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In Honor of Earth Day – Find Out How Much Carbon Your Virtualization Infrastructure is Avoiding!

By Nicola Acutt, Vice President of Sustainability Strategy, VMware
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Having pioneered the development of server virtualization, VMware has significantly increased the operational efficiency of IT resources. Server virtualization is a key element of cloud computing. It allows for elasticity through rapid provisioning and de-provisioning of services. By reducing the number of servers needed, and increasing the utilization rates of servers deployed, virtualization software also decreases, often dramatically, the total energy required to support a given service.

Ecocentricity Blog: Every Day is Earth Day

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The Earth is different though. She is a constant presence in human existence, a daily experience for each of us. Without asking, she gifts us fresh water, protection from ultraviolet radiation, a regulated climate, breathable air and energy to fuel our bodies.

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The Earth is different though. She is a constant presence in human existence, a daily experience for each of us. Without asking, she gifts us fresh water, protection from ultraviolet radiation, a regulated climate, breathable air and energy to fuel our bodies.

Celebrating Sustainability at Kimberly-Clark

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On Saturday, April 22, millions of people across the globe celebrated Earth Day to demonstrate their commitment to sustainability. At Kimberly-Clark, it’s also a day to reflect on Kimberly-Clark’s sustainability achievements and where we’re going in the future.

Of course, sustainability has come a long way since Kimberly-Clark was formed in 1872! Throughout our history, we’ve continuously improved how we operate and embed sustainable practices into our business.

Domtar Celebrates Earth Week Year-Round

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Domtar’s celebration of International Earth Day starts early, with a weeklong emphasis leading up to the worldwide day on April 22. We call it Earth Week, and we’ll spend it focusing on the natural gifts of our planet and giving back to our communities.

CSX and the Arbor Day Foundation Work Together to Plant the Future

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CSX’s community partners help us achieve a wide range of corporate responsibility goals – one of which is being a committed neighbor and environmental steward. Our employees realize that part of their job is being an integral part of the communities where CSX operates.

So this Earth Day, we’re celebrating our partnership with one of our CSX community partners: The Arbor Day Foundation. Last fall, some of the Arbor Day Foundation staff met with CSX colleagues who planted trees at one of our Philadelphia service days.

LA Galaxy Provides Tree Care at Griffith Park in Celebration of Earth Day

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Earlier today, AEG’s LA Galaxy staff and community volunteers worked alongside TreePeople, a 3-year LA Galaxy partner that inspires people in Los Angeles to take personal responsibility for the urban forest, to provide tree care throughout the Bette Davis Picnic Area at Griffith Park in Los Angeles. Staff and volunteers built water basins, pulled weeds, watered trees, spread mulch and adjusted tree stakes and ties to ensure straight tree growth.

Whirlpool Corporation Celebrates Earth Day

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At Whirlpool Corporation, we have been focused on sustainability since 1969, long before it became the norm, and we continue to integrate it into our everyday work. Our global sustainability team collaborates on projects and goals that deliver value to our stakeholders and the environment. In addition, our team drives continuous improvement throughout our operations, products and services. We’ve reduced our water and energy use, cut emissions and waste at our manufacturing facilities, and designed resource-efficient products — which we believe are the right things to do.

Republic Services Celebrates Earth Day in Bridgeton with Expansion of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)-Powered Fleet

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BRIDGETON, Mo., April 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services announced the unveiling of the compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station and the addition of 20 new CNG-powered trucks to serve customers throughout Bridgeton. The new CNG trucks replace older diesel-powered trucks, and bring the total number of natural gas vehicles operated locally by Republic to 133.

Earth Day Water Q&A with Carlos Duran from Gildan

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It's no secret that apparel manufacturing and the consumer use of apparel have a strong connection to water.

As a vertically-integrated apparel manufacturer that is committed to sustainable operations, Gildan understands that our operations have a direct impact on the environment and that we need to continuously look for new ways to reduce our footprint, through improved water-use efficiencies or water recycling initiatives.

Republic Services Commemorates Earth Day in Daly City with Expansion of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)-Powered Fleet

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DALY CITY, Calif., April 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services announced the unveiling of the new compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station and the addition of 22 new CNG-powered trucks to serve customers of Daly City. The new CNG trucks replace older diesel-powered trucks in the Company’s fleet.

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