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SAP Plans to Power All Datacenters by Renewable Electricity

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Following Facebook's lead earlier this month, SAP wants everyone to know how much it cares about the environment, starting in the datacenter.

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Following Facebook's lead earlier this month, SAP wants everyone to know how much it cares about the environment, starting in the datacenter.

SAP Greens Its Cloud, Will Power Data Centers and Facilities With 100 Percent Renewable Electricity in 2014

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SAP NEWSBYTE, March 24, 2014  /3BL Media/ —  SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced that it will power all its data centers and facilities globally with 100 percent renewable electricity starting in 2014. The shift will help minimize the company’s carbon footprint as it moves to a cloud business model, and will help eliminate carbon emissions caused by its customers’ systems by moving them into a green cloud.

Methane Emissions Are Risky Business

Methane is becoming a pressing “above ground risk”, a threat to the reputation, license to operate, and long term viability of an entire industry.
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I came to Environmental Defense Fund from the management consulting world, and was fortunate to bring a couple of lessons with me. A simple one is that successful companies keep a finger on the pulse of the returns and risks in their industry and core businesses. The oil and gas industry has a growing risk on its hands, and that risk is methane emissions.

New Report Shows Path Forward on Cutting Methane Emissions

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EDF recently commissioned a detailed economic analysis of opportunities to cut methane emissions from the U.S. oil and gas industry. Our objective for was simple – show how leading companies can cut methane emissions quickly and cost-effectively.

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EDF recently commissioned a detailed economic analysis of opportunities to cut methane emissions from the U.S. oil and gas industry. Our objective for was simple – show how leading companies can cut methane emissions quickly and cost-effectively.

Cost-Effective Methane Emissions Reductions from U.S. Oil and Gas

Independent study for EDF reveals ample opportunity for industry to use existing, affordable technologies to control emissions from onshore operations
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WASHINGTON, D.C., March 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ -  An independent analysis conducted by ICF International (ICF) has determined that the onshore segment of the U.S. oil and gas sector can significantly reduce emissions of methane – a highly potent greenhouse gas and the primary ingredient in natural gas – using currently available technologies and at a low annualized cost.

Environmental Protection Agency Honors Boeing with Climate Leadership Award

Company exceeds greenhouse gas reduction goal
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CHICAGO, Feb. 27, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Boeing [NYSE: BA] has received a Climate Leadership Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in recognition of its success in managing and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Using Outside Air to Keep Data Cool

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Caterpillar's main data center has improved greenhouse gas emissions by about 2,500 metric tons of CO2e annually, the equivalent of removing nearly 500 cars from roads. This has been achieved by efficiency improvements to the building's air conditioning system, which runs continuously. Improvements include an automation system that uses more efficient motors for the existing air handlers and equipment that takes advantage of outside air to cool the office during cooler months.

LG TVs Cut Marriot’s CO2 Emissions 1.8M Pounds Annually

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LG’s Energy Star-certified TVs installed in Marriott’s US properties since 2011 have reduced CO2 emissions by an estimated 1.8 million pounds annually compared to a non-Energy Star TVs, the company says.

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