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Company Launches Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions - Offering Renewable Energy, Resiliency Solutions for Commercial Customers Nationwide

New brand connects customers with sustainable energy solutions that inspire breakthroughs and meaningful environmental and social benefits.
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CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) today announced the launch of Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions, a new commercial brand that unifies products and services offered by several Duke Energy subsidiaries, including Duke Energy Renewables, REC Solar and Duke Energy One, under one comprehensive brand.

Four Steps to Green Power

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Businesses worldwide are embracing the advantages of going green, and renewable energy is an effective way for companies to reduce their carbon footprints. It not only shows corporate social responsibility, but can also bring commercial benefits.

For businesses able to set up renewable energy systems on their premises and sell the electricity they generate to the power grid, energy can be transformed from an operating cost to a source of income in the long term, subject to market and climate conditions.

Black & Veatch: Zero-Emission Vehicles Key to Enabling Decarbonization Targets, and Operators Should Begin Planning Now

New eBook outlines eight phases to help operators navigate new technologies, infrastructure choices and supply chains as renewable power, hydrogen become their new fuels
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., April 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Driven largely by ambitious climate agendas and aggressive net-zero targets, fleet operators across the U.S. are actively decarbonizing their operations.

Mohawk Expands Recover Carpet Recycling Program Into Residential Market

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CALHOUN, Ga., April 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ — In honor of Earth Day, Mohawk Industries announces that the ReCover Carpet Recycling Program, a landmark sustainability program, will expand into the residential market. Already an established and successful program within the commercial market, ReCover now provides sustainable carpet solutions to specialty retailers and their customers.

MilliporeSigma Honors Earth Day Today and Every Day

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MilliporeSigma believes taking a holistic approach to sustainability helps scientists take big steps toward smaller footprints. Learn more about our efforts here.

People Behind CSR at Cisco: Why an Inclusive Future Needs Environmental Sustainability

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We have created a new blog series that will focus on the people behind Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at Cisco. Each blog in this series will highlight a different Cisco employee who works closely with CSR initiatives across the company.

Planet Water Foundation and The Starbucks Foundation Extend Partnership to Deliver Clean Water Access to Communities Across Eight Countries

2021 commitment marks 11th year of partnership
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May 4, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Planet Water Foundation, a leading non-profit organization in the fight against global water poverty, has announced the extension of its partnership with The Starbucks Foundation.

With the partnership entering its 11th year, the two organizations have committed to deliver community-level clean water projects across eight countries in 2021 – reaching a combined total of 18,000 people in Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Mexico, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.

Driving Packaging Sustainability From the Start

Fabien Thibault, global manager, product and packaging sustainability at MilliporeSigma
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Across industries, sustainability is becoming an increasing expectation. From reducing emissions to increasing recycling, both businesses and consumers are looking for ways in which they can reduce their environmental impact. But when it comes to products and packaging in the life science industry, developing sustainable solutions while meeting transit and safety regulation requirements is an ongoing challenge.

Now, imagine the complexity of executing this process for more than 300,000 products and 2.5 million SKUs along with associated packaging.

#TtInspires: Michael Thatcher, Civil Engineering Group Leader and Project Manager

Implementing sustainable civil and environmental engineering practices through thoughtful solutions
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Michael Thatcher is a civil engineering group leader and project manager with Tetra Tech’s Resilient & Sustainable Infrastructure Division. He joined Tetra Tech in 2012 in Marlborough, Massachusetts, before transferring to Orlando, Florida, in 2016. Michael earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Hartford. He also is a registered Professional Engineer in Florida, a certified Construction Documents Technologist, and an Envision Sustainability Professional.

Change Leader: Changing Practices for a Changing World

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According to Mondshine, the last three years or so have seen dramatic changes in public and business perceptions of sustainability.

“Historically, there’s been a notion that sustainability was a cost, that resilience was a cost,” he notes. “But now we’ve learned that it’s really central to the business model of companies, and it’s central to the mission of public agencies. We’ve also seen a sea change in the notion of social equity and how we handle that as it relates to infrastructure and the environment.

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