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Teck Reports 2016 Sustainability Performance

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Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TECK.A and TECK.B, NYSE: TECK) ("Teck”), has released its 16th annual Sustainability Report, covering the company’s performance in 2016 and progress towards its short-term sustainability goals set for 2020.
 

Spring Power & Gas Launches Green-e Certified Natural Gas Offset and REC Plans for Maryland and New Jersey

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SAN FRANCISCO, April 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) announced that Spring Power and Gas, a retail energy provider of electricity and gas supply services for Maryland and New Jersey, launched two Green-e certified products: “Zero Gas,” a natural gas product paired with Green-e Climate certified carbon offsets; and “Wind REC,” a Green-e Energy certified renewable energy certificate (REC) product. Both are available to new Spring Power and Gas customers in MD and NJ.

FedEx Blazing Trail for Efficient Fleets and Fuels

Mitch Jackson Explains How Technology and Team Members Are Key
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THE PRACTICAL ENVIRONMENTALIST  

Mitch Jackson, Vice-President Environmental Affairs and Sustainability, FedEx Corporation

FedEx approaches sustainability with a laser focus. We’re interested in changing what’s possible.

Duke Energy’s Latest Sustainability Report Details Cleaner Energy Investments and Aggressive Goal to Reduce Carbon Emissions 40 Percent by 2030

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  • Report highlights the company’s progress in delivering a smart-energy future for customers, communities
  • By 2030, company to reduce carbon dioxide emissions 40 percent from 2005 levels 
  • $11 billion investment in cleaner generation drives new targets
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  • Report highlights the company’s progress in delivering a smart-energy future for customers, communities
  • By 2030, company to reduce carbon dioxide emissions 40 percent from 2005 levels 
  • $11 billion investment in cleaner generation drives new targets

Bechtel Launches Long-Term Sustainability Targets

Ambitious Goals Focused on Cost Optimization and Promoting Global Prosperity
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RESTON, Va., April 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement, and construction, announced a set of ambitious long-term targets to increase the company’s contributions to global sustainability. The goals and targets are part of Bechtel’s ongoing and comprehensive strategy to further integrate sustainability within the company.

Three Schools Named National Winners in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest for Using STEAM to Make a Difference

Samsung awards students from three public schools in Arizona, Nebraska and New York at 7th annual awards luncheon in Washington, D.C. alongside U.S. government officials
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RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J., April 26, 2017 /3BL Media/- After months of researching, designing and developing prototypes, three schools have been named national winners in the $2 million* Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest – a nationwide competition that challenges 6th through 12th graders to use STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) to address real-world problems in their communities.

U.S. Survey Ranks Piedmont Natural Gas a Top Utility Environmental Champion

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CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- A new survey of utility customers nationwide has named Piedmont Natural Gas a Top Utility Environmental Champion of 2017 for initiatives such as slashing emissions in its vehicle fleet and making its facilities more energy efficient.

Qualcomm Urban Mobility Index: Considerations for 35 Global Cities for Future Urban Mobility

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The cities in which many of us live, work, and socialize are changing. There are now 28 megacities with populations of 10 million or more, and an additional 13 cities are expected to evolve into megacity status by 2030.

As anyone that lives or works in a major city can attest, rapid population growth can place extraordinary pressure on transportation networks. Roads are more congested, buses and trains become more crowded, and journeys take longer. If cities are to keep growing, city leaders must ensure that their citizens are able to travel freely and easily.

Lockheed Martin Releases Its 2016 Sustainability Report

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Externally, sustainability is how Lockheed Martin is addressing the world’s most pressing problems by helping to build and maintain the architecture of a safe, productive society. Internally, sustainability is a vital component of our business model that drives responsible, profitable growth to increase shareholder value and deliver mission and economic success to customers, employees and suppliers.

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