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Green Mountain Energy Launches Nationwide Offering of Monthly and Annual Carbon Offset Subscriptions

Green Mountain Offsets offers Lifestyle, Commuting, Home and Air Travel plans to lower your carbon footprint
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HOUSTON, June 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Green Mountain Energy is now offering consumers across the country a convenient way to green-up their lifestyle through monthly and annual carbon offset subscriptions. Consumers can engage quickly through a new website, GreenMountainOffsets.com, and have the option of numerous plans to reduce their carbon footprint by purchasing third-party verified carbon offsets.

20 Cities Awarded TD Green Space Grants for Innovative Urban Forestry Initiatives in Underserved Neighborhoods

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LINCOLN, Neb. and TORONTO, June 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Today, TD Bank Group (TD) and the Arbor Day Foundation announced the recipients of the TD Green Space Grants program. These grants provide a total of $400,000 USD to support green infrastructure development, tree planting, forestry stewardship, and community green space expansion, advancing environmental and economic benefits for underserved communities.

Webinar: Schneider Electric, VF Corp. and We Mean Business Discuss Sustainability Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

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While the world we live in today looks a lot different than that of 2019, a few things remain the same – the impact of climate change on our resources and the push to meet corporate sustainability goals by stakeholders. However, due to the new drastic changes we’re facing in the world today, companies are now challenged to think differently about how they move the needle for sustainability. Now more than ever is the time to build a more resilient and sustainable future, and companies cannot take their foot off the gas.

Schneider Electric's 2019 - 2020 Sustainability Report

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The 2018 – 2020 Schneider Sustainability Impact (SSI) is a collection of our sustainability goals, grouped under five megatrends. We use the SSI to share and measure our progress toward our own sustainability objectives, which are closely tied to the United Nations (U.N.) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Alliant Energy Announces Six New Solar Projects in Wisconsin

Solar to provide customers with cost-effective and sustainable energy while creating jobs and spurring economic growth in communities we serve.
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MADISON, Wis., May 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Alliant Energy (NASDAQ: LNT) announces plans to acquire and advance 675 megawatts (MW) of solar in mostly rural areas in six Wisconsin counties: Grant, Jefferson, Richland, Rock, Sheboygan and Wood. The projects are the next step in the company's Clean Energy Blueprint, a strategic roadmap to cost-effectively accelerate renewable energy while reducing carbon emissions.

Land Betterment Corporation Discusses Its Betterment Recycled Mulch Division

Company is recycling tires throughout the coal mining region to clean the environment and create sustainable materials and jobs
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FISHERS, Ind., May 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, is pleased to announce the further development of its initial two tire recycling centers.  The Company is finalizing engineering plans of its Bluegrass Plant in Pike County, Kentucky, near the town of Pikeville and its Mountaineer Plant in Wyoming County, West Virginia, near the town of Oceana.

Questions We Are Thinking About in the Midst of Major Disruption on Sustainable Investing Trends & Corporate Sustainability Journeys

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (05.15.2020)
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As the global coronavirus pandemic continues to uproot our normal business, financial, economic and personal pursuits, questions that we could logically ask are (1) what impact does the virus crisis have on the ongoing corporate sustainability / ESG / citizenship efforts; and (2) what is the investor reaction – does the move into more sustainable / ESG investment vehicles continue?

Some answers come from Sanghamitra Saha, of Zack’s, writing in Yahoo Finance – “Here’s Why ESG ETFs Are Hot Amid Pandemic”.

Wells Fargo Names Nate Hurst to Lead Corporate Responsibility, Philanthropy, and Sustainability Efforts

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SAN FRANCISCO, May 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC)  announced that Nate Hurst will join the company on June 1 to oversee a newly combined organization that includes Corporate Responsibility, Philanthropy, Community Relations, and Sustainability. He will also serve as president of the Wells Fargo Foundation.

Report: Electrical Distribution Networks Can Contribute to a Low-Carbon Future

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Climate change is a rapidly growing global concern. Therefore, new, more stringent regulations to reduce CO2 emissions will be introduced to allow a massive deployment of distributed energy resources, including the incorporation of electric vehicles. Electric distribution utilities will therefore face problems in managing their networks and will need to adopt new solutions.

This paper offers modern strategies for:

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