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Promoting Environmental Stewardship

A holistic approach to minimizing our environmental impact.
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The Medtronic Mission calls us to improve human welfare, which includes caring for our planet. Making the world a healthier place means addressing our environmental impact holistically — from innovating operations to minimize our footprint to product design, manufacturing, and disposal. Since FY13, we have achieved a:

  • 18% decrease in energy use
  • 33% decrease in greenhouse gas emissions
  • 39% decrease in non-regulated waste
  • 16% decrease in water use

Schneider Electric se compromete con la creación del primer centro franco-argentino de excelencia para la capacitación técnica en las especialidades que se requieren en el campo de la eficiencia energética

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  • Una iniciativa para preparar técnicos en las nuevas especialidades requeridas en el campo de la eficiencia energética
  • Un proyecto para acelerar la inserción profesional de jóvenes argentinos desfavorecidos
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  • Una iniciativa para preparar técnicos en las nuevas especialidades requeridas en el campo de la eficiencia energética
  • Un proyecto para acelerar la inserción profesional de jóvenes argentinos desfavorecidos

Expert Interview With Brian Stern, Building Energy Analyst

Designing cost-effective, energy-efficient high-rise buildings
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Brian Stern is an energy analyst with Glumac, A Tetra Tech Company, who supports firm-wide sustainable and high-performance building design. His work improves building performance from initial concept all the way through operation. Using energy modeling software, he develops holistic building energy efficiency strategies appropriate to local environmental conditions.

VIDEO | Mohawk Group and Groundswell Unveil smartflower™ Solar Energy Unit in Eden, NC

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Mohawk Group and nonprofit Groundswell have teamed up to locate a new smartflower™ solar energy unit near three Rockingham County Schools in North Carolina—a project that will bring the benefits of clean solar power to the area, create educational opportunities for students and also contribute to Mohawk’s sustainability efforts to leave more handprints than footprints. 

Shire Recognized for Environmental Leadership

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On November 14, 2018, Shire was honored with the 2018 SEAL Environmental Initiative Award for its leadership and commitment to sustainable business practices.

The SEAL (Sustainability, Environmental Achievement & Leadership) Awards celebrate companies that embrace ethical responsibility to drive environmental leadership and change. The 2018 Award specifically recognized companies for their environmental impact, innovation, investment, and insight.

Podcast: Clean Energy is the Future and National Grid is Ready to Lead us There Today

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John Pettigrew, CEO of National Grid PLC, is focused on transforming utilities to become greener, more efficient, and technological to prepare for an uncertain future of climate change, customer needs, and an uncertain political environment. National Grid, which operates electric and gas utilities in the United States and Great Britain, is driving the conversation around carbon usage and the implementation of clean energy technology.

https://www.theice.com/podcast/inside-the-ice-house

The On-ramp to Fleet Electrification

At UPS, we’ve learned many lessons on our journey to building the fleet of tomorrow. Here’s what stands out.
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Here’s what stands out.

Fleet electrification is an exciting component in UPS’s use of emerging technologies and an important element in helping the company achieve its ambitious sustainability goals.

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