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U.S. Energy Efficiency Rebates & Incentives Update 2020 From Schneider Electric

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Schneider Electric helps organizations identify, qualify, pursue and obtain energy efficiency incentives. Each month our experts compile important news and notes. Here are your September rebates and incentives from around the U.S.

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Schneider Electric helps organizations identify, qualify, pursue and obtain energy efficiency incentives. Each month our experts compile important news and notes. Here are your September rebates and incentives from around the U.S.

Aiming for Carbon Neutral by 2050; Building the Rocket Ship for the New "Moon Shot"

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Decarbonization is a hot topic and can be considered the new “moon shot” of the 21st century. In a recently contributed article to Power Engineering magazine, power industry professionals Leslie Ponder and Kevin Cornish explore the future of decarbonization, and what it will take to get us to a future of net-zero carbon emissions or carbon-free energy goals in a rapidly decentralizing marketplace.

Research Triangle Park: Update on Our Environmental Progress

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The following is an excerpt from the 2019 CSR report.

In 2018, we announced goals to achieve 100 percent renewable energy, water neutrality, and zero waste by FY20 at Cisco’s campus in Research Triangle Park (RTP), North Carolina. The campus’s proximity to leading research universities makes it an ideal testing ground for sustainable improvements within our real estate operations. Here’s how we made progress in FY19:

Ecocentricity Blog: Price Wars

By: John A. Lanier
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This is a great time for the country to shift its economic priorities. Rather than try to lead the world in producing oil, what if the U.S. instead focused on leading the world in renewable energy?

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This is a great time for the country to shift its economic priorities. Rather than try to lead the world in producing oil, what if the U.S. instead focused on leading the world in renewable energy?

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.

T-Mobile and the T-Mobile Foundation Joined with Employees to Give Back to Communities, the Environment and America’s Youth in 2019

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Last year the Un-carrier reached new heights in its corporate social responsibility efforts, increasing employee volunteering and, together with the T-Mobile Foundation, putting $15M toward empowering youth, protecting the environment, fighting hunger and more

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Last year the Un-carrier reached new heights in its corporate social responsibility efforts, increasing employee volunteering and, together with the T-Mobile Foundation, putting $15M toward empowering youth, protecting the environment, fighting hunger and more

FedEx and Chanje to Develop Groundbreaking Charging Infrastructure

Construction Underway to Electrify 42 Locations
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MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 4, 2020, /3BL Media/ - FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) started construction on electronic DC (direct current) charging stations back in January, and recently announced the next phase of its electric vehicle rollout. Through an agreement with Chanje Energy Inc., the company plans to electrify 42 FedEx stations in California, making it one of the largest deployments of integrated charging infrastructure by a single commercial fleet to date.

Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Roeslein Alternative Energy Continue Development of Manure-to-Energy Projects in Missouri

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March 2, 2020 /3BL Media/  - Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Roeslein Alternative Energy (RAE) announced an additional $45 million investment in their Monarch Bioenergy joint venture, which captures methane from hog manure to produce renewable natural gas (RNG) in Missouri. The additional investment will enable the continued implementation of “manure-to-energy” projects on Smithfield’s farms, resulting in RNG generation across 85% of the company’s hog finishing spaces in the state.

FPT Industrial Is Investigating Plant-Based Biofuels

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FPT Industrial a global powertrain brand of CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI/ MI: CNH),  invested in a production plan and tests dedicated to exploring macaúba biodiesel, with a view to developing a potential new source of sustainable fuel.

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 

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