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The Greenest Town in Oil Country

In Georgetown, Texas, residents have seen an evolution now that the city is powered by 100 percent renewable energy.
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The energy is greener in Georgetown, Texas.

Karen Soeffker started serving “green ice cream” in her toy store — and sales went up.

Rita Healy said the hotel she manages advanced its corporate sustainability goals — and started hosting more guests at its local conferences.

Even the town’s top leader has gone green. Mayor Dale Ross went from not being a “gung ho environmentalist who thought about climate change,” to rubbing elbows with top environmental experts around the world.

Wells Fargo Announces $200 Billion Sustainable Financing Commitment

More than half the commitment will support transitioning to a low-carbon economy with rest to sustainable agriculture, recycling, conservation and other sustainable businesses; Company also commits to transparency and robust reporting
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April 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) today announced it will provide $200 billion in financing to sustainable businesses and projects by 2030, with more than 50 percent focused on clean technology and renewable energy transactions that directly support the transition to a low-carbon economy.  The company also detailed its commitment to transparency in its methodology for accounting, project inclusion, and the carbon intensity of its credit portfolio

Green-e Certification Standard for Singapore Released by Center for Resource Solutions

New Standard will spur market demand for renewable energy options, and corporate accounting and reporting of clean energy throughout Singapore
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SAN FRANCISCO, November 29, 2017 /3BL Media/ —The NGO Center for Resource Solutions ("CRS") today announced the release of the Green-e Renewable Energy Standard for Singapore ("Standard for Singapore"), which details the requirements and standards for Green-e certification of renewable electricity sales and consumption in Singapore. The new standard defines eligible renewable resources, requirements for customer disclosure and transparency, and use of renewable energy tracking systems.

Responsible Investing – Principles, Pillars and Progress

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by John Streur, president and CEO, Calvert Research and Management 

The responsible investing movement that we have started and shaped has reached the end of the beginning, with a broad and strong foundation that will evolve to provide the superstructure of our society’s continuing struggle to address and solve its greatest challenges. Our efforts are working, and we are being joined in our mission by more investors worldwide every day.

Power Generation – Is Coal Making a Comeback?

New Strategic Directions Report examines the role of coal, renewables in powering the future
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The current administration has revived debates over coal’s role in the country’s overall energy mix. Still regarded as one of the most economical generation resources in an industry heavily driven by cost and reliability, some believe coal may experience a revival of sorts; however, most forward-looking infrastructure investors and industry leaders are not as optimistic.

Center for Resource Solutions and Changhua County to Expand Clean Energy Options in Taiwan

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June 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Officials from Changhua County, Taiwan and Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) signed an agreement today on joint initiatives that will help support the Taiwan clean energy market and allow greater investment by global companies that want to power their operations with renewable energy.

Domtar's Collaborative Approach to Sustainable Forestry

Domtar — recognized by many as one of the first significant sustainability players in the pulp and paper industry — has taken a collaborative approach with its stakeholders to develop an accountability structure that emphasizes performance over promises.
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The following is a sponsored story by Domtar that originally appeared on GreenBiz.

Tetra Pak Expects to Deliver More Than 100 Million Fully Renewable Packages in 2016

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland, February 2, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Tetra Pak announced today that the company expects to deliver more than 100 million packs of Tetra Rex® Bio-based to customers during 2016, reflecting strong demand for the package since its launch in January 2015. The world’s first package made entirely from plant based materials has gained popularity among consumers across Finland, Sweden and Norway, with brands such as Valio, Arla Foods, Vermlands Mejeri, and TINE.

Detroit Zoo Certified by Green-e Marketplace, Powered by 100% Renewable Energy

Committing to 100% clean energy for all operations, Detroit Zoo is the first zoo in the U.S. certified by Green-e
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA, December 16, 2015 /3BL Media/ — Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) today announced that the Detroit Zoo is the first zoo in the U.S. to earn certification by Green-e Marketplace. By using 100% Green-e certified wind energy for all its operations, the Detroit Zoo is reducing the environmental impact of its electricity use. The zoo is committing to purchase nearly 15,000 renewable energy certificates through a partnership with ITC Holdings Corp. per year to cover all its operations.

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