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Connecting Cities to be Cleaner, Safer and Stronger

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This is where we can use technology in revolutionary ways. AT&T is teaming up with companies to deploy innovative solutions throughout cities, making them “smarter.” We’re also developing connected solutions to help cities improve the way they use resources and take care of their citizens. But what if we could use the efficiencies created by this technological revolution to understand a city’s environmental impact — and improve it?

What Do Shipping Pallets Have to Do with Reducing Carbon Emissions?

John Schulz, Director of Sustainability Integration, AT&T
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Yesterday, AT&T launched its 2016 Sustainability Report. This report captures progress toward several initiatives, including our goal to enable carbon reduction 10x the footprint of our operations by 2025.

Footprints and Handprints: The Journey to Measure our Full Impact Begins

By John Schulz, Director of Sustainability Integration, AT&T
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One year ago this month, the United Nations adopted a new group of 17 global goals – the Sustainable Development Goals. To say that the goals are ambitious is an understatement. Goals like “no poverty,” “zero-hunger,” “ensure inclusive and quality education for all,” and “take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts,” target some of the most significant challenges of our time.  

Blog: It’s not Just Carbon that Counts

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Today, the Carbon Trust issued a call for business to ‘wake up to water use,’ releasing new data that reveals that while international business leaders agree that carbon emissions are a priority,  less than half recognize the need for action on water.

It also introduced a new Water Standard which assesses business performance on water reduction and the importance placed on water stewardship. Coca-Cola Enterprises was one of the first businesses to pilot and receive the standard, which evaluated our approach to water across our European operations.

GE Announces Winners of Ecomagination Challenge, Invests in 10 Home Energy Start-Ups

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GE announced $63 million of investments in 10 home energy companies as part of its ecomagination Challenge. The initiative, announced last July, is a $200 million commitment to invest and develop partnerships with promising clean technology start-ups. 

The $63 million in investments and commercial partnerships in phase two include ten new concepts from consumer clean tech sectors including solar, communications and software and building efficiency. This phase of the GE challenge, “Powering Your Home,” was launched in January as part of the company’s efforts to improve household energy efficiency through new technologies.  
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GE announced $63 million of investments in 10 home energy companies as part of its ecomagination Challenge. The initiative, announced last July, is a $200 million commitment to invest and develop partnerships with promising clean technology start-ups. 

The $63 million in investments and commercial partnerships in phase two include ten new concepts from consumer clean tech sectors including solar, communications and software and building efficiency. This phase of the GE challenge, “Powering Your Home,” was launched in January as part of the company’s efforts to improve household energy efficiency through new technologies.  
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