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AT&T Releases 2016 Annual Sustainability Update: A Letter from our Chairman and CEO

By Randall Stephenson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AT&T
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Since our start, AT&T has been about one thing: harnessing the power of our network to change lives and improve the world. And just as our network technology has gotten better over the years, so has our ability to address some of society’s toughest challenges.

NRG Energy’s Sustainable Customers Goals and Performance

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A key part of our business is enabling customers to achieve sustainable energy outcomes. In 2016,
 we provided more consumers and companies with access to cleaner, smarter energy choices through our Business Solutions team and our multi-brand retail business.

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Making sustainable attainable is a big part of what
we provide our business customers through a wide range of solutions in four main categories: renewables, services, distributed, and thermal.

UPS Commits to More Alternative Vehicles, Fuel and Renewable Power by 2025

Sets Science-Based Target and Publishes Annual Corporate Sustainability Report
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ATLANTA, June 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced aggressive new sustainability goals to add more alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles to its fleet while increasing its reliance on renewable energy sources.

MGM Resorts International Earns 4 Green Globes Certifications for 26 Properties

MGM Resorts International Earns 4 Green Globes Certification for 45 million square feet of property. Green Globes benchmarks and documents commitment to environmental efficiency practices
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The Green Building Initiative (GBI) is pleased to announce that MGM Resorts International has earned Four Green Globes® certifications for 26 retrofit building projects at various MGM Resorts’ Las Vegas properties. More than 45 million square feet of hotels, casinos, convention centers and resort campus spaces were retrofit to save energy and water, improve the indoor environment for guests and staff, reduce emissions and resource waste, and employ environmental management methods. 

Watch National Geographic’s Coal Industry Documentary for Free Until July 3

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From June 26 until July 3, audiences can watch From the AshesNational Geographic’s new feature documentary about the coal industry, for free on YouTube

Barclays | Green Growth

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Barclays continues its commitment to the renewable energy sector with a refinancing package of £47m for Tirgwynt onshore wind farm in mid-Wales.

Barclays has agreed refinancing for a Welsh wind farm that will provide enough renewable energy to power 21,500 homes.

Tirgwynt, near Carno in Powys, mid-Wales, is a 12-turbine onshore wind farm run by Belltown Power, which builds, owns and operates renewable energy sites across the UK.

Second Year of Microsoft Affordable Access Initiative Grants Awarded

Meet some of the entrepreneurs bringing internet connectivity, access to energy and economic opportunity where they're needed most
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He made a vow. When his 16-year-old daughter died from an illness doctors could not diagnose, Allen Bailochan Tuladhar promised he would carry out her dream to help young people in Nepal obtain better access to technology and computer science education.

UPS Commits to More Alternative Vehicles, Fuel and Renewable Power

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UPS’s 15th annual Sustainability Report provides a complete update on the company’s sustainability efforts, including a new goal to reduce absolute greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions 12 percent by 2025 across global ground operations, a goal developed using methodology from the Science Based Targets initiative.

WBCSD Insider Perspective | Low-Carbon Technology Partnerships Initiative (LCTPi 7)

Last week during Sustainable Energy Week in Brussels, 250 sustainability professionals and policymakers from across the world gathered at the seventh global meeting of the LCTPi 7.
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The event was hosted in cooperation with the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) at the heart of the European Union. The setting was particularly fitting, as the meeting marked a new point in WBCSD’s LCTPi work, deepening the dialogue with policymakers ahead of COP23 in Bonn.  

Key themes included innovation, the importance of climate leadership in the changing geopolitical landscape, as well as the need for businesses and government to address the climate challenge.

Coal: New Film Shows How Bad It Is For Your Health

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Is America in an unhealthy relationship with coal? Without someone's help, it can be difficult to objectively assess a relationship that you are in and decide whether to continue. Consider then From the Ashesa new documentary film premiering on the National Geographic channel this Sunday (June 25 at 9 pm ET), a relationship counselor.

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