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Putting Purpose Into Action: A Message From Our CEO

It's never been clearer: our future depends on companies that not only innovate boldly, but ones that act with integrity.
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Over the past months, we’ve seen ties between health, progress, and prosperity strain in real time due to the hardships brought on by the pandemic. Life as we know it changed dramatically, as did the role of the private sector in many ways.

EarthxEnergy: Finding Sustainable Environmentalism in Shale, Nuclear, and Geothermal Energy Production

This Responsible Energy Acquisition conference invites industry and thought leaders to discuss sustainable solutions for the challenges facing energy production in the United States
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DALLAS, October 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- EarthX and scientific consulting firm Medusa Analytical are hosting a conference highlighting sustainable environmentalism in the energy sector on October 22nd and 23rd at earthx.org. Sessions aim to uncover the connections between environmental stewardship and energy production and acquisition. Speakers will touch on the industry’s most prevalent weaknesses and how they are being addressed technologically, operationally, and legislatively.

How Duke Energy Will Reach Net-Zero Carbon Emissions

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By 2050, Duke Energy plans to achieve net-zero carbon emissions. It’s ambitious, but since 2005, the company has reduced its emissions by 39 percent.

Duke Energy Unveils Sweeping Clean Energy and Emissions Reduction Plan at Inaugural ESG Day

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  • Company to double renewable portfolio output to 16 gigawatts by 2025, and to 40 gigawatts for regulated utilities by 2050.
  • Plans to accelerate coal reduction across the Carolinas and Midwest.
  • New commitment to reduce methane emissions in its natural gas business to net-zero by 2030.
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  • Company to double renewable portfolio output to 16 gigawatts by 2025, and to 40 gigawatts for regulated utilities by 2050.
  • Plans to accelerate coal reduction across the Carolinas and Midwest.
  • New commitment to reduce methane emissions in its natural gas business to net-zero by 2030.

YKK Commits to Achieving Climate Neutrality by 2050

Sustainable trims leader announces Sustainability Vision 2050 addressing climate change, material resources, water resources, chemical management and human rights
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TOKYO, October 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ – At today’s Copenhagen Fashion Summit, global sustainable trims leader YKK announced the YKK Sustainability Vision 2050, which will serve as a roadmap to the company achieving net-zero emissions by 2050, among other targets. The Sustainability Vision 2050 consists of five themes with corresponding sustainability goals, as well as ten SDGs.

Theme 1:  Climate Change  Tackle greenhouse gas emissions and increase use of renewable energy

Accenture Sets Industry-Leading Net-Zero, Waste and Water Goals

Peter Lacy named to newly created role of Chief Responsibility Officer and Global Sustainability Services Lead
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NEW YORK, October 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced new commitments to sustainability — including industry-leading goals for net-zero emissions, as well as a newly created leadership role — as it moves to embed responsible business practices in all of its services and across every area of the company.

The company is unveiling three industry-leading goals:

Microsoft's President US, Kate Johnson - Keynote PowerChat with Ideagen's CEO George Sifakis

Microsoft's President US, Kate Johson Keynote PowerChat
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Ideagen TV's Most Powerful Interview of 2020 - Watch Kate Johnson, President Microsoft US Keynote PowerChat with Ideagen's CEO, George Sifakis.... #Empathy

Watch the interview here https://bit.ly/3lplwwe and learn more about Kate's incredible leadership at: https://bit.ly/33FzFiM

Ofgem Awards New Renewable Energy Site Audit Programme

Expertise in multiple renewables technologies key to successful delivery of UK-wide initiative
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REDHILL, United Kingdom, October 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Black & Veatch has secured UK energy regulator Ofgem’s Renewable Obligation Statistical Audit Programme. The award follows a process of competitive tender.

The company will deliver the regulator’s new statistical audit programme of randomly selected accredited renewable energy generating stations. The new work, to be carried out alongside the existing targeted audit programme, significantly increases the number of audits Black & Veatch will conduct for Ofgem.

Industry Insight: Our Pandemic Recovery Must Be a Green Recovery

by Gareth O’Reilly
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Last summer’s devastating bushfires unified communities and politicians with pledges to recover and rebuild. They also ignited the climate change debate, fuelling the push to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and their environmental consequences.

Gareth O'Reilly, President, Pacific, Schneider Electric.
Our economic recovery must contribute to addressing the climate change challenge and reducing emissions, says Gareth O'Reilly, President, Pacific, Schneider Electric. 

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