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Consumers Energy Dedicates First Ever Solar, Battery Storage Systems on Grand Rapids’ West Side

Circuit West District Provides Glimpse at Michigan’s Energy Future
Press Release

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., January 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Consumers Energy today dedicated Michigan’s first ever rooftop solar array and battery storage system in a vibrant and growing area of Grand Rapids.

Diode Ventures to Support Google’s Carbon Free Energy Profile Effort in Taiwan

The innovative renewable energy project will add up to 10 MW solar PV to the technology leader’s clean energy portfolio in Asia
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., January 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Diode Ventures, a Black & Veatch company, announce they have been selected to finance and develop a solar farm of up to 10-megawatt (MW) in Tainan City, Taiwan that will help expand Google’s position as the world’s largest purchaser of renewable energy.

Schneider Electric’s Circular Business Models Have Resulted in 12% Revenues According to World Economic Forum

Press Release

DAVOS, Switzerland, January 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Schneider Electric, the global leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, has won The Circulars 2019 award in the Multinational category. The Circulars, an initiative of the World Economic Forum and the Forum of Young Global Leaders, run in collaboration with Accenture Strategy, is the world's premier circular economy award program.

Delivering Responsible Real Estate Investment Opportunities

Clarion Partners believes that the sustainability and competitiveness of its properties go hand in hand.
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In its fourth year, the Clarion Partners Corporate Responsibility Report outlines exactly how the firm is working to deliver against its CR mission and other environmental, social and governance (ESG) goals. 

Report highlights include:

  • In 2017, more than 125 employees volunteered 330 hours of time to community relations and charitable initiatives.

Arrow Electronics Expands Access to Agriculture Technology in Rural Schools

Press Release

DENVER, January 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Now in its fourth year of sponsorship, Arrow Electronics is celebrating the National Western Stock Show by expanding access to agricultural technology in rural schools. The company is sponsoring a new STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) program at Eads High School in Eastern Colorado that aims to improve livestock management. 

Duke Energy Named One of Fortune’s "World’s Most Admired Companies" For Second Consecutive Year

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Company’s customer-centric culture continues to deliver strong value to customers and shareholders

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Company’s customer-centric culture continues to deliver strong value to customers and shareholders

An Interview With Lori Michelin, CEO & President of the World Environment Center (WEC), and Francisco Suarez, Former Chair of the Board of WEC, on Fostering Solutions With Business to Address Sustainable Development

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Ms. Michelin and Mr. Suarez discuss the global sustainability work of WEC and its mission to advance sustainability in partnership with WEC member companies, governments, multilateral and academic institutions, and other NGOs.   Mr. Suarez shares how member companies such as Coca Cola-FEMSA, of which he is the Director of Business Development, participate in WEC’s forefront activities and projects, and the importance of having a membership comprised of global corporate sustainability leaders.  Mr.

Ecocentricity Blog: A Shattered Record

By: John A. Lanier
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Tesla’s Model 3 is the new king, with a whopping 139,782 vehicles sold in 2018! December alone saw more than 25,000 Model 3s purchased.

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Tesla’s Model 3 is the new king, with a whopping 139,782 vehicles sold in 2018! December alone saw more than 25,000 Model 3s purchased.

The Arbor Day Foundation Attends the United Nations Climate Change Conference

And we came back with some key learnings
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In December of 2018, the Arbor Day Foundation attended the United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP24, in Katowice, Poland to advocate for investments in natural climate solutions, specifically forests and trees.

The Best 2018 Sustainability Articles From UPS Longitudes

A year-end look at the top sustainability content from Longitudes
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Brian Hughes | UPS Longitudes

Diversification was the sustainability story of 2018.

From innovative urban planning to a greater understanding of online returns to a growing fleet of electric vehicles, sustainable solutions came in many different shapes and sizes.

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