoring and reporting.
  • Keweenaws project is being developed under the American Carbon Registrys improved forest management methodology for the voluntary carbon offset market.
  • The voluntary carbon offset market is a critical tool for sustainable forest management, said Sean Carney, President of Finite Carbon.