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A Decade of Impact: Bloomberg LP Improves Energy Efficiency by 45%, Avoids Using More Than 1 Million Metric Tonnes of CO2 Emissions

Company on Track to Meet Ambitious Renewable Energy Goals by 2020; Aims for 100% Renewable Energy by 2025
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April 10, 2019 /3BL Media/ Bloomberg LP’s sustainable business practices have improved the company’s energy efficiency by 45% since 2008, avoiding more than 1 million metric tonnes of CO2e emissions, according to the company’s 10th annual Impact Report released today. Bloomberg is on target to reach 35% renewable energy use in 2020, continuing on its path of 100% renewable energy by 2025.

Increased Recycling Capabilities

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The recycling needs of the communities we serve are constantly evolving — and we have to evolve with them. Republic is making consistent, strategic investments in our sorting technologies and infrastructure to ensure that our facilities are capable of meeting the sustainability goals of the communities and businesses we serve.

Last year, we invested over $13 million in new recycling capabilities at select recycling centers, even as others in the industry reduced or eliminated their investments.

What Do Shipping Pallets Have to Do with Reducing Carbon Emissions?

John Schulz, Director of Sustainability Integration, AT&T
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Yesterday, AT&T launched its 2016 Sustainability Report. This report captures progress toward several initiatives, including our goal to enable carbon reduction 10x the footprint of our operations by 2025.

Shrinking Emissions Through Virtualization

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The collective impact of customers using VMware’s server virtualization products is estimated to have avoided 340 million MT CO2e over the last 13 years*. Having pioneered the development of server virtualization technologies, we’ve significantly increased the operational efficiency of IT resources and reduced the number of servers needed. In fact, every server virtualized is estimated to avoid the output of 4 tons of CO2 per year.

North American Honda Associates Develop Ways to Reduce Emissions

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November 21, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The reduction of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions is at the forefront of Honda’s environmental strategy, and figures prominently in the targets that are set for its products and operations.

GHG reduction and primarily CO2, is a major component of Honda’s environmental short- and long-term environmental goals.  As a result, associates throughout the company focus on those goals at every level.

The Carbon in our Food

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“If food waste were a country by itself, it would be the third largest emitter of greenhouse gases behind China and the United States.”

Are you ready for a punch in the gut? Seriously, I would brace for this one. It’s going to hurt. Here we go, from page 3 of Food Foolish:

See How Much CO2 the Earth Is Churning Out in Real Time

Bloomberg Carbon Clock
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Originally posted on Bloomberg.com

What the Clock Shows:

Fossil-fuel burning and deforestation are the main drivers of global warming. The CO2 they give off makes up more than 75 percent of annual climate pollution. The Bloomberg Carbon Clock is a real-time estimate of the global monthly atmospheric CO2 level.

Is There an Overlooked Link Between Renewable Materials and Climate Change Mitigation?

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As we sharpen our lens on climate in advance of the COP21 Summit in Paris, we all await whether or not agreements reached will result in transformative changes and ultimately in how businesses operate. But some changes in business operations are already under way as companies are recognizing how responsible sourcing and renewable materials use can impact their carbon footprints.

Volkswagen Presents World’s Largest Low-CO2 Fleet

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Along with the new sustainability report Volkswagen Group for the first time presents the largest low-CO2 fleet worldwide comprising 57 model variants.

Offsetting CO2? We're On It

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We try to reduce GHG emissions from our daily operation, but we aren't able to completely eliminate them – no airline can with current technology. In the meantime, we're making use of carbon offsets. In celebration of Earth Month, JetBlue is proud to offset all CO2e emissions from scheduled flights from April 1-30, 2015.

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