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Net Impact Announces the Winners of the Impact at Work Challenge

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October 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Net Impact has announced the winners of the 2016 Impact at Work Challenge: Climate Disruptors: Annie’s, Inc. and Baxter International; with honorable mention, Aspen Global Change Institute. Teams were asked to share their projects that made an impact on climate change over the past year with a panel of expert judges evaluating their efforts.

Our Summer with an EDF Climate Corps Fellow

By Jori Mendel, Strategic Alliance Manger for AT&T Smart Cities
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JetBlue Announces One of the Largest Renewable Jet Fuel Purchase Agreements in Aviation History

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  • Preparing for a Lower Carbon Future, Airline Partners with SG Preston to Purchase Renewable Jet Fuel
     
  • JetBlue Expects To Take First Delivery of Renewable Jet Fuel In 2019 With A 10-Year Purchase Agreement and the Ability to Lower the Fuel’s Carbon Footprint through the Use of Renewable, Biomass Based Feedstocks
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  • Preparing for a Lower Carbon Future, Airline Partners with SG Preston to Purchase Renewable Jet Fuel
     
  • JetBlue Expects To Take First Delivery of Renewable Jet Fuel In 2019 With A 10-Year Purchase Agreement and the Ability to Lower the Fuel’s Carbon Footprint through the Use of Renewable, Biomass Based Feedstocks

Nespresso Joins Forces with Australia Post to Make Recycling More Accessible

Consumers can now recycle used Nespresso aluminium capsules at almost 20,000 drop-off points across Australia.
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Nespresso has announced a collaboration with Australia Post that will significantly extend the reach of its recycling program, particularly for those living in rural areas. By using a special post satchel, consumers can now mail their used aluminium capsules back to Nespresso through the post back program.

The new specially designed Australia Post recycling satchels can be posted at any one of Australia Post’s network of 4,000+ post offices and 15,000+ street post boxes, providing a nationwide recycling option, regardless of where consumers live. 

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Trane Helps Central Piedmont Community College Save Millions of Dollars and Reduce Carbon Footprint
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When facilities managers at Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) in Charlotte, North Carolina considered revamping heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, they sought a variety of upgrades to contribute to overall goals for the school.  Enter Trane, who provided innovative HVAC equipment and software systems that have helped reduce the carbon footprint of the Central Campus in uptown Charlotte.

Large Businesses React to Climate Change Issues and Outline Courses of Action

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See the variety of actions organizations from around the world are taking to help to help climate change, in a new report from Ingersoll Rand and GreenBiz: Accountability for Climate Action: How Corporations Are Tackling Climate Change.

Findings are based on a survey exploring the types of commitments made, the strategies companies are following and how these vary by size and type of company. 

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How to Develop a Company Plan for Carbon Neutrality

A Webinar Series Presented by SCS Global Services and Arbor Day Foundation
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In order to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement, companies are facing pressure from customers, governments, investors, and other stakeholders to become carbon neutral. Your company can anticipate and respond to these pressures by developing a climate action plan and becoming carbon neutral. Not only will this identify many opportunities for improvement within your supply chain, but will also help distinguish your brand from competitors.

The Carbon in our Food

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“If food waste were a country by itself, it would be the third largest emitter of greenhouse gases behind China and the United States.”

Are you ready for a punch in the gut? Seriously, I would brace for this one. It’s going to hurt. Here we go, from page 3 of Food Foolish:

How Prepared are Businesses for a Sustainable Future? Ingersoll Rand Leader Discusses Findings from New Survey

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The urgency to address climate change and other environmental challenges has never been greater. And encouragingly, there seems to be a constant and increasing beat of corporate commitments that range from pledging to use more renewable energy to making products that are more environmentally responsible. These wide-ranging commitments provide a clear indication to who is leading, who is partnering, and who may be lagging. What may not be as clear though is the degree to which businesses as a collective force are taking action.

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