Using electricity more efficiently helps us minimize our carbon footprint while avoiding millions of dollars in costs. Energy-efficient lighting, heating and cooling systems, data centers, and information technology (IT) equipment all help lighten our load. We power our facilities with modest amounts of renewable energy. When feasible, we build new buildings according to the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) methodology.
Global Power Leader Cummins celebrated 50 years of remanufacturing experience on Global Remanufacturing Day April 8, highlighting the important role returning parts to a useful life plays in the company’s sustainability efforts.
CINCINNATI, April 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Fifth Third today announces that it has joined the Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials (PCAF), the latest in a series of steps taken by Fifth Third to understand and measure its own climate impact. Earlier this year, Fifth Third announced that it achieved carbon neutrality for its operations under Scope 1, Scope 2 and business travel under Scope 3 emissions.
In April 2019, the Life Science business of Merck* launched a four-year initiative that was aimed at improving its sustainability efforts when it came to packaging. For a global business shipping around 30,000 packages every day, the task was enormous. From reducing the overall amount of packaging it was using, maximising recycling, improving plastics sustainability and even targeting zero deforestation, the initiative was a statement of intent by the business to begin to understand its environmental impact – and do something about it.
CALHOUN, Ga., April 7, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Mohawk Group’s award-winning Relaxing Floors carpet line is featured in the Journal of Sustainability’s special issue, entitled “Architecture and Salutogenesis: Beyond Indoor Environmental Quality.” The inclusion is a notable distinction, achieving scholarly recognition for the line’s strong scientific backing and sustainability-driven initiative.
Where Climate, Health, and Equity Meet in the Built Environment, 15th Annual Living Future 2021 Focused on Inclusion and Unity
SEATTLE, April 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Rosa Sheng, Director of Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion and Higher Education Studio Leader for San Francisco for SmithGroup, and Adrianna Quintero, Senior Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Energy Foundation, join Mark Chambers, Senior Director for Building Emissions at the White House Council on Environmental Quality to round out the keynote addresses at Living Future 2021: Inclusion + Unity, where climate, health, and equity meet in the built
How can we ensure access to a sufficient supply of healthy, diverse, and safe food for a growing global population – while limiting the impact on the environment and coping with climate change? This is one of the key challenges of this century. And innovation in global agriculture is a central part of the solution.
Ørsted announces final investment decision on the combined wind and solar PV project Helena Energy Center in South Texas and integrates the US trading team into the Onshore business.
Ørsted has taken a final investment decision on its largest onshore project to date, the 518 MW hybrid wind and solar PV project, Helena Energy Center, with an expected operational date in the first half of 2022.
The project expands Ørsted's onshore portfolio to Bee County, South Texas. The hybrid nature of the project allows Ørsted to maximise the use of the excellent location, in a highly liquid market, on a primary transmission import path into the San Antonio load centre and in an area characterised by strong coastal winds and sunshine.