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How This Indiana Hospital Saved Big on Its Electric Bill

Through incentive program, Putnam County Hospital makes HVAC improvements and saves
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You might need to spend money to make money, but sometimes you’ve got to spend money to save it, too.

Putnam County Hospital in Greencastle, Ind., made extensive energy efficiency upgrades last year and earned $114,263 in incentives from Duke Energy. In addition, the hospital reaps the benefits of its investment each month when it pays less for energy.  

Barron's Names UPS in Top Two Percent of U.S. Companies for Sustainability Efforts

Logistics leader ranked among top 5 industrials in sustainability initiatives
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ATLANTA, February 21, 2019 /3BL Media/Barron’s Magazine has recognized UPS (NYSE: UPS) as a leader in sustainability in its annual list of America’s Top 100 Most Sustainable Companies. The publication ranks UPS as No. 5 in the industrials segment and 18 overall.

Question for Corporate Leaders: Is Your Company’s Sustainability Journey Based on Key Strategies? Is There Clear Alignment of Foundational Strategies With Sustainability?

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (02.15.2019)
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HBR Authors Share Some Research Findings Of Importance to Corporate Leaders and Asset Managers...

Strategy – the familiar word comes down to us over the eons from the language of ancient Greece. The roots of the original word (translated to “stratagem”) mean “the work of the generals, or generalship” which is to clearly say:  to lead from the front..or the top! 

Moody’s Environmental Task Force

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“We’re learning more and more each year about how we can improve our ability to accurately track our carbon footprint. With that knowledge, we’re able to identify new ways to drive down emissions even further.” Tim Brosnan Senior Vice President, Global Real Estate, Moody’s Corporation 

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“We’re learning more and more each year about how we can improve our ability to accurately track our carbon footprint. With that knowledge, we’re able to identify new ways to drive down emissions even further.” Tim Brosnan Senior Vice President, Global Real Estate, Moody’s Corporation 

When You Realize, It’s Not Just You. – Shedding Light on Gender and Navigating Academia

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Or how two professors are bringing awareness and a voice to gender issues in higher education: Erb Staffer Carolyn Kwant talks with Sara Soderstrom, Asst. Professor, University of Michigan and Maria Farkas, Asst. Professor, Department of Management, Imperial College Business School. 

Texas Sun Powers New Green Mountain Energy Go Local Solar Plan

New plan powers homes with Texas solar energy; no roof required
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HOUSTON, February 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Electricity customers across the state can let their Texas pride shine while showing the planet some love with a new solar plan. Green Mountain Energy has launched its first electricity plan that lets customers power their homes with 100 percent solar electricity generated right here in Texas. Go Local Solar is inspired by the farm-to-table movement, harnessing electricity from Texas-based solar parks and giving both homeowners and renters local solar power with no rooftop installation or upfront costs required.

Domtar CEO: Shadow Regulations Pose Challenges to Sustainability

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Government regulation can be a blessing or a burden. In every case, it’s the result of a public process. In contrast, says Domtar CEO John D. Williams, too many of today’s extra-governmental, voluntary programs — shadow regulations — fall short of this process.

Shadow regulations are built on opaque algorithms and are of nebulous value, and they threaten the very transparency that legitimate sustainability regulations are supposed to advance.

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation and KidsGardening Encourage Communities to Apply for Youth Garden Grant Funding

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As part of its Gro More Good commitment to connect 10 million children to the benefits of gardens by 2023, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation is encouraging schools and not-for-profit organizations across the country to apply for funding to support their youth garden programs.

Don’t Miss These 7 CSR & Sustainability Conferences in 2019

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It’s February, which means the new year is officially well underway. As you hit the ground running with your 2019 corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategies and projects, it’s important to make time for professional development, remain on top of key industry trends and stay connected with your peers.

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