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7 Companies Leading the Net Zero Energy Revolution

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Last year marked a global shift in corporations adopting low-carbon and net-zero pledges as experts at the United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP26, declared that the climate crisis is at a critical inflection point.

Energy Asset Hardening Through Data-Driven Modeling

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Though weather-related disruptions to the power grid are nothing new, the increase in extreme weather events caused by climate change means power system failures are much more frequent. But as customers feel the effects of more and more outages, those very events are sparking positive change by bringing light to the weaknesses of our aging energy systems.

Global Warming vs. Climate Change: Their History and Their Differences

By: John A. Lanier
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While similar and often used interchangeably, “global warming” and  “climate change” do have distinct meanings. Understanding the differences starts with climate science and its interesting history. Filled with scientists from centuries ago who first documented the potential for the climate changes we are experiencing today, we can see the origins of the phrases global warming and climate change.

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While similar and often used interchangeably, “global warming” and  “climate change” do have distinct meanings. Understanding the differences starts with climate science and its interesting history. Filled with scientists from centuries ago who first documented the potential for the climate changes we are experiencing today, we can see the origins of the phrases global warming and climate change.

Ecocentricity Blog: Climate on an Earth the Size of a Football Field

By: John A. Lanier
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This week's Ecocentricity is a repost of a blog written for Drawdown Georgia several weeks back. Since it has relevance beyond Georgia, it's being shared here. As you'll see, when you imagine the earth at a smaller scale, it's remarkable just how sensitive our climate is to relatively minor changes in our atmosphere.

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This week's Ecocentricity is a repost of a blog written for Drawdown Georgia several weeks back. Since it has relevance beyond Georgia, it's being shared here. As you'll see, when you imagine the earth at a smaller scale, it's remarkable just how sensitive our climate is to relatively minor changes in our atmosphere.

Earth Day 2022 - KeyBank Outlines How It Will “Invest in Our Planet”

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KeyBank is committed to expanding its strong legacy of climate stewardship – taking bold actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, become carbon neutral in our operations, and support environmental equity. Key’s responsible business practices and investments are making a measurable impact on reducing our environmental footprint and building more sustainable communities.

'Climate Champions' Mark Ruffalo, Adam Mckay, Christiana Figueres and Zamzam Ibrahim Unite With Benevity to Boost Support for Climate-related Nonprofits

According to Benevity data, climate-related nonprofits received only 3.2% of all donations in 2021, despite the climate emergency
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CALGARY, Alberta, April 21, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Benevity Inc., a leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced it is bringing together some of the world’s most high-profile and passionate advocates for sustainability and climate justice to boost support for climate-related nonprofits.

A Roadmap for Climate Resiliency Strategy

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Investors and regulators increasingly expect companies to have both a decarbonization strategy (greenhouse gas accounting, science-based targets, low-carbon transition plan) and a climate resiliency strategy (managing acute/chronic physical risks and regulatory/market transition risks).

Powering Customers Forward in an Era of Data, Digitization, and Decarbonization

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By Robert Gaudette
Executive Vice President, NRG Business

The energy market is in transition. Change and disruption are at hand. For the businesses we serve, I see that as a good thing. It’s my team’s job to help educate customers on possibilities in the energy space, helping them to move forward.

Four Ways Investors Can Act on Climate Change

Climate change presents risks, but there are ways for investors to take part in positive change.
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By Lily Trager
Wealth Management, Head of Investing with Impact

AllianceBernstein: Carbon Handprints: A New Approach to Climate-Focused Equity Investing

By David Wheeler & Daniel C. Roarty
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How can investors gain confidence that an equity portfolio is invested in companies that are really helping to address climate risk? Focus on a company’s carbon handprint, which measures the positive impact, or carbon avoided, by using its products. By combining an assessment of carbon handprints with research of business fundamentals, we believe investors can create a portfolio of companies with superior long-term return potential that are providing solutions to the world’s biggest climate challenges.

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How can investors gain confidence that an equity portfolio is invested in companies that are really helping to address climate risk? Focus on a company’s carbon handprint, which measures the positive impact, or carbon avoided, by using its products. By combining an assessment of carbon handprints with research of business fundamentals, we believe investors can create a portfolio of companies with superior long-term return potential that are providing solutions to the world’s biggest climate challenges.

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