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How Business is Protecting Scarce Natural Resources

by Denise Lana Molina, Director Global Sustainability Communications at Schneider Electric
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In 2018, the World Health Organization noted that specific populations are more vulnerable to climate change. People living on small islands, flat coastal regions, megacities, and mountainous or polar regions are especially at risk. As are children, particularly in underdeveloped countries, as are elderly people and people with pre-existing medical conditions.

From Science Fair to Scientist: How One 6th Grader’s Research Could Change the World

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Maya Sushkin, a 6th-grade student from Worcester, Massachusetts was recently selected as the grand prize winner at the Region II Central Massachusetts Science and Engineering fair (Worcester Regional Science & Engineering fair).  She competed with 6th, 7th, and 8th graders from the Massachusetts public and private schools systems. She is the daughter of Yin-Ying Lu, a SCADA lead engineer at  Schneider Electric Foxboro, MA.

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

Schneider Electric Announces Go Green in the City 2019 North American Regional Finals Winner

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  • Team WellPower from Princeton University will represent the United States in the Global Finals
  • Team WellPower selected from 7 semi-finalist students from across North America
  • Winning idea focused on community-scale solar-powered water filtration systems for African markets
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  • Team WellPower from Princeton University will represent the United States in the Global Finals
  • Team WellPower selected from 7 semi-finalist students from across North America
  • Winning idea focused on community-scale solar-powered water filtration systems for African markets

We Don’t Live on 1.75 Earths—but We Act Like We Do

By Jean-Pascal Tricoire and Mathis Wackernagel
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We live on 1.75 Earths, yet we just have one. 

More precisely, humanity’s current demand on Earth is 1.75 times what our planet’s ecosystems regenerate each year. We are depleting our natural capital at a frantic pace. 

NXT Exclusive Interview with Damien Dhellemmes, Singapore Country President of Schneider Electric

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What does it take to turn an entire office building carbon neutral?

We spoke with Damien Dhellemmes, Singapore Country President of Schneider Electric on how they transformed a 25-year old industrial building into their state-of-the-art headquarters, monitored by 3,000 networked smart sensors and housing more than 1,400 employees in comfort while reducing carbon emissions by 1,650  tonnes per annum.

“You can be more efficient while making your environment more comfortable and safer.” - Damien Dhellemmes, Singapore Country President of Schneider Electric

Is Your Business Prepared for the Evolving Energy Market?

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Market evolution is driving change in how companies strategically manage their energy. This changing landscape opens opportunities for businesses to modify their energy consumption mix, with potential cost savings as a result. Increases in data-driven technology also help companies better understand their real-time, interval energy consumption and demand, which can provide the visibility required to curtail usage when prices spike or better negotiate contracts according to individual site consumption and demand patterns.

For Youth Employment: Skills Work

We celebrate World Youth Skills Day, July 15th, 2019
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by Gilles Vermot Desroches

Young people are almost three times more likely to be unemployed than adults. Women are also more likely to be underemployed and under-paid. That is why education and training are key determiners of success in the labor market.

Schneider Electric: Ending Earth Overshoot Day Starts with Sustainable Action

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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 July 29 — the earliest it has ever been. Thirty years ago, it fell on October 15 and despite the progress made in recent years, it has been steadily moving up since.

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