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Tree Pittsburgh Receives “Net Zero” Sustainability Grant from Green Mountain Energy Sun Club

Sun Club® and Tree Pittsburgh Celebrate Sustainability at Annual Arbor Aid Music Festival
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PITTSBURGH, September 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The ambitious goal of achieving net zero energy status and LEED Platinum certification is becoming a reality for Tree Pittsburgh’s new campus thanks in large part to a $134,800 solar and sustainability grant from the Green Mountain Energy Sun Club. As a nonprofit dedicated to restoring and protecting the city’s urban forest, Tree Pittsburgh is committed to serving as a leader in sustainability.

Cruise Lines Step up to Protect Environment: ‘It’s Right Thing to Do’

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In Italy, kids are eating delicious and nutritious meals that were once surplus food prepared onboard ships for cruise passengers. In Miami, families in need are sleeping in comfortable beds with frames donated by cruise lines. At sea, cruise ships are assisting with ocean research and implementing and supporting recycling practices.

As a result of those and similar efforts, the cruise industry – including Carnival Corporation, the world's largest leisure travel company – is demonstrating its commitment to the environment and overall sustainability.

Ingersoll Rand Underscores Importance of Energy Efficiency at Official Climate Week NYC 2017 Event

The company also honored Grand Hyatt New York with award for outstanding commitment to energy efficiency and sustainability
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September 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Ingersoll Rand® (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, joined international leaders from business, government and civil society at

The New ‘3Ps’ of Sustainability: Pragmatism, Perseverance and Passion

By Rob Threlkeld, GM Global Manager of Renewable Energy
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In sustainability, we often talk about the “three Ps” of the triple bottom line: people, planet and profit. At GM, we use it as a framework to evaluate our performance as a company and leverage it to develop solutions to a variety of societal and environmental challenges.

As corporate citizens, it is our responsibility to protect our customers and the communities where they live. We also strengthen our business by operating this way. In the case of renewable energy, we save $5 million annually while delivering cleaner air to communities.

GM’s Ohio and Indiana Plants to Meet Electricity Needs With Wind

New deals mean clean energy will power 20 percent of automaker’s global electricity load
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DETROIT, September 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ - All of GM’s Ohio and Indiana manufacturing facilities – including those that build the Chevrolet Cruze and Silverado and GMC Sierra light-duty pickup trucks – will meet their electricity needs through 100 percent renewable energy. GM is buying a total of 200 megawatts of wind energy from Ohio and Illinois wind farms. Once the turbines come online by the end of 2018, renewable energy will power 20 percent of GM’s global electricity use.

VMware Steps Closer to 100% Renewables with EMEA and US

By Nicola Acutt, Vice President of Sustainability Strategy, VMware
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VMware is proud to join the growing number of companies committing to 100% renewable energy. We believe that meeting the challenges of global climate change requires speed, ambition and innovation — attributes that are embedded in our DNA. As such, we are actively working to build a price for GHG emissions into our business and achieve 100% renewable energy by 2020.

Sappi North America's Environmental Responsibility: Energy and Emissions

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We approach environmental responsibility from a holistic perspective grounded in life cycle thinking—looking carefully at raw material use, energy generation, manufacturing and the end of life of our products. We work across the supply chain to drive change within our spheres of influence.

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Our Vision for Moving Humanity Forward

By Mary Barra, Chairman and CEO, General Motors Co.
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We can’t completely predict what our world will look like 25 years from now, but we constantly study trends so that we can anticipate the rapid changes taking place in our industry. Twenty-five years from now, it is estimated that:

Thermo King Partnered with Fleet Equipment Magazine to Host an Industry Webinar on Transport Solar

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Ingersoll Rand is committed to making the world a better place to live, through sustainability and energy efficiency. Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control solutions for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, is helping their customers be more sustainable by developing solar panel battery chargers for transport customers.

Myths & Facts About Water Use in Las Vegas Resorts

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As a national operator of resorts in the resort destination of Las Vegas, MGM Resorts International recognizes the importance of water efficiency and conservation. As such, we have implemented a wide array of water management innovations that focus on reusing water when we can, avoiding or reducing irrigation in our landscaping, and investing in water efficiency innovations.

We also believe it is important to recognize the fact that the Las Vegas region has some of the world’s best infrastructure for water conservation and management.

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