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Arçelik to Reduce Energy Use in Production by 45% in Line With Its "2020 Sustainability Goals"

Europe’s third largest home appliances company Arçelik A.Ş. published its Sustainability Report where it reveals "2020 sustainability goals" for the first time.
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Leading global home appliances company Arçelik A.Ş. has published its 9th sustainability report disclosing 2020 sustainability goals.  
 
Hakan Bulgurlu, CEO of Arçelik A.Ş. stated: “For the future of our world, we build our business plans on sustainable models. For the first time with this report, we share our goals for 2020, which are aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. We aim to reduce our energy use in production by 45% per product and to obtain the energy we use in our factories in Turkey solely from renewables by 2020.”

SCS Global Services Verified First Carbon Offsets for Sustainable Rice Growing Methodology

Terra Global Capital Earned Carbon Credits for their Project
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SCS Global Services (SCS) would like to congratulate Terra Global Capital on managing the first Greenhouse Gas project to earn carbon credits from rice cultivation. As the third-party verification body, SCS verified this first-of-its-kind offset project under the American Carbon Registry, successfully proving the sustainable rice growing methodology demonstrated greenhouse gas reductions. This project was a prime illustration of innovation and collaboration with the rice growers, the project manager, the verification body, the scheme owner, and partners.

Danish Energy Company Reduces Emissions Faster Than Science Demands

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DONG Energy announces that its target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 96% by 2023 is now officially approved by the Science Based Target initiative as aligned with climate science. The target is significantly more ambitious than what is required by the Paris Agreement.

HP Announces New Social and Environmental Goals With Release of the HP 2016 Sustainability Report

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Sustainability serves as a guiding principle for how HP does business, fueling the company’s innovation and growth. It supports HP’s vision of creating technology that makes life better for everyone, everywhere. 
 
With the release of the HP 2016 Sustainability Report—the company’s first full year of reporting HP Inc. data since separating from Hewlett-Packard Company in November 2015—HP demonstrates continued progress in reducing the company’s total carbon and water footprints, and decreasing greenhouse gas emissions in its operations, supply chain, and product portfolio. 

Major Investors Applaud Move to Stay the Course on GHG Rules

Auto industry, consumers and economy benefit from GHG standards
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BOSTON, November 30, 2016 /3BL Media/ - In response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s announcement that it would stay the course on 2012 greenhouse gas  (GHG) standards for automobiles and light duty trucks, major investors released statements supporting the decision:

Canada’s Moving Towards a Circular Economy – Business Must Prepare Now

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We are in the middle of a mega trend driven by climate change, resources scarcity, urbanization, social media and unbridled consumerism. Change will come, either a time of our choosing or at a time that is ecologically thrust upon us. Our best hope to get ahead of the curve is to shift towards a less wasteful and more circular economic model.

Trane Continues to Innovate Chiller Portfolio to Address Customer Demand for Climate-Friendly Systems

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DAVIDSON, N.C., Nov. 21, 2016 /3BL Media/  Trane®, a leading global provider of indoor comfort solutions and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, is announcing that its Series R® RTWD water-cooled chiller for commercial and industrial buildings is now available for customers in North America and the Middle East who are ready to transition to systems with lower global warming potential (GWP).

Alliance Data Awarded First Place in PR Daily’s 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility Awards for CR Report

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November 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE: ADS), a leading global provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions has been selected as the first-place recipient of Ragan’s PR Daily 2016 Social Corporate Responsibility Awards in the report category.

The Paris Effect: How the Paris Agreement is Driving Climate Action

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This past December, representatives from 195 nations gathered in Paris to negotiate an historic agreement to combat climate change and accelerate the transition to a sustainable, low-carbon future. After two weeks of negotiations, the nations unanimously agreed to adopt the international climate pact. On April 22, 2016, nations will again gather, this time at the United Nations headquarters in New York, to formally sign the Paris Agreement.

The world has already seen a significant shift towards stronger climate action, in the ensuing months since the adoption of the Agreement.

Why Don’t We Ever Discuss the Carbon Impacts of Flying?

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Flights over 1000 miles long are responsible for over 80% of the greenhouse gas impacts of air travel. While environmentally aware individuals worldwide agree that climate change is a proven challenge for our planet, few have changed their travel behaviors.

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