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CLP Strengthens Climate Action for Sustainable Growth

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The CLP Group has laid out its latest steps to help address the challenges associated with climate change while keeping its focus to support communities and power economic growth in its new Sustainability Report.

Strengthening decarbonisation targets

A Decade of Impact: Bloomberg LP Improves Energy Efficiency by 45%, Avoids Using More Than 1 Million Metric Tonnes of CO2 Emissions

Company on Track to Meet Ambitious Renewable Energy Goals by 2020; Aims for 100% Renewable Energy by 2025
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NEW YORK, April 11, 2019 — Bloomberg LP’s sustainable business practices have improved the company’s energy efficiency by 45% since 2008, avoiding more than 1 million metric tonnes of CO2e emissions, according to the company’s 10th annual Impact Report released today. Bloomberg is on target to reach 35% renewable energy use in 2020, continuing on its path of 100% renewable energy by 2025.

Hormel Foods to Become Powered by Nearly 50 Percent Renewable Energy

Signs virtual power purchase agreement for wind power
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AUSTIN, Minn., April 10, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL), maker of SKIPPY®, SPAM®, Hormel® Natural Choice®, Hormel® Black Label®, Columbus® and many other branded food products, has announced a virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) for wind energy. Through this and other initiatives, the company will be supplied by almost 50 percent renewable wind power.

Tetra Tech Wins Climate Change Business Journal and Environmental Business Journal Awards

Supporting the renewable energy market by advancing offshore wind energy in the United States
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Climate Change Business Journal (CCBJ) and Environmental Business Journal (EBJ) recognized Tetra Tech with two business achievement awards at the Environmental Industry Summit XVII in San Diego, California, on March 20, 2019. Tetra Tech won the CCBJ Business Achievement Award for Consulting & Engineering Practice in the Offshore Wind category and the EBJ Business Achievement Silver Award for Large Firms.

Fast Forward for Renewable Energy

Accelerator Access for NEO Network Gives Companies the Connections and Tools for Rapid, Sustainable Progress — at No Cost.
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The dynamics of the energy market are rapidly shifting, quicker than a Netflix show at ›› x3 speed. The electricity landscape is evolving, new technologies emerge at an extraordinary pace and the advent of IoT power is disrupting energy ecosystems.

Duke Energy Proposes $76M Electric Transportation Program in North Carolina; Southeast’s Largest Utility EV Initiative Yet

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  • Critical electric vehicle funding assistance for school buses, public buses and fleet vehicles. 
  • EV charging installations at home could yield customers $1,000 rebate.
  • Proposed program will support about 2,500 new charging stations in N.C.
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  • Critical electric vehicle funding assistance for school buses, public buses and fleet vehicles. 
  • EV charging installations at home could yield customers $1,000 rebate.
  • Proposed program will support about 2,500 new charging stations in N.C.

Partners in Purpose: Duke Energy Solar Plants Will Remove 1 Billion Pounds of CO2 Per Year

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Duke Energy recently announced locations for three new universal solar plants in the state of Florida. The plants are expected to eliminate 1 billion pounds of carbon dioxide emissions each year beginning in early 2020.

Duke Energy plans to add a total of 700 MW of solar power throughout Florida by 2022.

3BL Media is proud to be Duke Energy's partner in purpose.

Google, GM, Facebook and Walmart Lead Launch of Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance

Largest group of corporate renewable energy buyers in the U.S. targets 60 gigawatts of corporate renewables by 2025
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WASHINGTON, March 28, 2019, /3BL Media/ General Motors, Google, Facebook and Walmart, along with over 300 other companies, launched the Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance (REBA)—the largest group of corporate renewable energy buyers in the United States.

Schneider Electric's Commitment to "Zero Waste to Landfill"

Zero waste to landfill means more waste recovery, and fewer wasted resources
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Nature has no landfills. But our economy is heavily "take-make-dispose." Rethinking our impact helps protect natural resources and we're working to make our supply chain more circular.

By 2020, 200 of our sites will be zero waste to landfill, meaning 95% of metal and 97% of non-metallic waste is recovered.

Learn more about Schneider Electric's commitment to sustainability here

Legislation to Keep U.S. in the Paris Agreement Builds on Congressional Momentum for Climate Action

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March 27, 2019 /3BL Media/ The sustainability nonprofit organization Ceres applauds U.S. House leaders for taking bold action today with the introduction of new legislation aimed at tackling climate change by ensuring the U.S. remains in the historic Paris Agreement.

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