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Biden's First Month in Office: 4 Key Takeaways on Climate Action for U.S. Companies

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President Joe Biden has been busy in his first days in office, signing executive orders that set the stage for the environmental and social priorities for the next four years. Among these are several climate-related actions that will have downstream ramifications for companies pursuing renewable energy and carbon neutrality commitments. Here are the top four actions our team of experts is tracking – and their potential impacts on U.S. companies.

1. The Biden administration is serious about tackling the climate crisis at home and abroad

Decarbonization Now: A Holistic Approach to Organizational Climate Action

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CLIMATE CHANGE ADVISORY SERVICES

The need for a low-carbon future is undeniable and the time to take action on a climate change strategy is now. To lead in the climate crisis means factoring climate risk into business strategy and actively identifying opportunities to drive change. Enable solutions to tackle the climate crisis, accelerate action toward your carbon reduction goals and build business resilience.

 

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Schneider Electric is Taking Climate Change Action

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The need for action towards a low-carbon future is undeniable. The time to gain a better understanding of climate change and create a more defined plan to mitigate it is now. The answers lie in digitization and innovation. To lead in the climate crisis means factoring climate risk into business strategy and actively identify digital opportunities to drive change.

Our experts, Albert Priori and John Hoekstra, discuss the acceleration of corporate climate action and how companies can take steps to tackle the climate crisis and accelerate action toward carbon reduction goals.

Schneider Electric on Fortune's 2021 World's Most Admired Companies List for Fourth Year in a Row

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  • The company ranks #3 in the electronics industry sector one level up from 2020
  • This latest accolade reflects Schneider Electric’s commitments to investment value and quality of management and products, its social responsibility and ability to attract talent
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  • The company ranks #3 in the electronics industry sector one level up from 2020
  • This latest accolade reflects Schneider Electric’s commitments to investment value and quality of management and products, its social responsibility and ability to attract talent

Corporate Action on Climate Change Needed More Than Ever

by Jean-Pascal Tricoire & Olivier Blum
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  • Last year, according to UNEP, global emissions fell by 7% due to slow down effect of COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Corporations must harness this fragile moment and build a path to a greener future.
  • Here are four considerations for implementing environmental, social and corporate governance transformation.
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  • Last year, according to UNEP, global emissions fell by 7% due to slow down effect of COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Corporations must harness this fragile moment and build a path to a greener future.
  • Here are four considerations for implementing environmental, social and corporate governance transformation.

To Reduce Climate Impacts, the Building Industry Must Change

Laurent Bataille is executive vice president of the Digital Energy Division at Schneider Electric.
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There are large gains to be made by digitizing building infrastructure. Digital technologies enable buildings to understand where people are, what they need, and what they don’t need. An end-to-end digital architecture will give us the potential to reduce our buildings’ impact on the environment by an average of 30% by reducing carbon emissions and lowering energy usage. The best way to achieve this is by integrating onsite renewable energy with active energy management throughout building systems.

‘All You Need Is A Change Of Mentality’: CEO Of Schneider Electric, Rated World’s Most Sustainable Company, On Going Carbon-Free

by David Vetter
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“The age of fire is over. Now it’s time for the digital age.” 

So says Jean-Pascal Tricoire, CEO of energy and automation firm Schneider Electric, which this week was announced on the Global 100 index as the world’s most sustainable company. Schneider develops systems that manage electricity for businesses and industry, in recent years working with corporations such as Walmart WMT +1.3%, Marriott and Deloitte to improve the energy efficiency of their properties.

Schneider Electric Launches First of its Kind Climate Change Advisory Services

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On January 28th, 2021, Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, introduced its Climate Change Advisory Service, an evolution of the firm’s existing consulting services designed to deliver a holistic solution to business’ sustainability challenges and climate

United States Air Force Begins Construction on $403 Million Energy Savings Performance Contract with Schneider Electric to Enhance Mission Readiness at Yokota Air Base

Summary: 
  • Long-term solution improves energy infrastructure at the base through a combined heat and power plant with microgrid controls and energy efficiency to ensure reliable, resilient power supply
  • One of the most comprehensive resilience solutions within an ESPC to date by Department of Defense providing reduced and stabilized utility costs, power reliability, guaranteed uptime, operational continuity, and long-term onsite support
  • Expands existing partnership with fourth ESPC between the Air Force and Schneider Electric in four years
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  • Long-term solution improves energy infrastructure at the base through a combined heat and power plant with microgrid controls and energy efficiency to ensure reliable, resilient power supply
  • One of the most comprehensive resilience solutions within an ESPC to date by Department of Defense providing reduced and stabilized utility costs, power reliability, guaranteed uptime, operational continuity, and long-term onsite support
  • Expands existing partnership with fourth ESPC between the Air Force and Schneider Electric in four years

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