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BIER Issues Results of 2018 Water, Energy, and Emissions Benchmarking Study

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January 31, 2019 /3BL Media/ The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) released their 2018 Water, Energy, and Emissions Benchmarking Study celebrating their tenth benchmarking report and most comprehensive quantitative and qualitative benchmark of water, energy, and emissions efficiency in the beverage industry. Findings of the study substantiate the beverage industry’s ongoing efforts to better understand and reduce resource use on a global scale.

Solar Decathalon 2.0

Building Up the Base of the Pyramid
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Imagine groups of college students, working together with community leaders around the globe, in a contest to develop cutting edge, small, affordable, solar-powered homes for a pre-determined location. 

Imagine 20 of those teams assembling their homes on a micro-grid and opening them for inspection by architects, engineers, and leaders from the community where they will be located, along with thousands of visitors interested in learning more about how they were built and where they will be used. 

Second Annual Stephen R. Kellert Biophilic Design Award Winners Announced

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CHICAGO, November 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The International Living Future Institute (ILFI) honored the late scholar and Yale University social ecologist Stephen R. Kellert’s legacy with the second annual Biophilic Design Award last night at a special award ceremony hosted by Interface, Inc., at the 2018 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo. This year the award was presented to two outstanding projects: The VanDusen Botanical Garden Visitor Centre, and the Dixon Water Foundation Betty and Clint Josey Pavilion.

Strengthening Clean Energy with a Diverse Workforce

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by Kristen Graf, Executive Director, WRISE (Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy)

NRG Chief Executive: We Need More Retail Electricity Competition

As Nevada considers opening up more retail choice, NRG CEO Mauricio Gutierrez writes about the importance of competition.
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Throughout our country and in nearly every industry, competition has driven innovation, pushed human ingenuity and unveiled a new dimension of value by empowering consumers with choice.

The Future of Energy Is Decentralized

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By David Breecker, Founder and Managing Director, Microgrid Systems Laboratory 

Decentralization is a Dominant Trend

EDF+Business Webinar: The Potential of Corporate Renewables Procurement on October 25th at 1pm EDT

A webinar with Rachit Kansal, Rocky Mountain Institute.
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A webinar with Rachit Kansal, Rocky Mountain Institute.

Procuring renewable energy has become a proven and popular strategy for corporates in meeting their sustainability goals. However, the corporate procurement market is growing in size and complexity as a variety of companies are engaging with it. What are the procurement options available in the market and how can you leverage them to achieve your goals?

EDF+Business Webinar: Quantifying Scope 3 Emissions & Engaging Suppliers in Energy Reduction, October 18th at 1pm EDT

A webinar with Theresa Eberhardt. EDF
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Establishing an accurate baseline and quantifying scope 3 emissions is a critical step in meeting both supply chain energy reduction goals and partner goals. But it can be challenging to translate that internal goal into supplier action.

Greening the Global Shopping Cart: A Webinar Series for Innovation and Best Practices

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EDF+Business is proud to present the Greening the Global Shopping Cart webinar series. Register Here.

Supply chain solutions for our network of business leaders, industry experts and thought leaders.

For 25 years, EDF+Business has combined cutting-edge science, economic expertise and unexpected partnerships to help high-impact companies transform “business as usual” in their products, operations, supply chains and advocacy.

Upcoming webinars

Sappi Aims High With Sustainability Goals for Our Planet

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At Sappi North America, we are committed to operating our businesses in a sustainable manner. Together with the 2020Vision— Sappi’s global growth strategy—we use our sustainability goals program to set targets, initiate improvement actions and monitor progress.

Achieve 60% Certified Fiber​

Our certifi cation goal tracks the amount of certified fiber from wood and pulp across our three manufacturing operations.

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