Industry Leaders RESET, BRE and GBCA will collaborate with IWBI™ on Guideline Development
NEW YORK, March 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™), along with RESET™, the Building Research Establishment (BRE) and the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) today announced a joint agreement to work together to develop a coordinated set of global standards and guidelines for indoor and outdoor environmental monitoring systems and sensors.
NEW YORK, March 1, 2017 /3BL Media/ – MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) recently announced that it has achieved its 2015 goal of carbon neutrality, becoming the first U.S.-based insurer to do so.
MetLife achieved carbon neutrality by integrating sustainability and energy efficiency best practices across the company’s global operations, and then offsetting the remainder of emissions through investments in carbon mitigation projects around the world.
Invesco Real Estate (IRE), a global real estate investment manager, has collaborated with CBRE, a global leader in real estate services, to improve the NABERS rating of one of Melbourne’s premier office towers into what is now the first 6 Star NABERS rated retrofitted building in Victoria.
IRE engaged CBRE, Ausnviro and AG Coombs to improve the environmental performance of 321 Exhibition Street – a 20-storey A-Grade tower comprising 30,200 sqm of office space.
It is easy to talk about sustainability, especially when the timeframes for achieving quantifiable results are comfortably far in the future. It’s much harder to actually implement feasible sustainability programs that will have a significant business impact.
Solar Installer Partnership Paired with Buyback Program & Solar Rebate
HOUSTON– February 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Texans now have more reasons to adopt rooftop solar with Green Mountain Energy’s new solar program, featuring a simple three-step process that helps make going solar easy for Texas homeowners. Through the initiative, Green Mountain pairs a homeowner with an approved local rooftop solar installer, then enrolls the homeowner in the Green Mountain Renewable Rewards® buy-back program and provides the homeowner with a SolarSPARC® rebate.
Details Key Climate Action Milestones, Alignment with UN Sustainable Development Goals and Position on Biodiversity
ST. LOUIS, February 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Monsanto Company today released its 2016 Sustainability Report, Growing Better Together. Highlights include Monsanto’s actions to help mitigate and adapt to climate change through collaborative efforts, the advancement of its biodiversity position and alignment of its work with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
For many, “sustainability” evokes images of solar panels, windmills, and electric vehicles. When we at Green Charge use the word, we are indeed talking about reducing carbon emissions by using energy storage to bank renewable energy, thus reducing reliance on power from oil and coal. We also contribute to sustainability by giving utilities the means to leverage our distributed customer-sited energy storage so they can more efficiently balance grid demand.
Into the Wild: An Immersive Virtual Adventure, is the latest permanent development at Marina Bay Sands’ ArtScience Museum in Singapore. The virtual reality adventure transforms nearly 11,000 square feet into a virtual rainforest, which can be explored using one’s smartphone device. The exhibition is made by ArtScience Museum, Google, Lenovo, and World Wildlife Foundation (WWF), in association with Panasonic and Qualcomm, working with the creative talents of MediaMonks and Singaporean artist, Brian Gothong Tan.
Bird of Prey One of 500 Successfully Released from Plant Flight Pen
ESSEXVILLE, Mich., February 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Consumers Energy employees at the company’s Karn Weadock generating complex Friday celebrated the successful release back to the wild of a juvenile bald eagle nursed back to health after it nearly died from lead poisoning.