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Black & Veatch: Insightful Charging Infrastructure Planning Critical to Enabling Cost-Effective Electric Fleets

New eBook outlines eight steps to help managers select technologies, plan for power delivery and construct charging facilities
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 25 2019 /3BL Media/ – Driven largely by economics, rising air pollution from vehicle emissions and new advances in technology, transportation is transforming and becoming more sustainable, competitive and innovative. U.S. sales of passenger electric vehicles have soared in the last decade. Now, as automakers prepare for mass production of a new line-up of medium- and heavy-duty electric vans, buses, delivery trucks and semi’s, smart fleet and sustainability managers are taking notice.

Let’s Embrace Distributed Infrastructure to Decrease Power Outages

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By Wes Denton, Managing Director, Data Centers

Data Center operators and businesses need predictability in their power supplies. Their infrastructure has to operate regardless of grid stability, weather conditions and other factors that threaten their systems.

Network problems, IT system failures and hosting disruptions are significant reasons for data center outages. The biggest culprit, though, remains interrupted power supply, according to research from the Uptime Institute.

VIDEO | The Power of Our Handprint: Mohawk Industries

CSO George Bandy Jr. shares ways Mohawk is shrinking its footprint while expanding its “handprint”
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When does a footprint become a handprint? When we give much more than we take. George Bandy Jr., chief sustainability officer at Mohawk Flooring North America, explains the company’s commitment to leaving a meaningful mark and finding innovative ways to offer more social handprints than environmental footprints.

Freeport-McMoRan Publishes 2018 Working Toward Sustainable Development Report “Proven Assets. Fundamental Value.”

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Freeport-McMoRan’s 2018 Working Toward Sustainable Development report, titled “Proven Assets. Fundamental Value.” provides information on the company's sustainability programs – including approach, focus areas and performance– and highlights the progress made on key issues affecting the company and its stakeholders.

Republic Services Unveils 2030 Sustainability Goals

Company’s New Sustainability Report Highlights Alignment with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals
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PHOENIX, July 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) has announced its next generation sustainability strategy, which includes seven ambitious, long-term goals designed to address critical global macrotrends related to the Company’s most important sustainability risks and opportunities. 

Secret Montreal Lab Makes Used Plastic New Again

By Kris Abel
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A secret Montreal laboratory has developed a breakthrough technology that may help save the planet – and keep your local taxes low at the same time.

While you dutifully separate household waste into a rainbow of colorful recycling bins, many cities aren’t able to recycle household plastics any more. Calgary recently found itself holding 1,400 tonnes of plastics — with nowhere to send them.

Join Us in Building a Low Carbon, Circular Economy in the Food and Beverage Industry

ADOLFO ORIVE, President and CEO, Tetra Pak
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As Tetra Pak’s newly appointed CEO, I’m proud to lead a company that has made sustainability a key priority for such a long time. We are living in a changed world – a world more aware of, and coming to terms with, the requirements of a sustainable future. For the food and beverage industry especially, this is a time of transition and change. Never before has sustainability been in sharper focus, and with emerging technologies and innovative thinking it is within our power to do something about it. With the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals as a framework to guide us.

New Advances in Zero Emissions Vehicles Offer Promise for Work Fleets

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By Maryline Daviaud Lewett, Director of Business Development, Transformative Technologies; and Randal Kaufman, Sales Director, Transformative Technologies

HP Inc. Continues Rich Legacy Of Sustainability As Outlined In 2018 Report

by Patrick Moorhead
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As a technology analyst, I spend a lot of time jet setting from conference to conference, covering the latest greatest advances in technology and IT solutions. Another part of what I cover, though, is the kinder, gentler material that’s under the hood—company culture, CSR, and the like. Environmental sustainability is a huge issue that in my experience doesn’t get talked about enough in big tech.

Why 'Reduce, Reuse, Recycle' Makes Sound Business Sense

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At Sappi, we believe in taking an integrated approach to value creation. We understand that the long-term sustainability of our business will only be ensured by delivering sustained value for our customers, community, employees and the environment. To be successful, we invest in our employees and our communities where we do business, and embrace the principle that reducing our environmental footprint makes sound business sense.

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