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The Value of Smart City Initiatives Offer New Twist on Old Question of Affordability

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Black & Veatch’s 2017 Strategic Directions: Smart City/Smart Utility Report reinforces lessons learned in the past year—although governments and municipalities believe strongly in the smart city model, they continue to struggle to fund these efforts.

HP's New Greenhouse Gas Goal Aligns with Climate Science

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HP announced it will redouble its efforts to slash greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from global operations and strengthen relationships with key organizations that urge businesses to improve environmental performance.

HP Commits to Climate Change, Plans to Cut Carbon Footprint 25% by 2025

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With the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) set to change hands and the future of the U.S. role in the historic Paris climate agreement unknown, it is more important than ever for the private sector to show its commitment to addressing climate change.

HP to IT Industry: Bring Transparency to E-Recycling Supply Chains

by Jessica Lyons Hardcastle
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HP says transparency is key to ensuring responsible electronics recycling, and as such the tech company has disclosed the names and locations of all of its recycling vendors — and is challenging the IT industry to follow suit.

Red Wing Shoe Company Embarks on 25-Year Solar Energy Partnership with NRG

Company’s subscription to community solar farms will reduce greenhouse gas emissions
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by Editorial Team

Today we were excited to announce that Red Wing Shoe Company — a global leader in the design, production and distribution of safety and lifestyle footwear as well as work-related footwear and apparel — has signed Solar Subscription Agreements for two NRG community solar farms in Minnesota’s Olmstead and Dodge counties. 

Yorkshire Building Society’s First CR Report Does UK Financial Services Proud

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Yorkshire Building Society Group has outlined how it is making a lasting and positive impact on society in the first annual review of its corporate responsibility performance.

Highlights reported by one of the UK’s largest member-owned mutual organisations include a record level of colleague volunteering, with over 26,000 hours being donated to projects and charities in local communities in 2016.

The Group has reduced its carbon footprint by 8% since 2012 and achieved CarbonNeutral® status.

A.P. Moller-Maersk Sustainability Report 2016 Released

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The Sustainability Report 2016 follows A.P. Moller - Maersk’s continued work to unlock growth through their business, while operating responsibly and sustainably. The Report details the changes made on the ground at shipyards in Alang, India, progress on activities to create shared value by enabling trade, and a special feature on responsible tax. 

HP Challenges IT Industry: Clean Up Electronics Recycling

by Sarah Murry
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When U.S. consumers drop off their old electronics at local e-waste centers for recycling, most assume their aging gadgets will be safely dismantled and have their components either scrapped or re-used. But that’s not always the case, according to Basel Action Network (BAN), an environmental nonprofit.

FCA Creatively Reuses Fabric and Seat Belt Remnants

FCA, one of the most sustainable automotive groups in the world, is contributing daily to the transition to a circular economy
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In recent decades, demands on the planet’s resources have increased to a level that now represents a significant threat to our environment. Our economy is also highly dependent on our ability to manage these finite resources. As such, the transition to a circular economy – and away from the traditional “take-make-dispose” or “linear” economy – is vital to a sustainable future.

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