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Major U.S. Companies and Investors Urge Congress to LEAD on Climate

Lawmakers pressed to finalize federal clean energy package at fourth annual business advocacy day
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May 11, 2022 /3BL Media/ -Representatives from more than 100 large companies and investors are meeting with key lawmakers of both parties this week in a united call for Congress to pass an ambitious package of federal clean energy, transportation, infrastructure, and advanced manufacturing investments. 

South Bronx Early College Academy and The Longwood Academy of Discovery in Bronx, NY Celebrate Official Opening of Hydroponic Classrooms

Two schools boast dedicated spaces for sustainability and science education
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NEW YORK, May 12, 2022 /3BL Media/ On April 28 and 29, South Bronx Early College Academy (SBECA) and The Longwood Academy of Discovery celebrated the official opening of their hydroponic-farm classrooms. Representatives from Green Mountain Energy Sun Club and NY Sun Works joined school staff and students for the ribbon-cutting, informative tour of the hydroponic systems, and sampling of leafy greens and fresh herbs they helped grow from seed to harvest in each of the classrooms.

Middle Mile Investment Key to Broadband Expansion Efforts

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In many ways, broadband networks are our digital roads. Essential to serving the public good and facilitating social and economic advancement, broadband assets have become a critical infrastructure component to our modern lives.

Green Restaurant Association Recognizes Destination Kohler, Lodge Kohler

Kohler Co. leads Wisconsin in Certified Green Restaurants®
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KOHLER, Wis., May 10, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Kohler Co. announces that all 16 of its Destination Kohler and Lodge Kohler restaurants are now Certified Green Restaurants. This recognition and impactful step in sustainable dining practices gives Kohler Co. the distinguished honor of having the most Certified Green Restaurants in the state of Wisconsin.

Carnival Corporation Installs Environmentally Innovative Food Waste Biodigesters

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World’s largest cruise company installs nearly 600 advanced biodigester machines across its global fleet

Investment in green food waste processing technology to naturally break down food waste supports company’s waste management objectives, as part of long-term sustainability goals

Aflac 2021 Business & Sustainability Report: Renewable Energy

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Aflac is investing in smart environmental solutions that contribute to a sustainable future. Aflac has recently expanded its solar array with an installation at the Paul S. Amos campus. The expansion is expected to lower Aflac’s greenhouse gas emissions in Columbus, Ga., by more than 10%.

To reduce our carbon footprint, we installed a 1.3-megawatt solar array at our largest campus in Columbus, Ga.

Aflac Square in Chofu, Japan

R&D Facility Building in the UK Exemplifies Sustainability Innovation

This Earth Month, learn how a Bristol Myers Squibb facility in the UK has transformed its reputation
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As a leading global healthcare provider, Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes that a healthy planet underpins the company’s vision to transform patients’ lives through science. Bristol Myers Squibb detailed its specific environmental sustainability goals in 2020; around the world, company teams have been working to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, increase energy efficiency and reduce waste and water use.

Decarbonising Installation Vessels With Van Oord

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Decarbonising renewable energy supply chains is a challenge no company can solve by itself. At Ørsted, we firmly believe that collaboration inside and outside the energy industry is the key to success. We caught up with Van Oord, one of our strategic suppliers, to get their perspectives on supply chain decarbonisation. Read more at: https://orsted.com/en/sustainability/...

Turning Carbon Dioxide Into Sustainable Fuel: United and Oxy Low Carbon Ventures Announce Collaboration With Biotech Firm to Create New Fuel Sources

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Houston-based Cemvita Factory’s synthetic biology process has the potential to create a new way to produce sustainable fuel for aviation

United has invested in more SAF production than any other airline

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Houston-based Cemvita Factory’s synthetic biology process has the potential to create a new way to produce sustainable fuel for aviation

United has invested in more SAF production than any other airline

Leading Companies Deliver Economic Case for Historic Clean Energy Investments as Congress Returns

Companies call for swift passage of a federal economic package centered on clean energy and advanced manufacturing investments to reduce costs for consumers and strengthen U.S. energy security, innovation, and competitiveness.
Press Release

As Congress returns from its spring recess, dozens of major companies with operations across sectors in the U.S. are urging lawmakers to swiftly pass a federal economic package centered on ambitious clean energy and advanced manufacturing investments.

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