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Watch: Schneider Electric's Business Case for One Planet Prosperity

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Partnership between Global Footprint Network and Schneider Electric aims to highlight the powerful competitive advantage of one-planet compatible companies

Schneider Electric | Using Available Tech, We Can Help #MoveTheDate Starting Now

Earth Overshoot Day is moveable if we act now.
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Earth Overshoot Day: It’s the day of the year when we’ve used more natural resources than our planet can renew in 365 days. This year in the United States, Earth Overshoot Day falls on March 15th , — the earliest it has ever been . Despite the progress made in recent years, it has been steadily moving up since 80’s.

Schneider Electric's Business Case for One-planet Prosperity

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Partnership between Global Footprint Network and Schneider Electric aims to highlight the powerful competitive advantage of one-planet compatible companies

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Partnership between Global Footprint Network and Schneider Electric aims to highlight the powerful competitive advantage of one-planet compatible companies

One-planet Prosperity: The Business Case for Addressing 'Earth Overshoot'

by Mathis Wackernagel, President Global Footprint Network, Xavier Houot, Senior Vice President Schneider Electric and Terry A’Hearn
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Aug. 1, marks this year’s Earth Overshoot Daythe day of the year by which humanity has exhausted its annual resource budget. Between Jan. 1 and Aug. 1, humanity used more from nature than the planet’s ecosystems are able to renew in the entire year.

Running out of planet is a risk. And we believe the answer is "one-planet prosperity." What does this mean?

Dell Looks at Earth Overshoot Day

by Stephen Roberts, Sustainability Strategist
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Every two weeks I get a paycheck (thanks, Michael!). Money comes in, and money goes out. Some goes to savings/retirement, and the rest is what I live off of today. Sometimes I need to use credit to pay for a big purchase, and then I wind up paying it back each month. I’m guessing you’re familiar with this drill.

If I spend more than I bring in every month, eventually I’m going to have a problem.

INFOGRAPHIC | How to Minimize Your Ecological Footprint

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According to Global Footprint Network, an international research organization that has pioneered the Ecological Footprint resource accounting metric, humanity is currently using nature 1.7 times faster than our planet’s ecosystems can regenerate. On August 1, humanity will have used nature’s resource budget for the entire year and this year, it will be the earliest since the world went into ecological overshoot in the 1970s,

Earth Overshoot Day: Save the Date to Save the Planet

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Humanity is currently using nature 1.7 times faster than our planet’s ecosystems can regenerate. On August 1, humanity will have used nature’s resource budget for the entire year, according to Global Footprint Network, an international research organization that has pioneered the Ecological Footprint resource accounting metric. Since the world went into ecological overshoot in the 1970s, D-day of August 1 this year will be the earliest.

How to Be Profitable and Sustainable Operating with Finite Resources

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On August 1, humanity will have used nature's resource budget for the entire year, according to Global Footprint Network, an international research organization. This date is called Earth Overshoot Day - the date when humanity's annual demand on nature exceeds what Earth's ecosystems can renew in that year. Earth Overshoot day is the earliest since 70’s, but there are alternatives to bring it back to track.

INFOGRAPHIC | How Schneider Electric Supports Its Customers to #MovetheDate

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Schneider Electric is part of Global Footprint Network partners worldwide committed to encourage individuals to help #movethedate by making pledges. This includes learning more about sustainability levers and trying out new habits to lower one’s personal Ecological Footprint.

Schneider Electric devient partenaire du Global Footprint Network pour repousser la date du Jour du dépassement de la terre

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Le 2 août 2017, l’humanité a consommé toutes les ressources que la terre peut produire au cours d’une année. Ce jour arrive de plus en plus tôt chaque année. En d’autres termes, l’humanité consomme 1,7 fois plus que la Terre n’est capable de régénérer.

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Le 2 août 2017, l’humanité a consommé toutes les ressources que la terre peut produire au cours d’une année. Ce jour arrive de plus en plus tôt chaque année. En d’autres termes, l’humanité consomme 1,7 fois plus que la Terre n’est capable de régénérer.

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