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Restaurants Set Table for Induction Cookware to Increase Efficiency, Reduce Costs

With an increase in interest among its customers, SCE is rolling out a new induction equipment lending program.
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by Caroline Aoyagi-Stom

Regulars at Pepe’s quick service Mexican restaurant in Downey have long enjoyed the popular establishment’s beans and cheese burritos and shredded beef tacos. Now customers may soon enjoy these same dishes prepared on the latest energy-efficient induction equipment.

Schneider Electric Cuts Five Years from its Carbon Neutrality Goal, Establishing Roadmap for the Carbon Neutral World

Company Commits to Three Actions and an Inclusive Growth Transition Plan to Ensure No Communities Are Left Behind
Press Release

NEW YORK, Sept. 26, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Schneider Electric announced today at Climate Week NYC 2019 that it is drastically stepping up its commitment to carbon neutrality with three new actions: (1) accelerating its 2030 goal of carbon neutrality by demonstrating carbon neutrality in its extended ecosystem by 2025, bringing forward its objective by 5 years (2)  achieving net-zero operational emissions by 2030 as part of validated SBT target and (3) engage with suppliers towards a net-zero supply chain by 2050.

Learning the Fundamentals of Renewable Energy Procurement

Nicola Peill-Moelter, Ph.D. Board of Directors, REBA Director of Sustainability Innovation, VMware, Inc.
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Are you new to renewable energy procurement and perhaps a little overwhelmed by all its complexities? I was too back in 2015, after Akamai Technologies committed to powering 50% of its global network operations with renewable energy. As Akamai’s senior director of environmental sustainability at the time, I was tasked with executing the goal.

Republic Services First U.S. Recycling and Solid Waste Services Provider to Set SBTi-Approved Science-Based Target to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Company Committed to 35 Percent Reduction by 2030
Press Release

PHOENIX, September 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) has become the first U.S. recycling and solid waste services provider to have its emissions reduction target approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi)1 as consistent with levels required to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.

Republic Services First U.S. Recycling and Solid Waste Services Provider to Set SBTi-Approved Science-Based Target to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Company Committed to 35 Percent Reduction by 2030
Press Release

PHOENIX, September 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) has become the first U.S. recycling and solid waste services provider to have its emissions reduction target approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi)1 as consistent with levels required to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.

Duke Energy Aims to Achieve Net-Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050

Summary: 
  • Company accelerates to reducing carbon by at least 50% by 2030
  • Path to zero carbon requires investments in research, technology
  • National leaders applaud bold new goals
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  • Company accelerates to reducing carbon by at least 50% by 2030
  • Path to zero carbon requires investments in research, technology
  • National leaders applaud bold new goals

Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Honored As One of Best Electric Vehicles of 2019 by Autotrader

Summary: 
  • Autotrader’s first-ever list of 12 Best Electric Vehicles recognizes the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid — the first and only electrified minivan
  • The honor is just the latest of more than 120 accolades for the Chrysler Pacifica, the most awarded minivan over the last three years
  • The Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid delivers 82 miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe), an all-electric range of 32 miles and a total range of more than 500 miles
  • The Pacifica Hybrid is among the top five best-selling plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) in the industry
Press Release
  • Autotrader’s first-ever list of 12 Best Electric Vehicles recognizes the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid — the first and only electrified minivan
  • The honor is just the latest of more than 120 accolades for the Chrysler Pacifica, the most awarded minivan over the last three years
  • The Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid delivers 82 miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe), an all-electric range of 32 miles and a total range of more than 500 miles
  • The Pacifica Hybrid is among the top five best-selling plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) in the industry

Pentair Corporate Responsibility Report Showcases Smart, Sustainable Water Solutions

Press Release

LONDON, September 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Global water treatment company Pentair announces the release of its 2018 Corporate Responsibility (CR) Report, highlighting its efforts to make a positive impact on the health of the world with its people, resources, technology and values focused on its mission of delivering smart, sustainable water solutions.

Record 515 Institutional Investors Managing $35 Trillion in Assets Urge Governments to Step up Ambition to Tackle Climate Change

Summary: 
  • Largest-ever group of investors to call on governments to phase out thermal coal power worldwide, put a price on carbon pollution, end government subsidies for fossil fuels, update and strengthen nationally-determined contributions by 2020
  • New report finds more investor climate action than ever before — 1,200 investors took action on climate change in line with The Investor Agenda in its first year
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  • Largest-ever group of investors to call on governments to phase out thermal coal power worldwide, put a price on carbon pollution, end government subsidies for fossil fuels, update and strengthen nationally-determined contributions by 2020
  • New report finds more investor climate action than ever before — 1,200 investors took action on climate change in line with The Investor Agenda in its first year

AIDA President Felix Eichhorn Presents Green Cruising Strategy at UNWTO Summit in Saint Petersburg

Press Release

ROSTOCK, Germany, September 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ How can we use innovations to tackle climate change? That was one of the central questions at the UNWTO summit meeting which took place in Saint Petersburg (Russia) from September 10–13, 2019. AIDA Cruises President Felix Eichhorn had been invited to discuss approaches for achieving climate targets with high-ranking representatives of the member countries of the UN world organization for tourism.

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