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GM's Vision for a More Sustainable and Equitable Future

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by Kristen Siemen, Chief Sustainability Officer, General Motors

Over two years ago, businesses were forced to adapt to the extraordinary circumstances caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The world experienced disruptions on a massive scale, which pushed companies like General Motors to find new and more tactical ways of doing business.

Black & Veatch To Lead Multi-Year Resilient Infrastructure Program in Miami-Area Village of Key Biscayne

Black & Veatch solutions and capabilities to advance Florida island’s climate resilience efforts
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., September 1, 2022 /3BL Media/ – As increasing tropical storm events and rising sea levels caused by significant environmental changes spur waterfront communities to harden their infrastructure assets, Miami-Dade County’s Island Village of Key Biscayne has selected Black & Veatch to help develop more resilient, sustainable infrastructure systems.

The Climate Crisis Is a Health Emergency

And a Community Investing Opportunity
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by Ebony Perkins of UHC and formerly with Self-Help Credit Union

Investors are also strategically using their investments to support communities that are currently experiencing the direct effects of climate change in their everyday lives. Community development financial institutions have received a surge of investments in the last decade. Yet, investments in community investing institutions are still only 1.6% of the $16.6 trillion in ESG incorporated assets. Many communities are in crisis mode as they face mounting health issues and even death because of climate change.

Minnesota State Lawmakers Must Act Now or Risk Losing Billions in Federal Infrastructure Funds

State lawmakers urged to return for special session to provide matching funds to unlock federal investments from the 2021 infrastructure law.
Press Release

June 3, 2022 /3BL Media/ - With Minnesota at severe risk of losing out on billions of federal dollars from the federal Infrastructure Investments and Jobs Act (IIJA), the corporate sustainability organization Ceres is calling on Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz to convene a special legislative session to access those needed funds.

As Federal Funding Opportunities Begin, Businesses Urge States to Invest in Energy Efficiency

Expanding energy efficiency programs can help states create good jobs, reduce pollution, and help businesses and residents save money on energy costs.
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May 25, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Dozens of large companies, trade organizations, institutions, efficiency advocates, and energy consumers are imploring policymakers in states across the country to take advantage of an influx in federal funds by investing in energy efficiency programs.

The Promise and Progress of Renewable Diesel

Renewable diesel can bridge the gap as we work to electrify transportation
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Even with electric vehicles (EVs) on the horizon, the greatest barrier to decarbonizing the transportation sector, particularly in the last mile, is clean energy infrastructure. While we all want to see more EVs on the road, today and for many years to come, charging infrastructure will limit the adoption of electric vehicles, even with new electric vehicles available for retail and fleet customers to purchase.

National Association of Water Companies Hosts White House, Other Experts for Cybersecurity Symposium

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WASHINGTON, May 20, 2022 /3BL Media/ - As cybersecurity risks and threats continue to grow and become more sophisticated, the National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) brought industry experts, regulators and federal partners together this week to discuss best practices and solutions as part of its 2022 Cybersecurity Symposium.

Leading Companies Deliver Economic Case for Historic Clean Energy Investments as Congress Returns

Companies call for swift passage of a federal economic package centered on clean energy and advanced manufacturing investments to reduce costs for consumers and strengthen U.S. energy security, innovation, and competitiveness.
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As Congress returns from its spring recess, dozens of major companies with operations across sectors in the U.S. are urging lawmakers to swiftly pass a federal economic package centered on ambitious clean energy and advanced manufacturing investments.

The Ray and Geotab Fleet Electrification Study Supports Interstate EV Infrastructure Development

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Findings from The Ray and  Geotab Inc.’s fleet electrification analysis, announced today, showcase data-driven analysis of truck movement patterns that can help guide State DOT planning and funding of electric vehicle charging infrastructure.

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Findings from The Ray and  Geotab Inc.’s fleet electrification analysis, announced today, showcase data-driven analysis of truck movement patterns that can help guide State DOT planning and funding of electric vehicle charging infrastructure.

The Role Investors Play in Addressing Global Water Challenges

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by Suleyman Saleem, VP and ESG Senior Research Analyst, Calvert Research and Management

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