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Supply Chain – Annual Update Blog

By Tim Fleming
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I coach my nephew’s little league team here in Texas. What impresses me most about these young players is the enthusiasm that they have for being a part of a team. While they care about their individual performance, they care more about the team. At a young age, they fundamentally understand that they rise and fall together.

This spirit of teamwork is something I think we all can learn from.

Union Pacific Reports Environmental Strategies, Stewardship and Risks to CDP

Completes Inaugural Water Questionnaire
Press Release

Omaha, Neb., July 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ – In its sixth annual public disclosure to CDP, Union Pacific submitted climate change data, discussing efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. For the first time, the company also outlined efforts to responsibly manage water in the CDP’s water questionnaire.

Illustrating the role environmental sustainability plays in Union Pacific’s business planning and operations, the company details the following actions:

Waste and Recycling Industry Welcomes Supreme Court Decision on Greenhouse Emissions

Unanimous ruling prevents EPA regulation that would establish redundant permitting for landfills
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The National Waste & Recycling Association applauds the recent unanimous Supreme Court decision in Utility Air Regulatory Group v. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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The National Waste & Recycling Association applauds the recent unanimous Supreme Court decision in Utility Air Regulatory Group v. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

EPA Ups the Ante

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Earlier this week, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed rules to achieve a 30% reduction in carbon emissions from existing power plants by 2030 (compared to 2005 levels).

U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard Should Be Informed by Environmental Impact

Posted by Brent Erickson
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For the first time in the short history of the U.S. government’s Renewable Fuel Standard, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed to decrease the total amount of renewable fuel required as part of the national supply, with a 41 percent cut to the advanced biofuel category.
 

The Keystone XL Pipeline: More Symbol Than Substance -Energy Minute

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The State Department is delaying its decision on the Keystone XL pipeline, pushing the controversy past this fall’s midterm elections. That removes it from being an election political football, but not from the front pages, where’s it’s the environmental hot topic that won’t cool down.

Citi Issues 2013 Global Citizenship Report

Citi surpasses $50 billion climate initiative target three years early, achieves 25% greenhouse gas reduction goal
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Citi has helped provide $365 million to 40 microfinance institutions in 22 countries, reaching 975,000 borrowers

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Citi has helped provide $365 million to 40 microfinance institutions in 22 countries, reaching 975,000 borrowers

Bacardi Sets Sustainability Goals

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The Bacardi Limited Good Spirited global sustainability program has set goals to reduce water and energy use and greenhouse gas emissions, including some significant ones by 2022.

By 2017, the company has a goal is to obtain 40 percent of the sugarcane-derived products from certified, sustainable sources – and 100 percent by 2022. This pledge from Bacardi is an industry first, according to the company.

Whirlpool Corporation Embraces ENERGY STAR as an Important Part of its Broader Strategy Designed to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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BENTON HARBOR, Mich., April 8, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) has a long history in environmental stewardship including helping to draft the first ENERGY STAR® appliance standards. The company currently sells 424 ENERGY STAR appliance models, and has been honored with 23 ENERGY STAR Awards since the beginning of the program in 1998 - offering more qualified products, and winning more ENERGY STAR Awards than any other manufacturer. 

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