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Edison International Illuminates Transition to Clean Energy Future in 2017 Sustainability Report

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At Edison International, we are leading the transformation of the electric power industry toward a clean energy future by focusing on opportunities in clean energy, efficient electrification, the grid of the future, and customer choice. As we pursue this vision, sustainability remains at the core of who we are and what we do.

Tetra Tech’s Engineers Without Borders Tranquilla Norte Water Supply Project

Supporting the development of a sustainable water distribution system for a rural community in Panama
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With support from Tetra Tech’s Engineers Without Borders (EWB) Grant Program, the EWB Sacramento Valley Professional Chapter is developing a sustainable water distribution system for the 3,000-person community of Tranquilla Norte, Panama. The community’s existing system, which was installed by the government in the 1980s to serve 150 homes, does not provide adequate supply for the current 950 connections.

10 Drought-Tolerant Trees That Will Throw Shade

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The summer heat has arrived. With the unpredictable climate patterns, one can only plan strategically when it comes to keeping cool long-term (and lowering energy-costs). Rising temperatures and drought in many communities make planting even harder. But don’t worry, here are 10 shade trees with drought-tolerance that will keep you cool and add beauty to your yard.

1. Eastern Redcedar

Juniperus virginiana

Be Part of the Must Attend Event of 2018

‘Our promised digital utopia has minefields’ – Sen. John Neely Kennedy at the Facebook Senate hearing.
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June 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Ethical Corporation is taking an ambitious role this November 13-14 in San Diego in leading the movement to solve how companies can drive at what it means to be ethical in today’s digital world – at the Responsible Business Summit West

Ethics and responsibility in digital business impacts everything from ensuring the proper use of data and being a privacy conscious company to social inclusion, freedom of speech and climate leadership.

The Ray and Energy Institute at UT Austin Partner for Groundbreaking Solar Energy Research Focused on Highways

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The Ray and the Energy Institute at the University of Texas, Austin will partner to create ground-breaking research in solar energy; specifically on highway right-of-way spaces.

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The Ray and the Energy Institute at the University of Texas, Austin will partner to create ground-breaking research in solar energy; specifically on highway right-of-way spaces.

The Bellona Foundation and Carnival Corporation & plc Sign Agreement to Continue Improving Sustainable Cruise Tourism

The Bellona Foundation and Carnival Corporation & plc have signed an agreement of cooperation where the parties agree to work together to continue improving environmental and sustainability impact.
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June 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Bellona Foundation and Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest cruise company with nine global cruise line brands, have signed an agreement of cooperation where the parties agree to work together to continue improving environmental and sustainability impact. The newly formed cooperation is based on the two parties’ shared vision of an even more sustainable cruise industry in a future zero emission society.

Las Vegas Sands ECO360 | Responsibility RISES at Marina Bay Sands Singapore Integrated Resort

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The Sands ECO360 global sustainability strategy is designed to help minimize our environmental impact. It reflects our vision to lead the way in sustainable building development and resort operations. Driven by an aspirational idea, made possible through the dedication and hard work of our Team Members, we continue our journey to a more sustainable future.

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Responsibility RISES at Marina Bay Sands

Mohawk Group Debuts Five Living Products At NeoCon

A commitment to handprints over footprints brings inspired flooring to contract interiors
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CHICAGO, June 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Mohawk Group, a leading commercial flooring company known for cutting-edge and innovative flooring solutions, debuted five new Living Product Challenge Petal certified flooring products last week at NeoCon in Chicago. These sustainable offerings include biophilia-inspired floor coverings that span several categories and are all unified under a commitment to leaving more “handprints” than footprints. All five are carbon-neutral and give more back to the environment than they take in their entire life cycles.

AT&T Expands Its Renewable Energy Program With NextEra Energy Resources

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New 300 MW Power Purchase Agreement and Wind Technician Scholarship Program Announced at Wind Energy Center Groundbreaking in Webb County, Texas

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New 300 MW Power Purchase Agreement and Wind Technician Scholarship Program Announced at Wind Energy Center Groundbreaking in Webb County, Texas

Join 3BL Media for “Responding to Disaster: IBM and Bechtel Partner to Address Resiliency,” July 11 at 2 p.m. ET.

This free webcast is aimed at corporate responsibility practitioners, policy makers, NGOs, and others engaged in disaster preparedness.
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With the 2018 hurricane season under way, two large B2B corporations committed to improving long-term recovery from natural disasters are sharing lessons learned from last year’s devastating Category 5 storm in Puerto Rico and mapping their work to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Join 3BL Media for “Responding to Disaster: IBM and Bechtel Partner to Address Resiliency,” July 11 at 2 p.m. ET. This free webcast is aimed at corporate responsibility practitioners, policy makers, NGOs, and others engaged in disaster preparedness.

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