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Republic Services First U.S. Recycling and Solid Waste Services Provider to Set SBTi-Approved Science-Based Target to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Company Committed to 35 Percent Reduction by 2030
Press Release

PHOENIX, September 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) has become the first U.S. recycling and solid waste services provider to have its emissions reduction target approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi)1 as consistent with levels required to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.

Republic Services First U.S. Recycling and Solid Waste Services Provider to Set SBTi-Approved Science-Based Target to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Company Committed to 35 Percent Reduction by 2030
Press Release

PHOENIX, September 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) has become the first U.S. recycling and solid waste services provider to have its emissions reduction target approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi)1 as consistent with levels required to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.

Duke Energy Aims to Achieve Net-Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050

Summary: 
  • Company accelerates to reducing carbon by at least 50% by 2030
  • Path to zero carbon requires investments in research, technology
  • National leaders applaud bold new goals
Press Release
  • Company accelerates to reducing carbon by at least 50% by 2030
  • Path to zero carbon requires investments in research, technology
  • National leaders applaud bold new goals

Leading the Future of Energy with a Lighter Footprint

Chevron signs an agreement to source Permian operations with wind power
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The whisper of wind across the desert of West Texas means a lot more now than a cool break from the summer heat. It also means more affordable, reliable and cleaner energy to support our growing asset base. As global energy demand increases, Chevron is looking to lead in the future of energy; that includes a commitment to developing more energy with less environmental impact. One big step toward that goal is a recently signed 12-year green power purchase agreement (PPA) to supply Chevron’s current West Texas Permian electricity load (~65 megawatts) from renewable sources.

AIDA President Felix Eichhorn Presents Green Cruising Strategy at UNWTO Summit in Saint Petersburg

Press Release

ROSTOCK, Germany, September 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ How can we use innovations to tackle climate change? That was one of the central questions at the UNWTO summit meeting which took place in Saint Petersburg (Russia) from September 10–13, 2019. AIDA Cruises President Felix Eichhorn had been invited to discuss approaches for achieving climate targets with high-ranking representatives of the member countries of the UN world organization for tourism.

Premiere in Barcelona: AIDAnova Is First Ever Ship to Be Supplied With Low-Emission Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) in the Mediterranean

On April 26, 2019, AIDA Cruises and numerous representatives from politics, port-related businesses and tourism celebrated the first-time arrival of the world's first LNG cruise ship in Barcelona.
Press Release

September 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ – On the same day AIDAnova was fueled for the first time in the Mediterranean with the lowest-emission fuel currently available to shipping industry, in Europe's biggest cruise port. As of now, alongside Palma de Mallorca, Barcelona has become not only the second start and end destination for AIDAnova's seven-day cruises in the Mediterranean: Thanks to a partnership with Shell, the cruise ship will also be regularly supplied with liquefied natural gas (LNG) at the Spanish metropolis.

Gap Inc. Signs Renewable Energy Agreement to Achieve 2020 Goal

Blog

Global apparel retailer Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) announced that it has signed a 90 Megawatt (MW) virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) for the Aurora Wind Project with Enel Green Power North America, marking one of the largest offsite renewable energy contracts by an apparel retailer. The 12-year agreement is Gap Inc.’s latest renewable energy deal and will enable the company to reach its 2020 goal to reduce absolute Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for its owned and operated facilities by 50 percent compared to 2015.

Sustainability Group Awards Two Wind Energy Projects in Iowa With Highest Ratings

Alliant Energy projects, with Black & Veatch as Owner’s Engineer, recognized for environmental and community impacts by Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., August 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Of the many wind energy projects in the United States, only three are verified as sustainable by the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure. Recently, two of them -- developed by power generation and distribution provider Alliant Energy with support from Black & Veatch as owner’s engineer – were the first wind projects ever to achieve the Envision Platinum rating, the highest rating from the Institute.

Google Rethinks Product Design for Sustainability-First Approach

Blog

In a world where some sustainability challenges seem almost too large or too complex to solve, tackling issues can seem like a herculean task. And yet, the concept of scale is a mighty one – and the decisions of one large company can help change the course on a grand scale. Take Walmart’s commitment to only sell concentrated liquid laundry detergent.

Carnival Corporation's Costa Cruises Holds Steel-Cutting Ceremony for Costa Toscana, Its Second LNG-Fueled Ship

Construction of Costa Toscana has begun at the Meyer Turku shipyard, where sister ship Costa Smeralda is nearing completion
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Construction of Costa Toscana has begun at the Meyer Turku shipyard, where sister ship Costa Smeralda is nearing completion

Costa Cruises' two new flagships are among 10 next-generation "green" vessels on order for Carnival Corporation that will be powered in port and at sea by liquefied natural gas, the world's cleanest burning fossil fuel

Press Release

Construction of Costa Toscana has begun at the Meyer Turku shipyard, where sister ship Costa Smeralda is nearing completion

Costa Cruises' two new flagships are among 10 next-generation "green" vessels on order for Carnival Corporation that will be powered in port and at sea by liquefied natural gas, the world's cleanest burning fossil fuel

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