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The Sustainability Edge in Real Estate Investing

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by Kimberly Ryan, Senior Portfolio Manager, Wells Fargo Private Bank

Commercial real estate can have a significant impact on the environment and an increasing number of real estate industry professionals are incorporating sustainability practices into corporate strategy and building management. Kimberly Ryan, Portfolio Manager for Wells Fargo Private Bank’s Social Impact Investing (SII) REIT strategies offers her thoughts on the benefits of integrating sustainability and ESG analysis into the REIT investment process.

Why Clean Energy Investments Should be Part of Your Risk Management Strategy

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There’s a new way to approach energy risks that should interest business leaders who navigate today’s changing economy.

Is your corporate risk management strategy considering these three realities, and how to respond?

FCA US Recognized as Health, Safety and Energy Leader in Automotive Manufacturing

Summary: 
  • More manufacturing facilities certified in both ISO 50001 and OHSAS 18001 than any other automotive company in North America
  • Thirty-one sites certified in 24 months
  • Certified facilities account for 98 percent of manufacturing’s total energy usage
  • Plants reduced injuries by 33 percent and energy consumption per vehicle by 8 percent in one year
  • Certifications build on core values of World Class Manufacturing methodology
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  • More manufacturing facilities certified in both ISO 50001 and OHSAS 18001 than any other automotive company in North America
  • Thirty-one sites certified in 24 months
  • Certified facilities account for 98 percent of manufacturing’s total energy usage
  • Plants reduced injuries by 33 percent and energy consumption per vehicle by 8 percent in one year
  • Certifications build on core values of World Class Manufacturing methodology

BIER Issues Results of 2014 Water and Energy Use Benchmarking Study

Beverage Industry Continues to Drive Improvement in Water and Energy Use
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February 12, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Today the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) marks the release of select results from the 2014 benchmarking study.  In its eighth year of benchmarking, BIER recognized a number of key findings pointing to continued efforts on the part of the beverage industry to improve water and energy usage.

CDP Recognizes 21st Century Fox as Leader in Sustainability Disclosure for Sixth Straight Year

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For the sixth consecutive year, the environmental nonprofit CDP has commended 21st Century Fox for the transparency and thoroughness of its corporate sustainability program. CDP assesses the depth and quality of companies' climate change data each year, and the organization's latest report ranks 21st Century Fox among the top 7% of S&P 500 companies, placing it on the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index.

Cisco Takes Holistic Approach to Reducing Energy Use and Costs

by Andy Smith
Blog

Cisco’s EnergyOps team is tasked with reducing energy consumption and increasing energy efficiency at our offices, labs, and data centers worldwide. Cisco’s labs are our largest consumer of energy and although we are putting a lot of effort into improving the efficiency of those environments, we’re finding great success in taking a more holistic approach that includes implementing efficiency opportunities within all of our building support systems such as HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning), building controls, and lighting.

Three Simple Ways To Reduce Your Energy Use

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Did you know the energy used by our kiosks remains the company’s largest environmental impact? This energy doesn’t factor in to our greenhouse gas emissions, so we have a separate goal to reduce our kiosks’ energy use.

Our goal is to reduce the average energy used by each kiosk by 15 percent by 2015, compared to a 2010 baseline. And we’re starting to move in the right direction, as we saw a 1 percent reduction in 2013, compared to 2010.

Coinstar design changes decrease average energy use

"Create, Grow, Sustain: Celebrating Success" Report Reviews Corporate Progress

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Business Roundtable’s annual sustainability report reaffirms the business community’s commitment to addressing environmental and energy challenges, while driving economic growth and job creation. Includes comments from Ingersoll Rand Chairman and CEO Mike Lamach (page 85). - See more at: http://www.cees.ingersollrand.com/Pages/index.aspx#sthash.0y90g6jd.dpuf

Business Roundtable’s annual sustainability report reaffirms the business community’s commitment to addressing environmental and energy challenges, while driving economic growth and job creation. Includes comments from Ingersoll Rand Chairman and CEO Mike Lamach (page 85). - See more at: http://www.cees.ingersollrand.com/Pages/index.aspx#sthash.0y90g6jd.dpuf

Business Roundtable’s annual sustainability report reaffirms the business community’s commitment to addressing environmental and energy challenges, while driving economic growth and job creation.

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Business Roundtable’s annual sustainability report reaffirms the business community’s commitment to addressing environmental and energy challenges, while driving economic growth and job creation. Includes comments from Ingersoll Rand Chairman and CEO Mike Lamach (page 85). - See more at: http://www.cees.ingersollrand.com/Pages/index.aspx#sthash.0y90g6jd.dpuf

Business Roundtable’s annual sustainability report reaffirms the business community’s commitment to addressing environmental and energy challenges, while driving economic growth and job creation. Includes comments from Ingersoll Rand Chairman and CEO Mike Lamach (page 85). - See more at: http://www.cees.ingersollrand.com/Pages/index.aspx#sthash.0y90g6jd.dpuf

Business Roundtable’s annual sustainability report reaffirms the business community’s commitment to addressing environmental and energy challenges, while driving economic growth and job creation.

Boeing Reports Five-Year Environmental Improvements

Press Release

CHICAGO, June 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Boeing (NYSE: BA) made significant improvements in its environmental performance, even as total airplane deliveries increased by 50 percent from 2007 to 2012, the company announced today in its annual Environment Report.

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