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Getting smart about H2O

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Wells Fargo is working to conserve resources and lessen its impact on the environment. Efficient use of water is important to the communities they serve, and they are working toward a company-wide goal of reducing water use by 45 percent by the year 2020.

Read more at bit.ly/18UtxNL

Honda Taps Wind To Boost Sustainability Credentials At Ohio Plant

by Antonio Pasolini
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Originally published on Justmeans

Honda’s plant in Russells Point, Ohio, will start operations of two wind turbines, making it the first major automotive manufacturing facility in the United States to get part of the power it needs from on-site wind turbines. The plant will reduce its emissions, thanks to the clean 10,000-megawatt hours (MWH) per year the turbines will produce, as studies of the location and wind speeds predict. 

True Cost Economy

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Sustainability advocates throughout the U.S. agree that the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as an insufficient measurement for our economy, as it does not accurately reflect the cost of negative externalities associated with goods and services.

Boeing Finds Significant Potential in "Green Diesel" as a Sustainable Jet Fuel

Current fuel for trucks could supply 1 percent of global jet fuel demand
Summary: 

- Price-competitive, biofuel reduces CO2 emissions

- Current fuel for trucks could supply 1 percent of global jet fuel demand

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- Price-competitive, biofuel reduces CO2 emissions

- Current fuel for trucks could supply 1 percent of global jet fuel demand

Mars Named a Finalist for the 2013 U.S. State Department Award for Corporate Excellence

Company Recognized for Cocoa Sustainability and Economic Development Efforts in Indonesia
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Mars, Incorporated announced today the company was named one of the top 12 finalists for the Secretary of State’s 2013 Award for Corporate Excellence (ACE) for its cocoa sustainability and economic development work in Indonesia.

Ford Announces Solar Hybrid-Electric Car

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Imagine a car that ran completely on sunlight. You could park it outdoors on a sunny day, and while you shopped or worked or visited friends, it would be quietly refilling its tank, at no cost to you.

Well, you don’t have to imagine any further, this car will be revealed to the public for the first time at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), in Las Vegas next week.

Honda Taps Into Wind Turbines for Renewable Energy at Ohio Plant

Two Turbines Are Projected to Supply 10 Percent of the Plant’s Electricity
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RUSSELLS POINT, Ohio, January 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Consistent with Honda’s long history of innovation and the company’s global commitment to reduce CO2 emissions, Honda Transmission Mfg. of America, Inc., has finalized installation and will begin operation of two power-producing wind turbines at its plant in Russells Point, Ohio, through an agreement with a subsidiary of ConEdison Solutions of Valhalla, NY.

Cisco is Picking up Speed with Solar

by Andy Smith
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Did you know that every hour the sun beams onto Earth more than enough energy to satisfy global energy needs for an entire year? Or that solar energy produces little to no greenhouse gasses? Clearly, solar power has the potential to reduce our reliance on other forms of energy, but how do we harness it?

Read more about how Cisco is taking up the challenge.

Bloomberg's Sustainable Sydney Office

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Bloomberg's new Sydney office is Australia's most sustainable and coveted office building. It features an outdoor roof terrace and is LEED Platinum. The office is also the location for the announcement of a major new solar project. 

Learn more about Bloomberg Sustainability.

Shift Happens

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By Carol Pierson Holding

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