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3 ways the Best Companies to Work For Helped Employees Endure an Unprecedented Year – Fortune

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Written by Emma Hinchliffe

“It can be easy to be a great company when times are perfect,” one employee wrote this year. “But they have shown they are a great company when times are more uncertain.” No business was immune …

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Oil Trade Group Is Poised to Endorse Carbon Pricing – WSJ

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Written by Ted Mann and Timothy Puko

WASHINGTON—The oil industry’s top lobbying group is preparing to endorse setting a price on carbon emissions in what would be the strongest signal yet that oil and gas producers are ready to accept …

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Career Resources for Social Impact Students

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Here is a list of internship & job boards, industry conferences, and additional resources for students interested in social impact.

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Internship & Job Boards for Energy & Environmental Sustainability

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A list of top internship & job boards for the industry:

 

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How Patagonia and Allbirds Set the Pace on Their Journey as Sustainable Leaders – B The Change

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B Corps Tackle the Impending Climate Crisis While Sharing Innovative Practices and Materials

Patagonia and Allbirds, two companies inspired by the natural world, are known as industry leaders when it comes to environmental advocacy and sustainable practices. But their …

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Texas Deep Freeze Is a Reminder That Bad Weather Is Getting Worse – BU Today

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A BU earth and environment scientist talks about the trouble we should have seen coming and what could lie ahead.

Last week’s cross-continental deep freeze was a stunning weather event in what appears to be a cascade of extreme weather …

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Blueprint For A Climate Breakthrough – Fortune

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Fortune worked with Bill Gates and his colleagues at Breakthrough Energy and Gates Ventures to put together this extensive package of stories on the signal crisis of our age. That crisis is not the COVID-19 pandemic, as monumental as its …

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WTTC Measures Travel’s Social Impact – TTRW

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Written by TTR Weekly

LONDON, 15 February 2021: The World Travel & Tourism Council has released a study illustrating the industry’s role as a driver of social impact.

WTTC’s Social Impact Paper shows tourism drives economic growth and enhances social …

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Designing a Better Future for Racial Diversity in the Fashion Industry – B The Change

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Written by Bark Media

As our cultural consciousness shifts amid a global pandemic and reckoning with racism, fashion is one of many industries holding a mirror to its own lack of representation. While Black-owned brands are gaining the long-overdue recognition …

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BASF to Add 90 MW Total of Wind and Solar Power Contracts in Texas – Renewable Energy World

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German chemical company, BASF, and EDF Energy North America signed a 35-MW wind power purchase agreement (PPA) that will bring 25 MW of wind power to BASF’s Verbund site in Freeport, Texas, and 10 MW of wind power to the …

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