Environmental Stewardship

How One Redfish Can Make a Difference in Florida

Duke Energy teams with nonprofit to replenish redfish after red tide devastates Gulf of Mexico
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Eleven-year-old Genesis Garrett has been fishing for redfish in the Gulf of Mexico since she was a toddler, but on this day, instead of taking fish from the water, she put one in. Genesis and her dad, Zachary Garrett, joined Duke Energy and Coastal Conservation Association Florida at Brasher Park in Port Richey, Florida, to release 25 adult and 2,000 juvenile redfish.

Genesis smiled as she shuffled a release bag and a 2-foot-long redfish into the Gulf.

2018 Takes the Lead in Safety and Environmental Goals

Plum Point and WA Parish awarded for performance in 2018.
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Safety and environmental stewardship are two of our most critical power values at NRG, and 2018 was the best year yet for meeting safety and sustainability goals. We are proud to announce the 2018 Safety and Environmental award winners: The Plum Point energy station located in Osceola, AR received the Plant of the Year award (as well as the STRIVE safety award recognizing the plant for their exemplary safety record), while our WA Parish generating station in Thompsons, TX received the Green Glass Award for their Environmental Stewardship.

Promoting Environmental Stewardship

A holistic approach to minimizing our environmental impact.
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The Medtronic Mission calls us to improve human welfare, which includes caring for our planet. Making the world a healthier place means addressing our environmental impact holistically — from innovating operations to minimize our footprint to product design, manufacturing, and disposal. Since FY13, we have achieved a:

  • 18% decrease in energy use
  • 33% decrease in greenhouse gas emissions
  • 39% decrease in non-regulated waste
  • 16% decrease in water use

Kimberly-Clark’s Commitment to Forest Conservation Recognized with a 2018 FSC® Leadership Award

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Kimberly-Clark, along with its partners from the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), were honored by the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) with a 2018 Leadership Award for Kimberly-Clark and WWF’s “Heart Your Planet” collaboration. The program was unanimously selected for the Uncommon Partnership award for its success in engaging consumers to look for the WWF Panda logo and FSC® label on product packaging to support responsible forest management.

Duke Energy Helps Protect and Restore North Carolina's Wildlife and Natural Resources With $1.1 Million Contribution

11 organizations will benefit from environmental grants
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CHARLOTTE, N.C., November 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Duke Energy is providing more than $1.1 million to support 11 North Carolina environmental nonprofit organizations to preserve, protect and enhance natural heritage across the state.

"North Carolina is home to some of the nation's most beautiful and treasured natural resources," said Stephen De May, Duke Energy's North Carolina president. "We are proud to support initiatives that protect wildlife and natural resources and encourage people to enjoy and care for their surrounding environment."

Subaru’s Tom Easterday Awarded Sagamore of the Wabash and Marquis de Lafayette

After nearly 30 years of service, top American executive at SIA to retire at the end of 2018
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LAFAYETTE, Ind., November 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ - At a recent community reception honoring his nearly 30 years of service to Subaru of Indiana Automotive (SIA), retiring top American executive Tom Easterday was presented with distinguished awards from the State of Indiana and the City of Lafayette.

"I'm equally honored and humbled by this recognition," said Easterday. "I've truly been blessed to have the opportunity to work with several outstanding individuals in serving Indiana, the greater Lafayette community and Subaru during my tenure at SIA."

"What Were You Meant to Be?" Andrew Hoffman Challenges Students at Loyola Convocation

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On August 24, 2018, Andrew J. Hoffman, the Holcim (US) Professor of Sustainable Enterprise at the University of Michigan, delivered the Convocation Address at Loyola University Chicago to 3,250 students and 250 faculty members.

El Abra, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Increases Use of Renewable Energy

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El Abra operations is working to increase its percentage of renewable energy to reach the goal of 100% use of renewables by 2021.

El Abra recently extended an energy supply contract that increases its use of renewable energy sources. The agreement with Engie Energía Chile is part of an energy transition process being developed in Chile to gradually replace coal-fueled power generation with renewable sources, achieving the objectives subscribed by Chile in the United Nations Paris Agreement and established in the country's national energy priorities.

Shire Employees Show How They Are Taking Responsibility for the Environment on World Environment Day

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Shire employees around the world held events during the first week of June to bring awareness and action for the environment in honor of World Environment Day on June 5.

The theme of Shire's World Environment Day event was Taking Responsibility for the Environment: Energy & Climate, Water and Waste, in support of the company’s Responsibility goals (see the infographic focused on Shire’s natural resource goals).

Aurora Organic Dairy’s 2017 Corporate Citizenship Report Demonstrates Its Passion for Organic, and How Its Commitment to Animals, People and the Planet Drives Its Cow-to-Carton Model

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With its support of more than 75,000 acres of organic farmland operated by 100 independent farmers, and 12,000 organic pasture acres surrounding its dairy farms, the leading producer of organic milk for store brand retailers has the scale to positively impact more animals, people and the environment with its keen focus on animal welfare, employee care and environmental stewardship.

Aurora Organic Dairy today announced its progress toward corporate citizenship goals. As of the end of 2016, the Company was on track to surpass several of its five-year goals, established in 2012.

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