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CBRE Releases Eleventh Annual Corporate Responsibility Report

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CBRE, the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, has released its eleventh annual Corporate Responsibility Report. The 2017 report – themed “Sharing the Responsibility” -- highlights CBRE’s many accomplishments as a leader in responsible business practices within the commercial real estate industry.

CBRE achievements highlighted in the report include:

Bloomberg: Proving the Business Case for Sustainability

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Bloomberg strives to decouple company growth from environmental impact, while increasing the efficiency and resiliency of our operations in a changing world.

Cypress Creek Renewables and NRG Innovate the Future of Solar Power for Texas Commercial and Industrial Customers

New Plan Brings Sustainability and Simplicity with Fixed-Price Renewable Energy at Sites Across Texas
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HOUSTON, June 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Cypress Creek Renewables, one of the largest integrated solar energy companies in the U.S., and NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) announced a joint project where Cypress Creek will develop and operate 25 megawatts of solar projects for NRG to support commercial and industrial customers. The environmentally friendly solar installations will be the foundation of a new type of simplified fixed-price renewable energy plan for large businesses, adding an innovative dimension to a proven product structure.

Right of Way (ROW) Owners Allow the Bees to Tell Their Stories

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There are so many utilities and other right-of-way owners out there that are providing a commendable contribution to the environment and conservation, but the sustainability focus always seems to be on the "bigger" concerns, such as emissions or larger animals that people can relate to like a sweet manatee or a cute cougar cub. All of the good things that happen with right-of-way vegetation management remain unnoticed.

Experimental Solar Road in Georgia Is Paving a New Way

By Monica Medina and Miro Korenha
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The first solar roadway in the U.S. debuted on an 18-mile stretch of I-85 in southwestern Georgia.  It's called the Ray C. Anderson Memorial Highway, and the asphalt is a living laboratory now known as The Ray -- it offers a vision of how highways could look and function in the future.

Solar Highways for the 21st Century

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Revenue from highway solar could provide a steady revenue stream instead of the doomed gas tax, unpopular tolling, and unreliable congressional appropriations.

By Max Maxfield
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Revenue from highway solar could provide a steady revenue stream instead of the doomed gas tax, unpopular tolling, and unreliable congressional appropriations.

VIDEO | Sustainability and Circular Economy Everywhere at Schneider Electric

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Across the globe, about 50 percent of CO2 emissions are tied to materials goods that often produce a significant amount of physical and financial waste. Each year, global economy uses 90+ B tons of Natural resources, of which only 8% is getting recycled. Today we consume 1,7 planets in resources each year, even if there is no landfill in nature. Resources flow in circular loops from creation back to regeneration. Our globalized economy, mostly linear, needs to be changed urgently.

2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Named Northwest Green Vehicle of the Year

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  • 2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid named the overall winner for its combination of fuel-efficiency, ample cabin space, user-friendly amenities and value
  • Northwest Automotive Press Association members drove 19 vehicles at their annual Drive Revolution green vehicle competition, including battery-electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids and full hybrids
  • As the first electrified vehicle in the minivan segment, the Pacifica Hybrid has an innovative, advanced hybrid powertrain and achieves 84 miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe) in electric-only mode, 33 miles of all-electric range and 566 miles of total range
Pacifica Hybrid also named Northwest Family-sized Plug-in Hybrid of the Year for the second consecutive year
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  • 2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid named the overall winner for its combination of fuel-efficiency, ample cabin space, user-friendly amenities and value
  • Northwest Automotive Press Association members drove 19 vehicles at their annual Drive Revolution green vehicle competition, including battery-electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids and full hybrids
  • As the first electrified vehicle in the minivan segment, the Pacifica Hybrid has an innovative, advanced hybrid powertrain and achieves 84 miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe) in electric-only mode, 33 miles of all-electric range and 566 miles of total range

Supply Chains Delivering Business Profit Not Added Costs

This year’s Responsible Supply Chain Summit Europe (London, 10-11 October 2018) comes back stronger than ever focusing on driving cost savings, reducing climate impacts and minimizing social risks
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C-Suite leaders in responsible supply chain from United Nations Global Compact, H&M, Nestlé, Sodexo, Neal’s Yard Remedies, OHCHR, DSM and Mattel have already confirmed to speak. Access the brochure here to see the unrivalled speaker line-up and agenda topics

Our ‘future-fit’ agenda covers 5 key themes:

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Releases Annual CSR Report

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PALO ALTO, Calif., June 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Artificial intelligence, blockchain and cryptocurrency: today’s hottest emerging technologies have the potential to reinvent the way we live, but also demand unprecedented amounts of energy and computing resources – calling into question their impacts on our environment, climate, and dwindling resources. In fact, research suggests that by 2025 the IT sector could consume 20% of all the world’s electricity generation. So how can the industry balance innovation and sustainability?

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