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Takeaways from Climate Week To Design for a More Sustainable Future

By Ratish Namboothiry | Director, Innovation for Good & Sustainability at Kohler Co.
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Coming back from a few days in NY for UNGA and Cimate Week, I had an opportunity to be on an insightful panel called "How to Design a More Sustainable Future" with industry experts: Martine Stillman, Niki King, Dalen Copeland and Eric Cohen. The momentum around integrating sustainability into design was incredibly inspiring. Here are my top two learnings:

3M Advances Decarbonization Technologies, Showcases Power of Science To Address Climate Change During Climate Week NYC

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3M is expanding research and development into emerging technologies focused on decarbonization and renewable fuels. Through cross-functional global teams, 3M Corporate Research and 3M Ventures, the company’s corporate venturing arm, 3M is investing in and developing innovative materials for green hydrogen and low-carbon intensity energy separations.

Live From UNGA 77 - September 19

by Christine Luby
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Catch up on the latest developments at UNGA 77, as well as this month’s other high-level events including the 2022 Fall Meeting of the Broadband Commission and Transforming Education Summit (TES).

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Catch up on the latest developments at UNGA 77, as well as this month’s other high-level events including the 2022 Fall Meeting of the Broadband Commission and Transforming Education Summit (TES).

National Grid Unveils Its Northeast Clean Energy Vision During Climate Week NYC

Company develops first of many clean energy hubs across the Northeast
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NEW YORK, September 20, 2022 /3BL Media/ - National Grid kicked off Climate Week NYC 2022 by introducing a model to develop and deliver a large-scale, clean and fossil-free energy hub across the entirety of Long Island. This can serve as an innovation beacon for the region and the entire United States. A future where clean energy hubs populate the region, accelerating the clean energy future, is National Grid’s Northeast Clean Energy Vision. The Long Island clean energy hub outlined in the vision will contain four key components working together:

Time to Tackle the Demand-Side of the Energy Transition, Schneider Electric Says

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  • Senior Schneider executives at Climate Week NYC to advance the energy debate
  • Solutions for environmental, social and economic progress exist
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  • Senior Schneider executives at Climate Week NYC to advance the energy debate
  • Solutions for environmental, social and economic progress exist

ESG and Responsible Investors: Positive Trends Built on Solid Market Infrastructure

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by John Streur, CEO of Calvert Research and Management

As we look forward to the next 30 years, we believe that capital markets are on the precipice of an increase in the impact of corporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance on security prices. We expect a corresponding acceleration of capital deployed to solve the environmental challenges we face today, such as excessive greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and plastic pollution. We also expect substantial improvement in corporate diversity, equity and inclusion performance.

Four Things Governments Can Do to Attract More Renewable Energy Investment

By Jakob Askou Bøss, Senior Vice President for Corporate Strategy and Stakeholder Relations, Ørsted and Jennifer Layke, Director of Global Energy Program, World Resources Institute
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The technologies and the capital are available to accelerate the green energy transition, but the global transformation from fossil fuels to clean energy is not moving forward quickly enough. Governments need to adjust their institutional and regulatory framework to pave the way for the necessary private investments to get the job done.

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The technologies and the capital are available to accelerate the green energy transition, but the global transformation from fossil fuels to clean energy is not moving forward quickly enough. Governments need to adjust their institutional and regulatory framework to pave the way for the necessary private investments to get the job done.

Going Above and Beyond to Champion Clean Energy and Renewables

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While the world is still dealing with the ongoing disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re also witnessing historic wild fires in North America destroy millions of acres of forest life, blot out the sun, and cast plumes of smoke as far as Northern Europe.

Schneider Electric Gears up for Climate Week NYC, Launching an Inspiring New Program for UN SDGs and Reinforcing & Accelerating Its Commitments for a Carbon Neutral World

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  • Schneider pushes its commitments by putting SDGs as the compass of its sustainability strategy
  • The Group adds a bold 2040 carbon neutrality target on its end-to-end value chain
  • It joins “The Climate Pledge” coalition with global partners to push the world deliver Carbon Neutrality, 10 years ahead of Paris Agreement’s 2050 milestone
  • The Group details clear milestones by 2030 to meet its validated 1.5°C science-based targets
  • The company will phase-out of SF6 gas from its products by 2025, saving the equivalent of 4 million tons CO2 per year
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  • Schneider pushes its commitments by putting SDGs as the compass of its sustainability strategy
  • The Group adds a bold 2040 carbon neutrality target on its end-to-end value chain
  • It joins “The Climate Pledge” coalition with global partners to push the world deliver Carbon Neutrality, 10 years ahead of Paris Agreement’s 2050 milestone
  • The Group details clear milestones by 2030 to meet its validated 1.5°C science-based targets
  • The company will phase-out of SF6 gas from its products by 2025, saving the equivalent of 4 million tons CO2 per year

Ceres' Climate Week NYC 2020 Media Briefing

Ahead of virtual summit, Ceres’ leading experts to highlight key action steps to stop the climate crisis
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September 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ - As we experience another deadly and devastating hurricane and wildfire season, it is clear the climate crisis continues to wreak havoc around the globe. In 2020, carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere hit an all-time high, triple-digit temperatures in the Arctic Circle led to another warmest month on record, and the dry spring and summer heat unleashed raging forest fires from America's West to Brazil's Amazon.  In California, the wildfires across the state have already burned more acres than any year on record.

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