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Schneider Electric Customer Stories: Saint-Gobain

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Building materials manufacturers like Saint-Gobain need ways to save energy. That's why their partnership with Schneider Electric's EcoStruxure is so crucial to their business operations.

Five feet from a Saint-Gobain innovation

From the Louvre and SpaceX to windshields and building materials, you are never more than five feet away from a Saint-Gobain innovation. By focusing on buying energy smarter and using it efficiently, the company has saved millions, freeing up resources to deliver leading-edge, sustainable solutions.

World Environment Center Europe Elects New Supervisory Board Officers

New WEC board appointments continue accelerating global sustainability solutions
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December 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center’s (WEC) Europe Supervisory Board of Directors has elected new Officers to its board.

Immanuel Uses Communications to Make a Global Impact

by Lauren Cole, Senior Digital Communications Specialist
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Immanuel Umoren has been a communicator all his life. Growing up in Nigeria, he starred in plays, performed in shows, and emceed events every chance he got. Communicating with people has been a common thread throughout his life -- he's always loved the stage. 

Olympic Movement Accelerates Transition to Sustainability

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The transition towards sustainable sport is gaining pace as more and more National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and International Federations (IFs), supported by the IOC, take action to address the environmental, economic and social challenges within their organisations and communities.

 

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The transition towards sustainable sport is gaining pace as more and more National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and International Federations (IFs), supported by the IOC, take action to address the environmental, economic and social challenges within their organisations and communities.

 

ON Semiconductor Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index for Third Year in a Row

Company continues to encourage ethical, sustainable and responsible business practices
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PHOENIX, Ariz., December 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ – ON Semiconductor Corporation (Nasdaq: ON),, energy efficient innovations, has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) North America Index, recognizing companies with sustainable business practices. This is the third time the company has been included in the index.

Leading Impact Investors, Water Experts Launch Water Finance Exchange

Innovative Platform to Close Funding Gap in U.S. Communities, Improve Access to Safe, Sustainable Drinking and Wastewater Systems
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WASHINGTON, December 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Millions of people across the U.S. lack access to safe, reliable, and affordable drinking and wastewater services. To address this challenge, a new non-profit platform, the Water Finance Exchange (WFX), is launching to increase investment in the nation’s aging water and wastewater infrastructure and to help meet the growing needs and funding gaps of small and mid-sized utilities across the U.S.

Scotiabank ranked highest in Financial Industry for Corporate Governance and Anti-crime Policy Measures by Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Scotiabank's Climate Commitments enhanced scores in Sustainable Finance and Climate Strategy
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TORONTO, December 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank is pleased to announce it has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America for the third consecutive year and is now ranked in the top 15 percent of participating financial institutions from around the world. The Dow Jones Sustainability Index is considered the industry-standard for measuring environmental, social and governance practices.

Ørsted Joins the SteelZero Initiative to Support Transition to Low-Carbon Steel

The renewable energy company sees low-carbon steel as critical to achieving a carbon-neutral supply chain by 2040, and important to meeting global climate goals.
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COPENHAGEN, Denmark, December 1, 2020 /3BL Media/-- SteelZero, a global initiative to drive market demand for net-zero emissions steel, was launched today with support from major steel-using organisations, including Ørsted.

Sustainability Reporting Is Growing, With GRI the Global Common Language

KPMG report confirms record high reporting levels around the world
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GRI has welcomed research that shows a record number of companies, spanning sectors and geographic regions, are voluntarily choosing to disclose their sustainability impacts – with the GRI Standards the most widely used for reporting.

The 2020 KPMG Survey of Sustainability Reporting found almost all (96%) of the world’s largest 250 companies (the G250) report on their sustainability performance. For the N100 –5,200 companies comprising the largest 100 firms in 52 countries – 80% do so. 

VMware Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index

VMware recognized for outstanding corporate sustainability performance
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PALO ALTO, Calif., November 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW) today announced the company has been recognized on the 2020 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), one of the world’s leading environmental, social, and governance (ESG) benchmarks. VMware ranked in the 94th percentile in the software category for its leadership in corporate sustainability.

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