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EV Veterans Honor SCE’s ‘Dean’ of Electric Vehicles

The retirement celebration becomes a reunion of electric car trailblazers.
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by Paul Griffo, Energized by Edison Writer

By the early 2000s, the battery electric car in America seemed all but dead.

General Motors had stopped making its EV1 electric car, and, after more than a decade of modest progress, not much else was on the horizon for the movement to popularize electric vehicles.

The Alliance to Save Energy Names Four Innovators as 2019 Stars of Energy Efficiency

Ingersoll Rand to receive Star Efficiency Award for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and energy intensity of its operations
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WASHINGTON, July 10, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Alliance to Save Energy on Wednesday announced it would be awarding Alabama Power, Ingersoll Rand, OhmConnect, and Pepco Holdings its 2019 Stars of Energy Efficiency, celebrating their accomplishments in pioneering new ways to use energy more effectively. The awards reflect a new emphasis on reducing energy use through integrated and automated technologies, on-demand efficiency opportunities that can better balance electrical grid loads, and corporate leadership in speeding the deployment of efficiency solutions.

Asia Aligns Power Infrastructure Investments to Meet Dynamic Energy Transition Needs

Black & Veatch’s new regional leader brings focus to integrated conventional, renewable, distributed generation and the power grid
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BANGKOK, July 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Governments across Asia are tapping on innovations in generation, transmission and distribution technologies to fulfil their energy transition ambitions.

At the core of the energy transition is the need to address the increasing power demand that follows rapid population and economic growth along with the continued need for conventional power sources.

An Olympic Homecoming: In 2021, IOC Session Returns to Athens, Where Olympic Legacy Stands Tall

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The Olympic Games Athens 2004 were considered a “homecoming”: Greece was the birthplace of the ancient Olympic Games and host of the inaugural Olympic Games of the modern era in 1896. Despite challenges related to the post-Games use of some of the Olympic venues, the Games did not disappoint their hosts: they created wide-ranging benefits, which the Greek capital enjoys to this day.  

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The Olympic Games Athens 2004 were considered a “homecoming”: Greece was the birthplace of the ancient Olympic Games and host of the inaugural Olympic Games of the modern era in 1896. Despite challenges related to the post-Games use of some of the Olympic venues, the Games did not disappoint their hosts: they created wide-ranging benefits, which the Greek capital enjoys to this day.  

Advancing Human Health Through the WELL Portfolio program

Leading global companies demonstrate commitment to health through a portfolio-wide approach
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NEW YORK, July 9, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) today celebrated the leading companies who have been involved in developing the WELL Portfolio program, which enables organizations to enhance their spaces and improve human well-being at scale by applying the WELL Building Standard (WELL), the world’s leading health-focused building standard. These early participants were involved in the WELL Portfolio pilot, working to develop and evolve the program alongside IWBI.

Ceres Praises New Bill That Will Help Ensure Safe and Affordable Drinking Water for 1 Million Californians

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Ceres joins other environmental and community advocates and many California businesses in welcoming a major legislative victory today after state lawmakers approved a bill that will help ensure more than 1 million Californians have safe and affordable drinking water. 

Dell Technologies Publishes Its FY19 Corporate Social Responsibility Report & Demonstrates Early Completion of Much of Its 2020 Plan

Dell Technologies releases its final report on its 2020 goals
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Today Dell Technologies released its final progress report against our 2020 Legacy of Good Plan. You’ll recall we established this plan back in 2013 to put our technology and talents to work where they can do the most good for people and the planet.

Ecolab Ahead of Pace to Save Enough Water for 1 Billion People

2018 sustainability report highlights how the company is helping businesses accelerate meaningful change
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July 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies, has released its 2018 corporate sustainability report, Accelerating Meaningful Change, which highlights its work with leading companies throughout the world to reduce environmental impact and drive cost savings. The 2018 publication is Ecolab’s 12th annual corporate sustainability report. 
 

CNH Industrial Wins the ‘Valor Inovação Brasil’ Award for the Second Consecutive Year

The Company was ranked first in the Automotive and Large Vehicles sector, and for the first time was classified amongst the ten most innovative companies in Brazil.
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LONDON, July 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ Innovation, which for many years was a defining feature of tech startups, has now become key for all businesses, no matter the segment in which they operate or geographic location. Innovation is at the heart of CNH Industrial (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI), and a core value for all 12 of its brands and businesses.

Sustainability and Automation: Two Megatrends Reshaping the Commercial & Industrial Space

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$10 trillion dollars. If you run, work for, or are seeking to invest in a global company, this is a figure that should be top of mind. $10 trillion is larger than the annual GDP of all but two of the world’s economies. $10 trillion is nearly double the market cap of the Dow Jones Industrial Average companies. And yet, $10 trillion is just a fraction of the financial might working to transform how companies view and invest in sustainability.

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