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The Energy Gang Podcast: Watt it Takes: The Origin Story of Sunrun

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On November 15, The Energy Gang sat down with Lynn Jurich, CEO of Sunrun, America’s leading home solar and energy installer. National Grid has partnered with Sunrun on residential solar installations in upstate New York. Jurich talks about engaging with utilities and how National Grid is standing behind a strategy to move toward a clean energy future on “Watt it Takes: The Origin Story of Sunrun” 

Corporate America and Climate Change: McDonald’s Sets Pace for Strategies & Action in Global Fast-Food Industry

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (12.07.2018)
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Game changer – early adopter – first mover – tipping point – striving for excellence:  These are some of the familiar themes of their work offered by best-selling business authors. These phrases help to frame our understanding of established or emerging trends.

Peter Economy, the “leadership guy” at Inc. magazine, offers us his take on the McDonald’s food chain announcement that “will change the future of the fast-food industry. 

Sharing a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Sustainable Forestry with Consumers

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From furniture to paper products, we all use forest products every day. And we all share a personal responsibility to protect our forests for the generations to come. Because trees provide the air we breathe, clean water to drink and resources we need to live, as well as playing an important role in combatting climate change through carbon sequestration, it’s important to do what we can to preserve forests today.

Circular Economy Helps IT Build Toward Sustainability

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By David Chernicoff, Contributing Writer

Applying the circular economy method is likely the right choice for your business—assuming you want to save money and help the planet. It involves developing IT consumption processes that reflect on corporate ethics and responsibility and enable a more sustainable business environment.

How Much Do You Know About…Paper? Take Our Paper Quiz

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Are you a Paper Pro or a Paper Novice?

Whether you have worked in the printing or paper industry for decades or you are just starting out, take this quiz to find out if you are on top of your paper game.

Take the quiz here

COP24: A Chance For Companies To Act On Climate

By Elizabeth V. Sturcken, Managing Director at the Environmental Defense Fund
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What do we do about our changing climate? That’s the question world leaders will be focused on as the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, otherwise known as COP24 kicks off this week in Katowice, Poland.

Caterpillar | Energy Access

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Nestled in the grassy plains of Gabon’s savanna region, Lékédi National Park is home to several fisheries as well as monkeys, buffalo, antelopes and other wildlife indigenous to Central Africa. When they wanted to build a base camp to accommodate staff and visitors and needed a cost-effective, reliable, scalable solution for power and water supply, they called on Caterpillar.

Richard Heinberg on Our Bonus Decade

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If you're someone who's curious about the geopolitical implications of carbon fuel and the ecological havoc it wreaks, you've probably come across some of Richard Heinberg's work. This week on Sea Change Radio, we speak with this senior fellow at the Post Carbon Institute who has authored over 13 books and regularly ponders the past and future of humanity and the earth in his Museletter. We discuss the global debt crunch, the search for tight oil, and the concomitant acceleration of climate change.

Scotiabank Video: Today is International Day of People with Disabilities

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International Day of People with Disabilities is today and the Scotiabank DiversAbility Alliance Employee Resource Group, led by Executive Champion 

Hallmark Eliminates Styrofoam from Its Facilities

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Did You Know? An EPA study found that every 10,000 tons of materials recycled supports nearly 16 jobs and $760,000 in wages. Recycling contributes to both the protection of our environment and American prosperity.

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Did You Know? An EPA study found that every 10,000 tons of materials recycled supports nearly 16 jobs and $760,000 in wages. Recycling contributes to both the protection of our environment and American prosperity.

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