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Schneider Electric Accelerates the Transition to Low Carbon Economy at the One Planet Summit 2019

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Nairobi, Kenya, March 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Almost 4 years after the adoption of the Paris Agreement, President of France Emmanuel Macron is organizing on March 14th in Nairobi (Kenya) the first regional edition of the One Planet Summit, co-chaired with Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta, the President of the Republic of Kenya.

The One Planet Summit: Collective Action Makes a Positive Impact

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At Schneider Electric, we understand that we must work together today to co-create a more sustainable world. We believe in making a low-carbon economy a reality now, both for businesses, and the world’s most vulnerable populations alike. One in seven people still lacks electricity, and most of them live in rural areas of the developing world.1 We look to the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals for inspiration to do our part in ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy access for all.

Video | Building an Inclusive Company in a Diverse World: Part 2

by Olivier Blum
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When I published this blog last year, the response was overwhelming, which can only mean that this topic is emotive, and resonates with many of us. It’s also why I was motivated to refresh it to keep the conversation going.

Getting There: Strategies for Meeting Your 2020 Sustainability Goals

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The number of companies setting public energy or sustainability goals is on the rapid rise. Recent research from GreenBiz and Schneider Electric shows that more than 50% of companies have set these goals, with still others seriously considering them. For many companies, 2020 marks a key milestone in achieving their goals on time, and gaps in the marketplace suggest that corporate progress is lagging.

Women, Energy, and Economic Prosperity: The Linkage Between Sustainability and Equality

by Amy Haddon
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Globally, women play a powerful role in sustainability.  Across countries, organizations and communities, women make a substantial, positive contribution to growth and innovation, while also impacting environmental and social crises. This still-emerging and significant influence is one reason the United Nations prioritizes gender equality and women’s empowerment as one of its 17 interrelated Sustainable Development Goals.

Equality through sustainable development benefits all

How Electrical Distribution Networks Can Contribute to a Low-Carbon Future

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Climate change is a rapidly growing global concern. Therefore, new, more stringent regulations to reduce CO2 emissions will be introduced to allow a massive deployment of distributed energy resources, including the incorporation of electric vehicles. Electrical distribution utilities will therefore face problems in managing their networks and will need to adopt new solutions.

The Intersection of Politics & Energy Policy

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The intersection of Politics and Energy Policy is a busy one. Unfortunately, not everyone agrees on the traffic signals and, as a result, there’s a lot of gridlock. Even as scientists warn that world leaders are running out of time to take comprehensive action on climate change, some politicians are still debating the existence of the problem. Across the globe, the carbon-free-future campaigners are in a tug of war with the fossil-fuel advocates. Bold plans set in motion by one administration are postponed or cancelled by the next.

The Warehouse Group Goes Carbon Neutral

By Geoff Dobson
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CarboNZero certification has been granted The Warehouse Group, the company congratulated on its achievement by climate change minister James Shaw.

Towards this end, the group has worked with global energy management company Schneider Electric to install EV charging stations at 24 of its store locations across the country.

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75% of Schneider Electric Employees Are Covered by the Group’s New Global Family Leave Policy

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At Schneider Electric, we believe ‘Great People Make Schneider Electric a Great Company'. Our Diversity and Inclusion ambition is to provide equal opportunities to everyone everywhere and to ensure all employees feel uniquely valued and safe to contribute their best. What defines family, life and work for our people is changing everyday. We need policies to address the diverse needs of all our employees, no matter who they are, where they live, and how they manage their unique life and work.

Schneider Sustainability Impact 2018-2020 Has Exceeded Its Target Score of 5/10 for 2018, Achieving 6.10/10

Summary: 
  • 2018 turnover of Schneider Electric’s Energy & Sustainability Services is up 13.8% compared to 2017
  • 45.7% of Schneider Electric’s sales fall into its new Green Premium ecolabel
  • 75% of Schneider Electric employees are covered by the Group’s new Global Family Leave Policy
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  • 2018 turnover of Schneider Electric’s Energy & Sustainability Services is up 13.8% compared to 2017
  • 45.7% of Schneider Electric’s sales fall into its new Green Premium ecolabel
  • 75% of Schneider Electric employees are covered by the Group’s new Global Family Leave Policy

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