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Schneider Electric's Commitment to "Zero Waste to Landfill"

Zero waste to landfill means more waste recovery, and fewer wasted resources
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Nature has no landfills. But our economy is heavily "take-make-dispose." Rethinking our impact helps protect natural resources and we're working to make our supply chain more circular.

By 2020, 200 of our sites will be zero waste to landfill, meaning 95% of metal and 97% of non-metallic waste is recovered.

Learn more about Schneider Electric's commitment to sustainability here

Recognizing Women’s Empowerment as a Catalyst for Business and Change

by Jean-Pascal Tricoire
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At Schneider, we believe that great people make a great company. This drives our uncompromising commitment to inclusion and equity, and our goal of being the world’s leading socially responsible company. All of our employees must feel they belong and that they are uniquely valued.

Schneider Electric Wins 2019 Climate Leadership Award for Organizational Leadership

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  • Award recognizes the company’s success in reducing emissions and the engagement of employees, partners and supply chain to commit to carbon neutrality.
     
  • Schneider Electric reduced energy intensity by 42 percent between 2005 and 2017, and carbon intensity by 35 percent between 2012 and 2017.
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  • Award recognizes the company’s success in reducing emissions and the engagement of employees, partners and supply chain to commit to carbon neutrality.
     
  • Schneider Electric reduced energy intensity by 42 percent between 2005 and 2017, and carbon intensity by 35 percent between 2012 and 2017.

Webinar | Global Energy Outlook: 2019 Trends, Impacts & Opportunities

Tue, Mar 26, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT
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Join subject matter experts from Schneider Electric's Energy & Sustainability Services team for an update on the latest global energy trends, how they have impacted the 1st quarter of 2019 and what to expect the rest of the year. This webinar will cover (in varying degrees) political influences, commodity volatility, non-commodity shifts, weather impacts, emerging market opportunities, and supplier differentiation.

Tue, Mar 26, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

Schneider Electric Named Among 100 of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere® Institute for the 9th Consecutive Year

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Rueil-Malmaison, France, March 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere® Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing ethical business standards.

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

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