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4 ways companies can build low-carbon supply chains


From McDonald's 2001 commitment to sustainable fish to Walmart’s 2017 Project Gigaton launch, the length and path of these journeys ranges widely.

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Tribute in Light endangers migrating birds

Inhabitat - Innovation

New York City’s annual September 11 Tribute in Light seeks to console a still-damaged city and commemorate those lost in the 2001 Twin Tower attacks. Unfortunately, the stunning beams of light also mesmerize birds, sometimes luring them to their deaths.


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Facility Solutions Group Acquires Greenleaf Energy Solutions

Solar Industry

Founded in 2001, Greenleaf established its foothold as a lighting company and subsequently evolved into the renewables sector. Facility Solutions Group (FSG) has acquired Greenleaf Energy Solutions with the aim of expanding the company’s North America reach.

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PAS 402 certification is Scottish standout for Perthshire waste management firm

Envirotec Magazine

Established in 2001, Binn Group has grown to become one of Scotland’s largest independent providers of integrated recycling and waste management services. To maintain the PAS 402 standard, the company has committed to ongoing adherence to various high-performance specifications.

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Rosario, Argentina Uses Urban Farming to Tackle Economic and Climate Crises

The City Fix

When the country’s economy collapsed in 2001, a quarter of Rosario’s workforce was suddenly unemployed; more than half of its population dropped below the poverty line. The residents of Rosario, Argentina’s third-largest city, are no strangers to crises. Faced with. Continue reading on

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Uruguay’s green power revolution: rapid shift to wind shows the world how it’s done

The Guardian: Energy

After a period of volatility in the 1980s, the crude oil price per barrel had reached one its lowest points – $20 – at the end of 2001 but then, over the course of six years, it tripled before a new oil shock saw prices surpass those of the 1970s, reaching a record $145 a barrel on 3 July 2008. Uruguay imports its oil, so it had a problem.

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The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes Encourages Youth to Save the Planet

Green Living Guy

Established in 2001 by author T. Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes is a national award that celebrates inspiring, public-spirited young people from across the U.S. and Canada. Barron, the Barron Prize annually honors 25 outstanding young leaders ages 8 to 18 who have made a significant […].