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Net-Works: The world's first inclusive business model to recycle discarded fishing nets Made in the Philippines and now primed to go global

Net-Works: The world's first inclusive business model to recycle discarded fishing nets Made in the Philippines and now primed to go global Net-Works™ tackles ocean pollution with a sustainable supply chain solution that provides a net positive social, environmental and business impact @Nets2Carpet

Interface, the world's leading carpet tile manufacturer, along with conservation charity, the Zoological Society of London (ZSL), provided an update on the progress of Net-Works in the Philippines. Funded in part by United Kingdom government's Darwin Initiative, the Net-Works program is primed for global expansion. Net-Works is the first inclusive business model of its kind to combine the conservation and livelihood expertise of ZSL and the business know-how of Interface to integrate fishing communities in the Philippines into the global carpet company's supply chain as a source of recycled nylon.

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Aflac Ranked in Top 10 on Newsweek's U.S. 500 Green Rankings for 2015

Lands at No. 16 on Global 500 List

Aflac, the leading provider of voluntary insurance at the work site in the United States, is ranked No. 9 in Newsweek's 2015 Green Rankings for the U.S. 500 and No. 16 for the Global 500. The U.S. 500 consists of the 500 largest publicly traded companies headquartered in the U.S. by market capitalization as of December 31, 2014. The Global 500 consists of the 500 largest publicly traded companies in the world by market capitalization as of December 31, 2014.

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Savannah Riverkeeper Launches Fundraising Campaign to Push Back the Pipeline

 

Environmental watchdog Savannah Riverkeeper, a Waterkeeper Alliance organization, has launched a fundraising campaign to support their efforts within the Push Back the Pipeline coalition. The group, of which SRK is a founding member, formed early in 2015 and represents concerned citizens, landowners and other organizations who oppose the Palmetto Pipeline.

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New Report: More Extreme Heat is Coming to the Southeast

Georgia Businesses, Agriculture, and Health at Risk

The Southeastern United States and Texas are uniquely at risk from climate change, according to a new report released today by the Risky Business Project – a non-partisan initiative Chaired by Hank Paulson, Michael R. Bloomberg, and Tom Steyer. The report also finds that across the region there is potential to significantly reduce these risks if policymakers and business leaders act to reduce emissions and adapt to a changing climate.

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