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Cox Enterprises Announces New Vice President of Environmental Sustainability

Press Release

ATLANTA, April 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Cox Enterprises has appointed Ira G. Pearl to assume the role of vice president of environmental sustainability. In this role, he will lead Cox’s efforts to tackle sustainability challenges while driving its goals to achieve zero waste to landfill by 2024 and become water and carbon neutral by 2044.

Pearl brings more than 25 years of experience to the role and has spent his career developing and executing sustainable strategies in the areas of renewable energy, climate change and environmental remediation.

Ecocentricity Blog: COVID-19 and the Climate Crisis, Part II

By: John A. Lanier
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Michael Liebreich shares good examples of how longer-term stimulus can play out in various industries. As important as whether we will have any “green stimulus” is how those dollars will be utilized.

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Michael Liebreich shares good examples of how longer-term stimulus can play out in various industries. As important as whether we will have any “green stimulus” is how those dollars will be utilized.

SCE Crews Insulate Power Lines to Prepare for Active Wildfire Season

The utility continues to keep communities safe while following critical health guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
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by Reggie Kumar

Along The Old Road in Valencia, Willie Rios and his crews are installing insulated power lines, work by Southern California Edison that is considered critical during the COVID-19 pandemic. They are working amid a challenging health crisis while practicing physical distancing.

Gender Equality and Climate Change: The Synergies

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by Julie Gorte, Senior Vice President for Sustainable Investing, Impax Asset Management LLC and Pax World Funds

Climate change is a story that encompasses everyone — believer, denier, rich, poor, black, brown, white, majority, minority, male or female. It’s an equal opportunity wolf at the door. But, as is the case with diversity in almost every pursuit, more diverse groups bring more to the table, and considering that climate change is the most important problem humans must solve, diversity has a contribution to make to climate change.

Tetra Tech Biogas Project Wins ABC Wisconsin 2019 Project Distinction Gold Award

Developing an innovative RNG facility for Dane County, Wisconsin, with Joe Daniels Construction Company
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Tetra Tech joined Joe Daniels Construction in receiving the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) 2019 Projects of Distinction Gold Award for the development of the Dane County Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) Facility in Wisconsin.

MIT Hyperloop Team Named 2020 Edison Awards Winner

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CENTENNIAL, Colo., April 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ – A team of MIT students has captured the 2020 Edison Gold Award for its Hyperloop II electric hovercraft. The team was named the top entry in the category of Transportation/NextGen Logistics. Arrow Electronics provided engineering mentorship, components sourcing and logistics support as part of its team sponsorship. 

Merck earns 2020 Energy Star Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award

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Merck received the 2020 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership and superior contributions to ENERGY STAR. Merck has been named a Partner of the Year for 15 years in a row, and in Sustained Excellence for 13 years.

Companies receiving the award were selected for demonstrating how energy efficiency drives economic competitiveness in tandem with environmental protection.

Announcing Ceres 2020 Digital Program for April and May!

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Earlier in March, we announced that the Ceres 2020 in New York in-person event was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Since then, we’ve been working hard to reimagine how we can deliver the content we planned that aims to address the challenges investors, companies and policymakers alike face when it comes to sustainability.

We launched our Ceres 2020 digital program last week with three successful sessions, and are excited now to announce the following sessions for April.

Electrolux Highlights Lower Emissions and Introduces New Framework in 2019 Sustainability Report

Article

April 2, 2020 - Electrolux, a sustainability leader in the appliance industry, reports a 75% reduction in CO2 emissions from its operations since 2005. To reflect the Group’s new commitment to become climate neutral across the supply chain by 2050, and its increasingly holistic approach to sustainability, the overall sustainability framework has also been updated.

General Motors Earns 2020 Energy Star® Partner of the Year — Sustained Excellence Award

Press Release

DETROIT, March 31, 2020 /3BL Media/ - General Motors is proud to announce that it has received the 2020 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership and superior contributions to ENERGY STAR.

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