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On a viewing platform high above the Yangjiang Nuclear Power Station, CLP Chairman Sir Michael Kadoorie looked out on a spectacular panoramic view of the gigantic complex sprawling below him.

Armies of construction workers busily installed the last two generating units of the six-unit plant, which will throw out 6,516MW of power when the station goes into full operation next year, providing clean energy across Mainland China’s Guangdong province.

CMS Energy Announces Two New Wind Energy Parks

Projects Will Provide Up to 250 Megawatts of Clean, Renewable Energy
Press Release

JACKSON, MI, June 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ – CMS Energy today announced the addition of two new planned wind energy parks to its portfolio that will produce up to 250 megawatts of clean, renewable energy.

Consumers Energy Marks 100 Years for Tippy Dam

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by Michelle Graves

BRETHREN — Tippy Dam in Brethren joins an elite group in becoming Consumers Energy’s latest hydroelectric facility to mark 100 years.

On Saturday, Consumers Energy celebrated the milestone by opening the dam to public tours — 240 people who preregistered were able to take a look inside the dam and learn more about it.

Circularity: A New Way of Thinking, A New Business Model

by Nick Blandford, Global Sr. Program Manager at Schneider Electric & Co-Founder at Vibes YYJ
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Approximately 1 million plastic drinking bottles are purchased every minute and every year people around the world use up to 5 trillion disposable plastic bags. And the crazy fact is that most of this plastic is used only once.

CLP Strives to Connect to People for Sustainable Development

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The CLP Group has been participating in the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) Leadership Program, an intensive year-long executive education initiative which prepares leaders for sustainability challenges and opportunities, since 2004.

Three Things You May Have Missed: GM Moves Quickly, Safely to Lead in Future of Personal Mobility

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Over the last several years, General Motors has made considerable progress towards realizing our vision of a world with zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion. Those efforts were advanced recently with three key announcements over a brief, seven-day period:

VIDEO | Barclays Citizenship Awards: The Water Challenge Team

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The Water Challenge team produced one of the most widely read Barclays research reports of 2017, highlighting how the energy industry can help protect water resources. The report, The Water Challenge, Preserving a Global Resource, was published in partnership with Columbia University. The report analyses financial and technical solutions the energy industry can use to lower water-related costs and improve its fresh-water footprint, featuring case studies of companies improving outcomes as a result of these innovative solutions and partnerships. 

Fortune 500 Companies Focus on Climate Change's Effect on Earnings

by John Howell, Editorial Director, 3BL Media
Blog

Of the several big issues that have attracted the attention of brands taking stands recently, climate change looks to be topping the agendas of the world’s largest companies.

New Sustainability Report Highlights Ecolab’s Role as a Global Catalyst for Corporate Responsibility

Press Release
June 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ - In its new annual corporate sustainability report, Catalyst for a Better World, Ecolab Inc. (ECL) highlights how it helps customers reduce water and energy use, ensure clean hospitals, hotels and restaurants, and safely produce the world’s food and energy.
 

NRG Energy INFOGRAPHIC | 2017 Sustainability Achievements At-A-Glance

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Sustainability is at the heart of NRG’s mission. It is a business opportunity to meet evolving market demands in a rapidly changing industry. Our sustainability efforts focus on driving business results, reducing risk and enhancing our brand value. To help create a sustainable energy future, we prioritize our work into five key pillars:

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