14 Finalists Announced for Hawaii Startup Pitch Competition

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OAKLAND, Calif., May 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Fourteen startups have been selected to advance to the final stage of the VERGE Hawaii Accelerate pitch competition following a two-week public voting period, during which more than 9,000 votes were cast.

How Prepared are Businesses for a Sustainable Future? Ingersoll Rand Leader Discusses Findings from New Survey


The urgency to address climate change and other environmental challenges has never been greater. And encouragingly, there seems to be a constant and increasing beat of corporate commitments that range from pledging to use more renewable energy to making products that are more environmentally responsible. These wide-ranging commitments provide a clear indication to who is leading, who is partnering, and who may be lagging. What may not be as clear though is the degree to which businesses as a collective force are taking action.

Mandatory Carbon Pricing Acceptable to Most Business Leaders

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Most business leaders say a mandatory price on carbon is no problem. In fact, it could bring opportunities. See how they’re acting on #ClimateChange and preparing for the future.

Companies Address Energy Efficiency in Operations, Supply Chains & Product Offerings

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A new whitepaper, Accountability for Climate Action: How Corporations Are Tackling Climate Change, shows that businesses are a powerful force in addressing climate change, with a large majority making commitments to increase energy efficiency, reduce CO2 emissions or increase the use of renewables. Findings show more than 50 percent of large companies offer products differentiated by low carbon footprint or impact on emissions reductions. 

How & Why Businesses Are Offering Products That Can Be Differentiated By Carbon Footprint or Impact on Emissions Reduction

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Many companies offer products that can be differentiated by carbon footprint or impact on emissions reduction. Industries leading the way include utilities, industrial goods manufacturers and those supplying basic materials. 

Learn how companies are approaching new product design and redesigning existing products to address #ClimateChange. A new report from Ingersoll Rand and GreenBiz, Accountability for Climate Action: How Corporations Are Tackling Climate Change, details strategies companies are implementing. 

Internal Operations Key to Reducing Emissions for Large Companies

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While it's not uncommon for companies look to their own operations to improve energy efficiency, some may be surprised that more than 70 percent of the largest businesses target internal processes as the most common way to help mitigate #ClimateChange. See the variety of actions business leaders are taking and considering for the future.

Business Leaders Disclose How Companies are Acting on Climate Change

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As part of a global study, business leaders discussed actions being taken to help mitigate #ClimateChange. More than 80 percent of these companies have committed to reducing emissions. Many, including Ingersoll Rand, have implemented wide-ranging activities to reduce the carbon footprint of their operations and product offerings.

Companies Focus on Energy Efficiency to Fight Climate Change

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Energy efficiency plays a big role in how companies are acting on #ClimateChange and reducing their own #CarbonFootprint. New study details wide-ranging initiatives.

The report, Accountability for Climate Action: How Corporations Are Tackling Climate Change, targeted more than 5,300 companies globally and focuses on how businesses are addressing climate change and related issues such as energy efficiency, renewable energy and carbon emissions. 

New Study Gives Insights on How Corporations Are Addressing Climate Change

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What are corporations around the world doing to mitigate #ClimateChange? New whitepaper from Ingersoll Rand and GreenBiz shows it’s more than you may think.

Ingersoll Rand Releases Study Revealing How Corporations are Taking Action on Climate Change

More than 90 percent of companies are working to reduce their carbon footprint
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DAVIDSON, N.C., April 18, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Ingersoll Rand, a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, today revealed findings from a new survey conducted in partnership with GreenBiz Group, an organization advancing the opportunities at the intersection of business, technology and sustainability. This research details the current landscape of corporate action on climate change. 


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