After a Decade, Energy Efficiency Good for People, Planet, Michigan’s Prosperity
JACKSON, Mich., April 9, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Consumers Energy is being honored for the seventh time in eight years with the ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for energy efficiency programs that have saved Michigan homes and businesses over $2 billion.
As part of 21st Century Fox’s company-wide commitment to environmentally sustainable film and television production, film studio Fox 2000 recently led efforts to go green on the set of The Woman in the Window, an upcoming psychological thriller starring Amy Adams and Gary Oldman.
The following offers a view of our annual performance in important areas of environmental and social responsibility. We monitor key metrics for fiber, emissions, energy usage and the impact of our operations on air, water and solid waste. We use this data to set improvement goals for our operations and interactions with key stakeholders.
Sappi North America continues to operate well below permitted emissions levels associated with on-site energy production in the combined heat and power plants at our Cloquet, Somerset and Westbrook mills.
In a recent LinkedIn post, General Motors Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mary Barra, outlined our progress toward an all-electric future.
Along with our efforts to support industry standards and policies that will bolster EV development, partnering with utilities, states and others to build a robust infrastructure and helping to increase consumer awareness, we’re moving forward on bringing more electric vehicles to market.
The Northeast has taken concrete steps to move toward a clean energy future, including the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, achievement of renewable portfolio standards (RPS) in all states, and nation-leading investments in energy efficiency. But much more will be required. Given the pace of emissions reduction required, strategic planning and a focus on cost-effectiveness have never been more critical.
The Pathway achieves the 40% by 2030 target (see Figure 2) by prioritizing three mutually-reinforcing transitions:
1. Accelerate decarbonization of the electric sector.
New York and all six states in New England have aggressive, long-term, economy-wide CO2 emission reduction targets, with five having set a goal of reducing emissions 80% from 1990 levels by 2050. According to the most recent data, the Northeast has achieved a 16% economy-wide reduction from that benchmark.
CHICAGO, July 18, 2018 /3BL Media/— Northern Trust (Nasdaq: NTRS) announced the release of its eighth Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report. The latest report outlines key priorities for governance, citizenship and operations, employees, shared values and sustainable products / services. The report highlights achievements during the fiscal year ending December 31, 2017.
OAKLAND, Calif., April 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ - A team of students from Texas State University was honored as the winner of the Net Impact Future of Energy Challenge at Shell’s Powering Progress Together event. Their research applied blockchain technology to local solar grids.