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Ceres Applauds President Biden's Bold Executive Action on the Climate Crisis on First Day

On Inauguration Day, President Biden took swift action to reenter the U.S. into the global Paris Agreement and announce a new executive order aimed at tackling the climate crisis
Press Release

As President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris are sworn into office today, Ceres, business leaders, and advocates around the globe are applauding their swift action to reenter the U.S. into the global Paris Agreement, and a set of new executive actions to tackle the climate crisis.

Supporting Paris Agreement Reentry to Complement Significant Industry Progress

By Lynn Good, Chair, President and Chief Executive Officer, Duke Energy
Press Release

Our country is at a critical point in addressing the important issue of climate change. At Duke Energy, we’re taking aggressive action to address this challenge while delivering affordable, reliable, and increasingly clean energy. This is what our customers, communities and stakeholders expect from us and what we expect from ourselves.

How Will America's Environmental Initiatives Change Under President Biden?

Blog

We’re coming off a year that was defined by transformative and disruptive change. Now there is plenty more on the horizon with a new presidential administration taking office here in 2021.

What should environment, health, safety, and sustainability professionals expect as America welcomes new leadership in the White House? Will the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris lead to increased federal emphasis on environmental initiatives? It seems very likely.

'Watershed Move' by Total to Leave American Petroleum Institute Over Climate Policy, Ceres Says

Press Release

January 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Andrew Logan, Ceres’ director of oil and gas, released the following statement following the news that Total has become the first oil major to leave the American Petroleum Institute over its stance on climate policies. 

Black & Veatch Launches New Environmental Business Unit

New organization focuses company’s vast experience in delivering environmental solutions as clients seek environmental science, regulatory, climate and sustainability solutions
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., January 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ – As enterprises thoughtfully work to meet environmental objectives from regulators, shareholders and consumers, Black & Veatch announces the launch of a dedicated environmental business unit to support those objectives.

Net Zero Gaining Momentum Like Never Before Among Investor and Business Community

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2020 can't get behind us fast enough. But the shocking realization we've all faced about how vulnerable our society and global economy is also one of the reasons we've seen the remarkable embrace of ‘net zero’ by the business community this year.

Adapting to the Evolving Energy Landscape Through Public-Private Partnerships

Julian Gonsalves explains how public-private partnerships can provide government officials with solutions to meet reliability, resiliency and environmental targets.
Blog

Can public-private partnerships (P3s) help governments adapt to the evolving energy landscape?

 The energy landscape has been changing dramatically. Aggressive climate goals, impact of COVID-19 on government revenue and budgets, aging infrastructure, decreasing cost of energy, stakeholder pressure, need for resiliency, and innovative technical and market solutions are just a few of the factors driving this transformation. 

2020's Top 10 Trends in Purpose

Article

2020 was undisputedly a year like none other. What started off with widespread wildfires in Australia was soon eclipsed by the COVID-19 pandemic, followed in quick succession by economic uncertainty, growing racial inequity and unrest, political divisiveness – and the most active hurricane season on record.

WSP USA Develops Air Monitoring Equipment for Oil and Gas Facilities

AirWatch System™ solar-powered air monitoring equipment and data technology is providing continuous air emissions monitoring of hazardous pollutants.
Blog

A small, unassuming enclosure is emerging as an essential environmental tool with innovative technology that improves the way oil and gas facilities keep their worksites safe and environmentally compliant.

The AirWatch System™ hydrocarbon monitor provides continuous emissions monitoring at oil and gas facilities for hazardous air pollutants, including volatile organic compounds and hydrocarbons (C5-C16). The system was first implemented at a Colorado facility in 2019.

Enbridge's ESG Commitments Earn Favorable Attention From Sustainability Rankings

Tapped by S&P Global Ratings, DJSI and Carbon Disclosure Project as an energy industry leader
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In November, Enbridge became the largest company in North America’s oil industry—and the first midstream energy company in Canada—in committing to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by the year 2050.

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