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TD Greens 100 Percent of Energy Footprint at Vancouver Branches Through Innovative Renewable Energy Collaboration with Bullfrog Power

Press Release

VANCOUVER B.C., November 8, 2016 /3BL Media/ – TD is collaborating with Bullfrog Power on a first-of-a-kind renewable energy initiative that will address the full scope of its emissions footprint in Vancouver.

TD will address 100 per cent of its energy footprint for its Vancouver branches and a portion of business-related travel in Vancouver, through the use of Bullfrog Power's green energy products – green electricity, green natural gas and green fuel.

Let’s Implement the Paris Agreement Before the Flood!

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Originally posted Huffington Post

By Michael Bloomberg, Anne Hidalgo, Eduardo Paes

Our cities are on the frontline of the climate change crisis. Rising sea levels threaten millions of citizens with flooding, while colder winters and hotter summers take their toll on the most vulnerable in our cities. The noxious emissions from vehicles passing through our city centres pollute the air that our children breathe.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Among Global Leaders in Addressing Climate Change

FCA named to the CDP’s Climate “A” List for companies that are leaders in the fight against climate change.
Press Release

October 25, 2016 /3BL Media/ - With its inclusion in CDP’s 2016 Climate “A” List, FCA has been recognized once again as a global leader for its commitment and performance in addressing climate change.

Republic Services’ Use of CNG: A Cleaner, Quieter & Safer Fleet

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Republic Services exercises the utmost responsibility in their operations, including their expansive fleet. Republic is working hard to understand and measure their impact on air, land and water to minimize or eliminate any negative consequences, where possible.

Republic leverages alternative fuels and fleet innovation to help preserve the Blue Planet and has a resounding commitment to reduce carbon emissions whenever possible.

Sweat the Small Stuff on Energy and Emissions

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Ongoing public concerns about climate change, energy security and economic conditions keep energy use and greenhouse gas emissions top of mind for our key stake­holders. Energy is the third largest draw on our operat­ing costs behind wood fiber and chemicals. As such, we hold a long-standing commitment to control energy usage. Environmental impact is affected not only by the amount of energy, but also by the type of energy consumed.

Achieving Zero in the Built Environment

From Healthier Homes to Energy Efficient Office Buildings
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Without a dramatic change in the way built environments are designed, constructed, and operated, the world has no chance of adequately addressing climate change...That is how the new September 2016 issue of GreenMoney begins, but it quickly moves to offering solutions from Healthier Homes to more Energy-Efficient Office Buildings. Here are the new articles and an insightful video from architect William McDonough.

Avista Launches Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment Pilot Program

Press Release

Avista continues to plan and adapt for the future by announcing a commitment to install 272 electric vehicle charging port connections in approximately 200 locations in the Washington service area.

The Politics of Energy: Change or Be Changed

How Clean Energy Can Save the Economy
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by Carole Laible, Chief Executive Officer, Domini Social Investments

Human nature often resists change. We struggle with moving from familiar surroundings to new, unknown territories. Yet, when it comes to the greatest single challenge we face today, our resistance to change will surely cause massive, uncontrollable, and unforeseeable changes.

UPS Receives German Excellence Award

Hamburg model project for sustainable urban logistics awarded by the German Society for Sustainability DQS
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The Sustainable City Logistics project was developed by UPS in cooperation with the city of Hamburg, Germany as a way to reduce traffic congestion and vehicle emissions in the city center. The project involves placing four containers at locations around the city then using hand trucks and electric cargo bikes to deliver packages from the containers. The 13 UPSers working to deliver packages from the containers leads to 800 kilometers a day of delivery routes and zero emissions.

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