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CBRE Earns 2018 Energy Star® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award

Eleven consecutive years of EPA recognition
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LOS ANGELES, April 3, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized CBRE (NYSE: CBRE) with a 2018 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership and superior contributions to ENERGY STAR. This marks the eleventh consecutive year CBRE has earned ENERGY STAR’s Partner of the Year award.

Bloomberg: Xi Has a New Signup for China’s Pollution Fight: Walmart

Retailer plans to reduce carbon emissions in China by 2030
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Chinese President Xi Jinping has vowed to slash pollution and prioritize living standards over unbridled growth. On the other side of the globe in Bentonville, Arkansas, the world’s largest retailer is signing on.

AMLI Residential, Green Mountain Energy Commit to 100 Percent Renewable Energy in Houston and Dallas

Solar panels to power four Dallas communities
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HOUSTON, April 3, 2018 /3BL Media/ AMLI Residential and Green Mountain Energy Company have announced a sustainability partnership to install 330 kW of solar panels across four AMLI communities in the Dallas area. AMLI is also purchasing 100% renewable energy for all of the common areas at its apartment communities in Houston and Dallas.

Eastman Recognized as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year for the Seventh Time

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April 2, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Eastman is proud to announce that it received the 2018 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award for continually advancing leadership in energy management throughout the company and associated communities. This marks Eastman’s seventh ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award and fifth Sustained Excellence recognition. Eastman’s accomplishments will be recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. on April 20, 2018.

Massachusetts Can Learn From the Business Community’s Clean Energy Leadership

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Massachusetts is a national hub for innovation in the technology, healthcare, and clean energy sectors. From world-class universities to a rapidly growing biotechnology industry and unparalleled healthcare sector, Bay State businesses and institutions are on the cutting edge. So, it comes as no surprise that a growing number of companies are investing in the rapidly growing clean energy sector and powering their operations with renewable energy and energy efficiency.

HanesBrands Earns Ninth Consecutive U.S. EPA Energy Star Partner of the Year Award for Environmental Excellence

The world’s largest manufacturer of basic apparel is an industry leader in environmental responsibility and international business leader in energy management and is making significant progress against aggressive 2020 sustainability goals.
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., April 2, 2018 /3BL Media/ – HanesBrands is on a mission to become the apparel industry’s leader in environmental stewardship and social responsibility. The company’s progress has earned a ninth consecutive U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Energy Star Partner of the Year award for sustained excellence in energy conservation, carbon emissions reduction and environmental sustainability.

Pentair Achieves ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award for the Fifth Consecutive Year

Pentair Energy Efficient Pool Pumps Have Helped Consumers Save $1.5 Billion Since 2005
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LONDON, April 2, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Pentair has been named by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy as a 2018 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award winner. This honor marks the fifth year that Pentair has garnered recognition for its continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency achievements. Pentair's accomplishments will be recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy in Washington, D.C. on April 20, 2018.

Merck Receives 2018 ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award From U. S. Environmental Protection Agency

Company Receives EPA Honor for 13th Consecutive Year
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KENILWORTH, N.J., April 2, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, announced today that it has received an ENERGY STAR 2018 Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its continued leadership in energy management in both the pharmaceutical and industrial sectors, and superior contributions to ENERGY STAR.  Merck’s accomplishments will be recognized by the EPA and the U.S. Department of Energy at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. on April 20, 2018.

$16 Million Storage System Helps Consumers Energy's Campbell Plant Protect Environment

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Consumers Energy recently completed construction of a $16 million concrete tank system to process and collect bottom ash at the Campbell generating plant on the shore of Lake Michigan near Holland.

The five-tank system helps protect groundwater and promote beneficial reuse of about 50,000 tons of coal ash generated by Campbell’s three coal-fired units each year.

“This is a major leap forward in groundwater protection,” said Brad Runkel, supervisor of the company’s Coal Combustion Residuals group.

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