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President Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali Announces Expansion of Protected Areas in Guyana at 2024 Concordia Amazonas Summit

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, July 18, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In a landmark announcement during the 2024 Concordia Amazonas Summit last week, President Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali revealed plans to double Guyana's protected areas, currently covering around 8.4% of the country's landmass, within 18 months. The announcement was made during the opening dinner of the Summit at the president's home, featuring President Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali along with H.E. Iván Duque, Former President of the Republic of Colombia and Chair of the Concordia Amazonas Initiative, Matthew Swift, Co-Founder, President & CEO of Concordia, and Vickram Bharrat, Minister of Natural Resources, Guyana.

EnergyCAP Eco Champion Award Winners Announced

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., May 2, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In the inaugural EnergyCAP Eco Champion Awards, leaders in sustainability and energy efficiency were celebrated across a diverse range of industries and use cases. All awards are based on submissions from the 2023 calendar year. EnergyCAP is a leading provider of energy and sustainability enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions.

EnergyCAP earns 2024 Environment+Energy Leader Top Product Award

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., April 22, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EnergyCAP proudly announces that it has been awarded a coveted Top Product of the Year Award in the Environment+Energy Leader Awards program. This year marks a milestone as the program divides accolades into six innovative categories, tailoring recognition to specific sustainability and energy management excellence sectors. EnergyCAP's suite of solutions, UtilityManagement™, CarbonHub™, and SmartAnalytics™, together earned a top spot in the Software & Cloud category.

Concordia Announces Strategic Partnership with the Fund for Nature Centered Around the Concordia Amazonas Initiative

MIAMI, Fla., April 22, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This morning at its 2024 Americas Summit, Concordia - the leading public-private sector convener - announced a partnership with CrossBoundary Group's Fund for Nature (FFN). The announcement was made publicly during the session Expanding Access to Capital for Nature-Based Carbon Projects featuring H.E. Iván Duque, Former President of the Republic of Colombia and Chair of the Concordia Amazonas Initiative, Kate Wharton, Managing Director and Head of Natural Capital at CrossBoundary, and Matthew Swift, Co-Founder, President & CEO of Concordia. [UPDATED]

California Safe Schools Honors Earth Day Champions and Celebrates its 26th Anniversary of Environmental Protection

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 19, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- California Safe Schools (CSS) celebrates 7 Earth Day Champions for their extraordinary achievements and mindfulness of future generations. "California Safe Schools proudly honors these individuals whose dedication and resolve make the world a better place and inspire others," affirms Robina Suwol, Executive Director of California Safe Schools.

Spodak Dental Group Celebrates Earth Month with 11th Annual Beach Cleanup

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., April 10, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Spodak Dental Group team participated in their 11th Annual Beach Cleanup as part of Earth Month, with a goal to help rid waste on Delray Beach's local beach. The cleanup was held Saturday, April 6 at Delray Beach, South Tower 3, and a team of 67 volunteers picked up more than 200 pounds of trash.

Approximately $150 Million Available for Wildlife Habitat Projects

SAINT PAUL, Minn., April 9, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council (LSOHC) last week issued its annual Call for Funding Request from the Outdoor Heritage Fund. Approximately $150 million will be available for both metro and statewide grants to aid Minnesota habitat restoration, protection and enhancement.

California Safe Schools Celebrates its 25th Anniversary Honoring Environmental Health Heroes!

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 27, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Monday, December 4, 2023 at the California Endowment in historic downtown Los Angeles, California Safe Schools, a celebrated children's environmental health and environmental justice non-profit celebrated its 25th Anniversary with an event called "Your Life is Now" honoring seven trailblazing health and safety heroes and organizations.

Renowned Climate Activist and HBCU Green Fund Founder, Felicia Davis, Unveils Empowering Global Youth Initiatives at COP28

ATLANTA, Ga. and WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 14, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Distinguished climate activist and founder of the HBCU Green Fund, Felicia Davis, took center stage at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) in Dubai, making groundbreaking announcements that underscore the organization's commitment to global climate action and youth empowerment.

Legacy Launch Pad Publishing Releases ‘Sustainability in the Air’ to Offer Climate Change Hope

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 1, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Legacy Launch Pad Publishing proudly presents "Sustainability in the Air: The Innovators Helping the Aviation Industry Take Climate Action" (ISBN: 978-1-956955-80-4 [ebook]; 978-1-956955-81-1 [paperback]), co-authored by Shashank Nigam and Dirk Singer, respectively the Founder & CEO and the Head of Sustainability of aviation consulting firm SimpliFlying.

