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Scotiabank Demonstrates CSR Progress in 2017 Report, Building the Economy of Everyone

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Scotiabank published its 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility Report, Building the Economy of Everyone, today. In this report Scotiabank covers the progress made on its CSR strategy: Better Future, Better Off.

Restoring Power in Puerto Rico was ‘Experience of a Lifetime’

Duke Energy workers reflect on what they gave, what they received in Puerto Rico
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For Duke Energy lineworkers who helped restore power in Puerto Rico, the nearly two months they spent on the hurricane-ravaged island changed them in ways they never expected.

Some returned home with a refreshed outlook on life.

“You realize what you’re blessed with back at home, as far as family, work and friends – the things you hold dear to your heart,” said Craig Mustard of Lebanon, Ohio.

Others learned to become more resourceful on the job.

INFOGRAPHIC | The Energy Landscape Is on the Brink of Disruption, Which Direction Is the Business World Headed?

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The energy ecosystem and electricity system is on the verge of disruption. Energy is becoming decentralized and new technologies are enabling business to both produce and consume energy. Many companies are looking at these megatrends to find new ways to save money, meet sustainability goals and build resiliency. Every year, companies spend more than $450 billion on energy efficiency and sustainability initiatives. Plus 63% of Fortune 100 companies have set one or more clean energy targets.

Expert Interview with Mark Oven, Energy Sector Development Expert

Ensuring that energy supplies are resilient, promote development, advance U.S. security and interests, and increase gender equity
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Mark Oven’s life’s work has been dedicated to improving energy in developing countries. He has been at the forefront of energy project implementation since 1986. Mr. Oven has provided oversight and quality control on more than 20 major projects for various government agencies and development organizations, including the U.S. Agency for International Development, International Development Bank, and Millennium Challenge Corporation. His energy sector reform project work has included supporting industrial and commercial clients in Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Eastern Europe.

SCE and Other Power Companies Across the Country Transform

Utility leaders agree, customer expectations and new technologies are demanding an industry evolution.
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Electric utilities across the country are seeing an industry change, driven by evolving customer demands and technological advancements.

Mundo Latino: Iniciativa apoyará micro emprendimientos en Centroamérica

Por: Rodrigo Martinez
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Publicado originalmente por mundolatinomedia.com

El Departamento de Estado de los Estados Unidos anunció el lanzamiento del concurso “El Poder de Crecer”, impulsado por la Red de Innovación e Impacto. El concurso busca identificar, premiar y apoyar micro emprendimientos en Centroamérica.

80+ CEOs and Leaders to Drive a Responsible Business Agenda at European Summit

Ethical Corporation’s 17th Responsible Business Summit Europe will take a factual, strong and innovative look into the future of sustainable business
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March 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Responsible Business Summit Europe 2018 is taking place in London, 13-14 June. This year’s event will bring together inspirational businesses and speakers to share their advice on the key issues that matter to your business. By providing “unique, refreshing perspective and insights”, these discussions will enable business leaders to develop innovative strategies to “advance responsible and sustainable business models”, Paul Polman, CEO at Unilever.

Water and Investing: Is Your Portfolio on the Growth Side of Disruption?

By Lydia Miller, Senior Vice President, Dana Investment Advisors
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Water is a systemic risk to investors, as in many parts of the United States and other areas of the world this precious resource is in danger. Investors and market players should be deepening their research and investment process to tackle water risks, often hidden in holdings across all asset classes. As investors, how do we first protect our clients from these risks, and how do we position these same clients to benefit from the growth opportunities in companies that are providing innovative systems, products and services to solve water quantity, quality and resilience issues?

“Xploration Station,” Fox’s Block of STEM Programming for Kids, Earns Eight Daytime Emmy Nominations

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The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced the nominees for the 45th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards and included eight nominations for Xploration Station, the three-hour block of STEM-related programming for kids and teens that airs on Fox TV Stations. Xploration Station consists of six half-hour shows exploring a wide range of scientific subjects, including space exploration, earth science, and more.

East Coast Power & Gas Offers New Green-e Certified Renewable Energy Option

Renewable Energy Certificate program now offered to commercial customers
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SAN FRANCISCO, March 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) announced today that East Coast Power & Gas’s “EC Renewable” clean energy program is now certified by Green-e Energy, North America’s leading independent certification program for renewable energy. East Coast Power & Gas is a leading energy supply company serving residential and commercial customers throughout the New York Metro area. The EC Renewable program is a renewable energy certificate program offered to East Coast Power & Gas’s commercial customers.

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