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Cummins’ Vision of the Worksite of the Future

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Take a look at how Cummins' sees the low-carbon future of power at construction sites, using new technology diesel, hybrids and electrification managed efficiently through connected connected technologies.

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Medtronic: Waste Not, Want Not

Throughout the product lifecycle, Medtronic works to reduce waste and build a more sustainable future.
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Drowning in waste

Our planet bears the proof of an indisputable truth: waste is piling up in landfills and oceans around the world. Unfortunately, medical waste is part of the problem. From single-use syringes to decommissioned insulin pumps, there is an environmental cost to the safe delivery of healthcare. As a leader in the medical device industry, Medtronic has a role to play in waste reduction. The good news? We’re tackling product waste head-on and striving for a more sustainable future.

No waste is the best waste

Putting Purpose into Action: Environmental Stewardship

What if healthcare technology companies could help treat people and our planet?
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The health of our planet is vital to the health of society and the patients we serve. For years, we’ve been committed to reducing our use of natural resources and investing in renewables to sustainably power our operations and promote environmental stewardship. Today, it’s more important than ever that we acknowledge and plan for the challenges caused by climate change. That is why we have set a goal to be carbon neutral in our operations by FY30. This milestone will increase the resilience, longevity, and sustainability of our business as we continue to improve patient health.

Putting Purpose into Action: Reducing Our Operational Footprint

Excerpts from the 2020 Medtronic Integrated Performance Report
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ADDING BUSINESS VALUE

Actively managing our environmental impacts and reducing our footprint fosters positive relationships with stakeholders, reduces our operating costs, and sustains our ability to operate.

OPERATING SUSTAINABLY

Being a good environmental steward is part of our business strategy. We focus our efforts on reducing the energy, emissions, water, and waste footprint of both our operations and our products.

National Grid Releases Statement on New England Governor's Call for Modernization of Regional Electric System

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WALTHAM, MA – National Grid today issued a statement following the New England Governors’ call for the modernization of the regional electricity system in order to achieve their states’ respective goals for clean, affordable, and reliable electricity:

YKK Commits to Achieving Climate Neutrality by 2050

Sustainable trims leader announces Sustainability Vision 2050 addressing climate change, material resources, water resources, chemical management and human rights
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TOKYO, October 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ – At today’s Copenhagen Fashion Summit, global sustainable trims leader YKK announced the YKK Sustainability Vision 2050, which will serve as a roadmap to the company achieving net-zero emissions by 2050, among other targets. The Sustainability Vision 2050 consists of five themes with corresponding sustainability goals, as well as ten SDGs.

Theme 1:  Climate Change  Tackle greenhouse gas emissions and increase use of renewable energy

SCE Funds 'Critical Aerial Support' for Daytime, Nighttime Firefighting

Partnership with the Orange County Fire Authority and Coulson Aviation brings the world’s largest fire helicopter to SCE’s service area.
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by Ron Gales

Capt. Greg Barta of the Orange County Fire Authority has been on the front lines of firefighting for 13 years. He has one word to describe the 2020 fire season to date: “Explosive.”

IWBI Membership Program Welcomes New Organizations

IWBI members prioritize health and well-being across their organizations
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NEW YORK, October 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) is pleased to announce new organizations that have joined the IWBI membership program. The continued growth of the program signifies an increasing global emphasis on improving health and well-being through the spaces where we live, work and play. The most recent members to join this network include real estate developers, design and engineering consulting firms and product manufacturers.

Qualcomm Technologies Advances Smart City Solutions

By Sanjeet Pandit, Head of Smart Cities at Qualcomm
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By 2050, some 68 percent of the world population will live in urban environments, according to the UN. To help address the needs of growing urban populations, cities are going to need to get “smarter” with infrastructure, energy, transportation, and buildings.

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