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2018 Green Power Leadership Awards: A Review of Categories, Eligibility, Criteria, and the Application Process

Press Release

The 2018 Green Power Leadership Awards application period will open February 5 and will close on April 6. EPA co-sponsors the Awards in conjunction with the Center for Resource Solutions (CRS). The awards recognize leading organizations that have helped further the green power market through their green power procurement, innovation, overall green power strategy, and impact.

During this webinar, EPA and CRS will provide information related to eligibility, evaluation criteria, and application content for each of the award categories, as well as answer questions.

CLP Looks Ahead After Shining in Hong Kong’s Sustainability Arena

Blog

Another year of pushing CLP Group’s sustainability work to the next level has borne fruit, with industry recognition earned in Hong Kong and beyond.

At the CDP Hong Kong and South East Asia awards, CLP was named the best performing Hong Kong company with a score of A- for its water programmes in 2017. It was ranked top of the Hong Kong-based or listed companies which participated in the CDP survey. The assessment was based on the climate change, water and forest-related data received from 1,073 of the world’s largest companies.

The Idea That Transformed the Carolinas

3 men tamed the Catawba River and brought electricity to Carolinas textile mills
Blog

The Carolinas we know today are shaped from Dr. Gill Wylie’s simple idea more than 100 years ago. He wanted to turn water into electricity.

UPS Longitudes | Our Top 5 Sustainability Articles of 2017

A year-end look at the best sustainability content from Longitudes.
Blog

There are no longer separate paths for business and sustainability success – those two lanes are now one and the same.

But even as the corporate community reaches a consensus on the importance of sustainable practices, many questions remain about how best to balance environmental, efficiency and commercial concerns.

These questions take on an even greater urgency amid the rise of urbanization, straining already limited resources and congesting transportation networks around the world.

King Khalid Responsible Competitiveness Award Winners Honored by King Salman in Saudi Arabia

Press Release

NEW YORK and LONDON, January 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The winners of the 2017 King Khalid Responsible Competitiveness (RC) Award were honored in the prestigious annual Award Gala that took place in December 2017 in Riyadh. King Salman recognized and acclaimed winning companies for their excellent sustainability and responsible competitiveness leadership, outstanding management practices and innovative social and environmental initiatives.

The winners of the 2017 Responsible Competitiveness (RC) Award are:

Overall Winners

Consumers Energy Provides $10 Million To Help Michigan Families Stay Safe and Warm

Assistance Will Benefit Thousands of Families During Frigid Weather
Press Release

JACKSON, Mich., January 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Consumers Energy announced today that it’s donating $10 million that will go directly to helping people in need with their energy bills – assistance that will help thousands of families to stay safe and warm through this cold Michigan winter.

Schneider Electric WEBINAR | Last Chance, Last Call: How to Align Corporate Environment Objectives With Climate Science

Save the date: Tuesday, January 23, 2018 11am EST/4pm GMT
Multimedia with summary

Don’t miss this stimulating discussion about corporate climate action with WWF and HP!

What is the conversation about?

  • Science-Based Targets (SBTs), which can help align corporate environmental objectives with climate science.

Who has joined SBTs?

  • There are more than 300 companies! Is yours on the list?

If not, why don’t you let them know about this new trend in corporate sustainability?

New CITGO CEO Arrives in Houston

Press Release

HOUSTON, January 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ – CITGO President and CEO Asdrúbal Chávez conducted his first corporate meeting today with top senior executives and management to review the Company’s 2017 results, including the record-setting safety performance and operational achievements.

UK Energy Sector Transformation Marks Historic Milestones

Article

In the chronicles of Great Britain’s energy industry, 2017 will go down as a significant year. At a time already characterized by change and uncertainty, two events stand out. One signals a break with the past; the other suggests the shape of things to come.

In April, for the first time ever, Britain’s National Grid ran for 24 hours without any coal-generated power. In September, for the first time ever, the cost of wind power in Britain fell below that of nuclear power.

Local Schools Plug In to Help Improve Air Quality in Their Communities

Schools in the El Monte Union High School District are the first to install EV charging stations through SCE’s Charge Ready program
Article

The five schools that make up the El Monte Union High School District are all less than 20 miles away from the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains. On a good day, students and staff have a crisp, clear view of the local mountains. Too often, though, the mountains appear hazy, rather than clear as they should be, because of the smog.

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