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Nestlé Speeds up Efforts Towards Full Supply Chain Transparency

Press Release

VEVEY, Switzerland, February 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Nestlé today announced that it would disclose the list of suppliers alongside a variety of data of its 15 priority commodities, the first disclosure of its kind in the industry. This will accelerate the company's journey to reach full supply chain transparency.

These commodities cover 95 percent of the company’s annual sourcing of raw materials.

The Journey to Recovery in the Wake of Hurricane Michael

Article

In 2017, the United States experienced unprecedented devastation from three major hurricanes that struck weeks apart from each other.  The following year, we endured this devastation once again when Hurricanes Florence and Michael started their paths of destruction in North Carolina and Florida, respectively.

Black & Veatch: Renewable Energy, Technology Spur Utility Modernization Push

New Strategic Directions Report explores smart grid strategies as distributed energy tests utility business models
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., January 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Faced with the rapid evolution of generation, transmission and distribution technology, utilities are poised to undergo their most visible transformation in more than a century. By actively pursuing grid modernization efforts now — deploying smart devices, predictive analytics and active network management strategies — they can overcome the pitfalls of aging infrastructure assets and meet rising customer demand for clean energy, reliability and a lowered carbon footprint.

Black & Veatch: Renewable Energy, Technology Spur Utility Modernization Push

New Strategic Directions Report explores smart grid strategies as distributed energy tests utility business models
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., January 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Faced with the rapid evolution of generation, transmission and distribution technology, utilities are poised to undergo their most visible transformation in more than a century. By actively pursuing grid modernization efforts now — deploying smart devices, predictive analytics and active network management strategies — they can overcome the pitfalls of aging infrastructure assets and meet rising customer demand for clean energy, reliability and a lowered carbon footprint.

Corporate Clean Energy Buying Surged to New Record in 2018

Corporations purchased 13.4 gigawatts of clean power through long-term contracts, more than doubling 2017’s total, helped by demand from new industries and previously untrodden markets
Article

Originally posted on about.bnef.com

New York and London, January 29, 2018 – Corporations bought a record amount of clean energy through power purchase agreements, or PPAs, in 2018, shattering the previous record set in 2017. Highlights included a wave of smaller corporate energy buyers aggregating their purchases, and the first corporate clean energy power purchase agreements in markets such as Poland.

Edison International: Saving Solar and Wind

by Jude Schneider
Blog
How do we increase space on our distribution grid for more renewable clean energy? And how do we ensure customers can use that power smoothly and when needed? These are complex questions.
 

All-Electric Housing for Homeless Breaks Ground in San Bernardino

by Jude Schneider
Blog
There are many reasons to applaud a new housing complex in San Bernardino that is going to be all-electric and zero-net energy. For Mary’s Village, which will provide supportive housing and care for homeless men, saving money is key among them.
 

Cadillac Shows Brand’s First Fully Electric EV

Cadillac Model Will Be The First Of GM's Next-Generation EVs
Press Release

DETROIT, January 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Cadillac has revealed the brand’s first EV, the first model derived from GM’s future EV platform. Cadillac will be at the vanguard of the company’s move toward an all-electric future.

“Cadillac’s EV will hit the heart of the crossover market and meet the needs of customers around the world,” said Steve Carlisle, president of Cadillac. “It will represent the height of luxury and innovation while positioning Cadillac as the pinnacle of mobility.”

Nestlé Joins TerraCycle as Founding Partner of Loop, Debuts Reusable Ice Cream Packaging

Consumers will be able to enjoy Häagen-Dazs Ice Cream as part of new subscription and home delivery service aiming to shift the supply chain and eliminate waste
Press Release

VEVEY, Switzerland and ARLINGTON, Va., January 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Nestlé’s Häagen-Dazs brand today announced a new service in partnership with global recycling organization TerraCycle, that will provide a first-of-its-kind home delivery service to consumers called Loop. Loop will enable consumers to responsibly enjoy Häagen-Dazs and other household favorite foods and personal care products in customized, durable packaging that are collected, cleaned, refilled and re-used—all from the consumer’s front door step.

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