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The Road to Net Zero Is Paved With Emerging Technologies

Words by Kate Zerrenner
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Countries and companies must undertake aggressive decarbonization measures if they hope to align with the Paris Agreement and limit global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. Initial emissions reduction plans typically include proven technologies and solutions such as investing in solar and wind power, energy efficiency and electric vehicles. But the evasive, final stretch when the low-hanging fruit already has been picked can present the biggest challenges. 

2021 C.K. Prahalad Award for Global Business Sustainability Leadership Honors Team of Executive Leaders From Microsoft and Douglas M. Baker Jr., Board Chairman and Former CEO of Ecolab

Award recognizes winners for exemplifying the fundamental connection between sustainability, innovation and long-term business success in a globalizing world.
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AUSTIN, Texas, October 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ - CEF presented the 2021 C.K. Prahalad Award in two categories: collaborative leadership by an executive team to Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella, President and Vice Chair Brad Smith, Chief Financial Officer Amy Hood, and Chief Environment Officer Lucas Joppa; and leadership by an individual executive to Ecolab Chairman and former CEO, Douglas M. Baker, Jr. The awards were announced at the 2021 CEF Annual Leadership Retreat, attended by senior executives representing CEF member companies with combined revenues of $4 trillion.

Medtronic Announces New ESG Targets in Its FY21 Integrated Performance Report and Unveils Refreshed Brand

Company to highlight environmental, social, and governance (ESG) efforts in inaugural ESG Investor Briefing
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DUBLIN, October 12, 2021 / 3BL Media / – Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today released its fiscal year (FY) 2021 Integrated Performance Report: Engineering Impact and will share key updates at its inaugural ESG Investor Briefing, to be hosted on Oct. 13, 2021. The company also unveiled its refreshed brand with a new tagline, “Engineering the Extraordinary”.

Solving for a Carbon Neutral Future

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by Roland Folz, Vice President, Pentair Food & Beverage

How Clean Is Your Air, Really?

See the answer, and control your comfort with Trane Home™
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SWORDS, Ireland, October 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Trane Technologies (NYSE: TT) – a global climate innovator – is making it easier to understand and optimize home comfort, including the quality of air in your home.

5 Ways That Cisco is Doing Its Part to #BeCyberSmart

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As organizations and individuals worldwide become more reliant on technology, there are more opportunities to connect and collaborate—but also more risks. Now in its 18th year, Cybersecurity Awareness Month continues to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity in the United States and other nations around the world.

Cummins Receives Grant to Develop Critical Technology for EVs

Cummins wants to reach carbon neutrality by 2050 by offering customers a variety of power platforms so they can choose the technology that best works for their sustainability goals.
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Global power leader Cummins Inc. has been awarded a nearly $5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop technology critical to efficiently delivering energy from batteries to the motor in zero-emission vehicles.

Ralph Lauren and Dow Open-Source New Process to Transform How the Fashion Industry Dyes Cotton

Companies jointly launch a manual to open-source an improved dyeing process that significantly reduces the amount of water, chemicals and energy required for cotton dyeing to accelerate change in the industry
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MIDLAND, MI and NEW YORK, NY, October 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Dow (NYSE:DOW) and Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) today released a detailed manual on how to dye cotton more sustainably and more effectively than ever before using ECOFAST™ Pure Sustainable Textile Treatment. With this manual, Ralph Lauren and Dow are open-sourcing this improved dyeing process to encourage adoption in the textile industry and help standardize a more sustainable and efficient cotton dyeing system for positive environmental impact.  

PSE&G Details EV Infrastructure Plan to Reach Net Zero in NJ by 2030

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Kim Hanemann, president and COO of public utility PSE&G, joined Cheddar’s "Opening Bell" to talk about the energy company’s commitments to sustainability, renewability, and implementation in New Jersey.

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Reimagining Mapping to Predict and Recover from Flooding and Other Disasters

by Pratima Harite, Head of Philanthropy for Asia Pacific, Lenovo
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Have you ever thought about what you would do if you were caught in the middle of a flash flood whilst driving? Or where you would go to get to safety when water is surrounding your home? Lenovo recognizes the critical role technology plays in disaster preparedness and wants to harness and empower entrepreneurs’ and charities’ technology and creative know-how to achieve better natural disaster preparedness, recovery, and resilience.

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Have you ever thought about what you would do if you were caught in the middle of a flash flood whilst driving? Or where you would go to get to safety when water is surrounding your home? Lenovo recognizes the critical role technology plays in disaster preparedness and wants to harness and empower entrepreneurs’ and charities’ technology and creative know-how to achieve better natural disaster preparedness, recovery, and resilience.

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