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“Sustainability in Action” Video Series

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Whether through environmental, social or economic initiatives, Ingersoll Rand is committed to making the world a better place to live, through sustainability and energy efficiency. A new video series, “Sustainability in Action,” shines a light on the many ways in which the company uses creativity, engagement and works with customers to deliver on its global climate commitment.                                             

Black & Veatch: Low prices, Security Concerns Push Natural Gas Industry to Look Inward

Strategic Directions Report explores balance between growth opportunities and impacts of capital constraints
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OVERLAND PARK, Kansas,  24 October 2016 /3BL Media/ – Emerging global markets, liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects and increased coal plant retirements represent growing opportunities for the natural gas industry even as low-price conditions hinder capital investments. This outlook, found in Black & Veatch’s just-released 2016 Strategic Directions: Natural Gas Industry Report, reflects widely varying market outlooks for the upstream, midstream and downstream segments.

Q&A with DuPont Chief Sustainability Officer

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1. What attracted you to leave the public sector and join DuPont?

City of Birmingham Joins Trane in Launching Energy Saving Upgrades at Sustainability Commitment Signing Ceremony

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Birmingham, Ala., Oct. 14, 2016 /3BL Media/ – In partnership with Trane, the city of Birmingham, Alabama, formalized its commitment to sustainability and launched energy saving upgrades to 125 city buildings at an Oct. 5 event at Titusville Public Library. Trane is a leading global provider of indoor comfort solutions and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand.

Slated for completion in 2018, the $61.3 million project is expected to cut annual energy and operational costs by more than 30 percent, saving more than $100 million over the next two decades.  

DuPont Issues 2016 Sustainability Report

Cites Progress Against Sustainability Goals
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DuPont has released its 2016 Sustainability Report, highlighting progress against its 2020 Sustainability Goals and ongoing commitment to areas such as food security, environmental stewardship, and diversity and inclusion. 

World Bank Group and Nespresso Partner to Help Coffee Farmers in East Africa

BioCarbon Fund grant to combat climate change
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October 7, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Nespresso has today announced a joint investment of $6 million with the World Bank’s IFC (International Finance Corporation) in a landmark collaboration project to support coffee farmers in East Africa to combat the effects of climate change.

Sentinel Awards Honor National Geographic Special 'Bill Nye's Global Meltdown' for Outstanding Efforts to Engage Viewers on Climate Change

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Bill Nye's Global Meltdown, the acclaimed science educator's recent documentary for the National Geographic Channel chronicling the worldwide effects of climate change, took home top honors at the Sentinel Awards in Hollywood on September 28.

Hydropower is Making Waves as a Source of Renewable Energy

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In northern Norway, the hydropower station Øvre Forsland “sits on a riverbed at the edge of a forest, with an exterior that aims to reflect the irregular shapes of the spruce trees forming its backdrop,” the Guardian reported last month. While the sleek design attracts tourists and complements the scenery, its purpose is much more remarkable.

Carnival Shipboard and Shoreside Employees Participate in International Coastal Cleanup Day

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Hundreds of Carnival Cruise Line employees, both on board and ashore, did their part to help our environment by participating in the annual International Coastal Cleanup Day, the world’s largest single day cleanup event spearheaded by the Ocean Conservancy.

From Florida and the Caribbean to Central America and Europe, Carnival employees pitched in to clear debris and collect refuse at a variety of seaside destinations, underscoring the cruise line’s ongoing commitment to environmental protection and preservation.

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