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'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

Schneider Electric Accelerates Its Sustainability Strategy, Comes Top in Corporate Knights Ranking of World's Most Sustainable Corporations

Summary: 
  • Company announces six long-term commitments, with aim to reach eleven concrete sustainability goals by 2025
  • Becomes world’s most sustainable corporate, according to Corporate Knights 2021 Global 100 ranking

 

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  • Company announces six long-term commitments, with aim to reach eleven concrete sustainability goals by 2025
  • Becomes world’s most sustainable corporate, according to Corporate Knights 2021 Global 100 ranking

 

PepsiCo Doubles Down on Climate Goal and Pledges Net-Zero Emissions by 2040

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Schneider Electric advised PepsiCo on its renewable energy VPPAs. The original press release may be found here.

PepsiCo Accelerates efforts to build a more resilient and sustainable food system, reducing absolute GHG emissions more than 40% by 2030 across entire value chain

Achieves 100% renewable electricity in U.S.; Advances global progress with plans to fully transition direct electricity needs to renewable sources in Mexico and Australia by end of 2021

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Schneider Electric advised PepsiCo on its renewable energy VPPAs. The original press release may be found here.

PepsiCo Accelerates efforts to build a more resilient and sustainable food system, reducing absolute GHG emissions more than 40% by 2030 across entire value chain

Achieves 100% renewable electricity in U.S.; Advances global progress with plans to fully transition direct electricity needs to renewable sources in Mexico and Australia by end of 2021

What Does it Mean for the U.S. to Rejoin the Paris Climate Agreement?

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Joe Biden took office as the 46th U.S. president on January 20th, 2021. As part of his campaign, Biden has signed an executive order that the U.S. will rejoin the Paris Climate Agreement and that he will lead aggressive action on climate change mitigation. But what does the U.S. re-entry into the Paris Agreement really mean for global organizations in 2021 and beyond?

While mostly symbolic, symbols matter

Climate Action in 2021: The Year of Breakthroughs?

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Climate Action in 2021: The Year Of Breakthroughs?
Thu, Jan 28, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EST

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Climate Action in 2021: The Year Of Breakthroughs?
Thu, Jan 28, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EST

Decarbonizing Cities - How to Harmonize Buildings, Mobility and Infrastructure

Summary: 
  • An integrated approach is needed to fully decarbonize cities.
  • Digitalization across buildings, mobility and energy infrastructure is key to achieving net zero carbon.
  • Decarbonizing cities will not just benefit the environment, but also the jobs market, public health and well-being of communities.
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  • An integrated approach is needed to fully decarbonize cities.
  • Digitalization across buildings, mobility and energy infrastructure is key to achieving net zero carbon.
  • Decarbonizing cities will not just benefit the environment, but also the jobs market, public health and well-being of communities.

There Are No Short-Cuts to a Low Carbon Future

by TOMMY LEONG
Article

Asia-based companies are generally moving in the right direction and addressing their energy consumption, thought there is still some way to go. A survey of large companies with at least $250m in annual revenue by Schneider Electric found that 34 percent of energy professionals were less than confident that their current corporate sustainability goals would be effective in helping their organisation while and 14 per cent were not at all confident.

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