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Ninety One Launches Decarbonization '40 Act Fund to Meet Growing Demand for Climate-Aware Investment Solutions

Deirdre Cooper & Graeme Baker to manage US ‘40 Act Fund
Press Release

NEW YORK, October 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Ninety One, an active global investment manager, announces the launch of the Ninety One Global Environment Fund. This launch addresses growing interest from US-based financial advisors and institutional investors in access to companies in the environmental-solutions universe that are poised to grow and outperform as the world transitions towards net zero.

PSEG Joins UN 'Race To Zero' Initiative, Commits to Setting Science-Based Emissions Reduction Targets

PSEG Also Launches 2021 Sustainability and Climate Report – Achieves More Than 54% Reduction in GHG Emissions Since 2005
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NEWARK, N.J., October 18, 2021 /3BL Media/ – PSEG announced that it has joined the Business Ambition for 1.5°C and the Race to Zero campaigns and commits to developing science-based targets.

River Trails School District 26 Awarded for Outstanding Energy Efficiency Commitments

District’s first net-zero energy consumption facility on track to save $32,000 annually
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DAVIDSON, N.C., October 18, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Trane® - by Trane Technologies (NYSE: TT), a global climate innovator - has recognized the River Trails School District 26 in Mount Prospect, Illinois, with a Reducing the Energy Intensity of the World Award for their impressive sustainability commitments, including a significant reduction in energy consumption at their facilities. This coincided with the christening of the newly renovated Prairie Trails School - Mount Prospect's first net-zero energy consumption facility.

Investors Pushing the Drive to Net Zero -- Ninety One Publishes Second Edition of the Planetary Pulse Survey, Investing for a Carbon Free World: What Investors Want

Thirty two percent of investors are happy for their money to be used to reduce carbon emissions, regardless of return
Press Release

NEW YORK, October 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Ninety One has published the second edition of the Planetary Pulse survey, Investing for a Carbon Free World: What Investors Want. The survey of more than 6000 individual investors (investors) across ten markets (UK, US, Canada, Germany, Italy, Denmark, Sweden, South Africa, Singapore and Hong Kong) found that investors are ready to support the drive to net zero, with half stating that asset managers should use their influence as shareholders of carbon-heavy companies to he

Alliant Energy Celebrates First Community Solar Garden in Company History

Nearly 95 percent of solar blocks sold or donated
Press Release

FOND DU LAC, Wis., October 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Today, Alliant Energy celebrated its first community solar project with a public open house and solar garden tours in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. The 1-megawatt solar garden, at maximum output, could power 1,000 homes and is expected to be operational by the end of 2021.   

Applications Now Open for Black & Veatch's Climate Tech Accelerator Program

IgniteX Climate Tech Accelerator’ now accepting applications from startups looking to speed the development of decarbonization and sustainable technology innovations
Blog

Global engineering leader Black & Veatch is proud to announce that applications are now open for its IgniteX Climate Tech Accelerator program, an innovative 12-week virtual program that provides funding and support to startup companies on the cutting edge of climate technology.

Business Sustainability Risk and Performance Index 2021

Insights from Global Supply Chain Rating
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See key findings from the fifth edition of the Business Sustainability Risk and Performance Index: Insights from Global Supply Chain Ratings, which examines the sustainability performance of more than 46,000 companies assessed by EcoVadis during the period 2016-2020. All in a bite-sized infographic format.

The infographic includes an analysis of business sustainability performance across four themes: Environment, Labor and Human Rights, Ethics and Sustainable Procurement along with industry snapshots and regional comparisons.

P&G and Walmart Team Up to Assist Consumers in Eco-friendly Choices

Blog

With reports from the IPCC calling “code red” on climate, Americans are becoming exponentially more aware and concerned about the world’s climate crisis. Still, most are not sure how they can contribute to solving such an immense threat as an individual. One place they are looking for answers is the corporate sector.

Measuring Business Sustainability Performance. How Does North America Compare in Sustainability Performance?

Interactive graphs let you compare sustainability performance across countries, regions and industries
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Explore insights from global supply chain ratings based on data derived from more than 46,000 companies assessed between 2016 and 2020. Get Your Insights on Business Sustainability Performance.

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Chevron, Delta Air Lines, and Google Announce Intent to Measure Sustainable Aviation Fuel Emissions Data, Increase Industry Transparency

Summary: 
  • Chevron will produce SAF test batch and sell SAF to Delta at LAX hub
  • Chevron and Delta will share results from SAF pilot with Google Cloud to better understand emissions reporting 
Press Release
  • Chevron will produce SAF test batch and sell SAF to Delta at LAX hub
  • Chevron and Delta will share results from SAF pilot with Google Cloud to better understand emissions reporting 

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