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ACI Sustainability Report: “Bold Collective Actions” Needed for Transformational Change

American Cleaning Institute Report, “Foundations for Transformation,” Showcases Steps Industry is Taking to Tackle Most Critical Issues
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  • CEO Melissa Hockstad Calls Upon Industry to “Consider Bold Collective Actions…to Drive Momentum” on Sustainability
  • “Cost of Non-Participation Will Eventually Catch-up to Those Who Sit on the Sidelines”
  • 4th Sustainability Report Data Show Reductions in Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Increase in Renewable Energy Use
  • Record 37 ACI Member Companies Contribute to Sustainability Metrics Program 

CA Technologies Releases Latest Sustainability Report

Company Highlights Progress and Commits to Second Greenhouse Gas Reduction Target
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CA Technologies (NASDAQ:CA) announced its commitment to reduce absolute greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 40% by 2030, from a 2015 baseline, in its 8th annual Sustainability Report. The report highlights the company’s continued evolution of corporate social impact, from environmental stewardship to broader societal change. The report also demonstrates how Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) efforts are linked to CA’s business and positively benefits customers, employees and communities around the world.
 

UN's Patricia Espinosa Commends VMware, RE100 Members

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VMware is proud to be a part of the RE100; a global collaboration comprised of influential businesses that are committed to using 100 percent renewable electricity in partnership with The Climate Group and the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP). Today, the initiative is celebrating the addition of its 100th member organization.

Duke Energy’s $1 Million Grant Adds 200 EV Charging Stations Across North Carolina

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Between Main Street’s flowering trees and the patchwork facades of historic buildings, the Shute Family Parking Garden provides about 60 parking spaces for downtown Monroe, N.C. Soon, the parking garden will become even more green when the city installs its first electric vehicle charging station.

Kimberly-Clark Reports Year One Results of Sustainability 2022 Program

Priority programs and partnerships create social, environmental and business value
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DALLAS, June 30, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Kimberly-Clark Corporation today published its annual report on sustainability, providing the first update on the company's global progress toward its Sustainability 2022 goals.

Heathrow Publishes Its 2016 Sustainability Performance Report

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Heathrow’s latest Sustainability Performance Report demonstrates continued progress on a range of sustainability issues. Key highlights in 2016 include:

Unreasonable Impact | Modern Energy Could Mean the Difference Between Peace and Unrest

by Jigar Shah
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When we think about the things we take for granted, one of the most common is access to basic energy. Turning on a lamp so you can teach your children how to read, watching the evening news, or working into the night on your computer are all basic acts that most of us don’t even consider to be a privilege. Over 500 million people have a mobile phone without a place to charge it at home – a basic convenience needed to conduct commerce.

Unreasonable Impact | Rescuing Old Clothes From Landfills by Turning Them Into New Fabric and Fuel

by Brittany Lane
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Jeplan envisions a circular world in which we take all used or unwanted personal belongings, recycle the materials, and then sell them as new products. Starting with cotton and polyester, this company is reimagining waste disposal, which reduces the use of petroleum and diminishes carbon emissions. Based in Japan, Jeplan has established collection points around the country in collaboration with major retail and apparel brands to gather discarded clothes.

Unreasonable Impact | The Startup That Can Deliver Us from the Age of Fossil Electricity

by Aubrey Sanders
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The World Health Organization attributes more than 4 million deaths each year to exposure to household stove smoke, especially in developing countries with high poverty rates. One Earth Designs developed the SolSource Solar Cooker, which offers an easy-to-use, off-grid cooking solution using only the power of the sun. CEO and Co-Founder Catlin Powers speaks about the power of coal and kerosene alternatives to reduce health risks, lessen harm done to the environment, and empower women.

Barclays | Green Growth

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Barclays continues its commitment to the renewable energy sector with a refinancing package of £47m for Tirgwynt onshore wind farm in mid-Wales.

Barclays has agreed refinancing for a Welsh wind farm that will provide enough renewable energy to power 21,500 homes.

Tirgwynt, near Carno in Powys, mid-Wales, is a 12-turbine onshore wind farm run by Belltown Power, which builds, owns and operates renewable energy sites across the UK.

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