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Schneider Electric | WHITE PAPER: Embrace and Combine New Energy Opportunities Into Disruptive Technologies to Meet Energy Challenges

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Aggressive innovation among energy solutions providers, in response to pressures such as corporate demand and policy changes including the Paris Climate Accord, has accelerated development of new clean technologies.

How to Power a Sustainable Future: The Latest Version of UN Global Sustainability Yearbook

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Are you part of the energy (r)evolution? Get connected with Global Sustain’s annual yearbook, which includes contributions from leading orgs — UN Conference on Trade and Development, Stanford University, World Energy Council, and others.

Read the article from Cyril Perducat, EVP of IoT & Digital Transformation at Schneider Electric, pg. 106: http://seESS.co/3fmmp

Whirlpool Corporation Using Wind Energy to Power Plants, Education

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In its ongoing mission to be more sustainable, Whirlpool Corporation is constantly searching for ways to lower its carbon footprint and increase its output of clean, renewable energy.

As part of those efforts, Whirlpool Corporation’s American wind projects are growing. In late 2016, the company completed construction of a wind farm near its Findlay, OH plant, and broke ground at two additional plants in Ottawa, OH and Marion, OH.

On the Road to #COP23 Schneider Electric Showcases Programs to Meet the Objectives of the Fight Against Climate Change

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After a successful COP22 in Marrakech (Morocco), the Climate Chance World Summit conference took place in Agadir, Morocco. It is the biggest event for non-state actors (local authorities, companies, NGOS, etc.) before COP23, gathering more than 300 speakers. As a participant of, Schneider Electric showed some solutions and programs that combine social business models with clean technologies in order to harmonize actions performed in the fight against climate change and for the implementation of the 17 Sustainable  Development Goals “

Strange Bedfellows Find Common Ground

Earth Day 50 Challenge Summit Yields “To-Do List” for Corporate America
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SAN FRANCISCO and DALLAS, October 4, 2017 /3BL Media/ - There may be hope for America after all.

Cox Enterprises Achieves 100,000 Ton Recycling Milestone

Milestone achieved during 10-year anniversary of Cox Conserves
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ATLANTA, September 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Cox Enterprises today announced that the company has recycled more than 100,000 tons of materials since 2013. This milestone coincides with the 10th anniversary of the company’s Cox Conserves sustainability program, which has a goal of achieving zero waste to landfill by 2024.  

Mars CEO: Industry Must Fix ‘Broken’ Engine of Global Business to Tackle Urgent Climate & Social Threats

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  • ​CEO Grant Reid, speaking ahead of UN General Assembly and Climate Week, believes the engine of global business – its supply chain – is broken and requires transformational, cross-industry collaboration to fix it
     
  • Says that to deliver on un Sustainable Development Goals and The Paris Accord it requires widening the focus to include social and environmental impacts far beyond direct operations
     
  • Comments come as Mars launches its “Sustainable in a Generation Plan” –  in which it will invest almost $1 billion over the next few years to tackle urgent threats including climate change, poverty in the supply chains and scarcity of resources
     
  • M&M’s – one of the world’s most iconic brands – steps up to engage consumers on critical sustainability issues
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  • ​CEO Grant Reid, speaking ahead of UN General Assembly and Climate Week, believes the engine of global business – its supply chain – is broken and requires transformational, cross-industry collaboration to fix it
     
  • Says that to deliver on un Sustainable Development Goals and The Paris Accord it requires widening the focus to include social and environmental impacts far beyond direct operations
     
  • Comments come as Mars launches its “Sustainable in a Generation Plan” –  in which it will invest almost $1 billion over the next few years to tackle urgent threats including climate change, poverty in the supply chains and scarcity of resources
     
  • M&M’s – one of the world’s most iconic brands – steps up to engage consumers on critical sustainability issues

Want Solar Energy? New NC Law Makes It Easier for You

New customer offerings, rebates and a whole lot more solar highlight law
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Renewable energy and consumers will benefit from a new law in North Carolina to increase the amount of solar energy in the state.

The “Competitive Energy Solutions for North Carolina” law signed recently by Gov. Roy Cooper positions the state for continued solar growth while saving customers money.

Ecocentricity Blog: Solar Physics

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In a sense, the Sun is just being generous. It already has enough energy to fuse atoms together over and over and over again, which just creates more energy that it is willing to share with us. Thank you, Sun!

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In a sense, the Sun is just being generous. It already has enough energy to fuse atoms together over and over and over again, which just creates more energy that it is willing to share with us. Thank you, Sun!

Black & Veatch: Renewables, Distributed Energy Resources Driving Investments in Power Transmission Assets

Strategic Directions Report finds business models challenged by shifting customer demand
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., August 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The influx of renewables and evolving customer demand for green energy and reliability are driving the electric industry to make significant capital investments in power delivery assets.

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