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Navigate the Changing Landscape of Workplace Giving: Insights on Engaging a Dynamic and Diverse Workforce

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Workplace giving has evolved significantly over the past few years, becoming an expectation among employees across all industries. Nearly 6 in 10 employees stated it was imperative, or very important, to have a workplace culture that is supportive of giving and volunteering.

Climate Leadership Builds on Technology and Empowering People: Together We Go Further

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by Gilles Vermot Desroches

Founded during the First Industrial Revolution, Schneider is eager to lead the global push to put sustainability at the heart of what the Word Economic Forum recently dubbed the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

International Women’s Day Podcast: Celebrating Women as Change Agents

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Each year on International Women's Day, we like to take a moment to spotlight the intelligent and driven women in our industry. This year, we spoke with two extraordinary women of Schneider Electric's Energy & Sustainability Services division to discuss the changes they see happening in energy & sustainability, and the role women play as agents for change.

Help us celebrate International Women’s day with this podcast

Schneider Electric Shares the Top 3 Energy Trends in 2020

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For nearly a decade, Schneider Electric Energy & Sustainability Services has hosted an internal forum among its international experts to discuss energy trends for the coming year. This year’s forum took place near the end of 2019 and combined experts across data science, energy sourcing, research and analytics, and risk management. While the primary task was the same as in previous years, it was nonetheless still challenging: forecast the top trends that will have the greatest impact on energy markets in 2020.

Schneider Electric Partners with CDP to Provide Global Sustainability Consulting

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  • Schneider Electric has renewed its Accredited Provider partnership with CDP to provide global consultancy services in sustainability and software
  • The renewal marks the ninth consecutive year of partnership between Schneider Electric and CDP
  • 75% of Schneider Electric CDP consulting clients received a Climate disclosure score of “B” or above in 2019
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  • Schneider Electric has renewed its Accredited Provider partnership with CDP to provide global consultancy services in sustainability and software
  • The renewal marks the ninth consecutive year of partnership between Schneider Electric and CDP
  • 75% of Schneider Electric CDP consulting clients received a Climate disclosure score of “B” or above in 2019

By Celebrating Women Every Day, Can We Innovate for Good Faster?

by Mike Hughes
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International Women’s Day, fast approaching on March 8, is a powerful reminder to celebrate women in our lives.

In some countries, it is customary to shower women with attention and flowers–somewhat similar to the way we celebrate Mother’s Day here. In the U.K., the day spurs celebration of the contribution of women to business, science, politics and society at large. Last year, the milestone coincided with a centenary of female emancipation and underscored that we still have a long way to go in achieving true equality.

Climate Leadership with the Adoption of Science-Based Targets (SBTs)

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Businesses have long recognized the need to decarbonize operations through setting GHG emission reduction targets, but these goals are typically short-term and incremental in nature – usually based on past performance or regulatory requirements. Science-Based Targets (SBTs) are far more ambitious and go beyond current legislation. They are aligned with climate science and stated aims of the Paris Climate Agreement. Their time horizon is longer (up to 2050) and require more aggressive cuts in emissions.

6 Ways Business Can Align with Sustainable Development Goals

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2020 marks the start of the Decade of Action to deliver on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which combat poverty, inequality and injustice and climate change by 2030. Following the success of the Millennium Development Goals, SDGs have been adopted as part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, signed by 193 countries.

Schneider Sustainability Impact 2018 - 2020

Schneider Electric's the Group’s extra-financial performance barometer, achieves 7.77 out of 10, on track to reach its 9 out of 10 2020 goals
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  • As for each year, all 21 global results received external assurance by an independent auditor
  • 10 programs are well ahead of their objective a year in advance
  • In 2020, the Group will focus on 6 programs lagging behind
  • Recognitions obtained in all main extra-financial ratings validate the Group’s sustainability leadership 
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  • As for each year, all 21 global results received external assurance by an independent auditor
  • 10 programs are well ahead of their objective a year in advance
  • In 2020, the Group will focus on 6 programs lagging behind
  • Recognitions obtained in all main extra-financial ratings validate the Group’s sustainability leadership 

The New Energy World:­ Perspectives from Global Leaders

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"Our Green Chemistry initiative is as much about driving efficiency in our factories (staring with technology development to design future processes) as it is about sustainability. I would say that’s driven by both a financial aspect and an environmental aspect to get the most out of raw materials and make deals not waste" - Frederick Hellman, Compliance Associate Director, Astra Zeneca

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