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National Grid Seeks Approval of Revolution Wind Contract in Rhode Island

Revolution Wind will be the largest procurement of offshore wind in Rhode Island
Press Release

PROVIDENCE, R.I., February 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ – National Grid filed for regulatory approval of a 20-year contract for energy from a new, 400 MW offshore wind farm – Revolution Wind. The project, originally developed by Providence-based Deepwater Wind, has since been acquired by Orsted, one of the world’s leading developers of offshore wind farms. National Grid selected Revolution Wind in coordination with the Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources and the Division of Public Utilities and Carriers.

Argentinian Agribusiness Leader Ledesma Announces Verified Carbon Footprint for Its Office Paper

Carbon Footprint Verification Conducted by SCS Global Services
Press Release

EMERYVILLE, Calif., December 28, 2018 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services (SCS), a global third-party certification body, announced today that Ledesma SAAI, an Argentinian agribusiness company that produces 40% of the nation’s printing and writing paper has earned Carbon Footprint Verification for its Office Ream paper product. This internationally recognized verification demonstrates Ledesma’s strong commitment to product transparency as part of its overall leadership in product stewardship and environmental sustainability.

Symantec Hits GHG Target, Increases Employee Engagement and Adds Diverse Talent to the Tech Workforce

Article

As part of its commitment to climate action, Symantec set a goal in 2016 to reduce Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 30 percent over a 10-year period (FY16 to FY25 with a FY15 baseline). Through investments in energy conservation and more efficient use of space the company has achieved a 32 percent reduction in GHG emissions in just three years. Its Mountain View Headquarters now has a zero-carbon electricity contract as it moves to further reduce emissions by choosing cleaner sources of energy to power offices, labs and data centers.

Leading Global Investors Managing $6.4 Trillion Call on Companies to Eliminate Deforestation in South American Cattle Production

Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, September 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ - As carbon pollution from global cattle production and tropical deforestation continues its alarming rise, 44 investors with approximately US $6.4 trillion in assets under management today called on companies sourcing beef and related cattle products to mitigate and eliminate deforestation risks from their supply chains.

Vodafone Group Plc Sustainable Business Report 2018

Article

Vodafone Group Plc has just published its Sustainable Business Report 2018.

Its strategy is founded on the organisation’s purpose - to connect everybody to live a better today and build a better tomorrow - and on its commitment to responsible behaviour in everything it does.

Companies Must Take the Higher Road Toward a Sustainable Future

By Mindy Lubber
Article

The rapidly changing climate, a global water crisis, and profound and ongoing human rights abuses undermine not only business operations, but also the lives and livelihoods of employees, customers and stakeholders.  

GRI November Podcast Out

Curbing Carbon Emissions
Multimedia with summary

With the UN Climate Change Conference COP23 taking place in Germany early November, in this month’s show we’ll hear about the innovative ways Munich Airport is working to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. We also have a report from our Regional Hub China, which is busy preparing for several Networking Events in the area later this month. Not to forget, the show kicks off with the latest sustainability news.

Massachusetts Businesses Urge Lawmakers to Support Increased Renewable Energy Standard

Over a dozen Commonwealth employers call on lawmakers to increase the Massachusetts Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) to 50% by 2030
Press Release

September 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Massachusetts businesses are calling on state lawmakers to support an increase of the state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) to achieve 50 percent renewable energy supply by 2030.

Telstra Releases Bigger Picture 2017 Sustainability Report

Article

Telstra’s Bigger Picture 2017 Sustainability Report details the evolution of its sustainability strategy, and highlights a series of ‘firsts’ for Australia’s leading telecommunications and technology company.

In FY17 Telstra released the first Australian Digital Inclusion Index, a vital information tool which maps the country’s digital divide. The Index is at the centre of Telstra’s long-running digital inclusion programs, and aims to inform efforts to bridge digital exclusion across Australia.

New Analysis Shows Fuel Economy and Emissions Standards Enhance Auto Industry Financial Prospects

Press Release

August 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ - As disruption from new technologies, mobility models and global trends threaten financial prospects for legacy automakers, national fuel economy and emissions standards can help increase the viability and international competitiveness of domestic automakers and suppliers, according to a new analysis prepared by an independent automotive industry analyst and commissioned by the sustainability nonprofit organization Ceres.

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