Announcing the Launch of the Green Chemistry Teaching and Learning Community (GCTLC)

WILMINGTON, Mass., Oct. 10, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Beyond Benign, in partnership with sponsors and partners including the American Chemical Society Green Chemistry Institute (ACS GCI), is excited to announce the launch of the Green Chemistry Teaching and Learning Community (GCTLC): an online hub for everyone in the green chemistry community to share, connect, learn, and grow together.

Black Women in STEM Pen New Children’s Science and Nature Book for HBCU Green Fund’s Publishing Arm Launch

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 12, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fostering their continued efforts to create innovative programs to lead the charge in building a more sustainable future, the HBCU Green Fund, founded by environmental leader, Felicia Davis, has launched a self-titled publishing brand. Their first release, "MSITU: The Old-Growth Forest," is written by three women in STEM, Spelman college students and alumna, Serena Echols, Imani Blue and Nia McKenzie, and illustrated by Niara Powell.

Aravenda Among Select Startups Chosen for Google Accelerator Program Dedicated to Supporting Women Founders

FAIRFAX, Va., Aug. 18, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Aravenda, a Techstars and VIPC portfolio company, has proudly secured a spot as 1 of 11 companies in the prestigious Google for Startups Accelerator: Women Founders. This significant accomplishment spotlights Aravenda's leadership in propelling innovation within the market of resale software, while simultaneously establishing a benchmark for sustainable practices in the resale market.

California’s Sacramento River Trail and Rail Trail Inducted into Rails-to-Trails Conservancy’s Hall of Fame

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 10, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC), the nation's largest trails advocacy organization, today announced that California's Sacramento River Rail Trail and Sacramento River Trail will be inducted to its iconic Hall of Fame.

Kona Village, A Rosewood Resort is First Hawaiian Hotel to Receive LEED v4 Gold Certification

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii, July 26, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After a massive renovation of an iconic resort that prioritized resource conservation, sustainable operations, and care for local culture, Kona Village, A Rosewood Resort has received LEED Gold certification, sustainability consulting firm VCA Green announced today.

Children’s Health Champion California Safe Schools Celebrates 25th Anniversary and Honors Earth Day Heroes

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 25, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Founded by Robina Suwol in 1998, California Safe Schools (CSS) is a children's environmental health and environmental justice non-profit. CSS achieved national and international prominence by spearheading the Los Angeles Unified School District's (LAUSD) Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Policy, and for the past 25 years been a leader in protecting children's health and the environment.

Taylor Wilshire and the Wilshire Foundation again win the Global Excellence Award (GEA) for 2023

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 21, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) --- Taylor Wilshire and the Wilshire Foundation have again won the Global Excellence Award (GEA) from the Consortium of International Social and Financial Responsibility (CISFR). This award highlights the Wilshire Foundation's outstanding success in creating sustainable solutions through partnership, innovation, and best practices in order to advance its mission of eradicating poverty by fostering development and promoting affordable, reliable, and sustainable energy for all.

Domaine Carneros Celebrates Sustainability for Earth Day 2023 – PowerFlex Microgrid represents Next Generation of Solar Power

NAPA, Calif., April 14, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Earth Day 2023 brings a vibrant green to the terrain and vineyards of Domaine Carneros as the 2022-23 winter rains have provided much needed relief from the past five years of draught in California. 2023 will mark a significant advance in the winery's record of sustainability when a new solar microgrid and battery system comes online, providing the winery over 75% energy independence.

HBCU Green Fund Atlanta University Fellows Spend Spring Break Planting Trees in a Rural African Village to Fight Climate Change

ATLANTA, Ga., April 13, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A group of HBCU Green Fund Fellows from Atlanta University Center recently dedicated their spring break embedded in an African village on the border of Senegal and Mauritania building a tree shelter, planting trees and digging a well in their ongoing efforts to help the vulnerable communities that are most impacted by the effects of climate change, but contribute the least.

Approximately $140 Million Available for Wildlife Habitat Projects

SAINT PAUL, Minn., April 4, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council (LSOHC) Saturday issued its annual Call for Funding Request from the Outdoor Heritage Fund. Approximately $140 million will be available for both metro and statewide grants to aid Minnesota habitat restoration, protection and enhancement.

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