Sustainability

Accenture Sets Industry-Leading Net-Zero, Waste and Water Goals

Peter Lacy named to newly created role of Chief Responsibility Officer and Global Sustainability Services Lead
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NEW YORK, October 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced new commitments to sustainability — including industry-leading goals for net-zero emissions, as well as a newly created leadership role — as it moves to embed responsible business practices in all of its services and across every area of the company.

The company is unveiling three industry-leading goals:

Schneider Electric is Ensuring the Long-term Prosperity of the Planet

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Dr. Bertrand Piccard, Founder and Chairman of Solar Impulse, gives his views on ensuring the long-term prosperity of the planet in our Sustainability Impact Report.

Read more about it here: http://spr.ly/6044GIYbe

About Schneider Electric

At Schneider, we believe access to energy and digital is a basic human right. We empower all to make the most of their energy and resources, ensuring Life Is On everywhere, for everyone, at every moment.

'Investing Today for a Better Tomorrow': Aflac Releases 2019 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

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COLUMBUS, Ga., /3B Media/ -- Aflac, a leading provider of supplemental insurance and products in the U.S., today celebrated its 65-year commitment to be there in people's time of need, releasing its 2019 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, "In

Ambev Closes Partnership With Lemon Energia to Offer Renewable and Cheaper Energy to More Than 50,000 Small and Medium-sized Businesses in Brazil

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SÃO PAULO, October 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ - AB InBev subsidary Ambev, with the support of its tech hub Z-Tech, closed a partnership with the startup Lemon Energia, a São Paulo based company that connects producers of renewable energy with SMBs (small and medium-sized businesses). The project will provide renewable energy to more than 50,000 small shops, bars and restaurants until 2023. The initiative complements Ambev’s efforts to augment the renewable energy ecosystem in the country, and also aligns with Z-Tech’s mission of empowering SMBs through technology.

Trane Technologies and Habitat for Humanity Partner to Reduce New Homeowners' Costs and Environmental Impact

Homeowner education initiative supports maintenance of affordable, healthier homes
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DAVIDSON, N.C., October 6, 2020 /3BL Media/  — A family’s first home brings excitement and emotions, opening up possibilities and providing a foundation for stability and growth. Becoming a new homeowner also brings new challenges and responsibilities of maintenance and repairs to keep the home safe and comfortable.

Cummins Unveils Refreshed Sustainability Website

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To meet the growing demand for sustainability information, Cummins has refreshed its sustainability website, adding ESG strategy summaries, videos, sustainability news and more.

How Can Regulations Reduce F-gas in Power Networks?

by Frederic Godemel
Blog

Since the mid-twentieth century, sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) has been widely used as a replacement for oil as an insulator in electrical equipment, with one of its largest uses today being in electrical switchgear. SF6)has proven to be reliable and highly effective in applications where arcing can be expected and its use has enabled smaller, cleaner designs and greater equipment durability over time.

By almost all accounts, SF6 has been a strong performer in electrical equipment.

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Facility Optimization and Solar Energy

A Snapshot of On-Site Solar System Considerations and Cost
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Over the past few months, we’ve provided guidance and resources on how to identify, properly scope out, and implement facility optimization projects. Once your facility has been optimized from an operations perspective, you now have the opportunity to raise the sustainability bar and realize further cost reduction by considering renewable energy sources – more specifically, solar energy.

Renewable Energy Technologies

ON Semiconductor’s Actions to Mitigate Climate Change

by Theresa Haywood-McCarley, senior director, corporate social responsibility
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There are many terms describing solutions to climate-related changes and many people are talking about them: circular economy, renewable energy, individual sustainable actions, packaging reuse and recycling, reducing carbon footprint, managing water stressed environments… and the list goes on. Whether natural occurrence or man-made, it is clear there are some changes to our habitat occurring that we must address and ON Semiconductor is taking action.

When Forests Thrive, People and Business Prosper, Too

Companies are coming to view reforestation as an imperative solution to climate change, bringing tangible action on a global scale.
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By Michael Walker 

This article originally appeared as part of the Bloomberg Green + HP partnership.

The recent wildfires in California are an urgent reminder of how endangered our forests are due to climate change.

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