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SCS Global Services Verified First Carbon Offsets for Sustainable Rice Growing Methodology

Terra Global Capital Earned Carbon Credits for their Project
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SCS Global Services (SCS) would like to congratulate Terra Global Capital on managing the first Greenhouse Gas project to earn carbon credits from rice cultivation. As the third-party verification body, SCS verified this first-of-its-kind offset project under the American Carbon Registry, successfully proving the sustainable rice growing methodology demonstrated greenhouse gas reductions. This project was a prime illustration of innovation and collaboration with the rice growers, the project manager, the verification body, the scheme owner, and partners.

Barclays Infographic | Utilities: Turned On or Tapped Out?

Water solutions that work for utilities
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Barclays | Our Insights

Public water utilities in the U.S. face a crisis that could mean the end of clean, cheap water. As climate variability and extreme weather events affect the quantity and quality of fresh water, the industry is being challenged to deliver services and protect vulnerable infrastructure without driving up prices. New technologies and practices could save costs, preserve infrastructure, and conserve water over the long term.

NRG Energy's Sustainable Operations Goals and Performance

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NRG always looks for ways to systematically improve environmental and community outcomes from our facilities’ operations while ensuring efficiency, reliability and stakeholder value. Focus areas within Sustainable Operations include safety, GHG emissions and carbon utilization, water, industrial waste and biodiversity.

New In-Depth Technology Review Supporting Cement Sector in Further Mitigating Its CO2 Emissions

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Geneva, June 22, 2017 - The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)’s Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI) published a report focusing on the availability of the latest technologies and the need to scale up research and development that can help the cement industry mitigate its greenhouse gas emissions.

Energy Conservation & Emissions in Boeing Operations

Exploring Boeing's top environmental priorities
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**This is the 14th article in a series focusing on The Boeing Company's environmental performance and progress in 2016. Visit www.boeing.com/environment for more information.**

Edison International Continues Support for Greenhouse Gas Reduction Efforts

The company signs “We Are Still In” statement supporting the Paris Climate Agreement
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Edison International joined a growing list of U.S. businesses, universities, state and local leaders in signing an open letter to the international community regarding the Paris accord on climate change.

The company and its utility, Southern California Edison, continue to work to help California meet its ambitious goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030.

Understanding the Cost of Climate Change

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We remain committed to mitigating impacts of climate change by managing our emission intensity through improvements in energy efficiency and portfolio adjustment in the short-term; and transitions to low-carbon energy sources and renewables in the longer term. Toward this effort, we developed an internal pricing mechanism in 2016 to better understand the impact of adopting low-carbon energy alternatives for our operations. 

Click here to see Newmont’s 2016 Sustainability Report, Beyond the Mine.

Top 3 Benefits of Military Microgrids

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The advantages of deploying microgrids are abundant, with sustainability and reliability leading the charge. These are easy to communicate on a community level, but have more specific benefits when installed at military applications. Following on from U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) initiatives aimed at deploying more renewable energy, the cost-savings, distributed energy resource (DER) applications and energy security benefits be gained cannot be overlooked.

Microgrids Save Money        

Unreasonable Impact | One of the World’s Largest Electric Vehicle Fleets Is Providing Tomorrow’s Transportation, Today

by Brittany Lane
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Based in India, Lithium Urban Technologies is pioneering a shift toward more sustainable urban mobility, operating the most productive electric vehicle fleet in the world. This company is India’s first 100 percent, zero emission transport service, providing a large fleet of electric vehicles (EVs) along with highly trained and certified drivers.

Lockheed Martin Selected to Improve Energy Efficiency at Federal Facilities

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DALLAS, June 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been selected for a Department of Energy contract to improve energy and water efficiency at federal facilities. 

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