Enviva’s Port of Chesapeake receives award for its efforts to improve water quality, reduce energy use, and restore the Elizabeth River
BETHESDA, Md., January 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Enviva, a leading renewable energy company specializing in sustainable wood bioenergy, today announced it was the recipient of the Elizabeth River Project’s “Sustained Distinguished Performance River Star Business” award. The Elizabeth River Project is a non-profit organization that leads community efforts to restore the environmental health of the Elizabeth River while affirming the river’s continued value to the port economy near Hampton Roads, Virginia.
by Kimberly Ryan, Senior Portfolio Manager, Wells Fargo Private Bank
Commercial real estate can have a significant impact on the environment and an increasing number of real estate industry professionals are incorporating sustainability practices into corporate strategy and building management. Kimberly Ryan, Portfolio Manager for Wells Fargo Private Bank’s Social Impact Investing (SII) REIT strategies offers her thoughts on the benefits of integrating sustainability and ESG analysis into the REIT investment process.
Beverage Industry Continues to Drive Improvement in Water and Energy Use
February 12, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Today the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) marks the release of select results from the 2014 benchmarking study. In its eighth year of benchmarking, BIER recognized a number of key findings pointing to continued efforts on the part of the beverage industry to improve water and energy usage.
For the sixth consecutive year, the environmental nonprofit CDP has commended 21st Century Fox for the transparency and thoroughness of its corporate sustainability program. CDP assesses the depth and quality of companies' climate change data each year, and the organization's latest report ranks 21st Century Fox among the top 7% of S&P 500 companies, placing it on the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index.
Cisco’s EnergyOps team is tasked with reducing energy consumption and increasing energy efficiency at our offices, labs, and data centers worldwide. Cisco’s labs are our largest consumer of energy and although we are putting a lot of effort into improving the efficiency of those environments, we’re finding great success in taking a more holistic approach that includes implementing efficiency opportunities within all of our building support systems such as HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning), building controls, and lighting.
Did you know the energy used by our kiosks remains the company’s largest environmental impact? This energy doesn’t factor in to our greenhouse gas emissions, so we have a separate goal to reduce our kiosks’ energy use.
Our goal is to reduce the average energy used by each kiosk by 15 percent by 2015, compared to a 2010 baseline. And we’re starting to move in the right direction, as we saw a 1 percent reduction in 2013, compared to 2010.
Coinstar design changes decrease average energy use