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Boeing Out-Performs Zero Growth Footprint Goal for Operations

Four key indicators 5-19 percent below 2012 baseline despite strong growth in production
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**This is the third article in a series focusing on The Boeing Company's environmental performance and progress in 2016. Visit www.boeing.com/environment for more information.**

Boeing is improving the environmental footprint of our diverse operations. We are on target to out-perform our goal of zero growth in our four key indicators from our 2012 baseline through 2017.

VMware’s Commitment To Sustainability: CEO Pat Gelsinger Message to Employees

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With the announcement that the US will withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, I wanted to reiterate VMware’s absolute commitment to operating our business in a responsible and sustainable manner. From our commitment to green building practices around the world to the order of magnitude our technology delivers in terms of energy and carbon emission reductions in IT, VMware has been on the leading edge of positive environmental impact since our inception.

Senate Bill to Cut MPG/Emissions Benefits is Bad for Business, the Economy and Consumers

Investor and Business Leaders Call Out Automakers for Trying to Roll Back Fuel Economy Standards
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BOSTON, May 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ - A new bill would roll back the many benefits of fuel economy standards that are currently working to protect jobs and keep hard-earned dollars in local economies, Impax Asset Management and Ceres said in a statement.

The bill, introduced today in the U.S. Senate by Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Missouri), would be a huge setback for businesses, the economy and consumers. 

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.

U.S. Survey Ranks Piedmont Natural Gas a Top Utility Environmental Champion

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CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- A new survey of utility customers nationwide has named Piedmont Natural Gas a Top Utility Environmental Champion of 2017 for initiatives such as slashing emissions in its vehicle fleet and making its facilities more energy efficient.

In Honor of Earth Day – Find Out How Much Carbon Your Virtualization Infrastructure is Avoiding!

By Nicola Acutt, Vice President of Sustainability Strategy, VMware
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Having pioneered the development of server virtualization, VMware has significantly increased the operational efficiency of IT resources. Server virtualization is a key element of cloud computing. It allows for elasticity through rapid provisioning and de-provisioning of services. By reducing the number of servers needed, and increasing the utilization rates of servers deployed, virtualization software also decreases, often dramatically, the total energy required to support a given service.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Contributes to a Healthy Environment

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Contributing to a healthy environment requires a strong willingness to give back. See how we’re making an impact: #EarthDay

Walmart Launches Project Gigaton to Reduce Emissions in Company’s Supply Chain

Through release of a sustainability toolkit, Walmart asks suppliers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by one gigaton – the equivalent to taking more than 211 million passenger vehicles off of U.S. roads for an entire year
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BENTONVILLE, Ark., April 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Today, during Walmart’s annual Milestone Summit, the company launched a sustainability platform inviting suppliers to join Walmart in committing to reduce greenhouse gas emissions resulting from their operations and supply chains. Dubbed Project Gigaton, this initiative will provide an emissions reduction toolkit to a broad network of suppliers seeking to eliminate one gigaton of emissions, focusing on areas such as manufacturing, materials and use of products by 2030.

Rebooting The Earth

By Nicola Acutt, Vice President of Sustainability Strategy, VMware
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VMware is on a mission to ensure a net positive effect across our products, people and planet. This Earth Day, we are taking action to inspire a ripple effect through our collective impact. For every employee that pledges to take sustainability-related actions at home or at work, VMware will plant a tree on their behalf through Restore the Earth (REF) Foundation.

But why is a digital transformation company that puts data in the cloud, also putting trees in the ground?

Kohler Signature Store Receives LEED Gold Certification

First Retail Space in U.S. to be Recognized Under New Guidelines
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KOHLER, Wis., April 18, 2017 /3BL Media/The Kohler Signature Store by First Supply has become the first retail space in the U.S. to receive Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification under the new LEED v4 guidelines. The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) awarded the 5,800 square-foot showroom located in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, LEED Gold v4 for Interior Design & Construction Retail.

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