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National Grid US Crosses Milestone, Connects 3 GW of Clean Distributed Generation

Press Release

WALTHAM, Mass., January 19, 2022 /3BL Media/ - National Grid announced today that the company has reached a milestone in connecting more than three gigawatts (GW) of renewable distributed generation across its network.

With 3 GW total of renewable distributed generation now connected to its network, enough to power approximately 600,000 homes, National Grid is the #2 utility in the nation for non-residential solar installations and #7 for residential solar installations. 

Fifth Third Announces Acquisition of Dividend Finance

A leading national point-of-sale lender in the high growth solar and sustainable home solutions industries
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CINCINNATI, January 19, 2022 /3BL Media/ – Fifth Third Bancorp today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Dividend Finance, a leading fintech point-of-sale (POS) lender, providing financing solutions for residential renewable energy and sustainability-focused home improvement.

Ecolab Ranks #33 on Corporate Knights' 2022 List of the World's Most Sustainable Corporations

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ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 19, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services, has again been named to Corporate Knights' index of the 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World, ranking #33 on the 2022 list. This is the fourth time Ecolab has appeared on the Global 100 Index since 2015.

Advance Planning, Future-Proofing Key to Unlocking Worldwide Fleet Electrification

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As calls for sustainability and global decarbonization rise, the electrification of commercial fleets — many from high-profile companies like Amazon and FedEx — has become commonplace. But as medium- to heavy-duty vehicles continue their transition away from the combustion engine, concerns are rising that power utilities will be unable to meet the increasing demand for electricity supply.

Ecocentricity Blog: Reflecting on Corporate Sustainability, Climate Change, and the (Electric) Road Ahead

A Q&A with John A. Lanier and Jeff Gowdy
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This week's blog is a conversation on the state of corporate sustainability and how it intersects with climate change between John Lanier, executive director of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation, and his friend Jeff Gowdy, a director at the sustainability consultancy Sustainserv, and an adjunct professor at Vanderbilt University.

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This week's blog is a conversation on the state of corporate sustainability and how it intersects with climate change between John Lanier, executive director of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation, and his friend Jeff Gowdy, a director at the sustainability consultancy Sustainserv, and an adjunct professor at Vanderbilt University.

Sunny Misser: A Visionary in the New Business Environment

When Sunil (Sunny) A. Misser joined AccountAbility to become its CEO, it was with the aim of filling a gap in the market that he had identified – the “One-Stop-Shop for all things Sustainability.”
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Originally Published on CFI.co.

Misser is very direct when it comes to defining today’s AccountAbility and its purpose.

“We are not an advocacy platform or an activist forum – we are an expert ESG advisory firm that provides objective counsel to CEO’s and Boards on how to improve their business performance.”

Hydrogen Blending Project Now Operational, Reducing Carbon Footprint of Natural Gas Delivered by Enbridge Gas

GTA residents could soon be cooking with gas. Hydrogen gas, that is.
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Enbridge Gas Inc. and project partner Cummins Inc. announced today that North America’s first hydrogen blending initiative is fully operational, and successfully serving the southern Ontario city of Markham.

Enbridge Gas now has the capacity to deliver blended gas—that is, clean hydrogen injected into the natural gas distribution network to reduce the fuel’s carbon footprint—to about 3,600 customers in Markham.

Enviva Releases Its Second Annual Corporate Sustainability Report

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic backdrop, Enviva made important progress on core commitments supporting people and forests and combatting climate change
Press Release

BETHESDA, Md., January 13, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Enviva Inc. (NYSE: EVA), the world’s leading producer of sustainable wood bioenergy, today announced the public release of its Corporate Sustainability Report for the year ending December 31, 2020.

Elite Efficiency: Five Marathon Petroleum Refineries, Company Office Building Join Select Group

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January 13, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Recent recognition from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) demonstrates how Marathon Petroleum’s commitment to energy efficiency doesn’t stop with its operational assets. Five refineries and the company’s San Antonio office building earned 2021 ENERGY STAR® certifications from the agency for achieving energy efficiency levels that rank in the top 25 percent of similar facilities across the country.

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Drucker Institute 2021 Management Top 250 Rankings Includes CSRHub Metrics

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Each year the Drucker Institute ranks America’s Top 250 ‘best run companies’, presented in special coverage from The Wall Street Journal. CSRHub is proud to say that, for a fifth consecutive year, our ESG data is included in Drucker’s ratings’ methodology. 

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