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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.

CFO Media Roundtable: Get Ready Now for ESG Requirements

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By Jill Klindt

As stakeholders pay more attention to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues, the greatest challenge chief financial officers will face is making sense of the huge amount of ESG data coming our way.

We’ll play a critical role in deciding what to report, how to report, where to report, and when to report.

The Innovative Chemistry Enabling Green Hydrogen

By Denise Dignam
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The increasing frequency of climate-related events worldwide has spurred a growing dialogue about the importance of a clean energy transition. Most believe that the deployment of a comprehensive set of solutions will be required. To be sure, sufficient political will and a focus on innovation will be necessary to make a successful energy transition possible.

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.”

Technology Will Not Replace the Construction Workforce, but It Can Improve It

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Todays’ telecommunications technology aids in nearly every aspect of our lives — we communicate, get directions and decide where to eat, all with a device we can hold in one hand. Personal technology, created to fill specific needs, is designed to solve our problems and make our lives easier; the same goes for technology in the construction industry, explains a recent article in For Construction Pros.

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
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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.

Black & Veatch's Electric Vehicle Charging Expertise Helps Accelerate 'Charge Ready' in Southern California

EV charging program helps deliver 12 stations to Palm Springs Cathedral City High School
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., January 10, 2022 /3BL Media/ - With communities across Southern California seeking to accelerate electric vehicle adoption efforts, Black & Veatch announces the completion of 12 charging stations at Cathedral City High School (CCHS) in Palm Springs, California. The project, a key component in local decarbonization efforts, was made possible through ‘Charge Ready,’ a program from public utility Southern California Edison (SCE) launched to add charging stations in its service area.

North Carolina Coastal Land Trust and Enviva Forest Conservation Fund Protect Historic Wetlands of the Albemarle-Pamlico Estuary

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GREENVILLE, S.C., January 10, 2022 /3BL Media/ - A nearly 800-acre property in Bertie and Hertford Counties in North Carolina has been permanently conserved thanks to a purchase by the North Carolina Coastal Land Trust, with assistance from The Enviva Forest Conservation Fund.

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