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GM Earns 2019 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year for Sustained Excellence

Companywide efforts to reduce energy intensity have resulted in $164 million in cost savings since 2010
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DETROIT, April 9, 2019 /3BL Media/ General Motors will receive a 2019 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award in Energy Management for continued leadership and superior contributions to ENERGY STAR. This is GM’s eighth recognition for Sustained Excellence. GM’s commitment to reducing energy intensity since 2010 has eliminated 1.5 million tons in carbon emissions, equivalent to the electric use of 260,000 homes for a year.

AEG Launches #GoGreen Challenge to Support Earth Month

Campaign Empowers Consumers to Conserve More, Use Less and Recycle
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LOS ANGELES, April 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- In support of Earth Month, AEG, the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company, today launched the “#GoGreen Challenge,” a month-long social media campaign that urges people to calculate their carbon footprint and then take action by conserving more, using less and recycling.  

Electrification Technology Gains Momentum

Over the next decade and beyond, the logistics industry is poised to take a significant leap forward through the electrification of transportation.
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Continued advances in vehicle range and cost will drive adoption of electric vehicles, while innovations in battery technology and solar energy will help address infrastructure challenges. With roughly 1,000 electric or hybrid electric vehicles already in operation in cities around the world, UPS expects to continue to lead the charge on electrification of medium-duty vehicles over the next five years.

Infographic | UPS Solutions for Urban Logistics

Growing cities and increasing e-commerce require improved urban infrastructure to meet the needs of an “on-demand” economy.
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Growing cities and increasing e-commerce require improved urban infrastructure to meet the needs of an “on-demand” economy, while reducing the pollution, congestion, and noise that come with growth. UPS is working across three key channels to provide innovative and sustainable urban logistics solutions. Learn more at ups.com/citysolutions.

Los Angeles Convention Center Presented with Most Prestigious Sustainability Award in Los Angeles

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LOS ANGELES, April 2, 2019 /3BL Media/ -  The Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC), owned by the City of Los Angeles and managed by AEG Facilities, was recently honored with the Los Angeles Better Buildings Challenge (LABBC) Innovation Award for its significant energy savings.

Recognized in the public buildings category as the “Walk the Walk Energy Award” recipient for achieving the most significant, ongoing energy savings and demonstrating innovative strategy, the LACC was honored at the fifth annual award ceremony on March 27, 2019 at The California Endowment in Los Angeles.

How UPS Is Delivering Sustainable Urban Logistics

Cities around the world are growing more crowded every day, and this demographic shift is affecting quality of life in urban areas. At the same time, e-commerce is reshaping the way people live and work.
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Customers have become accustomed to getting nearly anything they want, when and where they want it. The convergence of these two issues is creating challenges already evident in some cities: increased congestion, smog, and noise pollution.

5 Ways to Reinvent Your Business Through the Circular Economy

You can help the planet and your business at the same time.
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Interested in how to reinvent your business through the circular economy? You can learn more about how UPS is enabling the circular economy for small business on this webinar recording.

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Interested in how to reinvent your business through the circular economy? You can learn more about how UPS is enabling the circular economy for small business on this webinar recording.

VIDEO | Subaru Loves the Earth 2019

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This April, Subaru and participating Subaru retailers nationwide are continuing our partnership with TerraCycle® to keep waste out of landfills and turn it into things like park benches and bike racks. So far, we’ve diverted over 1,000,000 pieces of waste from local landfills.

Subaru of America Kicks Off “Subaru Loves the Earth” With Renewed Partnership With Terracycle®

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CAMDEN, N.J., April 1, 2019 /3BL Media/​– Subaru of America, Inc. today announced its ongoing partnership with TerraCycle®, the world’s leader in the collection and repurposing of complex waste streams, to help divert hard-to-recycle waste from landfills and incinerators through the automaker’s environmentally-focused philanthropic platform, Subaru Loves the Earth.

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