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Video | Southern California Edison Installs Cameras to Monitor Potential Wildfires in Real Time

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Southern California Edison (SCE) has installed 70 high tech cameras to monitor high-risk fire areas. SCE, fire agents and the public have 24-hour access to these cameras and plans to install 160 cameras by 2020.

Visit the Energized blog for more video updates about Edison Internationa's sustainability and energy efficiency initiatives. 

Peñasquito’s SisEP Management Operating System Improves Efficiency and Productivity

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In its quest for continuous improvement, Peñasquito introduced the SisEP Management Operating System (MOS) enabling personnel to plan, prioritize and monitor activities more accurately. The availability of actionable real-time data significantly streamlined planning, increased efficiency and improved productivity netting the Peñasquito team a Global Excellence Award for Operational Excellence.

Peñasquito’s Predictive System Monitors Fatigue

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Fatigue, readiness and sleep health have become a critical component of health and safety in the workplace.  Fatigue is often invisible and difficult to predict, and it is among the most complex risks workers face today. Effective fatigue and readiness management require more than simply measuring the prior night’s sleep.

Goldcorp’s Peñasquito mine is staying alert to the risk of fatigue-related accidents and implementing a predictive system for monitoring fatigue as part of the site’s risk management.

Maximizing Business and Sustainability With a Circular Economy

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Circular Economy challenges us to think about product design including how we procure, track, and dispose materials throughout the entirety of a product’s life cycle.

Listen to Antonio discuss how HPE is contributing to the circular economy. For example, by providing customers with consumption based models, HPE helps its customers consume only what they need, helping reduce the total power consumption of its solutions.

Antonio also discusses the intelligent edge and how edge-to-cloud concept will improve utilization of products, making them autonomous and more sustainable.

Nestlé Waters, PepsiCo and Suntory Beverage & Food Europe Join Consortium Founded by Carbios and L’Oréal to Support the World’s First Enzymatic Technology for the Recycling of Plastics

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CLERMONT-FERRAND, France, May 2, 2019  /3BL Media/-- On behalf of the Consortium, Carbios, (Euronext Growth Paris: ALCRB), a company pioneering new, bio-industrial solutions to reinvent the lifecycle of plastic and textile polymers,and L’Oréal, worldwide beauty leader, are pleased to announce a major partnership with Nestlé Waters, PepsiCo and Suntory Beverage & Food Europe.

How 3D Printing Is Transforming Lives with Better Fitting, and Better Looking, Prosthetics

3D printing makes it easy to customize prosthetic limbs and shortens the production time from weeks to days.
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Christopher Hutchison’s world was turned upside down in July 2009 when he was just 17 years old.

GM to Invest $300 Million, Add 400 Jobs at Michigan Plant for New Chevrolet Electric Vehicle

Company also announces total new investment commitment of $1.8 billion in its U.S. manufacturing operations across six states, adding a total of 700 new jobs
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ORION TOWNSHIP, Mich., March 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ - General Motors is investing $300 million in its Orion Township, Michigan, assembly plant to produce a new Chevrolet electric vehicle that will bring 400 new jobs to the Orion plant. The announcement is part of GM’s new commitment to invest a total of $1.8 billion in its United States manufacturing operations, creating 700 new jobs and supporting 28,000 jobs across six states.

PepsiCo Recycling Program in Latin America Offers Ecoin Incentives to Consumers

by Jennifer Hermes
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PepsiCo has launched an initiative to promote recycling across Latin America and the Caribbean. The company will use consumer incentives and a rewards program in the hopes of increasing recycling; the program, “Recycling with a Purpose,” will be expanded to 10 countries in Latin America over the next two years, the company says.

Ecolab-GreenBiz Survey Finds Corporations Still Struggle to Translate Water Goals Into Action on the Ground

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ST. PAUL, Minn., March 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ – There is a growing sense of urgency about water scarcity as a business risk, but almost half of all companies don’t have a plan to achieve their water reduction targets. That is the key finding of a new survey conducted by Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, and the sustainability news and research organization GreenBiz.

HP Pledges to Make Every Page Printed Forest Positive, Carbon Neutral and Part of a Circular Economy

Announces vision for print sustainability with innovation that protects the world’s forests, reduces carbon emissions and uses more recycled materials
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News highlights:

  • The company reached its goal of 100% zero deforestation with its HP-branded paper two years ahead of schedule1, and is on track to achieve zero deforestation of its paper-based packaging by 2020 – marking a major milestone in the company’s journey toward a forest positive future.  
  • HP’s vision is to deliver carbon neutral offerings; HP customers have reported a 33% annual reduction in carbon emissions, energy consumption, and cost per device with HP’s Managed Print Services 2.
  • The company’s line of printers supports closed-loop recycled plastics, specific products made with up to 30% closed-loop, post-consumer plastics1.
  • HP announces new energy efficient EcoSmart LaserJet printer and EcoSmart black toner with lower melt temperatures that result in lower energy consumption3.
  • HP supplies study reveals over 50% of today’s US workforce expects employers to commit to sustainable practices and this impacts employee recruitment, retention and advocacy4
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News highlights:

  • The company reached its goal of 100% zero deforestation with its HP-branded paper two years ahead of schedule1, and is on track to achieve zero deforestation of its paper-based packaging by 2020 – marking a major milestone in the company’s journey toward a forest positive future.  
  • HP’s vision is to deliver carbon neutral offerings; HP customers have reported a 33% annual reduction in carbon emissions, energy consumption, and cost per device with HP’s Managed Print Services 2.
  • The company’s line of printers supports closed-loop recycled plastics, specific products made with up to 30% closed-loop, post-consumer plastics1.
  • HP announces new energy efficient EcoSmart LaserJet printer and EcoSmart black toner with lower melt temperatures that result in lower energy consumption3.
  • HP supplies study reveals over 50% of today’s US workforce expects employers to commit to sustainable practices and this impacts employee recruitment, retention and advocacy4

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