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Consumers Energy’s Sustainability Report Focuses on Triple Bottom Line Commitment to People, Planet, Michigan’s Prosperity

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At Consumers Energy, we’re passionate about making life in Michigan better today while keeping an eye on the future – ensuring this is a great place to live for the generations ahead.

Today, Consumers Energy released our annual Sustainability Report. The report offers insight into our company’s work to serve two-thirds of Michigan’s residents and our Triple Bottom Line commitment to people, the planet and Michigan’s prosperity.

Study: White Oak Pastures Beef Reduces Atmospheric Carbon

Third party sustainability science firm validates Southwest Georgia farm is storing more carbon in its soil than pasture-raised cows emit during their lifetimes.
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BLUFFTON, Ga., May 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Will Harris is many things to many people. To chefs and foodies, he is a legendary farmer producing some of the world’s best pasture-raised meats infused with the terroir of South Georgia. To athletes, body-hackers, and health-conscious consumers, he is the owner of White Oak Pastures, which ships humanely-raised, non-GMO, grassfed proteins to their doorsteps. To the communities surrounding Bluffton, Georgia, he is one of the last good ole’ boys and the largest private employer in the county.

Ceres Applauds U.S. House Leaders for Bill to Keep U.S. in the Paris Agreement

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BOSTON, April 30, 2019 /3BL Media/— The sustainability nonprofit organization Ceres applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for bringing to a vote a new bill aimed at keeping the U.S. as a participant in the historic Paris Agreement on climate change. This will be the first climate bill to be voted on in the U.S. House in the last 10 years.

“This will be a pivotal moment for policy action on climate change in Washington,” said Anne Kelly, vice president of government relations at Ceres.

Consumers Energy | Bright Future Blooms

Pipeline restoration work creates new habitat for bees, butterflies
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Tom Hess has worked with many companies during his 28-year career as an environmental inspector.

In many cases, Hess has experienced clients who tolerate his environmental recommendations, or do only what’s required — often with pressure.

Thus, Hess wasn’t sure what to expect when he proposed spending extra money to restore construction areas on a major natural gas pipeline project for Michigan-based Consumers Energy. He suggested using seed mix containing native grasses and wildflowers to attract bees, butterflies and other pollinators losing habitat across the country.

EPA Recognizes GM for Green Power Leadership

GM Ranks No. 29 on EPA’s National Top 100 List of Green Power Users
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DETROIT, April 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ — General Motors has earned a spot on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Top 100 List of the largest green power users from the Green Power Partnership. Ranked No. 29, GM is the only automotive company on this list. GM is also No. 6 on the GPP’s Top On-Site Generation list and No. 14 on EPA’s list of Green Power Partners from the Fortune 500®.

eBay for Charity Partners with Bill Nye, Ellen DeGeneres and Little Sun to Celebrate Earth Month

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Today, in celebration of Earth Day, eBay is shining a spotlight on the environment with a newly launched Earth Month campaign alongside Ellen DeGeneres, Bill Nye, and social business Little Sun to raise funds and support various environmental issues including global conservation efforts for space science exploration, women in the aerospace industry, endangered species and universal access to clean energy.

GM Earns ‘Biggest Loser’ Recognition in the Michigan Battle of the Buildings

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DETROIT, April 26, 2019 /3BL Media/ - General Motors has won the title of 2018 Biggest Loser in the Michigan Battle of the Buildings competition for its energy and water reduction efforts at three Michigan sites. Over 1,000 buildings across the state competed in the year-long energy and water reduction competition hosted by the U.S. Green Building Council of West Michigan (USGBC-WM).

Three Michigan-based GM facilities earned recognition, including:

Citi Releases 2018 Global Citizenship Report

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April 29, 2019 - Citi today released its 2018 Global Citizenship Report, highlighting efforts made in the last year to responsibly provide financial services that enable growth and progress.

Lockheed Martin’s Annual Sustainability Report Highlights Resource Efficiency, Employee Wellbeing and other Key Areas

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BETHESDA, Md., April 25, 2019  /3BL Media/ – Lockheed Martin today released its 2018 corporate sustainability report, “The Science of Citizenship.” The peer-recognized report details the corporation’s approach to sustainability, which incorporates sound science and future-oriented thinking to address pressing environmental, social and governance issues.

Focus on Gas and Petrochemicals in the Transition to Low Carbon Future

OMV presents performance and action plans to fulfill 15 sustainability targets by 2025
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On April 18, 2019, OMV, the international integrated oil and gas company based in Vienna, published its 14th Sustainability Report. The OMV Sustainability Report provides a detailed overview of the company's sustainability performance, along with its activities, achievements and challenges.

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