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Winners Revealed in Environmental Finance’s 2018 Voluntary Carbon Markets Rankings

SCS Global Services Wins Best Verification Company
Summary: 
  • South Pole Group wins in four of 16 categories
  • Baker McKenzie retains stranglehold on Best Law Firm title
  • Natural Capital Partners secures two titles
  • VCS displaces Gold Standard as Best Voluntary Standard
  • New winners include SCS and Biofilica
Press Release
  • South Pole Group wins in four of 16 categories
  • Baker McKenzie retains stranglehold on Best Law Firm title
  • Natural Capital Partners secures two titles
  • VCS displaces Gold Standard as Best Voluntary Standard
  • New winners include SCS and Biofilica

Europe, Asia Lead the Way to the Factories of the Future

Summary: 
  • The World Economic Forum identifies nine of the best factories in the world
  • These “lighthouses” are selected from a survey of over 1,000 manufacturing sites based on a successful track record of implementing technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution
  • Three of the nine “lighthouse” sites are in China, five are in Europe and one is in the United States
  • For more information about the Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2018, please visit: http://wef.ch/amnc18
  • Follow the conversation using #AMNC18
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  • The World Economic Forum identifies nine of the best factories in the world
  • These “lighthouses” are selected from a survey of over 1,000 manufacturing sites based on a successful track record of implementing technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution
  • Three of the nine “lighthouse” sites are in China, five are in Europe and one is in the United States
  • For more information about the Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2018, please visit: http://wef.ch/amnc18
  • Follow the conversation using #AMNC18

NRG Helps Customers Reach Sustainability Goals

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A key part of our business is to enable customers to achieve sustainable energy outcomes. In 2017, we provided energy consumers across two key segments - Residential and Small Business, and Commercial and Industrial - with access to cleaner, smarter energy choices.

Residential and small business

To properly meet the needs of our customers’ lifestyles and environmental goals, NRG’s retail brands propose a variety of retail electricity plans, products and services. This portfolio is divided into three pillars of offerings:

Ingersoll Rand Reaffirms Commitment to ESG in Latest Sustainability Supplement

Press Release

SWORDS, Ireland, September 7, 2018 /3BL Media/– Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, has published its eleventh annual sustainability supplement. The supplement is designed to provide a comprehensive update on Ingersoll Rand’s progress on environmental, social and governance issues and how the company transforms everyday life. It can be viewed here

Ingersoll Rand Unveils Solar Power System at New Jersey Manufacturing Plant As Part of Its Global Climate Commitment

The site now generates about 15 percent of its power through 5,500 photovoltaic panels
Press Release

DAVIDSON, N.C., September 6, 2018 /3BL Media/– Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, announced that a 1,990 kW GE Solar PV power system is now online and generating power at its 430,000 square-foot manufacturing facility in Trenton, N.J.

Harvesting the Best Farm Bill Possible (Part 1)

Farms, food, energy and conservation
Blog

With the first public meeting of the 2018 Farm Bill conference committee taking place this morning, the House and Senate begin the process of agreeing on a compromise version of this landmark agricultural legislation.

Duke Energy Adding $600,000 to Program That Will Help Additional South Carolina Families Pay High Seasonal Energy Bills

Summary: 
  • Share the Warmth program has assisted Palmetto State families for more than 30 years
  • Funds are available now to qualified customers who apply through local partner agencies
Press Release
  • Share the Warmth program has assisted Palmetto State families for more than 30 years
  • Funds are available now to qualified customers who apply through local partner agencies

High-End Woodworking Company Improves Energy Efficiency and Performance with New Vacuum Pumps

Blog

by Greg Marciniak

Modern Woodcrafts creates architectural interiors for a variety of retail, institutional, corporate and hospitality spaces. Their recent projects include renovating the Tiffany & Co stores in the Bal Harbor Florida shops, and furnishing and installing the perimeter fixtures and custom showcases for Lux Bond & Green’s fourth retail location.

Operational Efficiency Builds Sustainable Future at Plymouth Mill

Blog

In 2017, Domtar set forth a vision to establish our pulp business as a growth driver for the company. Since then, the pulp leadership team has enacted tangible plans to optimize and improve operational efficiency at Domtar’s core pulp mills through a combination of capital investments and continuous improvement projects with the goal to grow the business into a world-class global supplier with strong long-term customer partnerships.

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