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Consumers Energy Provides $100,000 Payment to Jackson Manufacturer for Using Less Energy on Hottest Days

Gerdau among 125 businesses to reduce energy, lowering costs for others
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JACKSON, Mich., November 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ - A Jackson manufacturer is being rewarded with an $100,000 incentive from Consumers Energy for its effort to help lower energy costs for homes and businesses across Michigan.

Businesses Commend Virginia for Leadership in Cutting Carbon Emissions and Promoting Clean Energy

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RICHMOND, Va. November 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Businesses across Virginia are commending Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s proposed rule that would cut carbon dioxide emissions from the Commonwealth’s electricity sector by 30 percent between 2020 and 2030. 

The McAuliffe Administration will present their proposal to the State Air Pollution Control Board later today in Richmond. 

LG V30 and V30+ Achieve EPEAT Mobile Phone Registry Listing for Sustainability Excellence

Company’s Leadership in EPEAT Mobile Phone Ecolabel Continues With LG V Series Meeting UL 110 Sustainability Standard
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ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., November 14, 2017 /3BL Media/– LG Electronics’ latest flagship smartphones, the highly acclaimed LG V30 and V30+, have met the requirements for EPEAT, the leading global ecolabel for the IT sector. The EPEAT mobile phone category is based on the ANSI-accredited UL 110 Standard for Sustainability for Mobile Phones.

Northern Trust Partners Think Green

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Partners Think Green (PTG) is Northern Trust’s global partner environmental engagement program aimed at increasing awareness of sustainability issues, promoting best practices and unifying environmentally focused business operations under the same umbrella. The PTG program enables close collaboration between our building managers and PTG champions—partner volunteers—in delivering consistent environment-related messages, gauging partner feedback throughout policy implementation and advocating for increased commitment to conservation and protection of environmental resources.

Whirlpool Corporation Increases Sustainability Efforts in India

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One megawatt. That’s the equivalent of the average yearly electricity consumption of 9,733 homes in India. That’s also the size of Whirlpool India’s newest solar array installation at its Pune, Maharashtra plant, helping to offset the plant’s electricity needs by more than 15 percent.

Action for Impact: The World Business Council Releases Its 2017 Report on the Low Carbon Technology Partnerships Initiative

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BONN, Germany, November 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Today at COP23, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) released its 2017 progress report on the Low Carbon Technology Partnerships initiative (LCTPi). This report marks the next step in business’ continued drive to scale up climate action and impact.

International Well Building Institute Remains Committed to Performance, Because Human Health Demands It

IWBI Reaffirms Commitment to Promote Human Health and Wellness Through Better Buildings, Releases Manufacturer’s Guide to WELL
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NEW YORK, November 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™) today released its Manufacturer’s Guide to WELL™, a guide that aims to help manufacturers who produce sustainable building products and materials navigate the WELL Building Standard™. IWBI used the occasion to reiterate its intention to keep the global WELL Building Standard (WELL) focused on setting design and policy protocols and performance thresholds that buildings and communities should strive to achieve to improve the health of the people in those spaces.  

VIDEO | eBay Global Impact

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Global Impact is the good that happens when people connect on eBay. We are a company that lives its values. Our business is built on the belief that people are basically good and that commerce can be a force for positive change.

Read our Global Impact story here.

H&M Wants Your Help to Keep America Beautiful

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NEW YORK, November 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- This year, H&M is proud to announce that the Garment Collecting initiative will have a new partner in the United States with Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization. To kick off this new partnership, H&M is urging customers and fans to participate in America Recycles Day by donating unwanted textiles from any brand in any condition to any H&M in the U.S. From Nov.

Tetra Tech Celebrates Achievements at Uganda Learning Event

Honoring results and successes from the U.S. Agency for International Developments’ Feed the Future Uganda Agricultural Inputs Activity
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Tetra Tech celebrated five years of achievements by the Feed the Future Uganda Agricultural Inputs (Ag Inputs) Activity, funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), at the Activity’s Close-out Learning Event in Kampala, Uganda, in September 2017.

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