Sustainability

Bakers Island Light Station celebrates new solar array and battery system

Green Mountain Energy Sun Club teams up with Essex Heritage for new solar and battery storage system to power 200-year-old lighthouse
Press Release

SALEM, Mass., August 25, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Solar panels are becoming an increasingly popular choice for nonprofit organizations looking to reduce their carbon footprint. On Monday, Essex Heritage flipped the switch on a new solar array during a virtual event at Bakers Island Light Station. The system is designed to run their facility on 100 percent renewable energy.

Webinar: How to Build Lasting Business Success on a Finite Planet

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Wed, Sep 2, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

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Wed, Sep 2, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

Business Lessons From a Small Virus on a Big Planet

By Mathis Wackernagel & Kevin Self
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In an e-book produced for this year’s Earth Overshoot Day, Schneider Electric and Global Footprint Network spelled out why "one-planet prosperity" — the need for all to thrive within the limited capacity of our planet — is an ever-more-defining context for businesses, and one that can be quantified and monitored. It is the essence of Schneider Electric’s strategy but it also applies to any other business that wants to invest into its own longevity. It is the logical reaction to the shifting context of ecological overuse.

So Where Is the Corporate Sustainability Journey a Half-year Into the Dramatic Impacts of the Coronavirus?

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (08.19.2020)
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The question may be going around and answers offered up inside the corporate enterprise as the senior executives and function, business unit and other managers meet the challenges posed by the virus pandemic, related economic disruption and civil protests on a number of topics.

Land Betterment Corporation to Present at Midwest.tech/connect Virtual Summit

Company to present its sustainable business pillars to VC and angel investors
Press Release

FISHERS, Ind., August 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, is excited to announce its participation in the first “midwest.tech/connect” virtual summit on September 8-10, 2020.  The event is hosted by Sandalphon Capital, a Chicago-based venture capital fund focused on Seed and Series A investing. 

Caring for Our People: A Look at Gildan's 2019 Sustainability Highlights

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Gildan recently announced the release of its 2019 ESG report, highlighting the progress made by the Company towards fulfilling their vision of Making Apparel Better®. An essential part of achieving this vision rests on Gildan’s Genuine Responsibility® program, which has been designed around three core pillars. Today, Gildan focuses on the first pillar, Caring for Our People, as the Company looks back on some of its 2019 highlights.

The Effect of COVID-19 on Operating Expenses in 2020

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It is vitally important for businesses to carefully consider the various ways COVID-19 will impact their real estate operating expenses in the foreseeable future. CBRE has compiled the following information to help pinpoint these considerations.

 

CLEANING

Landlord vendor agreements with janitorial firms contain sections for vacancy credits:

Paving His Own Road to Success Through eBay

Donovan Mitchell’s self-determination and work ethic outlasted the motocross accident that left him paralyzed, and drove him to create a thriving new career.
Blog

Editor’s note: In celebration of eBay’s 25th anniversary, we’re spotlighting a seller every week from our global community in our Mini Stories column through 2020.

Ørsted Acquires Solar Farm under Construction in Alabama

Press Release

August 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Ørsted continues to expand its solar footprint via the acquisition of the 227MWac under construction Muscle Shoals solar project located in Colbert County, Alabama, in the US. Concurrent to the acquisition, Ørsted enters into a tax equity funding commitment with Wells Fargo.

Q&A With Sappi North America's New Sustainability Leadership Team

Team discusses innovations and strategy following Jennifer Miller' retirement
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A dialogue with Sappi North America’s sustainability and innovation leaders

Jennifer Miller is SNA’s Chief Business Sustainability Officer, responsible for integrating the company’s sustainability strategy into its business growth plans. An experienced business professional in managing profit and loss as well as market strategy, Jennifer recognizes the important roles that customer insight, employee engagement, and strong governance play in ensuring an effective sustainability strategy.

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