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A New Era for Sustainability at Radisson Hotel Group

2018 HAS BEEN A VERY ACTIVE AND EXCITING YEAR, AS RADISSON HAS ENTERED A NEW ERA FOR THE COMPANY AND CONTINUES POSITIONING THEMSELVES FOR THE FUTURE.
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April 2, 2019 - One of the first big milestones for this Responsible Business pioneer in the hospitality industry, was the introduction of the umbrella corporate brand – Radisson Hotel Group – leveraging the global brand recognition of Radisson. The company defined a new five-year strategy, in which Responsible Business is one of the essential drivers of delivering Memorable and Meaningful Moments to guests.

Partners in Purpose: Duke Energy Solar Plants Will Remove 1 Billion Pounds of CO2 Per Year

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Duke Energy recently announced locations for three new universal solar plants in the state of Florida. The plants are expected to eliminate 1 billion pounds of carbon dioxide emissions each year beginning in early 2020.

Duke Energy plans to add a total of 700 MW of solar power throughout Florida by 2022.

3BL Media is proud to be Duke Energy's partner in purpose.

Google, GM, Facebook and Walmart Lead Launch of Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance

Largest group of corporate renewable energy buyers in the U.S. targets 60 gigawatts of corporate renewables by 2025
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WASHINGTON, March 28, 2019, /3BL Media/ General Motors, Google, Facebook and Walmart, along with over 300 other companies, launched the Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance (REBA)—the largest group of corporate renewable energy buyers in the United States.

Video | Arrow Electronics and Close the Gap Go on a Digital Training Tour through Kenya

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Arrow Electronics and social enterprise Close the Gap launched its third DigiTruck in August 2018. The DigiTruck is a mobile, solar-powered classroom and enterprise incubator. The new unit serves the Kenyan capital of Nairobi - one of Africa’s commercial hubs and a portal for Africa’s development in the 21st Century.

Kenya is poised to be a global success story because of its motivated youth, a dynamic private sector and improving infrastructure. But it must address gaps in modern workforce skills and technology access to unlock its potential. 

HEULIEZ BUS Receives Largest Order to Date for Its Newly Launched Electric Citybuses

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QBUZZ, a Dutch public transport company, has purchased 49 articulated Heuliez GX437 electric citybuses to be used in the Groningen and Drenthe regions of The Netherlands representing the largest order to date for this model. The delivery will start in December 2019 with an option to replace with a further 51 units within four years leading to the complete electrification of the entire regional bus network.

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QBUZZ, a Dutch public transport company, has purchased 49 articulated Heuliez GX437 electric citybuses to be used in the Groningen and Drenthe regions of The Netherlands representing the largest order to date for this model. The delivery will start in December 2019 with an option to replace with a further 51 units within four years leading to the complete electrification of the entire regional bus network.

Schneider Electric's Commitment to "Zero Waste to Landfill"

Zero waste to landfill means more waste recovery, and fewer wasted resources
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Nature has no landfills. But our economy is heavily "take-make-dispose." Rethinking our impact helps protect natural resources and we're working to make our supply chain more circular.

By 2020, 200 of our sites will be zero waste to landfill, meaning 95% of metal and 97% of non-metallic waste is recovered.

Learn more about Schneider Electric's commitment to sustainability here

Legislation to Keep U.S. in the Paris Agreement Builds on Congressional Momentum for Climate Action

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March 27, 2019 /3BL Media/ The sustainability nonprofit organization Ceres applauds U.S. House leaders for taking bold action today with the introduction of new legislation aimed at tackling climate change by ensuring the U.S. remains in the historic Paris Agreement.

Earth Hour 2019: A Single Hour to Inspire a Movement to Protect Our Planet

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WASHINGTON, March 27, 2019 /3BL Media/–This Saturday, March 30 at 8:30 PM local time, individuals, businesses and cities around the world will switch off their lights for one hour to celebrate Earth Hour and recommit to protecting the planet.

From the Sydney Opera House to the Empire State Building and the Eiffel Tower, thousands of iconic landmarks will join millions of people to show their support for the fight against climate change and the conservation of the natural world.

Duke Energy Florida Announces 3 More Solar Power Plants, Totaling 195 Megawatts

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  • Company continues to make progress on adding 700 MW of solar generation through 2022

  • By early 2020, company’s solar power plants will eliminate more than 1 billion pounds of carbon dioxide emissions each year

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  • Company continues to make progress on adding 700 MW of solar generation through 2022

  • By early 2020, company’s solar power plants will eliminate more than 1 billion pounds of carbon dioxide emissions each year

Consumers Energy Achieves Broad Support for Breakthrough Clean Energy Plan, Files Settlement

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JACKSON, Mich., March 26, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Consumers Energy and other stakeholders have filed a settlement with the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) on the company’s Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) outlining a breakthrough Clean Energy Plan for Michigan. The plan positions Consumers Energy as a national clean energy leader and demonstrates its commitment to people, the planet and Michigan’s prosperity.

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