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Business Sustainability Risk and Performance Index 2021

Insights from Global Supply Chain Rating
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See key findings from the fifth edition of the Business Sustainability Risk and Performance Index: Insights from Global Supply Chain Ratings, which examines the sustainability performance of more than 46,000 companies assessed by EcoVadis during the period 2016-2020. All in a bite-sized infographic format.

The infographic includes an analysis of business sustainability performance across four themes: Environment, Labor and Human Rights, Ethics and Sustainable Procurement along with industry snapshots and regional comparisons.

P&G and Walmart Team Up to Assist Consumers in Eco-friendly Choices

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With reports from the IPCC calling “code red” on climate, Americans are becoming exponentially more aware and concerned about the world’s climate crisis. Still, most are not sure how they can contribute to solving such an immense threat as an individual. One place they are looking for answers is the corporate sector.

Measuring Business Sustainability Performance. How Does North America Compare in Sustainability Performance?

Interactive graphs let you compare sustainability performance across countries, regions and industries
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Explore insights from global supply chain ratings based on data derived from more than 46,000 companies assessed between 2016 and 2020. Get Your Insights on Business Sustainability Performance.

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Chevron, Delta Air Lines, and Google Announce Intent to Measure Sustainable Aviation Fuel Emissions Data, Increase Industry Transparency

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  • Chevron will produce SAF test batch and sell SAF to Delta at LAX hub
  • Chevron and Delta will share results from SAF pilot with Google Cloud to better understand emissions reporting 
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  • Chevron will produce SAF test batch and sell SAF to Delta at LAX hub
  • Chevron and Delta will share results from SAF pilot with Google Cloud to better understand emissions reporting 

Chevron, Gevo Announce Intent to Pursue Sustainable Aviation Fuel Investment

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SAN RAMON, Calif. and ENGLEWOOD, Colo. /3BL Media/ - Chevron U.S.A. Inc., a subsidiary of Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX), and Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEVO), today announced a letter of intent to jointly invest in building and operating one or more new facilities that would process inedible corn to produce sustainable aviation fuel, which can lower the lifecycle carbon intensity of fuels used in the aviation industry. The new facilities would also produce proteins and corn oil. 

Addressing Housing Affordability With Access to Homeownership

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by Mike Loftin, CEO of Homewise 

Faced with an affordable housing shortage, policymakers often overlook America’s biggest source of affordable housing: homeownership. 

Contrary to popular belief, owning is often more affordable than renting. Today, it is cheaper to buy a home than it is to rent in two-thirds of US counties, including New Mexico’s Santa Fe and Bernalillo Counties, home to high-cost Santa Fe and moderately priced Albuquerque, where Homewise, has helped more than 5,000 modest-income families become homeowners.

The Ray Performs a Fleet Electrification Study, Using Geotab Provided Data to Plan for Electric Freight

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The Ray, a nonprofit testbed for sustainable transportation, announces a fleet electrification study to analyze the movement patterns of medium and heavy-duty freight vehicles on select American interstates and highways. Using data provided by Geotab Inc., a global leader in IoT and connected transportation, The Ray will be able to determine the optimal locations and design for electric vehicle (EV) charging stations and help make EVs more accessible.

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The Ray, a nonprofit testbed for sustainable transportation, announces a fleet electrification study to analyze the movement patterns of medium and heavy-duty freight vehicles on select American interstates and highways. Using data provided by Geotab Inc., a global leader in IoT and connected transportation, The Ray will be able to determine the optimal locations and design for electric vehicle (EV) charging stations and help make EVs more accessible.

An Energy Efficiency Day Challenge

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What is the one thing you can do to help in the fight against climate change? It’s as easy as changing a light bulb.

This Energy Efficiency Day, I encourage everyone to consider what changes each of us can make to bring greater energy efficiency into our lives.

Take time with your families to look into your energy usage and habits. Make it a goal to make one change per month. No change is too small and every change can make a meaningful difference over time.

Interested in the changes PSE&G has helped make during the past year? In a very short time, we:

Study: Trees Have a $31.5 Billion Impact on Home Values

A university report sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation shows trees make homes more valuable while offering billions-worth of other economic benefits
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LINCOLN, Neb., October 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Homes with trees planted in their yard are worth more — a lot more — than properties without any tree cover, according to a new university study.

The report, conducted by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Bureau of Business Research and sponsored by the international nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation, found that the collective value trees add to private home properties amounts to more than $31.5 billion annually nationwide.

CECP and Tunley Engineering Host Carbon Emission Reduction Course

Corporate leaders across business units learn the basics on carbon
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NEW YORK, October 7, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Millions of new jobs may be created globally due to new climate policies and commitments, with the International Labor Organization (ILO) estimating that 24 million jobs worldwide could be created by the green economy by 2030. Companies will need talent with green skills to meet commitments and achieve their climate and sustainability goals. 

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