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Schneider Electric VIDEO: Aligning Sustainability Goals with Climate Science

by Emmanuel Lagarrigue
Blog

A new movement has begun, with more than 300 companies coming together to lead the fight against climate change.

The need for a low-carbon future has become undeniable, a conclusion supported by the Paris Climate Agreement. The expansion of an unchanged energy system, with anything close to current levels of carbon-dioxide (CO2) intensity, would likely lead to global warming in excess of 4 degrees Celsius by the end of the century[1]— a crisis scientists agree would cause widespread and disastrous ecological problems.

Schneider Electric VIDEO: Accelerating the Energy Transition: 4 Dimensions for Progress

by Jean-Pascal Tricoire
Article

While the 2015 Paris Agreement was the theoretical call for action to limit worldwide temperature to well below 2 degrees, there is a need for implementing this call with concrete action.

Better energy, greater prosperity

Balancing Modern Power: The Convergence of Natural Gas and the Electric Market

Article

One might think the proliferation of renewables would spell the demise of natural gas, but market leaders know that gas-fired generation will continue to play an important role even as an influx of renewable energy reshapes the American power landscape.

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Schneider Electric VIDEO | Why Should Companies Attend Climate Conferences?

Watch the Interview with Our Sustainability SVP, About COP23 Main Take-aways
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“Schneider Electric’s participation in COP23 has become a tradition for many years. We are in these meetings to better understand stakes, especially for climate change, and to discuss with other stakeholders to find the right solutions.”
                                    
-- Gilles Vermot Desroches, Senior Vice President, Sustainability, Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric VIDEO | Nurturing Sustainability from Our Core to Our Customers

by Emmanuel Lagarrigue
Blog

Sustainability is in Schneider Electric’s DNA. It is rooted in everything we do. Our mission is to help our customers meet their sustainability goals while continuing to grow their business.

But we must start with ourselves. We know that sustainable businesses are more innovative, efficient and having more engaged employees. Businesses really canreduce their resource consumption while thriving in today’s economy.  The following are key learnings from our sustainability program.

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How Well Do You Know Your Incentive Programs?

Clever energy storage financing could boost your general fund
Article

If your K-12 school district or community college could reduce energy costs and steer those savings to educational improvements, wouldn’t you jump at the chance? California’s Grossmont Union, Poway Unified, Mountain View Los Altos and Visalia Unified are just a few of the districts that have tapped into energy storage to shrink their electrical bills.

Whirlpool Corporation in Ottawa Going Wind Power

By Joseph Sharpe
Article

Whirlpool Corporation is continuing their efforts to think green when it comes to powering their manufacturing plants.

It's hard to miss, but there's a new 25 story wind turbine just down the road from the Ottawa Whirlpool Plant. This is the third Whirlpool operation in Ohio to use wind energy to partially power the plant. 

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Whirlpool Finishes Work on 1.5 MW Wind Turbine at Ottawa Plant

By Jonathan Monk
Article

OTTAWA, OH (WTOL) - The Whirlpool Corporation is "amping" up their promise to become a clean energy partner in our area. 

Last year, The Whirlpool corporation announcede two wind turbine projects, 3 turbines in Marion and a single turbine in Ottawa. The project cost $13.5 million, but it's part of an ongoing effort to help improve Whirlpool's local environmental impact.

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UPS Launches eBike in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Set for Dec. 2 at Laura Ward Riverwalk Plaza
Press Release

ATLANTA, November 30, 2017 /3BL Media/ - UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced the launch of an eBike that will deliver packages along Las Olas Boulevard and in surrounding neighborhoods in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The electrically-assisted tricycle supports Fort Lauderdale’s Green Your Routine program, geared toward  achieving the city’s sustainability goals, and, Vision Zero Fort Lauderdale, a citywide initiative to create safer streets for everyone.

Falkenberg Becomes Carlsberg's First Carbon-Neutral Brewery

by Sustainable Brands
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Carlsberg Group is now one step closer to achieving its Together Towards Zero goals — the company’s brewery in Falkenberg, Sweden is now 100 percent powered by biogas and clean electricity, thereby reducing its CO2 emissions to zero.

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