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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 “

INFOGRAPHIC | How Schneider Electric Supports Its Customers to #MovetheDate

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Schneider Electric is part of Global Footprint Network partners worldwide committed to encourage individuals to help #movethedate by making pledges. This includes learning more about sustainability levers and trying out new habits to lower one’s personal Ecological Footprint.

Schneider Electric devient partenaire du Global Footprint Network pour repousser la date du Jour du dépassement de la terre

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Le 2 août 2017, l’humanité a consommé toutes les ressources que la terre peut produire au cours d’une année. Ce jour arrive de plus en plus tôt chaque année. En d’autres termes, l’humanité consomme 1,7 fois plus que la Terre n’est capable de régénérer.

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Le 2 août 2017, l’humanité a consommé toutes les ressources que la terre peut produire au cours d’une année. Ce jour arrive de plus en plus tôt chaque année. En d’autres termes, l’humanité consomme 1,7 fois plus que la Terre n’est capable de régénérer.

Schneider Electric se asocia con Global Footprint Network para mover la fecha del día mundial del sobregiro ecológico

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  • Este año la fecha del “Sobregiro Ecológico” ocurrió el 2 de agosto, la fecha más temprana en la historia humana.
  • En otras palabras, la humanidad está actualmente utilizando recursos 1.7 veces más rápido de lo que los ecosistemas del planeta los pueden regenerar.
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  • Este año la fecha del “Sobregiro Ecológico” ocurrió el 2 de agosto, la fecha más temprana en la historia humana.
  • En otras palabras, la humanidad está actualmente utilizando recursos 1.7 veces más rápido de lo que los ecosistemas del planeta los pueden regenerar.

Schneider Electric Partners with Global Footprint Network to #MoveTheDate of Earth Overshoot Day

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  • Earth Overshoot Day 2017 fell on August 2, the earliest date ever, according to Global Footprint Network
  • In other words, humanity currently demands 1.7 times more than Earth’s ecosystems can regenerate. 
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  • Earth Overshoot Day 2017 fell on August 2, the earliest date ever, according to Global Footprint Network
  • In other words, humanity currently demands 1.7 times more than Earth’s ecosystems can regenerate. 

States, Local Government Step Up to Play Increasingly Critical Role in a Smarter Clean Energy Future

The federal government has long shaped U.S. energy policy, but today, we see states and corporations taking up the mantle
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The federal government has long played a central role in shaping U.S. energy independence and security. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA). Over the last decade, federal programs have significantly influenced the energy sector, particularly in the development of smart grids and renewable energy.

NRG | Sustainable Retail Operations: Green Mountain Energy

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Green Mountain Energy (GME) is one of the NRG retail companies with a growing multi-state presence. GME is the nation’s longest serving company dedicated to providing 100 percent renewable energy and continues to be among the nation’s most trusted names in renewable energy.

All Regulations Are Local: States Surge to Help Set Clean Energy Agenda

Newest Strategic Directions report finds states driving energy policy
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Surface reads of recent headlines declaring the federal government’s about-face on energy policy might suggest a shift in recent trends for the power generation sector. A new administration has vowed to roll back numerous environmental regulatory policies aimed at reducing the nation’s carbon footprint and mandating improvements to existing fossil fuel plants. These announcements are leading some to believe that power providers have new impetus to rewrite their long-term planning to account for these changes.

Sundance Square and Green Mountain Energy Announce Extended Clean Energy Partnership

42 Buildings Will Use 100 Percent Renewable Energy to Create Major Environmental Impact
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FORT WORTH, Texas, August 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Sundance Square, a 35-block mixed-use development in downtown Fort Worth, announced today it has extended its nine-year relationship with Green Mountain Energy for another seven years to provide renewable energy for all of its 42 buildings. This decision reinforces Sundance Square’s commitment to cleaner electricity and increases the amount of renewable energy used at the development from 50 percent to 100 percent.

How to Stay the Course Toward A Low Carbon Future: Three Effective Corporate Strategies

by Holly Emerson
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Despite contemporary obstacles on the road to climate action, companies, non-profits and cities recognize addressing climate change is important and are continuing their work to achieve climate success. Holly Emerson, Ingersoll Rand senior sustainability analyst, shares 3 strategies to help businesses achieve a low-carbon future. She recommends establishing a long-term climate commitment, empowering customers to reduce their carbon footprints and encouraging authentic employee engagement.

See the full article on The Green Tie.

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