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VIDEO: UN Global Compact Business Partnership Hub

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The UN Global Compact Business Partnership Hub is an interactive, online platform designed to connect businesses with potential partners in support of UN goals and issues. The Business Partnership Hub allows companies to browse through existing partnership projects that are in need of additional support, and to post its own projects that seek new partners.

Sustainability at AECOM: Planning for a Changing Global Context

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In many countries, populations are aging, people are increasingly moving into cities, and there is a growing need to address resource scarcity and the impacts of global climate change. At AECOM, we are continually transforming our approach to project delivery to better address these rapidly changing dynamics and to enhance sustainability.

Check out page 9 of AECOM’s most recent sustainability report to learn more about how we enhance our services to plan for a changing global context.

 

Bruce Power Helps Ontario Lower Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Kicking Ontario's Coal Habit
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TIVERTON, ONTARIO, July 14, 2014 /3BL Media/ - A report issued yesterday by Ontario's Environment Commissioner credits the elimination of coal-fired electricity generation as the major contributor to reducing greenhouse gases in the province and Bruce Power is proud of the role it played in helping Ontario kick its coal habit.

AECOM Young Engineers Volunteer in India — What's your Special Sauce?

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As part of the second AECOM group to participate in Pollinate Energy’s Young Professionals Program, Megan Aspinall, renewable energy engineer, traveled to India with two other colleagues to help the non-profit work toward its goal to eradicate energy poverty in India.

APPA 2014 Attendees Learn from Trane How Energy Efficiency, Training and Evolving Tech Can Revitalize Educational Facilities

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  • Trane to showcase new solutions that help improve campus operations

  • Experts from Trane participate in discussions focused on challenges of educational facilities, sharing specific examples and results

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  • Trane to showcase new solutions that help improve campus operations

  • Experts from Trane participate in discussions focused on challenges of educational facilities, sharing specific examples and results

Enactus Students Create Fuel From Waste

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Refuse or fuel, what do you see?

An Enactus team in Zimbabwe saw a way to melt plastic and create diesel fuel as a byproduct. So far, 12 women have worked to convert over 3 tons of waste. Just 35 kg of plastic translates to 24 liters of liquid fuel and 7 kg of wax. Find out more about Enactus and this innovative solution at http://enactus.org/seeopportunity/project-gallery/project/refuse-fuel-see/.

GM’s Energy Manager Relates Upbringing to Upkeep of Environment

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Al Hildreth grew up in the Detroit area at a time when our rivers and streams were nothing to write home about.

“Observing the poor quality of our waterways led me to sign up for environmental courses when I went away to college,” he said. “I wanted to make a positive impact on the environment when I emerged with a degree.”

Mars One of 12 Leading Companies to Sign Renewable Energy Buyers’ Principles

Companies including Mars, Sprint, Walmart, GM and Facebook urge energy suppliers to offer more renewable energy products that meet their needs
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Washington, DC, July 11, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Seeking to increase availability of cost-competitive renewable energy to run their businesses, 12 leading companies today signed the Renewable Energy Buyers’ Principles to better communicate their purchasing needs and expectations to the marketplace.

125 Years of Shared Value – A Report on Avista’s Operations

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A lot of things can change in 125 years, but Avista’s commitment to innovation, collaboration and providing safe reliable power is as consistent today as it was in 1889. With the launch of our sixth annual report on our operations – 125 Years of Shared Value – our stakeholders can see how the work we do today and our legacy of delivering shared value remains a core component of our operations.

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